Nvidia's new GPU, codenamed Maxwell, could be coming sooner than expected

Nvidia usually releases a new generation of new chip architectures every two years, but reports suggest that the company could be releasing its next-generation GPU sooner than expected. The information comes from a leaked slide from an ODM and gives us a peak at what the new hardware could look like but leaves a lot of unanswered questions.

Nvidia has been as consistent as Intel when it comes to new chip architectures: every two years, usually early in the year. Tesla came in 2008, Fermi came in 2010 and Kepler hit the market in 2012. The next generation, codenamed Maxwell, was supposed to be issued in March or April of next year. However, a leaked slide from an ODM suggests a sooner release.

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