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Old 05-06-2016, 10:39 PM
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Default Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Announced - out May 27th 2016 Worldwide!

So if anybody was on Twitch tonight, they would've seen Nvidia was doing a show. If not, here are the specifics:

GeForce GTX 1080 - $599 (Standard), $699 Founders Edition (Overclockable)
1607 Base Clock, 1733 Boost Clock
2560 Cuda Cores
9 Teraflops of calculations
8GB GDDRX5
2x performance and 3x energy-efficient as TITAN X, using Pascal architecture
Simultaneous Multi-Projection technology in VR offers 30% framerate boost
A slightly cheaper GTX 1070 will also be available everywhere on June 10th.

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GeForce GTX 1080 - $599 (Standard), $699 Founders Edition (Overclockable)
Wait.. is the base card not overclockable?
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I don't think so. The only reason you would have a separate edition is if there was a component on it that let you overclock the GPU.

The same principle is applied to the GTX 1070 - that has a stardard card ($379) and a Founders Edition ($449) at 8GB, but a smaller clock speed.

[UPDATE]
The reason for the Founders Edition of the 1070 and 1080 are because these have a special cooler attached to them, which draws heat away from the GPU to help with overclocking.

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