Nvidia GTX 1180 rumoured to touch down in July

According to a report on the Tom’s Hardware website, the first Nvidia GTX 11 series graphics cards are scheduled to launch this summer. Based on industry sources who wished to remain anonymous, the report claimed the ‘Founder’s Edition’ cards are expected to be released in July, with third-party examples to follow in August or September. Mobile versions are slated to be released later in the year.

The next-generation graphics cards will be based on the ‘Turing’ platform, although Nvidia hasn’t announced a brand name yet. There are also conflicting reports as to whether the new cards will be called the 11-series or the 20-series. No information has been forthcoming from Nvidia, but according to the report, the ‘GTX 1180’ will feature 3,584 CUDA cores, a clock speed of 1.6 to 1.8GHz and 8 to 16GB of GDDR6 memory. The ‘GTX 1170’ is rumoured to come with 2,688 CUDA cores, running at 1.5 to 1.8GHz, and have 8 to 16GB of GDDR6 memory. Source: www.tomshardware.co.uk