GeForce GTX 1080 Ti & Radeon RX 490 Specifications & Release Date

Both Nvidia and AMD are looking forward to launch their latest high-end flagship graphics cards which are GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and Radeon RX 490. These two are the most awaited graphics cards that will be launched somewhere in 2017. Both these cards will be capable of running modern games at 4K on Ultra settings. Also both these cards will be having excellent VR capability. Here in this post i am going to tell you about the leaked specifications and expected release date of GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and Radeon RX 490.

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Specifications & Release date

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti will the bigger brother of GeForce GTX 1080 which is currently the flagship graphics card from Nvidia having latest Pascal GPU architecture. It will compete with the latest GeForce GTX Titan X (Pascal) or Nvidia Titan X which is currently the most powerful single graphics card from nvidia.

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It is expected that GeForce GTX 1080 Ti will offer nearly same performance as that of GTX Titan X (Pascal) but at a lower price. Both GTX 1080 Ti and GTX Titan X (Pascal) have 16nm manufacturing process and consist of same number of transistors i.e. 12 billion. GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is expected to be launched at CES 2017 event by Nvidia.

If we compare both these cards then GTX Titan X (Pascal) has 3584 CUDA cores opposed to 3328 CUDA cores in the upcoming GTX 1080 Ti. Even though GTX 1080 Ti has slightly lesser number of CUDA cores or pixel pipelines but this does not lower its performance because of higher clock frequencies. The base and boost clock frequencies in GTX 1080 Ti is almost 100MHz more than in GTX Titan X. The power consumption of both these cards are same at 250W. Below are the leaked or speculated specifications of the mighty GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Specifications [Leaked]
GPU GP 102
CUDA Cores 3328
Architecture Pascal
Process 16nm
Transistors 12 million
Base Clock 1503 MHz
Boost Clock 1623 MHz
Memory Size 12GB GDDR5X
Memory Speed 10Gbps
Memory Interface 384-bit
Memory Bandwidth 480GB/s
Compute 10.8 TFLOPS
TDP 250W

Radeon RX 490 Specifications & Release date

Radeon RX 490 will be the flagship graphics card in the Radeon RX series from AMD. Currently Radeon RX 480 tops the Radeon RX series Polaris graphics cards. Along with GeForce GTX 1080 Ti it is also one of the most anticipated and awaiting graphics cards in the year 2017. According to some reports RX 490 will be dual GPU card but it is still a rumor. The GPU used in the Radeon RX 490 will be either dual Polaris 10 GPU or Vega 10 GPU.

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Well according to me Radeon RX 490 will be in the league of GTX 1080 because its specifications look very impressive. Below are the leaked specifications of the AMD Radeon RX 490 graphics card. The card will be launched in 2017 and there is no specific date give by AMD on this.

Radeon RX 490 Specifications [Leaked]
GPU Dual Polaris 10 or Vega 10
Stream Processors 4096
Architecture Polaris
Process 14nm
Transistors Unknown
Base Clock Unknown
Boost Clock Unknown
Memory Size 8GB GDDR5
Memory Speed Unknown
Memory Interface Unknown, more than 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth Unknown
Compute 64 units
TDP 200W

Final Words

Well both GeForce GTX 1080 Ti & Radeon RX 490 are top of the range flagship graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD respectively. These graphics cards are meant for high-end gaming at 4K resolutions and will be able to max out any game at Ultra graphics settings. To stay updated on these top end graphics card keep visiting this page and site regularly.

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