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The new Nvidia Titan X is now available for $1,200

By Scorpus ยท 12 replies
Aug 2, 2016
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  1. Announced two weeks ago in what was a surprise to many, the Nvidia Titan X is now available directly from Nvidia for a grand total of $1,200. Not to be confused with the old Maxwell-based GeForce GTX Titan X, this new Titan X packs a huge Pascal GP102 GPU for 11 TFLOPs of single-precision compute performance.

    Specifications list the Titan X as having 3,584 CUDA cores clocked up to 1,530 MHz, along with 12 GB of GDDR5X memory on a 384-bit bus clocked at 10 GHz for 480 GB/s of bandwidth. Built using a 16nm manufacturing process, this new card packs a TDP of 250 watts, which is the same as its Titan X predecessor.

    With such a hefty price tag, the new Titan X is designed primarily for single-precision compute applications rather than gaming. However some gaming benchmarks have made their way to the web, suggesting the Titan X is around 25-35 percent faster than the already-powerful GeForce GTX 1080 at 4K.

    As of the time of publishing, the Titan X is currently out of stock on Nvidia's official store, which is the only place to purchase this powerful graphics card. If you managed to order a Titan X, or if Nvidia releases a fresh batch of stock, be sure to grab the new GeForce 369.05 drivers that add support for the Titan X.

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  2. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,952   +575

    Mmm would love to see 4k benchmarks with this beast!
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  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,286

    A mere $1200 for a gaming graphics card? Now that's what I'd call "great value for money" I can see them flying off the shelves at a rate of knots.
  4. Panda218

    Panda218 TS Evangelist Posts: 587   +301

    I thought the same for the MSI 1080 GTX SEAHAWK. It lists at 999.99 at my local microcenter and they always sell out within 2 hours of receiving a shipment. Shows you how far enthusiasts will go to prove their e-peen is bigger than their friends.
  5. Bigger di*k, bigger wallet, bigger graphics.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,286

    That's human nature for you.
  7. Jack007

    Jack007 TS Booster Posts: 187   +44

    Seems like a real super video card. Wish I could get one. Then again I only have to wait like a year when prices are forced to go down
  8. NahNood

    NahNood TS Addict Posts: 114   +53

    Well, probably more than a year, like maybe after the next 2 card generations are out.
  9. Bigtruckseries

    Bigtruckseries TS Evangelist Posts: 583   +322

    I'm going to see how much I can sell my Titan X for on Ebay. If I get enough for it, I'll buy the newer model.

    thing is, The card's already a beast and more card than anyone needs unless you are running 3 monitors and a 4K TV like I do.

    Here's the thing: they shoulda given it a new name.
  10. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 14,684   +3,842

    Well now, they couldn't exactly call it the "Titan Triple X", now could they? 'Cause that's way overkill for even 4K p0rn.
  11. toxicfiend

    toxicfiend TS Enthusiast Posts: 41   +11

    In Australia this will retail for $2000 to $ 2500.
  12. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,286

    They're stupidly priced yet they must sell otherwise why else would they be on the market? Personally, I've got far better things to buy for that money kind of money.
    toxicfiend likes this.
  13. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,271   +520

    Hope not this...


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