World of Warcraft gets DirectX 12 support
Published in Gaming


Kills support for DirectX 9

Blizzard has recently released its latest Battle for Azeroth pre-patch for World of Warcraft, which has both finally added support for DirectX 12 as well as killed support for DirectX 9.

Nvidia starts sending invites for Gamescom 2018
Published in Graphics


Date still not carved in stone

According to the latest rumor, Nvidia has started to send out invites for an event that will take place at the Gamescom show in August, and while no date, Geforce or any other hardware was mentioned, this will be the most likely place that Nvidia will launch its new graphics card.

Nvidia experiments with five year gagging orders
Published in Graphics


Downgrading the press

The German website Heise has noticed that Nvidia's new non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) now last for five years and are more far reaching than product-specific information.

Nvidia confirms Turing codename
Published in Graphics


Twitter

June 23 would have been Alan Turing’s birthday and Nvidia used Donald Trump's only was of communication, Twitter, to tease us about a possible new codename. We heard Turing is the name for the new architecture from independent sources we've know for years, nay, decades.

GPU powered SSD storage on show
Published in PC Hardware


Powered by NVIDIA Tesla P4 GPUs

The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC 2018) got a chance to see  Boston and Nyriad's “GPU powered SSD storage solution which provides speed and data resilience exceeding traditional RAID-based solutions.

Nvidia has an inventory problem
Published in Graphics


Which might explain its GPU delays

Tech news site SemiAccurate which covers the GPU space claims that Nvidia has delayed its  new gaming GPUs because it has inventory problems now that the bitcoin bubble has burst.

IBM powers fastest Summit supercomputer
Published in AI


Smallest, has NV100 and Power9 combo

It’s been a while since China had the fastest supercomputer and all thathas  just changed with the launch of US government owned Summit computer that is currently the world’s most powerful and smartest artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer.

Nvidia bundles The Crew 2 with GTX 1080/GTX 1080 Ti
Published in Gaming


For a limited time and with certain partners

It has been a while since we saw a game bundle from Nvidia or AMD, and Nvidia was first to break that cycle and introduce The Crew 2 bundle with Geforce GTX 1080 or GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards as well as desktop and notebook systems with these GPUs.

No new Geforce announcement coming "very soon"
Published in Graphics


According to CEO Jensen Huang

It appears that there won't be any new graphics card announcement from Nvidia anytime soon, at least according to what Jensen Huang told members of the press at the press conference held ahead of the Computex 2018 show.

Nvidia to talk about next-generation mainstream GPU in August
Published in Graphics


At Hot Chips 2018 conference 

It appears that Nvidia has inadvertently revealed a date and place where it will discuss its next-generation GPU plans and possibly reveal more details for its mainstream GPU, at the Hot Chips 2018 conference, scheduled for August 20th.