The most advanced consumer GPU gets over a 40 percent price cut
Nvidia is one of those companies in Silicon Valley that always has one more trick up its sleeve prior to announcing a new roadmap for its consumer and enterprise product lines. In the case of Geforce Pascal, it has now managed to introduce a new flagship that not only surpasses the previous flagship’s performance in every category except for compute (check), but it has also lowered the price by nearly 60 percent.
But will it be too late?
Rumours are starting to come in that Nvidia’s coming Volta will give AMD's Radeon RX Vega a good kicking thanks to Taiwan Semiconductor’s 12 nm fabrication process over Vega's 14 nm.
With new triple-fan iCX Technology cooler
EVGA has sent out neat teasers about its upcoming custom GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 graphics card which will use the new iCX cooler.
Asus, MSI, Inno3D and others
It did not take long for Nvidia AIC partners, like Asus, MSI, Inno3D and others to start showing and teasing its upcoming custom versions of the recently announced Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti graphics card.
GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 with faster memory
During its GDC 2017 event held yesterday, Nvidia announced that its AIC partners will be able to use new memory chips on GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 graphics cards, allowing them to give a slight performance boost.
Using inferencing, deep neural networks can now scale to new, challenging data sets
The applications of artificial intelligence in computer graphics have long been a focus point for Nvidia and other GPU companies in Silicon Valley. But now, the company has decided to bring advancements in deep learning to the world of game development with uses ranging from more believable in-game agents, and complex physics simulations through asynchronous rendering techniques.
Analyze time slices of gameplay and improve VR experiences
During its Editor’s Day conference in San Francisco, Nvidia announced a software utility to measure the quality of VR gameplay called FCAT VR. This tool is built on frame capture technology and, Nvidia claims, lets users to forego an expensive hardware capture solution in order to analyze individual frames and interpret data sets through software.
US $100 price-cut
In addition to launching the new Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, Nvidia has also lowered the price of its Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card, pushing it down to US $499, a good US $100 price cut from its official launch price.
Available Thursday, March 9th for $699
During Nvidia’s keynote at its Editors Day event in San Francisco, Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage to officially announce the Geforce GTX 1080 Ti to a public audience.
VRWorks gets DX12 support, ShadowPlay Highlights and more
During its annual Editors Day session in San Francisco, Jeff Fisher, Senior Vice President of the Geforce product division took the stage to announce the progress the company has made over the past year in the PC gaming industry including the challenges it faces with regards to hardware demands and scaling.