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Beastly NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 release dated

Beastly NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 release dated

AMD was originally tipped to be waiting on NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 590 to arrive before launching the Radeon HD 6990, but the company pulled the trigger on the "world's fastest graphics card" earlier this week. That leaves the coast clear for the GTX 590, which according to Expreview is scheduled to arrive on March 22 2011.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 in March and AMD Radeon HD 6990 in April as high-end graphics heat up

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 in March and AMD Radeon HD 6990 in April as high-end graphics heat up

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 590 video card is expected to arrive in mid-March 2011, followed a month later by AMD's new Radeon HD 6990, with the staggered launch supposedly an intentional strategy AMD is adopting. According to DigiTimes' sources at graphics card manufacturers, AMD has decided to delay the HD 6990's commercial release so that NVIDIA can't review it and subsequently change its GTX 590 design.

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Sony VAIO L Series all-in-one wraps touch-bezel around multitouch screen

Sony VAIO L Series all-in-one wraps touch-bezel around multitouch screen

Sony's third VAIO launch of the day is the new VAIO L Series, all-in-one touchscreen desktops packing 24-inch Full HD displays and a new "edge access" system of touch-sensitive shortcuts integrated into the bezel. Packing a choice of Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M graphics and a 1920 x 1080 multitouch display, the L Series also hides a Blu-ray drive and both HDMI input and outputs.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Coming in March, GTX 590 Later

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Coming in March, GTX 590 Later

NVIDIA is getting ready to launch the GeForce GTX 550 Ti on March 15th. The video card is based off of the new GF116 chipset and is expected to be up to 35% faster than AMD Radeon’s HD 5770 in DirectX 11, and about 20% faster in DirectX 10. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti should perform just as fast as the GeForce GTX 460.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti unveiled: up to 46% faster than Radeon HD 6950

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti unveiled: up to 46% faster than Radeon HD 6950

NVIDIA is obviously particularly proud of its new GeForce GTX 560 Ti GPU - it suggests it "pwns the gamer's sweet spot" in the press release - and at first glance the Fermi-based video card does have plenty going for it. Eight tessellation engines, a total of 384 CUDA cores, DirectX 11 support and a 52.5 billion/sec texture fill rate add up to a card 33-percent faster than the GeForce GTX 460 and up to 65-percent faster than AMD's Radeon HD 6870.

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 500M series GPUs get official

NVIDIA GeForce GT 500M series GPUs get official

NVIDIA has outed its GeForce 500M series GPUs, the latest graphics chips to be found in high-end notebooks. Supporting NVIDIA's Optimus switching technology, the GT 540M GT 540M, GT 550M and GT 555M are targeted at performance users, with over four times the performance of integrated graphics and twice the DirectX 11 performance of rival GPUS, while mainstream users get the GeForce GT 520M and GT 525M.

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Acer Aspire Predator AG3600-U4082 packs Core i5 2300 and GT 420 GPU

Acer Aspire Predator AG3600-U4082 packs Core i5 2300 and GT 420 GPU

Acer has unveiled the latest in its Predator gaming PC range, now taking advantage of Intel's new 2011 Core i5 processors. The Acer Aspire Predator AG3600-U4082 offers an Intel Core i5 2300 CPU along with 8GB of DDR3 memory and NVIDIA GeForce GT 420 graphics, as well as a 1.5TB hard-drive.

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Gateway FX and DX performance PCs get Core 2011 update

Gateway FX and DX performance PCs get Core 2011 update

Gateway has updated its desktop PC range with models using Intel's latest Sandy Bridge 2nd-gen Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The FX high-performance and DX multimedia PCs will go on sale next week, offering Intel's Core i7 2600 on the new FX6850-51 and the Core i5 2300 and others on the new DX4350-43, DX4850-27e and DX4850-45.

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Lenovo IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 push Sandy Bridge to the mainstream

Lenovo IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 push Sandy Bridge to the mainstream

Mainstream and SOHO laptops generally aren't especially inspiring, but at least Lenovo has tried to differentiate the new V Series machines with slick aluminum casings and covers, and 21mm-thick chassis. The Lenovo IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 hit the 13.3-, 14- and 15.6-inch screen sizes respectively (each running at 1366 x 768), paired with up to Intel Core i7 second-gen Sandy Bridge CPUs and up to 8GB of RAM.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M mobile GPU headed for CES 2011 reveal?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M mobile GPU headed for CES 2011 reveal?

NVIDIA will apparently launch its GeForce GTX 5x0M mobile GPU - based on the company's upcoming GF114 chips - at CES 2011 in January, likely as the GTX 560M. According to Fudzilla's sources, the new GPU will have 384 shaders, together with 64 texture address units and 512 texture filtering units, and replace the GeForce GTX 460M (which has 336 shaders).

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 gets official: fastest DX11 GPU around

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 gets official: fastest DX11 GPU around

NVIDIA has officially launched the GeForce GTX 580 GPU, and they're unsurprisingly pretty excited about it. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 is billed as the world's fastest DX11 GPU, 30-percent faster than the GTC 480 and packing 512 cores, 16 PolyMorph engines and support for either stereoscopic 3D or triple-displays.

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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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