In context: 2020 is about to be an enormous yr for PC {hardware} and gaming, however sadly a number of the most fun occasions for each of those industries have seen some unavoidable disruptions. Due to the continuing coronavirus epidemic, many firms have pulled out of huge conferences just like the annual Game Developers Conference and PAX East — the previous has been canceled totally. While Nvidia is not going so far as outright cancellation, it’s adopting another strategy for its GPU Technology Conference (GTC) this yr.

In an announcement revealed in the present day, Nvidia revealed that GTC 2020 will likely be an online-only event on account of COVID-2019 (coronavirus) issues. Nvidia is presently in talks with audio system who had been initially scheduled to speak at GTC, and the corporate hopes to have these talks revealed on-line within the “weeks ahead.”

Nvidia CEO and founder Jensen Huang will nonetheless be delivering his annual keynote by way of livestream. For viewers at residence (and most of us right here at TechSpot), the change will not be too important. Watching the occasion on-line is usually a extra environment friendly and reasonably priced solution to get any related info. The precise time and different particulars of the net livestream will likely be introduced by Nvidia quickly.

Nvidia is shifting GTC 2020 conference to an online-only event

So, what must you count on to see throughout GTC? We hope Nvidia reveals its next-gen Ampere-based client GPUs, which may have the RTX 3000-series branding. Recent leaks counsel they will be fairly a bit stronger than present RTX 2000-series playing cards.

We’ll replace you if Nvidia releases any additional particulars about its on-line GTC plans. If you bought a convention cross already, Nvidia says it is going to contact you a few “full refund.”