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Samsung coming to Bitcoin with ASIC chips

Samsung coming to Bitcoin with ASIC chips

Overnight news from South Korea spoke of Samsung's efforts to enter the bitcoin mining industry. Samsung was reported to be joining said market with mass production of bitcoin mining hardware starting this month. Their first move will hit the ground running with ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) production this year, with the company's efforts in developing said semiconductor technology throughout 2017.

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Cryptocurrency mining is causing high-end GPU shortages

Cryptocurrency mining is causing high-end GPU shortages

If you've been shopping around for a new graphics card over the last few weeks, you've likely had a very hard time finding any in stock. And if you do find one, it's probably priced well above the MSRP on a re-selling site like eBay or Craigslist. It turns out that graphics cards, especially the high-end type, are in short supply all around the globe, and PC gamers have the rapidly rising trend of cryptocurrency mining to thank.

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Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Graphics Dock runs Windows Mixed Reality

Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Graphics Dock runs Windows Mixed Reality

Laptops are getting thinner and thinner, not to mention sometimes converting into tablets. But the price of portability is performance, at the very least graphics performance. There are, of course, a new breed of computing accessories that deliver added graphics processing power via Thunderbolt 3 but those are heavy in both price and form. Enter the Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Graphics Dock somewhat quietly revealed at CES 2013. No larger than a laptop, this graphics card enclosure claims it’s powerful enough to even run Windows Mixed Reality at 90 Hz rates. But, of course, there’s always a catch.

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Intel AMD processor details leak: Kaby Lake likely

Intel AMD processor details leak: Kaby Lake likely

A brand new Intel Core i7-8809G processor was just discovered lurking in the company's overclocking listings. This processor is quad-core and rolls with two different sets of options for graphics processing. Intel HD Graphics 630 isn't particularly surprising, but the other option points to the future: Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics.

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NVIDIA ending driver support for 32-bit systems

NVIDIA ending driver support for 32-bit systems

The PC world is taking another step towards laying 32-bit systems to their eternal rest. Nvidia has announced that it will soon be making the switch to only supporting 64-bit operating systems, with the upcoming Version 390 of its graphics card drivers being the last to support 32-bit versions of Windows (7, 8/8.1, and 10), Linux, and FreeBSD. While 64-bit systems have been the norm for some time now, this marks a significant move away from legacy support for 32-bit.

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NVIDIA and Komatsu to bring AI to construction sites with drone surveillance

NVIDIA and Komatsu to bring AI to construction sites with drone surveillance

This week the folks at NVIDIA and Komatsu have announced a partnership to bring AI "to create safer, more efficient construction sites." At GTC Japan this evening NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang said that the NVIDIA Jetson AI platform would be at the center of this next-generation situation. Therein lies the brain of the heavy machinery of the future.

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NVIDIA TITAN V: 5 features for scientists, researchers, and gamers

NVIDIA TITAN V: 5 features for scientists, researchers, and gamers

Today the NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN V was revealed as what the company calls The Most Powerful PC GPU Ever Created. Inside this machine is the newest in NVIDIA GPU architecture - that's NVIDIA Volta. Today we're going to break down this advanced piece of machinery into 5 simple parts. That begins with the most obvious bits and pieces right up front: Industrial Design.

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NVIDIA TITAN V is company’s most powerful PC GPU yet

NVIDIA TITAN V is company’s most powerful PC GPU yet

Last year, NVIDIA revived the TITAN X, dubbed the new TITAN X, to reclaim the crown from the GTX 1080. Early this year, it announced the TITAN Xp, dubbed its most powerful desktop GPU for Macs. So what follows it? Not the TITAN Xo or even TITAN Y. Yes, its the new TITAN V, which NVIDIA boasts if 9 times more powerful than its predecessor. And, naturally, that makes it the perfect fit for research and machine learning.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti specs, release date, price

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti specs, release date, price

This week the folks at NVIDIA have revealed their NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti graphics card with Pascal GPU technology inside. This graphics card is meant to be "sliding in between" the GTX 1080 and 1070 GPU cards already on the market, said NVIDIA today. This graphics card will be released first in an NVIDIA Founder's Edition through NVIDIA stores in participating countries, available on reserve basically immediately.

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Gigabyte GTX 1080 Mini ITX says size doesn’t matter

Gigabyte GTX 1080 Mini ITX says size doesn’t matter

As far as graphics cards are concerned, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 is one of the most powerful on the market. A top-of-the-line card in every respect, GPUs like the GTX 1080 usually end up taking up a lot of space in your case. Gigabyte is hoping to solve that issue by introducing its new GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX today.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega GPUs could be hard to find for a while yet

AMD Radeon RX Vega GPUs could be hard to find for a while yet

There's been a good amount of excitement surrounding AMD's new Radeon RX Vega line of graphics cards, which started shipping out just 10 days ago. Out of the gate, though, AMD is having problems keeping up with demand, resulting in customers being forced to search high and low for them. Today we're finding out why this shortage is occurring and how long it may last.

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AMD RX Vega cards and packs: air and water, up against 1080

AMD RX Vega cards and packs: air and water, up against 1080

The folks at AMD have a bunch of new bits of hardware to show this week with new Radeon RX Vega cards. Inside the Vega 10, we see the next generation in simple terms: 1 graphics engine, 4 asynchronous compute engines, 4 next-gen geometry engines, 64 next-gen compute units. Also in the Vega 10 are 4096 stream processors, 256 texture units, 64 render back-ends, 4MB L2 cache, and 2048-bit HBM2.

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