A new era of laptops begins today featuring the NVIDIA Ampere  architecture, with the launch of 70+ models powered by GeForce® RTX™ 30 Series Laptop GPUs. 

These next-gen laptops, which start at US$999, increase energy efficiency by up to 2x, accelerate  performance dramatically and introduce third-generation Max-Q technologies for thin and lightweight  designs.  

The new RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs deliver stunning ray-traced gaming experiences in Cyberpunk 2077  and other top titles, and enable content creators to produce incredible work using hundreds of GPU accelerated apps.  

“After taking the desktop market by storm, our NVIDIA Ampere architecture is now powering the  world’s fastest laptops,” said Kaustubh Sanghani, vice president and general manager of GeForce OEM  at NVIDIA. “Nowhere does power efficiency matter more than in gaming laptops, a market that’s grown  7x in the past seven years. These new thin and light systems are based on our Max-Q technologies,  where every aspect — CPU, GPU, software, PCB design, power delivery, thermals — is optimised for  power and performance.” 

Global availability starts later this month with GeForce RTX gaming and creator laptops featuring  GeForce RTX 3080 and GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPUs, followed by laptops with the GeForce RTX 3060  Laptop GPU. 

  • GeForce RTX 3060 delivers 90 frames per second on the latest games with ultra settings at  1080p. RTX 3060 laptops start at US$999 and are faster than laptops featuring NVIDIA’s previous  flagship GPU, GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, which typically sell for US$2,500.
  • GeForce RTX 3070 is a 1440p gaming beast, delivering 90 frames per second with ultra settings  at 1440p. RTX 3070 laptops start at US$1,299 and are 50 percent faster than those equipped  with the RTX 2070.
  • GeForce RTX 3080 is NVIDIA’s new flagship laptop GPU. With up to 16GB of G6 memory, it  powers the world’s fastest laptops for gamers and creators. It delivers 100+ frames per second  with ultra settings at 1440p. Systems featuring the RTX 3080 start at US$1,999. 

Third-Gen Max-Q Tech Delivers Optimal Power and Performance

The third generation of Max-Q technologies uses AI and new system optimisations to make high performance gaming laptops faster and better than ever. These include:  

  • Dynamic Boost 2.0: Traditionally, gaming laptops set the power for the CPU and GPU. Yet,  games and creative apps are dynamic, and demands on the system change from frame to frame.  With Dynamic Boost 2.0, AI networks balance the power between the CPU, GPU and now, GPU  memory, depending on where it is needed the most — constantly optimising for maximum  performance.
  • WhisperMode 2.0: Delivering a new level of acoustic control for gaming laptops, WhisperMode has been reengineered from the ground up and is custom built into each laptop. Once the  desired acoustics are selected, WhisperMode 2.0’s AI-powered algorithms manage the CPU,  GPU, system temperatures and fan speeds to deliver great acoustics at the best possible  performance.
  • Resizable BAR: This advanced PCI Express technology enables all of the GPU memory to be  accessed by the CPU at once, providing a performance boost in many games.
  • NVIDIA DLSS: NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling uses AI and RTX Tensor Cores to deliver up  to 2x the performance at the same power. For a single 1440 frame, a GPU needs to calculate  almost 4 million pixels. NVIDIA DLSS requires only a fraction of the pixels, which improves  efficiency and increases performance.

Award-Winning NVIDIA Ampere Architecture, Plus New Ways to Play

The new laptop GPUs feature NVIDIA Ampere architecture streaming multiprocessors, which offer 2x  FP32 throughput, delivering vastly improved performance with improved performance per watt. These  include new dedicated RT Cores delivering 2x the throughput of the previous generation, and new third generation Tensor Cores, with up to 2x the throughput of their predecessors, to power NVIDIA DLSS,  which accelerates performance.  

The new laptops also include new tools for gamers and creators, including NVIDIA Broadcast, which  harnesses AI to turn any room into a home broadcast studio; NVIDIA Reflex, which makes competitive  games quicker; GeForce Experience™, to capture and share videos, screenshots and livestreams with  friends; and NVIDIA Studio, for acceleration and optimisation of demanding creator apps. 

Esports Laptops Play at 240+ FPS

Nearly three-quarters of laptop gamers play esports, spurring the popularity of high-refresh-rate  laptops, sales of which doubled last year. Over half of the new GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops will offer  240Hz or higher refresh rates.  

With the performance of the GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, gamers will be able to play at 240 frames  per second across top titles like Overwatch, Rainbow Six, Valorant and Fortnite. And with NVIDIA Reflex,  gamers can achieve sub-20ms system latency, enabling them to play their absolute best. 

GeForce RTX 30 Series Studio Laptops

With the help of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture, rendering on Studio laptops is now up to twice as fast  as the previous generation and up to 30x faster than CPU. Video editors can work with 8K RAW footage,  use AI to simplify workflows and reduce encode times by up to 75 percent. Artists can take advantage of  up to 16GB of graphics memory to work with huge assets or multiple apps simultaneously. 

Using new third-generation Max-Q technologies, OEM partners ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and Razer are  launching new NVIDIA Studio laptops with the new GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs. 


GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops will be available starting Jan. 26 from the world’s top OEMs, including  Acer, Alienware, ASUS, Gigabyte, HP, Lenovo, MSI and Razer. They will also be available from local OEMs  and system builders, including Aftershock, CyberPower PC, Digital Storm, Eluktronics, Falcon NW, Hasee,  Maingear, Mechrevo, Mouse, Origin PC, PC Specialist, Scan, Schenker, Terrans Force and Thunderobot,  XOTIC PC. Pricing, configurations and availability will vary among regions and partners. Press assets, including product photographs, specifications, chip and die shots and other materials, are  available on the NVIDIA press site at www.nvidia-press.com.

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