The GeForce RTX™ 3070 is 2nd gen RTX architecture. Built with enhanced Ray Tracing Cores and Tensor Cores, new streaming multiprocessors, and high-speed G6 memory, it gives you the power you need to rip through the most demanding games. he NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 is the GPU you should be opting for if you primarily want to game at 1440p. Yes, the RTX 3070 can handle 4K gaming, but the RTX 3080 is far better cut out for 4K. The lower $500 cost of the RTX 3070 also makes it a much easier buy for most people.See at AmazonProsMore affordable than the RTX 3080Can still push 4KCrushes QHD gamingRay tracing and DLSSConsNot as powerful as the RTX 3080Only 8GB VRAMThe NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 is the right GPU if you want to primarily game at 4K. Yes, it will easily handle 1440p, but it's not seeing its full potential. If you don't plan on stepping up to 4K, the elevated price compared to the RTX 3070 doesn't make much sense for most people.