Monday, January 7, 2019

NVIDIA Opens CES with Launch of GeForce RTX 2060

NVIDIA kicked off CES 2019 on Sunday night by outlining sweeping plans to put to work the radical new graphics technology of real-time ray tracing in gaming and content creation in a dizzying array of laptops and desktops. Speaking to a crowd of nearly a thousand attendees, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced the GeForce RTX 2060, which at $349 makes NVIDIA’s new Turing architecture accessible to tens of millions of PC gamers.

“RTX is here, next gen is on,” said Huang, speaking to a packed house of press, partners and professionals from around the consumer electronics and automotive industries at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Huang’s unveiling of the RTX 2060 was the highlight of a flurry of announcements, including more than 40 new laptop models in 100+ configurations based on new Turing-generation GPUs, and new monitors packed with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for silky smooth gaming.