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Tuesday, February 09, 2016
An evolution of the existing GDDR5 specification, GDDR5X was developed with a focus on increased data rates in the range of 10-14Gb/s, essentially doubling the bandwidth of today’s mainstream GDDR5 devices.
Friday, February 05, 2016
Nvidia won a patent-infringement trial brought by Samsung Electronics over memory chip technology.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
AMD's new FirePro S7150 and S7150 x2 server GPUs, announced today, boost graphics processing on remote desktops with virtual GPUs.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
AMD is approaching the open source community with the GPUOpen site, which is geared toward helping developers provide the best experiences for users on consoles and PCs.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Nvidia has launched the GeForce GT 710 graphics card, a very affordable graphics solution designed to replace your integrated graphics chip of your PC.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
JEDEC Solid State Technology Association today announced the publication of JESD232 Graphics Double Data Rate (GDDR5X) SGRAM -- a new standard that will enable higher memory performance in the graphics market.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
AMD is collaborating with Tencent Games to bring new features, performance and functionality to "Monster Hunter Online (MHO)" in January, a massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) for the China market.
Monday, January 11, 2016
The Radeon R9 Nano graphics card was priced at a premium when it finally hit the shelved late last year at $650. But it's time for AMD to slash the card's price to $500, effective immediately.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Imagination Technologies introduced at CES two new PowerVR Rogue GPU IP cores designed to enable the creation of advanced high definition graphics using photography-based applications in their devices.
Monday, January 04, 2016
NVIDIA today unveiled at CES a VR-ready program to help gamers navigate their way to virtual reality experiences.
Confirming previous rumors, AMD on Monday unveiled its the 'Polaris' graphics architecture, which brings new fourth-gen GCN cores, a new memory controller, new multimedia cores, and a new geometry processor.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
A judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) this week issued his initial determination that Nvidia had infringed three of Samsung’s patents.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The latest GeForce Experience Beta is introducing in-game screenshot capture, editing and 4K upload to Imgur, plus a host of new broadcasting features for Twitch and YouTube Live.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
AMD plans to offer developers low-level access to its GPUs next year through GPUOpen, a program almost similar to Nvidia’s GameWorks program.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
AMD's new Radeon Technologies Group on Tuesday announced its FreeSync variable refresh rate technology will soon be working with over HDMI ports. The company will also support DisplayPort in its upcoming GPUs and will bring high dynamic range (HDR) gaming and movies.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Today at Autodesk University 2015, AMD unveiled the AMD FirePro W4300 professional graphics card that fits both small form factor (SFF) and tower workstations.
Monday, November 30, 2015
AMD's recently announced Crimson drivers, which replaced the Catalyst name and software, appear to cause overheating problems to graphics cards.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
AMD has stopped offering additional driver releases for the AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series (HD 8400 and below), Radeon HD 7000 Series (HD 7600 and below), Radeon HD 6000 Series, and Radeon HD 5000 Series graphics cards, saying that they have reached "peak performance optimization."
The recent formation of the Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) has made the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition graphics software suite available for download.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Today, AMD introduced the newest member of the Radeon family: the AMD Radeon R9 380X GPU, conceived to play demanding games at high details at 1080p and 1440p.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
AMD and EA are teaming up to offer free copies of Star Wars Battlefront (2015) to buyers of select AMD Radeon R9 Fury graphics card before the end of January 2016.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Nvidia is currently ahead from AMD in the graphics card market, but is seems that AMD's latest Fury graphics cards attacted some more gamers during the third quarter of 2015.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
With the debut of the GTX 950 XTREME GAMING graphics card, GIGABYTE, is ready to roll out five more factory-oveclocked cards in its XTREME GAMING lineup.
Although the PC graphics semiconductor industry continues to decline, shipments increased in the third quarter, reflecting the overall global increase in consumer confidence. GPU sales, integrated and discrete, desktop and notebook were up significantly from the last quarter.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla M40 and the M4 server-based graphics processors, both designed for deep learning training, purpose-built to reduce training time, video transcoding, image processing, and machine learning inference that offloads demanding applications.
Monday, November 09, 2015
At the VRX 2015 conference in San Francisco today Nvidia announced a partnership with Epic Games to put the GameWorks VR technology, including Multi-Resolution Shading and VR SLI, into the Unreal Engine 4.
Nvidia has released the new GeForce Game Ready 358.91 WHQL drivers for Fallout 4, Star Wars Battlefront, and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
Nvidia published third quarter strong financial results on Thursday. The company saw its revenue to be increased by 7 percent year over year to $1.305 billion, a grpwth driven driven by GeForce GTX GPUs and automotive systems.
Nvidia has made available the NVIDIA NVS 810 graphics board, a small in size graphics card designed to power multi-display digital signage installations.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Nvidia is using a $100K giveaway to encourage PC gamers to register with GeForce Experience before it becomes mandatory for access to game-ready, day one drivers.
Monday, November 02, 2015
AMD is replacing the Catalyst Control Center, Radeon’s software hub since the old ATI days, with the Radeon Software Crimson - a software ready to go toe-to-toe with Nvidia’s GeForce Experience.
Monday, October 26, 2015
It looks like upcoming graphics cards will be equipped with GDDR5X memory, an extension of the well established SGRAM standard that will double the prefetch of GDRR5.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Despite the declining sales and layoffs, AMD plans to update its entire graphics portfolio next year with the release of the "Arctic Islands" family of GPUs, which will cover everything from mobile and desktop as well be used in AMD's custom chip business.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
GIGABYTE has announced the GeForce GTX 980 WATERFORCE (GV-N980WAOC-4GD) that comes with an all-In-one, closed-loop liquid cooler.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Nvidia is bolstering the GeForce Experience Share streaming capabilities by adding 1920x1080 60 FPS YouTube Live Streaming and 1920x1080 60 FPS Twitch Streaming, and upgraded its PC-to-SHIELD-to-TV GameStream technology with 4K 60 FPS 5.1 Surround Sound support for SHIELD Android TV.
Friday, October 02, 2015
AMD today announced that the new Dell Precision 3510, 7510, and 7710 mobile workstations are powered by AMD FirePro mobile GPUs.
NVIDIA has announced the Quadro M Mobile series. based on Maxwell GPUs, the new chips are Nvidia's response to Intel's mobile Xeon, the Xeon E3-1500M v5.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
AMD has anounced multiple new discrete AMD Embedded Radeon graphics options suitable for multiple form factors.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Nvidia is making the full desktop-class GTX 980 (with 2048 cores) available made available in an MXM format for notebooks as well as integrated designs with the new GeForce GTX 980 GPU.
Monday, September 21, 2015
A report from Korea says that Nvidia will get second generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) for its upcoming Pascal GPU by both SK hynix and Samsung Electronics.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Corsair's new Hydro GFX is a liquid cooled GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card developed in partnership with MSI.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
AMD is promoting Raja Koduri (47) to senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, reporting to president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. In his expanded role, Koduri is responsible for overseeing all aspects of graphics technologies used in AMD’s APU, discrete GPU, semi-custom, and GPU compute products.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
AJA, Adobe, Avid, Blackmagic Design, The Foundry and The Pixel Farm will demonstrate efficient workflows based on the AMD FirePro professional graphics integration at IBC 2015.
Monday, August 31, 2015
NVIDIA today launched NVIDIA GRID 2.0, the company's Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) GPU technology that delivers graphics-intensive applications to any connected device virtually.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Besides the launch of the AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card yesterday, AMD also 'quietly' launched the Radeon R9 370X, with availability starting in China.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
In two weeks from now you'll be able get your hands on the new AMD's Radeon Nano, the final entry in the company's high-end graphics card lineup based on new GPU architecture and High-Bandwidth Memory.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Nvidia has introduced the GTX950, a less-expensive model of its latest 900 series GeForce graphic processing unit (GPU), targeting gamers.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Discrete GPUs continue to slip as embedded GPUs in the CPU and APU bring better performance for free. The erosion of the low end of the market by tablets seems to have subsided, and even tablet sales were off for the second quarter in a row, according to Jon Peddie Research (JPR).
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Nvidia has released two Maxwell-based Quadro graphics cards - the M5000 and M4000.
Monday, August 10, 2015
The Khronos Group, an open consortium of hardware and software companies, today announced expanded scope and momentum for its family of open standard 3D graphics APIs.
Friday, August 07, 2015
Nvidia reported a rise in second-quarter revenue and gave an optimistic revenue forecast for the current quarter, helped by strong demand for its graphic chips used in gaming and cars.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
A new tool that circulates in online forums could help you coax more performance out of your AMD Radeon graphics card bu unlocking the disabled cores of the Hawaii, Tonga and Fiji GPUs.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
NVIDIA is offering the 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' game for free with the purchase of qualifying GeForce products.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
AMD recently released the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X GPU, the company's most advanced GPU for the enthusiast market. Now comes the Fury -- the AMD Radeon R9 Fury GPU. The air-cooled Radeon R9 Fury GPU will be available starting Tuesday, July 14th from add-in card suppliers.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
AMD's new AMD Catalyst 15.7 Driver update is available for download. It delivers support for Windows 10 and the DirectX 12 API, and is a primary ingredient for users to get the most out of their AMD APU and GPU solutions.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
AMD today announced the new AMD FirePro S9170 server GPU, a 32GB single-GPU server card for DGEMM heavy double-precision workloads, with support for OpenCL 2.0.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The first reviews for AMD's first graphics card based on the "Fiji" GPU with High Bandwidth Memory (HMB) onboard show that the Radeon R9 Fury X does not outperform the rival and identically priced Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Today, Lenovo announced their first compute stick, the Lenovo ideacentre Stick 300.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Following the recent introduction of the new Radeaon 300 series of graphics cards and the flagship, HBM-enabled Radeon R9 Fury X during the E3 game show, AMD is now official launching details about the new 360, 380 and 390 models, which are product refreshes based on existing AMD GPUs.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
AMD today unveiled its line of next-generation AMD Radeon graphics cards at a live webcast held in Los Angeles. The new R9 Fury series are the first graphics cards to take advantage High Bandwidth Memory to deliver new performance land power consumption evels.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Building on Intel's Computex announcement of new 5th Generation Intel Core mobile and desktop processors with integrated Intel Iris Pro graphics, Intel has launched new graphics drivers and new gaming-focused webpages.
Monday, June 01, 2015
NVIDIA has just announced at Computex its latest GPU targeting hardcore gamers, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti. The company also unveiled the Mobile G-Sync for laptops, Windowed G-Sync support for laptops and desktops, new G-Sync desktop monitors, along with an update to the company's suite of VR technologies.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Pictures of Nvidia's upcoming Geforce GTX980Ti grahics card have "leaked" online, while AMD is also teasing gamers with a picture of a new AMD a new video card, which will be the first to feature High Bandwidth Memory.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
AMD today provided more details about the High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) technology that will be features in the company's upcoming GPUs and is expected to replace GDDR.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Overall shipments of GPUs found in PCs were down during the first quarter of 2015 - AMD slipped 17%, Nvidia fell 13.5%, and Intel saw a 12% slip.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Nvidia published a mixed bag of first quarter financial results and a lower-than-expected revenue for the second quarter, weighed down by lower demand for its graphic processor units due to a fall in personal computer sales.
AMD's new OEM mobile Radeon M300 series and the OEM desktop Radeon 300 Series are actually based on existing GPUs and have subtle spec changes compared to previous offerings.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
During this week's BUILD conference in San Francisco, Nvidia impressed the audience with two very realistic game demos powered by Microsoft’s new DirectX 12 application programming interface (API) and NVIDIA GeForce graphics.
Friday, May 01, 2015
AMD is pushing back plans to support Crossfire configurations for its Freesync monitors.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Multi-threaded "command buffer recording" and "async shaders" are two big features of the base DirectX 12 specification, each harboring great potential to extract more performance and image quality out of existing hardware.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Nvidia had provided an update on the recent developments related to the company's patent dispute against Samsung, as the company countersued Samsung.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Samsung Electronics has reportedly won a contract to manufacture Nvidia's new graphic processing unit (GPU) chips on 14-nanometer processing technology.
Friday, March 27, 2015
3DMark producer Futuremark has developed a benchmarking routine to demonstrate the potential performance gains from the the Direct X API and AMD has put the new benchmark to the test.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Futuremark introduced its new 3DMark API Overhead feature test - the first independent test for measuring differences in DirectX 12, DirectX 11 and Mantle API performance.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Samsung Electronics has been confirmed to be one of Nvidia's chip manufacturing partner, besides TSMC.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Two days after the announcement of the Geforce Titan X graphics card, Nvidia is back again with GM200 and is set to launch it in their new professional graphics counterpart, the Quadro M6000. The company also refreshed its Iray Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) network-attached render server.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Nvidia announced its next flagship graphics card, the $999 Titan X sporting eight billion transistors. In addition, the company provided details about its next-generation Pascal GPU architecture, the DIGITS Deep Learning GPU Training System for data scientists and the DIGITS DevBox hardware for deep learning appliances.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Nvidia is filling out today its GTX 900M lineup by introducing the GeForce GTX 960M and 950M, which promise to deliver high levels of gaming performance wrapped inside sleek notebook designs.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Nvidia announced Tuesday that it's giving away copies of The Witcher 3 with the purchase of a GeForce GTX 960, 970, or 980 graphics card.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang appeared on stage at a Game Developer Conference presentation from Epic Games and surpsised everyone with the announcement of the new flagship GeForce Titan X graphics card.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
The Khronos Group announced today Vulkan, its next generation API for high performance 3D graphics and GPU-based computation. At the same time, after a year and a half, AMD appears to be sunsetting its original Mantle gaming API.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun used a blop post to apologize for the inconvenience caused the "segmented memory" of the GeForce GTX 970 graphics card.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Shipments of graphics processors dropped 3.4% in Q4, with Nvidia to gain 3% in Q4 from last quarter, while both Intel and AMD dropped by 4% and 7%, according to the latest data released by Jon Peddie Research.
Nvidia may be taken to court over "misleading" customers about the capabilities of the GTX 970 graphics car, and "false" claims about the card's on board memory.
Following a recent lock down of overclocking of their mobile GPUs, Nvidia has decided to allow such an action.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Nvidia's latest graphics drivers disable overclocking for the mobile Series 900.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Nvidia on Wednesday posted high quarterly results as the graphics chipmaker sought to sharpen its focus on high-end automobiles.
Friday, February 06, 2015
The first DirectX 12 benchmarks have hit the web and confirm that the new new API offer ssignificant performance and CPU scaling benefit.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
AMD and its partners have leveraged the furor surrounding the Nvidia GeForce GTX 970’s memory allocation performance, dropping prices on the high-end Radeon R9 290X.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Over the past couple of weeks there has been quite a bit of online chatter on the subject of VRAM allocation on the new GeForce GTX 970. Nvidia has released a statement on the matter.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Following the release of Maxwell-based GTX 980 and GTX 970 GPUs for the high-end of the market, Nvidia i sbringing the succesfull GPU architecture to mainstream gamers with the release of the GeForce GTX 960 and the GM206 GPU.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Intel has released a new graphics driver that promises to boost 4K video playback (HEVC), play VP9 videos using Chrome and expands Open CL and Open GL extension support.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The USITC will hear Nvidia's case against Samsung but will also allow Samsung's case against Nvidia and a dozen other small partners of Nvidia.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Microsoft's Direct3D 12 could be efficient and powerful enough to allow graphics engines to render CGI-quality game scenes in real time.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
AMD has announced the availability of the Catalyst Omega drivers, marking the beginning of a new driver release schedule for the company and adding new features including Virtual Super Resolution, a technology similar to Nvidia's Dynamic Super Resolution.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Samsung Electronics has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) seeking to block Nvidia's GPUs from the U.S. market, Bloomberg reported.
Monday, November 17, 2014
NVIDIA has added the Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerator to its Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, designed for machine learning, data analytics, scientific, and high performance computing (HPC) applications.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
As it was expected, Samsung Electronics has accused Nvidia of infringing several of its chip patents and for making false claims about its products, following a suit afiled by Nvidia gainst the Korean company (and Qualcomm) in September.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A couple of months ago Nvidia showcased a recreated the famous photo from the lunar landing that took place 45 years ago in order to showcase the Voxel Global Illumination (VXGI) feature of Maxwell 2.0 GPUs. Now this demo is available for download.

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