NVIDIA launches TITAN X (Pascal)

Published: 2nd Aug 2016, 12:37 GMT

Today NVIDIA launches its most powerful graphics card to date, TITAN X.

NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal)

The first thing you will notice is the very unfortunate naming of this card. The branding engraved on the card still says TITAN X, just as TITAN X Maxwell. The only difference is the new ‘polygonal’ design.

However, NVIDIA messed up. They were so confused that they still put GeForce GTX on the backplate and GeForce logo on the side. To be honest, I’m not longer sure if this is GeForce GTX TITAN X Pascal or just TITAN X Pacal.

Well, this model is still part of GeForce GTX 10 series (according to NVIDIA’s own websites), but whether it has GeForce in name, I have no idea.

NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_Front

TITAN X Pascal has 3584 CUDA Cores, 224 TMUs and 96 ROPs. It features brand new GP102 GPU with 12 billion transistors. This is the first card to get this processor, but we already know it’s not the full chip (Quadro P6000 has more cores).

This is also the first model to get 12GB of GDDR5X flavor. The clock speeds are slightly lower than GTX 1080, but maximum compute performance is almost at 11 TFLOPs.

The bad news is the price. This card costs 1200 USD, which in my opinion is just absurd.

NVIDIA TITAN X Series
NVIDIA ‘GeForce GTX’ TITAN X
“Pascal”
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X
“Maxwell”
GPU16nm FF GP10228nm GM200-400
Transistors12 billion8 billion
CUDA Cores35843072
TMUs224192
ROPs9696
Maximum FP32 Performance 10.97 TFLOPs 6.69 TFLOPs
Memory Configuration12 GB GDDR5X12 GB GDDR5
Memory Bus384-bit384-bit
Base Clock1417 MHz1000 MHz
Boost Clock1531 MHz1089 MHz
Memory Clock1250 MHz1753 MHz
Effective Mem. Clk.10 GHz7 GHz
Bandwidth480 GB/s337 GB/s
TDP250W (6+8pin)250W (6+8pin)
Launch DateAugust 2nd, 2016March 17th, 2015
MSRP1200 USD1000 USD

NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_1 NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_2 NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_Front-Nude NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_PCB NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_Back NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_Back-Nude NVIDIA-Titan-X_Official_Display




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