Nvidia hints by name RTX 2080 for coming GeForce card




Nvidia has published a teaser film in which Nvidia alludes to the introduction of a GeForce video card called RTX 2080. In a previous rumor this name was already mentioned and Nvidia gives various hints that indicate the arrival of the RTX 2080.

In the video you can see briefly images of what might become Nvidia’s new GPU, but there are no direct conclusions to be drawn yet. What seems somewhat concrete is the name of the new high-end consumer video card that Nvidia is likely to present at the upcoming Gamescom fair ; in the course of the video Nvidia gives all kinds of hints that refer to the name RTX 2080.

For example, the user name RoyTeX is used, with which Nvidia might hint at the name RTX. The numbers 2, 0, 8, 0 also pass in this order. In addition, the name Not_11 is visible, with which the manufacturer may want to make clear that the 11 series is not used as an indication for the new series of video cards. Also the name Mac-20 is used, which possibly indicates the use of the 20-series. Furthermore, the name AlanaT passes, which probably indicates Alan Turing and thus the Turing architecture.

Recently a rumor came from AdoredTV. This YouTube channel already claimed that Nvidia’s forthcoming Geforce card will be named RTX 2080. According to information from a video on this YouTube channel, the RTX 2080 would be eight percent faster than the current Geforce GTX 1080 Ti and fifty percent faster than the GTX 1080. According to another, doubtful, rumor gets the design of the upcoming Geforce card two fans.

Tuesday Nvidia announced the Turing architecture for gpu on Siggraph. The manufacturer has announced the arrival of some video cards, even though these are business models where Nvidia emphasizes ray tracing . This is a technique in which light rays are radiated from different positions in the camera’s position. How these light beams then reflect, is calculated by means of specialized RT-cores on the basis of the color and properties of the material.


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