NVIDIA joins Intel in bidding war for major Israeli chip maker

If you needed any further evidence that NVIDIA is becoming more of a direct competitor for Intel, you might just have it. A Calcalist source claimed that NVIDIA has made an offer to acquire Mellanox, a chip maker best known for its high-performance computing and networking tech. While it’s not clear how much NVIDIA has […]

Nvidia CEO warns of “extraordinary, unusually turbulent, disappointing” Q4

Enlarge / Nvidia’s RTX 2080Ti launched in September 2018 at an MSRP of $ 1,199. Nvidia’s latest financial estimates indicate that this thing didn’t exactly fly off of store shelves. (credit: Nvidia) On Monday, Nvidia took the unusual step of offering a revised Q4 2019 financial estimate ahead of its scheduled disclosure on February 14. […]

HP adds Core i9 CPUs, Nvidia RTX graphics to elite Omen Obelisk desktop

HP HP saved a lot of updates to its Omen gaming family for CES 2019. Namely, the Omen Obelisk desktop—the pre-built machine that’s designed to tempt those who prefer to build their own gaming PCs—will be much more powerful in 2019 thanks to new processors, graphics, and memory support. HP debuted the Obelisk at the […]

NVIDIA teases the Titan RTX, its upcoming flagship GPU

A bunch of social media personalities have teased the Titan RTX, NVIDIA’s next flagship GPU, in what looks like a coordinated campaign. Google Brain co-founder Andrew Ng showed off the card on Twitter in an otherwise vanilla recruiting photo, “slow mo guy” Gavin Free teased a shot of it on Instagram with his cat, and […]

Dealmaster: Buy an Nvidia Shield and get a free Google Home Mini

Enlarge (credit: TechBargains) Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today’s list is headlined by a bundle that pairs a Google Home Mini smart speaker with Nvidia’s Shield media streamer at no extra cost. The deal applies to the standard Shield variant, which costs $ 179, […]

Nvidia makes GPU overclocking a lot smarter with “Scanner”

Nvidia’s new 20-series video cards, due to ship next week, will introduce a new overclocking system: Scanner. Overclocking is typically a trial-and-error process: increase the clock speed, run some intensive workloads to make sure everything works OK, maybe fiddle with the GPU voltage to eke out a bit more stability. Push the clock speed too […]

NVIDIA focuses on AI in the internet and for industries

NVIDIA’s graphics technology is useful for a lot more than just lining up pixels on gamer’s monitors, and in a presentation at the GPU Technology Conference, CEO Jensen Huang revealed a few more layers of its plans. The Jetson Xavier platform unveiled earlier this year for autonomous robots and cars is rolling out, and now […]

Nvidia unveils real-time ray tracing Turing graphics architecture

Nvidia said it “reinvented computer graphics” with the unveiling of its Nvidia Turing graphics processing unit (GPU) architecture. The architecture will be the foundation for a whole family of future graphics chips that will focus on real-time ray tracing, or highly realistic, physically accurate graphics. Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, s…Read More

Nvidia will ship its first ray-tracing Quadro graphics chip in Q4

Nvidia announced its first graphics chips that take advantage of its new Turing-based computer graphics architecture, the Quadro RTX series. The new chips for workstations enable real-time ray tracing, a rendering technique that traces the paths of rays of light to create highly realistic animations that can power games and other interactive animat…Read More

NVIDIA wants to power intelligent robots with Jetson Xavier

NVIDIA is hoping to play a bigger role in the future of robotics with its Isaac platform, powered by the new Jetson Xavier system-on-a-chip. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because it’s relying on the same the processor from the Xavier Drive self-driving SOC. The Xavier is over twenty times faster than the existing Jetson […]