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Qualcomm claims it will lead the mobile industry with Snapdragon 835, 10nm manufacturing

Posted on 11/21 21:23 in Shows | 0

This quick 10nm ramp will happen in partnership with Samsung, which also led the industry on early 14nm technology.“We are excited to continue working together with Samsung in developing products that lead the mobile industry,” said Keith Kressin, senior vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies.

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GPU sales surged in 2016 on strong demand for high-end desktop, laptop gaming

Posted on 11/28 22:14 in Shows | 0

After Nvidia’s record-breaking quarter earlier this month, it was clear that the overall gaming market had to be in fairly good shape.No matter where you look, overall gaming shipments are up — but the gains from those improvements aren’t being spread equally between AMD and Nvidia.

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Chips, ahoy: Intel joins Delphi-Mobileye self-driving collaboration

Posted on 12/01 19:06 in Shows | 0

This week Intel joined Delphi and Mobileye in a partnership that would produce the sensor components and autonomous driving software, some of it embedded on Intel chips, that would let automakers create self-driving cars.The self-drive technology package would be turned over to automakers in 2019, with the expectation vehicles would go on sale a year or two later.

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AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing

Posted on 12/07 22:07 in Shows | 0

The question is, what kind of product would Intel wind up building, and when might it hit market?This rumor comes courtesy of [H]ardOCP’s Kyle Bennet, who writes that “The licensing deal between AMD and Intel is signed and done for putting AMD GPU tech into Intel’s iGPU.

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Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance

Posted on 12/12 21:32 in Shows | 0

From time to time, AMD and Nvidia release a GPU that can be modded to function like a different class of card.These modifications either set new clock rates and memory frequencies or unlock additional cores within the GPU itself.

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AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

Posted on 12/13 22:50 in Shows | 0

Last week in Sonoma, AMD unveiled new details on its upcoming CPU architecture, codenamed Zen.When AMD tested Zen against the Core i7-6900K back in August, it locked both chips to 3GHz.

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Report: Nintendo Switch is Maxwell-based, built on 20nm technology

Posted on 12/15 22:15 in Shows | 0

This strategy has had decidedly mixed results, and with the Nintendo Switch, there was speculation that the company might have adopted a fundamentally different approach.A new report from GamesBeat suggests this is not the case — at least not to the extent that fans may have hoped.

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Nvidia leaks plans for a GTX 1080 Ti, potential 980 Ti step-up option, and a new Club GeForce Elite program

Posted on 12/19 13:35 in Shows | 0

Every now and then, they confirm them via LinkedIn job postings — and that’s what Nvidia has done with its plans for a GTX 1080 Ti, as well as a new “Club GeForce Elite.The job posting implies that Nvidia is planning to create a “Club GeForce Elite” program.

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Rounding up the 17-inch Blade Pro reviews: Is Razer's latest laptop a winner?

Posted on 12/20 17:00 in Shows | 0

The company has been behind some far-out proposals for next-generation hardware, worked with Intel and AMD to bring external dock support to market, and has pushed hard to position the Razer Blade (thin-and-light ultrabook) and Razer Blade Pro as high-end systems for enthusiasts who are often spoiled for choice.As a 17-inch system the Razer Blade Pro is a big laptop, but it still manages to weigh in below 8 lbs (7.

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Nvidia offering 'PC Gaming Revival' kits to make old hardware fresh again

Posted on 12/21 21:39 in Shows | 0

These sorts of hardware products used to be more common, particularly when CD-ROMs and multimedia capabilities started to debut in consumer hardware.Those of you who were computing back then likely recall the CD-ROM + speakers + SoundBlaster kits that companies like Creative often sold.

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Citron Research Says S&P 500 Top Performer Nvidia Has Run Too Far In 2016

Posted on 12/28 17:25 in Deals | 0

46 in early trading on Left's tweet.This year Left rattled chemicals producer Chemours when he called it a "bankruptcy waiting to happen.

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The Nintendo Switch won't feature a user-replaceable battery

Posted on 12/28 23:49 in Shows | 0

So far, confirmed news on Nintendo’s Switch is difficult to come by.We know the chip is based on Nvidia technology, we know it’s a hybrid console, and we know it’ll feature detachable controllers.

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AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

Posted on 01/05 16:21 in Shows | 0

These entry-level to midrange cards would be followed by a full high-end refresh based on a new GPU design, codenamed Vega.One of the most common misconceptions about GPU RAM allocation and the popular freeware utility GPU-Z is that GPU-Z is capable of telling you how much RAM the GPU is actually using.

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Nvidia announces revamped Shield console with smaller footprint

Posted on 01/05 20:51 in Shows | 0

The Nvidia Shield Android TV box tries to emulate mainstream game consoles with game-streaming capabilities and an included controller.The new Nvidia Shield is considerably smaller than the last one, and it has a new, more refined controller.

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Nvidia announces GeForce Now streaming service for PCs with pay-per-minute gaming

Posted on 01/06 15:43 in Shows | 0

In late 2015, the service was launched as GeForce Now, a Netflix-style subscription service for streaming games from the cloud.PCs were notably absent from GeForce Now, but at CES Nvidia has announced a new version of the service for PCs.

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Nvidia's Huang Slays CES 2017 Keynote, Demonstrating Execution In Growth Markets And Technologies

Posted on 01/09 19:12 in Deals | 0

However, the company’s vision and its ability to execute on that vision all starts with very strong leadership from its CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang.Of course gaming was one of the cornerstones of Huang’s pitch, and with north of a $100 billion dollar market opportunity behind it in 2017, that stands to reason.

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NVIDIA Doubles Down At CES 2017 On Automotive And Cloud Gaming, Adds Smart Home

Posted on 01/10 00:15 in Deals | 0

Of the areas where NVIDIA participates in right now, two areas of growth for the company are gaming and automotive, both of which are growing and getting quite competitive.When it comes to self-driving cars, NVIDIA has been partnering with some of the leading automotive manufacturers in the world, like first-mover Tesla.

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Best cars of CES 2017 - almost the Car Electronics Show

Posted on 01/12 14:58 in Shows | 0

Just as well, because it could almost be called the Car Electronics Show.The North Hall of Las Vegas Convention Center was taken over by the automakers and suppliers, makers of car electronics such as Garmin, and a few resolute makers of aftermarket car speakers.

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Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning

Posted on 01/12 22:29 in Shows | 0

No, we can’t stuff a 120-150W TDP console from 2013 into a tablet from 2017, but the Wii U’s power consumption was vastly lower — around 30-40W when gaming.That kind of advance is possible, particularly considering that the Wii U was built on older 40/45nm technology, not 28nm.

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Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do

Posted on 01/18 14:08 in Shows | 0

A few weeks ago, sharp-eyed users spotted something new in a Windows 10 Insider Preview build — reference to a new “Game Mode.But a new investigation suggests the new feature won’t make much difference for the vast majority of Windows 10 gamers.

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