Posts Tagged ‘fermi’

4-way SLI GeForce GTX 480 review

by Randall Handon April 26, 2010
If you thought the 3-Way SLI GTX480 benchmark was a bit extreme, then check out this impressive 4-way SLI GTX480 review from .  At least they don’t have any quams about stating up front that the entire test if a bit frivolous. To date, no publication in the world is a 4-way GTX 480 […]


NVIDIA (NVDA) Downgraded to Hold amid Concerns on Fermi

by Randall Handon April 22, 2010
Stock analysts have gotten some information on the inner workings of NVidia, and evidently didn’t like what they saw.  Claiming chip yields of 20-30%  for the Fermi processors, and a backlog inventory of only 10,000, they’ve downgraded from “Strong Buy” to “Hold” and expect them to lose market share in upcoming quarters. Needham analyst says […]

Nvidia holds gaming festival in China to promote GeForce GTX480/470

by Paul Adamson April 13, 2010
We have posted rumors about the yields for the GTX480 and GTX470 in the past. One rumor was that the GF100 yields are below 50% at TSMC. This is an improvement over the 2% yields reported last year. 50% yields are in line with what was reported for ATI last year. Nvidia recently held the […]


GeForce GTX 460 rumors

by Paul Adamson April 8, 2010 is reporting that the GeForce GTX 460 will be arriving on June 1st. The timing is about right since COMPUTEX runs from June 1st to June 5th. The GTX 460 is rumored to have 384 shader cores running at 500 to 600 MHz. The memory bus would be 256 bits wide, run at about […]

EVGA teases with GTX 480 4 Way SLI

by Paul Adamson April 8, 2010
Guru3d has some pictures from EVGA running a setup of four, count them, four GeForce GTX 480 graphics cards running in quad-SLI. Can you imagine the power supply that would be needed to drive that thing? Let’s see here. Four GeForce GTX 480′s at 250 Watts apiece equals one kilowatt of power. And that does […]


GeForce GTX 480 has 1/8th Double Precision Performance

by Paul Adamson April 2, 2010
Since the GeForce, Quadro, and Tesla products are all based on the same graphics chip from Nvidia, one of the things that people have done is to buy the lower cost product (GeForce) and use it like a higher cost product (Quadro and Tesla). Sure you may have to give up on a few features, […]

Nvidia Responds to GTX 480 Comments

by Randall Handon April 2, 2010
Over at Nvidia’s nTersect blog, Drew Henry has written a nice short post acknowledging some of the public’s comments about the incredible power consumption and heat dissipation of the GTX470 and GTX480. We wanted to let you know that we’ve also heard your concerns about GTX 480 with respect to power and heat. When you […]