Too expensive to use A17 Pro for vanilla iPhone 15
Apple is the first of many who started using the TSMC N3 3nm process for its latest SoC, and even for Apple, it is not easy to eat the manufacturing cost.
AMD GPUs easier for Llama-2
AI startup Lamini uses AMD GPUs instead of the more popular Nvidia GPUs to run large language models (LLMs) like Llama-2 for customers.
Brings improved support for AMD Zen 5 CPUs, among other things
FinalWire has released its latest version of AIDA64 diagnostic and benchmarking software, the AIDA64 v6.92. The new version brings improved support for current and upcoming CPUs and GPUs as well as fixes and optimizes some other things.
Record revenue of $13.51 billion
Nvidia has reported its second quarter of 2023 financial results, reporting a record revenue of $13.51 billion, up by 101 percent compared to the last year, and up by 88 percent compared to the previous quarter. Nvidia CEO, Jensen Huang, announcing the begining of a new computing era, a transition from general-purpose to accelerated computing and generative AI.
Launches without reviews
Nvidia has officially launched the 16GB version of the Geforce RTX 4060 Ti graphics card, adding a $100 premium compared to the 8GB version. Surprisingly, Nvidia decided to launch the card without any reviews, and while the launch is official, the availability date might have slipped as it is still not available.
MosaicML has a look under the bonnet of both
Artificial intelligence chips from AMD are about 80 per cent as fast as those from Nvidia but the way its chips are designed means that it is going to match its performance soon.
Roundup: Available tomorrow, starting at $299
Nvidia has lifted the review NDA for the Geforce RTX 4060 8GB graphics. The new Geforce RTX 4060 8GB graphics card is set to be available as of tomorrow June 29th, with $299 MSRP. There is no Founders Edition for the Geforce RTX 4060, so all reviewed graphics cards are custom versions from Nvidia AIC partners.
Putting some pressure on Nvidia's RTX 4060 launch
AMD's Radeon RX 7600 graphics card price has decreased to $249.99. This puts it at $20 below MSRP and should put some pressure on Nvidia's upcoming Geforce RTX 4060 graphics card.
VENTUS 2X Black, and GAMING series SKUs
MSI has launched a couple of new Nvidia Geforce RTX 4060 SKUs, but this time around, these have minimal illumination and lack that shiny RGB lighting, the MSI RTX 4060 GAMING X, MSI RTX 4060 GAMING, and two RTX 4060 VENTUS 2X SKUs.
One to have for F1 23 and Aliens: Dark Descent
Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 536.23 WHQL Game Ready driver, bringing day-one support for F1 23 and Aliens: Dark Descent games, some bug fixes, and new support G-Sync and GFE support.