All posts tagged "NVIDIA"

  • TSMC’s 28nm in volume production

    TSMC has announced that its much awaited 28nm process is in volume production and the first production wafers has already been shipped to customers. TSMC currently offers 28nm tech in three forms – 28nm High Performance (28HP), 28nm High Performance Low Power (28HPL) and 28nm Low Power (28LP). 28nm High Performance Mobile Computer (28HPM) is

  • Nvidia launches 3D Vision 2 stereoscopic glasses

    If you don't succeed at first, try again seems to be Nvidia's motto behind its 3D Vision glasses, as the company has announced its second generation of 3D Vision glasses simply called 3D Vision 2. Then again, this is far from the second generation, as over the years we've seen several attempts from Nvidia where

  • GeForce 600 branding leaked in 285 BETA drivers

    In the latest unreleased 285 BETA drivers, the expected GeForce 600 branding has surfaced. The marketing names leaked are NVIDIA GeForce 610M and NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M. The GeForce 610M is likely to be an entry level GPU while the GeForce GT 630M could very well be a GK107 SKU. 

  • NVIDIA sampling Kepler – GK107

    NVIDIA has engineering samples out for its first chip based on the next-gen Kepler architecture. The chip is the same as revealed by SemiAccurate last week – GK107. As suggested by the nomenclature, this isn't the flagship GK100 we are all waiting for. Instead, NVIDIA is executing a bottom-to-top release, first releasing a smaller chip,

  • NVIDIA GeForce 285.38 Drivers Now Downloadable – In Time For Battlefield 3 Open Beta Tomorrow

      NVIDIA has just released their 285.38 BETA drivers, claiming up to 38% performance increases and other improvements for the Battlefield 3 Open Beta which will be available to privileged early access users in less than 23 hours' time.

  • Nvidia unveils fifth core in Kal-El

    In a blog post, Nvidia unveiled that its upcoming Tegra SoC currently codenamed Kal-El is not a quad core CPU but rather a quintuple core CPU. That said, the fifth core is quite different to the first four and it's apparently also patented.

  • NVIDIA: 28nm Kepler production in Q4 2011, release in 2012

    In a talk with Fudzilla, NVIDIA's PR Representative Ken Brown revealed that next-gen 28nm Kepler is on track to hit production by the end of this year. However, the release of retail SKUs, will only be in 2012, presumably Q1. This roadmap is no surprise and has been rumoured even before Kepler taped out.

  • NVIDIA’s 28nm mobile line-up revealed

    SemiAccurate have leaked a tentative line-up for NVIDIA's 28nm mobile GPUs. The first 28nm mobile GPUs are set to be sampled in Early October, with mass production commencing in End December if everything goes to plan. Availability is scheduled for Q1 2012. Crucially, these 28nm parts are not based on the next-gen Kepler architecture, but

  • Samsung and Nvidia announced GALAXY R smartphone

    Samsung and Nvidia have jointly announced the new member of the GALAXY line of smartphones, the Galaxy R. The Galaxy R sports a 4.19-inch touchscreen display, incorporates Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile dual-core processor and runs Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

  • NVIDIA releases GeForce 280.26 driver

    GeForce 280.26 WHQL driver is now available for download and will support GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.

  • OS X Lion upgrade breaks graphics drivers for 2010 Macbook Pros

    A Mac just works as soon as you flick the power switch right? Apparently, this does not apply if you happen to be a user of a 2010-model Macbook Pro which features an NVIDIA graphics card and have recently made the switch to OS X Lion on such a machine. This is because we have

  • EVGA releases Z68 FTW, Z68 SLI and Z68 SLI Micro

    EVGA has released three new motherboards based on the Intel Z68 Express chipset, namely the Z68 FTW, Z68 SLI and Z68 SLI Micro. The flagship Z68 FTW features processor socket pins with higher gold content, a 12-phase power design, NVIDIA NF200, voltage read points, multiple BIOS backup and more.

  • NVIDIA Tesla Success Stories

      Based on the CUDA™ architecture codenamed “Fermi”, the Tesla™ M-class GPU Computing Modules are the world’s fastest parallel computing processors for high performance computing (HPC). Tesla GPU’s high performance makes them ideal for seismic processing, biochemistry simulations, weather and climate modeling, signal processing, computational finance, CAE, CFD, and data analystics. The Tesla 20-series GPU computing

  • Rumour: NVIDIA’s next-gen Kepler taped out, AMD Southern Islands in September

    After an eternity at 40nm, thanks to 32nm cancelation and 28nm delays, the GPU industry is finally transitioning to TSMC's long, long awaited 28nm HKMG process. Fudzilla reports that NVIDIA's next-gen GPU, based on the Kepler architecture, has already been taped out. On the AMD side of things, we have heard reports of Southern Islands tape-out

  • NVIDIA Launches GeForce GTX 580M GPU

    One month after the introduction of the GeForce GTX 560M, NVIDIA now launches the new king, GTX 580M. It even showcases some of the benchmarks done in GTX 580M SLI. More details inside.

  • EVGA outs GeForce GT 545 for retail market

    The NVIDIA GeForce GT 545, originally an OEM card, has hit the retail market thanks to EVGA. The EVGA GeForce GT 545 is based on the GF116 GPU and has been paired with 1.5GB of GDDR3 memory running on a 192-bit bus. 2-way NVIDIA SLI is supported and the card does not require additional power.

  • Lenovo IdeaPad Z470 review: looks and brawn in a single package?

    Gaming laptops like the recently-reviewed Dell Alienware M14x notebook may boast impressive hardware and specifications that will make any performance freak drool in envy, and for good reason. However, the average consumer will be more inclined to opt for a more portable notebook PC that is 'good enough' to handle typical, non-gaming tasks and more

  • Nvidia Demos Tegra 3 at Computex

    At Computex today, Nvidia showed off several tech demos and games on the upcoming successor to Tegra 2. Pictures of Lost Planet 2 and a Unigine Heaven-like demo after the break.

  • NVIDIA demonstrates Tegra 3 at Computex 2011

    Well, well, well, it seems like the race to provide the hardware needed to take tablets and smartphone processing today has just got a little more heated. Apparently not satisfied with the success of the Tegra 2 System-on-a-chip, NVIDIA decided to up the ante by demonstrating the power of its upcoming Tegra 3 SoC at

  • NVIDIA launches GeForce GTX 560M

    Great news for laptop users. NVIDIA has just launched the GeForce GTX 560M mobile graphics card to cope with the current generation of DirectX 11 games. Read on.