Tag: GPU

11 Incredible Facts About Nvidia You Probably Didn't Know

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

Good News, Gamers: Nvidia GeForce GTX GPUs Are Back To Their Original Prices

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’s New Accelerated Memory Scanning Feature Uses Your GPU To Look For Malware And Other Viruses

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 Is 'Working Really Hard' To Keep GPU Supplies Up For Gamers

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 Wants To Fix GPU Shortage By Asking Retailers To Limit Sales To 2 Per Customer

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

Another Reason To Go 64-Bit: Nvidia Kills Driver Support For 32-Bit Machines

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

$2999 Nvidia Titan V Launches As 'The Most Powerful PC GPU Ever'

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 Developing Its Own GPU With The Help Of AMD’s Graphics Chief

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 2017: External GPU And VR Support Are Coming To macOS

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

AMD Announces Radeon RX 500 Series Of Next-Gen GPU

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

AMD Vega GPU Release Date Drawing Near: Leaked Specs Suggest Radeon RX Vega Can Take On Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

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

Imagination Technologies Stock Crashes After Apple Pulls Plug On Its Chips

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

AMD Radeon RX 460 Cores Can Be Unlocked To Boost Performance Via BIOS Modding: 896 Stream Processors To 1,024

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 To Bring Desktop-Class GeForce GTX 1080, 1070 To Laptops

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 Radeon Crimson Software Edition 16.5.1 Beta Now Available: Here's What It Brings

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 GPU Roadmap For 2016-2018: What To Expect

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

The Nvidia 24 GB Quadro M6000 Will Make You Drool And Its $5,000 Tag Price Will Make You Cry

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 Pascal GP100 GPU To Rock 4 TFLOPS Double Precision, 12 TFLOPS Single Precision Processing Power

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 Offers 'Far Cry Primal' Bundles With Select GPUs In New 'Savage At Heart' Promo

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

AMD Graphics Guru Teases Dual-GPU Fiji Card For Radeon R9 Fury X2

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' PC Release: Preliminary GPU Requirements From Nvidia

'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

Not Just Kirin 950: Huawei Also Reportedly Working On Custom GPU And Flash Memory

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

Apple Reportedly Building Its Own Mobile GPU To Replace Imagination’s PowerVR

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

Having Issues With 'Just Cause 3' On AMD Graphics? Try This Beta, Says Square Enix

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 GeForce GTX Holiday Prices: All 900 Series GPUs Get Discounts

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

'Star Wars: Battlefront' Bundle With AMD Radeon R9 Fury Graphics Now Available

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 Radeon Software Crimson Launches To Give Nvidia GeForce Experience A Run For Its Money

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

Microsoft Surface Book Options Expand: Cheaper Base Model Gets Discrete Nvidia GPU For $200 Extra

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 Packs Desktop Gaming Graphics Into New Laptops With GeForce GTX 980 That Supports Oculus Rift

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's Snapdragon 820 Will Power 4K And VR Effortlessly

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

Samsung Mobile GPU Production Delayed By Five Years: Report

For the next five years, Samsung plans on licensing ARM’s GPUs instead of using its own GPU.

Business June 18, 2015

$1 Billion: Nvidia's Earnings Forecast For Its Cloud Computing Business

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 Ups the Ante on Nvidia: ITC Urged to Ban Nvidia Chips in the US

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

Nvidia wants to halt Galaxy shipments, Samsung unworried

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 celebrating 30 years of making chips, gaming innovation

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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