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AMD isn’t the only hardware company making waves this week at SIGGRAPH 2017. NVIDIA is looking to bolster its position in the professional graphics arena with a few new breakthroughs. The first of which is the addition of two new external graphics solutions that are targeted at professional artists and designers who primarily work with notebooks. NVIDIA is making it possible for these professionals to use either Pascal-based TITAN xP or Quadro graphics cards within an external GPU (eGPU) enclosure. NVIDIA will be partnering with a number of hardware partners including Bizon, Magma, and Sonnet, who will make compatible solutions available in September. “While more computer power than ever... Read more...
The future is looking bright for AMD, and by extension the same can be said about the consumer market. After all, competition is good for everyone, whether you are a fan of AMD or Intel, or are indifferent. AMD has managed to make itself competitive again in the high-end processor market with Ryzen (and soon with Threadipper), and on the GPU side, AMD is getting ready to launch gaming oriented Radeon RX Vega cards. AMD took to Twitter to remind everyone of its plans to launch Radeon RX Vega cards at SIGGRAPH 2017, which takes place in Los Angeles from July 30 to August 3. That means we are now just a month away from finally getting the full scoop on Vega as it pertains to the gaming market, versus... Read more...