Posts Tagged ‘fermi’

Nvidia Releases Game Developer Interviews

Nvidia has posted a video on YouTube where they interview developers for Battlefield Bad Company 2, Just Cause 2, Metro 2033 and more. They talk about 3-D Vision, and using CUDA in the latest games. The video is 8 and a half minutes long, and has some bloody violent parts to it. via : YouTube

Toms Hardware on Fermi: Good, Bad, and Ugly

Toms Hardware has their massive 20 page review online talking about everything you ever wanted to know about the new Fermi GeForce cards, and ends up breaking it down into 3 main things: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.  The cliff notes (reduced for size): First, the good—performance. Fortunately for Nvidia, it had a […]

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NVIDIA Launches The GeForce GTX 400 Series GPUs

NVidia is unveiling the new GeForce GTX400, based on the Fermi chipset, and it looks like most of the rumors were true. I’m not going to bore you with all of the details, but I will update this post with crucial nuggets of information and links to other reviews.  First off is this morning’s leaked […]

Nvidia setting up at PAX East

Reminds me of the old SGI days at Supercomputing. We’ve made it Boston and we’re finishing up our setup for PAX East! Everyone’s been working around the clock to get our booth ready in time for today’s opening. We have over 16 systems ready for gamers to get their hands on, with everything from DX11 […]


More NVidia GeForce GTX480 Benchmarks..

Looks like Hexus goofed as well and prematurely posted their Fermi review, including a slew of benchmarks that show the average FPS, Power Consumption, and Temperature.  They are best summed up by this commenter: According to the Hexus review, the 5970 is still on top of the dog pile. On average, the 480 saw […]
GTX480 in NVidia's Booth

Exclusive: Unigine Heaven 2.0 on NVidia GTX480

One of VizWorld’s undercover agents at PAXEAST snapped a quick & dirty pic of the Unigine Heaven 2.0 benchmark running on the new NVidia GeForce GTX480, based on Fermi. It’s a bit difficult to read, but the cliff-notes version: FPS: 36.0 Scores: 908 Min FPS: 19 Max FPS: 85.4 Render: Direct3d11, 1920×1080 4xAA Fullscreen Trilinear […]


Reminder: NVidia Presents GeForce GTX480 Tonight!

A quick reminder to everyone that tonight at the PAX EAST event, NVidia will be presenting their new GeForce GTX470 and 480 card (making it the formal announcement).  From Nvidia GeForce GTX 470 and 480 GPU Showcase: Nvidia and “special guests” promise “eye-popping” surprises, which sounds very much like a demonstration of the company’s […]

GPU Tech Conference 2010 Announced

The GPU Technology Conference 2010 will take place on Monday, Sept. 20 to Thursday, Sept. 23 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. Heres the latest look behind the scenes at NVIDIA. We met with Bill Dally, NVIDIA’s Chief Scientist, who provided details on the upcoming 2010 GPU Tech Conference. Last fall’s […]


Nvidia is Heading to PAX East

Nvidia is set to release the GeForce GTX 480 and 470 graphics cards at the Pax East conference in the main theater from 6pm to 7pm EDT. You will need to be there early since seating is limited. They will have a live blog of the unveiling of the cards during this time, for those […]

Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 Disassembly Guide

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 is not even available yet, and we already have Atomic magazine pulling it apart to see what is in it. The memory chips are Samsung GDDR5 chips with the laser etching of KNG10325FF for the model number. To cool the GF100 chip, Nvidia is using a fan made by Delta […]


Nvidia graphics card rumors

Rumors are abounding about the release of the GeForce GTX 480 and 470 this week. One of these rumors is that Nvidia is forcing vendors to buy older, low end graphics cards to be able to get an allocation of the newer GeForce GTX 480 and 470 graphics cards. Personally, I am not sure that […]

GF100 yields below 50% at TSMC

If you thought last week was bad for Nvidia rumors, this week could be even worse as we get nearer the March 26th launch date. The rumor of the day is that the GF100 yields are below 50% at TSMC. This is an improvement over the 2% yields reported last year. 50% yields are in […]