In a bid to boost 3D gaming, Nvidia on Thursday announced a graphics card with 480 cores that can crank up performance to reach close to 2 teraflops. The company’s GTX 295 graphics cards has two graphics processing units (GPUs) with 240 cores each that can execute graphics and other computing tasks like video processing. The product was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The card delivers 1.788 teraflops of performance, which Nvidia claims is the fastest single graphics card in the market. It outperforms its closest competitor, the ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2, by close to 15 percent when playing games, according to the company.