NVIDIA teases 'next generation mainstream GPU' for August

NVIDIA's next-gen GeForce GTX 11 series graphics cards should launch in August, teased as 'next generation mainstream GPU'

@anthony256
Published Thu, May 31 2018 10:10 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:51 AM CST

NVIDIA has teased its "next generation mainstream GPU", something it will detail at the Hot Chips 30 symposium on August 20, without any new details provided. Is this the first real tease of the GeForce GTX 1180?

NVIDIA teases 'next generation mainstream GPU' for August | TweakTown.com

There's no announcement of which GPU architecture NVIDIA is talking about, but from my sources from a few months ago the next GeForce release will be based on the Turing GPU architecture. NVIDIA has said that Stuart Oberman, VP of ASIC engineering at NVIDIA will present the next-gen mainstream GPU at the event.

We don't have anything else to report at this time, but with a release window of sometime in Q3 2018, we should expect NVIDIA to use GDDR6, which goes into mass production at the same time.

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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