AMD sticks an SSD into a GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 13:13

AMD sticks an SSD into a GPU


1TB close to hand

AMD ‘s Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG) card will have a 1TB SSD onboard for storage or as a supplement to on-board volatile memory.

AMD mulls GPU and CPU superchip for datacenres
Published in Processors


Able to leap Nvidia and Intel in a single bound

AMD is drawing up a cunning plan to build a "super-chip" with a CPU and a GPU in a single box to put the fear of god into Nvidia and Intel in the data centre.

Nvidia Volta gets 16nm FinFET treatment
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 14 July 2016 13:26

Nvidia Volta gets 16nm FinFET treatment


While Vega sticks with 14nm

A little birdie told us that Nvidia is giving its Volta the 16nm FinFET treatment. This product uses stacked DRAM too so it looks like the whole thing will be pretty bleeding edge.

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 specification slides leaked
Published in Graphics


Highend Vega GPU coming in 2017

A set of new slides leaked online has confirmed most of the specifications for the upcoming Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards while the newest roadmap shows that high-end Vega GPU won't be coming before next year.

RX 480 graphics cards listed briefly on Amazon.co.uk
Published in Graphics


“temporarily out of stock”

Amazon UK has a pair of XFX RX 480 Radeon graphics cards for sale but listed them as "temporarily out of stock" before taking the advert down. They didn't even give us time to get a screen shot.

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 13:25

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe


Easy installation into server banks


Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.

Prices come down on Nvidia GPUs
Published in Graphics
Friday, 17 June 2016 12:12

Prices come down on Nvidia GPUs


Clearing the inventory for Pascal

Nvidia has dropped the price of its previous generation GTX 900-series cards to clear out any inventory and to make room fo the new  Pascal-based GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 cards.

Nvidia is GPU accelerator king
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 13:37

Nvidia is GPU accelerator king


Analyst raises ratings

A top Japanese analyst Romit Shah has raised his rating on the shares in silicon specialist Nvidia, after chatting to CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.

Apple sauces up monitor with GPU
Published in Graphics
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:57

Apple sauces up monitor with GPU


5k thunderbolt monitor

Fruity cargo cult Apple is set to launch a new version of its Thunderbolt monitor so it can handle 5K resolution (5120x2880) using its own discrete GPU placed behind the screen.

Alleged AMD Polaris 10 benchmarks show up
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:17

Alleged AMD Polaris 10 benchmarks show up


Close to Radeon R9 Fury

AMD should officialy unveil its first Polaris GPU architecture based graphics card at Computex 2016 but now we have first alleged 3DMark performance figures for both Polaris 10 graphics cards.