Nvidia’s Powerful New Titan X Arrives Next Month

“Well, we did it” the company announced. “The result is crazy.” Nvidia this week unveiled a new, super powerful Titan X graphics card. Boasting 12 billion transistors, 3,584 CUDA cores at 1.53GHz (up from 3,072 cores at 1.08GHz in the previous Titan X), 12GB of GDDR5X memory, and more than 10 teraflops of computing performance, the $1,200 GPU began with a bet. “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,” Nvidia said in a blog post. “Jen-Hsun thought it was crazy. “Well, we did it” the company announced. “The result is crazy. And, as of today, Jen-Hsun now owes Brian a dollar.” In a Wednesday meeting of deep-learning experts at Stanford…


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