The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now!
Nvidia today unveiled the Titan RTX, a desktop graphics processing unit (GPU) capable of 130 teraflops of compute power for deep learning and 11 GigaRays a second of ray tracing. Nvidia is also referring to the chip as T-Rex.
While the Titan V uses the Volta and Titan X is a Pascal-based chip, the RTX is built with Turing architecture, an approach introduced in August that uses Turing Tensor Cores and works with FP32, FP16, INT8, and INT4 units.
“Turing is Nvidia’s biggest advance in a decade — fusing shaders, ray tracing, and deep learning to reinvent the GPU,” Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said in a statement shared with VentureBeat. “The introduction of T-Rex puts Turing within reach of millions of the most demanding PC users — developers, scientists, and content creators.”
This year’s Nvidia hardware designed to equip researchers and developers includes the Tesla T4 chip in datacenters.
The T-Rex made its debut today on the first day of the NeurIPS 2018 conference being held in Montreal. At the event, Nvidia researchers also shared a method to create graphics based on real-world video, which could have implications for reinforcement learning and gaming.
In other Nvidia news, last month a decline in cryptocurrency mining and a missed earnings target led to a $23 billion loss in Nvidia market share.
VentureBeatVentureBeat's mission is to be a digital town square for technical decision-makers to gain knowledge about transformative technology and transact. Our site delivers essential information on data technologies and strategies to guide you as you lead your organizations. We invite you to become a member of our community, to access:
- up-to-date information on the subjects of interest to you
- our newsletters
- gated thought-leader content and discounted access to our prized events, such as Transform 2021: Learn More
- networking features, and more