Nvidia 40XX Production to Begin Imminently?!

Despite the fact that the Nvidia 30XX series is only (just about) a year old, getting hold of any of the models ‘released’ so far still remains an exceptionally difficult task. Possible for sure, but only for the highly vigilant (or those willing to pay scalpers a pretty hefty premium). Following a report via PCGamesN, however, several sources are claiming that Nvidia is set to begin producing its 40XX series of graphics cards before the end of this year!

Suddenly, all those rumours of a 2022 release seem a lot more likely!

Nvidia GeForce RX 40XX Graphics Cards!

It was, of course, always a relatively curious factor as to when Nvidia would announce the launch of its 40XX graphics cards. – Given that the 30XX series has been in such woeful stock ever since it came out, however, many presumed that they may have held fire for a little while to at least get the generation more established on the market. With Intel set to debut their desktop gaming GPUs likely next month though, the general feeling is that this might have given Nvidia a little bit of a knee-jerk reaction.

Possibly enough to prompt them to already start production of their 40XX series with the presumption that this would see a consumer release in Q3 or Q4 2022.

There is Another Theory

Although a 2022 release date does seem increasingly likely for the 40XX series, part of me wonders whether rather than massively adjusting their plans, Nvidia has simply decided to get production underway a little earlier than scheduled. Presuming that they will release in late-2022, this would give them nearly 10 months to build up a pretty hefty amount of release day stock which, quite frankly, the 30XX series never saw and possibly never will throughout what apparent little life as the flagship platform it has left.

Put simply, I think it’s more about addressing stock than any kind of worries over Intel. Any way you look at it though, if this information is proven correct, then it would seem to confirm that the 30XX graphics cards may go down in history as the ‘phantom’ series.

What do you think? – Let us know in the comments!

Mike Sanders

Disqus Comments Loading...

Recent Posts

NVIDIA’s RTX 50 Series Graphics Cards Might Be Delayed Until 2025

Nvidia's next-generation graphics cards, the RTX 50 series, may not hit the market until 2025.…

7 hours ago

AMD Releases New Frame Latency Meter Tool

AMD has launched the Frame Latency Meter (FLM) tool, which measures the response time of…

7 hours ago

Stardew Valley Creator Vows Never to Charge for DLC

Eric Barone, known as ConcernedApe, the creator of Stardew Valley, has committed to never charge…

7 hours ago

MINISFORUM Launches the MS-A1 Mini PC

MINISFORUM is pleased to introduce the MS-A1, the world's most compact and adaptable AM5 platform…

9 hours ago

ASRock Unveils New PG27FFT1A and PG27FFT1B Gaming Monitors

ASRock just revealed two new gaming monitors, the PG27FFT1A and PG27FFT1B, and they're taking their…

10 hours ago

Team Group 8Pack Edition 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 PC4-28800C16 3600MHz Dual Channel

Premium Samsung B-dies for maximum compatibility and stability Low CAS latencies of 16-16-16-36 & 3600…

10 hours ago