GPUs

Way back in May of 2016 when NVIDIA launched the Pascal architecture powered GeForce GTX 10 series, one of the notable features they announced for the product family was support for Netflix’s newly launched 4K streaming option. At the time no PCs could access the service; due to the tighter DRM requirements imposed by Netflix and its content providers, PCs that wanted to stream 4K Netflix would need to support HDCP 2.2 and Microsoft’s PlayReady 3.0 DRM. Pascal in turn was the first GPU that was released to support the new DRM standards, and while NVIDIA didn’t know exactly when support would launch, the expectation was that it would be sooner than later. However as the months have ticked by, we never did see any...

Imagination Announces PowerVR Furian GPU Architecture: The Next Generation of PowerVR

Taking place today is Imagination Technologies’ annual tech summit in Santa Clara, California. The company’s annual summit is always a venue for major Imagination news, and this year that’s...

19 by Ryan Smith on 3/8/2017

NVIDIA Unveils GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: Available Week of March 5th for $699

In what has now become a bona fide tradition for NVIDIA, at their GDC event this evening the company announced their next flagship video card, the GeForce GTX 1080...

138 by Ryan Smith on 2/28/2017

GeForce GTX 1080 Price Cut to $499; NVIDIA Partners To Begin Selling 10-Series Cards With Faster Memory

Along with this evening’s new of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, NVIDIA has a couple other product announcements of sorts. First off, starting tomorrow, the GeForce GTX 1080 is...

29 by Ryan Smith on 2/28/2017

AMD GDC 2017: Asynchronous Reprojection for VR, Vega Gets a Retail Name, & More

In what has become something of an annual tradition for AMD's Radeon Technologies Group, their Game Developers Conference Capsaicin & Cream event just wrapped up. Unlike the company’s more...

13 by Ryan Smith on 2/28/2017

XFX Starts to Sell Single-Slot Mini-ITX Radeon RX 460 Slim Graphics Cards

XFX has quietly started to sell its slim Radeon RX 460 video cards, which use a single-slot cooling system and can fit into a Mini-ITX computer. The cards features...

24 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2017

MSI Adds Low-Profile AMD Radeon RX 460 Graphics Cards to Lineup

MSI has quietly added two low-profile AMD Radeon RX 460 graphics adapters to its product family. The add-in-boards (AIBs) are powered by AMD’s latest entry-level GPU, Polaris 11. As...

50 by Anton Shilov on 2/18/2017

ELSA Launches a Single-Slot GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB SP

ELSA has announced a new graphics card with a single-slot cooling system. The GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB SP can fit into tightly packed PCs and does not...

24 by Anton Shilov on 2/17/2017

AMD & NVIDIA Post GDC 2017 Event Details, Both Holding Events February 28th

Though it feels like we’re barely past CES, things are already quickly ramping up in the PC hardware industry once again. Kicking off in a bit under two weeks...

35 by Ryan Smith on 2/16/2017

EVGA's New iCX Range: NVIDIA GPUs with More Control for Cooling

EVGA has introduced a new iCX cooling and tuning technology for its GPUs that promises higher efficiency and better control compared to predecessors. The video cards feature multiple onboard...

20 by Anton Shilov on 2/15/2017

NVIDIA Releases 378.66 WHQL Driver: Game Ready, More Ansel, With 10 and 12-bit video

Not wanting to be left out of the Valentine’s day fray, NVIDIA has swung by to drop off their driver updates in preparation for this week’s releases and next...

4 by Daniel Williams on 2/14/2017

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1

Despite the arrival of Valentine’s day, gamers are still gonna game, and AMD is in to prepare us for this week’s game releases. The new update for Radeon Software...

18 by Daniel Williams on 2/14/2017

NVIDIA Reports Q4 2017 And Fiscal 2017 Results: Record Revenue

NVIDIA’s fiscal year for 2017 ended on January 29, 2017, and for the fourth quarter and full year, NVIDIA reports they had record revenues. For Q4 2017, NVIDIA is...

21 by Brett Howse on 2/9/2017

Palit Announces KalmX: A Passively-Cooled GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Graphics Card

Palit has quietly launched a passively-cooled graphics card based on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU. The sizeable board uses a large aluminum heatsink with heat pipes and requires...

24 by Anton Shilov on 2/7/2017

NVIDIA Announces Quadro GP100 - Big Pascal Comes to Workstations

Kicking off on this Sunday afternoon is CAD & CAE software developer Dassault Systèmes’ annual trade show, the aptly named SOLIDWORKS World. One of the major yearly gatherings for...

54 by Ryan Smith on 2/5/2017

NVIDIA Announces Quadro P4000, P2000, P1000, P600, & P400 - Finishing the Quadro Pascal Refresh

Alongside today’s big announcement of the GP100-powered Quadro GP100, NVIDIA is also announcing a sizable refresh to the rest of the Quadro family today at SOLIDWORKS World. Along with...

21 by Ryan Smith on 2/5/2017

Palit Launches GeForce GTX 1070 for Mini-ITX PCs with GALAX and KFA2 Brands

Palit has quietly released a GeForce GTX 1070-based video card for Mini-ITX systems under the GALAX and KFA2 brands. The product uses a unique PCB design and will be...

16 by Anton Shilov on 2/4/2017

AMD Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against LG, MediaTek, Sigma Designs, and Vizio

Late last month, AMD filed a legal complaint against a number of companies accusing them of infringing its patents covering graphics processing technologies. The company requested the United States...

63 by Anton Shilov & Ryan Smith on 2/4/2017

GALAX Launches Low Profile GeForce GTX 1050 OC and 1050 Ti OC

GALAX has joined the list of manufacturers to offer low-profile video cards based on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1050-series GPUs. The boards resemble similar products from other makers and are...

20 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2017

GIGABYTE Extends Aorus to GPUs: A New GeForce GTX 1080

GIGABYTE this week announced its first graphics adapter that belongs to the Aorus line of products - the Aorus GeForce GTX 1080 xtreme edition 8G. The video card features...

12 by Anton Shilov on 2/1/2017

ASUS Launches 'Expedition' Line: GeForce GPUs and Motherboards 'Built for Non-Stop Gaming'

ASUS has launched five new GPUs and a B150 motherboard that belong to its Expedition family of products. The Expedition video cards promise to wed durability for sustained long-time...

24 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 2/1/2017

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