[Taipei, Taiwan] As a leading brand in True Gaming hardware, MSI is proud to announce a new line of graphics cards powered by the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050, uniting the latest in graphics technology and advanced cooling.

GeForce RTX 3050 series

The GeForce RTX 3050 brings the performance and efficiency of the NVIDIA Ampere architecture to more gamers than ever before and is the first 50-class desktop GPU to power the latest ray traced games at over 60 fps. The RTX 3050 comes equipped with 2nd generation RT cores for ray tracing and 3rd generation Tensor cores for DLSS and AI. Ray tracing is the new standard in gaming and the RTX 3050 makes it more accessible than ever before.

Like all RTX 30 Series GPUs, the RTX 3050 supports the trifecta of GeForce gaming innovations: NVIDIA DLSS, NVIDIA Reflex and NVIDIA Broadcast, which accelerate performance and enhance image quality. Together with real-time ray tracing, these technologies are the foundation of the GeForce gaming platform, which brings unparalleled performance and features to games and gamers everywhere.

GAMING series

MSI is equipping the brand new RTX 3050 with the iconic TWIN FROZR 8 thermal design on the GAMING series. Compared to the previous generation, the dual fan design has been improved with TORX FAN 4.0, which features pairs of fan blades bound together with an outer link to focus airflow into the TWIN FROZR 8 cooling system. The heatsink features advanced aero- and thermodynamic technologies for efficient heat dissipation, lowering temperatures and maintaining high performance. The widely recognized aggressive look emphasizes a dazzling show of Mystic Light RGB infused into the card. Easily control and synchronize LED-lit components with the upgraded MSI Center software.

GAMING series

VENTUS 2X Series

The VENTUS 2X series will also be available on GeForce RTX 3050, now enhanced with MSI’s acclaimed TORX FAN 3.0 in a dual fan configuration. The performance-focused design of VENTUS maintains the essentials to accomplish any task at hand whether it’s for play or for work. A powerful cooling system, reinforcing brushed-finish backplate, and the solid industrial aesthetic make the VENTUS card suitable for any PC build.

VENTUS series

AERO ITX Series

The power of a full-size graphics card in an incredibly small package. The MSI GeForce RTX 3050 AERO ITX series utilizes a single high-performance fan on a compact heatsink with efficient heatpipes for optimized thermal dissipation. AERO ITX graphics cards are excellent for small form factor systems, fitting into virtually any system while guaranteeing immersive gaming experiences

AERO ITX Series

Software Support

MSI CENTER icon

MSI CENTER

The exclusive MSI Center software suite invigorates the user experience with easy to use utilities. For example, Frozr AI Cooling unifies system fans connected to a compatible MSI motherboard to react to changes in GPU thermal output.

MSI AFTERBURNER icon

MSI AFTERBURNER

MSI Afterburner is the world's most recognized and widely used graphics card overclocking software. It provides full control of the graphics card and enables users to monitor key system metrics in real-time. Afterburner gives offers a free performance boost for a smooth in-game experience thanks to higher FPS.

Availability

The new MSI GeForce RTX™ 3050 series cards are expected to be available starting January 27th, 2022.

Specifications

Model
GeForce RTX™ 3050 GAMING X 8G
GeForce RTX™ 3050 GAMING 8G
GeForce RTX™ 3050 VENTUS 2X 8G OC
GeForce RTX™ 3050 VENTUS 2X 8G
GeForce RTX™ 3050 AERO ITX 8G OC
GeForce RTX™ 3050 AERO ITX 8G
GRAPHICS PROCESSING UNIT
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
INTERFACE
PCI Express® Gen 4.0 x8
PCI Express® Gen 4.0 x8
PCI Express® Gen 4.0 x8
PCI Express® Gen 4.0 x8
PCI Express® Gen 4.0 x8
PCI Express® Gen 4.0 x8
CORES
2560 Units
2560 Units
2560 Units
2560 Units
2560 Units
2560 Units
CORE CLOCKS
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
MEMORY SPEED
14 Gbps
14 Gbps
14 Gbps
14 Gbps
14 Gbps
14 Gbps
MEMORY
8GB GDDR6
8GB GDDR6
8GB GDDR6
8GB GDDR6
8GB GDDR6
8GB GDDR6
MEMORY BUS
128-bit
128-bit
128-bit
128-bit
128-bit
128-bit
OUTPUT
DisplayPort x 3 (v1.4) HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1)
DisplayPort x 3 (v1.4) HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1)
DisplayPort x 3 (v1.4) HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1)
DisplayPort x 3 (v1.4) HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1)
DisplayPort x 3 (v1.4) HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1)
DisplayPort x 3 (v1.4) HDMI x 1 (Supports 4K@120Hz as specified in HDMI 2.1)
HDCP SUPPORT
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
POWER CONSUMPTION
130W
130W
130W
130W
TBD
TBD
POWER CONNECTORS
8-pin x 1
8-pin x 1
8-pin x 1
8-pin x 1
8-pin x 1
8-pin x 1
RECOMMENDED PSU
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
CARD DIMENSION (MM)
278 x 130 x 49 mm
278 x 130 x 49 mm
235 x 124 x 42 mm
235 x 124 x 42 mm
172 x 125 x 43 mm
172 x 125 x 43 mm
WEIGHT (CARD / PACKAGE)
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
486 g / 816 g
486 g / 816 g
DIRECTX VERSION SUPPORT
12 API
12 API
12 API
12 API
12 API
12 API
OPENGL VERSION SUPPORTT
4.6
4.6
4.6
4.6
4.6
4.6
MAXIMUM DISPLAYS
4
4
4
4
4
4
G-SYNC® TECHNOLOGY
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
ADAPTIVE VERTICAL SYNC
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
DIGITAL MAXIMUM RESOLUTION
7680 x 4320
7680 x 4320
7680 x 4320
7680 x 4320
7680 x 4320
7680 x 4320


* Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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