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Nvidia might be launching a GTX 960Ti soon

It looks like Nvidia is preparing an answer to AMD’s recently released R9 380x, with a mid-range ‘sweet spot’ card of its own- the GTX 960Ti. Right now, there is a pretty big price and performance gap between the GTX 960 and GTX 970, with the former coming in at …

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Nvidia gets first samples of GP100 from TSMC, begins internal tests

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has successfully produced the first samples of Nvidia Corp.’s code-named GP100 graphics processing unit. Nvidia has already started to test the chip internally and should be on-track to release the GPU commercially in mid-2016. 3DCenter reports that Nvidia has sent the first graphics cards based on the …

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Nvidia changes roadmap: ‘Volta’ is now due in 2018

Nvidia Corp. has slightly changed its roadmap concerning GPU architectures. As it appear, its next-gen GPUs code-named “Pascal” are now due in 2016, whereas their successors will be released only in 2018. Based on a new roadmap that Nvidia showcased at a tech conference in Japan, the company will release its …

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OcUK cuts price of KFA2 GeForce GTX 980 ‘8Pack Edition’ by 10%

Factory-overclocked graphics adapters offer performance and features that are simply not available on add-in-boards designed by developers of graphics processing units. Unfortunately, graphics cards with extreme clock-rates and high overclocking potential also cost considerably more than adapters based on reference designs. Fortunately, from time to time stores offer great deals on them. Overclockers …

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Nvidia: Sales of high-end GeForce GTX GPUs are increasing

It is not a secret that sales of discrete graphics processing units for personal computers are decreasing. In the second quarter of the year shipments of graphics cards for desktop computers dropped to the minimum level in many years. Despite of this, shipments of graphics cards used by gamers are …

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Asus ROG GX700: World’s first liquid-cooled laptop with 4K IPS LCD

Asustek Computer has announced the world’s first notebook with liquid cooling. The system is designed for gamers and can deliver performance on-par with high-end gaming desktops. Thanks to unique cooling solution and microprocessor with unlocked multiplier, the Asus ROG GX700 notebook even supports serious overclocking capabilities. The unique Asus ROG GX700 …

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Nvidia unveils Quadro M4000, M5000 professional graphics cards

Nvidia Corp. has quietly introduced two new professional graphics cards. The new Quadro M4000 and Quadro M5000 adapters are powered by the highly-successful “Maxwell” architecture. The novelties promise to deliver strong performance in graphics applications, but when it comes to computing, the new GPUs will be slower than some of …

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Nvidia: China is shifting to high-end GPUs

Chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp. explained this week the reason why a number of graphics cards makers this year refocused their marketing efforts to higher-end graphics adapters. Apparently, China, one of the world’s largest markets, is shifting to higher-end GPUs, which is generally a good news for both Nvidia …

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K|NGP|N: Overvoltaging alone does not help ‘Maxwell’ to overclock

Nvidia Corp.’s latest graphics processing units based on “Maxwell” architecture are rather good overclockers, but only to a certain degree. According to Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido, a professional overclocker, without extreme methods of cooling (such as use of liquid nitrogen, chiller or other), most “Maxwell” GPUs just do not work at …

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Nvidia is developing new ‘Maxwell’-based Quadro, Tesla cards

Nvidia Corp. is developing three new cards for the professional markets: two new Quadro graphics adapters as well as a new Tesla accelerator for high-performance computing applications. The latest drivers from Nvidia add support for Nvidia Quadro M5000, Quadro M4000 as well as Tesla M60 boards, reports VideoCardz web-site. The …

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Rebadging of graphics adapters: Past, present and future

In the recent years both Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia Corp. sold similar graphics processing units under completely different names, a practice many consider as deceiving. While stagnation in the market of graphics adapters and rebranding of graphics cards is hardly a good thing for the consumer, both GPU developers …

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Asus unveils heavily-overclocked 20th Anniversary GTX 980 Gold Edition

To celebrate 20 years of producing graphics cards, Asustek Computer this week introduced its massively factory-overclocked 20th Anniversary Golden Edition GTX 980 graphics adapter that will be made in limited quantities. The add-in-board packs everything that Asus’ graphics cards have to offer today, including exclusive technologies, advanced cooling solutions, unique …

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Asustek teases ultra-fast GeForce GTX 980 graphics card

Asustek Computer is preparing to launch a yet another factory overclocked GeForce GTX 980-based graphics card. The new graphics adapter promises to become one of the most powerful products based on Nvidia Corp.’s GM204 graphics processing unit. The unknown 20th anniversary gold edition GeForce GTX 980 graphics card fro, Asus …

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Nvidia ‘Pascal’ GPUs to offer up to 10X higher speed than ‘Maxwell’

At its GPU Technology Conference Nvidia Corp. revealed some details about its next-generation code-named “Pascal” architecture of graphics processing units. As expected, the new GPUs will feature numerous innovations that will provide significant benefits in performance in various types of applications. Nvidia noted three key technologies that the “Pascal” GPUs will have: …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 980 hits 2.30GHz, sets new records

Nvidia Corp.’s code-named GM204 graphics processing unit has once again managed to set a new frequency record for graphics processing units. A well-known overclocker has succeeded in pushing the frequency of the GPU to 2.30GHz clock-rate, but could not eventually replicate the record because of high humidity. Steponz, a leading …

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Nvidia will not admit guilt of the GeForce GTX 970 scandal

Although Nvidia Corp.’s partners will clearly suffer financial losses because of the scandal with incorrect specifications of the GeForce GTX 970, the designer of graphics processing units does not plan to admit its mistake at all costs, according to a media report. Even though return rates of the GeForce GTX …

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Return rate of GeForce GTX 970 after memory scandal is below 5%

Although the buzz in various forums and social networks about memory allocation issues of Nvidia Corp.’s GeForce GTX 970 is fairly loud, the amount of customers wishing to return their graphics cards to stores or manufacturers is fairly low. According to various sources polled by KitGuru, the actual return rate …

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EVGA unveils GeForce GTX 980 K|NGP|N ACX 2.0+ graphics card

EVGA on Monday introduced what could be the world’s most powerful graphics card based on Nvidia Corp.’s GeForce GTX 980 graphics processing unit. The new graphics board is designed to deliver extraordinary overclockability. It is expected that the new graphics adapter will set multiple performance records. The product is currently …

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