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Today NVIDIA announced their earnings for the second quarter of their 2020 fiscal year, which ended on July 28. NVIDIA made tremendous gains during the cryptocurrency boom, and as we saw in Q1, the company has had to deal with the loss of the crypto sales which contributed a lot of revenue to their bottom line in the last year or two. Revenue for Q2 2020 came in at $2.579 billion, which is down 17% from a year ago, and while gross margin was also down 350 bps, it was still a healthy 59.8%. Operating income for the quarter was down 51% to $571 million, and net income was down 50% to $552 million. This resulted in earnings-per-share coming in at $0.90, down 49%...

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...

111 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)...

9 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...

4 by Nate Oh on 8/27/2018

AMD's 7nm CPUs & GPUs To Be Fabbed by TSMC, on Track for 2018 - 2019

With the announcement that its long-time manufacturing partner (and outright former fab) GlobalFoundries is dropping out of the race for bleeding-edge manufacturing nodes, the second big question of the...

28 by Ryan Smith & Anton Shilov on 8/27/2018

AMD Wins Patent Infringement Case Against Vizio & Others; Vizio Ordered To Cease Some TV Imports

AMD has won a round in its legal battle against makers of TVs at the United States International Trade Commission (US ITC). The Commission found that Vizio and Sigma...

58 by Anton Shilov on 8/24/2018

Turing Custom: A Quick Look At Upcoming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti & 2080 Cards

Following NVIDIA’s announcement of its latest GeForce RTX 20-series GPUs on Monday, its board partners also introduced their custom-built offerings based on the new processors. As is usually the...

48 by Anton Shilov on 8/23/2018

NVIDIA Teases GeForce RTX 2080 Performance Numbers, Announces Ansel RTX

Concluding their Gamescom festivities for their newly-introduced GeForce RTX 20-series, NVIDIA has revealed a bit more about the hardware, its features, and its expected performance this evening. Tonight NVIDIA...

93 by Nate Oh on 8/22/2018

Hands-on with the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti: Real-time Raytracing in Games

After yesterday’s announcement from NVIDIA, we finally know what’s coming: the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, GeForce RTX 2080, and GeForce RTX 2070. So naturally, after the keynote in the...

104 by Nate Oh on 8/21/2018

AnandTech at Hot Chips 30: Our 2018 Show Coverage

The last couple of days have been a whirlwind of coverage at two key events: Hot Chips, the semiconductor industry conference regarding new product designs, and some minor thing...

57 by Ian Cutress on 8/21/2018

NVIDIA Announces the GeForce RTX 20 Series: RTX 2080 Ti & 2080 on Sept. 20th, RTX 2070 in October

NVIDIA’s Gamescom 2018 keynote just wrapped up, and as many have been expecting since it was announced last month, NVIDIA is getting ready to launch their next generation of...

224 by Ryan Smith on 8/20/2018

Hot Chips 2018: AMD APU Optimization Live Blog (Noon PT, 7pm UTC)

AMD is also at Hot Chips, speaking about Raven Ridge and its APUs. The key elements to this talk will be the optimizations made for Raven Ridge, specifically around...

9 by Ian Cutress on 8/20/2018

Hot Chips 2018: Intel on Graphics Live Blog (11:30am PT, 6:30pm UTC)

Intel is talking graphics! We're expecting a lot of discussion about Kaby Lake G, with Radeon graphics, however the slide deck is going to talk a lot about power...

8 by Ian Cutress on 8/20/2018

NVIDIA GeForce Gamescom 2018 Keynote Live Blog

Join us here at noon ET for NVIDIA's Gamescom 2018 keynote. CEO Jensen Huang will once again be taking the stage at this GeForce-branded event, so we're expecting some...

88 by Nate Oh & Ryan Smith on 8/20/2018

OSS Unveils Magma ExpressBox 3T-V3-eGPU TB3 Enclosures for NVIDIA Quadro Cards

One Stop Systems has introduced its first external boxes for video cards, which will be offered with factory-installed NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics adapters. The Magma ExpressBox 3T-V3-eGPU enclosures are...

8 by Anton Shilov on 8/17/2018

NVIDIA Announces Q2 FY 2019 Results: Record Revenue

This afternoon NVIDIA announced their earnings for the second quarter of their 2019 fiscal year. As has been the trend over the last couple of years, NVIDIA continues to...

15 by Brett Howse on 8/16/2018

Khronos Group Releases Neural Network Exchange Format 1.0, Showcases First Public OpenXR Demo

Today at SIGGRAPH the Khronos Group, the industry consortium behind OpenGL and Vulkan, announced the ratification and public release of their Neural Network Exchange Format (NNEF), now finalized as...

8 by Nate Oh on 8/14/2018

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