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NVIDIA’s GTC kicks off with stunning real-time rendering

NVIDIA’s GTC kicks off with stunning real-time rendering

Jen-Hsun Huang stepped on stage this week at GTC 2013 with words on the GPU, the graphics processing engine that NVIDIA uses to push the envelope in many, many more ways than one. Five features were announced as coming on through the conference: breakthroughs in computer graphics, updates on development, a roadmap update for NVIDIA, an update on remote graphics, and a brand new product announcement. While we're expecting this conference to hold quite a bit of news on computing outside the mobile world with Tegra, there's certainly going to be some amazing Android-based excellence coming on too.

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NVIDIA: GTX Titan is a supercomputer in your home

NVIDIA: GTX Titan is a supercomputer in your home

Here live at GTC 2013 Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO, NVIDIA took the stage for the opening keynote, and quickly got things started off by jumping right in with the GTX Titan. Obviously NVIDIA is extremely proud of the brand new single-GPU powerhouse, and we're expecting plenty of details to quickly follow.

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Tomb Raider gains NVIDIA GeForce GTX Driver support

Tomb Raider gains NVIDIA GeForce GTX Driver support

Crystal dynamic's reboot of Tomb Raider has become a big hit in the gaming industry, receiving top marks and rave reviews from game sites all around the web. The game has been praised for its stunning graphics, simple game play, riveting story, and convincing protagonist. While the game is already great, NVIDIA has found a way to make the game even more so. It has released the GeForce 314.21 drivers that will dramatically improve your Tomb Raider gameplay.

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NVIDIA GeForce 314.14 beta drivers available now

NVIDIA GeForce 314.14 beta drivers available now

NVIDIA never skimps on offering constant driver updates to its various graphics cards, and today the company released beta drivers that are optimized for the many games coming out this month, including SimCity, StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, Resident Evil 6, and Hawken PhysX just to name a few.

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NVIDIA unveils GTX Titan GPU with supercomputer performance

NVIDIA unveils GTX Titan GPU with supercomputer performance

Remember the Titan supercomputer? Back in November, it became the world's fastest supercomputer, and it's powered by NVIDIA chips. Now you can get a piece of Titan in your own home because NVIDIA has announced the GTX Titan graphics card, a $1,000 GPU that sports 2,688 CUDA cores, 6GB of GDDR5 RAM, and 7.1 billion transistors.

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NVIDIA GeForce 314.07 drivers bring Crysis 3 optimizations

NVIDIA GeForce 314.07 drivers bring Crysis 3 optimizations

NVIDIA has released its latest WHQL-certified GeForce drivers, this time bumping it up to version 314.07. These new drivers are pretty much based on previously-released beta drivers, and the new 314.07 update brings a slew of performance improvements to Crysis 3, as well as a handful of other games.

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Velocity Micro Raptor MultiPlex merges home theater with gaming prowess

Velocity Micro Raptor MultiPlex merges home theater with gaming prowess

One of the most interesting customizable systems to ever come from the team at Velocity Micro is here this week: the Raptor MultiPlex, complete with gaming and home theater features made to blow the market apart. This beast is meant to bring Velocity Micro into the world of both home theater aficionados and those that want the best of the best in gaming hardware. It all begins with a lovely solid aluminum case and output made for top of the line 1080p presentations for your HDTV.

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD demoes PC-bound Need For Speed: Most Wanted

NVIDIA Project SHIELD demoes PC-bound Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Today the folks at NVIDIA are once again showing off the PC-streaming prowess of their Project SHIELD device with none other than the game Need For Speed: Most Wanted. It's not often that a game with this much heavy-duty need for graphics backup is seen on a device smaller than a desktop computer - but here it is, in full-on instant-gratification streaming action from the comfort of your couch. Project SHIELD is a device that will soon be delivered by NVIDIA to a retail store near you - at the moment it's still in production.

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NVIDIA grasps “Free to Play” explosion with GeForge F2P Bundles

NVIDIA grasps “Free to Play” explosion with GeForge F2P Bundles

Having found some of the most recent Free to Play games out on the market today to be undeniably awesome, NVIDIA has decided to stoke the fire with a set of F2P Bundles with their GeForce GPUs. When you purchase a GeForce GTX graphics card (as long as it's 650 or above) you also get a set of in-game credits for three of the most excellent FPS games in play today. These games are Planetside 2, World of Tanks, and everyone's favorite mech warrior free-for-all: Hawken!

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD demos Borderlands 2 in live PC gaming stream

NVIDIA Project SHIELD demos Borderlands 2 in live PC gaming stream

This week the folks at NVIDIA have unleashed a new demo video depicting their Project SHIELD mobile gaming device playing none other than Borderlands 2. The reason this is a monstrous feat, for those of you that don't know, is the fact that this game is a high-powered PC game that otherwise only exists on the most fabulous of gaming PC builds. This game is shown here streaming on a home-based wireless network from a Falcon Tiki PC working with a GeForce GTX 680 graphics card - it's a top-level PC gaming experience streamed to a mobile device in the palms of your hands!

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NVIDIA unleashes GeForce 313.95 driver in time for Crysis 3 beta

NVIDIA unleashes GeForce 313.95 driver in time for Crysis 3 beta

In case you hadn't heard the news, the open Crysis 3 multiplayer beta kicked off today. Those playing on PC will be pleased to know that NVIDIA is just as excited as you are, releasing its new GeForce 313.95 beta driver that's said to increase multi-GPU performance by as much as 35% in Crysis 3. Naturally, the boost you get from this beta driver will vary depending on your setup, but those with a serious gaming rig should expect at least some improvement when trying to run the Crysis 3 beta.

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Why NVIDIA’s Project SHIELD struck hardest at CES 2013

Why NVIDIA’s Project SHIELD struck hardest at CES 2013

This past week at CES 2013, the SlashGear team was privy to a handful of fantastic or otherwise generally interesting next-generation technology, but for yours truly, there was nothing as significant for its designer as NVIDIA's Project SHIELD. I want to be clear in saying that there may have been more market-ready, real-world devices and services presented to us that have hard release dates and/or real track records for success in earlier models, but when you take Project SHIELD and speak about how important even just the idea is for the NVIDIA brand and ecosystem, nothing else had as important a set of implications.

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