Nvidia has announced RTX 3050 / 3050 Ti, a new entry-level GPU in the GeForce RTX 30 Series. Many laptop manufacturers like Acer, Asus, MSI, HP, Dell, etc have already announced a few laptops with these new GPUs. In India, Asus announced a few, while others are gearing up to launch many budget, entry-level Gaming laptops with these new GPUs.
As the name denotes, the RTX 3050 and 3050 Ti GPUs are performance-wise below the RTX 3060 GPU which is now available on a lot of laptops in India.
RTX 3050 vs RTX 3060 Specs
Geforce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU has 2048 Nvidia Cuda Cores while the RTX 3050 Ti variant has 2560 Cude Cores. The more expensive RTX 3060 comes with 3840 Cuda Cores. The standard memory RTX 3050 series GPUs come with is 4GB while RTX 3060 has 6GB.
These new GPUs have a lot of features we see on the more expensive RTX 3070 and 3080 GPUs like 2nd Gen Ray Tracing Cores, 3rd Generation Tensor Cores, Ampere NVIDIA Architecture, NVIDIA DLSS, Resizable BAR, etc While all other RTX 30 Series GPUs are VR Ready, 3050 models are not.
Nvidia RTX 3050 / 3050 Ti India Laptops List ( as of June 10, 2021 )
- ASUS ROG Strix G17 (2021) G713QE-HX063T ( Ryzen 5 5600H / RTX 3050 Ti ) – Price: Rs 94,563.
- ASUS FX516PE-HN090TS TUF Dash F15 2021 ( i5-11300H / RTX 3050 Ti / 8GB / 512 SSD / 144hz ) – Launch Price: Rs 86,990 ( in stock on Amazon.in )
- ASUS TUF Dash F15 2021 FX516PE-HN088TS ( i7-11370H / RTX 3050 Ti / 16GB / 1TB SSD / 144hz ) – Launch Price: Rs 1,07,990 ( in stock on Amazon.in )
- Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2021 with RTX 3050 Ti – coming soon on Amazon / Flipkart
- ASUS ROG Strix G15 G513QE-HN115T ( AMD Ryzen 5 5600H Hexa-core / RTX 3050 Ti / 16GB / 512GB / 144hz ) – Launch Price: Rs 92,990
- Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401QC-HZ047TS ( Ryzen 7 5800HS / RTX 3050 / 1TB SSD / 8GB ram ) – Price: Rs 1,09,990
Acer has just announced a few 2021 Laptops with these new GPUs- Swift X SFX14-41G and Aspire 7 A715-42G. These models are powered by AMD 5000 Series Ryzen 7 5800U / Ryzen 5 5700U / Ryzen 5 5600U / Ryzen 5 5500U processors and will be available in India in the coming months.
Lenovo RTX 3050 / 3050 Ti Laptops: IdeaPad Creator 5 16ACH6, Legion 5 15ACH6, Legion S7 15ACH6, Legion 5 Pro 16ACH6, Legion 5 17ACH6, IdeaPad 5 Pro 16ACH6, IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IHU6, IdeaPad Gaming 3 15ACH6.
Other Models Expected to arrive in India: GIGABYTE G5 GD, MSI Pulse GL66, MSI Crosshair 17 A11UCK-203, MSI Crosshair 17 A11UDK-202.