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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 and 470 pricing revealedNVIDIA is a computing company based in Santa Clara, California. The company was founded in 1993 by Jen-Husn-Huang, Chris Malachowsky and Curtis Priem. NVIDIA is known for its graphics chips which started with the RIVA, and later extended to the GeForce that has evolved to what most people know today. Desktop GPUs are split between GeForce (consumers) and Quadro+Tesla (Workstations) while mobile GPUs are integrated into the Tegra line of product.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 and 470 pricing revealed

03/19/2010, Looks like we finally have an idea on how much the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 and 470 have been priced, where both models are being prepped for a March 26th release Stateside. The GeForce GTX 480 is a monster with 1.5GB worth of RAM, sipping a massive 250...

Tegra 2 tablets are pretty zippy

03/15/2010, The Tegra platform from NVIDIA is the result of a marriage between an ARM processor and an NVIDIA GPU which is meant to enable tablets, netbooks and smart books handle playback of HD video with aplomb, not to mention its ability to run 3D graphics without...

NVIDIA 196.75 graphic drivers crash and burn your precious cards

03/05/2010, Word has it that NVIDIA’s 196.75 graphic drivers is the main reason behind computers and graphic cards dying while someone is playing StarCraft II Beta. When contacted, a Blizzard Entertainment tech support representative did confirm that these...

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 Packs An NVIDIA ION 2

03/03/2010, If you’re shopping around for a slim computer that can handle Hulu and YouTube HD streaming, the Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 is probably something you’ll want to consider. Powered by an Intel dual-core 1.66GHz Atom D510 CPU and an NVIDIA ION 2 graphics...

NVIDIA Ion, The Next-Generation

03/01/2010, NVIDIA has just made its next-generation Ion graphics processors official. You might have heard that Ion-Next was slower than the first generation Ion… well this is wrong. In fact, there are two versions of Ion, a 16-core and an 8-core versions....

Asus unveils NVIDIA Optimus-powered notebooks

02/25/2010, Asus has just rolled out a slew of notebooks that will feature NVIDIA’s Optimus technology, where among them include the powerful multimedia N Series, a handful of slim and light U/UL Series models as well as the more versatile mainstream K Series...

GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 launch date announced

02/22/2010, NVIDIA has issued a statement concerning the release date for their GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 graphics cards, targeting March 26, 2010. Guess that ought to give you at least one more month to start saving up if you haven’t done so already....

Chrome OS supports NVIDIA ION platform

02/21/2010, The pre-release version of the Chrome operating system has shown itself capable of supporting the NVIDIA ION platform, which would definitely make netbook owners happy if they are looking for an avenue to play back HD video on their machine. Currently,...

Apple to improve on dual graphics handling in MacBook Pros

02/19/2010, Word has it that Apple aims to introduce vast improvements in their future MacBook Pros which will see improved dual graphics handling, where one is able to alternate between integrated and discrete graphics processors automatically. This could very well...

NVIDIA Optimus achieves goal of seamless GPU transition

02/09/2010, After the NVIDIA Optimus teaser was posted in early January, there was some speculation about what it was, but we now have first-hand information: NVIDIA Optimus is an architecture for multi-GPU computers (typically integrated + discrete) that allows the...

NVIDIA considers external graphics accelerators

02/08/2010, For years, NVIDIA has kept eye on the potential of external graphics accelerators, although nothing concrete is mentioned just yet. Many questions still need to be answered including whether the size of its target market is large enough to make such a...

NVIDIA Fermi-based GTX 470 And GTX 480 Confirmed

02/02/2010, NVIDIA’s Fermi-based cards (GF100) have gotten some official names, namely the GeForce GTX 470 and GTX 480. This was announced via NVIDIA’s Facebook page, though the downside is that only the names were divulged at the moment. We previously...