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NVIDIA's next-gen Turing GPU: mass production in Q3 2018

NVIDIA's next-gen Turing GPU won't be here until the end of the year.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Mar 13 2018 2:58 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:52 AM CST

NVIDIA will be launching their next generation GPU architecture in Q3 2018, with a new report from DigiTimes and their sources saying that Turing will "not enter the mass production until the third quarter". NVIDIA is currently expected to unveil the new Turing GPU architecture at GTC 2018, but there could be a few months between its detailing and public roll out.

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DigiTimes reports that NVIDIA will be "forbidding" AIB partners to "publicly promote cryptocurrency mining activities or actively sell its consumer graphics cards to miners". NVIDIA wants to move the focus away from cryptomining and back to gaming, which has been in a very sore place for the last 6-8 months.

Prices are all over the place, and this needs to stop, hence the realignment of marketing focus to AIB partners by NVIDIA. DigiTimes' sources added that since the profitibility has dropped for both NVIDIA and AMD, they have been "decelerating the developments of their new GPU architectures and prolonging their existing GPU platforms' lifecycle".

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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