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NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program (GPP) has garnered a lot of controversy over the past two months, with claims of anti-competitive behavior including restrictive contracts that have to be signed by OEM and AIB partners, and allegations of supply restrictions for those that don't sign on the dotted line. According to NVIDIA, the company originally created GPP to "ensure that gamers have full transparency into the GPU platform and software they’re being sold." NVIDIA's John Temple went on to add: [The] program means that we’ll be promoting our GPP partner brands across the web, on social media, at events and more. And GPP partners will get early access to our latest innovations,... Read more...
Earlier this week, AMD took the gloves off and finally addressed the reports that NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program (GPP) has been causing upheaval in the graphics market. The blog post centered on giving gamers more choice with respect to gaming hardware and took a few shots at NVIDIA with respect to a "gamer tax" on its proprietary adaptive refresh technology like G-SYNC. For the most part, the blog post, which was written by AMD's Scott Herkelman, tried to get its point across by not leveling too many specific accusations against NVIDIA. In fact, NVIDIA wasn't even called out by name, but we all knew exactly who Herkelman was talking about.  However, that was a corporate-backed... Read more...
There are more questions than answers surrounding NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program (GPP), which offers hardware partners a slew of perks and support in exchange for aligning their gaming brands with NVIDIA's products. Beyond a blog post by NVIDIA announcing the program, companies have been willing to discuss the program in detail. As such, it's not clear which companies are choosing to participate, and which ones are not. However, there is a rumor that ASUS has opted to join the program, that it's creating a new AREZ sub-brand for AMD cards. We're taking this rumor with a pound of salt, but according to Videocardz and information it obtained "directly from ASUS," the company is attaching its... Read more...