Monday, February 20th 2017

NVIDIA to Steal AMD's Ryzen Limelight on Feb 28

NVIDIA could attempt to steal the limelight from AMD's 2017 "Capsaicin & Cream" launch event for its Ryzen desktop processors, slated for February 28, with a parallel GeForce GTX event along the sidelines of the 2017 Game Developers' Conference (GDC). At this event, the company is expected to launch its next enthusiast-segment graphics card, the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. This could at least be a paper-launch, with market availability following through in March.

While the GTX 1080 Ti is a graphics card, and Ryzen a processor (they don't compete), NVIDIA's choice of launch-date could certainly steal some attention away from AMD's big day. Besides launching Ryzen, it wouldn't surprise us if AMD teases its upcoming Radeon "Vega" graphics cards a little more. The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is expected to be based on the same "GP102" silicon as the company's flagship TITAN X Pascal graphics card, and could be positioned very close to the USD $1,000 mark, given that NVIDIA priced the TITAN X Pascal at a wallet-scorching $1,199.
Sources: IO-Tech, NordicHardware
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78 Comments on NVIDIA to Steal AMD's Ryzen Limelight on Feb 28

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medi01
efikkan, post: 3606115, member: 150226"
BS and false information
Mental capacity problems?
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ADHDGAMING
at this point no one is checking for the ti they know it will cost more. The only thing im interested in seeing is if Nvidia simply tosses higher clocks at it or actually does some refining of something.

I think Nvidia seriously under estimated how much damage that founders edition garbage has hurt their brand.
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