NVIDIA's new GTX 1080 GPU is even quicker than the Titan X
NVIDIA gave us a style of its new Pascal structure with the P100 graphics card final month, which is aimed toward servers for heavy obligation computing. Now, it is prepared to point out off how that know-how shall be tailored for shoppers with its new GeForce GTX 1080 GPU. As you’d anticipate, it is quick: NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed that it is higher than its present efficiency king, the Titan X. It is also quicker than two GTX 980 playing cards operating collectively utilizing SLI know-how. Just like the P100, the 1080 is constructed with a brand new 16nm FinFET (a kind of 3D transistor) manufacturing course of, which makes it extra energy environment friendly, on prime of simply being quicker.
The GTX 1080 is the “largest GPU endeavor, largest chip endeavor, largest processor endeavor, within the historical past of humanity,” stated NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. He added that the R&D finances for the brand new card was “a number of billion dollars” over the span of greater than two years. “I am fairly positive you’ll be able to go to Mars [for that],” he stated.