Nvidia RTX 4060 and RTX 4050 GPUs Could Launch Sooner Than Expected
Shangke Group ECC list Several GeForce GPU models are named, ranging from the RTX 4090 to the GTX 700 series. Shangke Group has added the RTX 4060 and RTX 4050 model names to the list. This suggests that Nvidia may release desktop versions of these cards soon.
If the ECC list is reliable, Nvidia could release the entire RTX 40 series stack within a year. This is pretty quick by Nvidia standards, especially for his RTX 30 series, which took Nvidia two years to release his entire product stack from RTX 3090 to RTX 3050 8GB.
GPU manufacturers use the ECC list to register GPU model names with governments for later use. These listings usually indicate that the GPU is currently in development. However, this does not guarantee that GPU manufacturers will use the names included in the list.
We haven’t heard any rumors about RTX 4050 or RTX 4060 desktop GPUs, so performance estimates and GPU specs remain a complete mystery at this point. Only laptop versions of these GPUs have launched. See here for this.
However, based on current rumors of the RTX 4060 Ti and RTX 4070, we wouldn’t expect these desktop GPUs to be that fast. The estimated specs for the RTX 4070 show that the CUDA core count matches his RTX 3070 of the previous generation and also includes a memory reduction from a 256-bit wide bus to 192-bits. The 4060 Ti is even worse, with fewer CUDA cores on him than its 3060 Ti predecessor and a limited bus width of just 128 bits wide. But at least the 4060 Ti is rumored to have a TDP of 160W, making it very power efficient.
If this tells you anything, Nvidia seems to be all about saving power on its midrange cards, making the Ada Lovelace architecture and its fast clock speeds the only thing that boosts GPU performance. We’re leaving it as a method. But those are just guesses at this point, and we don’t really know how Ada Lovelace will scale with lower core counts and power limits.
Who Knows – If Nvidia Can Pull Off 3090 Ti Gaming 250W (opens in new tab) Like the RTX 4080, the RTX 4050 will be the successor to the ‘GTX 750 Ti’ and will perform very well at the 75W envelope.