Graphics card is very important computer hardware for gaming, editing, rendering, and multimedia works. People buy cards according to their workload and demand. Many people buy low-end budget graphics cards for gaming, work, and using multiple monitors. However, some people also buy powerful, beefy, and high end graphics cards. Powerful graphics cards are in good demand in the Nepali market. So we have created an updated list of the latest high-end MSI Graphics card price in Nepal. All the official price list was obtained from Ocean Computer and online sources.
The Graphics card has its own processor, memory, power controller, and everything. So it is a small computer on its own. They are getting very powerful these days. The applications are also increasing each day towards simulation, problem-solving, analysis, and crypto-currency mining.
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Our experts have tested lots of cards on lots of desktops and laptops. So we do have quite a bit of idea on gaming graphics cards. There are many things to consider while buying a new card. For example, new generations are always better and a higher memory buffer is better but not always useful. Such as that, there are lots of factors to take care of. Most importantly, there is a price point threshold below which cards don’t provide high value for money paid. Therefore do a good study before investing in a new video card for PC.
High-End MSI Graphics Card Price in Nepal
This is the latest list of powerful video cards in the Nepali market. These are mid-range and flagship graphics card products from MSI in the Nepali market. They are very expensive and power-hungry. Mostly gamers, editors, and professionals buy these cards. MSI has a lot of variants of the same card and they have different price tags as well. Usually, the variants differ in series, design, and cooling.
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Note: All the prices given below are market average MSRP and may change at any time. These are only to give ideas and not exact market representation.
Nvidia Geforce RTX 30 Series
|RTX 3060 VENTUS 2X 12G OC LHR||Rs 95,000|
|RTX 3060 GAMING X 12G||Rs 1,10,000|
|RTX 3060 Ti VENTUS 2X 8G OCV1 LHR||Rs 1,15,000|
|RTX 3070 VENTUS 3X OC||Rs 1,25,600|
|RTX 3070 GAMING X TRIO||Rs 1,35,400|
|RTX 3070 Ti GAMING X TRIO 8G||Rs 1,65,000|
|RTX 3080 VENTUS 3X 10G OC||Rs 1,85,000|
|RTX 3080 GAMING X TRIO 10G||Rs 1,95,000|
|RTX 3080 Ti VENTUS 3X 12G OC||Rs 2,90,000|
|RTX 3080 Ti GAMING X TRIO 12G||Rs 2,95,000|
|RTX 3090 VENTUS 3X 24G OC||Rs 3,50,000|
|RTX 3090 GAMING X TRIO 24G||Rs 3,70,600|
Nvidia Geforce RTX 20 Series
|RTX 2060 VENTUS XS 6G||Rs 65,000|
|RTX 2060 SUPER GAMING X 8G||Rs 70,000|
|RTX 2070 VENTUS 8G||Rs 88,800|
|RTX 2070 SUPER GAMING X TRIO||Rs 92,000|
|RTX 2080 VENTUS 8G V2||Rs 1,10,000|
|RTX 2080 GAMING X TRIO||Rs 1,32,000|
|RTX 2080 SUPER GAMING X TRIO||Rs 1,45,000|
|RTX 2080 Ti VENTUS GP||Rs 1,60,000|
|RTX 2080 Ti GAMING X TRIO 11G||Rs 1,92,000|
Nvidia Geforce GTX 10 Series
|GTX 1070 Ti ARMOR 8 GB||Rs 70,000|
|GTX 1080 ARMOR 8 GN OC||Rs 88,000|
|GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X 11 GB||Rs 1,00,000|
In the Nepali market, we see many cards from MSI, Gigabyte, Asus, Inno 3D, Asus but the wide range is only available from Micro-Star International.
Graphics Card Details
Let us discuss some of the specifications of these graphics cards so that you can have some idea. Nvidia currently has three main generations in the market. One is 30 series RTX, the second is 20 series RTX, and the third is 16 series. There are a few 10 series products in the market. In the new 30 series cards, we get higher power, more Cuda cores, RT cores, PCI Express Gen 4 support, GDDR6X memory, and higher bandwidth. The 20 Series brings new advancements such as Ray Tracing, DLSS, and GDDR6. The 16 series has all-new benefits except for ray tracing. In order to get certain information and have some outline of these cards, we have discussed their specifications and details below.
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This is the new top-end card of the Ampere generation. RTX 30 series cards come with new improvements and upgrades. According to reviews, the performance uplifts are substantial. This is one of the biggest generation leaps from Nvidia after 10 series Pascal cards. The GeForce RTX 3090 is coined as “BFGPU” by the company, and they are marketing this for 8K gaming. It is in the level of Titan cards that are made for professional workloads. The new 2nd gen RTX architecture provides faster Ray tracing and AI performance. There are many new technologies like GDDR6X VRAM, PCIe 4.0, 3rd gen Tensor cores, Nvidia Reflex, HDMI 2.1, and AV1 codec. Below we have some specs of this flagship RTX 3090 graphics card.
|Memory||24 GB GDDR6X|
|Bus Width||384 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1395 MHz|
RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3080
The Ti series of RTX 30 series was launched a bit later. Usually Ti series offers better specifications and power. The RTX 3080Ti launched late and came with higher memory, bigger bandwidth, more CUDA cores, a higher base clock, and better performance. The 3080 Ti actually comes with a higher price as well. It has an MSRP of $1199 which is much higher than that of RTX 3080.
RTX 3080 is one of the best value-oriented high-end graphics cards of this generation. It is priced at $699 in the USA but costs much more in Nepal and many other countries. This card costs a fraction of the price of RTX 2080 Ti and performs better than that. Nvidia is selling this as a 4K gaming card. Well, RTX 3080 is pretty good for 4K gaming, but it is amazing for 1440p at a high refresh rate. This is also very powerful for creative workloads like video editing, rendering, and streaming.
|RTX 3080 Ti||RTX 3080|
|Memory||12 GB GDDR6X||10 GB GDDR6X|
|Bus Width||384 Bit||320 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1670 MHz||1440 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||912.4 GB/s||760 GB/s|
RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3070
The RTX 3070 Ti is one of the best value high end graphics cards for 1440p and 4K gamers. It has 6144 Cuda cores, 8GB of VRAM, Ampere architecture, Resizable BAR support, and NVIDIA DLSS. The MSRP of the 3070 Ti is $599 which is $100 for than the non-Ti version. The price places this product in the good value card section for the US market. However, things are different for Nepal.
RTX 3070 is the new value-oriented graphics card for mainstream players. The RTX 3070 competes with the older RTX 2080 and puts itself as a 1440p gaming card. It is can play games at a 1920×1080 high frame rate with ease. This can also push 4K games in high settings. However many people are choosing this to play new titles on 1440p ultra-high presets. The RTX 3070 launch MSRP is $499 for Founder’s edition but the price in Nepal is much higher.
|RTX 3070 Ti||RTX 3070|
|Memory||8 GB GDDR6X||8 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||256 Bit||256 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1770 MHz||1500 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||608.3 GB/s||448.0 GB/s|
RTX 3060 Ti and RTX 3060
These two are actually upper-budget level cards for the USA market. However, due to unreasonable pricing practices in Nepal and other countries, both of these are in the mid-range market. RTX 3060 and RTX 3060 Ti are cards meant for high setting 1080p gaming and 1440p gaming. The Ti model of 3060 is good in terms of CUDA cores and higher memory bandwidth but it has lesser video RAM.
|RTX 3060 Ti||RTX 3060|
|Memory||8 GB GDDR6||12 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||256 Bit||192 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1670 MHz||1780 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||448.0 GB/s||360.0 GB/s|
RTX 2080 Ti
RTX series uses Turing architecture. There are many models from Nvidia for the normal consumer market. There is a normal version and a Super version for 20 series cards. For 2080 Ti there is no Super edition. This $1200 beast is for demanding graphics editors and hardcore gamers. It is an expensive consumer-level product and not a workstation product. However, we can use this for some engineering applications as well. RTX 20 series actually introduced RT cores, Tensor cores, DLSS, concurrent processing, and Ray Tracing. The 2080 Ti was apex product to experience these features.
|Memory||11 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||352 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1350 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||616 GB/s|
RTX 2080 Super and RTX 2080
2080 is a top-end consumer product for enthusiasts and gamers. The Super version of 2080 came a bit later and brought performance uplifts to compete with AMD’s offerings. Both of these are fantastic options for 1440p high refresh rate gaming. These can also do 4K gaming and video editing. The Super edition comes at a very similar price and offers better results. So we also recommend purchasing the new model. But in the case of Nepal, get the one that fits your budget.
|RTX 2080 Super||RTX 2080|
|Memory||8 GB GDDR6||8 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||256 Bit||256 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1650 MHz||1515 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||495.9 GB/s||448 GB/s|
RTX 2070 Super and RTX 2070
The Super version of cards are beefed up and improved versions. They come around the same price and also offer good benefits. As we are saying, the names might be similar, but the differences are quite substantial. As far as possible, buy the Super version of Nvidia products in this Turing family. The RTX 2070 Super is very powerful, and it is a top-end product. This can push games with Ray Tracing to very good FPS.
|RTX 2070 Super||RTX 2070|
|Memory||8 GB GDDR6||8 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||256 Bit||256 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1605 MHz||1410 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||448 GB/s||448 GB/s|
RTX 2060 Super and RTX 2060
The normal Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060, 1660, and 1660 Ti lie in the entry to the mid-level segment. But the RTX 2060 and 2060 Super lie in the mid to high range segment. This is because the RTX 2060 Super is about the same level as Geforce GTX 1070. The difference between RTX 2060 Super and normal 2060 is in every part. The super version has more memory, bandwidth, cores, and a higher clock. This means much better performance in every task. The RTX 2060 cards are very popular in the mid-range. Many people use these for their performance they provide for the price. In the international or mainly the US market, it is very good. However, in Nepal, it is quite costly.
|RTX 2060 Super||RTX 2060|
|Memory||8 GB GDDR6||6 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||256 Bit||192 Bit|
|Core Clock||1470 MHz||1365 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||448 GB/s||336 GB/s|
GTX 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti
These are very famous Pascal architecture based cards. They are still very famous and the prices are also lower these days. The GTX 1080 Ti is a very high-end GPU, and it can do high refresh rate 1440p gaming and some 4K gaming as well. These also perform well in professional workloads such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Both are very good gaming graphics cards, but they are of different leagues. There are differences in memory size, bandwidth, Cuda cores, and performance between 1080 Ti and 1080.
|GTX 1080 Ti||GTX 1080|
|Memory||11 GB GDDR5X||8 GB GDDR5X|
|Bus Width||352 Bit||256 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1481 MHz Base||1607 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||484.4 GB/s||320.3 GB/s|
GTX 1070 Ti and GTX 1070
These are also Pascal-based cards, and they are very famous for high refresh rate 1080p gaming. People also do good 1440p gaming in them. Many media houses use them for work too. The price to performance ratio is very good for these products. We take them as one of the best value products of the 10 series. The differences between the Ti and normal 1070 are in the numbers of Cuda Cores and clock frequency. The number of Cuda Cores has a big effect on speed and output.
|GTX 1070 Ti||GTX 1070|
|Memory||8 GB GDDR5||8 GB GDDR5|
|Bus Width||256 Bit||256 Bit|
|Core Frequency||1607 MHz||1506 MHz|
|Bandwidth||256.3 GB/s||256.3 GB/s|
GTX 1660 Ti and GTX 1660 Super
Many people take these as budget level cards. They are excellent in 1920x1080p gaming at 60 fps. They are also good for somewhat high refresh rate games. For the international price, the profile is pretty nice. However, due to the price, it is in mid-range for Nepali customers. The starting price is quite high. This is why they are here on this list. The 1660 Ti is a bit faster because it has a higher number of Cuda cores and large bandwidth.
|GTX 1660 Ti||GTX 1660 Super|
|Memory||6 GB GDR6||6 GB GDDR6|
|Bus Width||192 Bit||192 Bit|
|Core Clock||1500 MHz||1530 MHz|
|Memory Bandwidth||588 GB/s||336 GB/s|
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Video Cards Overview and Analysis
We suggest everyone buy cards or hardware that provide optimum value for the money. Honestly, lower end models don’t give good performance for the price tag. If we go up and add a bit more, we can get good hardware and impressive results. In the international market, RTX 3060 is taken as the best graphics card for ultra 1080p gaming. This can pull any modern title at ultra and high settings at 1920×1080 with 120 FPS average. Previously RTX 2060 Super held this title, and now RTX 3060 holds it.
The RTX 3060 Ti and RTX 2070 Super are choices for high frame rate gaming on high refresh rate monitors at 1440p. They can do 1080p gaming at super-high frame rates as well. These cards can also provide starting range of 4K gaming experience.
For smoother 4K editing and gaming, we recommend RTX 2080 Super, RTX 2080 Ti, and RTX 3080. The upgraded RTX 3080 Ti also does the job of providing superb 4K gaming at higher refresh rates. If you have deep pockets and you want 8K gaming, then you should choose RTX 3090. Nvidia RTX 3090 is for the people who want the best of the best and have money for everything.
These days we recommend at least 8 GB VRAM for a graphics card. The hardware demand for PC games is rising rapidly. So we must prepare for future demands.
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RTX vs GTX
The name RTX and GTX may sound similar but there are some basic differences. First of all the RTX series is the latest and GTX is series is old. The second major difference is the availability of Ray Tracing on the RTX series. The new RTX cards have new GDDR6X memory, Tensor cores, DLSS, and Ray tracing features, making them different from the GTX series. The performance is also better compared to 20, 16, and 10 series predecessors.
The major focus of new generation cards is ray tracing and the use of AI. DLSS is a new feature on the RTX series that uses which actually improves gaming performance. This is not available in older GTX products. Compared to the GTX series, the new RTX series offer AI features, tensor cores, and faster architecture.
Most people usually hear RTX and GTX but Nvidia actually has professional products as well. Anyone who needs to do workstation tasks such as CAD, CAE, simulation should consider getting Nvidia Quadro because they are specially made for such work demands. GPGPU is available in Quadro series products for graphics computing.
Do read our article on PC building to pair the best PC for yourself. We don’t have official Nvidia Tesla and Quadro supply in the Nepali market. Quadro is mostly purchased by placing an order according to Ocean Computer.
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Advice and Recommendations
The advice and recommendations are quite simple because most of you know about these. In the case of 8K gaming and 4K ultra settings at higher FPS, RTX 3090 is the choice. This is a super luxury and high end card with a lot of memory and power. RTX 3090 can also be used for performing highly demanding professional works.
For the 4K Gaming at high frame rates, there is RTX 3080 Ti, RTX 3080, and RTX 2080 Ti. These are power edition products for people who want a high level of power. These graphics cards can provide higher performance for gaming and professional workloads.
In case if you want to achieve good 4K gaming and 1440p high frame rate gaming then there is RTX 3070 Ti, RTX 3070, and RTX 2080 Super. For people who are into high refresh rate monitors and 1080p high FPS gaming, RTX 3060 Ti, RTX 2070 Super, and RTX 3060 are great options.
By the way, still GTX series has a lot of potentials and they are great for gaming. Our pick would be a GTX 1070 Ti or GTX 1080 Ti if we have to choose from the old 10 series. They are capable of 1440p and 4K gaming. They are very capable and value-oriented products.
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