Microsoft releases virtual machines on Azure
Uses its Arm-based Ampere Altra
Microsoft announced the general availability of virtual machines (VMs) on Azure featuring the Ampere Altra, a processor based on the Arm architecture.
Nvidia open sources 73k lines worth of header files
For the 3D classes of the Ampere GPU
The GPU maker named after a Roman vengence daemon Nvidia has published 73k lines worth of header files to document the 3D classes for their Fermi through current-generation Ampere GPUs.
HPE announces new cloud-native server
Uses Ampere chips
Former maker of expensive printer ink Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced today that it will offer a new cloud-native server in Q3 of 2022 using Ampere chips.
Nvidia’s anti-mining code is now broken
Probably too late to do any damage
Nvidia’s code which borks its cards if they are used for Ethereum mining has been cracked.
Nvidia RTX 40 series Ada Lovelace GPU specification detailed
An impressive increase in SM count
An alleged set of specifications for Nvidia's Ada Lovelace GPU has leaked online, showing a lot of details including an impressive increase in SM count over Ampere.
Nvidia's new RTX 3070 Ti 16GB and RTX 3080 12GB delayed
Pushed back to mid-February
According to a report, a part of Nvidia's upcoming refresh has been pushed back to after the Chinese New Year, so only one SKU could be announced at the CES 2022 event.
Nvidia's MX550 GPU surface online
Based on GA107 GPU with 2GB of GDDR6 memory
Nvidia's MX550 entry-level mobile GPU has appeared online and according to rumors, it should be based on GA107 Ampere GPU and paired up with 2GB of GDDR6 memory.
Nvidia working on new Ampere GPUs to limit crypto-mining
The GA106, GA104, and GA102
According to various rumors around the net, it appears that Nvidia is preparing updated Ampere GPUs that will limit crypto-mining, eventually covering the entire RTX 30 series lineup.
Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 reviews are out
Review roundup: Outshines the RTX 2080 Ti in every way
The reviews for Nvidia's third Ampere-based graphics card are now live and, as expected, it appears that this is currently the best one in the Geforce RTX 30 series, bringing impressive performance per Watt/buck, all with a $499 price tag.
Nvidia rolls out Geforce 456.38 WHQL graphics driver
Ampere gets support, SLI kicks the bucket
Nvidia has released its Geforce 456.38 WHQL Game Ready driver that adds support for Ampere-based RTX 3080 and upcoming RTX 3090 graphics cards, as well as kills SLI support. It also fixes some bugs and adds support for some upcoming games.