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Chipzilla confirms Falcon Shore's AI processor needs 1500W
Published in AI


Nvidia's only needs 1200W

Intel has let slip that its soon-to-drop Falcon Shores AI processor, a nifty hybrid chip that marries x86 and Xe GPU cores, is set to be a proper guzzler, chugging down a hefty 1500 watts (W) of juice -- a fair bit thirstier than Nvidia’s B200, which only sips up to 1200W. 

Intel rolls out new Arc 101.5518 Beta GPU driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut and Homeworld 3

Intel has released the new Arc 101.5518 Beta GPU driver with optimizations for two new big games, Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut and Homeworld 3.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 could have a killer GPU
Published in Mobiles


Adreno GPU at its best

According to the latest rumor, it appears that Qualcomm's next-generation flagship mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, could have an impressive GPU performance, running some GPU-intensive games at native 1080p resolution.

Chipzilla's Lunar Lake shows built-in graphics getting better
Published in Graphics


Discrete graphics might become even more discrete

New leaks into the graphics power of Chipzilla’s Xe2 Battlemage architecture on Lunar Lake indicate that onboard GPUs are about to get a whole lot beefier, ready to smash out some serious frame rates.

GPU farmers are making a killing
Published in AI
Tuesday, 07 May 2024 10:10

GPU farmers are making a killing


And on that farm he had a GPU 

CoreWeave, which started as a crypto miner, has just bagged a whopping €1.02 billion ($1.1 billion) in fresh dosh from backers like Coatue, Fidelity, and Altimeter Capital as big money wants to invest in AI.

Kaby Lake-G platform arises from the dead
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 28 March 2024 11:41

Kaby Lake-G platform arises from the dead


Chipzilla's zombie chip invoked for mini-PC motherboard

Kaby Lake-G, the Intel CPU that incorporated an AMD GPU directly into the CPU package, was declared dead in 2019, yet this hasn't deterred a a plucky company's bringing it back from the dead and plonked it into a mini PC motherboard.

New Intel Battlemage GPUs spotted in SiSoftware Sandra database
Published in Graphics


Featuring 20 and 24 Xe-Cores, and 12GB of VRAM

Intel is keeping the details of its upcoming Intel Battlemage GPUs under tight wraps, but now some of the information has been spotted in the SiSoftware Sandra database, including two Xe2 chips.

Nvidia officially unveils Blackwell GPU architecture at GTC
Published in Graphics


Impressive AI performance, 208 billion transistors, 192GB of HMB3e memory, and more

NVIDIA has officially unveiled its next-generation Blackwell GPU architecture at the 2024 GTC AI conference which kicked off last night with Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang keynote. Built on a 4NP TSMC manufacturing process and using MCM design for unified GPU, the new architecture promises much higher AI performance and plenty of other architectural improvements.

Nvidia Blackwell GPU rumours
Published in Graphics
Monday, 11 March 2024 10:27

Nvidia Blackwell GPU rumours


Expect the unexpected

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell-on-earth yarn about Nvidia’s next-gen GeForce RTX 50 "Blackwell" GPUs.

Nvidia's dirty deeds done dirt cheap
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 February 2024 12:34

Nvidia's dirty deeds done dirt cheap


GPU cartel allegations

Nvidia has been accused of holding back orders of AI GPUs to customers who are seeing other suppliers.