GPUs

With the launch of their GeForce 20 Series parts already well underway, it was only a matter of time until NVIDIA updated their low-end parts as well, and that time has finally arrived. Quietly published on NVIDIA’s website this morning are the product pages for the GeForce MX250 and MX230 graphics processors. The entry-level members of NVIDIA’s laptop lineup, these Pascal parts will eventually replace the current GeForce MX110/130/150 parts. As has annoyingly become tradition for NVIDIA, they’re officially saying very little about the new parts. The official specifications don’t include anything about clockspeeds, CUDA core counts, ROPs, etc. Instead, NVIDIA only confirms a basic set of features: both parts use GDDR5 memory, both feature GPU boost functionality, and both are based on the company’s...

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1

Today, AMD released Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1, bringing zero-day game support and performance improvements ahead of Hitman 2 (11/13/18), Fallout 76 (11/14/18), and Battlefield V Early Access (11/15/18)...

6 by Nate Oh on 11/8/2018

AMD Announces Radeon Instinct MI60 & MI50 Accelerators: Powered By 7nm Vega

As part of this morning’s Next Horizon event, AMD formally announced the first two accelerator cards based on the company’s previously revealed 7nm Vega GPU. Dubbed the Radeon Instinct...

26 by Ryan Smith on 11/6/2018

Intel Architecture Event Announced: December 11th

On the back of a series of recent announcements regarding Intel’s future product line and portfolio, Intel has disclosed to us that it will be holding a forward-looking Architecture...

37 by Ian Cutress on 11/6/2018

AMD’s Vega Mobile Lives: Vega Pro 20 & 16 in Updated MacBook Pros In November

Buried towards the tail-end of today’s MacBook Air press release from Apple was a second announcement: that they’d be releasing a minor MacBook Pro refresh next month. Though curious...

36 by Ryan Smith on 10/30/2018

AMD Ceases Graphics Driver Development for 32-bit Operating Systems

With the recent October releases of Adrenalin Edition, AMD has finally discontinued support for 32-bit operating systems. The latest 32-bit packages can still be manually downloaded through older driver...

21 by Nate Oh on 10/26/2018

NVIDIA Launches Monster Hunter: World Bundle for GTX 1070 Ti, 1070, and 1060 6GB Cards

This week, NVIDIA launched their new "The Hunt Begins" game bundle, adding on Monster Hunter: World with qualifying purchases of the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GTX 1070, and GTX...

12 by Nate Oh on 10/25/2018

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition Review: Mid-Range Turing, High-End Price

When NVIDIA first announced their Turing based GeForce RTX 20 series, they unveiled three GeForce RTX models: the 2080 Ti, 2080, and 2070. As we’ve seen earlier, Turing and...

121 by Nate Oh on 10/16/2018

AMD Launches Radeon RX 580 with Reduced Number of Stream Processors

AMD has quietly launched a Radeon RX 580 GPU with a reduced number of stream processors. The new product is called the Radeon RX 580 2048SP and, as the...

38 by Anton Shilov on 10/15/2018

NVIDIA Provides GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Delay Update, Announces Early October Shipping for Preorders

Prior to the originally announced September 20th launch date for the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and 2080, NVIDIA quietly delayed the RTX 2080 Ti Founders Edition release date by...

25 by Nate Oh on 10/3/2018

AMD's CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Host a CES 2019 Keynote: 7nm CPUs and GPUs

AMD has announced that its CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, is to hold the stage for one of CES 2019's daily keynotes. The company stated in the press release that...

50 by Anton Shilov on 10/3/2018

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G Integrated Graphics Frequency Scaling

One of the last poignant questions from our previous Ryzen APU coverage is the way that integrated graphics scales with overclocking. As these low-end Ryzen APUs are all about...

48 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/28/2018

GeForce RTX 2070 Gets a Release Date: October 17th

With the release of the GeForce RTX 2080 barely behind them – and the RTX 2080 Ti technically still in front of them – NVIDIA has announced the release...

54 by Ryan Smith on 9/25/2018

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti & RTX 2080 Founders Edition Review: Foundations For A Ray Traced Future

While it was roughly 2 years from Maxwell 2 to Pascal, the journey to Turing has felt much longer despite a similar 2 year gap. But finally, at Gamescom...

338 by Nate Oh on 9/19/2018

NVIDIA Delays GeForce RTX 2080 Ti General Availability By A Week To September 27

Since yesterday’s reveal of the full Turing architecture, NVIDIA has set the stage for next week’s launch of GeForce RTX. Later that day, however, NVIDIA quietly announced that general...

32 by Nate Oh on 9/15/2018

The NVIDIA Turing GPU Architecture Deep Dive: Prelude to GeForce RTX

It’s been roughly a month since NVIDIA's Turing architecture was revealed, and if the GeForce RTX 20-series announcement a few weeks ago has clued us in on anything, is...

110 by Nate Oh on 9/14/2018

Biostar’s iMiner A578X8D Crypto Mining Machine Now Available

Just in time for this week's dive in cryptocurrency prices, Biostar has started selling its specially designed all-in-one rig for mining. The iMiner A578X8D is a complete black box...

27 by Anton Shilov on 9/11/2018

NVIDIA Releases 399.24 WHQL Driver, NVIDIA SHIELD TV Mobile App

Today, NVIDIA released driver version 399.24 WHQL, a more minor update focused on zero-day game support. Headlining the Game Ready titles is the Shadow of the Tomb Raider (9/14)...

7 by Nate Oh on 9/10/2018

EKWB Announces EK-Vector RTX Water Blocks for GeForce RTX 2080 & RTX 2080 Ti

EK Water Blocks this week announced that it will be releasing water blocks for NVIDIA’s reference design GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti video cards. The EKWB...

10 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2018

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2

Today, AMD released Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2, featuring support for Strange Brigade, which releases tomorrow, as well as F1 2018. This update also supersedes the Strange Brigade Early...

9 by Nate Oh on 8/27/2018

NVIDIA Releases 399.07 WHQL Game Ready Driver

In the wake of last week’s GeForce RTX 20-series announcements, today NVIDIA has released driver version 399.07 WHQL, bringing Game Ready support for the Battlefield V Open Beta, as...

1 by Nate Oh on 8/27/2018

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