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NVIDIA Maxwell GPU For GeForce Cards

02/18/2014, NVIDIA has just announced that its next-generation of graphics processor (GPU) architecture codenamed Maxwell. This is in reference to James Clerk Maxwell, a scientist 19th century scientist known for his work on the electromagnetic field (he was the...

NVIDIA Tegra K1 Tablet Benchmark Surfaces

02/17/2014, Last month, NVIDIA finally lifted the wraps off of its next generation chip, the 192-core “Super Chip” that we now know as the Tegra K1. It impressive to say the least, we brand it as the final unification of PC and mobile graphics, touting...

NVIDIA To Focus Tegra On “Superphones”

02/13/2014, When it comes to mobile chipsets, we guess it’s safe to say that Qualcomm is probably the most dominant company. There is NVIDIA, of course, although recently we haven’t seen too many Tegra-based devices, unlike Qualcomm which seems to be everywhere....

TegraZone Now On All Android Hardware

01/28/2014, NVIDIA’s TegraZone 2.9 is now able to track one’s collection of games regardless of what device the app is running on. Previously, only NVIDIA Tegra-powered devices were compatible with it, and it’s fair to say that the market has quite a bit of...

Tegra K1 Benchmarks On Lenovo Device Wow Observers

01/14/2014, The tom’s Hardware team had their hands on a Lenovo ThinkVision 28 which is an Android display powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 chip (aka Tegra 5), and ran some benchmarks on it. We posted a short teaser earlier, but here are the charts, courtesy of...

NVIDIA Tegra K1 Benchmarks Depict Serious Performance

01/14/2014, When it comes to mobile devices, these bad boys have gotten more and more efficient in their performance, not to mention being able to deliver quality graphics which were once thought of as impossible. How far technology has progressed! Having said that,...

NVIDIA Tegra K1: The Final Unification Of PC & Mobile Graphics

01/06/2014, NVIDIA has officially launched Tegra K1 (thought to be Tegra 5 previously), which is the first Tegra chip to feature an architecture that is identical to its PC counterpart. For NVIDIA, and for the mobile industry, this is a historic day which marks the...

NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 Android 4.3 MR2 Update

12/27/2013, Yesterday, I noticed that NVIDIA had updated their Tegra Note 7 stylus-enabled tablet, but I wanted to get some hands-on time with my own unit before posting about it here. In a nutshell, this update gets always-on HDR (AOHDR) which increases the image...

NVIDIA Shield Gets 1080p GameStream Support Now

12/02/2013, Have you had a go with NVIDIA’s portable gaming console, the NVIDIA Shield so far? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you will be pleased as punch to hear that the NVIDIA Shield will be receiving an update that will increase the resolution...

NVIDIA Exec Thinks PC Gaming Is Superior To Consoles

11/30/2013, Years ago if gamers wanted to play games, they’d either have to be willing to drop a lot of money on a gaming rig or purchase a console, which at that time was considerably cheaper compared to building a gaming PC for oneself. These days PCs and their...

NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 Available On Nov. 19 For $199

11/12/2013, NVIDIA has officially announced their partnership with EVGA to create the Tegra Note 7, which is the company’s newest tablet that features their Tegra 4 processor as well as a stylus that should be the perfect combination for both gamers and those who...

Tegra Note 7 Review

11/12/2013, After leaking in August, stopped by for a quick stint at the FCC website in September, and an official announcement from NVIDIA later that month, we finally got the Tegra Note 7 in our hands for a full review. We already knew that the Nexus 7 2013 is a...