To compete with Radeon RX 550
According to the latest reports, Nvidia is apparently working on an entry-level SKU, named the GT 1030, which should be based on a new 14nm GP108 Pascal GPU.
Fixing issues with Windows 10 Creators Update
Nvidia has released its new Geforce 381.78 Hotfix driver which fixes black screen bugs on notebooks with Windows 10 Creators Update.
Possible hardware reveal
Nvidia has released a teaser that suggests a possible new hardware reveal on 29th of April.
It compared it against the wrong Nvidia card
Google’s internal benchmarks of its own TPU, or tensor processing unit, indicated that its purpose built AI board cleaned Nvidia’s clock when it came to number crunching and power consumption.
Fully-enabled GP102 GPU for US $1200
Nvidia has updated its Titan graphics card lineup by launching the new Titan Xp, a version of the Titan X which comes with a fully-enabled GP102 Pascal GPU for a total of 3840 CUDA cores.
But Apple has not flogged a machine that can run one
In somewhat strange news, Nvidia is saying that it is releasing macOS drivers for its Pascal architecture GPUs.
Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, AMD vying for customers in AI-fueled markets
Major component manufacturers in the artificial intelligence (AI) market have all increased their efforts to develop more aggressive processors for AI-fueled markets in 2017 including autonomous vehicles, enterprise drones, medical care, smart factories, image recognition, and general neural network research and development.
In a move which will get the Nvidia fanboys jolly cross, AMD has said that its new Vega line-up will actually compete with their favourite chip maker in the notebook market.
Motherboard makers still miserable
Despite the fact that the big three chipmakers are coming up with new products, motherboard makers are continuing to see reduced shipments, which suggest that none of them are expected to have stellar sales.
One to have for Mass Effect: Andromeda
Just ahead of the Mass Effect: Andromeda launch, Nvidia released its newest Geforce 378.92 WHQL Game Ready driver, which brings all the optimization for Mass Effect Andromeda and Rock Band VR games, adds or updates a couple of SLI profiles, and brings support for Dolby Vision for games.