Retail Radeon chips still go slower than review versions

Chimpzilla's Radeon R9 290 and 290X review copies appear to be performing better than retail versions.

The Amazing Tegra Note 7: A Luxury Value Gaming Tablet

I’m really not a fan of just copying someone else’s products.  Yes Samsung has proven it can work but in the end it is still just a copy and it is far better to carve out your own space.   That is what NVIDIA did first with Shield and now with the Tegra Note 7 which is similar in performance but rather than an integrated Tablet and Controller, this is a pure tablet.  

Samsung updates Exynos 5 Octa chip with six-core GPU

Samsung has announced an updated eight-core Enynos 5 Octa processor for tablets that features a six-core Mali T-628 GPU. Samsung has been the first ARM vendor to ship consumer products using an eight-core processor that makes use of ARM's Big Little configuration. Now the firm ...

Christie and NVIDIA team up for an interactive car-buying experience powered by augmented reality (hands-on video)

If committing the requisite funds for an Audi R8 coupe seems like a stressful ordeal, NVIDIA and Christie have created an augmented reality purchase experience to lend a hand with the selection process. Under the hood, the whole lot is powered by NVIDIA GPUs, Christie projectors and RTT ...

Nvidia' GPUs powering intelligence platforms

Nvidia just launched the GeoInt Accelerator, a GPU-accelerated geospatial intelligence platform to enable security analysts to find actionable insights quicker and more accurately rom vast quantities of raw data, images and video. Sounds great to us.  

AMD gets a boost in supercomputing

The OpenACC API was developed to provide a vendor neutral platform for the fastest computers in the world. Now, it is supports AMD APUs and dGPUs.

ARM-based server chips are on the way for AMD

AMD has publicly disclosed its strategy and roadmap in an effort to recapture critical server market share.

Quad-core Rockchip processor powers this Android mini-PC

Kingnovel's $96 Android mini-PC is powered by Rockchip's RK3188 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, which is paired with ARM's Mali-400 MP4 GPU.

LG gets in bed with ARM

Electronics giant LG has signed with ARM to license the ARM Cortex-A50 CPU as well as the next gen of the Mali GPU.

Bitcoin network trashes supercomputers

The Bitcoin hash network is eight times faster than the world’s top 500 supercomputers combined.

Claim: Vivante GC4000 rated top mobile GPU for floating-point accuracy

Typically, only hard-core geeks care about benchmarks when it comes to the hardware powering tablets and smartphones. And why not?

Radeon details leaked

A Reddit user who goes by the handle of Repilur has got his paws on AMD's upcoming Radeon HD 7990 GPUs and posted information on them online.

Intel, AMD battle it out over APUs

An interview with AMD last week shed light on the latest battleground between Intel and AMD which underlies future changes in computing. 

GPU-powered supercomputers run petaflop-level earthquake simulations

A team of researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, has developed a highly scalable computer code that will significantly cut both research times and energy costs in simulating seismic hazards.

Console architect says Sony's Playstation 4 will be dev friendly

Mark Cerny - lead system architect of Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4) - says the Japanese-based corporation adopted a "very developer-centric approach" to the next-gen console.

Nvidia's GTC: Making the imaginary real

Nvidia's GPU conference has become one of the more interesting industry events as the graphics market scales up to supercomputing and down to in-car navigation and entertainment systems.

Nvidia touts GPUs for Big Data analytics

Nvidia has confirmed that a number of top enterprise and mobile application companies are using high-end GPUs to process big data analytics and advanced search for both consumer and commercial applications.

The memory specs of Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next)

Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) console is slated to make its long-awaited debut at E3 2013 in Los Angeles this June.

ARM's Mali GPU is number one in Android tablet market

ARM has confirmed a significant increase in the use of its stalwart Mali GPU which reached more than 150 million processors in 2012 - with licensing jumping by some 30% in 2012 across the smartphone, tablet and graphic-enabled Digital TV (DTV) markets.

Asus touts supercomputer-class Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan video card

Earlier this week, Nvidia rolled out its latest and greatest video card which it dubbed the GeForce GTX Titan.