Due to disagreement with NV’s business practice, it won’t offer Nvidia next-gen series. EVGA was founded in 1998 and entered the PC graphics add-in board (AIB) market in 2000 when it developed the first highly efficient cooler for Nvidia’s GeForce MX 440, affectionally called the banana because of its color and shape. Over the years, EVGA became the largest AIB supplier of … [Read more...] about EVGA quits Nvidia
SPECviewperf 2020 v3.1 benchmark is a significant update. At Siggraph 2022 in Vancouver, SPEC (Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation) announced the release of its SPECviewperf 2020 v3.1 graphics benchmark. This is a significant update to its industry-standard software for measuring graphics performance when using professional software applications. Measuring … [Read more...] about SPEC’s latest WS graphics benchmark
Nvidia provides us with the most powerful GPU in the solar system. The RTX 3090 Ti is an imposing AIB, and that is even before you get it out of the box, weighing in at more than 5 pounds. However, you become truly impressed with its size only after you see it. EVGA’s FTW3 3090 Ti Ultra Gaming’s dimensions are 11.5 inches in length, 4.5 inches in width, and 3 inches in … [Read more...] about Review: EVGA’s RTX 3090 Ti FTW3 Ultra Gaming AIB
Quarter-to-quarter graphics add-in board shipments increased significantly by 29.5% year-to-year and 3.0% quarter-to-quarter. Unit shipments in the add-in board market increased in Q4'21 from last quarter, while AMD gained market share. Over $13.5 billion worth of AIBs shipped in the quarter. According to a new research report from the analyst firm Jon Peddie Research, AIB … [Read more...] about Add-in board market reaches $51.8 billion in 2021
China’s local GPU company announces three new products. Founded in October 2020 in Haidian, Beijing, China, the 80-employee company Moore Threads has introduced three AIBs—the MTT S10, MTT S2000, and just recently, the MTT S60 gaming AIB. The company had announced at their formation that they would be bringing out a series of GPUs for AI and gaming. And true to their word, … [Read more...] about Moore Threads comes out
Nothing as we know it has been, or will be, the same. The year started with uncertainty and half-way in, things still haven’t settled down; maybe they never will. Nvidia kept introducing new GPUs and AIBs. Its Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) has given the company an edge with dedicated hardware accelerated ray tracing. They kept making ray tracing more compelling … [Read more...] about What happened this year in GPU land?
Little brother to 3060 Ti Nvidia cites gamers playing Watch Dogs 2 with high settings realizing 60 fps with a GeForce GTX 1060, but with Watch Dogs: Legion (released last October), they only get 24 fps. And with ray tracing turned on, the game becomes unplayable on the GTX 1060. The GTX 1060 also lacks the latest enhancements and features of newer GPUs.Nvidia’s GeForce … [Read more...] about Nvidia’s RTX 3060
As software applications increasingly take advantage of GPU features, customers take notice. PC GPU market shipments increased by 3.4% sequentially from last quarter but decreased year-to-year by -1.3%. The PC market has seen modest growth as the market rewards specialized hardware designs over low-cost “vanilla” PCs. The trends have favored workstations, gaming machines, and … [Read more...] about Graphics chips get a boost in 2019, so what’s next?
The first Radeon 5600 was introduced 10 years ago. Based on AMD's brand new Navi GPU, the new Radeon 5600 XT is a testament to technology advances and targets 1080p gamers. AMD has introduced it's Radeon 5600 again, and this time it’s called the Radeon RX 5600 XT. Ten years ago, it was called the Radeon HD 5600. This latest version doesn’t support VGA or DVI, but we don’t … [Read more...] about AMD’s Radeon RX 5600 XT
The Intel engine has started to purr. The company turned in a great quarter, and now CEO Bob Swan tells investors the Intel Xe DG1 GPU has been powered on in the lab. Intel released their third-quarter results (see Intel Q3 2019 results) and reported record results. In the analyst call, Intel’s CEO Bob Swan said the company is on target to return to a schedule of major … [Read more...] about Everybody dance now: Intel GPU turned on