Nvidia’s CEO Declares Moore’s Law Dead

Nvidia’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, believes the traditional version of Moore’s Law is dead, replaced by a GPU trend he calls Hyper-Moore’s Law. He’s got a point.

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Intel, Not Nvidia, Will Power Tesla’s Infotainment Systems

Intel is muscling into Nvidia’s turf when it comes to vehicle partnerships. For now, Intel is only providing infotainment systems, but that’s not the end of Intel’s ambitions.

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AMD Confirms RX Vega Won’t Support 3-Way, 4-Way, Crossfire Configurations

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AMD has taken a page from Nvidia’s book and declared it will no longer support three-and-four-way Crossfire configurations. Given how few people use that many GPUs, it’s probably for the best.

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Nvidia Wants to Use AI to Enhance Games, Improve Ray Tracing

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Nvidia’s show at SIGGRAPH this year centers around AI and how AI processing can benefit gamers and gaming as well as professional users.

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Rumor: Nvidia’s Volta to be built on TSMC’s ‘new’ 12nm process

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Nvidia’s upcoming GPU may be built on TSMC’s 12nm node, if rumors are true — but that doesn’t mean quite what it sounds like.

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Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2

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Nvidia’s new high-end Quadro card is its first workstation GPU based on HBM2, offers 66% more memory bandwidth than last summer’s P6000.

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New Nvidia Shield update delivers 4K streaming, refreshed gaming app

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Nvidia’s latest Shield update includes 4K streaming, Android 7.0 (Nougat), a unified and simplified game hub, and new capabilities for older versions of the device.

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Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

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Nvidia’s built itself a super-computer. Not only is it the 29th most-powerful system on Earth, it’s the most power-efficient. The company plans to use its new supercomputer for AI research, ongoing GPU compute research, and to build and design future GPUs. Yes, GPUs are now helping to build future GPUs.

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Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB review: one of the best midrange GPUs you can buy today

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Nvidia’s GTX 1060 6GB is a potent midrange graphics card and Gigabyte’s G1 Gaming series has a reputation for a well-built, quality product. How much performance can the GTX 1060 deliver compared with older, higher-end Maxwell hardware ?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/235690-gigabyte-gtx-1060-g1-gaming-6gb-review-one-of-the-best-midrange-gpus-you-can-buy-today

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IBM’s new AI-friendly server adopts Nvidia’s NVLink for faster memory

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Everyone expects GPUs like Nvidia’s Tesla P100 in purpose-built AI servers, but optimizing memory access is also a major issue. IBM is using Nvidia’s NVLink to help with that bottleneck.

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Nvidia GTX 970, 980, and 980 Ti prices crater in wake of Pascal’s launch

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Nvidia’s older Maxwell cards are seeing huge price cuts — but is that enough to make them a good buy with the 1070 and 1080 already on the market?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/230381-nvidia-gtx-970-980-and-980-ti-prices-crater-in-wake-of-pascals-launch

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Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 are in short supply, experiencing price spikes

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Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 launched to much fanfare over the past six weeks, but availability is currently extremely limited and prices are running well above Nvidia’s own recommendations.

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Nvidia may scrap its high-end mobile GPUs, bring full-size GTX 1080, 1070 to laptops

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New rumors suggest that Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 are sleek enough to be slipped into current laptop designs — no modifications or special mobile product SKUs required.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229508-nvidia-may-scrap-its-high-end-mobile-gpus-bring-full-size-gtx-1080-1070-to-laptops

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Nvidia’s Ansel, VR Funhouse apps will enhance screenshots, showcase company’s VR technology

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Nvidia’s Austin event wasn’t just about the GTX 1080. The company is planning some amazing new screenshot technology and VR applications for current and next-generation video cards.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/228100-nvidias-ansel-vr-funhouse-apps-will-enhance-screenshots-showcase-companys-vr-technology

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Nvidia’s GTX 1080, 1070: Faster than Titan X, at a much lower price

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Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 debuted this weekend, and both cards are shaping up as potent competitors in 16nm FinFET. Mainstream availability is just weeks away.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/228006-nvidias-gtx-1080-1070-faster-than-titan-x-at-a-much-lower-price

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Upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080 pictured, may not use HBM2

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Nvidia’s new Pascal-based GeForce cards may use GDDR5 instead of HBM2 — but we don’t expect that to prevent them from offering dramatically improved performance-per-watt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/227122-upcoming-nvidia-gtx-1080-pictured-may-not-use-hbm2

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Nvidia’s Pascal GP100 GPU: massive bandwidth, enormous double-precision performance

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Nvidia’s new Pascal GPU debuted today, and it’s looking like an absolute monster for HPC workloads and double-precision floating point. There’s still no word about consumer variants, however.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/226032-nvidias-pascal-gp100-gpu-massive-bandwidth-enormous-double-precision-performance

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Is Nvidia’s PhysX causing AMD frame rate problems?

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There’s a rumor going around that blames AMD’s low Gears of War performance on Nvidia’s PhysX API. The truth is somewhat more complicated, and there’s no clear answer as to what’s harming AMD’s performance at the moment.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/224216-is-nvidias-physx-causing-amd-frame-rate-problems

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