GeForce GTX 1080 gets tested

GeForce GTX 1080 gets tested

With hours left until the closed launch of the GeForce GTX 1080 a new leak has described the capabilities of the new card. Shall we sum it up? Well, the GTX 1080 looks really impressive.

The new card has been tested in 3DMark11 Performance where the score that it got is 27 683 points, which is about 15-20 per cent more than what the current fastest NVIDIA graphics cards can achieve. In 3DMark FireStrike Extreme the GeForce GTX 1080 got 10 102 points, which is also an excellent result – an overclocked GeForce GTX 980 Ti card gets only around 8700 points. The computer used had an Intel Core i7-5820K processor so your results may vary.

It seems that the GeForce GTX 1080 will also be a tech wonder – the card uses GDDR5X memory that runs at 10 000 MHz, effective, which is a world record. Unfortunately the memory bus used is just 256-bit wide, which means the GTX 1080 gets around 320 GB/sec of memory bandwidth, which is not that much. Imagine what the card could do if it had a 384-bit bus, for instance. Unfortunately there’s no information on the clock speed of the GPU but there’s a rumor it runs at 1600 MHz, which if true, is another record.

The new Pascal generation will be officially launched during Computex 2016, which will take place in a couple of weeks.


Related posts

Dell Vostro 3000 series notebooks

Dell refresh its SMB Vostro 3000 notebooks series with Core i3/i5/i7 processors, new colors, and even a Core i7 Quad Core option for the 17-inch Vostro 3700. With range from 13-inch to 17-inches the notebooks are encased in aluminum,  with prices start from $699 for the thinnest 13" Vostro...

ASUS plans to release another Windows 8 ultrabook

ASUS plans to release a new Windows 8-based ultrabook that will be known as Zenbook UX52VS. The Zenbook UX52VS will feature a 15.6-inch IPS Full HD display and will be powered by Intel Ivy Bridge processors (Core i7-3517U, Core i7-3610QM and Core i5-3317U). It will also...

Getac announced resistive Multi-touch Displays for use with or without gloves

Getac Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of rugged computers that meet the demands of field-based applications, announced that its line of rugged Tablet PCs will be the first rugged computers to offer a Multi-Touch screen for use with or without gloves. Having Multi-Touch technology on...

Leave a comment