NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang Announces the $1200 Titan X powered by Pascal Architecture

The CEO of NVIDIA stopped by an AI meet-up at Stanford with a surprise unveiling of his newest graphics card.


Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, dropped into an AI meet-up at Stanford last night to show off a brand new graphics card based on a never before seen Pascal GP102 GPU. NVIDIA continues to pour the pressure on AMD as they have announced the Titan X powered by Pascal™ Architecture. 

The Titan X powered by Pascal™ Architecture will cost $1200 and will be available for sale on August 2nd. It has some insanely great specifications.

GPU Engine Specs:

NVIDIA CUDA® Cores 3584
Base Clock (MHz) 1417
Boost Clock (MHz) 1531

Memory Specs:

Memory Speed: 10 Gbps
Standard Memory Config: 12 GB GDDR5X
Memory Interface Width: 384-bit
Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec): 480

Technology Support:

Simultaneous Multi-Projection
VR Ready
SLI HB Bridge SupportedNVIDIA SLI® Ready
NVIDIA GameStream™-Ready
NVIDIA GPU Boost™ 3.0
Microsoft DirectX
Vulkan API
OpenGL 4.5
Bus Support PCIe 3.0
OS Certification: Windows 7-101, Linux, FreeBSDx86

Display Support:

Maximum Digital Resolution2: 7680x4320@60Hz
Standard Display Connectors: DP 1.43, HDMI 2.0b, Dual Link-DVI
Multi Monitor
HDCP 2.2

Graphics Card Dimensions:

Height 4.376"
Length 10.5"
Width 2-Slot

Thermal and Power Specs:

Maximum GPU Temperature (in C): 94
Graphics Card Power (W): 250 W
Recommended System Power (W)4: 600 W
Supplementary Power Connectors: 1 8-pin and 1 6-pin

PC Perspective has a great comparison of Titan X (Pascal), GTX 1080, GTX 980 Ti, TITAN X, GTX 980, R9 Fury X, R9 Fury, R9 Nano, and the R9 390X.

You can also find out more information on Titan X powered by Pascal™ Architecture's website.


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