Speculation for the upcoming Pascal based graphics cards from NVIDIA this year and its specifications, mainly GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 are growing very fast. Every other day, we come across with some new information and details, maybe due to the reason that both the GPUs are very near to its final release.
Lately, one report published on WCCFTech suggests that Pascal based GTX 1080 will be 8 GB with GDDR5X memory, with bandwidth around 384-320 GB per second while the second one GP104 GPU based GTX 1070 will be featuring 8 GB of GDDR5 Memory, with 256 GB/s Of Bandwidth.
The blog post is based on the report published by bitsandchips.it, and according to the report, GP104 GPU is compatible with two memory technology by have different pin layout of GDDR5X and GDDR5.
GDDR5X is the new type of memory, with claims of delivering 2 times more performance as compared with the current GDDR5. It is said that this will enter in mass production in summer this year and both the graphics card producers, AMD and NVIDIA will be offering GDDR5X memory based GPUs on their new GPU line-up, namely, Polaris and Pascal respectively. NVIDIA is yet to announce the final specs for its upcoming Pascal based GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. Stay tuned for more updates!