Alleged Geforce GTX 1080 3DMark results leak
Published in Graphics


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
Published in Games
Friday, 13 May 2016 15:37

Apple wants to get into taxi business


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
Published in Graphics
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:36

Nvidia does better than expected


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
Published in Mobiles


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
Published in Graphics


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
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 12 May 2016 02:10

AMD allegedly pulls Vega launch forward


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
Published in Graphics


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.

Nvidia Founders Edition GPUs run at stock frequencies
Published in News


Founders Edition means "reference clockspeeds with an upgraded heatsink"


With the launch of Nvidia’s Geforce Pascal lineup this week beginning with Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, some members of the press and enthusiast PC community have been silently unsure about the actual differences between Nvidia’s reference card designs and the alternative Founders Edition models that will cost an extra $70 and $100, respectively.

Nvidia shows Doom 2016 on Vulkan API at Dreamhack
Published in Graphics


Running on Geforce GTX 1080

During its pre-Dreamhack show where it announced both its new Pascal-based Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards, Nvidia also showed a neat gameplay video of the upcoming Bethesda Doom game running on Vulkan API and Geforce GTX 1080.

Nvidia announces ultra high-resolution screenshot capture utility
Published in News


Captures in-game screenshots at gigapixel resolutions with HDR


During its Geforce Pascal introduction on Friday, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang introduced Ansel, the “world’s first in-game camera system” that enables two-dimensional and three-dimensional screenshot capturing up to 32 times higher than in-game resolution – from megapixels to gigapixels with a completely adjustable field-of-view (FoV), among other features.