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Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake delay may hurt GPU prices

The Ethereum blockchain is considered one of the main culprits behind the recent state of the GPU market. Generally speaking, GPU prices increase when Ethereum's value increases. However, moving the blockchain from a Proof-of-Work (mining) to Proof-of-Stake (staking) should end the influence over the market. Unfortunately, the switch to proof-of-stake …

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AMD Vega hits milestone, not coming soon though

Although cards from AMD's new Polaris line up have yet to even hit store shelves, AMD is already looking to the future. Its next-generation graphics cards, currently codenamed Vega, have just hit a new milestone, according to senior VP and chief architect at AMD, Raja Koduri, but he did warn …

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Demand for graphics cards drops dramatically in Q1 – report

The first quarter of 2015 is not over, but manufacturers of various computer components can already make conclusions about demand for their products during the period. A media report citing makers of graphics cards suggests that sales of discrete desktop graphics adapters may hit record low levels in Q1 2015. …

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NVIDIA posts record revenues for fiscal 2015


NVIDIA has had a very good financial year over the last 12 months, finishing off with a record-breaking 4th quarter with revenue in Q4 of $1.25 billion, up 9 percent from the previous years quarter. GPU revenues for the quarter were 85.8 per cent of the total and climbed 13 percent to bring in …

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New Graphics Cards won’t be essential for DirectX 12

Following Microsoft's recent Windows 10 press conference last week, there has been some confusion surrounding the DirectX 12 API and current GPU compatibility. However, Microsoft is hoping to clear things up a bit and has said that you won't need a new graphics card for the basic features. Following last …

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Catalyst Maker Terry Makedon moves to Fusion

Public hero and driver guru Terry Makedon, known to everyone as ‘Catalyst Maker' will be moving jobs within AMD. He wanted to let our readers know of his plans and he is excited about what lies ahead in 2011. I had a chat with him earlier today. He told us …

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nVidia ship Tesla C2050 hardware

In a rather muted fashion nVidia have started to ship the Tesla C2050 – the first Fermi based Tesla cards. The C2050 has 448 cores and 3GB of GDDR5 memory onboard. While 3GB sounds a little lower than expected this is because they have modded the PCB to allow for …

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