NVIDIA

NVIDIA-HQNVIDIA 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.

Qualcomm Expresses Interest In Investing In ARM If NVIDIA Acquisition Fails
In 2020, NVIDIA announced that they would be acquiring ARM. However, it isn’t a done deal yet as it is still subject to approval by regulators, where a few months ago, the UK government has decided to block the deal. This means that there is a chance that the deal could ultimately fall through.

NVIDIA RTX 3050, 3050 Ti GPUs Lift Affordable Gaming Laptops Beyond 60 FPS
The laptop gaming market is firing on all cylinders, and these new NVIDIA GPUs will turbocharge that growth as the new chips power affordable gaming computers, and that’s where the volume is.These GeForce RTX 3050 laptops start as low as $799, which should result in an impressive “graphics speed per dollar” performance ratio, a key metric when reviewing gaming rigs.As you might expect, the RTX 3050 is the entry-level model, […]

‘Fortnite’ Could Return To iOS Through GeForce Now This October
As it stands, Fortnite is not officially available through Apple’s App Store. The removal of the game was due to Epic violating Apple’s App Store rules, which later led to the lawsuit between Apple and Epic. What’s interesting about this lawsuit is that it looks like we might have an idea of when the game could return to iOS.

How To See Your Game's Frames Per Second (FPS)
Want to see how well your computer is handling games? You can check on this by looking at the FPS (frames per second) that should help clue you in, and if you’re wondering how to do this, you’re in luck as this guide will show you how.

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UK Government Blocks NVIDIA’s Acquisition Of ARM
Last year, it was announced that NVIDIA would be acquiring ARM. This is quite a huge deal as ARM’s technology is basically behind almost every smartphone chipset out there, and then some. So obviously NVIDIA owning the company that’s kind of like the backbone of the entire smartphone market is a massive thing.

NVIDIA Predicts GPU Shortages To Persist Throughout The Year
It’s hard to imagine a time when buying a GPU, an essential component for most PCs, would prove to be as difficult a task as it is today. This is because a lot of crypto miners are snapping up GPUs to help build their mining rigs, which unfortunately has left quite a number of gamers in a bind.

NVIDIA’s Noise Cancellation Now Works With Any GeForce GPU
NVIDIA’s GPUs can do more than just power your games and render graphics. In fact, the company introduced some pretty nifty features in the past such as noise cancellation where it was available as an exclusive feature to the company’s RTX series of GPUs, but the good news is that it isn’t anymore.

NVIDIA Could Be Considering Bringing The GTX 1650 Back
Right now, GPUs are being snapped up like crazy by cryptocurrency miners who are purchasing the latest, high-end GPUs to help in their mining operations. As a result, gamers and regular users are finding it increasingly difficult to get their hands on a new GPU, but NVIDIA may have a solution.

Nintendo Switch Upgrade Could Feature OLED Display, New NVIDIA Chipset
The Nintendo Switch has been around for a while now. While Nintendo did give the console a bit of an upgrade with a larger battery, for the most part the console remains unchanged. It still uses the same chipset it did back in the day, the same display, the same amount of RAM, and so on.

NVIDIA’s GeForce Now Will Cost $10 For New Subscribers
One of the appealing aspects of NVIDIA’s GeForce Now streaming service is that it was priced at $5 a month. This made it pretty affordable, but now it looks like if you did not sign up before, you’ll have to pay a higher price of $10 a month which will be applicable to all new subscribers moving forwards.

Overwatch’s Next Update Should Help Reduce Latency
There is a reason why there are certain accessories that are marketed towards gamers. This includes things like monitors with fast refresh rates and response times, keyboards and mice with minimal input lag, and so on. This is because for some gamers, that split-second reaction could spell victory or defeat.

Cryptominers Have Bypassed NVIDIA’s Hash Rate Limiter [Update]
Update – It turns out that NVIDIA’s 30 series have not had their hash rate limiters hacked/cracked. The initial report, which came from @I_Leak_VN misinterpreted a cropped image. It was later discovered that this was for an alt-coin Octopus mining ring for Octopus. The readings are correct but because it was used for something else, and not ETH, it should not be understood that NVIDIA’s 30 series’ ETH-specific hash limiters […]

NVIDIA And Harvard Use AI To Speed Up Genome Analysis
There are certain science experiments that can take a while before the results are returned. Take for example genome analysis. This is a process that can take a little over twos for it to be completed, but that could change in the future, thanks to the efforts of researchers at NVIDIA and Harvard.

NVIDIA To Limit Consumer GPU Crypto-Mining Performance, Launches Mining GPUs
The gaming GPU market has been in turmoil during the past months because crypto-miners are snatching all the GPU supplies. This buying surge has created broad discontent among potential GPU buyers who can’t get their hands on the latest NVIDIA GPUs, and definitely not at an “affordable” price.A good example of that is the uproar that followed the recent Zotac post about GPU mining, representing exactly what NVIDIA wants to […]

ZOTAC’s GPU Mining Post Just Ticked Off A Lot Of PC Gamers
In order to build a rig powerful enough to mine for cryptocurrency like bitcoin, you would need high-end GPUs. This has proven to be a problem over the years as miners have been snapping up supply of GPUs, much to the annoyance of gamers who simply want to build a gaming rig and play their games.

Google And Microsoft Reportedly Oppose NVIDIA’s Acquisition Of ARM As Well
Last year, NVIDIA made waves when they announced that they would be acquiring ARM from SoftBank. Given that NVIDIA’s chipset efforts have kind of been limited to its own products as of late, acquiring ARM would allow them to get back into the semiconducting business in a huge way.

NVIDIA Is Bringing Back The GTX 1050 Ti
Right now, the latest NVIDIA GeForce cards are its 30 series. However, if you’ve been trying to build your own PC, you might have realized that their GPUs are a bit hard to come by as people have been snapping them up pretty quickly. To address GPU shortages, it seems that NVIDIA has done something a bit unconventional.

Qualcomm Is Objecting To NVIDIA’s Acquisition Of ARM
Last year, it was reported that NVIDIA was getting ready to acquire ARM from SoftBank in a deal that was said to be worth $40 billion. Initially there were rumors and speculation that Apple might be interested given how the company is now making their own chipsets, but it seems that NVIDIA would be the one landing the deal.

Cryptocurrency Miners Are Now Snapping Up RTX 30 Laptops To Mine For Ethereum
Mining for cryptocurrency is essentially a race. The faster your machine is capable of solving the problems, the faster you get your cryptocurrency. This is why at one point in time, GPUs were suddenly in short supply as many miners started buying the best GPUs they could afford to make their mining rigs as powerful as possible.

NVIDIA’s GeForce Now Updated With M1 Mac Support
If you’re one of the early adopters of Apple’s new M1 Mac computers, you might be interested to learn that NVIDIA has recently updated its GeForce Now game streaming app where it will now be officially supported on the M1 chipset.