NVIDIA and Adobe announce GPU acceleration for Flash 10.1

Subject: Graphics Cards | October 5, 2009 - 02:35 AM |
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This news has been building for a long time - we first saw word that GPU-accelerated Flash video was coming back in June at Computex.  Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 will take advantage of the GPU to accelerate not just video but all Flash applications.  This could be, in my mind, the killer feature that finally pushes GPU computing into the mainstream.  Netbooks and nettops based on the NVIDIA ION chipset will now have a significant performance advantage over vanilla Intel-based netbooks in a widely used and important applic

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A week's worth of thoughts on NVIDIA

We spent last week at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference learning about more than just the new GPU architecture NVIDIA was showcasing. In this editorial we take a look at where NVIDIA stands today, what you can expect from them in the near future and how the company plans to hold on to gamers' hearts while striving to build a new market in the GPU computing world.

Afterburners and Big Bangs, MSI is loud and proud

Subject: Graphics Cards | October 2, 2009 - 01:40 PM |
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MSI wants you to get the most out of your motherboard so they have stuck an afterburner on it.  You won't have to worry about your fuel-air mix as it is all software but you will have a new way to overclock your graphics card.  The hardware monitoring interface is rather attractive and having various overclocking profiles available at the touch of a key is rather handy.  Does it have a shot at unseating the king of GPU OC tools, RivaTuner?  Read on at the Guru of 3D and find out.

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GT300? Yes please

NVIDIA is revealing details today about its upcoming GPU architecture, codenamed Fermi. This new design offers a lot of great new advancements for GPU computing as well as gaming, though details on performance are still pretty slim. The GPU will implement 512 CUDA cores on a 3.0 billion transistor die. That got your interest up?

LIVE from the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 30, 2009 - 02:46 PM |
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PC Perspective is LIVE at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference in San Jose and we will be covering the opening keynote that starts at 1pm PT / 4pm ET.  Check back just before the show gets started!
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Evergreen makes its second appearance

Last week we saw the introduction of AMD's new Evergreen architecture with the release of the Radeon HD 5870 graphics card and we follow that up today with the lower cost variant, the Radeon HD 5850. This card still has 1GB of memory and requires a pair of 6-pin power connectors, but for the money, it looks like the card to beat.

Can't get enough Eye-Finity

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 28, 2009 - 01:43 PM |
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If you are patiently awaiting the arrival of the HD5890 and its ability to provide 3D accelerated graphics on 3 LCDs screens and are passing the time by watching other people play then Guru3D is the place to be.  Of course they try flight simulators and racing games, but the FPS and strategy games also get a look in their review.  Head over and see of you can break their bandwidth streaming all the videos.

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MSI introduces the R5870 and R5850 series graphics cards

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 24, 2009 - 11:34 AM |
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[City of Industry, CA] As top computer gamers are demanding only the very best hardware, all manufacturers in the industry are constantly striving for the efficiency and performance to fulfill these needs. In order to adequately cater to these ever increasing performance demands, MSI - the leading graphics cards and mainboard manufacturer - has joined forces with the renowned graphics chip manufacturer AMD and today officially launched the next generation MSI R5800 series graphics cards.

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GIGABYTE Presents Radeon HD 5800 Series Graphics Cards

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 23, 2009 - 02:43 PM |
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Taipei, Taiwan, September 23, 2009 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd., a
leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to
launch the latest addition to its selection of premium graphics cards.GIGABYTE's GV-R587D5-1GD-B and GV-R585D5-1GD-B are built using ATI RadeonTM
HD 5800 Series GPUs
which are based on 40nm process and advanced
GDDR5 memory technology.

Caustic Graphics ray traced global illumination demonstration

Subject: Graphics Cards | September 23, 2009 - 02:41 PM |
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Earlier today Caustic Graphics passed us this new video that demonstrates its hardware and software combination running a real-time global illumination demo inside of 3dsMax.