NVIDIA has stopped production of GeForce RTX 2060 Super and GeForce RTX 2060 12GB graphics cards on the Turing architecture generation before last.This is reported by the Chinese media, citing its sources.Image source: NVIDIAThe GeForce RTX 2060 video card with 6 GB of memory was introduced in early 2019.During this time, NVIDIA managed to release two more variants of the gas pedal - GeForce RTX 2060 Super in mid-2019 and GeForce RTX 2060 model with 12 GB.The company introduced the latter in December 2021.The decision was made against a backdrop of significant remaining stock of Turing generation GPUs, and as a response to the peak chip shortage that left video card manufacturers struggling to produce more advanced GeForce RTX 30-series models.During its existence, the GeForce RTX 2060 managed to become the second most popular graphics card on Steam gaming platform.Model GeForce RTX 2060 Super did not win such interest, but was still in high demand among gamers around the world because of its relatively low cost. Source image: SteamAccording to the Chinese media, NVIDIA has stopped shipping GPUs for the GeForce RTX 2060 and GeForce RTX 2060 Super.The company also asked its partners to reduce the amount of production of these graphics cards by the end of this month.At the time of release GeForce RTX 2060 was the most affordable graphics card with NVIDIA support for hardware ray tracing.Among current models, this title belongs to the GeForce RTX 3050.However, if you believe the leaks, NVIDIA is already in development of a model GeForce RTX 4050 as part of a new generation of gas pedals Ada Lovelace. The GeForce RTX 4050 package was spotted at the Galax event on GeForce RTX 40-series in October.Image source: TheBloodNinja/Reddit GeForce RTX 2060 graphics cards can still be found on sale.However, amid recent announcements, their stock could be depleted quite quickly.
And what video card do you consider the best purchase for the middle of May 2022? Many of our readers will be surprised, but there may be many answers.Some will definitely suggest looking on the secondary market, while others will start poring over some or other offers from Chinese marketplaces.Undoubtedly, you can buy the card cheaper there, but who can guarantee that it will come in one piece? Not only that, if something happens to it in six months, you'll at best have to send the product back, and waiting for repair or return will take months.If you do decide to go to a Russian store, you will first of all be guided by your financial capabilities.That's why for one the best choice will be GeForce RTX 3080, while most gamers will prefer GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER.advertisementNow we will do without sharp price drops, choosing the price category in the area of 50,000 rubles.One of the most popular graphics chips of recent months is deservedly considered GeForce RTX 2060.Buying such a graphics card, you can for a few years to immerse yourself in the game without lags and brakes.The graphics will be maximum, and the display resolution is 1080p.You can experiment with 2K, but then you will not be able to get above average settings.And here begins the most interesting part.The thing is that all the models presented at Citylink cost about 55 thousand rubles.At the same time, we have a good discount in front of us as well.So, especially for our readers, we found a GeForce RTX 2060 from GIGABYTE for 46,590 rubles.It is very likely that in a few hours all available graphics cards will be sold out, which means that it makes sense to hurry up.As a competitor for the GeForce RTX 2060 we offer to consider Radeon RX 6600.In a direct comparison graphics card by AMD is also faster, so it will definitely find its buyer.What can stop you is narrow 128-bit bus, which can lead to noticeable lags in complex scenes, but in all other respects Radeon RX 6600 is clearly better.For what it is worth 8 GB of video memory.This guarantees that in a couple of years, when the requirements for games will grow, owners of Radeon RX 6600 can count on higher performance at the expense of extra 2 GB of video memory.Did not have time to sell GeForce RTX 2060 for 46,590 rubles - take the GeForce RTX 3050.The latter is a little slower, but the difference is not so big, which means it makes sense to take what is cheaper.In this case you are waiting for 8 GB of video memory, but if the GeForce RTX 2060 is available at a discount, do not hesitate.In general, GeForce RTX 3050 is much better than it is commonly talked about.So, it is guaranteed to run all games at 1080p resolution at close to maximum settings.A good alternative to the above graphics chips are GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.Both can offer quite a good level of performance and in many games almost as good as the GeForce RTX 2060.For the most part, there is only a difference in ray tracing, well, the benefit goes up to 10,000 rubles or more.Graphics card GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER boasts higher clock speeds of video memory, but the above model GeForce GTX 1660 Ti seems to us a better choice.The fact is that the difference in a few frames per second does not solve anything, but an effective cooling system will positively affect your musical ear.And in general, a large single cooler is awfully humming under load.If you share a room with some of your family, they won't thank you for a loud GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER.Post is rewardedThis material is written by a site visitor, and it is rewarded.
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