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Nvidia absolutely crushes its quarterly earnings, has its first $2 billion quarter

Nvidia absolutely crushes its quarterly earnings, has its first $2 billion quarter Other sources, like Quadro, grew a modest 9%, but nothing like the leap that gaming GPUs saw.Data center revenue grew by 59% as well, though this was much smaller in absolute terms ($230 million in data center sales, versus over $1 billion in gaming revenue).

Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500 This year, Nvidia has made its own entry — and no, I don’t mean that Nvidia is powering someone else’s system, or that the company collaborated with a different firm.According to Nvidia, the new machine is 2.

GPU sales surged in 2016 on strong demand for high-end desktop, laptop gaming

GPU sales surged in 2016 on strong demand for high-end desktop, laptop gaming After Nvidia’s record-breaking quarter earlier this month, it was clear that the overall gaming market had to be in fairly good shape.No matter where you look, overall gaming shipments are up — but the gains from those improvements aren’t being spread equally between AMD and Nvidia.

Report: Nintendo Switch is Maxwell-based, built on 20nm technology

Report: Nintendo Switch is Maxwell-based, built on 20nm technology This strategy has had decidedly mixed results, and with the Nintendo Switch, there was speculation that the company might have adopted a fundamentally different approach.Sources have stated that the SoC inside the Nintendo Switch is built on Maxwell, not Pascal, and uses 20nm technology, presumably from TSMC.

Could Nintendo's Switch pack 1080p or 1440p support after all?

Could Nintendo's Switch pack 1080p or 1440p support after all? His series of tweets is below: The USB-C over DisplayPort tweet implies that the Nintendo Switch is using USB-C’s Alternate Mode for DisplayPort support with a USB 3.Game developers might have the option to target 720p (native tablet resolution) or upscale a 540p output to 1080p.

The Nintendo Switch won't feature a user-replaceable battery

The Nintendo Switch won't feature a user-replaceable battery So far, confirmed news on Nintendo’s Switch is difficult to come by.We know the chip is based on Nvidia technology, we know it’s a hybrid console, and we know it’ll feature detachable controllers.

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega These entry-level to midrange cards would be followed by a full high-end refresh based on a new GPU design, codenamed Vega.One of the most common misconceptions about GPU RAM allocation and the popular freeware utility GPU-Z is that GPU-Z is capable of telling you how much RAM the GPU is actually using.

Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2

Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2 Now Nvidia has announced the Quadro GP100 — an ultra-high end GPU based on the full Pascal implementation, with HBM2 attached as well.In fact, the Quadro GP100 offers less FLOPS performance than the GP102-derived P6000.

Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel?

Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel? Today, Nvidia launched the GTX 1080 Ti ($699), its new highest-end consumer GPU.The GTX 1080 Ti is a GP102-based design with 3,584 GPU cores, 224 texture units, and 88 ROPS (3584:224:88).

Rumor: Nvidia's Volta to be built on TSMC's 'new' 12nm process

Rumor: Nvidia's Volta to be built on TSMC's 'new' 12nm process Details on the chip are scarce, though Nvidia has previously given guidance that Volta would be its first HBM2 product and would feature a stacked memory architecture.Now, rumors are flying that the chip will actually be built on TSMC’s “new” 12nm node.

Nier: Automata's Most Human Character Is An Alien Machine

Nier: Automata's Most Human Character Is An Alien Machine Nier: Automata is a game that explores the meaning and consequence of being human, despite not featuring a single actual human in its primary narrative.At the onset of Nier: Automata the androids’ world is black and white, at times literally so.

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads Several years ago, Google began working on its own custom software for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads, dubbed TensorFlow.Now, Google has released some performance data for their TPU and how it compares to Intel’s Haswell CPUs and Nvidia’s K80 (Kepler-based) data center dual GPU.

Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support

Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support Now, Nvidia is rectifying that issue with a full-fat GP102 part — the Titan Xp.The Titan Xp sports 3840 cores, 240 texture units, and 96 ROPS, compared with the 1080 Ti’s 3584:224:88 configuration.

MacOS drivers for Nvidia Pascal graphics cards are coming soon

MacOS drivers for Nvidia Pascal graphics cards are coming soon This has some wondering if add-in graphics cards may be making a comeback in Apple systems.Although hardly known for their gaming capability, Apple desktop systems used to have the option for a PCIExpress graphics card.

Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google's TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks

Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google's TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks Here’s Nvidia: Nvidia’s claim that the TPU has 13x the performance of K80 is provisionally true, but there’s a snag.The net result of these improvements, according to Nvidia, is that the P40 offers 26x more inference performance than one die of a K80.

Nvidia launches MacOS beta drivers for its latest Pascal graphics cards

Nvidia launches MacOS beta drivers for its latest Pascal graphics cards Nvidia wasn’t kidding or just trying to curry favor when it said it planned to release MacOS-compatible drivers for its latest-generation Pascal graphics cards.However, those users and anyone running a Hackintosh now have the option of more powerful graphics, thanks to the new Pascal drivers.

AMD's RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results

AMD's RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results We’ll cover the other announcements, like the RX 550, RX 560, and RX 570 in a separate post.In this review, we’re diving into the RX 580 and how it performs relative to 2016’s RX 480 and the GTX 1060.

AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550

AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550 While our review focuses on the RX 580, AMD is also shipping new SKUs for the RX 460 and 470, as well as a new part, the RX 550.The RX 560 and RX 570 are both iterative improvements of the RX 460 and RX 470 GPUs AMD launched nearly a year ago.

Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of

Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of Over the past year, it’s often seemed as if Microsoft and Netflix have done everything they could possibly do to prevent 4K streaming on PCs.While 4K started rolling out on Netflix several years ago, only a handful of smart TVs were supported.