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PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

Posted on 01/24 13:55 in Shows | 0

With the PC market now in its sixth straight year of decline, it’s obvious these efforts have met with minimal success.The total market for PC gaming hardware (including gaming accessories) broke $30 billion for the first time in 2016.

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New Nvidia Shield update delivers 4K streaming, refreshed gaming app

Posted on 01/27 17:36 in Shows | 0

First, there’s a new Nvidia Games app replacing the old Shield Hub software.A short video demonstrating the new interface and layout for titles is below: The goal of the Nvidia Games app is to unify and simplify various methods of interfacing with your available games.

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Nvidia adds hardware verification to stop reselling of free game codes

Posted on 02/02 22:03 in Shows | 0

Graphics card makers often toss in a free game with the purchase of a new card.With these promos, you must use the GeForce Experience app on your computer to process the free game code.

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Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2

Posted on 02/07 13:58 in Shows | 0

Now Nvidia has announced the Quadro GP100 — an ultra-high end GPU based on the full Pascal implementation, with HBM2 attached as well.In fact, the Quadro GP100 offers less FLOPS performance than the GP102-derived P6000.

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Russian man sentenced for killing friend in AMD vs. Nvidia GPU dispute

Posted on 02/23 19:58 in Shows | 0

Last year, two Russian men got into an argument over who made the superior GPU, AMD or Nvidia.The fight ended when Aleksander Trofimov murdered his former friend, Evgeny Lylin in a disagreement over who made the better GPU.

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The Fastest Graphics Card In The World Will Be Unveiled In Two Days

Posted on 02/26 22:09 in Deals | 0

The Quadro P6000 is built around NVIDIA’s GP102 GPU, like the current Pascal-based Titan X.The Quadro P6000 is also outfitted with 24GB of GDDR5X memory, versus 12GB of the Titan X.

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Roborace shows off its driverless race car at MWC

Posted on 02/28 15:52 in Shows | 0

An offshoot of Formula E, Roborace aims to launch a parallel series of races conducted entirely without human drivers.At MWC in Barcelona this week, Roborace showed off the complete design of its first race car.

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Nvidia turns everything to 11 with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080 price cuts

Posted on 03/01 05:22 in Shows | 0

The gap between the GTX 1080 Ti and the 1080 is one of the smallest we’ve seen Nvidia field.According to Nvidia, the performance jump between the GTX 1080 and the 1080 Ti is the largest boost they’ve ever fielded.

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Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

Posted on 03/08 22:46 in Shows | 0

Unlike the venerable ATX standard, this one is designed for data centers and aimed at maximizing GPU performance as part of Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative.According to Nvidia, HGX-1 is designed “to meet the exploding demand for AI computing in the cloud — in fields such as autonomous driving, personalized healthcare, superhuman voice recognition, data and video analytics, and molecular simulations.

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Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel?

Posted on 03/09 15:03 in Shows | 0

Today, Nvidia launched the GTX 1080 Ti ($699), its new highest-end consumer GPU.The GTX 1080 Ti is a GP102-based design with 3,584 GPU cores, 224 texture units, and 88 ROPS (3584:224:88).

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Microsoft's Project Scorpio will improve games at 1080p as well as offering 4K

Posted on 03/13 12:36 in Shows | 0

With Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro now shipping, there’s a great deal of speculation around Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio.Microsoft has implied it wants to leapfrog both the Xbox One and the PS4 Pro by a significant margin, but details on how these improvements would impact the existing Xbox One ecosystem have been few and far between.

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Sony's PlayStation Now may soon stream PS4 games to the PC

Posted on 03/14 16:22 in Shows | 0

Now, Sony may challenge that position with an update to PlayStation Now.The company’s latest blog post is light on details but states that PlayStation Now, which to-date has only offered PS3 titles, will begin offering PlayStation 4 games in the near future.

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The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti can hit 2.1GHz with water cooling

Posted on 03/14 21:47 in Shows | 0

Now that Nvidia’s top-end GTX 1080 Ti is in-market, enthusiasts have begun testing, to see just how much performance they can wring out of the core.That’s what the folks at Tom’s Hardware wanted to know, so they built a custom water cooling loop to see how far the GTX 1080 Ti can be pushed.

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Rumor: Nvidia's Volta to be built on TSMC's 'new' 12nm process

Posted on 03/15 13:06 in Shows | 0

Nvidia’s Pascal GPU family has been tremendously successful, but the company is already looking ahead to a new architecture, codenamed Volta.Now, rumors are flying that the chip will actually be built on TSMC’s “new” 12nm node.

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Nintendo Switch Uses a Standard Tegra X1 Chip

Posted on 03/19 17:57 in More | 0

Despite Nvidia's claims of a "custom" Tegra chip, a breakdown and analysis reveals the Switch uses the exact same X1 in the Shield Android TV.Way back in December of last year, when we were first learning about the Nintendo Switch's internal specs, Nvidia claimed that a custom Tegra chip would be used in the console.

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Nintendo Switch appears to be using an off-the-shelf Tegra X1 processor

Posted on 03/20 12:14 in More | 0

The Nintendo Switch makes use of what appears to be an off-the-shelf Nvidia Tegra X1 processor, matching that used by Nvidia in its 2017 Shield Android TV, a hardware teardown completed by Tech Insights has confirmed.When Switch was formerly announced, but before we knew much about is internals, Nvidia wrote the following in a blog.

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ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones

Posted on 03/21 13:07 in Shows | 0

Dubbed DynamIQ, the CPU developer has created a CPU design that expands the idea of big.Here’s how ARM describes its own DynamIQ technology: The introduction of DynamIQ is an evolutionary step forward for ARM big.

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Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor

Posted on 03/22 14:55 in Shows | 0

Ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, it’s been cagey about the exact details of the platform.But there’s been some question as to whether the Switch contained a bog standard Tegra chip, or if there was something a little more exciting inside it.

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New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements

Posted on 03/23 13:06 in Shows | 0

For the last few years, there’s been an ongoing debate about the benefits and advantages (or lack thereof) surrounding DirectX 12.The answer to whether DirectX 12 was better or worse than DirectX 11 boils down to “It depends.

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Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors

Posted on 03/28 21:30 in Shows | 0

9GHz base, 3.7GHz base, 3.

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