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Nintendo Switch Uses a Standard Tegra X1 Chip

Nintendo Switch Uses a Standard Tegra X1 Chip Despite Nvidia's claims of a "custom" Tegra chip, a breakdown and analysis reveals the Switch uses the exact same X1 in the Shield Android TV.Way back in December of last year, when we were first learning about the Nintendo Switch's internal specs, Nvidia claimed that a custom Tegra chip would be used in the console.

ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones

ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones Dubbed DynamIQ, the CPU developer has created a CPU design that expands the idea of big.Here’s how ARM describes its own DynamIQ technology: The introduction of DynamIQ is an evolutionary step forward for ARM big.

Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor

Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor Ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, it’s been cagey about the exact details of the platform.But there’s been some question as to whether the Switch contained a bog standard Tegra chip, or if there was something a little more exciting inside it.

New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements

New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements For the last few years, there’s been an ongoing debate about the benefits and advantages (or lack thereof) surrounding DirectX 12.The answer to whether DirectX 12 was better or worse than DirectX 11 boils down to “It depends.

reasons to use gpu other than gaming

reasons to use gpu other than gaming Do people use for anything other than gaming?Matt 'I Anonymous (( Fri).

Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors

Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors 9GHz base, 3.7GHz base, 3.

Gaming April Fools Day Round-up

Gaming April Fools Day Round-up Every year, a multitude of tech and gaming companies participate in April Fools day by trying to prank as many people as possible with the silliest-yest-still-somewhat-believable announcements they can think of.Hearthstone's April Fools joke references a long-standing World of Warcraft quest, which involves finding NPC Mankirk's Wife in the barrens.

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.

The New Nvidia Titan XP is Here, and It's Glorious

The New Nvidia Titan XP is Here, and It's Glorious The new Titan XP takes it place at the top of the graphics card food chain.The Nvidia Titan series of graphics cards were introduced as an ultra-high end super-powerful solution to people with more money than they know what to do with.

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.

The Nvidia Shield is Finally Awesome And Totally Worth It

The Nvidia Shield is Finally Awesome And Totally Worth It I’ve spent a few weeks with the latest shield, and I’ve been continually impressed with its flexibility and genuine utility.Plus, if you’re into whole home automation thing, the Shield, much like Google Home and Amazon’s Echo, works seamlessly with a Belkin WeMo or any Nest device.

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.

Microsoft's Project Scorpio picks up FreeSync, but VR support remains hazy

Microsoft's Project Scorpio picks up FreeSync, but VR support remains hazy Last week we discussed the new Project Scorpio Xbox refresh, and what the enhanced gaming capabilities can do in terms of 4K and VR support.The original Xbox One isn’t thought to have put as much emphasis on HSA as the PS4 did, but Xbox Scorpio could change that, too.

Origin PC's Newest Gaming Laptop Offers Portable Performance for Under $1,000

Origin PC's Newest Gaming Laptop Offers Portable Performance for Under $1,000 The newest version of Origin PC's EON15-S gaming laptop offers up gaming performance in a portable package for under $1,000.If you're one of those folks that prefers their PC games on a laptop instead of a traditional desktop, then the new Origin PC EON15-S might be the perfect marriage of performance and price.

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.

HTC unveils bundle pairing the Vive headset with an Nvidia GTX 1070

HTC unveils bundle pairing the Vive headset with an Nvidia GTX 1070 The company will bundle the headset with other hardware, offering financing options to allow the package to be paid off on a monthly basis.Users who simply need to upgrade their current rig will be able to purchase an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition graphics card alongside a Vive headset for $1,000.

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.

From automated cars to AI, Nvidia powers the future with hardcore gaming hardware

From automated cars to AI, Nvidia powers the future with hardcore gaming hardware He talked us through the green team’s plan for a future that ranges from traditional gaming hardware to cutting-edge AI development.“You have to have a powerful system with adequate software to handle the learning part of the equation,” Palaric said.