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ROG Strix GeForce RTX™ 3050 8GB
ROG Strix GeForce RTX™ 3050 8GB GDDR6 buffed-up design with chart-topping thermal performance.
NVIDIA Ampere Streaming Multiprocessors: The all-new Ampere SM brings 2X the FP32 throughput and improved power efficiency.
2nd Generation RT Cores: Experience 2X the throughput of 1st gen RT Cores, plus concurrent RT and shading for a whole new level of ray-tracing performance.
3rd Generation Tensor Cores: Get up to 2X the throughput with structural sparsity and advanced AI algorithms such as DLSS. These cores deliver a massive boost in game performance and all-new AI capabilities.
Axial-tech fan design has been newly tuned with a reversed central fan direction for less turbulence.
2.7-slot design expands cooling surface area to make the most of the three powerful Axial-tech fans.
Super Alloy Power II includes premium alloy chokes, solid polymer capacitors, and an array of high-current power stages.
GPU Tweak II provides intuitive performance tweaking, thermal controls, and system monitoring.
GeForce RTX™ 3050
GeForce RTX™ 3050
From top to bottom, the ROG Strix GeForce RTX™ 3050 has been designed to push performance boundaries. A fresh design and more metal surrounds a grouping of Axial-tech fans that leverage a new rotation scheme. Below the blades, a larger, more impressive heatsink is ready for the most demanding thermal loads. The PCB has some new tricks up its sleeves, and even the backplate has received some performance-boosting changes. For gamers who want to get the most out of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, the latest addition to the ROG Strix stable delivers in every way.
AXIAL-TECH FAN DESIGN
Three cutting edge fans feature a smaller hub that facilitates longer blades and a barrier ring to increase downward air pressure.
The two side fans spin counterclockwise to reduce turbulence. And to eliminate unnecessary noise, a stop mode halts all fans when the GPU temp falls below 42 degrees and power consumption is low.
To get heat up off the die and into the heatsink array to benefit from the new fan design requires special attention. We use a manufacturing process that polishes the surface of the heat spreader to improve smoothness at the microscopic level. The extra flatness allows for better contact with the die for improved thermal transfer.*for illustration only
The heat spreader draws heat up into heatpipes that carry it through a fin stack that fills most of the card’s large, 2.7-slot footprint.
Top-shelf capacitors, chokes, and MOSFETs are selected to effortlessly deliver hundreds of watts at a millisecond’s notice. The Super Alloy Power II parts are soldered to the PCB using our advanced Auto-Extreme automated manufacturing process. Smooth joints on the rear of the PCB and the elimination of human errors ensures each graphics card meets our rigorous specifications.*For illustration only
The rear of the card sports two PWM FanConnect headers that provide additional DIY flexibility. Chassis fans can be directly attached to the card and tuned with a curve that is based on CPU and GPU temperatures, providing extra intake or exhaust for demanding 3D tasks.
In addition to under-the-hood design changes, the ROG Strix features a new face with metal accents that mirror the design aesthetic of ROG and ROG Strix motherboards. Textured accents in a greyscale colorway blend seamlessly into subtle builds or make a striking impact while the card is vertically mounted and lit by chassis LEDs.
It’s Cooler Out Back
Flipping the card around reveals more design improvements. For enhanced heat dissipation, a wide backplate vent and shortened PCB allow hot air to escape towards chassis exhaust fans instead of being recycled back into the cooler. The I/O bracket is made from stainless steel to protect ports and provide a more secure mount. A conveniently placed Dual BIOS switch allows quick selection between “performance” and “quiet” mode for basic customization of the card’s default behavior without software. To top it off, an ROG logo with addressable RGB backlighting adds flair.
A new addressable RGB element lines the front edge of the card and can be customized with Armoury Crate software to sync lighting and effects with other ROG components. To fulfill the power demands of the GeForce RTX 3050, an 8-pin power connector is present, along with an onboard circuit that monitors PSU rail voltage. The circuit is fast enough to catch any transients that result in the rail voltage dropping too low. If that happens, a red LED will light up to indicate a power supply issue.
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GPU Tweak II
The ASUS GPU Tweak II utility takes graphics card tuning to the next level. It allows you to tweak critical parameters including GPU core clocks, memory frequency, and voltage settings, with the option to monitor everything in real-time through a customizable on-screen display. Advanced fan control is also included along with many more features to help you get the most out of your graphics card.
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GEFORCE RTX 30 SERIES
THE ULTIMATE PLAY
GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs deliver the ultimate performance for gamers and creators. They’re powered by Ampere—NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture—with new RT Cores, Tensor Cores, and streaming multiprocessors for the most realistic ray-traced graphics and cutting-edge AI features.
ONLY ON GEFORCE RTX
THE WORLD’S FASTEST GPUs NVIDIA Ampere Architecture
MOST REALISTIC & IMMERSIVE GRAPHICS 2nd Gen Ray Tracing
AI-ACCELERATED PERFORMANCE NVIDIA DLSS
LOWEST SYSTEM LATENCY NVIDIA Reflex
THE BEST EXPERIENCE FOR EVERY GAME Game Ready Drivers
BUILT FOR LIVE STREAMING NVIDIA Encoder
AI-ENHANCED VOICE & VIDEO NVIDIA Broadcast App
FAST-TRACK YOUR CREATIVITY NVIDIA Studio
RTX. IT’S ON.
ULTIMATE RAY TRACING AND AI
NVIDIA RTX is the most advanced platform for ray tracing and AI technologies that are revolutionizing the ways we play and create. Over 150 top games and applications use RTX to deliver realistic graphics with incredibly fast performance or cutting-edge new AI features like NVIDIA DLSS and NVIDIA Broadcast. RTX is the new standard.
GET FASTER PERFORMANCE WITH NVIDIA DLSS
MAX FPS. MAX QUALITY. POWERED BY AI.
Get a performance boost with NVIDIA DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling). AI-specialized Tensor Cores on GeForce RTX GPUs give your games a speed boost with uncompromised image quality. This lets you crank up the settings and resolution for an even better visual experience.
VICTORY MEASURED IN MILLISECONDS
NVIDIA Reflex delivers the ultimate competitive advantage. The lowest latency. The best responsiveness. Powered by GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs and NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Displays with Reflex. Acquire targets faster, react quicker, and increase aim precision through a revolutionary suite of technologies built to reduce and measure system latency for competitive games.
GAME READY DRIVERS
THE BEST EXPERIENCE FOR EVERY GAME
GeForce Game Ready Drivers deliver the best experience for your favorite games. They’re finely tuned in collaboration with developers and extensively tested across thousands of hardware configurations for maximum performance and reliability. Game Ready Drivers also allow you to optimize game settings with a single click and empower you with the latest NVIDIA technologies. That’s what we call Game Ready.
BUILT FOR LIVE STREAMING
Steal the show with incredible graphics and smooth, stutter-free live streaming. GeForce RTX GPUs feature advanced streaming capabilities thanks to the NVIDIA Encoder (NVENC), engineered to deliver show-stopping performance and image quality. Plus, exclusive optimizations to all your favorite streaming apps unlock the ability to give your audience your very best—every time.
YOUR AI-POWERED HOME STUDIO
The NVIDIA Broadcast app transforms any room into a home studio—taking your livestreams, voice chats and video conference calls to the next level with powerful AI effects like noise removal, virtual background, and more.
UP YOUR CREATIVE GAME
Take your creative projects to a new level with GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs. Experience AI-acceleration in top creative apps and enhance your workflows with the NVIDIA Studio platform of dedicated drivers and exclusive tools. Whether you're rendering complex 3D scenes, editing high resolution video, or seamlessly connecting and collaborating with NVIDIA Omniverse™, GeForce RTX GPUs give you the performance to create your best.