Thanks to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 4K gaming is now accessible to the masses. You no longer have to sacrifice performance for the higher resolution or break the bank just for the pleasure of playing in UHD. In fact, it’s reminiscent of how the GeForce GTX 970 changed the game back in 2014. All of a sudden, users had access to 1080p gaming with high frame rates and max settings without burning a hole in their wallet. You could play games like Batman: Arkham Knight and Witcher 3, both still considered GPU-intensive to this day, without your PC breaking a sweat.
Today, you see the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 doing the same for the next generation of gaming. There are some differences, though. The GTX 970 was a cheaper proposition when it was released, going for $329 (about £250, AU$460) compared to the RTX 3070’s retail price of $499 (£469, AU$809). But, both made the future of gaming attainable for the average gamer. With that said, the current chip shortage has made finding the RTX 3070 much harder for the time being as it’s almost impossible to find at market value outside of a pre-built PC.
Though the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 may not offer the same staggering performance as the GeForce RTX 3080 or the RTX 3090, it’s an impressive card in its own right, delivering 4K performance that almost rivals that of the RTX 2080 Ti without burning a $1,199 (£1,099, AU$1,899) shaped hole in your pocket. And, that combination of affordable price and high performance makes it the de facto graphics card for most people.
Nvidia RTX 3070 stock: try these retailers
- US RTX 3070 retailers: Nvidia | Best Buy | Amazon | Micro Center | B&H | Newegg
- UK RTX 3070 retailers: Nvidia | CCL | Currys PC World | Scan
We'll keep this page updated as stock comes in (and sells out), so hopefully you'll be able to get hold of an RTX 3070 at some point. If you want to try your luck at the more powerful card, we show you where to buy an RTX 3080 and where to buy the RTX 3090 as well.
The latest Nvidia RTX 3070 deals available now
We'll list all the latest Nvidia RTX 3070 stock below as soon as the GPUs come back into stock. Our automatic price comparison tool will also highlight the best deals as they go live as well.
Where to buy RTX 3070 in the US
Most retailers are out of stock, as they have been for a long time since launch, but we'll keep an eye on them and let you know if they get any more.
Nvidia RTX 3070 deals at Newegg
Newegg regularly has some stock available of this and other RTX 30-Series graphics cards, but you'll generally have to pay a premium to get them. You might keep an eye on the Newegg Shuffle, though, where you can get a better deal.
Where to buy RTX 3070 in the UK
The Nvidia RTX 3070 went on sale on October 29 at 1PM GMT in the UK, and again did not last long, with most stock selling out very fast.
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Matt is TechRadar's Managing Editor for Core Tech, looking after computing and mobile technology. Having written for a number of publications such as PC Plus, PC Format, T3 and Linux Format, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially computing and PC gaming. Ever since he got an Amiga A500+ for Christmas in 1991, he's loved using (and playing on) computers, and will talk endlessly about how The Secret of Monkey Island is the best game ever made.