Tag Archive: NVIDIA

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics Card Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics Card Review Pascal is here. After a long, long stop at the 28-nm process node, Nvidia is storming into a new era of graphics performance with a freshly-minted graphics architecture manifested on TSMC’s 16-nm FinFET process. Forget the modest introduction of Maxwell on board the GeForce GTX 750 Ti. The …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Graphics Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Graphics Card Review Crysis 4K at more than 60 FPS! We take a close look at multi-GPU SLI with two GeForce GTX 1080 cards in 16 games and 4 resolutions. We used an SLI HB bridge for all testing, but also have numbers with the old bridge to find out …

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EVGA Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

EVGA Nvidia GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review We are not sure the dust has settled around the latest Nvidia Pascal GPU architecture launch, not even the AMD’s new R9 480 graphics card has managed to steal the stage entirely. We remember the original GeForce 256 which replaced the Riva TNT2 and basically started …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card Review NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 is nearly twice as fast as GTX 970, easily beats the $1000 Titan X, and GTX 970 SLI, at only $379/$449. It is built on the same platform as the GeForce 1080, using the same GPU and cooler, just GDDR5 memory instead of …

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Graphic Card Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Graphic Card Review This card also introduces 8K resolution support, Micron GDDR5X memory and the first based on 16nm FinFET process. What really got my attention was the lack of information along with an operating temperature of 67 degrees Celcius on a GTX 1080 which was running at more …

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Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From NVIDIA’s GeForce 9800GTX To GTX 1080

Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From NVIDIA’s GeForce 9800GTX To GTX 1080 Now that my initial GeForce GTX 1080 Linux review is out the door, I spent this weekend working on a “fun” comparison out of curiosity to see how the raw OpenGL and OpenCL performance has improved over the generations going back to the once-powerful GeForce …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Video Card Review The best possible core clock speed/memory speed I was able to wring from this GPU was a solid 2050MHz to 2063MHz under load at the maximum reported temperatures. If I could keep the core temperature another 10 °C cooler, the card will run at 2126MHz all day long. …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition Video Card Review What we see with the GTX 1070 Founders Edition is that NVIDIA’s tried and true method of scaling the architecture up and down to meet performance targets is once again working quite nicely. The introduction of NVIDIA’s Pascal architecture built on a 16nm FinFET process has …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review The wait is finally over and the new consumer oriented Pascal cards from NVIDIA are imminent. During the public launch event that took place in Austin, Texas, earlier this month, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070. These two cards are …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Video Card Review Looking at the performance delivered by NVIDIA’s latest GPU architecture, it’s hard not to like what I see during my performance testing. There is not a single test where the results over previous generations are not significant. And significant is not an exaggeration at this point …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review The best combination of results that I was able to run all of the game tests with came in at a GPU Boost 3.0 clock speed of 2050MHz on the Pascal core. In some game tests 2076MHz to 2088MHz was perfectly stable, but not in all games. This …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 will have an MSRP of $599.00 for a starting point, NVIDIA has introduced a Founders Edition which will retail for $699.00. (I will explain briefly about the Founders Edition later in this review). The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics processor is code named …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card Review NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 was announced recently, today we have the first review! Performance is incredible, doubling GTX 970 performance levels. Efficiency is also sky high, nearly doubling everything what we’ve seen from NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture. Our GTX 1080 review compares 10 cards in 16 games at …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Introduced

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Introduced

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Introduced Powered by Pascal Architecture, Delivers up to 2x Performance and 3X Efficiency of GeForce GTX TITAN X NVIDIA today announced the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 — the first gaming GPU based on the company’s new Pascal™ architecture — providing up to 2x more performance in virtual reality compared …

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Computer Upgrades: A Data-Based Perspective

In this editorial research article for Benchmark Reviews, I’ll examine two $350 desktop computer systems, two widely different computer upgrade paths, and a data-based approach to attempt to answer the ever-popular question: “what should I upgrade next on my PC?”. Given that $350 and an AMD-based computer, is it worth adding $350-worth of graphics power, or should a gaming enthusiast take that same amount and use it to switch sockets to Intel?

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NVIDIA HBAO+ source code, now on GitHUb

NVIDIA HBAO+ source code, now on GitHUb By Brian Burke of NVIDIA In 2015 we started releasing source code for GameWorks libraries on GitHUB. We continued that at GDC 2016. As promised at GDC, we recently made source code for HairWorks was made available on GitHUB.    Today you can grab source code for HBAO+ on GitHUB. …

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NVIDIA GameWorks SDK 3.1 Software Debuts

NVIDIA GameWorks SDK 3.1 Software Debuts

NVIDIA GameWorks SDK 3.1 Software Debuts NVIDIA today announced worldwide availability of the NVIDIA GameWorks™ software development kit (SDK) 3.1, which introduces three groundbreaking graphics techniques for shadows and lighting as well as two new physical simulation algorithms released as betas. “It’s our passion for gaming that drives us to tackle the technical problems presented …

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 710: Trying NVIDIA’s Newest Sub-$50 GPU On Linux

NVIDIA GeForce GT 710: Trying NVIDIA’s Newest Sub-$50 GPU On Linux At the end of January NVIDIA rolled out the GeForce GT 710. This isn’t some shiny new low-end Maxwell card, but rather from the Kepler lineage and retails for under $50 USD as a discrete solution to compete with integrated Intel and AMD graphics. …

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1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To GeForce 900 Series

1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To GeForce 900 Series Earlier this week I carried out an OpenGL performance comparison of NVIDIA GPUs going back 10 years that included 27 different graphics cards from the GeForce 8 series through the latest-generation GeForce 900 Maxwell graphics cards. In this weekend article are some complementary tests …

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VR SLI: Accelerating OpenGL Virtual Reality with Multi-GPU Rendering

VR SLI: Accelerating OpenGL Virtual Reality with Multi-GPU Rendering

VR SLI: Accelerating OpenGL Virtual Reality with Multi-GPU Rendering by Ingo Esser of NVIDIA High-performance stereo head-mounted display (HMD) rendering is a fundamental component of the virtual reality ecosystem. HMD rendering requires substantial graphics horsepower to deliver high-quality, high-resolution stereo rendering with a high frame rate. Today, NVIDIA is releasing VR SLI for OpenGL via a …

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NVIDIA JTX1 ARM Board Review

NVIDIA JTX1 ARM Board Review NVIDIA’s embargo has just expired on the Jetson TX1: a 64-bit ARM development board that’s worth getting excited about for Linux enthusiasts, those wishing to build their own ARM-powered devices, or just wanting a powerful ARM Linux desktop. The Jetson TX1 powered by the Tegra X1 is shaping up to be …

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Get Ready: Unreal Engine 4 to Incorporate NVIDIA GameWorks VR

Get Ready: Unreal Engine 4 to Incorporate NVIDIA GameWorks VR By Jason Paul of NVIDIA Gaming. Design. Entertainment. News. Real estate. Art. Virtual reality can touch our lives in many ways. It’s an opportunity that goes well beyond gaming and professional visualization. That’s why at the VRX 2015 conference in San Francisco today we announced that …

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4K AMD/NVIDIA High-End GPU Comparison On SteamOS

4K AMD/NVIDIA High-End GPU Comparison On SteamOS Continuing on from Friday’s article that was a 22-way comparison of AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards on SteamOS for Steam Linux gaming, which tested the hardware at the common TV resolution of 1080p, here are results for the higher-end Radeon and GeForce graphics cards at 4K… at Phoronix Related …

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 Graphics Card Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 Graphics Card Review So far, 2015 has given us a bounty of high-end graphics cards. If you want to spend somewhere north of three hundred bucks on a graphics card—and heck, maybe three times that—then you have plenty of shiny new options from which to choose. I’ve spent a borderline scandalous …

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CybertronPC Welcomes the New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 to Their Custom PC Gaming Lineup

CybertronPC Welcomes the New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 to Their Custom PC Gaming Lineup Transition into true PC gaming with CybertronPC systems powered by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Graphics Cards CybertronPC, one of the largest PC system integrators in the US, serving PC gaming, home, business and server solutions, will be offering PC gaming rigs powered …

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