NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Would Be Priced Close to the GeForce GTX Titan


GeForce GTX 780

According to a report by Sweclockers, NVIDIA's upcoming flagship GeForce GTX 780 graphics card would be priced close to the GeForce GTX Titan. As per previous reports, NVIDIA's GeForce 700 series which includes GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 760 Ti are expected to launch in late May, around the same time as Computex 2013.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 - Powerful Yet Expensive?

The GeForce GTX 780, previously known as Titan LE (later revealed as an internal codename for the card) features the flagship GK110 core architecture from NVIDIA. Although we don't have any specific details but the card is expected to feature lower SMX and Cuda cores compared to the GeForce GTX Titan which boasts 2688 cores and comes with a 6 GB GDDR5 memory. In the early spotting of the Titan LE card, it was noted that the GPU would be using 5 GB of memory across a 320-bit interface however new reports mention that NVIDIA would have to lower the memory down to 3 GB to ensure that the cost of the GeForce GTX 780 doesn't goes sky high like the Titan.

GeForce GTX TITAN GeForce GTX 780 GeForce GTX 770 GeForce GTX 760 Ti
GPU GK110 GK110 GK104-425 GK104-225
CUDA Cores 2688 2496 1536 1344
TMUs 224 208 128 112
ROPs 48 40 32 32
Interface 384-bit 320-bit 256-bit 256-bit
MSRP $999 $699 to $759 $399 $299

limited as a reference design by NVIDIA, although we did see some AIB's manufacturer custom models only to see them canned later on, the GeForce GTX 780 would be available in custom flavors too allowing AIB partners of NVIDIA to offer custom models of the GPU. But, being based on the GK110 core would mean a major hit to the price point and the site has mentioned that people waiting for the upcoming GTX 780 flagship card shouldn't worry if the price point does end up near the GeForce GTX Titan, suppose say $759?

Nevertheless, only a month or two are left until NVIDIA unleashes a new series aka GeForce 700 graphic cards for consumers. If NVIDIA goes first then it would be quiet some time before rival AMD would have something to tackle them since their HD 8000 Sea Islands GPUs are currently planned for launch in Q4 2013.