Nvidia’s New GeForce RTX Graphics Cards Take Gaming to the Next Level

The pre-Gamescom 2018 livestream revealed the new and powerful 20 series line.

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Nvidia revealed their new GeForce RTX graphics cards at a pre-Gamescom 2018 event today, which are set to take gaming to the next level.

These include the GeForce RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti, which all have real-time ray-tracing technology to make games like Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Battlefield V look hyper-realistic.

Powered by the new RTX platform and the Turing GPU architecture, these new cards give gamers six times the performance of Nvidia’s previous generation of cards as well.

Below are the specifications provided by the company:

GeForce RTX 2070:

GeForce RTX 2070

Founders Edition

GeForce RTX 2070 GeForce GTX 1070
GPU Architecture Turing Turing Pascal
Boost Clock 1710 MHz (OC) 1620 MHz 1683 MHz
Frame Buffer 8 GB GDDR6 8 GB GDDR6 8 GB GDDR5
Memory Speed 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 8 Gbps

GeForce RTX 2080:

GeForce RTX 2080

Founders Edition

GeForce RTX 2080 GeForce GTX 1080
GPU Architecture Turing Turing Pascal
Boost Clock 1800 MHz (OC) 1710 MHz 1733 MHz
Frame Buffer 8 GB GDDR6 8 GB GDDR6 8 GB GDDR5X
Memory Speed 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 10 Gbps

GeForce  RTX 2080 Ti:

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Founders Edition

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
GPU Architecture Turing Turing Pascal
Boost Clock 1635 MHz (OC) 1545 MHz 1582 MHz
Frame Buffer 11GB GDDR6 11GB GDDR6 11 GB GDDR5X
Memory Speed 14 Gbps 14 Gbps 11 Gbps

These new graphics cards are priced in USD at $599 for the RTX 2070, $799 for the RTX 2080, and $1,199 for the RTX 2080 Ti. Both the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are now available for pre-order.


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