GPUs

Following up on the July 4th 384.80 hotfix resolving Watch Dogs 2 crashing on startup, today NVIDIA has released driver version 384.94, an update heavily focused on game support. Along with the usual bugfixes, this edition brings Game Ready support for several titles: LawBreakers, ARK: Survival Evolved, Dark and Light, Fortnite Early Access, and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. This release also sees the official debut of ShadowPlay Highlights via LawBreakers, as well as support for EVE: Valkyrie’s new Ultra graphics settings. Building off of support for the LawBreakers “Rise Up” Open Beta in 384.76, NVIDIA has followed up with driver support for the full release of LawBreakers, slated for release on August 8th. The upcoming release also brings the first game to support NVIDIA’s new ShadowPlay...

AMD Releases Radeon Software ReLive Crimson Edition 17.4.1

The game releases trickle this time of year, but the progression of technology marches on. More specifically VR is still a developing phenomenon, and 8K is just cresting the...

8 by Daniel Williams on 4/5/2017

Apple to Redesign Mac Pro, Comments That GPU Cooling Was A Roadblock

In what’s turning out to be an oddly GPU-centric week for Apple, this morning the company has revealed that they will finally be giving the long-neglected Mac Pro a...

84 by Ryan Smith on 4/4/2017

Apple To Develop Own GPU, Drop Imagination's GPUs From SoCs

In a bombshell of a press release issued this morning, Imagination has announced that Apple has informed their long-time GPU partner that they will be winding down their use...

143 by Ryan Smith on 4/3/2017

Cosemi Announces 328-Feet ‘8K-Ready’ OptoDP Active DisplayPort 1.4 Optical Cable

Cosemi has announced its first OptoDP active optical cable that supports a DisplayPort 1.4 connection. That in itself isn't newsworthy, but up to 328 feet, or 100 meters, it...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2017

NVIDIA Adds GeForce GTX 1060 To “Prepare for Battle” Bundle

In a brief announcement this morning, NVIDIA is expanding their "Prepare for Battle" bundle to include the GeForce GTX 1060. NVIDIA's latest bundle launched nearly two months ago, at the...

17 by Daniel Williams on 3/28/2017

Quick Look: Comparing Vulkan & DX12 API Overhead on 3DMark

Earlier this week the crew over at Futuremark released a major update to their API Overhead testing tool, which is built into the larger 3DMark testing suite. The API...

48 by Ryan Smith on 3/25/2017

NVIDIA Releases 378.92 WHQL Driver: Mass Effect and Dolby Vision for Games

This week in a relatively brief driver update, NVIDIA has released their Game Ready driver for the newly released Mass Effect: Andromeda. Following with the 378 branch, 378.92 adds official...

21 by Daniel Williams on 3/21/2017

AMD Releases Radeon Software ReLive Crimson Edition 17.3.2

Continuing their momentum in update frequency, we have another driver release form AMD. This latest update is a minor "point update" for the month, and it includes only two...

3 by Daniel Williams on 3/16/2017

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founder's Edition Review: Bigger Pascal for Better Performance

Unveiled last week at GDC and launching tomorrow is the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. Based on NVIDIA’s GP102 GPU – aka Bigger Pascal – the job of GTX 1080...

160 by Ryan Smith on 3/9/2017

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...

139 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...

36 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

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