RTX 3090Source: NVIDIA

What you need to know

  • You can purchase an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition for its suggested price through Scan in the UK.
  • Due to stock shortages and scalpers, it can be difficult to purchase a graphics card for its retail price at the moment.
  • The RTX 3090 is NVIDIA's current flagship card, providing enough power for 8K gaming at 60FPS.

Updated August 8, 2021 at 2:16 PM: The RTX 3090 Founders Edition is now out of stock through Scan in the UK. We've added a listing for a different RTX 3090 that is in stock at the time of this update, though it is more expensive.

It's difficult to purchase the best graphics cards at the moment due to stock shortages and scalpers buying up any available units. But if you're in the UK and looking for an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, you're in luck. You can purchase the powerful graphics card through Scan for its suggested retail price of £1,399.

As the current flagship card from NVIDIA, the RTX 3090 has top-of-the-line specs. For context, here are the specs of the RTX 3090 vs the RTX 3080.

RTX 3080 RTX 3090
CUDA cores 8,704 10,496
Base clock 1.44GHz 1.40GHz
Boost clock 1.71GHz 1.70GHz
Memory 10GB GDDR6X 24GB GDDR6X
Memory bus 320-bit 384-bit
Memory clock 19Gbps 19.5Gbps
Memory bandwidth 760GB/s 936GB/s
RT cores 68 82
Transistors 28.3 billion 28.3 billion
Node Samsung 8nm Samsung 8nm
Architecture Ampere Ampere
TDP 320W 350W
Ports HDMI 2.1
Three DisplayPort 1.4a
HDMI 2.1
Three DisplayPort 1.4a

The RTX 3090 is powerful enough to handle the best PC games and demanding professional workloads, especially when paired with one of the best CPUS for the RTX 3090.

Its current price of £1,399 isn't a discount, but it will feel like one in comparison to the inflated prices seen on the second-hand market and from some retailers.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition

The RTX 3090 is the king of NVIDIA's graphics cards. It delivers incredible performance for gaming and professional use. Finding it in stock and for its suggested retail price is rare, but that's exactly what's available through Scan right now in the UK.

Gigabyte Rtx

Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

This version of the RTX 3090 is more expensive than the Founders Edition, but it is currently in stock.