GPUs

Opening up the new year, this week AMD released the bugfix-heavy Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.1.1, succeeding the 18.1.1 alpha addressing crashing in certain DX9 games. The instability was introduced with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition itself, eventually prompting a DX9 hotfix in the form of early-access 18.1.1, released earlier this month. Otherwise, 18.1.1 brings resolutions to a number of bugs, including those related to video playback and Adrenalin features. Moving on to the issues themselves, 18.1.1 resolves the following bugs: Crashes or instability in a small number of DirectX9 games Intermittent freezes or hangs during playback of protected video content Blank screen occurs during video playback using Movies & TV player. After the system resumes from sleep, a blank video shows during video playback in Edge Corruption in Starcraft 2...

NVIDIA Announces Destiny 2 Bundle for GeForce GTX 1080 & 1080 Ti Cards

NVIDIA has announced yet another game bundle, this time pairing Bungie’s much-anticipated Destiny 2 with NVIDIA’s highly performant GeForce GTX 1080 and 1080 Ti. Systems (including NVIDIA’s own GeForce...

18 by Nate Oh on 6/13/2017

NVIDIA Releases 382.53 WHQL Game Ready Driver

With enough updates to fill another plate, NVIDIA is here with another driver update. This round continues release 381 with driver version 382.53, hands us some fixes, and prepares...

7 by Daniel Williams on 6/10/2017

AMD Releases Radeon Software ReLive Crimson Edition 17.6.1: Improved Performance in Dirt 4 & Prey

Summer approaches and big budget games releases are slowing to a trickle. More importantly, school is closing meaning more gaming time for those not yet entrenched in the workforce...

2 by Daniel Williams on 6/9/2017

MSI Shows Off GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X Card with USB Type-C Port

Back when the VESA announced the DisplayPort alt mode for USB Type-C, one of the most common questions was whether we’d see USB ports on a video card. As...

45 by Ryan Smith on 6/4/2017

AMD Announces Radeon Pro WX 3100 & WX 2100: Entry-Level Polaris Pro Cards

A couple of months back AMD announced their third (and presumably final) Polaris GPU, the diminutive Polaris 12. Designing for early-level video cards and laptops, in the consumer space...

14 by Ryan Smith on 6/4/2017

Zotac Showcases Mini GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Video Cards

Zotac, well known for its small form factor PCs, motherboards, and graphics cards, is showcasing a pair GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards at Computex. What's so special about...

7 by Ryan Smith on 6/2/2017

Aorus Announces the GTX 1070 Gaming Box eGFX Adapter

To date, the designs we’ve seen for Thunderbolt 3 eGFX chassis have all been just that – an empty chassis. This lets the user install any GPU they want...

14 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017

EVGA Unveils its GeForce GTX 1080 Ti K|NGP|N Edition

EVGA has once again collaborated with extreme overclocker Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido to develop the new EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti K|NGP|N Edition. As EVGA’s ultra-high-end overclocking card, EVGA is...

21 by Ryan Smith on 5/31/2017

NVIDIA Announces Rocket League Bundle for GeForce GTX 1060 & 1050 Cards

The Rocket League World Championship is just around the corner, running from June 2nd through June 4th in Los Angeles. In celebration NVIDIA has partnered with Psyonix for a...

1 by Daniel Williams on 5/31/2017

AMD Vega Updates: Vega Frontier Edition Available June 27th, Vega RX to be launched at SIGGRAPH at end of July

With Computex in full swing this week, AMD’s press conference just wrapped up for the morning. While the bulk of the news in the conference was on AMD’s CPU...

23 by Ryan Smith on 5/30/2017

Computex 2017: AMD Press Event Live Blog

AMD is having a press conference here in Taipei for Computex 2017. We plan to get as near to the action as possible - come back at 10am Taiwan...

31 by Ian Cutress on 5/30/2017

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX Max-Q Design Initiative: High-End Gaming Meets Ultrabooks

This morning as part of their Computex keynote, NVIDIA CEO announced a new initiative for high-end gaming laptop design. Called GeForce GTX Max-Q, NVIDIA is undertaking their own Ultrabook...

13 by Ryan Smith on 5/30/2017

ARM Announces Mali-G72: Bifrost Refined for the High-End SoC

While the bulk of the focus in today’s ARM announcements is on major launch of the first CPU cores to support ARM’s DynamIQ topology – the Cortex-A55 and Cortex-A75...

9 by Ryan Smith on 5/29/2017

NVIDIA Announces GeForce MX150: Entry-Level Pascal for Laptops, Just in Time for Computex

This morning NVIDIA has taken the wraps off of a new video card for laptops, the GeForce MX150. Aimed at the entry-level market for discrete GPUs – that is...

15 by Ryan Smith on 5/26/2017

SK Hynix Advances Graphics DRAM: GDDR6 Added to Catalogue, GDDR5 Gets Faster

SK Hynix has added GDDR6 memory chips to its product catalogue, revealing their general specifications and launch timeframe sometimes in Q4 2017. As expected, the new GDDR6 ICs will...

17 by Anton Shilov on 5/20/2017

AMD Updates GPU Architecture Roadmap: After Navi Comes “Next Gen”

While the big GPU-related announcement out of today’s AMD Financial Analyst day was the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, as part of his presentation, AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster also offered...

21 by Ryan Smith on 5/17/2017

AMD Unveils the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: Vega Starts in the Pros

It feels like the build-up to Vega has been just shy of forever. And in a way it has been: AMD first announced the architecture back in March of...

134 by Ryan Smith on 5/17/2017

ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTX 1080 Ti ArcticStorm Liquid-Cooled Graphics Card

Following what seems to be an industry pattern at the moment, ZOTAC has just announced their very own highly customized and liquid-cooled GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. Out of the...

4 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/16/2017

Inno3D Debuts Single Slot GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Inno3D has added a new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti-based video card to its lineup. The Inno3D GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (1-Slot Edition) graphics adapter uses a single-slot cooling...

4 by Anton Shilov on 5/11/2017

NVIDIA Volta Unveiled: GV100 GPU and Tesla V100 Accelerator Announced

Today at their annual GPU Technology Conference keynote, NVIDIA's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the company's first Volta GPU and Volta products. Taking aim at the very high end of...

179 by Ryan Smith on 5/10/2017

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