GPUs

Barely a couple of weeks off of their previous Death Stranding game bundle, NVIDIA is back with a new game bundle for GeForce RTX cards. Dubbed the Frames Win Games bundle, NVIDIA is now including copies of Rainbow Six Siege: Gold Edition. Rainbow Six Siege is a more unusual choice for a video card game bundle. The online-focused first person shooter was first launched back in 2015, and in the last several years has been well-received, leading to Ubisoft giving it ongoing support and expansions. The Gold Edition, in turn, includes the base game and much of this expansion content, including the most recent “Year 5” pass. DLC aside, I cannot recall a game that has been out this long ever being bundled with a...

Rambus Demonstrates GDDR6 Running At 18 Gbps

While GDDR6 is currently available at speeds up to 14Gbps, and 16Gbps speeds are right around the corner, if the standard is going to have as long a lifespan...

23 by Anton Shilov on 11/1/2019

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 1650 Super: Launching November 22nd

Alongside today’s GeForce GTX 1660 Super launch, NVIDIA is also taking the wraps off of one more GeForce Super card. Having already given a Super mid-generation refresh to most...

20 by Ryan Smith on 10/29/2019

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super Review, Feat. EVGA SC Ultra: Recalibrating The Mainstream Market

Kicking off the first of a series of video card launches for this holiday season is NVIDIA, who is announcing their GeForce GTX 1660 Super. This is a relatively...

66 by Ryan Smith on 10/29/2019

Intel Q3 2019 Fab Update: 10nm Product Era Has Begun, 7nm On Track

After years of delays, Intel is finally shipping its 10 nm processors in high volume, and the company is preparing to fire up another fab to produce an even...

59 by Anton Shilov on 10/28/2019

My First Time Playing Minecraft, Ever: Testing The Ray Tracing Beta

Earlier this year at Gamescom, NVIDIA and Mojang showed off an early beta build of the popular game Minecraft with additional ray tracing features. Ray Tracing is a rendering...

40 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 10/25/2019

AMD Refreshes Embedded GPU Lineup, Launches Polaris-Based Embedded Radeon E9560 & E9390

AMD’s GPU division has long had its hands in many businesses. While their consumer GPUs and semi-custom efforts tend to attract the most attention – and more recently, their...

11 by Ryan Smith on 10/15/2019

Arm TechCon 2019 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 10am PT/17:00 UTC)

Kicking off today is Arm's annual technical conference, Arm TechCon. Now in its 15th year, the company is looking to continue their long, successful run in the IP market...

15 by Ryan Smith on 10/8/2019

Intel Starts End-of-Life Plan for Kaby Lake-G

Intel this week initiated its product discontinuance plan for its Kaby Lake-G processors with on-package Radeon RX Vega graphics. The products will be available to order for about the...

14 by Anton Shilov on 10/8/2019

Samsung Develops 12-Layer 3D TSV DRAM: Up to 24 GB HBM2

Samsung on Monday said that it had developed the industry’s first 12-layer 3D packaging for DRAM products. The technology uses through silicon vias (TSVs) to create high-capacity HBM memory...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/7/2019

AMD Announces Radeon RX 5500 Series: 1080p Gaming for Desktop & Mobile, Coming This Quarter

Coming off of an incredibly busy summer for AMD that saw some of its most important product launches in recent history across both CPUs and GPUs, AMD is gearing...

61 by Ryan Smith on 10/7/2019

RGB Everything: A Graphics Card Holder from Cooler Master

In my youth, I spent some stupid amount of money on cold cathode tubes for my PC, the equivalent of RGB LEDs in the early 2000s. I had my...

21 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 10/3/2019

NVIDIA Announces Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Game Bundle for GeForce RTX 20 Cards

With the arrival of Fall also comes the biggest quarter of the year for new game releases, and to that end NVIDIA is updating their hardware game bundles. This...

19 by Ryan Smith on 9/17/2019

Matrox Acquired by Co-Founder

Matrox on Monday announced that Lorne Trottier, a co-founder of Matrox, has acquired 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, which includes three divisions: Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics...

36 by Anton Shilov on 9/11/2019

NVIDIA Quadro Comes Up Aces: Mobile Quadro RTX Unveiled Alongside ACE Laptop Reference Design

Today NVIDIA is announcing some big updates to their mobile Quadro lineup, and the Santa Clara company has announced new products, new reference designs, and a wide-range of upcoming...

7 by Brett Howse on 9/4/2019

ASUS Unveils Low-Profile GeForce GTX 1650 Cards

ASUS has quietly added two low-profile GeForce GTX 1650 graphics cards to its products lineup. The boards come with a dual-slot dual-fan cooling system and offer a similar set...

27 by Anton Shilov on 8/23/2019

Hot Chips 31 Live Blogs: Microsoft Hololens 2.0 Silicon

The final presentation of Hot Chips 31 is from Microsoft, who will be lifting the lid of the silicon behind its HoloLens 2.0 product.

8 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 8/20/2019

Hot Chips 31 Live Blogs: Intel Lakefield and Foveros

One of the interesting developments in packaging technology in recent memory is the 3D stacking of Intel's new Foveros technology. The first chip to use this packaging technology is...

31 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 8/20/2019

Hot Chips 31 Keynote Day 2: Dr. Phillip Wong, VP Research at TSMC (1:45pm PT)

The keynote for the second day is from TSMC, with Dr. Phillip Wong taking the stage to talk about the latest developments in TSMC's research and portfolio. The talk...

12 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 8/20/2019

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 436.02 Driver: Integer Scaling Support for Turing, Freestyle Sharpening, & More

With this year’s Gamescom event now in full swing, the German games show seems to be taking on an ever-larger presence in the worlds of gaming and hardware. Along...

28 by Ryan Smith on 8/20/2019

Hot Chips 31 Keynote Day 1: Dr. Lisa Su, CEO of AMD Live Blog (1:45pm PT)

The keynote for day one at Hot Chips is from Dr. Lisa Su, AMD of CEO. AMD is riding high after successful Ryzen 3000 and 2nd Gen EPYC Rome...

22 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 8/19/2019

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