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Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB review: one of the best midrange GPUs you can buy today

Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB review: one of the best midrange GPUs you can buy today If you’ve read our coverage of the Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1070, you’ll recognize the GTX 1060’s cooler and fan layouts.The Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1060 and G1 Gaming 1070 both use the same Xtreme Software Tuner, so I’ll refer you back to the GTX 1070 review if you have specific questions.

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together Now, there’s talk that Apple might switch back to Nvidia.As for the proverbial feather in Nvidia’s cap, Apple occupies a weird spot in the overall PC market.

Intel launches Stratix 10: Altera FPGA combined with ARM CPU, 14nm manufacturing

Intel launches Stratix 10: Altera FPGA combined with ARM CPU, 14nm manufacturing When Intel bought Altera last year, there was speculation on how we’d see future FPGA products fit within Intel’s existing product lines.The new Stratix 10 family does contain a microprocessor — but it’s an ARM-based design, not an Intel chip.

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from Imagination Technologies.According to a new report, however, Apple has been building its own GPU cores for years — it’s just that no one noticed.

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 - and nobody noticed

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 - and nobody noticed Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from Imagination Technologies.According to a new report, however, Apple has been building its own GPU cores for years — it’s just that no one noticed.

Apple unveils new MacBook Pros, but skips the iMac and Mac Pro

Apple unveils new MacBook Pros, but skips the iMac and Mac Pro Buyers who are looking for a MacBook Pro at a price that won’t break the bank have the option to buy a 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2015 with CPU options ranging from 2.While both machines offer 2560×1440 panels, the old MacBook Pro has a maximum brightness of 300nits with an SRGB color gamut.

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.

Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some massive battery life problems

Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some massive battery life problems If you can live with the restrictions Apple puts on the MacBook Pro and don’t mind the price, most reviews have suggested these are solid follow-ups, with the Touch Bar offering some interesting capabilities and long-term potential.Now that laptops are shipping in volume, however, some readers are chiming in about massive battery life problems.

AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence

AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence It’s still fairly early days for the AI and deep learning markets, and AMD could definitely use the cash — but what’s it going to bring to the table?(It’s not clear how much AI and deep learning workloads depend on RAM, but AMD presumably wouldn’t sell the chip into this market if it didn’t have a viable use-case for it.

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.

Nintendo Switch's CPU, GPU clock speeds revealed

Nintendo Switch's CPU, GPU clock speeds revealed Last week, news leaked that Nintendo’s upcoming Switch wasn’t based on Pascal at all.But what’s truly surprising are the SoCs CPU and GPU clock speeds — if accurate, the Switch is going to be more handicapped than I thought.

Nvidia offering 'PC Gaming Revival' kits to make old hardware fresh again

Nvidia offering 'PC Gaming Revival' kits to make old hardware fresh again The company has unveiled what its calling a PC Gaming Revival Kit, and while the hardware is currently only being stocked in Spanish-speaking countries, we suspect this kind of bundle could come stateside relatively easily if Nvidia sees strong uptake.These sorts of hardware products used to be more common, particularly when CD-ROMs and multimedia capabilities started to debut in consumer hardware.

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.

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.

450mm silicon wafers aren't happening any time soon as major consortium collapses

450mm silicon wafers aren't happening any time soon as major consortium collapses A few years ago, multiple high-end companies were backing the idea of moving from 300mm to 450mm silicon wafers.Historically, moving to larger wafers was a critical way that foundries and fabs cut prices and improved yields.

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.

Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs

Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs After months in beta, Intel has announced official Vulkan support for Skylake and Kaby Lake GPUs.4590 driver is the first release to add full Vulkan API support (previous releases were all various flavors of beta).

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here's what we'd like to see

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here's what we'd like to see The Xbox One was a multimedia system where you could watch TV and game (despite lacking a DVR).The PS4 / PS4 Pro have outsold the Xbox One by nearly 2:1 (an estimated 28.

AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing

AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing Unlike previous benchmark results, the data below is from production systems with Turbo Mode enabled on both AMD and Intel chips.4GHz base clock, 3.