Samsung has just unveiled the Exynos 9 Series 8895 system-on-a-chip. This 10nm chip is the SoC that will power the upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship and it comes with some very powerful features.
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Imagination Technologies has begun licensing its new PowerVR Series8XE Plus GPUs to manufacturers. The chip will bring VR capabilities to low and mid-range Android smartphones in the $200-$400 range.
Adding to its existing range of 10-series laptop-orientated graphics solutions, Nvidia has announced the immediate availability of its new entry level GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti GPUs.
Intel has announced the upcoming launch of a new class of processors and platform dedicated to AI, called Nervana. The company says it wants to achieve 100x speed increases compared to GPUs.
Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers, 375.86 WHQL, were supposed to optimize machines for new gaming titles. Instead, the new drivers are significantly decreasing performance and causing flickering.
The higher-end Pascal-based graphics cards from Nvidia, like the new GTX 1080 and 1070, are selling very well. According to supply chain reports, Nvidia's chips are in short supply right now.
Nvidia is calling out Intel, claiming that the giant chip maker manipulated and skewed benchmarks to favor its Xeon Phi processor, by comparing it to years-old GPUs using outdated software.
Sapphire's upcoming RX 470 and RX 460 cards have seemingly found their way online. Though the leak is light on technical details we do get to see the affordable cards in all their glory.
AMD has admitted its new RX 480 graphics card is drawing more power that it should, with potentially bad side-effects. The company says it's fixing this with a new driver that's coming tomorrow.
Leaked slides seem to show Nvidia's upcoming entry-level video card, the GTX 1060. According to the slides, the GTX 1060 offers better performance and efficiency than the rival AMD RX 480.
Leaked images and benchmarks claim to show the power of the upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080M GPU. While having similar specs to previous models, the new GPU seems to have significantly higher clock speeds.
AMD has just unveiled its new $199 RX 480 graphics cards. But it delivers almost the same peformance as Nvidia's more expensive GTX 1070, while a CrossFire configuration blows past the GTX 1080.
ARM is a little known company for those outside of the tech field, but it's responsible for most of the chips powering our devices. So it's a big deal when ARM announced its new VR-focused silicon.
A credible leak seems to show a number of benchmarks that were run on Nvidia's new GeForce 1070 GTX card. It shows the new-gen, Pascal-using GPU blow past the competition and older models.
Acer has announced a mobile dock that houses an external mobile GPU dock that is powered through Thunderbolt 3 that provides discrete graphics powerhouse in a slim ultraportable form factor computer.
In a move that could shake up video card upgrades, Stardock is working on software that leverages DirectX 12 and its ability to pool AMD and NVIDIA GPUs in a single system to boost performance.
When asked if Mac support was on the way for its Rift virtual reality headset, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey said that it's "up to Apple. If they ever release a good computer, we will do it."
While attempting to play Diablo III, a student has discovered a bug in NVIDIA video cards. The GPU refuses to erase the old memory from an old app, exposing what could be private information.
Microsoft has quietly added a discrete NVIDIA GPU option to the least-expensive Surface Book model, which you can pre-order now for $1699 all told.
Microsoft may have kept a tight lid on the details of the custom GPU in the Surface Book but enterprising customers have already started uncovering the secrets of 'the ultimate laptop'.
While we are still a few weeks away from the release of the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book, those looking to make a purchase will now be able to get better detail about the units CPUs and GPU.
With AMD struggling somewhat in recent times, its new CEO hopes to regain lost ground by splitting the major divisions into two separate groups, and focus on VR and AR technology.
Based on the fully fledged Fiji XT, the Nano gets the same 4096 stream processors as the Fury X, just in a much more compact package. AMD hopes the Nano will enable 4K gaming in tiny Mini-ITX systems.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now out for PC and consoles. Using the latest AMD and Nvidia drivers, we tested 26 DirectX 11 graphics cards covering most price ranges.
Despite having an external graphics amplifier, Alienware laptops are to gain Thunderbolt 3 ports and improved displays. Despite the upgrades, these models do not include Skylake processors.
The GTX 950 arrives as the new $150 GPU in Nvidia's current generation line up. Whereas the GTX 750 Ti it replaces was light on performance, the GTX 950 promises to deliver playable 1080p performance.
A lacklustre 12 months has left AMD struggling to compete with rival NVIDIA. Will the manufacturer be able to buck the trend and once again compete in the discrete GPU market?
Every gamer's dream of being able to play all the latest games at the highest settings on the thinnest and lightest of laptops might soon become a reality with external Thunderbolt graphics docks.
The R9 Fury X employs the GCN 1.2 architecture as the R9 380 but doubles the SPU count, and touts a massive memory bandwidth of 512GB/s thanks to an exciting new memory technology known as HBM.
Countless PC gamers, whether Nvidia or AMD users, have expressed anger about Arkham Knight's performance with reports of constant stuttering ruining gameplay. Here's our take.
It's been three and a half years since AMD made strides with its first GCN-based GPU. The R9 390X, R9 390 & R9 380 make up one last round of badged Radeons ahead of the real next-gen release.
The new GeForce GTX 980 Ti is targeting 4K gaming and with 6GB of memory onboard it's still overkill but without excess.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has launched this week to critical acclaim. We tested nineteen DirectX 11 graphics cards to find out how the game performs in both AMD and Nvidia hardware.
Nvidia has released their first WHQL certified driver for Windows 10, version 352.84, supporting the last three generation of Nvidia GPUs in both desktop and mobile varieties.
Microsoft has been working on a cloud based gaming solution for several years and while the technology is not here yet, Kahawai is a step forward to making this service a reality.
Project CARS has been on our radar since its drool-inducing visuals started to make the rounds in 2012. It's the most visually impressive racing simulator we've ever seen. Now let's benchmark it.
Developed by Visceral Games, the retail version Battlefield Hardline is now available and we are back to rerun all the tests (and new ones) to see how the frame rates have changed from the beta.
We knew there would be more ahead for Maxwell and six months after the GTX 980's release, Nvidia is back with the GTX Titan X, a card that's bigger and more complex than any other.
The Homeworld Remastered Collection brings high-res textures and models, new visual effects, recreated cinematic scenes, and support for HD, Ultra HD and 4K resolutions.
Nvidia has responded to the criticism it received in its customer forums for disabling the overclocking features of their 900M series of GPUs stating it will roll back changes in a new driver update.
Nvidia's famed driver releases has yet again got customers descending on the company with pitch forks, as users discovered that their 900M series of laptop GPUs could no longer be overclocked.
Developed by Turtle Rock Studios (creator of Left 4 Dead), Evolve is the company's latest squad-based co-op shooter and unsurprisingly, it calls for some fairly beefy hardware.
While the Battlefield Hardline beta will be available on all platforms, folks playing on PC can use this performance preview to determine what kind of performance your graphics card will deliver.
Dying Light takes place in an expansive urban environment where players navigate using free running 'parkour' mechanics while scavenging for supplies to craft weapons and defend against zombies.
Now that Microsoft has started about its plans regarding the future of gaming on Xbox and Windows 10, we're finally learning about what DirectX 12 will do and what requirements it'll have.
Today's release, the GeForce GTX 960 will take over this so-called sweet spot and should appeal to gamers who are preparing for the impending wave of DirectX 12 titles on a budget.
One of the main issues with gaming laptops is the limitations of the form factor. But the Alienware 13 paired with a Graphics Amplifier offers essentially the same power as a typical gaming desktop.
When new GPUs arrive, we compare them to their predecessor but rarely go back more than one generation. Considering how far DX11 support has come, let's take a look at past and present performance.
Graphics have always been a selling point of the Far Cry series as few games offer the same open world environments that can be experienced in Far Cry. The latest iteration is no exception.
With no more GPU releases from Nvidia or AMD for the remainder of the year the battle is now on pricing. We break down each price bracket to determine which company offers the best value product.