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Extended PC buying cycle drove the add-in board market in first quarter

Extended PC buying cycle drove the add-in board market in first quarter

AMD gains market share on Nvidia. The market for add-in graphics boards (AIB) increased in the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest market report from Jon Peddie Research. AMD gained market share for the fourth consecutive quarter. Quarter-to-quarter AIB shipments increased 4.8% and 5.8% year-to-year. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer add-in graphics […]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →
Nvidia GTX 1080, Pascal technology for gamers

Nvidia GTX 1080, Pascal technology for gamers

Nvidia adds a wealth of features for gamers to the GeForce GTX including an expanded VRWorks, the Ansel camera, multi-GPU support with expanded over-clocking options, and optimized views for VR, curved screens, and multiple monitors. By Jon Peddie Nvidia announced its GeForce GTX 1080, the first gaming add-in board based on the company’s new Pascal architecture. […]

By May 17, 2016 Read More →
Stratasys builds 3D printing cloud app from GrabCAD

Stratasys builds 3D printing cloud app from GrabCAD

The new design-to-print workflow automates the process of preparing 3D models for printing and accepts major CAD program formats in addition to STL. Stratasys has unveiled its long-awaited repurposing of GrabCAD, which it acquired in 2014, with today’s announcement of GrabCAD Cloud. Stratasys says GrabCAD Cloud will speed time-to-print significantly, by focusing on the pain […]

By May 17, 2016 Read More →
Samsung Gear headset is a great way to try virtual reality

Samsung Gear headset is a great way to try virtual reality

Easy to install, quick to learn. If content keeps up this will be a top seller. By Jon Peddie Samsung Gear, the new virtual reality head-mounted display (HMD), is easy as can be to get started. Put in a phone, it tells you to download and install the Gear app. Just hit “Next” a couple […]

By May 15, 2016 Read More →
Nvidia unveils new Quadro GPUs

Nvidia unveils new Quadro GPUs

One for the road and one for the desk. By Alex Herrera Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) has in the past been a forum to launch a new line of Quadro brand professional GPU products. And while we this year we saw the official unveiling of the next-generation Pascal chip (the GP100), we didn’t see any […]

By May 12, 2016 Read More →
SPEC releases new cloud IaaS benchmark

SPEC releases new cloud IaaS benchmark

Global spending on Infrastructure-as-a-Service hit $16 billion in 2015. The new benchmark tests three primary performance metrics. SPEC has released new benchmark software that measures the performance of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud implementations. The SPEC Cloud IaaS 2016 benchmark measures scalability, elasticity and provisioning capabilities of IaaS cloud implementations, both public and private. Cloud providers, users […]

By May 9, 2016 Read More →
Make 360-degree movies with Autonomous Teleport stereoscopic camera

Make 360-degree movies with Autonomous Teleport stereoscopic camera

The unit snaps onto your Android smartphone. By Jon Peddie The Autonomous Teleport lets you save and share videos in stereoscopic 3D (S3D). The kit comes with smartphone headset and a dual-camera (for stereo vision) module. The camera module captures at 720p HD, and is small enough to put in your pocket or purse. You […]

By May 6, 2016 Read More →
HP refreshes Z1 all-in-one workstation

HP refreshes Z1 all-in-one workstation

Moore’s Law and new graphics preferences make the all-in-one price competitive with traditional workstations. By Jon Peddie HP has revamped the Z1—their ground-breaking machine that was the first all-in-one workstation. So now, six or so years later, HP has been able to engineer some of the cost and weight out of the machine and refine […]

By May 4, 2016 Read More →
Big expectations behind Nvidia’s new Pascal GPU   

Big expectations behind Nvidia’s new Pascal GPU   

This next-generation compute platform will find a place in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning as well as existing graphics-intensive applications.   By Alex Herrera The veils are now officially off of Pascal, as Nvidia gave a complete rundown on the ins and outs of the company’s next-generation GPU, expected for production release in […]

By May 3, 2016 Read More →
AMD unveils new 32GB graphics board and 3ds Max plug-in

AMD unveils new 32GB graphics board and 3ds Max plug-in

The high bandwidth board was presented at NAB running a variety of high-end graphics programs. Virtual reality is an obvious application. AMD used the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show,  to announce its latest FirePro professional graphics card. AMD says the new FirePro W9100 32GB is “the world’s first workstation graphics card with … […]

By April 28, 2016 Read More →