Our review sample of the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X is here, so we decided to snap some high-res shots of the entire card to give you the best look at it yet.
If you didn't see our post on it, NVIDIA's founder and CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, unveiled the card during Epic Games' GDC 2015 event. The company hosted its own 'Made to Game' event, but kept the Titan X under wraps for a few more hours. Even with GTC 2015 right around the corner, the company has shipped out Titan X samples to various people in the media, including TweakTown.
The new GeForce GTX Titan X is something truly special, as its built on the Maxwell architecture, compared to the Titan Black and Titan Z which were built on the older Kepler architecture. Maxwell has a long list of benefits and features, but one of the big ones is a massive reduction in power consumption and heat, but a nice boost in performance.
The Maxwell-based GeForce GTX Titan X has a huge 12GB of VRAM, which is a gigantic jump on the 4GB of framebuffer found on the GTX 980. The Titan Black has 6GB of VRAM, while the dual-GPU Titan Z had 12GB (but only 6GB per GPU). This is the largest amount of VRAM found on a consumer-ish GPU yet, something we can't wait to really stress test.
Let's dive into the card now, taking a look at it from all sides.
At the front, we have the usual blower-style cooler that we've seen on the recent Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 980, as well as the Kepler-based GTX 780.
On the back we can see 12 chips surrounding that sure-to-be powerful GM200 core, a total of 12GB of GDDR5 RAM.
The display output configuration is the same as the GTX 980, with three DisplayPort outputs, an HDMI 2.0 output, and a dual-link DVI out.
The GeForce GTX Titan X can be thrown into 4-way SLI, which will result in some truly next generation performance.
All of this arrives in a card that should have a 250W TDP, requiring a 6-pin + 8-pin PCIe power connectors.
There you have it. A quick look at the GeForce GTX Titan X before the big launch which will be happening soon. As for performance, we should expect 30-50% on top of what the GeForce GTX 980 is offering, as well as a huge increase in high-res situations thanks to its 12GB of VRAM.
It isn't long until NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference, and we'll be right there to deliver you to latest news from Team Green.
Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 12:19 pm CDT