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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 officially debuts 28nm Kepler GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 officially debuts 28nm Kepler GPU

NVIDIA has revealed its latest graphics card, the GeForce GTX 680, using its new Kepler GPU architecture for improved performance and lower power consumption. The successor to NVIDIA's Fermi, Kepler introduces a completely redesigned streaming multiprocessor with a focus on efficiency, along GPU Boost to dynamically adjust clock speed within power draw limits. Meanwhile, the GeForce GTX 680 also uses SMX, relying on the same base clock across the GPU and featuring 192 CUDA cores. 1536 cores on the GPU means, NVIDIA says, the GTX 680 "handily outperforms" its GeForce GTX 580.

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NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Pro harnesses CUDA in OS X

NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac Pro harnesses CUDA in OS X

NVIDIA has outed its latest graphics card, and the company has Apple Mac Pro users firmly in its sights. The NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac packs 256 CUDA cores and 2GB of GDDR5 memory, which connectivity includes a DisplayPort and a DVI-I (Dual Link) connector built into its bracket, and an optional 3D stereo bracket; NVIDIA also throw in a DisplayPort to Mini DisplayPort adapter.

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NVIDIA GF104 Fermi update tipped to replace GTX 470

NVIDIA GF104 Fermi update tipped to replace GTX 470

NVIDIA are tipped to be readying an updated version of their GF104 Fermi GPU, on the heels of price cuts to the GeForce GTX 470 range.  The new GF104 will apparently have eight Streaming Multiprocessors (SM), according to Fudzilla, thus increasing the overall number of stream processors in the chip to 384 (an increase of 48).

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 GPU for HTPCs gets official

NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 GPU for HTPCs gets official

NVIDIA has officially outed their latest GPU, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 430, a Fermi chip targeted at HTPCs.  The new GT 430 promises 1.5x the gaming performance of previous-gen chips, together with full 3D and 1080p HD video support, HDMI 1.4a connectivity and 24-bit multi-channel audio up to 192KHz (along with lossless DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD audio bit streaming).

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NVIDIA Quadro 2000 and Quadro 600 Fermi pro-video cards unveiled

NVIDIA Quadro 2000 and Quadro 600 Fermi pro-video cards unveiled

NVIDIA has outed a pair of new Fermi-based professional graphics cards, the NVIDIA Quadro 2000 and the NVIDIA Quadro 600.  Both cards have 1GB of video RAM, while the Quadro 2000 has 192 CUDA processing cores and the Quadro 600 has 96 CUDA cores; both can be used with NVIDIA's 3D Vision system.

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NVIDIA Quadro 600 & 2000 Fermi-Based Cards Unveiled, Available Now

NVIDIA Quadro 600 & 2000 Fermi-Based Cards Unveiled, Available Now

NVIDIA has officially announced today that they've made their two brand new Fermi-based workstation cards available for purchase. The company is scaling back the cores, but promises that the two new cards will be less expensive than their predecessors, and will also offer better performance over the previous cards they are replacing. The Quadro 600 has been issued only 96 cores, while the Quadro 2000 features 192 cores. Both cards hike up the performance, according to NVIDIA, even as they scale back on the hardware.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 1GB gets official for $129

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 1GB gets official for $129

NVIDIA has given the official nod to the new GeForce GTS 450 video card, an "affordable" model that still attempts to deliver decent gaming performance.  In fact, the company reckons the Fermi-based card packs 2.4x the geometry processing performance over its predecessor, along with DirectX 11 support and a roughly $129 price tag.

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Eurocom Panther 2.0 Mobile Gaming Station Launching Later This Month

Eurocom Panther 2.0 Mobile Gaming Station Launching Later This Month

When we see laptops now-a-days, the general rule of thumb is that thinner is better. But, when you want a small bit of mobility with your gaming rig, that thinness gets dropped out the window. After all, if you want the same guts that go into a desktop, shoved into a frame like a laptop, you can't expect every miracle to be granted. In the case of Eurocom's Panter 2.0 mobile gaming station, just from the looks of it you're obviously getting quite the powerhouse.

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NVIDIA Fermi-based Quadro pro graphics cards outed, plus 3D Vision Pro

NVIDIA Fermi-based Quadro pro graphics cards outed, plus 3D Vision Pro

NVIDIA has outed its latest Fermi-based cards, the NVIDIA Quadro Plex 7000 array, and Quadro 6000, Quadro 5000 and Quadro 4000 GPUs, targeting graphics professionals that might weep in excitement over the fact that they're apparently up to five times faster for 3D applications and up to eight times faster for computational simulation.  While most models are intended for desktop workstations, there's also the Quadro 5000M chipset for mobile workstations.

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ASUS MARS II dual-GTX 480 video card leaks

ASUS MARS II dual-GTX 480 video card leaks

ASUS is working on a dual-GPU graphics card codenamed the ASUS MARS II, pairing two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 chips.  The MARS II follows the first MARS card of 2009, which packaged a pair of GTX 295 GPUs, but updates things with a couple of NVIDIA Fermi chips.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 gets official: 4x DX11 performance of rivals

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 gets official: 4x DX11 performance of rivals

NVIDIA has outed its much-rumored GeForce GTX 460, a mid-range Fermi-based graphics card promising four times the performance of rivals, real-time PhysX and 3D support with a price tag of roughly $199.  The company has focussed their efforts on DirectX 11 tessellation, with a quoted up to 4x improvement in performance over cards from other manufacturers.

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ElecomSoft uses NVIDIA Fermi GPUs for huge improvement in password recovery time

ElecomSoft uses NVIDIA Fermi GPUs for huge improvement in password recovery time

NVIDIA's new line of Fermi-based video cards certainly brought more muscle to computing and gaming when it debuted a while back. The new GPUs are very powerful and have allowed new levels of performance in enthusiast and gamer machines.

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