Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 is the new performance king
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Reviews and full specifications are out

Nvidia has finally lifted the NDA on its GP104 Pascal based Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card allowing us to see some of the official performance numbers as well as all the specifications of the new current flagship graphics card.

We are beginning to sense AMD’s cunning plan
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Marketing might not be as daft as we thought

AMD’s Polaris strategy is becoming a bit clearer and even if we thought that the fabless chipmaker might have dropped the ball a bit, it's cunning plan is starting to make sense.

Nvidia rolls out new Geforce 365.19 WHQL drivers
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Game Ready drivers for Doom and couple of other games

Nvidia has rolled out its latest set of WHQL-certified Game Ready drivers which should provide optimal gaming experience for the new Doom and a couple of other games, the Geforce 365.19 WHQL Game Ready drivers.

Alleged Geforce GTX 1080 3DMark results leak
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Impressive overclocking and higher scores than Titan X

Just a couple of days before the official reviews are scheduled to appear online, we have some of the first alleged 3DMark scores of the Geforce GTX 1080, as well as some overclocking results, showing that the GTX 1080 is not only well ahead of GTX Titan X, GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R9 Fury X but also has an impressive overclocking potential.

Apple wants to get into taxi business
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Because everyone loves taxi drivers

Fruity cargo cult Apple has decided to invest more than a billion dollars to become a Chinese taxi company.

Nvidia does better than expected
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Chip demand rising as AMD snoozes

Nvidia forecast better-than-expected revenue for the current quarter demand for its chips has risen, while its rival, AMD has a knap while waiting for its Zen technology to arrive.

Nvidia 8-inch Tegra X1 Shield tablet appears in FCC filing
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Scores 134,000 in AnTuTu benchmark, over 3x higher than Tegra K1

On Wednesday, a new Nvidia filing with the FCC surfaced online that shows a new 8-inch device closely resembling the current Shield and Shield K1 tablets based on Kepler GK20A GPUs. The tablet was filed as an application for “SHIELD Tablet” and is expected to feature Nvidia’s newer Maxwell-based GM20B GPU and is based on the Tegra X1 chip, complete with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Nvidia GTX 1080 SLI HB only supports 2-way SLI
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3-way SLI might work with old SLI bridges

It appears that Nvidia's new SLI HB (High Bandwidth) technology is actually limited to 2-way SLI on the new GTX 1080/GTX 1070, while other SLI modes could be supported with older SLI bridges.

AMD allegedly pulls Vega launch forward
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From early 2017 to October 2016

It appears that Nvidia has struck a right chord with its Pascal-based GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards as it has allegedly forced AMD to pull the launch of its high-end Vega GPU forward, from early 2017 to October 2016.

Partners announce their Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition
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EVGA, Zotac, Gigabyte, Galax and Inno3D

Following the announcement of first Pascal-based Geforce graphics cards, the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070, Nvidia AiB (Add-in-Board) partners have announced their versions, all based on reference design, now known as Founders Edition.