GPUs

Not to be outdone by AMD, NVIDIA also has their own driver release this evening, with the release of driver version 372.90. Among the fixes in this latest drivers includes several game stability and G-Sync issues. In Mirrors Edge Catalyst NVIDIA has fixed an issue with the the Intensity slider, flickering has been fixed in Star Wars the Old Republic, and a crash with extended gameplay sessions on Rise of the Tomb Raider has been buffed out. Meanwhile G-Sync has received two fixes this time around, with with NVIDIA addressing lag in G-Sync windowed mode, and removing screen tearing in World of Warcraft that was occuring with in game V-Sync enabled. A more impactful fix, since this issue made the news a couple of months ago...

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 10-Series for Notebooks Unveiled, Launching Today

Although no two GPU launches are ever exactly alike, I think this year’s launch of the FinFET generation GPUs really drives that point home. Over the last 3 months...

46 by Ryan Smith & Brett Howse on 8/16/2016

NVIDIA Announces Record Revenue For The Second Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2017

This afternoon, NVIDIA announced their quarterly earnings for the second quarter of their 2017 fiscal year, which ended July 31. NVIDIA had record revenues for the quarter, coming in...

67 by Brett Howse on 8/11/2016

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 Hotfix

Hardly a week and a half has gone by and AMD has released another driver update. Of course with the flood of newly released cards we have seen released...

11 by Daniel Williams on 8/9/2016

The GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition & ASUS Strix GTX 1060 Review

For the mainstream video card market, a traditional NVIDIA top-to-bottom launch is both exciting and trying. Exciting because you get a sneak peek at what’s coming down the pipe...

184 by Ryan Smith on 8/5/2016

TUL Shuts Down VTX3D Graphics Cards Brand

TUL Corp., the company behind graphics cards sold under PowerColor and VTX3D trademarks, has decided to shut down one of its brands. From a post on the company website...

35 by Anton Shilov on 8/5/2016

SK Hynix Adds HBM2 to Catalog: 4 GB Stacks Set to Be Available in Q3

SK Hynix has quietly added its HBM Gen 2 memory stacks to its public product catalog earlier this month, which means that the start of mass production should be...

43 by Anton Shilov on 8/1/2016

Hidden Secrets: Investigation Shows That NVIDIA GPUs Implement Tile Based Rasterization for Greater Efficiency

As someone who analyzes GPUs for a living, one of the more vexing things in my life has been NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture. The company’s 28nm refresh offered a huge...

190 by Ryan Smith on 8/1/2016

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3

AMD's Radeon Technologies Group has released another driver update with a healthy list of fixes. On the list today are fixes for CrossFire, flickering in both rendering and the...

17 by Daniel Williams on 7/29/2016

AMD Announces Radeon RX 470 & RX 460 Specifications; Shipping in Early August

Back before Radeon RX 480 even launched, AMD briefly teased the next two cards in their lineup at E3 2016’s PC Gaming Show. These cards, the Radeon RX 470...

56 by Ryan Smith on 7/28/2016

MSI Shows New Radeon RX 480 Gaming Cards, with an 8-pin

Today MSI is announcing the latest entry in the Gaming X GPU line with the Radeon RX 480 Gaming X 8G/4G cards as well as non-X variants. The main...

34 by Daniel Williams on 7/26/2016

AMD Announces Radeon Pro WX Series: WX 4100, WX 5100, & WX 7100 Bring Polaris to Pros

It’s been a while since we’ve last seen a new workstation graphics card from AMD. With their Fiji GPU not being a good fit for the market, the company...

30 by Ryan Smith on 7/26/2016

Updated: AMD Announces Radeon Pro SSG: Fiji With M.2 SSDs On-Board

As part of this evening’s AMD Capsaicin event (more on that later), AMD’s Chief Architect and SVP of the Radeon Technologies Group has announced a new Radeon Pro card...

114 by Ryan Smith on 7/25/2016

NVIDIA Announces Quadro Pascal Family: Quadro P6000 & P5000

If there was one word to describe the launch of NVIDIA’s Pascal generation products, it’s “expedient.” On the consumer side of the business the company has launched 3 different...

39 by Ryan Smith on 7/25/2016

Updated: NVIDIA Announces “NVIDIA Titan X” Video Card: $1200, Available August 2nd

In 2014/2015, it took NVIDIA 6 months from the launch of the Maxwell 2 architecture to get GTX Titan X out the door. All things considered, that was a...

228 by Ryan Smith on 7/25/2016

SAPPHIRE Announces NITRO+ Radeon RX 480

This morning SAPPHIRE is announcing their latest card in the NITRO+ family, the NITRO+ Radeon RX 480. Some key features of SAPPHIRE’s new NITRO+ RX 480 cards include higher...

57 by Daniel Williams on 7/22/2016

Cards Galore: A Quick Look At the Custom GeForce GTX 1060 Launch Lineup

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 is here to contend for mainstream space. Alongside the NVIDIA-only Founders Edition card, we will see a large number of cards released from other...

54 by Daniel Williams on 7/21/2016

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 & GTX 1070 Founders Editions Review: Kicking Off the FinFET Generation

It has taken about 2 years longer than we’d normally see, but the next full generation of GPUs are finally upon us. Powered by FinFET based nodes at TSMC...

196 by Ryan Smith on 7/20/2016

Futuremark Releases 3DMark Time Spy DirectX 12 Benchmark

Today Futuremark is pulling the covers off of their new Time Spy benchmark, which is being released today for all Windows editions of 3DMark. A showcase of sorts of...

75 by Daniel Williams on 7/14/2016

Doom Vulkan Patch Released

Bethesda PR has sent over a quick note this morning that the long-awaited Vulkan patch for Doom is now available, allowing the game to be played with either the...

73 by Ryan Smith on 7/11/2016

ASUS, Inno3D, & Gigabyte Tease Custom GeForce GTX 1060 Cards

Yesterday we saw the announcement of NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1060. Though NVIDIA is producing a reference Founders Edition card, as this is a more mainstream product, NVIDIA is leaving...

55 by Daniel Williams on 7/8/2016

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