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Normally when you want a high-end liquid cooled PC, you end up having to roll your own. For people that lack experience that can be a daunting task because one leak could spell doom for your PC hardware. EK Water Blocks traditionally made the water blocks that gamers would purchase for building up their own gaming computers. It has now announced that it will be building pre-assembled gaming PCs ready to roll right out of the box. The machines are being built under the EK Fluid Gaming Systems brand. The company notes that it is allocating all of its GPUs to gaming rigs rather than crypto miners... 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,... Read more...
NVIDIA's next-generation graphics architecture for the consumer market is highly anticipated. After all, the current-generation Pascal architecture was launched two year ago, although we've seen some meaningful updates at the high-end over that time period.  Given all the pent-up hype surrounding 12nm Turing GPU architecture, it's understandable that the rumormill is working overtime to try to piece together what NVIDIA has in store. The latest rumors suggest that at the heart of the GeForce GTX 1180 will be a GT104 GPU measuring around 400mm2 with 3584 CUDA cores. For comparison,... Read more...
Updated 4/17/2018: The article below has been updated with a video from AMD which it hopes will drive its point home. If you've been following the graphics card market during the past few months, then you know about NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program, or GPP. AMD is going on the offensive against GPP with a new blog post entitled, "Radeon RX Graphics: A Gamer’s Choice" that was penned by Scott Herkelman, General Manager of Gaming. But before we delve into the blog, we need to provide a little bit of background on what exactly GPP is and what it hopes to achieve. NVIDIA says that GPP has... Read more...
Whether it's in the form of a crazy kill-streak, a last-second multiplayer victory, a hard-earned achievement, a comical death, or a whole slew of others, NVIDIA Highlights can make sure all your most incredible in-game feats are never lost. And since NVIDIA Highlights does all the work behind the scenes, you won’t need to take time away from the action to manually setup the recordings. Just focus on the game, and let the technology do the heavy lifting for you. With supported games, NVIDIA Highlights automatically captures and saves all the most critical moments through videos,... Read more...
There was a lot of hype and excitement surrounding Vega, the latest GPU architecture from AMD, spearheaded by former Radeon Technologies Group boss Raja Koduri (who is now at Intel where, among other things, is working on a discrete gaming GPU). When it arrived, Vega brought parity to NVIDIA's Pascal architecture, which at the time had been on the market for a year. Looking ahead, there is chatter that AMD's next GPU architecture codenamed Navi will not propel the company ahead of NVIDIA in graphics, either. Navi's existence is not a secret by any means, though most of the details surrounding the... Read more...
Back in January 2017, AOC announced the AG352UCG gaming monitorwhich featured a 35-inch panel with a 100Hz refresh rate. Now, just over a year later, AOC is back with a refreshed version of the monitor called the AG352UCG6. The new AG352UCG6 retains the 35-inch panel size of its predecessor, but now includes an 1800R curvature instead of 2000R. In addition, the refresh rate has been boosted from 100Hz to a loftier 120Hz for even smoother visuals while gaming. Like before, the resolution of the display is listed at WQHD (3440x1440). Other features include 300 cd/m2brightness rating, 4ms response... Read more...
Just before the end of 2017, NVIDIA dropped a bit of a bombshell: it'd be soon dropping support for 32-bit OSes with its GeForce GPU drivers. Admittedly, such a move was inevitable, as x64 OSes have been available to mainstream audiences for at least 13 years, with Windows XP Professional x64 Edition having released on April 25, 2005.  The end is now nigh, and NVIDIA has laid out all of the details on its support website. First and foremost, NVIDIA plans to drop all 32-bit GPU driver support on the GeForce side effective this month. Security releases will continue to be issued until January... Read more...
For the most part, graphics card pricing has been out of whack for the past several months, due to both a memory chip shortage and a boom in cryptocurrency mining. It's been depressing for gamers, but the good news is there appears to be light at the end of the tunnel. While graphics cards are still selling for above MSRP, prices are trending downward, and in some cases are significantly lower than just a few months ago. This is true of both AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards. Mid-range and high-end options from both sides are cheaper now than they have been, and hopefully the trend continues... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, Marco, Chris, and Dave discuss Intel's barrage of Coffee Lake CPUs that arrived this week, including Core i9 6-core chips for laptops, Dell's great new XPS 15 2-in-1 with its Intel/AMD hybrid processor, Intel's Hades Canyon Gaming NUC, Lenovo's 6th Gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a monster supercomputer from NVIDIA powered by a bunch of Volta GPUs, and details of a new killer AMD Raven Ridge PC gaming rig we’ll be giving away... Show Notes: 03:21 - Intel Unleashes Salvo Of Coffee Lake 8th Gen Core Laptop And Desktop Chips, Core i9 Mobile CPU... Read more...
Acer has announced refreshed Aspire Nitro 5 notebook computers, and while there are no visual changes to speak of, there is plenty going on under the hood that makes this a worth upgrade. The Nitro 5 has been updated to the latest 8th generation Intel Core i5 processors, and versions of the notebook with Core i7 processor will be arriving soon. The machines are aimed at casual gamers and pro users that need power for more complex workloads. "Acer is excited to be among the first to offer the new Intel Core i7+ processors with our new Nitro 5 gaming notebook," said Jerry Hou, General Manager,... Read more...
Two years after the launch of Pascal, the gaming community is eager to see what NVIDIA has in store for its next generation of graphics cards. Luckily for us, SK Hynix may have just given us some additional insight into when NVIDIA's upcoming consumer graphics cards – which include the GeForce GTX 1180 and GTX 1170 -- will launch thanks to comments that were made at GTC 2018. SK Hynix told Gamers Nexus that mass production of its GDDR6 memory (operating at speeds of at least 16Gbps) will take place within the next three months, which puts us on target for June/July. NVIDIA's next generation... Read more...
Of the over 28,000 attendees at NVIDIA’s GTC 2018 GPU Technology Conference, many converged on the San Jose Convention Center this week to learn about advancements in AI and Machine Learning that the company would bring to the table for developers, researchers and service providers in the field. Today, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took to the stage to unveil a number of GPU-powered innovations for Machine Learning, including a new AI super computer and an updated version of the company’s powerful Tesla V100 GPU that now sports a hefty 32 Gigabytes of on-board HBM2 memory. NVIDIA Tesla V100... Read more...
We were first introduced to NVIDIA's 12nm Volta GV100 GPU architecture back in early May 2017 when the Tesla V100 Accelerator debuted. NVIDIA later extended its GV100 GPU to the Titan V (you can read the HotHardware review here), which is aimed at professional and academic deep learning applications. Now, NVIDIA is ready to unleash the Quadro GV100, which brings Volta GPU architecture to the company's lineup of professional graphics cards. NVIDIA is really throwing down the hammer with the Quadro GV100, as the graphics card has 32GB of HBM2 onboard, which is scalable to a 64GB addressable frame... Read more...
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