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Ripple Effect for AMD, Intel, And Nvidia

In what is becoming a predictable and somber trend, a new report in Digitimes indicates that prices for almost every type of processor are set to increase in 2022. The culprit is chip-maker TSMC raising wafer prices on its biggest customers. The report lays out the cascading effect this development …

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Nvidia ARM Takeover

The question of whether or not Nvidia will be allowed to buy ARM got more complicated this week. The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against Nvidia, alleging that the company’s plan to purchase ARM will harm the competitive market for microprocessors. The FTC complaint argues that allowing Nvidia to …

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Nvidia GPU Production

We’re coming up on a year since Ampere launched, but anyone hoping for a new graphics card at MSRP in the near future may be out of luck. “I would expect that we will see a supply constrained environment for the vast majority of next year is my guess at …

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Intel’s New Arc-Branded GPUs

Intel has announced the new brand name for its consumer GPU products as well as code names for future GPU microarchitectures. The Xe microarchitecture has a new codename: Alchemist. Following Alchemist, we’ll see the launch of Battlemage, Celestial, and Druid. Intel did not disclose whether future Druid customers will be …

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Nvidia’s Tiny Ampere GPU

It’s hard to find video cards for anything approaching a reasonable price these days, but maybe not everyone needs top-of-the-line gaming hardware. In a professional workstation, someone might just need the power of Nvidia’s ray tracing and AI technologies, and that’s what the new RTX A2000 is all about. It’s …

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Nvidia Supercomputing Applications

  Nvidia thinks it’s time for traditional CPUs to step aside when it comes to tackling the largest machine learning tasks, especially training huge models that are now upwards of a trillion parameters. Conventional super-computers make use of specialized processors — often GPUs — to do much of the compute-intensive …

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Nvidia Confirms GPUs

  Nvidia has released a preview of its Q1 2021 revenue figures and a statement indicating the GPU shortage that’s bedeviled the market since September 2020 isn’t going away any time soon. The good news is, Nvidia expects to earn more than the $5.3 billion it previously predicted. Nvidia doesn’t …

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Nvidia RTX 3000

  Nvidia’s Ampere launch last fall combined a very good GPU with a very bad availability situation. Five months later, it’s still a very good GPU, with a reportedly worsening availability situation. The culprit, in this case, is Chinese New Year, when a number of factories close to celebrate the …

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AMD Mobile Gaming

  There’s a rumor going around that Intel and Nvidia have conspired to block AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 4000 series from high-end gaming laptops. This information has supposedly been provided by an unnamed OEM, and claims that a secret agreement between Intel and Nvidia specifies that top-end RTX GPUs can only …

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Nvidia RTX 3000 GPUs

  The Nvidia RTX 3000 family isn’t going to be any easier to find as we head into Christmas, 2020. Any hope to the contrary was dashed during the company’s conference call for calendar Q3 2020. According to Colette Kress, executive vice president and CFO of Nvidia, continued incredibly strong …

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