Photo of alleged Nvidia GTX 1080 cooler appears online

Apr

20

2016

On the Chinese Baidu is a photograph which appeared likely the cooler of the upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080 is shown. According to rumors, the new video card, which will use the Pascal GPU, announced in late May.

The photo shows just a cooler, which may be used is for the reference design of the GTX 1080. The video card itself is not visible yet. In late March appeared there photos online portions of the cooler, with the text GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. The new photo seems to confirm the authenticity of the earlier images, though there is still a battle to be held the arm seen Nvidia officially nothing has been announced.

Nvidia GTX 1080

Nvidia announced in early April at its GPU Technology Conference Tesla P100 for use in servers and super computers. This card offers the GP100 GPU, which is baked at 16nm. The same chip will find its way and adapted to consumer cards in the GeForce series.

For Tesla P100 card, which comes on the market in early 2017, Nvidia uses hbm2 memory. Most likely this is not the case in the new GeForce cards. This new memory type is not readily available and probably very expensive. According to rumors, get the 1080 GTX 8GB gddr5x memory, but it is also possible that Nvidia as yet will use GDDR5 memory in the current generation.

It is expected that Nvidia late May, just before the start of the Computex trade show in Taiwan, will be new GeForce cards announcing . On the stock market, AMD will probably also be graphics cards based on the show Polaris GPU. These would be for the R9 490x and R9 490, also with gddr5- or gddr5x memory.

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