Nvidia kills off Kepler
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 13:16

Nvidia kills off Kepler


Has a planetary motion on driver list 

The chip maker named after a Roman vengeance daemon Nvidia has announced that at the same time that it kills off support for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 it will abandon its decade-old Kepler architecture GPUs.

Nvidia's acquisition of ARM still uncertain
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Thursday, 30 September 2021 11:37

Nvidia's acquisition of ARM still uncertain


Analysis: Strong opposition in the UK, EU, and especially China  

It has been 54 weeks since Nvidia announced its ambitions to acquire ARM for approximately $40 billion. We intentionally use the term ambition as things are still far from looking good more than a year later. More and more voices in the industry and regulatory bodies are against it.

Nvidia releases new Geforce Game Ready driver
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 14:48

Nvidia releases new Geforce Game Ready driver


Geforce 472.11 WHQL for Windows 11 and new games

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 472.11 WHQL Game Ready graphics driver with official Windows 11 support, Game Ready support for eight new games, and various other improvements and fixes.

Nvidia could bring RTX 30 Super series in January 2022
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Lovelace RTX 40-series comes in Q4 2022

According to the latest rumors, Nvidia might be bringing RTX 30 Super SKUs early next year, lining it up with CES 2022 in January, while Q4 2022, or October, might be the timeframe for RTX 40-series based on Lovelace architecture.

Brussels flexes muscles on Nvidia’s Arm deal
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UK not the only one worried

Brussels is set to launch a formal competition probe early next month into Nvidia's planned $54 billion takeover of British chip designer ARM, after months of informal discussions between regulators and the US chip company.

Nvidia’s ARM takeover needs a longer antitrust probe
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British are worried that there is not enough probing.

Nvidia's planned $40 billion takeover of chipmaker Arm should get a longer antitrust probe, British regulators warned after rejecting potential concessions.

Jensen makes fake keynote
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Friday, 13 August 2021 11:12

Jensen makes fake keynote


Nothing is real and nothing to get hung about

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang's iconic kitchen, where he presented three pandemic-era keynote addresses in 2021 was entirely fake… even the man himself.

Nvidia releases card for small form factor PCs
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 11:38

Nvidia releases card for small form factor PCs


Only 6.6 inches 

Nvidia has released a ray tracing RTX card specifically designed for small form factor PCs which is 2.7-inches tall and 6.6-inches long.

UK blocking ARM and Nvidia deal
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Wednesday, 04 August 2021 12:06

UK blocking ARM and Nvidia deal


National security reasons

The UK is considering blocking a takeover of Arm by Nvidia due to potential risks to national security.

Nvidia fails to submit paperwork to the European Commission
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EC needs at least six months to decide

North Americans always wonder how much vacation Europeans take, and it looks like this behavior will affect Nvidia's attempt to acquire ARM for $40 billion. It is starting to look like this acquisition will take much longer than Jensen promised, and the European Commission regulatory body has to be very concerned about the potential Nvidia antitrust position. The matter has been addressed before