Nvidia Calls for Limits as Crypto Hysteria Pushes GPU Prices Sky High

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You can thank the surge of interest in cryptocurrency for the increase in graphics card prices, but Nvidia is trying to do something about it. “Trying” is the operative word here.

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Nvidia May Be Prepping a New GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q to Counter Intel, AMD

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Nvidia is reportedly readying a new version of the GTX 1050 Ti with a Max-Q spin on the silicon. Is it a move against AMD’s just-announced Vega Mobile or a shot across the bow of Intel’s Vega-equipped CPUs?

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Nvidia Launches $3,000 Titan V, ‘World’s Most Powerful PC GPU’

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Nvidia just took the wraps off the newest edition to the Titan family, the Volta-powered Titan V. The new GPU is explicitly targeting AI and deep learning workloads, and while it’s anything but cheap, it’s also a heck of a lot less expensive than buying an HPC installation.

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Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer

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Nvidia has made a massive upgrade to its own supercomputer, the SaturnV, courtesy of the Volta V100 GPU.

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HP's virtual reality simulator will 'build' a colony on Mars

HP is hooking up with chip company Nvidia and others in a “Mars Home Planet” project where participants make 3D models of Martian buildings, cities, vehicles and infrastructure.

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Nvidia Considers Multi-Chip GPUs for Future Designs

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A new research paper from Nvidia suggests the company is looking to new designs for future cards — including non-monolithic GPUs that would communicate with each other via MCM-like signaling.

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Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

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Nvidia has been working to make its GPUs increasingly friendly to AI applications, but its new Volta architecture takes that to a much higher level with a newly designed Tensor Core.

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Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of

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Nvidia has added support for 4K streaming to a new driver available via the Windows Insider program, but 4K streaming is still limited to a relative handful of GPUs.

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Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google’s TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks

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Nvidia doesn’t think Google’s TPU-versus-GPU comparison last week told the whole story on what its graphics cards can bring to the table. What changes when Pascal enters the picture?

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Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support

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Nvidia just launched a new, top-end GPU to replace the six-month old Titan X. The new Titan Xp is faster, bigger, and meaner than its predecessor.

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Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

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Nvidia has teamed up with Microsoft to create a new GPU-centric server with flexible interconnects and up to eight GPUs per system.

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Nvidia turns everything to 11 with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080 price cuts

Nvidia announced the GTX 1080 Ti at GDC. It packs almost all the horsepower of the Titan X, with few compromises.

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Nvidia offering ‘PC Gaming Revival’ kits to make old hardware fresh again

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Nvidia is offering a new “PC Revival Kit” bundle to customers in Latin America. If it catches on, will we see similar products selling in the US?

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IBM, Nvidia release new PowerAI software suite for deep learning projects

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IBM and Nvidia have collaborated to develop a new software suite for Power microprocessors and Nvidia GPUs. Dubbed PowerAI, it’s meant to allow for much faster deep learning and faster problem solving.

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Nvidia absolutely crushes its quarterly earnings, has its first $2 billion quarter

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Nvidia announced its quarterly earnings this week, and the company’s performance was off-the-charts good. Huge gains in gaming, AI, automotive, and data center sales propelled Team Green to its strongest quarter ever, by multiple metrics.

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10 years ago, Nvidia launched the G80-powered GeForce 8800 and changed PC gaming, computing forever

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Ten years ago today, Nvidia launched its G80 architecture, a fundamentally new approach to both PC gaming and GPGPU computing that delivered huge performance improvements and performance-per-watt gains. We sat down with two of the Nvidia engineers responsible to discuss its success, the challenges, and how the G80 influenced the GPUs we use today, up to and including Pascal itself.

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Amazon adds Nvidia GPU firepower to its compute cloud

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If you’ve ever wanted to take 8 Nvidia K80 GPUs for a test drive (without buying 8 K80’s worth of graphics hardware), now is your chance.

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Nvidia’s excellent first quarter buoyed by gaming, automotive wins, and data centers

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Nvidia just posted strong quarterly results thanks to gains across the board. The upcoming GTX 1080 and 1070 are likely to boost earnings further.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228402-nvidias-excellent-first-quarter-buoyed-by-gaming-automotive-wins-and-data-centers

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Nvidia goes all-in on self-driving cars, including a robotic car racing league

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Nvidia is clearly pinning a large part of its future growth on the autonomous vehicle market — both its development and delivery. It’s even part of the DIY market for scale model versions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226071-nvidia-goes-all-in-on-self-driving-cars-including-a-robotic-car-racing-league

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AMD, Nvidia evenly matched in The Division, first game-ready Nvidia drivers problematic

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AMD and Nvidia match up well in Ubisoft’s new The Division, with Nvidia capturing the pole position and AMD holding well in the mid-to-high-end segments. Early NV drivers for the game were bugged but the company has already pushed an updated beta to resolve the issue.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/224361-amd-nvidia-evenly-matched-in-the-division-first-game-ready-drivers-from-nvidia-problematic

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