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Sunday, 02 June 2013 16:37

New generation AMD GPU chips


AMD could introduce the next generation of GPU chips, based on the GCN architecture 2.0 in the third quarter of this year. Unofficial sources say two chips have code names Curacao and Hainan, which will be made in the existing 28-nanometer manufacturing process.

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Friday, 10 May 2013 21:00

Nvidia above the expectations


For its first fiscal quarter, which ended on April 28 for the company,Nvidia reported a better-than-expected operating results. The total revenues of the company ere $954.7 million, a decline of 14% compared to the previous quarter, but an increase of 3.2% compared to $924.9 million company had achieved in the same period a year earlier.

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Wednesday, 08 May 2013 20:02

First pictures of Nvidia G700 series


There are a few leaked photos of Nvidia card from the upcoming GeForce 700 series.  Models on the pictures are GeForce GTX 780 and GTX 770, which are visually very similar to the recently introduced GeForce GTX Titan.

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Thursday, 25 April 2013 16:30

AMD to Dive Deeper Into The ARM Pond Soon...


A couple of days ago the internet lit up with AMD’s announcement of their new Jaguar SoCs. These new G-series embedded processors were boasting some rather healthy improvements in performance including a claim of a 113% increase in performance over older x86 SoCs and a rather bold claim of a 125% increase in performance over Intel’s Atom. But while the new embedded APU with its 8000 series GPU should have been big news all on its own, what really caught people’s attention was a little x in the corner. As it turns out this X is intended to denote an x86 version of the G-Series SoC…

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There has been an interesting shift in the market over the last few months as we watch another former AMD engineer/executive return to the fold. AMD has announced that Raja Koduri will be bringing his graphic expertise back to AMD. Koduri was preceded by Mark Papermaster and Jim Keller who both left Apple for AMD last year. These returns are interesting in that Apple was once seen as the company to work for and, according to many analysts, had an almost unlimited earning and growth potential. However, after the death of Steve Jobs Apple has slumped and the once loud predictions of Apple reaching $1,000 per share are long gone as the stock continues to drop.

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Friday, 05 April 2013 20:43

Asus Titan breaks world records

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Asus likes to boast with speed records they achieve with their own computer components. The latest of them relates to the company's version of the monstrous GeForce GTX Titan, the most powerful graphics card with one GPU that money can currently buy.

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Saturday, 23 March 2013 18:10

AMD introduced HD 7790 graphic card


AMD has officially unveiled Radeon HD 7790. The card is by performance and price located between 7770 and 7850 and based on the new chip codenamed Bonaire XT, comprised of 2.08 billion transistors.

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Thursday, 21 March 2013 19:12

New nVidia based GPU on GK110 chip


Nvidia is developing another graphics card for the commercial market based on chip GK110. The card should be slightly less powerful and therefore a bit cheaper than the already presented GeForce GTX Titan, and the formal presentation is expected between July and August this year.

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Sunday, 10 March 2013 18:45

Radeon HD 7950 for MacPro

radeon7950Sapphire has introduced a special edition of the Radeon HD 7950 for owners of Mac Pros. The card is currently the most powerful existing  graphics solution for Mac Pro, and support should be valid also for the future generation that will be available from later this year.

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Monday, 04 March 2013 12:50

3DMark 11 for Windows 8

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Futuremark recently released a new version of 3DMark 11 for testing the performance of graphics cards. 3DMark 11 version 1.0.4 is now fully compatible with Windows 8, The good news is that the scoring system has not been changed so that the results obtained are comparable with the previous test made in the version 1.0.3.

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