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AMD Radeon Pro W5700 7nm GPU takes on NVIDIA in workstations

AMD Radeon Pro W5700 7nm GPU takes on NVIDIA in workstations

AMD is anything but timid when it comes to its ambitions to conquer the computing market. Not satisfied with challenging CPU giant Intel, AMD acquired ATI to take on the GPU Goliath that is NVIDIA. After shaking up the CPU market with its Zen architecture, it is doing the same with its RDNA architecture and Navi GPUs with moderate success. It is now bringing that success from the consumer graphics card market to the pro industry with the new Radeon Pro W7500, daring to encroach on a market long dominated by NVIDIA.

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Alienware Area-51m GPU upgrade kit fulfills a long-time dream

Alienware Area-51m GPU upgrade kit fulfills a long-time dream

Laptops promise the freedom to take your computing with you but the price you have to pay is in performance. There are powerful laptops, of course, but you are mostly stuck with what you bought, save for upgrading storage or RAM. Laptop CPUs are impossible to upgrade but GPUs may soon be set free if these GPU upgrade kits for the Alienware Area-51m becomes a catchy trend on other laptops and brands.

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NVIDIA GTX 1660 SUPER and 1650 SUPER promise an entry-level boost

NVIDIA GTX 1660 SUPER and 1650 SUPER promise an entry-level boost

NVIDIA's Turing GPU architecture has definitely put PC graphics cards on a new level, especially when it comes to data crunching capabilities need both for graphics as well as AI and machine learning. But while NVIDIA's RTX cards are all the rage on the high-end, some gamers might not need all that power and the literal and thermal costs it comes with. Some might need an almost inconspicuous gaming partner that has some secret superpowers behind the scenes. That seems to be the message that NVIDIA is giving with the launch of the new GTX 1660 SUPER and 1650 SUPER boards that get their powers via faster memory.

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AMD Radeon 5500 brings a secret weapon to the GPU midrange

AMD Radeon 5500 brings a secret weapon to the GPU midrange

Today, AMD announced the Radeon RX 550 line of GPUs for both laptops and desktops. While AMD gets a lot of attention for its high-end cards, these new GPUs are decidedly mid-range, boasting support for resolutions up to 1080p and framerates that fall between 60 and 90 FPS depending on the game. While you won't be running new triple-A titles at 4K with these graphics cards, not everyone needs that enthusiast-level hardware.

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Acer Swift 5 and 3 gain Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake, NVIDIA GeForce MX250

Acer Swift 5 and 3 gain Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake, NVIDIA GeForce MX250

The NVIDIA GeForce MX250 is now available in builds of the Acer Swift 5, a laptop that's gotten this refresh at IFA 2019. This newest version of the Acer Swift 5 will be released starting in either September or November, depending on region. The newest version of the Acer Swift 3 was also revealed with Intel's latest with 10th Gen Ice Lake processors.

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NVIDIA GeForce Gamescom driver boosts performance, adds low latency mode

NVIDIA GeForce Gamescom driver boosts performance, adds low latency mode

NVIDIA has already enjoyed a good start to Gamescom, announcing yesterday that ray tracing will soon be coming to Minecraft. Today, however, the company announced the roll out of a new GeForce Game Ready Driver specifically for Gamescom. The driver adds a lot of features, but perhaps most importantly, it's bringing a performance boost to a number of popular games.

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW game streaming Android Beta release revealed

NVIDIA GeForce NOW game streaming Android Beta release revealed

The system known as NVIDIA GeForce NOW was previously in free Beta for PC, Mac, and SHIELD TV, now it'll be opened on Android devices of several sorts. NVIDIA announced several feature updates to GeForce NOW today, also including the transition to RTX-enabled graphics processors for certain regions. NVIDIA also gave a cryptic note on the timing for release of the full service, suggesting "the sun is starting to set on the free beta period."

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NVIDIA brings 10 new RTX Studio laptops to SIGGRAPH 2019

NVIDIA brings 10 new RTX Studio laptops to SIGGRAPH 2019

Back at Computex 2019, NVIDIA announced the RTX Studio program. The basic premise was to team up with OEMs to release a series of Studio-branded laptops aimed squarely at creators and artists who could leverage the capabilities of an RTX graphics card. Fast forward to today, as SIGGRAPH 2019 is getting underway, and NVIDIA is announcing a 10 new RTX Studio laptops, bringing the grand total of available models up to 27.

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NVIDIA RTX 2060, 2070, 2080 Super GPUs make a big bet on ray tracing

NVIDIA RTX 2060, 2070, 2080 Super GPUs make a big bet on ray tracing

We're sorry to say it, but if you recently purchased an RTX 2060, 2070, or 2080, then NVIDIA just made an announcement that'll likely make you regret that purchasing decision. Today, NVIDIA announced its new line of RTX Super graphics cards. Comprised of "Super" versions of the three cards we just named, this new line promises more performance at price points that are either similar or just straight up the same as existing cards in the RTX 20-series.

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NVIDIA Studio brings RTX laptops to designers and creators

NVIDIA Studio brings RTX laptops to designers and creators

NVIDIA’s still relatively new RTX graphics cards definitely have some advantages for high-end PC gamers, but gamers aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a bump up in graphics power. Today at Computex, NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA Studio program, which will see it teaming with various manufacturing partners to produce a line of laptops based around these high-end RTX cards.

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NVIDIA announces Quadro RTX mobile workstations for Studio program

NVIDIA announces Quadro RTX mobile workstations for Studio program

Going hand-in-hand with the announcement of its new Studio program - which will see a collection of RTX-powered laptops launch with content creators and designers in mind - NVIDIA revealed that it will also be releasing a line of Quadro RTX mobile workstations. These Quadro RTX laptops will be on the high-end of spectrum for Studio computers, with the Quadro RTX 5000 being the flagship GPU for the program.

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NVIDIA 1650, 1660 Ti release dates, OEMs, and pricing

NVIDIA 1650, 1660 Ti release dates, OEMs, and pricing

The new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 card is official now, with a whole bunch of designs off and running in manufacturer editions. NVIDIA's GTX 1650 is ONLY available in custom designs, as it is a relatively unique sort of release. This piece of hardware rolls with a Turing GPU (TU117) without all the extra ray tracing and/or DSLL action.

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