Nvidia has just dropped a bombshell.
Its much anticipated flagship video card is set to cost $599.
The GeForce GTX 1080 with 8GB of RAM will cost $699, while the Founders Edition is priced at a very affordable $599 both will be available May 27th.
The GeForce GTX 1080. 9 Teraflops. 8GB GDDRX5 $699 Founders edition. $599 MSRP. Available May 27th. pic.twitter.com/9dRgun2tXa
— NVIDIA (@nvidia) May 7, 2016
The new pricing scheme is a much welcomed addition in a world of $1,000 video cards.
— Ars Technica (@arstechnica) May 7, 2016
For half of the price of the Titan X The GTX 1070 is said to be faster.