NVIDIA proclaims GeForce RTX 2060 together with assist for FreeSync displays
NVIDIA introduced at this time the launch of the GeForce RTX 2060 at CES. The 2060 is the latest member of the brand new RTX household and might be priced at $349, making it the most cost effective.
The RTX 2060 is in contrast to the 2070, 2080, and 2080 Ti, whereby it isn’t primarily based on a very separate GPU. As a substitute, it’s primarily based on the sme TU106 that powers the 2070, however with a number of modifications.
The 2060 Founders Version has 1920 CUDA cores and 37 RTX cores. It has a base clock of 1365MHz and enhance clock of 1680MHz. It comes with 6GB GDDR6 reminiscence with 192-bit large reminiscence bus. The GPU has a TDP of 160W.
The 2060 Founders Version is claimed to be 60% quicker than the GTX 1060 and about on par with the GTX 1070 Ti. Opposite to what some thought, the 2060 is able to ray tracing and may do 5 giga rays/second in comparison with 6 on the 2070. Contemplating the 2070 barely qualifies as a ray tracing card, no less than in Battlefield V (which remains to be the one title out there with ray tracing), will probably be attention-grabbing to see what the 2060 manages to realize on this facet.
The RTX 2060 is priced at $349 for the Founders Version mannequin, which options the identical design and cooler because the 2070. There may even be customized coolers from OEMs, which is able to all go on sale beginning January 15.
Maybe a extra attention-grabbing bit of stories is that NVIDIA has introduced assist for the VESA DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync protocol, which suggests PC players will lastly have the ability to use NVIDIA graphics playing cards with AMD FreeSync displays.
Identical to AMD rebrands the VESA spec to FreeSync for its personal merchandise, NVIDIA has additionally integrated it within the G-Sync protocol. To make sure compatibility, NVIDIA might be testing current VESA Adaptive-Sync/FreeSync displays available on the market. Those who move NVIDIA’s validation checks might be labeled as G-Sync suitable and might be enabled by default within the GeForce driver.
NVIDIA has at present recognized 12 displays from numerous producers that are actually G-Sync suitable. Extra fashions might be added in future however even when your mannequin is just not listed or failed validation checks, you’ll nonetheless have the ability to drive variable refresh charge by the GeForce drivers so long as the monitor helps the function.
Help for these FreeSync displays will start beginning January 15 with a driver replace. This might be out there to 10-series and 20-series NVIDIA graphics playing cards.