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China's Crypto Crackdown Could Help Usher in a Return to Sanity for GPU Prices

Finding new graphics cards at reasonable prices has been almost impossible as of late, but that might be about to change after prices for GPUs in China fell by as much as 66 percent following a number of crypto mining shutdowns across Sichuan, Xinjian, and Inner Mongolia. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, China, Bitcoin, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Gpu, Cryptocurrency, Video Cards, Inner Mongolia, South China Morning Post, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units

Alienware Picked a Good Time to Get Back On Board With AMD

It’s been more than a decade since Alienware last put an AMD CPU in any of its laptops, but all that is changing with the m15 R5. Not only does the m15 R5 support a range of AMD’s latest Ryzen processors, it also sports a revamped design, a bunch of new display options, better cooling, and even a mechanical keyboard…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Intel, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Razer, Alienware, Laptop, Personal Computing, Computer Engineering, Advanced Micro Devices, Graphics Processing Unit, GPGPU, Video game hardware, Fabless Semiconductor Companies

Nvidia Looks to Boost Its Smart Car Tech With Acquisition of DeepMaps

In another effort to boost its tech portfolio for self-driving cars, Nvidia recently announced a deal to acquire startup DeepMaps.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Tegra, Video Cards, Boost, Business Finance, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, DeepMap, Ampere, Nvidia Drive, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units

Nvidia Shows Off Its New Gaming Flagship GPU

While they almost certainly won’t solve the shortage of graphics cards on their own, today Nvidia announced two new members of the RTX 30-series family with its new 3080 Ti and 3070 TI GPUs. Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Turing, Ti, EVGA, Video Cards, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, GA104, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Geforce 10 Series, Technology Internet, Geforce 30 Series, Gddr6 Sdram

AMD's New RX 6000M GPUs Are Here to Pick a Fight with Nvidia

Previously, AMD didn’t really have mobile graphics cards that could properly take on Nvidia’s line of RTX 30-series laptop GPUs, but that changes today with the introduction of AMD’s new line of Radeon RX 6000M mobile GPUs.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Amd, Radeon, Video Cards, Ati Technologies, Vega, Evo, Advanced Micro Devices, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Technology Internet, Electronic Engineering

The Asus ROG Strix G15 Packs a Punch With AMD's Impressive New Graphics Card

I’ve said before that PC makers who don’t offer AMD-based configs are pretty much trolling their customers, and with the release of AMD’s new RX 6000M line of mobile GPUs, that sentiment feels even more applicable. By combining a top-tier AMD mobile CPU with AMD’s latest flagship laptop graphics card, Asus’ ROG Strix…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Asus, Intel, Computers, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Razer, Gpu, Video Cards, Evo, Personal Computing, Advanced Micro Devices, Gaming Computer, Graphics Processing Unit

This Obviously Fake Nvidia RTX 4090 Is Ridiculous and Perfect

April Fool’s is the worst holiday, but this is one stunt we can get behind. Someone built an obviously fake Nvidia RTX 4090 and 4090 Ti to get into the spirit—and to poke fun at the current graphics cards situation—and it’s so ridiculous it has to be seen to be believed. Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Video Cards, Parts, Andersen, Cuda, Human Interest, 3dfx Interactive, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Rtx, Nvidia Rtx, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Technology Internet

GameStop Decided Now Is a Good Time to Start Selling Graphics Cards

Given the state of the current GPU market and, well, the PC hardware market as a whole, it would be an interesting business decision for any company to start selling components. But this is 2021, and all logic be damned; GameStop is going to start selling graphic cards.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Newegg, Intel, Computing, Amd, Micro Center, Gpu, Video Cards, Gamestop, Pc Game, Open Gaming Alliance, Advanced Micro Devices, Business Finance, Computer Architecture, GPGPU

There's a Hidden Code in Intel's New Graphics Card Teaser

Intel posted a cryptic teaser on Twitter this morning that seems to suggest the chipmaker is getting ready to release more details about its long-awaited gaming graphics card, the Xe HPG.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Intel, Computing, Nvidia, Virtual Reality, Amd, Gpu, Video Cards, Advanced Micro Devices, Graphics Processing Unit, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Xe, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware

AMD's RX 6700 XT Is Here, and There's Even More Good News for Radeon Owners

Today, AMD officially revealed the newest member of its Radeon 6000-series family: the RX 6700 XT. Situated just below the RX 6800, AMD said this is an ideal graphics card for anyone with a high refresh rate, 1440p monitor who wants to play games on max settings. And yes, Smart Access Memory is enabled, too, so if you…Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Radeon, Video Cards, GeForce, Advanced Micro Devices, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, RDNA, Radeon RX 6000 Series, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Technology Internet, HP Business Desktops

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3060 Is Fine, but Seriously, Just Splurge on the 3060 Ti

I know, I know, it’s hard to be excited about new graphics cards when there’s a chip shortage and scalpers and crypto miners are snatching up all the stock before regular ol’ consumers can buy ‘em. I know. Waiting sucks, especially when new GPUs keep cropping up. But while that money is burning a hole in your pocket,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Video Cards, GeForce, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Rtx, Nvidia Rtx, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Geforce 20 Series, Geforce 30 Series

Nvidia Is Making Graphics Cards Just for Cryptocurrency Miners

Attempting to get ahead of cryptocurrency miners who might snatch up a good chunk of RTX 3060 stock when the GPU goes on sale next week, Nvidia announced this morning it now has a dedicated card for professional mining.Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Turing, Gpu, Cryptocurrency, Video Cards, GeForce, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Geforce 20 Series, Nvidia Nvdec

Nvidia Is Rereleasing Outdated GPUs as Chip Shortages Squeeze PC Makers

What’s old is new again. Chipmakers are continuing to sound the alarm over shortages continuing into 2021, so Nvidia plans to release stocks of its older GTX 1050 Ti and RTX 2060 to make up for global GPU shortages.Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nvidia, Gpu, Video Cards, GeForce, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Geforce 20 Series, Geforce 10 Series, Geforce 30 Series, Nvidia Purevideo

Intel Launches Its First Desktop Graphics Cards in More Than 20 Years

It’s been more than 20 years since Intel released its last desktop graphics card, the Intel740, but as of yesterday the company is officially back in the discrete GPU game.Read more...
Tags: Science, Intel, Computing, Nvidia, Gpu, Video Cards, Ati Technologies, Intel Graphics, Advanced Micro Devices, Graphics Processing Unit, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Intel Xe, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware, Technology_internet

Intel and Nvidia Are Probably Not Colluding to Keep AMD Out of Gaming Laptops

If you’ve visited the AMD subreddit, the Linus Tech Tips forums, or elsewhere over the last several months, you might have come across a conspiracy theory that Intel and Nvidia struck a secret deal with one another to keep higher-end GPUs out of AMD Ryzen 4000-series laptops. If you looked at the slate of AMD laptops…Read more...
Tags: Science, Zen, Intel, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Video Cards, Computer Engineering, Advanced Micro Devices, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, RYZEN, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units, Geforce 20 Series

AWS launches its next-gen GPU instances

AWS today announced the launch of its newest GPU-equipped instances. Dubbed P4, these new instances are launching a decade after AWS launched its first set of Cluster GPU instances. This new generation is powered by Intel Cascade Lake processors and eight of NVIDIA’s A100 Tensor Core GPUs. These instances, AWS promises, offer up to 2.5x the deep learning performance of the previous generation — and training a comparable model should be about 60% cheaper with these new instances. Image Credits:...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Cloud Computing, Tech, Intel, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Nvidia, Machine Learning, Aws, Gpu, Amazon Web Services, GE Healthcare, Cloud Infrastructure, Aon

Nvidia acquires data storage and management platform SwiftStack

Nvidia today announced that it has acquired SwiftStack, a software-centric data storage and management platform that supports public cloud, on-premises and edge deployments. The company’s recent launches focused on improving its support for AI, high-performance computing and accelerated computing workloads, which is surely what Nvidia is most interested in here. “Building AI supercomputers is exciting to the entire SwiftStack team,” says the company’s co-founder and CPO Joe Arnold in today’s ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Verizon, Enterprise, Tech, Paypal, Artificial Intelligence, Nvidia, Supercomputer, Openstack, Gpu, Acquisition, TechCrunch, Exit, Storm Ventures, Mayfield

Discover Deep Learning with Nvidia’s Robotics Workshop on April 17 at UC Berkeley

Nvidia is partnering with TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI to host a pre-conference workshop at UC Berkeley on April 17 titled Deep Learning for Robotics. In this eight-hour, instructor-led workshop you’ll get an overview of the Robot Operating System(ROS) and its associated architecture, followed by hands-on simulation and coding experience using a live GPU-accelerated environment. At the end of completing your assessment, you’ll get an Nvidia Deep Learning Institute certificate. Learn more a...
Tags: Python, TC, Technology, Finance, Articles, Events, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Nvidia, Linux, Simulation, Robotics, Uc-berkeley, Gpu, Deep Learning

Nvidia’s T4 GPUs are now available in beta on Google Cloud

Google Cloud today announced that Nvidia’s Turing-based Tesla T4 data center GPUs are now available in beta in its data centers in Brazil, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Tokyo and the United States. Google first announced a private test of these cards in November, but that was a very limited alpha test. All developers can now take these new T4 GPUs for a spin through Google’s Compute Engine service. The T4, which essentially uses the same processor architecture as Nvidia’s RTX cards for consu...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Tech, Nvidia, Machine Learning, Gpu, Google Cloud Platform, Vms, PCI Express, GPGPU, Tensor Cores, United States Google, Brazil India Netherlands Singapore Tokyo

Nvidia’s new Turing architecture is all about real-time ray tracing and AI

In recent days, word about Nvidia’s new Turing architecture started leaking out of the Santa Clara-based company’s headquarters. So it didn’t come as a major surprise that the company today announced during its Siggraph keynote the launch of this new architecture and three new pro-oriented workstation graphics cards in its Quadro family. Nvidia describes the new Turing architecture as “the greatest leap since the invention of the CUDA GPU in 2006.” That’s a high bar to clear, but there may be a ...
Tags: TC, Hardware, Microsoft, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Nvidia, Virtual Reality, Autodesk, Santa Clara, Gpu, Video Cards, Pascal, Amiga, Cuda, RT

Nvidia CEO comments on GPU shortage caused by Ethereum

There’s currently a shortage of Nvidia GPUs and Nvidia’s CEO pointed to Ethereum distributed ledgers as the cause. Today at Nvidia’s GTC conference he spoke to a group of journalists following his keynote address and addressed the shortage. Huang simply stated that Nvidia is not in the business of cryptocurrency or distributed ledgers. As such, he stated he preferred if his company’s GPUs were used the areas Nvidia is targeting though explained why Nvidia’s products are used for crypto mining...
Tags: TC, Tech, Ceo, Economy, Computing, Nvidia, Virtual Reality, Gpu, Cryptocurrency, Huang, GTC, GPGPU

Nvidia previews next-generation Drive Orin self-driving computer

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang revealed a forthcoming generation of the company’s self-driving Drive PX supercomputers for use in vehicles – the successor to the current Drive Pegasus, which will be called the Drive Orin and which will use essentially two Drive Pegasus computers combined into one, much smaller packages. This should ramp up the self-driving computing capability of vehicles in general, since Pegasus, when revealed in October of last year, contains two Xavier computers and two po...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Ceo, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Computing, Nvidia, Pegasus, Orin, GPGPU, Jensen Huang, PX Pegasus, Drive Orin

Nvidia CEO clarifies its GPUs are ‘absolutely’ immune to Meltdown and Spectre

 Nvidia issued a security bulletin on Tuesday detailing updates it made to its driver software to address the so-called Meltdown CPU vulnerability revealed by Google’s Project Zero. The bulletin was misinterpreted by some outlets as an admission that Nvidia’s GPUs were also affected. Read More
Tags: Google, TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Tech, Vulnerability, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Nvidia, Virtual Reality, Video Cards, GeForce, GPGPU, Jensen Huang

Nvidia and construction giant Komatsu partner on AI for job site safety

 Nvidia is teaming up with Komatsu, one of the largest manufacturers of heavy equipment for construction and mining in the world, to deploy AI at worksites across these industries in order to promote safety and increase efficiency. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced the partnership at GTC Japan today, and described how it’ll make use of Nvidia GPU hardware to provide virtual… Read More
Tags: TC, Tech, Computer Hardware, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Nvidia, Gtc Japan, Komatsu, GPGPU, Nvidia GPU, Jensen Huang

IBM touts improved distributed training time for visual recognition models

 Two months ago, Facebook’s AI Research Lab (FAIR) published some impressive training times for massively distributed visual recognition models. Today IBM is firing back with some numbers of its own. IBM’s research groups says it was able to train ResNet-50 for 1k classes in 50 minutes across 256 GPUs — which is effectively just the polite way of saying “my model… Read More
Tags: TC, Cloud, Facebook, Enterprise, Developer, Tech, Research, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Nvidia, Ibm, Ai, Gpu, Deep Learning, GPGPU, RESNET

Nvidia Volta GPU has over 120 Teraflops for Deep Learning and 5X power of Nvidia Pascal GPU

NVIDIA today launched Volta™ — the world’s most powerful GPU computing architecture, created to drive the next wave of advancement in artificial intelligence and high performance computing. The company also announced its first Volta-based processor, the NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 data center GPU, which brings extraordinary speed and scalability for AI inferencing and training, as well as for accelerating HPC and graphics workloads. “Artificial intelligence is driving the greatest technology advances i...
Tags: Technology, Samsung, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Nvidia, Gpu, Deep Learning, Moore, VOLTA, Cuda, GTC, NVIDIA Pascal GPU, GPGPU, Jensen Huang, Volta NVIDIA, Teraflops

Paperspace launches GPU-powered virtual machines loaded with tools for data scientists

 Not many companies would dare to fight with Amazon, Microsoft and Google at the same time, but three year old Paperspace thinks it can carve out a cloud computing niche by rolling out the red carpet for data scientists. Today it launched new GPU-powered virtual machines that utilize Nvidia’s Pascal cards. With pre-installed machine learning frameworks, Paperspace caters to the… Read More
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Cloud, Y Combinator, Developer, Cloud Computing, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Nvidia, Gpu, Pascal, Amazon Microsoft, GPGPU, Paperspace

Nvidia’s new Titan Xp top-end graphics card also offers Mac support

 Nvidia updates its top-of-the-line Titan graphics card yearly, so it’s only natural the Titan Xp got announced Thursday. The Titan Xp’s new specs include 12GB of GDDR5X memory running at 11.4 Gbps (!), an army of 3,840 CUDA cores running at 1.6GHz and 12 TFLOPs (that’s twelve trillion floating-point operations per second) of brute processing power. A GPU like this will be… Read More
Tags: Hardware, Tech, Computing, Nvidia, Gpu, Titan, Video Cards, GPGPU

AI Supercomputing era has arrived and FP16 exaflop supercomputers in 2018

Graphics chipmaker Nvidia made a strong showing at SC16 in Salt Lake City last week. Most prominent wins were achieving the number one spot on the Green500 list with new in-house DGX-1 supercomputer, SaturnV, and partnering with the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and several national laboratories to accelerate cancer research as part of the Cancer Moonshot initiative.The company kicked off its SC activities with a press briefing on Monday (Nov. 14), during which C...
Tags: Future, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Nvidia, Machine Learning, Salt Lake City, Gpu, Deep Learning, Huang, Jen Hsun Huang, GPGPU, Exaflop

Summit 200-250 petaflop artificial intelligence supercomputer being built in 2017 and possibly one exaflop at half precision

The future “Summit” pre-exascale supercomputer that is being built out in late 2017 and early 2018 for the US Department of Energy for its Oak Ridge National Laboratory looks like a giant cluster of systems that might be used for training neural networks. And that is an extremely convenient development.More than once during the SC16 supercomputing conference this week in Salt Lake City, the Summit system and its companion “Sierra” system that will be deployed at Lawrence Livermore National Labor...
Tags: China, Intel, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Nvidia, Machine Learning, Jaguar, Ibm, Supercomputer, Salt Lake City, Gpu, Titan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US Department of Energy, VOLTA, Tianhe