2017 GeForce GTX 20 Series Latest Update: NVIDIA Prepping New GeForce GTX 20 Series Graphics Cards for Q3 2017 Launch
A new interesting report claimed that NVIDIA has pushed forward its upcoming Volta lineup, GeForce 20 Series Graphics, for a Q3 launch. Here the latest news and update of the 2017 GeForce GTX 20 series will be revealed.
NVIDIA Has Pushed Forward GeForce GTX 20-Series Launch
The GTX 10 Series lineup is nearing the end of life now that the company has launched the full blown Pascal chip in its TITAN XP graphics card as well as the silent launch of the super low end, GTX 1030. However, according to the information given by MyDrivers, the GTX 20-Series event has been pushed forward to a launch sometime in the third quarter of this year.
WCCF Tech reported that the reason given for this move is that the profits from the sales were not up to the expectation of the management. It can also be due to the fact that the R&D and yield related costs were too high or that the upgrade cycle wasn't properly utilized.
Therefore, the release of the GeForce GTX 20-Series graphics cards is planned for Q3 2017 to fully capitalize on the lack of a competitor and increase market share. Even if Vega launches, it is unlikely it will be able to go toe to toe with NVIDIA's highest end.
2017 GeForce GTX 20-Series Specs And Details Revealed
The new GeForce GTX 20 series would the 14nm FinFET refresh of the Pascal architecture. It will also lead by the GeForce GTX 2080 Ti which would use the refreshed GP102 core with 3384 CUDA cores, and GDDR5X on a 384-bit memory bus, according to Tweak Town.
Furthermore, the GTX 2080 would replace the current GTX 1080, while the GTX 2070 that could be the new price/performance champion of the series. NVIDIA could use the faster GDDR5X standard on the GeForce GTX 2070, with the faster VRAM exclusive to the current-gen GTX 1080 and Titan X.
The use of GDDR5X on the more mid-range GeForce GTX 2070 could be a big win for the price/performance market once again. As for the performance, fans should expect a 10-30 percent gain over the performance of the GTX 10 series parts, which would really put NVIDIA into the lead by an even larger margin.
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