Asus Flagship ROG STRIX GeForce RTX 3080 Won’t Be Available On Launch Day

A redditor shared info from an Asus marketing rep indicating that top-trim STRIX versions of the RTX 3080 will not be making an appearance for tomorrow’s official launch of GeForce RTX 3080 Ampere graphics cards. Instead, they will be delayed to the 21st in a best-case scenario. We’ve pinged ASUS for confirmation, but there are already other signs of a looming shortage. also reported on the Reddit post, adding that they’ve heard reports from a lot of Nvidia’s AIB partners indicating their flagship RTX 3080 cards won’t be available on launch day, either.