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Nvidia takes graphic-rich apps to VMware customers

Visual computing technology provider Nvidia will be bringing its GRID virtual GPU to selected Chromebooks and VMware vSphere to ensure that customers have access to high-performance graphics on their virtualised desktops.

August 27, 2014

Want the most reliable Windows PC? Buy a Mac (or maybe a Dell)

A new report from Soluto uses data from its massive online database of PC crashes, hangs, and performance metrics to identify the 10 most reliable Windows PCs you can buy today. Surprisingly, a MacBook Pro is at the top of the list. Even more surprising is who's not included.

April 24, 2013

Nvidia CEO: A 'great tablet is better than a cheap PC'

As the previously lucrative PC market continues to crumble, Nvidia is looking to embrace mobile computing, and it is talking up tablets as replacements for cheap PCs. But given Apple's dominance with the iPad, nothing is certain.

November 9, 2012

Nvidia preps ARM Denver for supercomputers

Nvidia has outlined its plan for the Denver high-performance computing processor, but is cryptic about when the chip might launch.The processor will have a 64-bit capability and emphasis will be placed on single-threaded performance, the company's chief executive, Jen-Hsun Huang, said on Thursday on the company's earnings call for the third quarter of 2012.

November 12, 2011 by

Asus U46SV

The Asus U46SV's 14in. screen could be more vibrant and less shiny; the discrete Nvidia GPU doesn't boost graphics performance as much as expected; and there's more flex in the lid than we'd like. This notebook's saving grace, however, is its excellent battery life.

October 12, 2011 by

Powercolor officially launches HD6870X2: two AMD Radeon HD 6870s on one graphics card for $449

After showing it off at the recent Computex show, Powercolor has officially released its HD6870X2, which combines two AMD Radeon HD 6870 high-performance GPUs on a single card. It will compete with other dual-GPU boards like the Radeon HD 6990, Nvidia GeForce GTX 590, and the forthcoming Asus Mars II, though according to Fudzilla, it will undercut their pricing by being offered at $449.

June 21, 2011 by

Nvidia delivers latest Tesla supercomputing GPU

Nvidia has released the latest in its range of Tesla GPUs, which are general purpose graphical processors designed to handle supercomputing calculations.The Tesla M2090 GPU, announced by the company on Tuesday, contains 512 Cuda cores that are designed to work in parallel on typical high-performance computing (HPC) tasks, such as the simulation of microscopic biological interactions.

May 19, 2011 by

Intel readying new 510 series of SSD drives for February release

Intel helped usher in the era of solid state drives for consumer PCs with its X25 lineup, and now the chip giant is readying new SSDs that will easily eclipse the performance of their predecessors.Fudzilla reports that a pair of new drives will be launched next month, and this page on Intel's Website confirms that the new 510 series is designed for the "enthusiast consumer client PC.

January 30, 2011 by

Windows 7 and SSDs: just how fast are they?

Does a solid-state drive make a difference in the performance of Windows 7? In a word: Yes. I've been measuring startup times and disk reads on three Windows 7 PCs to see just how fast they really are. The results are impressive.

January 23, 2011

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