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Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture SAN JOSE, CA–A first-time attendee to Nvidia’s flagship GTC conference this week could be forgiven for thinking Nvidia was an AI company.The capstone was the announcement of Nvidia’s new Volta architecture and V100 chip.

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology But as far as GPU performance is concerned, outside its models with EDRAM, AMD is still considered to have an overall edge.In a statement sent to Barrons, Intel stated, “The recent rumors that Intel has licensed AMD’s graphics technology are untrue.

Nvidia-powered Max-Q Gaming Laptops Will Be Thinner and More Powerful

Nvidia-powered Max-Q Gaming Laptops Will Be Thinner and More Powerful Most gaming laptops are very obviously gaming laptops thanks to their substantial girth and weight.By optimizing performance, Max-Q can make gaming laptops with a desktop-class GTX 1080 almost as thin as a standard ultraportable notebook.

Dell Launches AMD-Powered All-in-Ones, Gaming Desktops

Dell Launches AMD-Powered All-in-Ones, Gaming Desktops The consumer DIY market, while important, is only a fraction the size of the market Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asus, and other PC vendors collectively command.At Computex this week, Dell and AMD jointly announced a new set of systems that will feature AMD’s Ryzen CPUs and some of the company’s recently launched RX 500 GPUs as well.

Microsoft Adds Local Multiplayer From the Original Xbox to the Xbox One X

Microsoft Adds Local Multiplayer From the Original Xbox to the Xbox One X Marketing director head Alex Penello confirmed in a tweet that these options would be available across all four Xbox platforms (the first Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One / One S, and the upcoming Xbox One X).The Xbox 360 emulation in the Xbox One sometimes produces results that are superior to the Xbox 360’s own native performance.

GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET

GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET Now, GlobalFoundries is making a serious push of its own with early 7nm technology availability and volume production currently planned for the back half of 2018.That’s the news from Saratoga today, where GF announced that its 7nm LP node (LP = Leading Performance) is ready for partners to begin planning their designs.

In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale Earlier this April, Imagination Technologies announced that it would no longer provide key graphics IP to Apple within 15 to 24 months (July 2018 to April 2019).The plan, at least initially, was to double down on its core graphics business, which has produced the bulk of the company’s revenue in recent years.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost There’s a number of new capabilities baked into the update, but we’re going to focus on two of the gaming-centric ones in particular.This is a major addition that’s been missing for far too long, and we’re thrilled to see it in the Fall Creators Update.

Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs

Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs Now, a major Hyper-Threading flaw has been discovered that can destabilize Intel CPUs based on both Kaby Lake and Skylake — not something Intel needed on the heels of AMD’s new CPUs.The Debian page notes: “You want your system vendor to provide a BIOS/UEFI update that fixes “Intel processor errata KBL095, KBW095 or the similar one for my Kaby Lake processor”.

Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Under the performance tab you’ll find both dedicated memory usage as well as shared memory usage.If you look under the details tab, there is a breakdown of GPU memory by process.

Ethereum Cryptocurrency Mining Continues to Impact NVIDIA and AMD GPU Supply

Ethereum Cryptocurrency Mining Continues to Impact NVIDIA and AMD GPU Supply Graphics cards that were champions of value as recently as two months ago are in extremely short supply or being resold at astronomical prices due to the recent rise of Ethereum mining.The current estimate for annualized global Ethereum mining power consumption is at 4.

PUBG Graphics Guide: Increase Your FPS

PUBG Graphics Guide: Increase Your FPS Let’s go over the graphics settings and what they mean for image quality and performance.This preset is one of the fastest ways to increase or decrease image quality and performance, with swings of up to 50% in framerates.

AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market Last week, we covered rumors that AMD might be raising its GPU prices, as reported by a UK retailer.Right now, the market for AMD GPUs is badly distorted; the cheapest RX Vega is $689, compared to $509 for the cheaper GeForce GTX 1080.

AMD Agrees to Pay $29.5 Million to Settle Fusion APU Litigation

AMD Agrees to Pay $29.5 Million to Settle Fusion APU Litigation Three and a half years ago, a group of investors filed a lawsuit against AMD.Yesterday, AMD agreed to pay $29.

Tesla Working With AMD on Self-Driving Car Processor

Tesla Working With AMD on Self-Driving Car Processor A self-driving vehicle win with a company as prominent as Tesla wouldn’t do much for AMD’s bottom line at this point, given Tesla’s low yearly volume, but it’s a potent PR win.One is that whatever AMD is building for Tesla is entirely separate from the technology Nvidia provides, and that the company intends to use both firms.

AMD Confirms RX Vega Won't Support 3-Way, 4-Way, Crossfire Configurations

AMD Confirms RX Vega Won't Support 3-Way, 4-Way, Crossfire Configurations For the last fourteen years, AMD and Nvidia have both supported multi-GPU configurations.But if you’ve paid attention to any of the discussions of microstutter in mGPU configurations, you know that this doesn’t always work as smoothly as you’d like, even in two-way mGPU configurations.

Oculus and HTC Both Slashed VR Prices, Didn't See Same Benefits

Oculus and HTC Both Slashed VR Prices, Didn't See Same Benefits This past summer saw major price cuts from both Oculus and HTC, with the Oculus Rift temporarily on sale with controllers for just $400, and HTC offering the Vive for $600.19 percent market share, but also claims it has only fallen by 0.

Gaming: Bring Your PC with You: Splashtop® Remo... | Community

At AMD, we’re committed to enabling the best possible PC experiences, and today, we’re helping you bring your desktop PC experience with you on-the-go.You can remotely access your AMD-powered desktop PC from your notebook, tablet or phone so you can stay in the zone, virtually whenever and wherever.

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost A new version of the company’s popular Snapdragon SoC, the Snapdragon 636, has just been announced, and it could give a huge boost to midrange smartphones.The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo cores built-in.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support First of all, Windows 10 now supports mixed reality, which is the company’s combined name for augmented reality and virtual reality.There are a range of mixed reality solutions from Samsung, Acer, Dell, and HP.