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How to buy the right video card

Posted on 02/12 12:13 in Shows | 0

But choosing a video card isn’t all that easy.The first thing you need to determine before buying a card is what you want that card to do for you.

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AMD’s Radeon Pro Duo formally launches, targets content creators and developers

Posted on 09/24 05:56 in Shows | 0

Six weeks ago, AMD announced its Radeon Pro Duo GPU, a dual graphics solution based on the company’s 28nm Fiji graphics chip.The Radeon Pro Duo is formally launching today, at a cool $1,500, but it’s explicitly intended for VR developers and isn’t expected to be available in wide production.

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NVIDIA's new graphics card promises double the performance and triple the power efficiency of the Titan X, all for less $$$

Posted on 05/04 23:36 in More | 0

The card, which ranks higher in performance and power efficiency than NVIDIA's current Titan X, features nine teraFLOPS (floating-point operations per second) of computing power as well as 8GB of GDDR5X memory.This is the largest GPU endeavor, the largest chip project endeavor, the largest processor endeavor in the history of humanity.

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NVIDIA's GTX1080 is 2x performance

Posted on 05/08 20:56 in More | 0

The card, which ranks higher in performance and power efficiency than NVIDIA's current Titan X, features nine teraFLOPS (floating-point operations per second) of computing power as well as 8GB of GDDR5X memory.A chart highlighting the VR gaming performance of popular high-end NVIDIA graphics cards, with the GTX 1080 outperforming in both performance and power saving capabilities Huang said during the event: "Several thousand people have been working on this project now, for more than two years.

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GTX1080 is 2x perf

Posted on 05/08 20:58 in More | 0

The card, which ranks higher in performance and power efficiency than NVIDIA's current Titan X, features nine teraFLOPS (floating-point operations per second) of computing power as well as 8GB of GDDR5X memory.This is the largest GPU endeavor, the largest chip project endeavor, the largest processor endeavor in the history of humanity.

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Nvidia’s excellent first quarter buoyed by gaming, automotive wins, and data centers

Posted on 05/13 22:04 in Shows | 0

3 billion, with strong gains in gaming, data centers, and the automotive market.Reportable segment revenue reflects Nvidia’s chosen method of grouping its businesses (Tegra, GPU, Other).

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Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops

Posted on 06/03 14:34 in Shows | 0

For decades, companies like AMD and Nvidia have created two sets of products for the desktop and laptop markets.While the relative performance of laptop GPUs compared to desktop cards has varied, both companies have generally recognized the need to build lower-power cards to fit into laptop chassis.

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AMD’s new Catalyst 16.7.1 driver fixes Radeon RX 480 power concerns

Posted on 07/08 14:56 in Shows | 0

For those of you just tuning in, the brand-new Radeon RX 480 launched last week with an unusual power configuration.1 driver (the launch driver for the RX 480 was Catalyst 16.

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New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost

Posted on 07/11 23:11 in Shows | 0

According to AMD, the RX 480 is up to 27% faster in 1080p when using Vulkan and 23% faster in 1440p.1 and Windows 10 x64 using the game DOOM on the ultra preset.

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AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI

Posted on 07/13 22:18 in Shows | 0

Now, AMD and Firaxis have jointly announced that the upcoming Civilization VI will be built around DirectX 12, with features like asynchronous compute and explicit multi-adapter GPU support.We haven’t written much about Civilization VI since the game’s announcement and some of the information that’s come out looks quite encouraging.

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Nvidia’s GTX 1060 GPU: Fast, cool, and potent competition for AMD’s RX 480

Posted on 07/19 22:29 in Shows | 0

The major question on everyone’s mind: How does the GTX 1060 compare with the RX 480?Of the 23 distinct titles benchmarked by the various websites above, the GTX 1060 wins 14 of them, while the RX 480 takes nine.

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Report: Nvidia has settled class-action lawsuit over the GTX 970’s 3.5GB memory issue

Posted on 07/29 13:43 in Shows | 0

When Nvidia launched the GTX 970 and 980 back in the fall of 2014, Maxwell quickly rose to prominence thanks to strong performance and excellent power efficiency.Early reviews showed good results on both cards, but deeper dives into the GTX 970 post-launch turned up troubling behavior: The card strongly preferred to limit its available memory to 3.

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Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

Posted on 09/27 23:13 in Shows | 0

Now, there’s talk that Apple might switch back to Nvidia.As for the proverbial feather in Nvidia’s cap, Apple occupies a weird spot in the overall PC market.

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Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap

Posted on 11/10 21:39 in Shows | 0

For the record: The Surface Book With Performance Base uses a Core i7-6600U with a 2.The general review consensus on the Surface Book With Performance Base is that this update dramatically improves GPU performance, but offers comparatively little improvement in CPU performance.

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