It seems the Nvidia GeForce Pascal graphic cards release date is set to fall pretty soon – during Computex 2016, to be precise. Granted, the tech sphere has been abuzz with similar rumors for almost the past one month now. For example, there were reports that the next-generation GeForce cards will be unveiled at the end of May even before the recent leaks of that the GeForce GTX 1080 and GeForce GTX 1070 cards.
Judging by the increasing noise from the rumor mills, the (rumored) release seems imminent in the coming weeks.
According to a recent report by Sweclockers, Nvidia and their AIBs are likely to demo the new Pascal cards for the GeForce brand at Computex 2016. The cards, if the report is to be taken on face value, will be based on the FinFET process and flaunt a brand new architecture in order to offer optimal gaming experience.
The rumors further state that the chip giant will project the two new graphics cards to replace the aging GeForce GTX 980 and GeForce GTX 970 cards, both based on the Maxwell architecture.
Worth noting, nobody knows for sure about the names of the new Pascal graphic cards – GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 are more of placeholders because of the lack of credible details regarding the forthcoming releases.
It appears that these new cards will use GDDR5x memory (AMD is embracing the same standard). Although, the high-end GP100, aimed primarily at the Tesla market, is expected to be based on HBM2 VRAM.