NVIDIA graphics cards are the best in performance for every kind of hardcore gaming and other graphic intensive work. As the months pass-by Nvidia keeps on upgrading it tech with new architecture and builds. Today (7 May) NVIDIA announced its upcoming flagship top of the class GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card with Pascal GP104 GPU (GP104-400-A1) GPU core, which is absolutely a beast. It loads 2560 CUDA Cores running at 2,000 MHz. The reference version of GeForce GTX 1080 runs at base/turbo boost frequencies of 1607/1733 MHz coupled with 8GB of memory GDDR5X @10 GHz with a 256 bits memory interface resulting in a bandwidth of 320 GB / s. This graphics card is VR(Virtual Reality) ready. In this post, I’ll share the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Specifications and review it in another post later, so stay tuned.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Specifications
|SPECS||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080|
|Process Node||28nm||16nm FinFET|
|Transistors||5.2 Billion||7.2 Billion|
|CUDA Cores||2048 CUDA Cores||2560 CUDA Cores|
|VRAM||4 GB GDDR5||8 GB GDDR5X|
|Bus Interface||256-bit bus||256-bit bus|
|Power Connector||6+6 Pin Power||Single 8-Pin Power?|
|Display Outputs||3x Display Port1x HDMI 2.01x DVI||3x Display Port 1.41x HDMI 2.0b1x DVI|
|Launch Date||September 2014||27th May 2016|
|Launch Price||$549 US||$599 US|
Compared to AMD this graphics card this is way ahead of their top technology, lets see how they step and come up with something extraordinary. Talking about extraordinary, this card is VR ready as mentioned earlier, which means you can use them in a PC which is also VR ready and connect a VR headset like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, etc. Then you can run any VR application and enjoy the epic environment without any lag issues, except the software bugs as the tech is new.
So, this was NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Specifications!