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AMD's angry at Nvidia because of Geralt's fabulous hair


There's just too much blast processing
May 21
Oh hey, it’s that thing that happens every time a new major release comes out. AMD and Nvidia are trading blows yet again about the performance problems some have reported in beard-cultivating simulator The Witcher 3: W... read
Titan X

Let's guess how much the Nvidia Titan X will cost


Screw it, I'll just burn my money now
Mar 04
During an Unreal Engine panel at the Game Developers Conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showed up to announce the Titan X before handing the video card over to Epic's Tim Sweeney. Presumably, yesterday's Nvidia presentation was just too packed full of Nvidia Shield talk. The Titan X has a 12GB frame buffer and 8 billion transistors. How much is this thing gonna cost? read
A 4K Ouya

New Nvidia Shield is a $200 Android console


A 4K Ouya
Mar 03
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has announced the company's own sort of Ouya/Amazon Fire TV, the "world's first 4K Android TV console," the Tegra X1-powered Nvidia Shield. Not to be confused with Nvidia's recent Nvidia Shield. It i... read
NVIDIA

Class action lawsuit filed against NVIDIA over GTX 970 card


When keeping it not real goes wrong
Feb 21
For those unfamiliar with the plight of the PC master race, there has been an ongoing debacle surrounding NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970 video card. Users have been complaining that the advertised performance hasn't been up to snuf... read
NVIDIA GTX 970 issues

NVIDIA has no plans to address GTX 970 memory woes


When grandma started acting like this we had to put her in a home
Jan 31
NVIDIA continues to shit the bed concerning the controversy around its GeForce GTX 970 video card. The company claims due to a miscommunication between the engineering and the media teams, it mistakenly marketed the GTX 970 ... read
Nvidia grass tech demo

Nvidia's new grass tech demo is pretty neat


Like watching grass grow
Oct 27
Okay, I mostly wanted to write this story because grass behavior is stereotypically one of the dullest things out there, right next to watching paint dry. But to be honest, the tech demo above is actually pretty cool. I can ... read
Origin PCs

Origin is offering 4K-ready PCs for less than $4K


Which is still a lot of money
Aug 11
True story time, kids: On Friday, there was a power outage in my apartment complex and when it was restored a few hours later, my PC refused to boot. I'm hoping it's just the PSU that's blown but my suspicions are that my mot... read
Nvidia Shield

Nvidia Shield tablet now shipping


Nexus 7 killer?
Jul 31
The newest entries in the Nvidia Shield family, the Shield tablet and the Shield wireless controller, have joined the Shield portable as part of Nvidia's homegrown line-up of gaming-focused Android-based devices. The Shield t... read
Nvidia Titan

Nvidia's Titan Z costs more than the last car I bought


By $500 and it doesn't even take me to and from the welfare office
May 29
Nvidia is preparing to launch the previously announced GeForce GTX Titan Z. It costs three grand. Roughly $.50 for each of its 5,760 CUDA cores or $250 for each gig of its 12GB GDDR5 VRAM. This is not a product for normal human consumption, of course, unless you are a lunatic or think your four door sedan could use a jet engine. read
Watch Dogs

Pick up select GeForce graphics card, get Watch Dogs for free on PC


You'll be able to watch so many dogs
Apr 30
Thinking about picking up a new graphics card? Nvidia your style? Starting today and continuing "for a limited time," purchase any qualifying GeForce GTX graphics card to receive a free code for Watch Dogs, redeemable via Ubi... read
Nvidia

Nivida announces $2,999 GeForce GTX Titan Z


This sounds like a dare
Mar 25
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the GeForce GTX Titan Z today at the company's GPU Technology Conference and, all right, there's no real getting around the card's sticker shock. 5,760 CUDA cores. 12GB GDDR5 VRAM. $2,999. ... read

You're going to want Nvidia's G-SYNC


When it's cheaper, and if you use Nvidia GPUs
Jan 09
We've known about Nvidia’s G-Sync tech for a bit, but seeing how it performs first hand at CES today has moved the purchase of new compatible hardware up my priority list by quite a bit. Nvidia had several of the newly ... read

Here is racing on three 4K screens


Hot damn
Jan 08
At Nvidia's CES booth, Project Cars is running on 3 4K screens here -- 4K surround, if you will. That means you're seeing 11,520 by 2,160, or 1.5 billion pixels per second! I gave it a spin on an Origin PC running quad-SLI, u... read

Nvidia's G-SYNC kills screen tearing and stuttering


First monitors debut at CES this week
Jan 06
Monitor makers will be showing off their new models that support Nvidia's new G-SYNC technology here at CES this week. This tech synchronizes the monitor refresh rate with the GPU's rendering to make problems like tearing and... read

Nvidia's Tegra K1 GPU has 192 cores, can match Xbox 360


'Next-gen graphics capabilities'
Jan 06
Nvidia kicks off CES with their new mobile processor, dubbed the Tegra K1. This super chip features first 192-core GPU based on the Kepler architecture, powered by DirectX 11, and supporting Unreal Engine 4 and OpenGL 4.4. T... read
Assassin's Creed PhysX

Assassin's Creed IV just got a PhysX patch on the PC


Smokier smoke
Dec 19
If you were thinking that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag needed more smoke, then you are in luck. An update just came out on the PC that adds PhysX support, so the particle effects can be more complex. In Black Flag this me... read
Twitch

GeForce ShadowPlay now supports Twitch streaming


Drivers out now
Dec 18
Released this week, GeForce Experience 1.8.1. has added support for streaming to Twitch. Everyone's doing it! The integrated recording feature, ShadowPlay, can be used to live stream your games with a promised minimal hit to ... read
Shield 1080p streaming

Update for Nvidia Shield unlocks 1080p streaming


So many pixels in the air
Dec 03
The Nvidia Shield, the little controller with a screen attached to it, just rolled out an update that lets it stream games in 1080p. Before this update, it could only stream games in 720p. This update also touch controls from... read
Why can't we be friends?

Nvidia: PC 'superior,' 'viable alternative' to consoles


Activiaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Dec 03
Nvidia consumer sales manager Matt Wright says the company is "proposing small form-factor PCs to be a viable alternative to the next-gen consoles." "Enthusiast players want the ultimate games system and that is the PC," he... read
PC Gaming

The Large Pixel Collider is better than your gaming PC


Bow before the new leaders of the PC master race
Nov 19
Look out PC master race, there's a new custom gaming PC looking to put your rig to shame. Known as The Large Pixel Collider, the passionate, and possibly demented, folks at PC Gamer have put together a monster rig that will ... read
Nvidia

Nvidia slashes prices on the GTX 770 and 780


New 780 Ti launches November 7
Oct 28
Following the unveiling of AMD's Radeon R9 290X video card, Nvidia has announced price cuts that will be effective online as of tomorrow morning. The GTX 770 is being dropped to $329, while the GTX 780 is down to $499. Still ... read
GTX 780 Ti

Nvidia announces GTX 780 Ti without giving any details


It should be better then some other things, maybe
Oct 21
Last week Nvidia announced a new graphics card, the GTX 780 Ti. What it didn't do was say much about the GPU. All the company said was that this new card would be right below the Titan. Nvidia didn't talk about the card durin... read
Nvidia

Nvidia hopes to stop screen tearing with G-Sync


Hardware solution to address stuttering
Oct 18
Nvidia has announced G-Sync, a technology said to eliminate screen tearing, input lag, and stutter. This is a module that's built into monitors, synchronizing them with the GPU's output. Sounds fantastic on paper -- and Epic'... read

Twitch capture functionality in GeForce ShadowPlay Beta


Coming soon
Oct 18
Twitch continue to take over the gaming world. Nvidia shared details today on their GeForce ShadowPlay Beta, which enables users to stream captured gameplay directly to Twitch. This feature uses the on-board H.264 encoder bu... read

Nvidia announces 2013 holiday bundle: free games!


Also, Shield vouchers included
Oct 18
Nvidia Montreal brings us some good news, including the announcement of some 2013 holiday bundles. Here's what they've announced: Buy a GeForce GTX 660 or GTX 760 and get a free copy of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Assassin'... read
Steam Machines

Valve talks GPUs for its Steam Machines prototype


Nvidia is optimizing the GTX line for Linux
Oct 08
There's a lot of work left to be done before Valve's vision of a future where gaming moves away from Windows and thrives on Linux is fully realized. For the time being, however, we do have those high-end Steam Machine prototy... read

NVIDIA cuts the prices of several graphics cards


Time for your GPU upgrade?
Oct 07
Price cuts? Love 'em. Especially when they happen for something I need. Look at the cuts NVIDIA has made for some of their desktop line, effective today: GeForce GTX 660: $179 GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB: $149 GeF... read
Nvidia VP on consoles

Nvidia VP says consoles can't be better than PC


'It's no longer possible'
Oct 01
Nvidia's senior vice president of content and technology, Tony Tamasi, had a chat with PC PowerPlay, and he thinks that consoles can't compete with PCs as much as they used to. "It's no longer possible for a console to be a b... read
Come back with your shield, or come back on it
[Disclosure: Nvidia has provided Destructoid with a number of computers for PC game review purposes in the past. If you feel that may make our reviews of any of their products "biased" or "paid off," you are welcome to.] The ... read feature

Nvidia teams up to offer Batman: Arkham Origins with GPUs


Read this in a deep, gravely voice
Aug 30
Nvidia is working with Warner Bros. to make Batman: Arkham Origins a pretty PC game. Their Developer Technology Team has been working with WB Games Montreal to work in all of their gaming tech to make this game look great, in... read






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