UK retailers have told us that they are not seeing unusually high failure rates among AIC Nvidia 2080 Ti graphics cards, although can’t speak for RMA numbers of Founders Edition cards. Owners of Nvidia’s top Turing graphics card are reporting visual errors and crashes with the recently launched RTX 2080 Ti, and its Nvidia’s own Founders Edition at the centre of it all.
Failure rates for Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards are reportedly high amongst early adopters, and users are reporting issues with visual artifacts and instability on Founders Edition cards not long after installation. Anecdotal evidence suggests RMAs are through the roof for the recently launched cards, yet Nvidia has told us it is “not seeing any broader issues” with quality or reliability with the 20-series.
An unknown Nvidia GPU has appeared in the Final Fantasy XV benchmark database. This boilerplate entry is considerably faster than the GTX 1070 and falls only a little shy of the GTX 1070 Ti. In theory, this mystery GPU occupies the same ground that a future GTX/RTX 2060 might someday soon be vying for.
You can now grab a free copy of Monster Hunter: World with purchases of GTX 1060, GTX 1070, and GTX 1070 Ti graphics cards. The promotion, called “The Hunt Begins”, starts today and will run until November 29, with select retailers across the world running the offer on Nvidia’s Pascal generation graphics cards.
Nvidia has quietly announced a new graphics card: the GTX 1060 GDDR5X. This new graphics card from the green team has been spotted within Nvidia’s own specs sheet for Nvidia’s popular GTX 1060, although little else is known about the card beyond its faster memory spec.