NVIDIA Pascal GPU codenames revealed

Posted on Monday, November 30 2015 @ 12:46 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
German tech site 3D Center dug up details about the codenames of some of NVIDIA's upcoming Pascal and Volta GPUs. The information originates from references in a CUDA dll file from one of NVIDIA's latest drivers, mixed with a healthy dose of speculation.
Pascal GPUs:
  • GP100 - Enthusiast chip, replaces the GM200. Earlier reports pointed to 17 billion transistors, 4096-bit memory bus, up to 16GB HBM2 and twice the performance/Watt than its predecessor.
  • GP102 - No details known but the codename suggests it's a high-end GPU.
  • GP104 - High-end chip, replaces the GM204
  • GP106 - Performance series replacement for the GM206
  • GP107 - Mainstream class replacement for the GM107
  • GP10B (or typo for GP108?) - Low-cost successor for the GM108 chips

    Volta GPUs:
  • GV100 - Future enthusiast chip that will replace the Pascal-based GP100. Earlier rumors pointed to double the performance/Watt, up to 64GB memory, probably made on 10nm process
  • Pascal is expected to be released by mid-2016.

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