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New NVIDIA Graphics card GTX 1070 and 1080 Pascal announced

New NVIDIA Graphics card GTX 1070 and 1080 Pascal announced

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NVIDIA has just announced the successor to its Geforce GTX 900 series, the GTX 1000 series. With the code name Pascal, this new graphics card will be a major update as it should boost performance and efficiency by 2 times its predecessor. Just imagine you take an expensive Titan X and cut the power consumption from 250W to 180W, and cut the price from $999 to $599 with twice the performance. Jen-Hsun Huang, the CEO of Nvidia claims that the GTX 1080 will be “twice the VR performance”, and 3 times the power efficiency of the Titan X. And seemingly, even the GTX 1070 will outperform the Titan X of Nvidia’s previous flagship Graphics Card. Couple these factors along with a staggering price point of $379, It's impressive. Since these processes have been shrunk down to 16nm, the Pascal GP...