Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Nvidia unveils powerful new RTX 2070 and 2080 graphics cards

Nvidia RTX 2070 and 2080 graphics cards


Nvidia’s new high-end graphics cards are the GeForce RTX 2070RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti, the company announced today during a pre-Gamescom 2018 livestream from Cologne, Germany.These new 20-series cards will succeed Nvidia’s current top-of-the-line GPUs, the GeForce GTX 1070, GTX 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti. While the company usually waits to launch the more powerful Ti version of a GPU, this time around, it’s releasing the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti at once.They won’t come cheap. The Nvidia-manufactured Founders Edition versions will cost $599 for the RTX 2070, $799 for the RTX 2080 and $1,199 for the RTX 2080 Ti. The latter two cards are expected to ship “on or around” Sept. 20, while there is no estimated release date for the RTX 2070. Pre-orders are currently available for the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti.Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced different “starting at” prices during the keynote presentation. Huang’s presentation said the RTX 2070 will start at $499, the RTX 2080 at $699 and the RTX 2080 Ti at $999. Asked for clarification, an Nvidia representative told Polygon that these amounts reflect retail prices for third-party manufacturers’ cards.Nvidia’s new high-end graphics cards are the GeForce RTX 2070RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti, the company announced today during a pre-Gamescom 2018 livestream from Cologne, Germany.These new 20-series cards will succeed Nvidia’s current top-of-the-line GPUs, the GeForce GTX 1070, GTX 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti. While the company usually waits to launch the more powerful Ti version of a GPU, this time around, it’s releasing the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti at once.They won’t come cheap. The Nvidia-manufactured Founders Edition versions will cost $599 for the RTX 2070, $799 for the RTX 2080 and $1,199 for the RTX 2080 Ti. The latter two cards are expected to ship “on or around” Sept. 20, while there is no estimated release date for the RTX 2070. Pre-orders are currently available for the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti.Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced different “starting at” prices during the keynote presentation. Huang’s presentation said the RTX 2070 will start at $499, the RTX 2080 at $699 and the RTX 2080 Ti at $999. Asked for clarification, an Nvidia representative told Polygon that these amounts reflect retail prices for third-party manufacturers’ cards.

NVIDIA RTX 2070

SpecRTX 2070 FERTX 2070GTX 1070
GPU architectureTuringTuringPascal
Boost clock1710 MHz (OC)1620 MHz1683 MHz
Frame buffer8 GB GDDR68 GB GDDR68 GB GDDR5
Memory speed14 Gbps14 Gbps8 Gbps
Nvidia

NVIDIA RTX 2080

SpecRTX 2080 FERTX 2080GTX 1080
GPU architectureTuringTuringPascal
Boost clock1800 MHz (OC)1710 MHz1733 MHz
Frame buffer8 GB GDDR68 GB GDDR68 GB GDDR5X
Memory speed14 Gbps14 Gbps10 Gbps
Nvidia

NVIDIA RTX 2080 TI

SpecRTX 2080 Ti FERTX 2080 TiGTX 1080 Ti
GPU architectureTuringTuringPascal
Boost clock1635 MHz (OC)1545 MHz1582 MHz
Frame buffer11 GB GDDR611 GB GDDR611 GB GDDR5X
Memory speed14 Gbps14 Gbps11 Gbps
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