MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X Graphics Card

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MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X Graphics Card
Key Features
  • Boostable up to 1837 MHz
  • 3584 CUDA Cores
  • Ampere Architecture
  • 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM
Based on the Ampere architecture and designed to handle the graphical demands of 1080p gaming, the MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X Graphics Card brings the power of real-time ray tracing and AI to your PC games. The GPU features 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM and a 192-bit memory interface, offering improved performance and power efficiency over the previous Turing-based generation.
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MSI RTX 3060 GAMING X Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2NVIDIA Ampere Architecture
  • 3Real-Time Ray Tracing
  • 4DLSS
  • 5HDMI 2.1
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Based on the Ampere architecture and designed to handle the graphical demands of 1080p gaming, the MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X Graphics Card brings the power of real-time ray tracing and AI to your PC games. The GPU features 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM and a 192-bit memory interface, offering improved performance and power efficiency over the previous Turing-based generation.

The front panel of the card features a variety of outputs, such as DisplayPort 1.4a and HDMI 2.1. HDMI 2.1 supports up to 48 Gb/s bandwidth and a range of higher resolutions and refresh rates, including 8K at 60fps, 4K at 120fps, and even up to 10K. The RTX 3060 is not just about high-resolution gaming. Computationally intensive programs can utilize the GPU's 3584 cores to accelerate tasks using CUDA and other APIs.

For cooling, MSI implemented dual TORX 4.0 fans, which maximize downwards airflow and air dispersion to the heat sink below them. This GPU also utilizes MSI ZeroFrozr technology to eliminate fan noise by stopping the fans in low-load situations. With RGB Mystic Light, you can customize colors and LED effects with exclusive MSI software and synchronize the look and feel with other MSI components.

NVIDIA Ampere Architecture
The NVIDIA Ampere architecture can deliver twice the FP32 throughput of the previous generation. Its 2nd Gen RT cores provide enhanced ray tracing and shading while its 3rd Gen Tensor Cores can run AI-powered technologies efficiently.
Real-Time Ray Tracing
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX platform enables real-time ray tracing of objects and environments with physically accurate shadows, reflections, refractions, and global illumination.
DLSS
NVIDIA DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) is AI rendering that boosts frame rates while still providing optimal image quality using the dedicated AI processing Tensor Cores on the GeForce RTX platform. This gives you the performance you need to maximize ray tracing settings and resolutions for an immersive visual experience.
HDMI 2.1
The HDMI 2.1 interface provides increased bandwidth, allowing a single cable to output to 8K HDR TVs for ultra-high-resolution gaming.
UPC: 824142241417

MSI RTX 3060 GAMING X Specs

Key Specs
GPU Model
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
Stream Processors
3584 CUDA Cores
Interface
PCI Express 4.0 x16
GPU Memory
12 GB
Memory Interface
GDDR6
Video I/O
3x DisplayPort 1.4a
1x HDMI 2.1
Power Connection
1x 8-Pin PCI Connector
1x 6-Pin PCI Connector
Recommended System Power Requirement
550 W
GPU Width
2.5-Slot
GPU
GPU Model
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
Stream Processors
3584 CUDA Cores
Boost Clock Speed
1837 MHz
Interface
PCI Express 4.0 x16
Supported APIs
DirectX: 12
OpenGL: 4.6
Vulkan
OS Compatibility
Windows
Memory Speed
15 Gb/s
GPU Memory
12 GB
Memory Interface
GDDR6
Memory Interface Width
192-Bit
Memory Bandwidth
360 GB/s
Display Support
Video I/O
3x DisplayPort 1.4a
1x HDMI 2.1
Maximum Digital Resolution
7680 x 4320
Power Requirements
Max Power Consumption
170 W
Power Connection
1x 8-Pin PCI Connector
1x 6-Pin PCI Connector
Recommended System Power Requirement
550 W
Expansion Slot Compatibility
Full Height
Height
5.2" / 131.00 mm
Length
10.9" / 276.00 mm
GPU Width
2.5-Slot
Cooler Type
Open Fansink
Lighting
RGB LED
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.535 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
15 x 11.1 x 3.4"

MSI RTX 3060 GAMING X Reviews

Great card, great price and fast shipping

By Benjamin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-18

I'd rather review B&H than the card. B&H simply rocks. Find a few cards you like and put yourself on the waiting list. I can almost guarantee that in a few weeks they will have one put back for you and send you an email. I've bought 3 now. Lowest prices I can find so I don't mind a little wait. Shipping is literally within the hour.

MSI RTX 3060

By Leonard
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-04

This was an LHR card with no advertising on the box. 24 Mh/s out of the box on ETH. After driver hack 48 Mh/s @ 110w. Beautiful card with no issues. Would buy more if ever available.

It's quiet and it's powerful!

By James
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-30

Upgraded from my GTX 1070 and this card is very good! It's very cool and very quiet even at full load.

Solid Card

By Skye
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-16

I can only go off of my previous experiences replacing older graphics cards, but as far as a plug-and-play, this is as close as you'll get in a 3060. Fan noise and heat were hardly issues. That said, we are entering newer price ranges for graphics cards and at the time of purchase, it was a something better than nothing period so I'm adequately satisfied

Works great in my PC

By Nicholas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-14

This is a great video card and reasonably priced. It works great in my PC. (NO Mac OS use as they stopped NVIDIA at 10.13). But this is not my issue. The card works great. I like that it uses less power than a AMD video card of comparable performance as well. This will keep your hardware running longer in your PC.

Great card

By Louis
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-06

I like the smaller size compared to the triple fan design. Cooling and performance still good.

Fantastic GPU

By Leo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-16

Runs all current gen games at their highest settings well. Even better with a 1440p display. Just keep in mind since its a 3000 series card it is fairly thick so be sure you know your cases dimensions for optimal cooling since they do get a little warm.

Solid gaming graphics card

By Trianna
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-14

Really cool and silent graphics card, definitely a step up from my 1660.

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Will this card compatible with MSI MPG Z490 ...

Will this card compatible with MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard?
Asked by: Narick
Yes, the MSI GeForce RTX 3060 GAMING X Graphics Card will be compatible with a MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI LGA 1200 ATX motherboard.
Answered by: Zev
Date published: 2022-01-19

Does it compatible with Gigabyte B550M DS3H ...

Does it compatible with Gigabyte B550M DS3H 4000MHZ(OC) rev 1.5 DDR4 Soket Am4
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the RTX 3060 GAMING X 12GB is compatible with B550 chipset motherboards.
Answered by: Geno
Date published: 2023-07-12

Is this LHR?

Is this LHR?
Asked by: Dave
yes it will be the LHR Version
Answered by: James
Date published: 2022-03-16
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