Their first card carrying it will be the GeForce GTX 680, which is apparently 300% faster in Direct X 11 tessellation and 43% faster in Skyrim and uses over a quarter less power than the other leading cards on the market today.
This is all down to important stuff, like acoustic dampeners, a new streaming multiprocessor block, “GPU Boost technology” to alter GPU speeds mid-game, new FXAA and TXAA anti-aliasing, all powered by something manufactured in a new 28 nanometer process.
Laptops will benefit from the GeForce 600M GPU family, promising a load of stuff like “Optimus” tech allowing the GPU to run only when needed, PhysX improvements, 3D Vision tech and even SLI tech allowing for dual GPU’d laptops.
If that text bored you, here’s a handy video they’ve made. Will it explain where the name Kepler comes from?
No, it doesn’t.
Press release and pre-found by the PR people supporting quotes in full after the jump.