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NVIDIA unveils its most powerful GPU

You might remember that recently we reported the arrival of NVIDIA's top-end GPU the TITAN X (opens in new tab). Not a company to rest on its laurels, NVIDIA has upped performance yet again, unveiling its new Quadro P6000 (opens in new tab) – the world's fastest ever GPU – at annual computer graphics conference SIGGRAPH last week. 

The graphics card is targeted at designers who have to create complex simulations for everything from applying special effects to virtual reality games. The P6000 has 3,840 cores and 24GB of GDDR5X memory. It supports 432GBps (gigabytes per second) of memory bandwidth and has four DisplayPort 1.4 slots, supporting resolutions up to 4K at 120Hz and 5K at 60Hz. The GPU also has internal pipelines to render faster 3D video. 

The NVIDIA website states: "NVIDIA's most powerful GPU architecture ever, the new Quadro products bring a whole new level of performance and innovative capabilities to power visual computing on the desktop, in VR, or on-the-go."

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Kerrie Hughes
Kerrie Hughes

Kerrie Hughes is Editor at Creative Bloq (currently on maternity leave). One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications. Kerrie's work for Creative Bloq involves managing the team and the site's content, developing and maintaining commercial partnerships, and finding innovative ways to bring Creative Bloq's audience the content they're looking for.