Ten years ago today, Nvidia launched its G80 architecture, a fundamentally new approach to both PC gaming and GPGPU computing that delivered huge performance improvements and performance-per-watt gains. We sat down with two of the Nvidia engineers responsible to discuss its success, the challenges, and how the G80 influenced the GPUs we use today, up to and including Pascal itself.
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