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 […]

Switch, PC, and crypto all lead to booming growth for Nvidia

Nvidia just reported record quarterly revenue of $ 3.21 billion for the three-month period that ended April 29. That is up 66 percent year-over-year from $ 1.94 billion. Increased demand for GPU-based artificial intelligence is one of the key factors driving Nvidia’s growth, but the company also saw huge jumps in spending in its gaming […]

You can buy NVIDIA GeForce GTX cards for not-insane prices again

Fortnite builders, Overwatch heroes and PUBG squads might soon play those games with extra clarity if they’ve been clamoring for a new NVIDIA graphics card. Low availability and high prices recently made the 10-series GeForce GTX GPUs hard to come by. However, the cards are back in stock on NVIDIA’s site and at retailers, with […]

Nvidia halts self-driving tests; Uber drops test permit in California

Chipmaker Nvidia Corp said on Tuesday it has suspended self-driving tests across the globe, a week after an Uber Technologies Inc autonomous vehicle struck and killed a woman crossing a street in Arizona. Uber is one of Nvidia’s partners and uses some of its self-driving technology. Nvidia’s shares closed down 7.8 percent at $ 225.52, […]

Nvidia Inception highlights 4 AI startups for enterprise applications

Nvidia is tracking more than 2,800 companies through its Inception program, which was created to identify the best artificial intelligence startups. It does so to find investment opportunities, but the world’s biggest standalone maker of graphics processing units (GPUs) also knows that these startups will use its technology for AI computing.…Read More