Posts tagged as: DirectCompute

NVIDIA Announces the GeForce GTX 560 Ti- Built for the Mid Range

NVIDIA today brought its second-generation Fermi hardware into the true mid-range while resurrecting the Ti badge not used since the GeForce 3 and 4 days. The GeForce GTX 560 Ti directly replaces the GTX 460 and is about a third faster, owing both to 384 visual effects cores (up from 332) as well as a […]

NVIDIA Releases GeForce GT 540M For Notebooks

NVIDIA, with out much fanfare, brought out its first 500-series GeForce notebook graphics. The GeForce GT 540M like the GTX 580 is primarily a clock speed increase with an increase in its main and effects core clock speeds to 672MHz and 1.34GHz each. It shares the GeForce GT 435M’s 96 cores and 128-bit memory bandwidth. […]

Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 Are Now Shipping

AMD last night launched a new graphics core generation by launching the Radeon HD 6850 and 6870. The designs are roughly on par with the performance of the outgoing 5850, but due to a new architecture, are considerably cheaper at $179 (6850) and $239 (6870) while still being more power efficient. Boards will be shipping […]

AMD Demos Llano Fusion CPU

AMD at its in-house Technical Forum late yesterday showed off a fully functioning example of its  Llano Fusion  processor. T The CPU and graphics all-in-one was given a full workload and smoothly decoded 1080P Blu-ray video, calculated Pi to the 32 millionth decimal place and generated particle effects all while using the graphics and general-purpose […]

New Budget Quadro 2000 and 600 From NVIDIA

NVIDIA today  released its current-generation Fermi graphics to less expensive workstation cards through two models, the Quadro 2000 and Quadro 600. The two have been pared back to 192 cores and 96 cores respectively but promise more performance than past models they replace. The Quadro 2000 is said to be about 50 percent faster in […]

NVIDIA Porting CUDA to x86

NVIDIA chief Jen-Hsun Huang today at its GPU Technology Conference said his company would bring its CUDA general-purpose computing language directly to x86 chips. The approach developed with the Portland Group will let systems without NVIDIA cards handle the code. It will work best with multi-core processors and is being aim at the server market.. […]

AMD Releases ATI Radeon HD 5670, Performance at a Great Price Point

Today AMD has released the ATI Radeon HD 5670, which includes most of the features of the other cards in the 5000 series but costs only $99. This is a  great card for those you who are on a budget when it  comes to gaming or have a machine with a small power supply.   […]

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