NVIDIA Reveals Tegra X1, a Mobile Graphics Chip Equivalent of Desktop’s Maxwell
CES 2015 has debuted with quite a blast from NVIDIA’s own Jen-Hsun Huang, who opened the company’s panel by revealing the brand new Tegra X1. The X1 is a mobile graphics chip, which according to NVIDIA, is the equivalent of the Maxell desktop GPUs. It features 256 CUDA processor cores and 8 CPU cores, while it can handle 4K video at 60 Hz with no sweat.
The company demoed the GPU on stage, as seen below, with the popular Elemental simulation. There’s currently no known release date for laptops, or other portable devices — but we can expect for this piece of heaven to land sometime in late 2015, or even early 2016. It looks like portable devices are catching up with desktops, and in ten years time we might be playing all triple A titles on our tiny 13 inch laptops.