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Quad GeForce GTX 690 server scoffs at your parallel processing needs

Quad GeForce GTX 690 server scoffs at your parallel processing needs

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 690 has already won the hearts and minds of many gamers, with its potent combination of twin Kepler cores, but how about using it for a compact GPU compute rig? That's just what custom PC system maker AVADirect decided to try, opting for not just one GTX 690 but a four card rig squeezed into a standard 2U server.

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Alienware M17x R4 (Core i7, Ivy Bridge) Review

Alienware M17x R4 (Core i7, Ivy Bridge) Review

This week we've been blessed with another look at the most colorful-keyed and unique looking gaming notebook in the Alienware M17X R4, this time complete with Ivy Bridge. This beast works with a quad-core 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 processor, 28nm NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M GPU, and a lovely 17.3-inch 1920 x 1080 display up front of an extremely thick chassis. This beast is marked by its power as much as it is its ability to have its all-over lighting customized.

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NVIDIA: “This will do for video games what cable television did for video”

NVIDIA: “This will do for video games what cable television did for video”

This week NVIDIA's head Jen-Hsung Huang is thrilling audiences once again with talk of massive expansion of the video game industry. This week he speaks of GeForce Grid, a system which will allow people to turn on a video game as simply as they would change a channel on their television. This system is based on a GPU - a GPU called GeForce Grid - which is made specifically to stream video games to any smartphone, tablet, TV, or PC with the same power as the rest.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 brings Kepler on a $399 budget

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 brings Kepler on a $399 budget

NVIDIA has launched its latest GPU, the GeForce GTX 670, the third to use the company's Kepler architecture, and pulling in at a new $399 price point. Borrowing the 28nm processes as the meaty GTX 680 (and the dual-GPU GTX 690), the GeForce GTX 670 opens up Kepler at a more affordable point of the market, with the promise of 45-percent better gaming power than its closest AMD rival.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 twin-Kepler official

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 twin-Kepler official

NVIDIA has launched its latest graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690, with twin Kepler cores making it the world's fastest, at least for the moment. The GPU company hasn't wasted the opportunity to make the GeForce GTX 690 look the part, either, with superlatives galore: a trivalent chromium-plated aluminum frame, thixomolded magnesium alloy fan housing, and dual vapor chambers with a nickel-plated finstack.

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NVIDIA teases dual-GPU GeForce GTX 690

NVIDIA teases dual-GPU GeForce GTX 690

NVIDIA has posted a cryptic image on its Facebook page recently to tease what is likely the upcoming GeForce GTX 690 dual-chip GPU. The dark image doesn't reveal much except the company's logo on what appears to be a graphics card and the words "It's coming." However, traces of what resemble two sets of heatsinks suggest that it is definitely a high-end model.

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MSI GeForce GTX 680 offers easy Kepler overclocking

MSI GeForce GTX 680 offers easy Kepler overclocking

MSI has revealed its GeForce GTX 680 card, using NVIDIA's freshly announced Kepler 28nm GPU and pairing it with MSI's own Afterburner overclocking tool for squeezing out extra performance. The MSI card sticks closely to the NVIDIA reference design - no bad thing given the early reviews - but ramps up the ease of tweaking the card's default settings, so as to squeeze a little bit extra out.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 review roundup

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 review roundup

NVIDIA's Kepler-based GeForce GTX 680 arrived this morning with no shortage of promises: faster than the Fermi GPUs of old, but cooler running and more power efficient too. According to the graphics company, the new 28nm Kepler technology can do twice as much graphical magic per watt than previous GPUs, with the ability to drive four monitors from a single card. Plenty of hyperbole, then, but how does the GTX 680 live up in practice? We've been crunching through the launch-day reviews; check out our summary after the cut.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600M GPUs bring Kepler to ultrabooks

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600M GPUs bring Kepler to ultrabooks

It's not just desktops that get NVIDIA's new Kepler 28nm GPU in the shape of the GeForce GTX 680; notebooks can also get a shot of that extra graphics grunt, courtesy of the new GT 600M family. NVIDIA's new range of laptop GPUs will debut in the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3, with a seven-strong range of chips promising anything from 48 to 384 CUDA cores, up to 64 GB/sec memory bandwidth, and double the gaming frame-rates of last year's GT 520M-based notebooks.

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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 teams with Linux Foundation

NVIDIA teams with Linux Foundation

Along with the Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, and Mocana groups, NVIDIA has decided to join The Linux Foundation for the acceleration of the growth of Linux. What this means for you the modern consumer is not just one whole heck of a lot on the surface, certainly not for how you'll be experiencing your NVIDIA Tegra or GeForce-laden products. What it means for the Linux platform on the whole is basically another nudge toward total recognition.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core Review Round-Up

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core Review Round-Up

Tis the season for PC innards, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core is just the limited-edition graphics card you may have been looking for, what with its vast similarities to the existing GTX 560 Ti already on the market and its cut-back GF110 in its guts. The GPU you've got here, the GF110, was originally used in the GeForce 580, then again in the GTX 570, and now here in the GTX 560 Ti 448 Core, it being cut back each time to accommodate the lower powered systems. You've also got 56 texture units, 40 ROPs, 448 shader cores, and a 320-bit memory interface. Know what all that means? You're in the right place!

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