Monday, 01 June 2015 03:41
The "problem" with 4K displays is that many current cards simply cannot game at full resolution. There are a lot of pixels to push at 4K and unless you could invest in a GTX Titan, you had to SLI or Crossfire a couple of cards to really be able to push your display. NVIDIA has answered the call with their latest card that just dropped over the weekend. This new GTX 980 Ti has 2,816 CUDA cores and 176 texture units - about 38% more than the current GTX 980. In addition to the extra power, there is also 2GB of extra GDDR5 that helps push all those textures. The best part? This crazy powerful card is MSRP'd at $500.
NVIDIA claims its memory bandwidth is also 50 percent faster than its predecessor, which makes a big difference when throwing huge textures around. Of course, the Titan X is an even faster option than the 980 Ti, but its high price makes it far out of reach for most, even hardcore gamers.
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