A day before GTX 680's official release, famed overclocker kIngpIn managed to hit a blistering 1842 MHz on the GTX 680 at EVGA's Taiwan R&D Center.
A little more substance has been provided to support the rumour of a $499 (ex. taxes) price tag on NVIDIA's GEFORCE GTX 680 thanks to an early listing on an MSI model by European retailer PC Components.
In what appears to be the real deal, an Nvidia marketing video has leaked just ahead of the GeForce GTX680 launch. The video details some of the new features we can expect to see, as well as it confirms the earlier leaks of what was said to be GTX680 cards.
While Apple did an untypical thing and attacked NVIDIA and their Tegra 3 quad-core chip, claiming 4x better performance, the first benchmark results tell a different story, especially in Futuremark’s Peacekeeper benchmark.
MSI certainly wasn't kidding anyone with all the marketing hype it ran with to put its Radeon R7970 Lightning graphics card up on a pedestal, as Swedish overclocking pro Elmor demonstrated when pairing up this lovely highly non-reference HD 7970 with liquid nitrogen cooling measures.
The first images of a retail GTX 680 have appeared online thanks to Overclock.net forum member "ironman86" – a lucky lad who managed to get hold of a GIGABYTE model, box and all. The card with a designated model name of GV-N680D5-2GD-B strictly follows NVIDIA's reference design apart from some exclusive GIGABYTE sci-fi themed artwork.
After AMD released its Catalyst beta drivers for Windows 8 Consumer Preview, we didn’t have to wait on NVIDIA for too long: the company added Windows 8 to its regular driver update portfolio.
With the GTX 680 now getting all the attention at the top end from the green team as it nears launch, to help deal with the clearing of current inventories there appears to be a noticable price drop taking place on the current flagship GF110-based GTX 580.
If you need to crack somebody’s password, there’s no better piece of hardware than a graphics cards. ElcomSoft is a well known security firm with government and private clients… and have just announced the switch to OpenCL.
There is no doubt about it, the hottest news coming from the Game Developer Conference are what game developers think of Kepler, i.e. GK104 and GK107 chips. The GK104 will take shape as the GTX 680.
Last November, NVIDIA announced CUDA on ARM during the unveiling of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, which is powered by combination of ARM based Tegra 3 SOC and the CUDA GPUs (prelude of Project Denver). Today, the company launched a developer kit based on this combination named CARMA.
NVIDIA's much anticipated GK104 release is finally impending and we have specifications and details for the first SKU – GeForce GTX 680.
Not content with leaking PCB drawings, a poster at chinese forum Chiphell has now leaked a live picture of GK104's PCB. The actual PCB is largely reminiscent of the leaked diagrams, and also fills in the missing blanks with a die shot and memory modules.
Chinese websites have leaked a partial PCB drawing for NVIDIA's upcoming GK104 based graphics card, accompanied by pictures of a novel power connector solution.
Even though NVIDIA is at rage on the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain – all of the industry players are heavily working on next-generation of devices which threatens to turn the current generation obsolete.
On the week starting March 20th, NVIDIA will unveil GeForce products based on the Kepler GPU architecture. We got our hands on a board and saw very interesting solutions…
NVIDIA has just released the first WHQL'd R295 series driver for GeForce graphics cards, 295.73 and with it comes some bold promises in terms of performance improvements in various popular game titles.
While NVIDIA's upcoming GK104 / GeForce GTX 670 Ti may be the talk of the rumour mill, we have some details regarding NVIDIA's entry-level Kepler GPU – GK107, including a PCB diagram.
A report from Sweclockers claims that NVIDIA is finally set to release the first Kepler GPU in March. As expected, first in line will be GK104 – to be branded as GeForce GTX 670 Ti.
By now, it's clear that the very high end Nvidia Kepler parts aren't going to see the light until much later this year, while the GK104 definitely can't fight AMD GPUs for the performance crown. On top of that, Intel is eating away at the low end, where Sandy Bridge Xeons chip at profitable entry