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TITAN X vs TITAN Xp Comparison Guide

These behemoths of the GPU world go head to head in the spec department.

If you’re into top-of-the-line PC gaming with a penchant for NVIDIA GPU’s, these last 12 months have seen the company release an incredibly powerful selection of products using its new Pascal architecture. The true giants have only surfaced this year though, with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti arriving last month, surpassing the heavyweight performance of the TITAN X. So naturally NVIDIA had to bring out something new to head the lineup, coming in the form of the TITAN Xp. So how much more do you get? Well VRFocus has created a handy spec comparison guide to show you.

While the focus is on the TITAN X and the TITAN Xp graphic cards, with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti providing the performance that it does – and at nearly half the price – it was worth including the card in this summary.

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Comparing the two TITAN’s there’s a fairly reasonable improvement in performance in the eight months since the ‘X’ launched, with more CUDA cores and TFLOPS providing plenty of muscle for any virtual reality (VR) content thrown at it.

The new TITAN Xp card will also work in SLI when using NVIDIA’s bridge, although most VR content – and gamers – aren’t likely to need anywhere near that much power.

But comparing the TITAN’s together is one thing, when looking at the TITAN Xp and the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti on the other hand those specifications are even closer. And while the TITAN Xp is certainly improving those numbers, they might not impress enough users to fork out the extra cash for the flagship model.

Technique 16 nm FinFET 16 nm FinFET 16 nm FinFET
GPU GP102 GP102 GP102
Architecture Pascal Pascal Pascal
Calculating Power 11 TFLOPs 12 TFLOPs 11.3 TFLOPS
Boost clock 1531 MHz 1582MHz 1582MHz
Base clock 1417 MHz 1481MHz? 1481MHz
Bus 384-bit 384-bit 352-bit
CUDA cores 3584 3840 3584
Memory 12 GB GDDR5X 12 GB GDDR5X 11 GB GDDR5X
Memory Speed 10 Gbps 11.4 Gbps 11 Gbps
TDP 250W 250W 250W
Transistors 12 Billion 12 Billion 12 Billion
Price (SRP) $1,200 USD $1,200 USD $699.00 USD
Release Date Available Now Available Now Available Now


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