Nvidia GTX 1080 Mobile GPU to Feature GDDR5X Memory, Specs & Benchmarks Leaked
With the launch of Nvidia’s GTX 10 Series mobility chips just around the corner, more details about the flagship GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile GPU have surfaced. VideoCardz has posted the first pictures as well as benchmarks of this fastest mobility chip based on the lastest 14nm Pascal architecture.
First things first, the product is called “GeForce GTX 1080” which means Nvidia would drop the Mobile, or M, suffix for the Pascal based notebook-bound GPUs. We’re using the Mobile to the name just to differentiate from its desktop counterpart. The specifications are same, except for the reduced core speeds which should allow mobile variant to consume less power.
The GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile packs the GP104 die which features 2560 CUDA cores, 160 TMUs and 64 ROPs. It will be the world’s first mobility GPU to utilize GDDR5X memory, with 8GB memory clocked at 10 GHz across 256-bit bus, delivering a total bandwidth of 320 GB/s.
In terms of performance, the GTX 1080 Mobile hit 1594 MHz in FurMark stress test, with memory at 5005 MHz. The chip reached 85C which appears to be a bit high but you shouldn’t be worried about the stability of the GPU as these notebooks are designed to operate under such temps due to multi-GPU state.
Looking at some official benchmark numbers from MSI’s marketing material, a single GTX 1080 Mobile GPU performed 20% faster than the Maxwell-based GTX Titan X. Plus, the GPU will be way more efficient thanks to the Pascal architecture.
Nvidia is expected to launch these Pascal based GTX 10 Series GPUs for notebooks at the Gamescom event in Germany, which takes place from August 17-21. Pricing details are not revealed yet.
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