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Nvidia Release Pascal Architecture White Paper

When AMD and Nvidia release all of those TFLOPs numbers, it’s important to realize that those are theoretical maximums. In order of a chip to reach that number, its architecture has to be extremely efficient and powerful…

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AMD Graphics Roadmap Reveals Fiji Replacement

One of the biggest concerns about Polaris 10 has been whether or not it will be a true replacement for Fury X. With the latest leaks out, most of the information points to about 100W TDP…

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Nvidia Details Tesla P100 Pascal GPU Specifications

After revealing their next flagship Telsa earlier, Nvidia has let loose with a few more details and specifications. Based on the new Pascal architecture, the P100 will be utilizing TSMC’s latest 16nmFF+ process. As we know…

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What Can We Expect From NVIDIA GTC 2016

With NVIDIA’s GPU Tech Conference due to start in 2 days time, we give our thoughts as to what to expect. Do you think we will see a new graphics card launching from NVIDIA at the event?…

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AMD Greenland/Vega may be Fiji Replacement at 4096 GCN Shaders

This year, both AMD and Nvidia will be launching their new Polaris and Pascal based GPUs. Unfortunately, it looks like the flagship chips won’t be arriving till next year. Set to arrive in early 2017, Vega,…

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Micron Starts Sampling GDDR5X to Customers

Even when much of the excitement about VRAM is coming from HBM2, that technology isn’t quite ready for prime time yet. For now, HBM2 is still a ways away and still a premium product. To hold…

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More AMD Polaris 10 Details Revealed

In the few days after AMD first demoed Polaris 10 to us at Capsaicin, more details about the upcoming graphics cards have been revealed. Set to be the big brother to the smaller Polaris 11, the better performing…

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AMD’s Raja Koduri Talks Future Developments – Capsaicin

Even though a lot of information was shared from the Capsaicin live stream, some details weren’t made known till the after party. In an interview, Radeon Technologies Group head Raja Koduri spoke in more detail about…

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AMD Unveils Upcoming GPU Roadmap – Capsaicin

Even as Polaris approaches us quickly within 3 months, the planning for its successor has long been in the works. At their Capsaicin event, AMD took off the wraps for their upcoming GPU plans with a…

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SK Hynix Details HBM2 Production Timeline

For the upcoming graphics generation, both Nvidia and AMD are set to use HBM2 for their upcoming Pascal and Polaris graphics cards. While Samsung has already revealed that they have kicked off mass production for HBM2,…

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Nvidia Pascal Flagship May Arrive Sooner Than Expected

Even as this generation’s GPUs are continuing to fly off the shelves, Nvidia is already gearing up for their Pascal launch. Despite being quieter than AMD, it looks like Nvidia will launch their Pascal cards around the…

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Samsung kicks off HBM2 Mass Production

With both AMD’s Polaris and Nvidia’s Pascal both launching in 2016, the GPU market is very lively this year. Both competing platforms are also set to use HBM2 which JEDEC finally released the final standard for.…

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AMD Polaris Will use HBM2 and GDDR5

Ever since HBM1 was revealed and launched with Fury X, many have been looking forwards to what HBM2 would bring along in 2016. While HBM1 brought large power savings and a major boost in memory bandwidth,…

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GDDR6 Memory Coming to Graphics Cards in 2016?

The graphics card market is full of interesting power struggles and if recent reports are true, it seems 2016 will be one of the biggest battles yet. AMD may have already put out some cards with…

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NVIDIA Confirms Pascal Flagship Will Feature 16GB HBM2 And 1TB/s Bandwidth

NVIDIA’s upcoming architecture, codenamed ‘Pascal’ is a revolutionary step towards greatly enhanced processing power in a small form factor. The advent of stackable high bandwidth memory was first introduced in AMD’s Fury line-up. While AMD was…

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Leaked Slide Suggests AMD and NVIDIA Will Both Use GDDR5X

We have previously reported the rumours that Nvidia was planning to use GDDR5X on their upcoming Pascal graphics cards, a rumour that not everyone bought right away. But there are quite a few reasons that we…

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NVIDIA Showcased Pascal HBM Graphics Card in Japan

NVIDIA’s upcoming Pascal launch is hotly anticipated as the company transfers from GDDR5 to High Bandwidth Memory on a 16nm manufacturing process. The performance increase from Maxwell is predicted to be quite substantial compared to previous…

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Samsung and SK Hynix to Supply HBM2 to Nvidia

Nvidia’s Pascal may not arrive in volume for quite in a while according to the latest report. According to BusinessKorea, both Samsung and SK Hynix are set to provide HBM2 to Nvidia for their next generation Pascal architecture.…

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AMD Prepping Post-GCN Greenland, Baffin and Ellesmere GPUs

According to multiple sources, AMD is working on 3 new GPUs as part of their 2016 lineup. Likely part of the Arctic Islands release, the 3 chips all fit the theme being called Greenland, Baffin and Ellesmere.…

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Samsung to Start Mass Production of HBM2 in 2016

While SKHynix was the first to produce HBM for AMD, things may change next year. Samsung is leveraging their massive production base and getting into the HBM market with plans to start mass production in 2016.…

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Nvidia Reportedly Working on Two New GPUs With HBM2 Memory

We have known for a while now that Nvidia wanted to get onto the HBM wagon too and that is pretty much a given. It’s the next generation video memory and it looks extremely promising so…

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AMD Has Priority Access over Nvidia For HBM2

AMD made history earlier this month by being the first major GPU vendor to ship HBM with their top end Fury and Fury X graphics cards. Nvidia however, has been absent so far, waiting on HBM2,…

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AMD Greenland GPUs Might Go Straight to 14nm Process

AMD is putting the final touches on everything and preparing to launch their new Radeon R300 series graphics cards very soon, but before it even hits the market we already get information about the next generation…

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Next-Gen AMD APU Could Feature 16 CPU Cores and HBM Memory

  AMD’s planned 2016 next-gen APUs are rumoured to be 16-core processors, based on the Zen architecture, featuring a Greenland GPU, quad-channel DDR4 support, and HBM memory, according to TweakTown. The forthcoming APU will replace the…