GPUs

A recall on 12VHPWR angled adapters from CableMod has reached its next stage this week, with the publication of a warning document from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Referencing the original recall for CableMods' V1.0 and V1.1 adapters, which kicked off back in December, the CPSC notice marks the first involvement of government regulators. And with that has come to light a bit more detail on just how big the recall is overall, along with an estimated failure rate for the adapters of a hair over 1%. According to the CPSC notice, CableMod is recalling 25,300 adapters, which were sold between February, 2023, and December, 2023. Of those, at least 272 adapters failed, as per reports and repair claims made to CableMod. That puts...

Palit Releases Fanless Version of NVIDIA's New GeForce RTX 3050 6GB

NVIDIA today is quietly launching a new entry-level graphics card for the retail market, the GeForce RTX 3050 6GB. Based on a cut-down version of their budget Ampere-architecture GA107...

8 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2024

MLCommons To Develop PC Client Version of MLPerf AI Benchmark Suite

MLCommons, the consortium behind the MLPerf family of machine learning benchmarks, is announcing this morning that the organization will be developing a new desktop AI benchmarking suite under the...

3 by Ryan Smith on 1/24/2024

AMD Rolls Out Radeon RX 7900 XT Promo Pricing Opposite GeForce RTX 40 Super Launch

In response to the launch of NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 40 Super video cards, AMD has announced that they are instituting new promotional pricing on a handful of their...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2024

NVIDIA Launches RTX 5880 ProViz Card: Compliant with Sanctions, Available Globally

NVIDIA has quietly launched its RTX 5880 Ada Generation graphics card that is designed for professional graphics applications. The product is designed to be compliant with the latest U.S...

8 by Anton Shilov on 1/9/2024

AMD Adds Radeon RX 7600 XT To Product Stack, 1080p Gaming Card Gets 16GB For $329

Kicking things off for the GPU space at this year’s CES, AMD is at the show to announce that they’re bringing an additional Radeon RX 7000 series card to...

10 by Ryan Smith on 1/8/2024

VESA Updates Adaptive-Sync Display Spec to 1.1a, Adds Dual-Mode and Overclocked Gaming Monitors

Ahead of next week’s CES 2024 trade show, this morning VESA is releasing an update to their Adaptive-Sync Display variable refresh certification standard to accommodate some forthcoming “dual-mode” gaming...

9 by Ryan Smith on 1/3/2024

The AMD Advancing AI & Instinct MI300 Launch Live Blog (Starts at 10am PT/18:00 UTC)

This morning is an important one for AMD – perhaps the most important of the year. After almost a year and a half of build-up, and even longer for...

10 by Ryan Smith & Gavin Bonshor on 12/6/2023

Asus Intros GeForce RTX 4060 Ti Video Card With Integrated M.2 SSD Slot

Asus this week formally introduced its ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 4060 Ti SSD OC Edition 8 GB graphics card, an unusual video card that also offers an M.2 SSD...

29 by Anton Shilov on 11/24/2023

AMD Intros Radeon Pro W7700: Rounding Out RDNA 3 For Workstations

Although AMD doesn’t have any major HPC announcements for this year’s SC23 show, the company isn’t starting this week empty-handed. For the workstation market the company is introducing its...

0 by Ryan Smith on 11/13/2023

NVIDIA at SC23: H200 Accelerator with HBM3e and Jupiter Supercomputer for 2024

With faster and higher capacity HBM3e memory set to come online early in 2024, NVIDIA has been preparing its current-generation server GPU products to use the new memory. Back...

14 by Ryan Smith on 11/13/2023

AMD Begins Polaris and Vega GPU Retirement Process, Reduces Ongoing Driver Support

As AMD is now well into their third generation of RDNA architecture GPUs, the sun has been slowly setting on AMD’s remaining Graphics Core Next (GCN) designs, better known...

32 by Ryan Smith on 11/8/2023

Samsung Announces 'Shinebolt' HBM3E Memory: HBM Hits 36GB Stacks at 9.8 Gbps

Samsung’s annual Memory Tech Day is taking place in San Jose this morning, and as part of the event, the company is making a couple of notable memory technology...

10 by Ryan Smith on 10/20/2023

Intel Launches Arc A580: A $179 Graphics Card for 1080p Gaming

When Intel unveiled its range of Arc A-series desktop graphics cards last year, it introduced four models: the Arc A770, Arc A750, Arc A580, and Arc A380. However, the...

9 by Anton Shilov on 10/10/2023

Micron to Ship HBM3E Memory to NVIDIA in Early 2024

Micron has reaffirmed plans to start shipments of its HBM3E memory in high volume in early 2024, while also revealing that NVIDIA is one of its primary customers for...

7 by Anton Shilov on 9/28/2023

Asus Launches ROG Matrix GeForce RTX 4090: All a 4090 Can Be, For $3200

When Asus teased its ROG Matrix GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card back at Computex, it was clear that the company's ambitions were to develop no less than the world's...

27 by Anton Shilov on 9/20/2023

ASRock's Low-Profile Arc A310 Fits Every PC and Every Budget

ASRock this week has introduced an Intel Arc-based A310 Low Profile 4 GB graphics card. Aimed at the lower power/size/cost portion of the video card market, the entry-level A310...

15 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2023

Arm's Clients and Partners Signal Interest to Invest $735 Million Ahead of IPO

According to fresh SEC filings from Arm, the chip IP designer has secured a slew of industry investors ahead of the company's impending IPO. Aiming for a strong start...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2023

MSI Goes Compact with New GeForce RTX 40-Series Gaming Slim Cards

Modern graphics cards are notorious for their massive cooling systems and dimensions that are hard to fit into mainstream PC chassis and almost impossible to fit into compact PC...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/30/2023

AMD Teases FSR 3 and Hypr-RX: Updated Radeon Performance Technologies Available in September

Alongside this morning’s announcement of the new Radeon RX 7800 XT and RX 7700 XT video cards, AMD is also using their Gamescom launch event to deliver an update...

43 by Ryan Smith on 8/25/2023

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