The Chinese company Moore Threads, as promised, began selling the MTT S80 gaming video card, built on a graphics processor of its own design. The novelty can be found, for example, on the online trading platform JD.com. Map offered for 2999 yuan (about $411). However, the ASUS TUF Gaming B660M-PLUS D4 motherboard is also included in the kit.
The cost of the above motherboard is around $141. Thus, the Moore Threads MTT S80 graphics card itself is valued at around $270. The sellers promise to start shipping the accelerator on November 16th. Moore Thread’s MTT S80 will also be bundled with other motherboards in the near future.
The Moore Threads MTT S80 graphics card is based on the Chunxiao GPU based on the advanced MT Unified System Architecture (MUSA). It contains 4096 graphics cores and works with a clock speed of 1.8 GHz. The card received 16 GB of GDDR6 memory with a speed of 14 Gb / s per pin and support for a 256-bit bus.
The graphics card is equipped with three DisplayPort 1.4a connections and one HDMI 2.1. It also indicates the presence of an 8-pin connector for additional power. The manufacturer recommends using a 600W power supply with the accelerator.
The most curious detail of the MTT S80 is the support of the PCIe 5.0 x16 interface. In fact, this is the world’s first gaming graphics card with such an interface. The accelerator supports DirectX and OpenGL graphics APIs. Previously, the manufacturer said that the MTT S80 is already optimized for some games. These include, for example, Crossfire, League of Legends, Diablo 3, Minecraft and Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 3.