The ASUS ROG Strix Geforce RTX 2070, which usually sells for about $480, is now reduced to $449 courtesy of the NVIDIA Super cards arriving in the market. But Newegg is currently offering the graphics card for as low as $399. You can avail this offer by applying a $30 rebate card, and the promo code EMCTCUV36 for additional $20 off the purchase, which essentially drops down to $399.
The $399 GPU segment is seeing an interesting competition as the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT is also priced similarly and it outperforms the RTX 2070 on some occasions. RX 5700 XT would have been the go-to card if it didn’t have some heating issues. Do not get misquoted though, RX 5700 XT does not overheat, but has a higher base temps which have something to do with the reference models released by AMD. We recommend waiting for board partners to release their take on the RX 5700 XT with a better cooling solution. For now, the RTX 2070 for $399 is a steal. Read our review for the Radeon RX 5700 XT here.
The specifications for the ROG Strix Geforce RTX 2070 include 8GB of 256-bit GDDR6 memory, a core clock of 1410 MHz with a boost clock of 1650 MHz coupled with 2304 CUDA cores. This specification is quite similar to the reference model launched by NVIDIA, the only difference being the triple
NVIDIA is also offering two free games – Wolfenstein: Youngblood and Control worth $89.99, which make it a compelling offer. You can buy the RTX 2070 for $399 from here.