NVIDIA Titan X Pascal videocard review. Benchmark and Specs

NVIDIA Titan X Pascal graphics card (also called GPU) comes in 51 in the performance rating. It is a good result. The videocard NVIDIA Titan X Pascal runs with the minimal clock speed 1418 MHz. It is featured by the acceleration option and able to run up to 1531 MHz. The manufacturer has equipped NVIDIA with GB of 12 GB memory, clock speed 10008 MHz and bandwidth 480.4 GB/s.

The power consumption of the video card is 250 Watt, and the fabrication process is only 16 nm. Below you will find the main data on the compatibility, sizes, technologies and gaming performance test results. Also you can read and leave the comments.

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General info

The basic set of information will help you find out the videocard’s release date and its purpose (laptops or PCs), as well as the price at the time of the release and the average current price. This data also includes the architecture employed by the producer, and the chip’s codename.

Place in performance rating: 51
Architecture: Pascal
Code name: GP102
Type: Desktop
Release date: 2 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP): $1,199

Technical specs

This is the important information that defines the videocard’s capacity. The simpler the device production process, the better. The core’s power frequency is responsible for its speed (direct correlation) while the elaboration of signals is performed by the transistors (the more transistors, the faster the computations are carried out).

Pipelines: 3584
Core clock speed: 1418 MHz
Boost Clock: 1531 MHz
Transistor count: 11,800 million
Manufacturing process technology: 16 nm
Power consumption (TDP): 250 Watt
Texture fill rate: 342.9
Floating-point performance: 10,974 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Today there are numerous form factors for PC cases, so it is extremely important to know the length of the videocard and the types of its connection. This will help facilitate the upgrade process.

Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
Length: 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors: 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

The internal main memory is used for storing data while conducting computations. Contemporary games and professional graphic apps have high requirements for the memory’s volume and capacity. The higher this parameter, the more powerful and fast the videocard is. Type of memory, the capacity and bandwidth for NVIDIA Titan X Pascal

Memory type: GDDR5X
Maximum RAM amount: 12 GB
Memory bus width: 384 Bit
Memory clock speed: 10008 MHz
Memory bandwidth: 480.4 GB/s
Shared memory: -

Video outputs and ports

As a rule, all contemporary videocards feature several connection types and additional ports. Knowing these peculiarities is crucial for avoiding problems with connecting the videocard to the monitor or other peripheral devices.

Display Connectors: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
G-SYNC support: +

Technologies

Each graphic card manufacturer complements its products with branded technologies that are used both in games and in the working process. Below is the list of peculiar features that you may find rather useful.

GPU Boost: +
CUDA: +

API support

All API-supported NVIDIA Titan X Pascal are listed below.

DirectX: 12 (12_1)
OpenGL: 4.6
Vulkan: +

Overall gaming performance

All tests have been based on FPS counter. Let’s have a look on what place NVIDIA Titan X Pascal has been taken in the gaming performance test (calculation has been made in accordance with the game developer recommendations about system requirements; it can differ from the real world situations).


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Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)
low
1280x720
128
med.
1920x1080
107
high
1920x1080
93
ultra
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75
QHD
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60
4K
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34
Death Stranding (2020)
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167
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129
high
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121
ultra
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117
QHD
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88.4
4K
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49.2
F1 2020 (2020)
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Gears Tactics (2020)
low
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361.8
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231.9
high
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142
ultra
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106.7
QHD
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67.9
4K
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39
Doom Eternal (2020)
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225
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212
high
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182
ultra
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181
QHD
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110
4K
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57.6
Legend
5 Stutter – The performance of this video card with this game is not well explored yet. According to interpolated information obtained from video cards of similar efficiency levels, the game is likely to stutter and show low frame rates.
May Stutter – The performance of this video card with this game is not well explored yet. According to interpolated information obtained from video cards of similar efficiency levels, the game is likely to stutter and show low frame rates.
30 Fluent – According to all known benchmarks with the specified graphical settings, this game is expected to run at 25fps or more
40 Fluent – According to all known benchmarks with the specified graphical settings, this game is expected to run at 35fps or more
60 Fluent – According to all known benchmarks with the specified graphical settings, this game is expected to run at 58fps or more
May Run Fluently – The performance of this video card with this game is not well explored yet. According to interpolated information obtained from video cards of similar efficiency levels, the game is likely to show fluent frame rates.
? Uncertain – The testing of this video card on this game showed unexpected results. A slower card might be able to produce higher and more consistent frame rates when running the same benchmark scene.
Uncertain – The performance of this video card with this game is not well explored yet. No reliable data interpolation can be made based on the performance of similar cards of the same category.
The value in the fields reflects the average frame rate across the entire database. To obtain individual results, move your cursor over the value.

Benchmark

Benchmarks help determine the performance in standard tests for AMD Baffin. We have listed the world’s most famous benchmarks so that you could obtain accurate results in each (see the description). Videocard preliminary testing is especially important in the presence of high loads so that the user could see to what extent the graphic processing unit copes with computations and data elaboration.

Overall benchmark performance

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Multi-platform Ice Storm test shows the videocard performance by using the off-screen rendering method. Standard testing conditions are 1280*720 (720p).

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Unlike Ice Storm, Cloud Gate test elaborated by 3DMark employs more resource-intensive scenes. The better the final estimation, the faster your videocard is. The processing is carried out by means of DirectX 10.

3DMark Fire Strike Score

This is an advanced videocard benchmark. With DirectX 11 being used for conducting the processing, the normal testing time is 15 minutes. The higher the estimation, the faster the videocard is.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Complex graphic scenes require all the videocard’s resources. They use the entire RAM and computing power. The test’s results can be viewed below.

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

This benchmark analyzes the videocard’s game power with the use of Direct X 11 (multi-threading, tessellation, shader computations).

SPECviewperf 12 - Solidworks

This is the world-famous benchmark for determining the videocard performance in apps. The testing employs graphic models and real program scenes.

SPECviewperf 12 - Siemens NX

Siemens NX (snx-02) is a dedicated SPECviewperf 12 set for graphic load tracing. It includes numerous rendering modes.

SPECviewperf 12 - Showcase

This test has been elaborated on the basis of Autodesk Showcase 2013. It features shading and shade projection modes.

SPECviewperf 12 - Medical

This is a special benchmarking set designed as a 3D rendering app. It employs all the videocard’s resources.

SPECviewperf 12 - Maya

Maya-04 set elaborated by SPECviewperf 12 contains numerous rendering modes including filling, smoothing, and transparency.

SPECviewperf 12 - Energy

This is a pre-installed SPECviewperf 12 set called Energy-01 that serves for determining the videocard’s power. It carries out volumetric rendering.

SPECviewperf 12 - Creo

This benchmark offers videocard power testing in various rendering modes (smoothing, reflection filling, and edge filling).

SPECviewperf 12 - Catia

This videocard power and speed test features the rendering of a plane and a car’s models. The better the estimation, the more powerful your videocard is.

Passmark

PassMark is a great benchmark that gets updated regularly and shows relevant information on the videocard’s performance.

Unigine Heaven 4.0

Unigine Heaven 4.0 features accurate results and extreme stability testing. It is based on UNIGINE 1 platform.

4.0 Out of 23 Hitesti score
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