NVIDIA's next-gen: Turing this year, followed by Ampere

NVIDIA will launch its next-gen Turing GPU architecture this year, followed by Ampere.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Apr 1 2018 9:42 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

TweakTown was the main source of the news that NVIDIA would unveil a new GeForce GTX graphics card at GTC 2018, but my source was wrong - so I fully admit fault for that. Unfortunately it didn't happen, but that didn't stop us from hearing things from sources while I was there.

NVIDIA's next-gen: Turing this year, followed by Ampere | TweakTown.com

That's where we were told that NVIDIA would name their next-gen GPUs with the GTX 11 series family, and not the GTX 20 series like what was previously reported. But the bigger news is that we found out what's coming with NVIDIA's next-gen GPU roadmap and it makes sense.

NVIDIA's next-gen GPU architecture, according to our sources, will be Turing. Turing will be NVIDIA's new GPU architecture that will power the GTX 11 series, while the Ampere GPU architecture will succeed Turing sometime in the future.

And no, this isn't an April Fools Day post.

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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