LG has unveiled 8K TVs with support for GeForce RTX 30 graphics cards. What does this mean?
Yesterday LG introduced “gaming” TVs that received OLED matrices: these are 88-inch and 77-inch devices that support the GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards, also announced the other day. The Alpha 9 Gen 3 AI processor is responsible for signal processing in the new products, there is a set of HDMI interfaces that fully support the speed of 48 Gb / s for pictures in 8K-resolution at 60 Hz.
This provides support for the functions implemented in the new line of GeForce RTX 30 video accelerators, in particular, 8K / 60Hz ray tracing for top-end RTX 3090 video cards (which, recall, cost $ 1.5 thousand) in real time. Also TVs are compatible with G-Sync technology.
LG TVs have previously supported NVIDIA video cards: in particular, the current 4K models work with the GeForce RTX 20 and GTX 16 series. The current step is notable for the fact that new TVs from the start work with video cards that are just appearing on the market.
True, the prices for TVs of the ZX 8K 2020 series bite: 88 inches will cost $ 30 thousand, 77 – $ 20 thousand.