Zotac releases RTX 3050 ECO SOLO graphics card
With the launch of the GeForce RTX 4060, Zotac concurrently unveiled five new products, each distinguished by their unique aesthetics, materials, and designs. Notably, the dual-slot ITX-styled GeForce RTX 4060 8GB SOLO garnered significant interest among gaming enthusiasts. Now, Zotac introduces another ITX offering, the “GeForce RTX 3050 ECO Solo,” which is positioned at a more accessible level, belonging to the lower-end segment of standalone graphics cards.
The GeForce RTX 3050 Solo measures an impressively compact 150.8mm by 115.1mm by 39.2mm, ranking it among the shortest standalone graphics cards currently on the market. It features a single-fan cooling system with a 90mm fan and includes a solitary 6Pin external power connector, drawing a total power consumption of 115W, with a recommended power supply of 450W. For display outputs, it is equipped with three DisplayPort 1.4a ports and one HDMI 2.1 port. Zotac asserts that this graphics card is an ideal match for any Small Form Factor (SFF) PC system, boasting an effortless plug-and-play installation.
The new card is built around the GA107 chip, utilizing Samsung’s 8nm process, supporting a PCIe 4.0 x8 interface. It boasts 2560 CUDA cores, with a boost clock of up to 1777 MHz, and is equipped with 8GB of GDDR6 memory, featuring a 128-bit memory bus and a memory speed of 14Gbps. According to NVIDIA’s official statements from the past, the RTX 3050’s single-precision floating-point performance is 9 TFLOPS, a 38% increase over the RTX 2060’s 6.5 TFLOPS, and for the first time, introduces the latest ray tracing technology to the “50 series” desktop GPUs.
Details regarding the pricing and specific release date for the GeForce RTX 3050 ECO Solo remain undisclosed at this time.