NVIDIA released its GeForce GTX Titan X in August 2016 and it did not come cheap, with an introductory price of around $1,200. While this is not as affordable as GeForce GTX 1080, this ultimate graphics card is packed with interesting features.
First, its undoubtedly powerful performance backed up with a raw horsepower in a GPU, a clock speed of 1.5GHz and 3584 NVIDIA CUDA cores, no less. This monster is one of the best products out there.
It also boasts of having one of the fastest technologies in the market worldwide, with 12 GB of GDDR5x memory and not to ignore the 11 TFLOPS of Titan X. These features are reason enough for gamers to upgrade from GTX 960 and GTX 970. Or perhaps, instead of settling with the GTX 1080 flagship, investing in a more expensive graphic card can put your gaming experience a notch higher.
Other features of the GTX Titan X include a memory bandwidth of 480 and a 384-bit memory interface width. These are not just what this graphic card is all about. It also comes with technology support with a list of items under this category. It is Virtual Reality-ready as well as NVIDIA G-Sync Ready.
For gamers who just love what they see on their computer screens, GeForce GTX Titan X can be used with multiple monitors and has a maximum digital resolution of 7680×4320 @ 60 Hz. As for its built, its die cast aluminum body is capable of dissipating extreme heat by using vapor chamber technology.
Moreover, for less than $40, you can double your transfer bandwidth for a smoother game. With NVIDIA’s SLI bridge which can be used on Titan X, GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, you can experience surround gaming at its best.
When rumors about the release of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and the said model being unveiled at CES 2017 surfaced, critics said that it will compete with Titan X. There were even speculations that perhaps the latter will outdo the latter because of its lower price.
True enough, people waited for the announcement on kick off night. However, there was nothing mentioned about GTX 1080 Ti at the event. Instead, NVIDIA unveiled GeForce NOW for MAC and PC. This is the newest cloud gaming service offered by NVIDIA that will up the performance of the computer by connecting it to GTX 1080.
There was no mention of the GeForce NOW being compatible with GeForce GTX Titan X, though. The fans will just have to wait for upcoming updates from the team.
Meanwhile, GeForce GTX Titan X will be competing with the Vega 10 from AMD which also promises interesting features and belongs to the high-end graphic card catefory. It was in August when a teaser of the launch of the new AMD flagship was released. Rumored specs include an RX 500 series brand name, 16 GB of 2nd gen bandwidth memory, 12 teraflops and 4096 GCN cores. But all remains to be seen.
For now, NVIDIA Titan X holds the top rank as the world’s fastest graphics card.