BY Gunther Barbosa | Aug 21, 2014 11:06 AM EDT
Good news for PC gamers who are waiting for the GTX 800 series release date to drop before upgrading their computers because Gigabyte has revealed the GTX 800 series release date!
Kitguru has confirmed that Gigabyte technology has announced the GTX 800 series release date and that the GTX 880, 870 and 860 would be released this October 2014.
But what can you expect from the GTX 800 series?
Videocardz.com has posted the specs of the GTX 880:
The GPU model of the GTX 880 would be based on the Maxwell GM204 28nm chip. The GTX 880 would have 2560 CUDA cores, 160 TMUS and 64 ROPS.
The GPU Base clock is at 1000 MHz, the GPU boost clock is 1050 MHz and the Memory clock is 1752 with an Effective memory clock of 7010 MHz.
The memory size of the GTX 880 is 4096 MB with a GDDR5 memory type with a 256-bit memory bus type and a memory bandwith of 224 GB/sec.
As for the pricing of the GTX 800 series cards, Kitguru has stated that:
"the GeForce GTX 860 will unlikely cost substantially more than $300/£200, it is logical to assume that the GM204 chip is not too expensive to manufacture."
It has been reported by Cyberland that the GTX 870 is projected to be at least 30% faster than the GTX 780ti.
Can't wait for the GTX 800 series release date on October 2014? Sound off in the comments below and share how much you are excited for the GTX 800 series release date!
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