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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690: Dual Kepler GPUsNVIDIA 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 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...

GPUs – Tool for Accelerating Cancer Research

04/18/2012, Cancer as most of us might know is treated with not only the poisonous chemotherapy but also with highly potent beams of radiation. This has worked well so far to kill the cancer cells and to destroy tumors. The problem is that radiation does not discern...

NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 “Wayne” roadmap and spec sheet leaked

04/09/2012, NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor has made its way into several high profile devices this year, such as the ASUS Transformer Prime and the HTC One X, so what else can we expect from the company in the future? We know that the company already has...

NVIDIA’s CEO hints at $199 Tegra 3 Android tablets for the summer

03/29/2012, Android tablets come in a range of different prices, some high-end ones like the ASUS Transformer Prime, while some going as low as $100 (although you might have to go China for those). In any case, Amazon’s Kindle Fire priced at $199 seemed like a...

ASUS Transformer Prime giveaway: last call!

03/28/2012, Just in case you missed out our previous posts on the ASUS Transformer Prime giveaway, here’s one final post to let you guys know that entries for the sweepstakes will be accepted until the end of today (SF Time). We have two units of the highly...

ASUS Transformer Prime giveaway: don’t miss your chance!

03/22/2012, Just a quick reminder that our Transformer Prime giveaway that we kicked off last week is still going on right now. If you’ve ever wanted to win ASUS’ flagship Android tablet, we have two units that will be given away to two lucky contestants...

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...

Acer Iconia Tab A510 quad-core Android tablet now up for pre-order

03/22/2012, If you were in the market for a quad-core tablet powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, Acer might be an alternative company to ASUS that you might want to take into consideration as their quad-core tablet, the Iconia Tab A510 has been announced that it...

Uber Giveaway: TWO Asus Transformer Primes to Win!

03/16/2012, Update 4/16 12pm: Jason C. from NJ is the first confirmed winner. Christina F. is the second winner. Congrats to both of them! Update 4/16 11am:  the winners have been notified! We are waiting for their answer. There’s nothing like a great giveaway...

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...

Sonic 4 Episode II, powered by Tegra 3

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] Earlier today in Barcelona, we’ve played with the latest Sonic for mobile devices on a Tegra 3 platform (an Asus Transformer Prime). Obviously, SEGA’s Sonic is still a huge franchise, and the game is going to be released on multiple...

AMD was interested in acquiring NVIDIA before ATI?

02/24/2012, Back in 2006, AMD acquired ATI in order to gain foothold in the GPU business – but did you know that it could have been NVIDIA in ATI’s place instead? According to a report from Forbes, which recently got an ex-AMD employee to spill the beans –...

NVIDIA to show off Icera modem at MWC 2012

02/24/2012, Earlier this week NVIDIA and ZTE unveiled the world’s first smartphone that is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2 and the NVIDIA Icera modem, the Mimosa X. And if you’re curious about Icera, you’re in luck. NVIDIA has announced that at MWC next...