Gigabyte Prepare to Launch GeForce GTX 880 G1 Next Month

/ 3 years ago


A Gigabyte has let slip that Nvidia will be launching its next-generation GeForce GTX 880 series of high-end graphics cards in September 2014. Now we all new the cards were coming, but a release date remains to be set in stone, albeit we know a new GPU launch isn’t far away given that 7xx has been on the market for a while now.

The executive also disclosed that the company (Gigabyte) is working on a custom-design card based around the new chip, called GTX 880 G1.Gamer which will feature a massive cooler that is capable of shifting 650w of heat for  powerful overclocking, but can also be switched into passive mode for silent performance.

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The new card will be based around the popular Maxwell architecture, expect more details to follow very soon as the release date is not far away.

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