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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 3 February 2014

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 3 February 2014 In this Issue: · ILM uses NVIDIA technology to get Oscars number 25 and 26 · With the help of GPUs, movies are becoming more believable or unbelievable. · G-Sync is the talk of next-gen gaming, but it can be had today in a DIY kit. · TegraZone …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 20 January 2014 – CES Edition

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 20 January 2014 – CES Edition In This Issue: CES 2014 Special Edition · NVIDIA kicks off CES 2014 with a tech-fueled keynote featuring chips, cars and gaming. · A crop circle stirs up speculation for the out of this world specs of Tegra K1. · Tegra K1 brings desktop graphics …

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SteamOS vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Linux Benchmarks

SteamOS vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Linux Benchmarks Complementing the SteamOS vs. Windows 8.1 performance benchmarks published earlier in the week, here are more NVIDIA OpenGL Linux benchmarks when comparing Valve’s Debian-based SteamOS performance to Ubuntu 13.10. Source: Phoronix Related Items: Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 31 December 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 31 December 2013 In this Issue: · ShadowPlay Twitch streaming moves GeForce Experience to killer app status. · NVIDIA’s superior support of Linux shows through in the 300 prototype Steam Machines that are now in the hands of beta testers. · Editors try G-SYNC for themselves and are blown away. · …

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Ericsson Presents 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2014

Ericsson Presents 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2014 Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified some of the most important consumer trends for 2014 and beyond Apps change society, your body is the new password and sensors in everyday places are some of the trends with far-reaching implications Video consumption increasing as our friends have high influence on what …

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What Happens When ECC Fails to Correct SSD Data?

What Happens When ECC Fails to Correct SSD Data? Grandma falls out of the family photo. By Kent Smith of LSI Most users have no idea that reading electronic information from a data storage medium like a hard disk drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) is plagued with read errors. For this reason error correction …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 9 December 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 9 December 2013 In this issue: · SHIELD gets more features with the latest update. · NVIDIA beta tests GRID. End users and press get excited about cloud gaming’s potential. · A Chinese fan builds a giant graphics card out of LEGOs. · NVIDIA is under the hood at the LA …

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Ultra HD 4K Linux Graphics Card Testing

Ultra HD 4K Linux Graphics Card Testing If you’ve been eyeing a purchase of a 4K “Ultra HD” TV this holiday season and will be connecting it to a Linux system, here’s the information that you need to know for getting started and some performance benchmarks to set the expectations for what you can expect. …

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AMD APU On Linux: Gallium3D Can Be 80%+ As Fast As Catalyst

AMD APU On Linux: Gallium3D Can Be 80%+ As Fast As Catalyst After running earlier this week a 21-way graphics card comparison with Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA GPUs, there were requests by some Phoronix readers to see some new APU performance numbers. For ending out November, here’s new Catalyst vs. Gallium3D driver benchmarks on Ubuntu …

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Intel Linux Driver Almost Neck-And-Neck With Windows 8.1

Intel Linux Driver Almost Neck-And-Neck With Windows 8.1 Intel released a big Windows graphics driver update that for Haswell hardware now provides OpenGL 4.2 support — while the Intel Linux driver just hit the milestone of OpenGL 3.3 support. To see how the latest Windows and Linux Intel graphics drivers compare, I ran some new …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 25 November 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 25 November 2013   In this issue:   · GeForce TITAN is named video card of the Year by PC Magazine. · NVIDIA has great Linux drivers, which is why Valve selected us for the Steam Box prototypes. · IBM turns to NVIDIA GPUs for supercomputing. · Tesla K40 GPU accelerator …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN: Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 13.10

NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN: Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Last week on Phoronix there was the first Linux review of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti that also included results from other GeForce GTX 700 GPUs — including the TITAN — and earlier Kepler and Fermi GPUs while on the AMD side was a range …

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Beginners Guide: How To Install / Remove an Intel Socket LGA2011 CPU

Beginners Guide: How To Install / Remove an Intel Socket LGA2011 CPU Installing a socket LGA2011 Intel Core i5 or i7 processor into a fresh motherboard can be intimidating step, particularly if you’ve never worked inside a PC before. Well, PCSTATS has heard your calls for a quick Beginners Guide on this subject, so that’s …

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Beginners Guide: How To Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink

Beginners Guide: How To Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink Installing a socket LGA1156 Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor into a fresh motherboard as part of a new PC build can be intimidating step, particularly if you’ve never worked inside a computer before. PCSTATS received a few emails from novice readers on this subject, so …

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AIS: The Problem with Multicore Processors

AIS: The Problem with Multicore Processors By Troy Bailey of LSI The problem with multicore processors isn’t that they have a lot of cores. I hope my IC designer colleagues don’t jump me when I say that having more than one core on a chip is a simple matter of cut and paste. The tricky …

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AIS: You Can Finally Squeeze 15 Pounds of Data Into a 5 Pound Bag

AIS: You Can Finally Squeeze 15 Pounds of Data Into a 5 Pound Bag By Kent Smith of LSI Try using a sledgehammer to pack 15 pounds of potatoes into a bag with a 5-pound capacity, and what do you end up with? Too much messy and disgusting material crammed into a vessel too small …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 18 November 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 18 November 2013 In this Issue: · NVIDIA’s Tegra NOTE tablet platform gets reviewed and praised. Grab one now. · Programming parallel processors just got simpler with CUDA 6. · NVIDIA SHIELD is Best of What’s New according to PopSci. Stylus-Packing Tegra NOTE Starts Preorders at Just $199 This week, NVIDIA …

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Intel Haswell Linux Performance For Valve’s Source Engine Games

Intel Haswell Linux Performance For Valve’s Source Engine Games Earlier this week I delivered some 13-way AMD open-source Linux GPU benchmarks when tested against Valve’s Source Engine powered Team Fortress 2 and Counter-Strike: Source games. Now up for testing from the Steam Linux client on Ubuntu is the Intel open-source Mesa graphics driver performance with …

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Intel Announces “Thunderbolt Ready” Upgrade Program for PC Motherboards, Desktops and Workstation Computers

Intel Announces “Thunderbolt Ready” Upgrade Program for PC Motherboards, Desktops and Workstation Computers By Dan Snyder of Intel The past year has seen a flurry of Thunderbolt™ related activity. Already present on every current Apple Mac*, Thunderbolt has continued to grow within PC circles. And the Thunderbolt ecosystem responded, with over 100 Thunderbolt devices now …

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The World According to DAS

The World According to DAS By Tony Afshary of LSI You might be surprised to find out how big the infrastructure for cloud and Web 2.0 is. It is mind-blowing. Microsoft has acknowledged packing more than 1 million servers into its datacenters, and by some accounts that is fewer than Google’s massive server count but …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 11 Movember 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 11 Movember 2013 In this Issue: · GeForce GTX 780 Ti gets put to the test and comes out on top. · Amazon and Sprint are using NVIDIA GRID technology for their cloud. · Call of Duty: Ghost sold $1 billion worth on day 1. Plays best on NVIDIA. Fastest. GPU. …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 4 Mo-vember 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 4 Mo-vember 2013 In this issue: · ShadowPlay is out and awesome. It is a DVR for your gaming highlights. · SHIELD owners get a massive, game changing upgrade. · GeForce GTX 780 Ti ascends to the throne and makes those below it better values. · GeForce drivers prove to be …

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How to Reverse Lookup Cell Phone Numbers with Free Directory Access

Finding the best reverse phone lookup service may be not easy, especially, taking into account the proliferation of cell phone numbers open to unlimited porting (i.e. switching mobile carriers) and recycling (re-assigning the same number to different users). And because there is no central directory of all the different types of phone numbers, one has to rely on private directories like Cell Revealer. This directory compiles phone records from several public and private sources, thus, it has a larger coverage raising the odds of locating phone owner info.

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Don’t Let SSDs Throw Away Your Gold

Don’t Let SSDs Throw Away Your Gold By Kent Smith of LSI All NAND flash-based SSDs use a process called garbage collection (GC) so the flash memory can be rewritten with fresh data, enabling the SSD to function like any other rewritable storage device. The number of rewrites (program/erase cycles) possible with NAND flash memory …

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NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 29 October 2013

NVIDIA nTeresting Newsletter – 29 October 2013 In this issue · NVIDIA’s ‘The Way It’s Meant to Be Played’ Montreal event included revolutionary new display technology, killer games and three of the industries brightest minds. New technology and product announcements included GameWorks, NVIDIA GamesStream, GeForce ShadowPlay and more that will change the way you game. …

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