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NVIDIA QuadroPlex 7000 DHIC features 1792 cores

07/27/2010, NVIDIA has just announced its new generation of Quadro graphics cards at SIGGRAPH, in Los Angeles. The new cards bring performance improvements as high as 5X for complex geometry, or 3X in the Viewperf benchmark, according to NVIDIA. This time, the new...

OpenGL 4.1 graphics library released

07/26/2010, The Khronos Group has just announced the final specifications of OpenGL 4.1, the open graphics library used mainly for CAD and Mobile apps (OpenGL ES). With version 4.1, OpenGL finally catches up -and go beyond- the DirectX 11 specifications. OpenGL can...

Thermaltake Element V NVIDIA Edition full tower chassis

07/02/2010, If you’re a serious gamer, you would definitely own a custom-built machine, using nothing but the best parts your money can buy. Thermaltake is a name to consider if you’re looking for the first (and only) NVIDIA-certified full-tower chassis...

NVIDIA dual GPU GTX 470 seen at Computex

06/01/2010, NVIDIA could very well take back their performance crown if this prototype of the dual GPU GTX 470 at Computex were to be mass produced, thanks to the efforts by the boffins at Galaxy Tech. Taking a cue out of Adidas’ book where impossible is...

More details on NVIDIA GTX 465 with whispers of GTX 460

05/20/2010, NVIDIA aims to come up tops with the next generation of video cards, where we do know that the GTX 465 will be based on the Fermi architecture, offering a 607MHz graphics and 1,215MHz processor clock speeds, a 256-bit memory interface, a 3.2GHz effective...

Google Announces WebM Video Format At Google I/O

05/19/2010, When Google purchased a company called On2 a while back, many folks expected the search engine giant to open-source the VP8 video codec that came bundled with the company. Seems like those predictions were true, as Google has announced its new format...

NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Driver Delayed

05/19/2010, In what is going to be disappointing news for 3D fans out there, NVIDIA has confirmed that the drivers for its 3D Vision Surround stereoscopic graphics system won’t be available until the end of June, instead of the previously targeted...

New MacBook Goes Live On Apple’s Online Store

05/18/2010, Looks like the leaks were accurate, as Apple has just refreshed its white plastic MacBook, bumping the processor speed to 2.4Ghz, a slight increase for the original 2.26GHz. The graphics grunt has also been upgraded to the NVIDIA GeForce 320M from the...

Macbook Pro: GeForce 330M Always On in Windows 7

04/16/2010, It looks like the Macbook Pro battery life “curse” under Windows is still haunting us, even with the most recent hardware release. The 2009 Macbook Pro had power management issues with the display (too bright) and the keyboard backlight...

Asus N82J notebook gets Optimus graphics management

04/13/2010, Asus’ latest multimedia-oriented notebook, the N82J, will be powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors as well as having the Nvidia Optimus graphics management which allows you to seamlessly transit between a dedicated GeForce GT335M...

Apple Officially Announces The New Core i5 And i7 MacBook Pros

04/13/2010, Leaks about the updated MacBook Pro (MBP) have been floating around a lot recently, and now it’s finally official! At a glance, the most obvious upgrades would be the Intel Core i5 processor option on the 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pros, and the Core i7...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 in the works

04/08/2010, Word has it that NVIDIA is working on its DirectX 11 compatible GeForce GTX 460 graphics card that will be based on the Fermi architecture. As you can tell by its model number alone, this won’t be as powerful a performer as the GTX 470 although that...

Lenovo C200 all-in-one with NVIDIA Ion

04/06/2010, Lenovo has also just announced a Lenovo C200, an all-in-one Netop that features a dual-core Atom D510 processor and an NVIDIA Ion graphics processor with 256MB of video memory. This model should not be confused with an old Lenovo C200 that was a laptop....