GDDR6 Memory Is 70% More Expensive Than GDDR5

GDDR6 Memory One of the biggest upgrades seen to graphics cards in 2018 was the release of the new GDDR6 memory. The transition to the newer memory has given many benefits to ...

January 3, 2019 at 12:31 pm by

ZOTAC Announces New GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5X

A Faster GTX 1060 Option from ZOTAC ZOTAC is the latest NVIDIA partner to launch their new ‘GTX 1060 6GB’ variant. This is of course different from both the GTX ...

November 29, 2018 at 4:12 pm by

MSI Launches the GTX 1060 ARMOR 6GD5X OC with GDDR5X

New GDDR5X Equipped GTX 1060 Variant For the past few weeks, NVIDIA GeForce video card partners such as Gigabyte and Palit have announced their GDDR5X equipped GTX 1060 ...

November 28, 2018 at 5:42 pm by

Palit Reveal GeForce GTX 1060 GamingPro OC+ With GDDR5X

Palit Reveal GeForce GTX 1060 GamingPro OC+ With GDDR5X Over the weekend, we were treated to the news that Gigabyte had revealed a brand new updated version of the highly ...

October 29, 2018 at 5:53 pm by

Micron Achieves 16Gbps Memory Speeds Over GDDR5X

Premier graphics memory manufacturer Micron has announced that it has broken the 12.4Gbps limit on GDDR5X memory. The company has achieved an industry-first memory speed of ...

June 6, 2017 at 5:27 pm by

ASUS STRIX GTX 1060 9Gbps and GTX 1080 11Gbps Models Surface

News of NVIDIA planning to release faster memory refreshes of their GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 video cards surfaced last month but apparently have delayed them to match AMD’s ...

March 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm by

INNO3D Announces Their Custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti iChiLL Cards

Yesterday it was ASUS and MSI that teased us with their takes on custom Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti cards and today it is Inno3D’s turn to do the same. The company ...

March 3, 2017 at 11:23 am by

The GTX 1080M Might Not Use GDDR5X Memory

There have been rumours floating around that NVIDIA plans to forgo their traditional mobile strategy and include full desktop-grade chips in gaming laptops. While this could ...

June 18, 2016 at 3:38 pm by

Micron GDDR5X Enters Mass Production

Last year, we first got word of GDD5X, a cheaper alternative than the expensive jump to HBM/HBM2. Using a similar controller to GDDR5, Nvidia and AMD would be able to ...

May 13, 2016 at 6:40 pm by

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming Pictured

Pascal is almost upon us with Computex coming in a month. After getting out first looks at GP104 two days ago, more pictures have come out purporting to show the GTX 1080. The ...

April 25, 2016 at 9:10 am by

Nvidia May Launch 3 Pascal GP104 SKUs at Computex

For those of you hoping for massive performance jump with the launch of Pascal, prepare to be disappointed. Every new generation tends to improve performance but some more ...

April 13, 2016 at 10:07 am by

Micron Starts Sampling GDDR5X to Customers

Even when much of the excitement about VRAM is coming from HBM2, that technology isn’t quite ready for prime time yet. For now, HBM2 is still a ways away and still a ...

March 26, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Micron Declares GDDR5X Right on Track

Engineers at the Micron Development Center in Munich have announced that they have gotten their first samples of GDDR5X back from their fab before schedule and have started ...

February 10, 2016 at 10:53 am by

GDDR5X Graphics Memory Standard Announced by JEDEC

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association is one of the world leaders in the memory standards field and today published JESD232, the specification for GDDR5X graphics memory. ...

January 23, 2016 at 12:01 pm by

AMD Polaris Will use HBM2 and GDDR5

Ever since HBM1 was revealed and launched with Fury X, many have been looking forwards to what HBM2 would bring along in 2016. While HBM1 brought large power savings and a ...

January 16, 2016 at 2:04 pm by

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