Outperforms Nvidia in AMD slides with Rage Mode and Smart Access Memory
As expected, AMD has held its Big Navi event announcing its first RDNA2-based Radeon RX 6000 series cards, including the RX 6800, RX 6800XT, and the flagship Radeon RX 6900XT. In addition to performance and power efficiency improvements, the RDNA2-based RX 6000 series cards will bring some new improvements like the Infinity Cache, Smart Access Memory, DirectX 12 Ultimate support, and more.
$35 billion biggest to date
News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.
Review roundup: Outshines the RTX 2080 Ti in every way
The reviews for Nvidia's third Ampere-based graphics card are now live and, as expected, it appears that this is currently the best one in the Geforce RTX 30 series, bringing impressive performance per Watt/buck, all with a $499 price tag.
4864 CUDA cores and 8GB of 14Gbps GDDR6 memory
Nvidia Geforce has been spotted in the GPU-Z validation database confirming the previously rumored specifications including 4864 CUDA cores and the 8GB of 14Gbps GDDR6 memory on a 256-bit memory interface.
With 7424 CUDA cores and a 320-bit memory interface
According to the latest rumor, Nvidia is working on a GA102 based graphics card that will fit between the RTX 3070 and the RTX 3080, suggesting a more powerful RTX 3070 Ti.
Not coming this December
According to the latest rumor, Nvidia has canceled the December launch of the Geforce RTX 3080 20GB and the RTX 3070 16GB cards, which is a rather surprising move.
Looks close and/or better than RTX 2080 Ti
With Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 scheduled to launch on October 29th, it comes as no surprise that we are now seeing some first leaks about the performance, aside from earlier Nvidia banchmarks. and judging from 3DMark scores, it could be close to the RTX 2080 Ti.
Worried they will lose access to tech
Huawei and several other Chinese tech firms have raised concerns to local regulators about chipmaker Nvidia deal to buy UK-based chip designer ARM.
Data center strategy
It is impossible to get a comment from either AMD or Xilinx on this matter, but as far as we could ask around, AMD is going to attempt to buy Xilinx. The move will help the company’s data center strategy, and it is carefully targeted.
Exclusive: Few others, Apple maybe
Multiple well-informed sources have informed us that there is a big uprising in Silicon Valley against the proposed Nvidia–ARM acquisition. We have spoken with people from multiple technology companies, and everyone - outside ARM and Nvidia - believes that this is bad for the industry.