Nvidia Announces GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070

Nvidia finally officially announced the two latest generation of graphics cards based Pascal architecture, the GeForce 1080 GTX and GTX 1070.

Faster than Titan X

Of course, both brand-new graphics card is claimed to have a better performance than the previous generation. In fact, according to Nvidia, the 1070 GTX 1080 and GTX firmer and more power efficient than the GTX 980 Ti and GTX Titan X.

Nvidia did not forget confirms that the performance of the graphics card allows gamers to run the latest games at maximum settings, either through a monitor as well as in virtual reality format.

GTX 1080 has a 16nm FinFET chips with 8 GB VRAM GDDR5X, and 256-bit memory bus. With a 180W TDP, GTX 1080 using a single 8-pin PCIe power connector. This graphics card is wrapped with vapor chamber design, with a fan and a backplate that is able to get rid of heat.

While the GTX 1070 also comes with 8 GB of GDDR5 RAM. The performance is about 28 percent below 1080. Unfortunately GTX, Nvidia has not announced any further about the specifications of this graphics card.

Enticing Price

With its performance which is touted faster than the Titan X, Nvidia offers the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 with an attractive price. GTX 1080 will be launched on May 27th, 2016 with a tag of $ 599, . While the GTX 1070 board on June 10th, 2016, and sold for US $ 379

There is also a Founder’s Edition version of the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, each priced at $ 699 and $ 449 . Not yet known what are the differences with the standard version.