World’s Most Powerful GPU, Nvidia TITAN RTX Announced
Nvidia is an American technology company, renowned for their GPUs. The company designs graphics processing units for both gaming and professional markets. GPUs unlike CPUs are mainly used to process image/video files and execute rendering tasks at a rapid pace. Architecturally, the CPU is composed of just a few cores with lots of cache memory that can handle a few software threads at a time. In contrast, a GPU is composed of hundreds of cores that can handle thousands of threads simultaneously. Recently, Nvidia has launched their TITAN RTX graphic card which the company claims is world’s most powerful GPU.
The Mighty TITAN
The Nvidia TITAN RTX has 576 multi-precision Turing Tensor Cores which provide up to 130 teraflops of deep learning performance. It has 72 Turing RT Cores which can deliver up to 11 GigaRays per second of real-time ray-tracing performance. The TITAN RTX has 24 GB of GDDR6 RAM, which according to Nvidia is up to two times faster than previous TITAN GPUs. This high memory storage can be used to fit larger data sets and processing instructions. It has a base clock frequency of 1350 MHz and a boost clock frequency of up to 1770 MHz.
The new TITAN RTX allows enough power to render 8K video in real time. Additionally, the company has showcased the NVIDIA NVLink that offers 100 GB/s transfer speeds which can be used to pair two RTX GPU’s if the need arises. Out of the box, the GPU also supports Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit), and Linux 64-bit. To operate, it requires 650 watts of power supply and has a thermal threshold of 89-degree Celsius.
Ports, Price And Availability
- 3 x DisplayPort
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x USB Type-C