NVIDIA unveils ‘crazy, reckless’ 00 GTX TITAN X graphics card

Cards like the TITAN X are overkill for the vast majority of people, even those who routinely play intensive PC games. In its announcement blog post, NVIDIA made no attempt to veil just how excessive the new card is. Describing it as “crazy,” “reckless,” “irresponsible” and “The Ultimate. Period,” the company is very clearly targeting PC enthusiasts. The new TITAN X originated from a bet between Brian Kelleher, NVIDIA’s top hardware engineer, and Jen-Hsun Huang, the company’s CEO. Kelleher went to visit Huang. He bet a dollar that he could get more than 10 teraflops of computing performance from a single graphics chip, a feat never before achieved. Huang “thought that was crazy” but approved the project nonetheless. The result is the card that was unveiled today. Boasting 11 teraflops…


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