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AMD Radeon HD 8000M (Partially) Revealed

12/17/2012, Earlier today AMD’s Jay Marsden presented early news of the company’s latest mobile GPU series called Radeon HD 800M. At the moment, there is only partial information and AMD is going to show more at CES 2013, but the company was willing to...

NVIDA GeForce Experience App Finds Near-Perfect Game Settings

12/06/2012, NVIDIA has released its GeForce Experience application to 10,000 early users. Some of you may recall that back in April, NVIDIA revealed this application that optimizes PC games graphics (and physics) settings to increase image quality, performance...

Open GLES 3.0 specifications released [SIGGRAPH]

08/06/2012, With the SIGGRAPH kickoff, the Khronos group has just announced Open GL ES 3.0, an updated version of the popular graphics API (application programming interface) that is going to bring new features to mobile devices that support it. Recently, we took an...

NVIDIA ‘s Dawn Character “Reborn” [Tech Demo]

06/06/2012, If you have been interested by GPUs for a while, you have probably seen the original Dawn demo which was launched to show what the GeForce 5 Series, code-named NV30, was capable of. Although that chip was arguably not NVIDIA’s finest, the Dawn...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M Powers Gaming Laptops

06/04/2012, At Computex (Taiwan), NVIDIA has just announced its GeForce GTX 680M, a high-end discrete graphics processor (GPU) for gaming laptops. The GTX 680M is based on NVIDIA’s latest “Kepler” architecture, which is much faster and power-efficient than...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690: Dual-Kepler GPUs

04/29/2012, After teasing us for most of last week, NVIDIA has finally launched its GeForce GTX 690, a graphics card powered by two GPUs based on the “Kepler” architecture. The new card was announced at an odd hour in the USA, but that’s because...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680: Great In Every Way

03/22/2012, NVIDIA has officially introduced the GeForce GTX 680, its latest high-end GPU based on the architecture codenamed “Kepler”. This is quite an upgrade as it adds three times as many “CUDA cores” (the basic computing blocks) when...

GeForce GTX 680 shows up, with quasi-official specs

03/14/2012, As a GPU enthusiast, you are probably waiting for the release of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680, which is based on a new architecture codenamed Kepler. Although it has already received its fair share of leaks, a real-life photo of it has appeared on a Chinese...

Gigabyte U2442V and U2442N Ultrabooks – Hands-on

03/07/2012, [CeBIT 2012] We reported about the two new powerful ultrabooks launched at ceBIT by Gigabytes, and I took the time to check out the devices at the Gigabyte booth. The key feature of the new laptops is to deliver good performance in a super slim body,...

AMD Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 GPUs Launched

03/05/2012, AMD has just announced its new Radeon HD 7870 and Radeon HD 7850 graphics cards. The overall performance is very good, and we were particularly impressed by how well the Radeon HD 7870 performs in games like BattleField 3: it matches NVIDIA’s GTX 580,...

NVIDIA Quad SLI with Intel X79 Chipset

11/14/2011, NVIDIA is taking advantage of the new Intel X79 chipset to provide what the company calls a “significantly” faster SLI* experience. With X79, 3-way SLI is up to 29% faster (according to NVIDIA) but gamers who can afford it can now get a...

ARM Mali-T658 10X Faster than Today’s ARM Mali 400MP GPU

11/10/2011, GPU launch season is open! NVIDIA has just revealed its Tegra 3 system on a chip (SoC), which comes equipped with a graphics processor that is theoretically 3X faster than Tegra 2. Today, ARM announces its Mali-T658 GPU, a new design that ARM says is 10X...

Cheap graphics cards help crack passwords

10/05/2011, Do you happen to be in possession of some rather nifty hacking knowledge, and also a £30 graphics card lying around the basement somewhere? If you answered “Yes” on both accounts, then good – chances are you are already equipped to be...