Looks like the launch pricing of NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 900 series will be pretty high. TPU came across information that suggests the GeForce GTX 980 reference model will carry a $599 MSRP, almost the same price as the GeForce GTX 780 Ti. The GeForce GTX 970 on the other hand is expected to launch for $399, which is close to the pricing of the GTX 780.
Based on the 28 nm GM204 silicon, the GTX 980 features 2,048 CUDA cores, 128 TMUs, 32 ROPs; while the GTX 970 features 1,664 CUDA cores, and 104 TMUs. Both feature 256-bit wide memory interfaces, holding 4 GB of GDDR5 memory.