Rumor: Nvidia is working on GPUs with HBM2 memory




Nvidia is working according to a new rumor to a GPU which presumably will present the 1080 GTX card for consumers will be made with hbm2 memory and would be made on a 16nm process with Nvidia’s new Pascal architecture.

The information about the alleged 1080 GTX is hardware site TweakTown. The site refers to two new cards, of which one meant for consumers. Which features a 4096-bit memory bus. Moreover, it has the second generation hbm stacked memory on board, which would be clocked at 1GHz. This so-called “3D memory ‘allows more memory to get a smaller footprint, which saves space and must care for power consumption. Among others, the AMD Fury Fury X and make use of the first generation of hbm memory.

The GPU’s are made based on Nvidia’s new Pascal architecture. That is obvious, because the company already has more about talking and planning has listed for release in 2016. The Pascal-based GPUs will be made ​​on a 16nm process from TSMC. According to TweakTown is obvious that the new card, with 4 Hi-stacked memory, the name will be 1080 GTX. There is also a second version for the professional market.


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