10 things you need to know about NVIDIA’s TITAN X

Today NVIDIA reveals its next most powerful graphics processing unit in the world, the NVIDIA TITAN X. This graphics card will cost users a cool $1200 – or around that thereabouts – and will very likely crush all graphics cards that came before it. According to NVIDIA, the creation of this graphics card was hinged on a bet. According to NVIDIA, “Brian Kelleher, our top hardware engineer, bet our CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, we could get more than 10 teraflops of computing performance from a single chip.” 1. 11 Teraflops According to the legend, or what NVIDIA might classify as a legendary bet, Kelleher’s suggestion to Jen-Hsun was met with some skepticism. “Jen-Hsun thought that was crazy,” they say, but “as of today, Jen-Hsun now owes Brian a dollar.” They’ve turned…


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