GPUs

The curtains are drawn and it’s almost showtime for Qualcomm and its Snapdragon X SoC team. After first detailing the SoC nearly 8 months ago at the company’s most recent Snapdragon Summit, and making numerous performance disclosures in the intervening months, the Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus launch is nearly upon us. The chips have already shipped to Qualcomm’s laptop partners, and the first laptops are set to ship next week. In the last 8 months Qualcomm has made a lot of interesting claims for their high-performance Windows-on-Arm SoC – many of which will be put to the test in the coming weeks. But beyond all the performance claims and bluster amidst what is shaping up to be a highly competitive environment for...

ASRock's Low-Profile Arc A310 Fits Every PC and Every Budget

ASRock this week has introduced an Intel Arc-based A310 Low Profile 4 GB graphics card. Aimed at the lower power/size/cost portion of the video card market, the entry-level A310...

15 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2023

Arm's Clients and Partners Signal Interest to Invest $735 Million Ahead of IPO

According to fresh SEC filings from Arm, the chip IP designer has secured a slew of industry investors ahead of the company's impending IPO. Aiming for a strong start...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2023

MSI Goes Compact with New GeForce RTX 40-Series Gaming Slim Cards

Modern graphics cards are notorious for their massive cooling systems and dimensions that are hard to fit into mainstream PC chassis and almost impossible to fit into compact PC...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/30/2023

AMD Teases FSR 3 and Hypr-RX: Updated Radeon Performance Technologies Available in September

Alongside this morning’s announcement of the new Radeon RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT video cards, AMD is also using their Gamescom launch event to deliver an update...

43 by Ryan Smith on 8/25/2023

AMD Announces Radeon RX 7800 XT & Radeon RX 7700 XT: Enthusiast-Class RDNA3 For 1440p Gaming

With the Gamescom convention taking place in Germany this week, AMD is using Europe’s largest video game trade show as the venue for their latest Radeon video card announcements...

38 by Ryan Smith on 8/25/2023

NVIDIA Reports Q2 FY2024 Earnings: $13B Revenue Blows Past Records On Absurd Data Center Demand

NVIDIA this afternoon has announced their results for the second quarter of their 2024 fiscal year, delivering what’s arguably the most anticipated earnings report of the season. Riding high...

19 by Ryan Smith on 8/23/2023

Synopsys Surpasses $500M/Year in AI Chip Revenue, Expects Further Rapid Growth

Demand for generative artificial intelligence (AI) applications is so high that NVIDIA's high-performance compute GPUs like A100 and H100 are reportedly sold out for quarters to come. Dozens of...

5 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2023

SK hynix Begins Sampling HBM3e, Volume Production Planned For H1 2024

SK hynix on Monday announced that it had completed initial development of its first HBM3E memory stacks, and has begun sampling the memory to a customer. The updated ("extended"...

4 by Anton Shilov on 8/21/2023

Intel Cuts Some R&D Positions in California to Reduce Costs

As Intel continues to refocus on its core competencies, the company has been no stranger to shedding business units and jobs in the process. And while the roughly 132,000...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/18/2023

AMD to Unveil 'Major' New Radeon Products Next Week at Gamescom

Earlier this month, AMD said that it would refresh its lineup of Radeon RX graphics cards for gamers this quarter, and apparently, the new products are set to be...

27 by Anton Shilov on 8/17/2023

Memory Makers on Track to Double HBM Output in 2023

TrendForce projects a remarkable 105% increase in annual bit shipments of high-bandwidth memory (HBM) this year. This boost comes in response to soaring demands from AI and high-performance computing...

9 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2023

NVIDIA Completes ProViz Ada Lovelace Lineup with Three New Graphics Cards

When NVIDIA began to roll out their Ada Lovelace architecture to the workstation market, the company introduced its new flagship RTX 6000 Ada graphics card meant to offer the...

2 by Anton Shilov on 8/8/2023

NVIDIA Unveils Updated GH200 'Grace Hopper' Superchip with HBM3e Memory, Shipping in Q2'2024

At SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, NVIDIA unveiled a new variant of their GH200' superchip,' which is set to be the world's first GPU chip to be equipped with HBM3e...

4 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/8/2023

Colorful Reveals Mini-ITX GeForce RTX 4060 Ti

Colorful has quietly introduced GeForce RTX 4060 Ti graphics cards in Mini-ITX form-factor that combine compact dimensions and performance of Nvidia's latest Ada Lovelace GPUs. In fact, with the...

2 by Anton Shilov on 8/8/2023

Gigabyte Launches Low-Profile GeForce RTX 4060 Graphics Card

The relatively low power consumption of Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4060 graphics processor allows graphics card makers to experiment with the form factors of their products. We have already seen...

10 by Anton Shilov on 8/7/2023

Cloud Provider Gets $2.3 Billion Debt Using NVIDIA's H100 as Collateral

CoreWeave, an NVIDIA-backed cloud service provider specializing in GPU-accelerated services, has secured a debt facility worth $2.3 billion using NVIDIA's H100-based hardware as collateral. The company intends to use...

18 by Anton Shilov on 8/4/2023

AMD to Introduce New Enthusiast-Class Graphics Cards This Quarter

As part of their quarterly earnings call this week, AMD revealed that the company is getting ready to launch new enthusiast-class Radeon RX 7000-series graphics cards in the coming...

30 by Anton Shilov on 8/3/2023

AMD Announces Radeon Pro W7600 & W7500: Pro RDNA 3 For The Mid-Range

As AMD continues to launch their full graphics product stacks based on their latest RDNA 3 architecture GPUs, the company is now preparing their next wave of professional cards...

5 by Ryan Smith on 8/3/2023

Intel Quietly Launches New Arc GPUs for Laptops

Intel has quietly released two new Arc Alchemist-series graphics processors for laptops. The new Arc A530M and Arc A570M target mid-range notebooks designed for light gaming. Perhaps the most...

3 by Anton Shilov on 8/2/2023

Samsung Completes Initial GDDR7 Development: First Parts to Reach Up to 32Gbps/pin

Samsung has announced this evening that they have completed development on their first generation of GDDR7 memory. The next iteration of the high bandwidth memory technology, which has been...

11 by Ryan Smith on 7/18/2023

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