The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti On Sale - Price And Details Inside

Mar 14, 2017 10:10 AM EDT | Ileen Jasmine

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The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was unveiled last week at Game Developers Conference 2017. It went on sale earlier this week.

The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is based on NVIDIA's GP102 GPU (also known as Bigger Pascal). Its main goal is to serve as a mid-cycle refresh of the GeForce 10 series very much like the GTX 980 Ti and its predecessor, the GTX 780 Ti.

Its purpose is to take advantage of better manufacturing yields and decreased costs in able to produce a bigger, more powerful GPU. The GTX 1080 Ti is much faster than its predecessor.

According to NVIDIA, this new card is loaded by Pascal to perform twice as better other graphic cards in today's market. The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti's speed is not the only noticeable thing about the card.

It comes with a built-in vast vapor chamber which helps it avoid overheating. It is also designed with 7-phase dualFET power supply along with the die-cast aluminum body.

It also features a next generation VR experience which helps fans edit screenshots while playing. Not only that, but these screenshots is said to appear in 360 degrees.

The screenshots are also shareable and accessible between PCs, VR headsets, and even smartphones. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 is unique and three times faster than other graphic cards in the market, all thanks to its six graphics processing clusters and 12 billion transistors.

Aside from those, the GTX 1080 also features an 11-GB GDDR5X frame buffering. It can also perform at 11Gpbs speed, and can even boost up to 1582 MHz at a suitable temperature.

How much does it cost? The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti prices in at approximately $699.

However, for those who already acquire the older GeForce 900 and/ord GeForce 10 series cards, NVIDIA recently launched special drivers which can help boost these cards to DirectX 12 performance. This is definitely great news for the fans.

Keep checking back on Auto World News for more updates. In the meantime, watch this video from Game Developer Conference 2017.

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