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RumorTT: NVIDIA launching more GPUs this year, GTX 800 series in 2014

RumorTT: NVIDIA working on a new dual Kepler-based GPU, the GeForce GTX 790.

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Published Wed, Aug 28 2013 9:38 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:21 PM CST

Now this is some exciting news from VideoCardz.com, who is reporting that NVIDIA is working on two new video cards that we should see in the very near future. The first of which brings back the Ultra moniker, something I've been missing for years, and a dual Kepler GPU.

RumorTT: NVIDIA launching more GPUs this year, GTX 800 series in 2014 | TweakTown.com

The two GPUs in question would land as the GeForce GTX Titan Ultra, and the dual-GPU GeForce GTX 790. The GTX Titan Ultra would be a GK110 part, which is the same silicon found in the GTX Titan and GTX 780, but it would have all of those 2880 CUDA cores enabled for some serious graphics bench pressing. RIght now, the GTX Titan has 2688 CUDA cores enabled, and the GTX 780 has just 2304 CUDA cores enabled. This should give the GTX Titan Ultra a nice boost over its predecessor.

NVIDIA isn't stopping there though, as we should expect a GeForce GTX 790 sometime in the future. This would pack in two GK110 cores, but we don't know how many CUDA cores NVIDIA would enable per GPU. We should expect two fully-enabled GPUs on the GTX 780, as they'd need to be cut down to not leap over the 300W threshold.

Now, onto some next-gen talk: NVIDIA will reportedly unleash its next-gen "Maxwell" GeForce GTX 800 series of GPUs in Q1 2014. This is sooner than expected, and they won't be arriving with the 20nm tech we expected, as TMSC isn't ready for 20nm lithography until sometime in the second half of next year.

NEWS SOURCE:videocardz.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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