To be clear, the Radeon Instinct is not a graphics card for gaming. Introduced at the end of 2016, the Radeon Instinct line is effectively AMD's alternative to Nvidia's Tesla product family. These parts are optimized for artificial intelligence and machine learning chores, though it's the move to 7nm that is interesting.
ROG Strix GeForce ® GTX 1080 gaming graphics cards are packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU III Technology with Patented Wing-Blade Fans for 30% cooler and 3X quieter performance, and Industry-only Auto-Extreme Technology for premium quality and the best reliability.
AMD Radeon Sky and Nvidia GRID. AMD and Nvidia both want to be instrumental in shaping the future of cloud gaming. At GDC, AMD introduced the Radeon Sky graphics card series. It's based on the Radeon HD 7000 series and optimized for use in servers. They're passively cooled, for one, and will be kept cool by the airflow in the server room. The integrated video-encoder can be used directly for converted rendered frames into a video stream, according to AMD.
The best graphics card isn't simply the fastest graphics card, or the cheapest graphics card. Instead, the best graphics card needs to balance performance, price, and features. We want more than just medium quality and 1080p, and we want a card that will carry us through the next 2-3 years at least.
The GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Founders Edition graphics card is crafted by NVIDIA engineers with premium materials and components. Plus, it features brilliant thermals that keep the GPU cool under even the most intense gaming conditions. Learn more about Founders Edition.
The GeForce ® GTX 1080 Ti is NVIDIA's new flagship gaming GPU, based on the NVIDIA Pascal ™ architecture. The latest addition to the ultimate gaming platform, this card is packed with extreme gaming horsepower, next-gen 11 Gbps GDDR5X memory, and a massive 11 GB frame buffer. #GameReady.