Nvidia has created some of the most important technologies for videos games and other consumer products. Here are 11 incredible facts about the tech giant's history since the beginning of the company in 1993.
Company July 3, 2018
Nvidia has restocked its supplies of 10-series GeForce GTX GPUs. While that's already good news in itself, the best part is the cards are selling for their original prices.
Computers May 9, 2018
Intel is working with Microsoft to roll out a suite of hardware-based security improvements called Security Essentials. One of the many changes included is the ability to offload virus scanning to a GPU, which improves battery performance.
Security April 18, 2018
Nvidia confirmed during an earnings call that it is aware of the supply shortage for its GPUs. Cryptocurrency mining is apparently the biggest driving factor for its increased sales.
Computers February 13, 2018
Nvidia wanted to limit the selling of GPU cards to two units per buyer in response to the rising supply shortage of graphics cards. The problem is believed to be caused by cryptocurrency mining and inflated the GPU selling price.
Computers January 22, 2018
Nvidia is ending support for 32-bit graphics drivers, which is yet another reason for people to abandon 32-bit systems entirely. However, the chipmaker will still provide security updates for a year.
Computers December 26, 2017
NVIDIA officially launched 'the most powerful PC GPU ever created,' introducing the $2,999 Titan V GPU. The beastly device is the first consumer-grade GPU based on NVIDIA's Volta architecture.
Computers December 8, 2017
Intel just dropped some major news. Former AMD graphics boss Raja Koduri is now joining the company to lead a new division that’ll develop discrete graphics chips and help Intel compete with Nvidia and AMD in the GPU market.
Computers November 9, 2017
WWDC has already gotten off to a big start for Apple with plenty of new products and updates to talk about. One of the bigger ones for Mac users came in the form of external GPU and VR support coming to macOS.
Apple June 6, 2017
With its Ryzen 5 CPU out, AMD has announced the release of its latest graphics card: the Radeon RX 500. The cards are scheduled for a May release.
Computers April 19, 2017
The next-generation graphics card of AMD, known as the Radeon RX Vega, will soon be released. Leaked specifications claim that it will be a worthy challenger to the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.
Computers April 15, 2017
British chipmaker Imagination Technologies suffered a blow in the stock market after Apple decided to stop using the former’s chips. Apple is Imagination Technologies’s biggest customer.
Apple April 3, 2017
There is a trick that can boost AMD Radeon RX 460's performance by about 12 percent. It will be able to unlock additional cores that AMD has so far failed to admit as well as stream processors and texture mapping units, all for a very simple and short procedure.
Computers December 13, 2016
Nvidia may launch desktop-class GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 for laptops. Rumors suggest that Nvidia may launch the laptop versions of the graphics cards as early as August or September this year.
Computers June 6, 2016
AMD released the most recent version of Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.1 Beta drivers, and the performance boost is something to go for. The company was kind enough to let users know about workarounds for possible troubleshooting.
Apps/Software May 10, 2016
AMD recently revealed its roadmap for new GPU cards until 2018, and hype is building up. HDMI 2.0 is soon to land on certain GPUs, and the HBM2 and 14-nm architecture are other elements to be excited about.
Computers April 22, 2016
Nvidia has refreshed the Quadro M6000 to double its VRAM to a massive 24 GB. The GPU is not intended for gamers though, especially with a price tag of $5,000, as it will be catering to professional purposes such as high-quality CGI.
Computers March 23, 2016
Nvidia wants to help autonomous cars get better by using the computational power of GPUs. Enter the upcoming Pascal GPU100 GPU, which should pack 12 TFLOPs of Single Precision and four TFLOPs of Double Precision.
Computers February 20, 2016
Asus started its Savage at Heart promotional period, where gamers can get a free copy of 'Far Cry Primal.' Those who purchase a new GPU from a select list get the bundled title for zero additional cost.
Video Games February 17, 2016
An AMD expert in frame pacing recently sent out a tantalizing tweet about the famed Radeon X2 Fury dual GPU. The two Fiji XT GPUs that Scott Wasson shows are part of a highly anticipated AMD flagship dual GPU.
Computers February 14, 2016
'Rise of The Tomb Raider' fans who want to play the game on PCs can now find out what GeForce GPU best suits their needs. Nvidia has posted the recommended settings to ensure a seamless gameplay experience, alongside additional details.
Video Games January 23, 2016
Aside from the Kirin 950, Huawei said it will also release its own brand of GPU and flash memory in the near future, according to recent reports. Also, the smartphone maker might introduce a fully functioning Kirin OS soon.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 21, 2015
According to a report, Apple is developing its own mobile GPU, which could replace Imagination Technologies' PowerVR. With that said, it will likely take a couple of years before the new GPU will roll out across Apple devices.
Computers December 11, 2015
PC gamers welcomed the crazy combo-crashing, exploding frenzy of 'Just Cause 3,' only to be dismayed by the graphics issues that appeared shortly. Systems with AMD GPUs behaved worse, but a number of fixes surfaced.
Video Games December 3, 2015
NVIDIA offers price drops on all its 900 series GPUs in time for the holiday shopping season. Some of the rebates even range from $30 to $90.
Gadgets November 30, 2015
AMD launched a new promotional bundle, offering 'Star Wars: Battlefront' for free when purchasing the Radeon R9 Fury graphics card. The offer is a limited-time deal, likely aiming to better compete against the Nvidia GeForce GTX 980.
Computers November 20, 2015
AMD has officially unveiled its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition, a sleek new experience that's bound to go head to head with Nvidia's GeForce experience. Fresh out of the Radeon Technologies Group, the new Crimson software is like a 'mini graphics Operating System,' according to AMD.
Apps/Software November 3, 2015
The Microsoft Surface Book was highly anticipated, and the recent model only increased the hype. The new variant meant an extra investment of $200 from Microsoft fans but offered a dedicated GPU card for a better graphic experience.
Computers October 24, 2015
Nvidia announced its new graphics card, the GeForce GTX 980, which will provide the same quality of graphics as desktops and will support Oculus Rift.
Video Games September 22, 2015
Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 820 as its new flagship mobile chip which will feature a graphics processor that promises to deliver performance that is faster than its predecessor by up to 40 percent.
Computers August 14, 2015
For the next five years, Samsung plans on licensing ARM’s GPUs instead of using its own GPU.
Business June 18, 2015
Nvidia Corp. has revealed that it expects to earn $1 billion from its fast-growing cloud computing business in the next two to three years.
Money June 1, 2015
Samsung filed a complaint that sought the blocking of computer-graphics chips made by Nvidia in the U.S. The chips involved were Nvidia's Tegra mobile processors and GeForce graphics chips.
Legal November 23, 2014
Samsung officials state the company isn't concerned with Nvidia's allegations of patent infringement. Nvidia continues to try to stop shipments of Galaxy mobile devices, arguing GPU licensing infringement.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2014
AMD prepares to celebrate 30 years of graphics and gaming. Expect the company to cover as many forward-looking topics as items of reverie.
Computers August 14, 2014
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