NVIDIA to drop driver support for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 soon; will become Windows 10 exclusive

NVIDIA, the company well-known for their high-performance GPUs, is reportedly planning to drop driver support on older versions of Windows later in the year. Starting from October 2021, NVIDIA’s GPU drivers will only be supported on Windows 10, and only release critical security updates for older version of Windows.

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NVIDIA RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti GPUs based on Ampere architecture announced

NVIDIA at the Computex 2021 event announced the RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti GPUs, an upgrade to e RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 that were introduced last year. The RTX 3080 Ti powered with 12GB of GDDR6X memory promises an incredible leap in performance and fidelity with acclaimed features such as ray tracing, NVIDIA DLSS performance-boosting AI, NVIDIA Reflex latency-reduction and NVIDIA Broadcast streaming features. Continue reading “NVIDIA RTX 3070 Ti and RTX 3080 Ti GPUs based on Ampere architecture announced”

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080Ti said to be announced on May 18th, go on-sale from May 26th

According to a rumour, NVIDIA is preparing to unveil the next card in the RTX 30-series, called the RTX 3080Ti. The card is reportedly aimed at competing against the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT, featuring 12GB of GDDR6X memory, and it will also have a mining restriction placed on-board that will hopefully discourage miners from buying the card.

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NVIDIA unveils “Grace” ARM-based high performance CPUs for data centers

NVIDIA has unveiled their first data center-focused CPU called “Grace”, named after Grace Hopper, who was a pioneer in Computer-programming from the U.S. This ARM-based CPU/SoC is designed for large-scale neural network workloads and is expected to become available to customers sometime in 2023.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Desktop GPU based on Ampere architecture announced, priced in India at Rs. 29500

NVIDIA has announced their next GPU in the 30-series GeForce RTX series,  called the GeForce RTX 3060 priced at Rs. 29,500 in India, and it costs $329 in the US. It is built on the Ampere architecture, featuring 12GB of GDDR6 memory, second generation RT cores, 3rd generation Tensor cores, support for NVIDIA Reflex technology and more.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060Ti Graphics card based on Ampere Architecture announcedf

It has been three months since NVIDIA announced their 30 series graphics cards based on their new Ampere architecture, revealing three cards, the RTX 3070, the RTX 3080 and the RTX 3080. Yesterday, NVIDIA revealed the next card in the 30 series family, called the GeForce RTX 3060Ti, which NVIDIA claims will have performance rivalling the RTX 2080 Super.

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NVIDIA announces acquisition of ARM for $40 billion

Back in July, a Bloomberg report said that NVIDIA was interested in acquiring in the technology giant ARM from its owner, Softbank. NVIDIA has officially announced that a deal has been struck between the two companies, where NVIDIA will acquire the entirety of ARM Limited for a sum of $40 billion.

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NVIDIA announces GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs based on Ampere architecture; starts at $499

NVIDIA has finally the wraps off their next generation GeForce RTX graphics cards and the performance leap is quite significant. The new RTX 30 series GPUs are based on NVIDIA’s new Ampere architecture, enabling up to 2x the performance and 1.9x the power efficiency when compared to the previous Turing-based generation GPUs.

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NVIDIA reportedly interested in acquiring stake in ARM

NVIDIA Corp. is reportedly interested in acquiring a stake in the semiconductor designer company known as ARM Ltd, which is currently owned by Softbank Group Corp. According to people with knowledge of the matter, Softbank Group has been looking into selling their stake in ARM, for which there are a few potential bidders and one among them is NVIDIA, according to Bloomberg report.

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NVIDIA unveils new Ampere architecture, A100 GPU with 54B transistors, 5 petaflops performance and more

Recently, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang, from his kitchen delivered a keynote about various NVIDIA products and discussed his vision of next-generation computing.  Continue reading “NVIDIA unveils new Ampere architecture, A100 GPU with 54B transistors, 5 petaflops performance and more”

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super and 2070 Super GPUs power range of 2020 laptops

NVIDIA today introduced GeForce RTX 2080 Super and 2070 Super GPUs for laptops. These GPUs feature dedicated hardware cores to accelerate ray-traced rendering and enable AI capabilities and use NVIDIA Max-Q technology with new features that provide even faster performance and longer battery life. Continue reading “NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super and 2070 Super GPUs power range of 2020 laptops”

Nvidia GeForce Now cloud gaming service goes live at $5/month in NA and EU regions

Nvidia’s competitor in the cloud gaming service space called ‘GeForce Now’ has finally come out beta and is live for everyone now. The service is Nvidia’s answer to Google’s Stadia service, Sony’s PlayStation Now and Microsoft’s upcoming xCloud but works differently in that users can use their existing games to use the service.

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NVIDIA to use Samsung 7nm EUV for next-gen GPUs

NVIDIA has confirmed that it will use Samsung’s 7nm process with EUV (extreme ultra violet) lithography technology for its next-gen GPUs. This was confirmed by NVIDIA Korea chief Yoo Eung-joon during a press conference in Seoul. The company has been using TSMC’s 12 nm FinFET process technology for its RTX 20 series, after relying on Samsung’s 14nm process technology for GTX 1050 cards.

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NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti announced, offers 1.5x faster performance than GTX 1060, starts at Rs. 25500

After introducing the RTX 2060, NVIDIA has introduced the GTX 1660 Ti, sucessor of GTX 1060. It comes with 6GB of GDDR6 memory, 1536 CUDA Cores, 192-bit memory interface, is built on Turing architecture as used on GeForce RTX GPUs and promises 3x performance than a GTX 960, 1.5x performance than a GTX 1060, and comparable performance to a GTX 1070.

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NVIDIA RTX 2060 announced, offers up to 2x performance of GTX 1060

NVIDA at the CES 2019 introduced new RTX 2060, months after it introduced the first set of GeForce RTX series GPUs – GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, 2080 and 2070 based on the new NVIDIA Turing architecture and the NVIDIA RTX platform. It comes with 6GB of GDDR6 memory and 240 Tensor Cores that can deliver 52 teraflops of deep learning horsepower, which can improve gaming performance through Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) feature. It promises 2x the performance of the GTX 1060 GPU.

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