While NVIDIA 's GTX 1080 has no current competition in the gaming industry, Nvidia responds to the future departure of the new Vega from AMD with the most powerful graphics card in the consumer market offering similar performance. It is even more powerful than the GTX Titan X Pascal reigns until now . And 35% faster than the current GTX 1080 that reduces its price.
New GTX 1080 Ti: the most powerful graphics card to play
Halfway between the Titan X beast and the largest of Nvidia's consumer graphics, the new member of the Pascal range is an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti that makes use of the Pascal GP102 chip, the same as the Titan X. It inherits Much of its specifications, although without literally copying it.
What matters most is the bandwidth, which stands at 484 GB / s, above the Titan X, which is the big surprise in its spec sheet. The memory is of type GDDR5X, with 11 GB available. As for the number of colors, the new GTX 1080 Ti matches the Titan X with 3584, and is a major leap compared to the GTX 1080, which offered "only" 2560 CUDA cores.
In this list of technical specifications we include 10.8 TFLOPS performance of the new GTX and consumption 220 W. Do not think about using it without two power connectors: one of 6 and one of 8 pins.
With this release Nvidia confirms its hegemony in the highest range of consumer graphics cards, with this GTX 1080 Ti ready to stay on the desktop of those who seek fluidity and consistency in games and content playback at 4K and 60 fps.
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti, price and availability
The new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card will go on sale in the coming days. It will do it in its Founders Edition version only by Nvidia, while the rest of brands will offer their customized solutions, usually with improvements in cooling and some overclocking as standard.
The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti will cost $ 699.