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  1. K

    Vega 56 + Freesync or RTX 2060 + 60hz

    i can afford a little over $400 to finish this build; it's down to two GPU options- RTX 2060 STRIX @$400 + keep my 1050P 16:10 60hz display Vega 56 Red Dragon @ $300 + a used <=$100 1080P 48-75hz Freesync monitor either gpu will be bought new and get tweaked and overclocked to the max and I'm...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Not All RTX 2080s are Created Equal

    Manufacturers have had some time to stock store shelves and warehouses with Nvidia RTX laptops, but as Techspot pointed out earlier this year, the nomenclature can be very confusing. The laptop "RTX 2080," for example, doesn't have the same performance as the desktop version of RTX 2080, and...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    GeForce GTX 1660 TI Analyzed

    The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 TI is out, and one of out favorite Scottish YouTubers has already posted an analysis of the new GPU, along with some notes about the rest of the Turing lineup. Among other things, he points out that the GTX 1660's 284mm^2 die is relatively small compared to the...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    The GTX 1660 is Rumored to Launch in Mid March

    The Taiwanese news outlet DigiTimes claims that the Nvidia will launch the mid-range GTX 1660 graphics card on March 15, at a price point of $229. This more or less lines up with the latest info from our own industry sources, who claim the 1660 will launch on March 14 at that same price point...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    PC World Bulgaria Uploads a 1660 TI Unboxing Video

    Earlier today, PC World Bulgaria appears to have accidentally uploaded an unboxing video of an MSI GeForce GTX 1660 TI Gaming X. The video has already been taken down, but pclab.pl, OC3D, and TechPowerUp all managed to grab some screenshots of the video while it was still up, more or less...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Some 1660 TI Models Could Have 3GB of VRAM

    As the 1660 TI launch nears, more and more designs from various manufacturers are starting to pop up around the web. Videocardz posted designs from MSI, Asus, Galax, Palit, and EVGA, and they even managed to get a die shot of what they claim to be the TU116 GPU, as well as a shot of the MSI...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    More 1660 TI Pictures Emerge as Launch Nears

    As the 1660 TI's launch nears, more pictures of the unreleased GPU are leaking onto the internet. One Reddituser posted what appears to be a Galax GeForce 1660 TI, while Videocardz uploaded a picture of a Palit GTX 1660 TI StormX. An anonymous source told us that the card will launch on the 15th...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    GTX 1660 TI Show Up On Russian Retailers

    One of our sources previously informed us that the Nvidia GeForce 1660 TI will launch on Feburary 15, and by the looks of things, Nvidia is indeed ramping up for a launch. TweakTown's AIB source "confirmed" that the "the GTX 1660 Ti is coming, and it isn't far away." Meanwhile, Videocardz...
  9. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Stock Tanks 15% as the Company Cuts Q4 2019 Financial Guidance

    NVIDIA has updated its Q4 2019 financial guidance where it lowered its Q4 2019 revenue from $2.7 billion to $2.2 billion. This is due to slowdowns in both the Gaming and Datacenter sectors. NVIDIA admits that higher prices for high-end Turing GPUs has negatively affected sales as "macroeconomic...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    The Nvidia 1660 TI Will Launch on February 15 at $279

    Ever since late last year, rumors about a Turing GPU without any ray tracing capabilities have been swirling. Some say it will feature GDDR6 memory on a 192 bit bus, while others claim the "Geforce GTX 1660 TI" will feature a TU116 GPU that's based on different silicon than the RTX 2060. Now...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Hardware Unboxed Considers Ending Day One GeForce Coverage

    RTX 2060 reviews are up across the web, or at least they are on sites that signed Nvidia's NDA. But Steve Walton of Hardware Unboxed, who also writes some of TechSpot's hardware reviews, just posted an update to their RTX 2060 coverage. Apparently, Hardware Unboxed still hasn't received the RTX...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia Announces the RTX 2060

    At CES, Nvidia officially unveiled the GeForce RTX 2060. The new card comes with 6GB of GDDR6 memory running at 14 Gbps on a 192-bit bus, and 1920 CUDA running at a maximum of 1680Mhz, just like the rumor mill predicted this time around. The whole card has a TDP of 160W at stock speeds, and...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    6GB RTX 2060 Spotted at Canadian Retailer

    HardForum user Snooble just found a 6GB Gigabyte RTX 2060 listed at Canada Computers and Electronics. Other than some basic warranty information and a $529 CAD price tag, there are no details or specifications for the card yet, but the "GV-N2060GAMING OC-6GD" SKU does match one of the dozens of...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Throwing Some Cold Water on Mobile GTX 1160 Rumors

    Several media outlets recently reported that Lenovo "confirmed" the mobile Nvidia GTX 1160 via a listing on the support page for the Y530. Lenovo seems to have stripped out any mention of the 1160 since then, adding even more fuel to the fire. However, what all those sites failed to mention or...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    RTX Tensor Cores are Unlocked

    Lambda Labs ran a RTX 2080 TI and the Turing Titan through a set of Tensorflow benchmarks, and compared them to Pascal and Volta-based cards. On average, the RTX cards are on par with the pricey Titan V and Volta-based Tesla V100, but are significantly faster than the 1080 TI and the Pascal...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Gigabyte Allegedly Registers Dozens of RTX 2060 Models

    Videocardz noticed that Gigabyte appears to have listed a ton of different RTX 2060 graphics cards on the Eurasian Economic Commission's website. While Videocardz claims there are 40 different graphics cards on the page, by my count, there are only 39 different SKUs listed. It's unclear if the...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    Rumors Suggest Nvidia Could Launch Turing Cards Without Raytracing

    Videocardz claims that Nvidia might launch a Turing-based "GTX 1160" GPU alongside the rumored RTX 2060 in mid-January. WhyChy claims he "received a tip" yesterday, and says that a paywalled article on Expreview corroborates the rumor, though they claim the upcoming card is actually called a...
  18. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Asteroids Demo Showcases Turing Mesh Shaders

    NVIDIA has released a demo of Turing mesh shader technology being used to create smart culling systems to manage the level of detail (LOD) and improve rendering efficiency. Turing brings a new compute programmable model to the graphics pipeline that is based on task and mesh shaders. This is...
  19. AlphaAtlas

    Rumor: Mobile Geforce RTX and Pro Vega 48 Spotted in Benchmarks

    The same Twitter user who spotted benchmarks from an unreleased 2990WX and rumored RTX 2060 has found a few more interesting listings. The first is a "Radeon Pro Vega 48" listing in the PCMark 10 database. While the system configuration and the total score weren't shown, and the "gfx901" tag is...
  20. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Stock Soars as Chip Sector Gains Continue

    NVIDIA has seen its stock reach all time highs as it surged 3% to $289.36 at the close of trading today. The stock was able to eclipse the $292.06 mark briefly during the day. This means that NVIDIA stock is up 50% for the year. Analysts don't believe that AMD will launch a new graphics card...
  21. AlphaAtlas

    The RTX 2070 Will be Released on October 17

    Nvidia says the RTX 2070 will be available on October 17, starting at $499 for the regular version or $599 for the Founders Edition. Interestingly, Videocardz claims the 2070 will use a fully enabled TU106 GPU, and is the only card to use the silicon so far. That means Nvidia could theoretically...
  22. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia Stock Falls Following Turing Reviews

    Nvidia stock fell 2.6 percent on Thursday after Morgan Stanley called reviews for the new Turing gaming cards disappointing. Analyst Joseph Moore said "as review embargos broke for the new gaming products, performance improvements in older games is not the leap we had initially hoped for." "We...
  23. AlphaAtlas

    Ray Tracing Allegedly Won't Launch With RTX Graphics Cards

    PCWorld claims that Nvidia's RTX graphics cards won't launch with ray tracing enabled in any games. Nvidia senior VP of content and technology Tony Tamasi says that Microsoft's Ray Tracing API, which Nvidia's RTX is built on top of, isn't available in Windows 10 yet, implying that we'll have to...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    RTX 2080 TI vs GTX 1080 TI Benchmark

    Source Syndicate ran the 2080 TI and the 1080 TI though a couple of games at 4K, using the unreleased 411.38 drivers. Some highlights include a jump from 44FPS to 77FPS in Witcher 3, a jump from 41 FPS to 59 FPS in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and a jump from 59 FPS to 87 FPS in Battlefield 1 with...
  25. cageymaru

    Nvidia Turing Architecture Showcased

    PCPer has covered the upcoming Turing Architecture for the upcoming GeForce RTX release. They have an excellent writeup of the new features coming in the Nvidia Turing GeForce RTX lineup so make sure to go check it out! Here is the Nvidia white paper courtesy of Armenius. NVIDIA's RTX...
  26. Armenius

    Turing Whitepaper Released

    https://www.nvidia.com/content/dam/en-zz/Solutions/design-visualization/technologies/turing-architecture/NVIDIA-Turing-Architecture-Whitepaper.pdf Going to have a read through it during lunch. Quick look confirms the FP32 TFLOP/s number I've been quoting of 14.2 on the 2080 Ti compared to the...
  27. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia Unveils 75W Tesla T4

    Nvidia revealed the Turing Powered Tesla T4 in an announcement today. The Tesla T4 features 2560 CUDA cores and 16GB of memory with an effective bandwidth of 320 GB/s. With no display outputs and passive cooling, Nvidia is marketing the T4 as an AI inferencing card for data centers, and say it...
  28. Armenius

    EKWB has RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti full cover waterblocks available for preorder, shipping September 20

    https://www.ekwb.com/shop/water-blocks/vga-blocks/full-cover-for-nvidia-geforce/geforce-rtx-20x0-series Backplates are also available.
  29. cageymaru

    Nvidia Technical Marketing Gives an Interview to HotHardware on Turing

    HotHardware has conducted an interview with Nvidia Director of Technical Marketing, Tom Petersen where they discuss various topics such as how Turing compares to Pascal. Tom Petersen had this to say. "The fact is that Turing, just a just the traditional Turing where you think about shaders...
  30. cageymaru

    AdoredTV Dissects the Marketing to Make Nvidia Turing RTX Performance Predictions

    AdoredTV has a new video where he explains how the marketing from Nvidia works and why it is meant to obfuscate the true performance potential of the upcoming Nvidia Turing RTX lineup. By analyzing previous performance metrics released by other reviewers on the internet, comparing hardware...
  31. DooKey

    NVIDIA RTX: Cinematic Real-Time Ray Tracing

    There's been a lot of buzz this week since Nvidia announced their new RTX line at SIGGRAPH. We've covered it pretty extensively the last couple of days.Yesterday they released another cool video that shows cinematic real-time ray tracing and I think you'll agree that it looks pretty dang...
  32. FrgMstr

    NVIDIA Unveils Turing GPU for the RTX Quadro Lineup

    Jensen kicked off the RTX Quadro cards by showing that now-famous Stormtrooper ray-tracing demo running in real time on a single Turing GPU with its Tensor Cores. The Tensor Cores provide up to 500 trillion operations per second that fill in where the real time ray-tracing comes up short...
  33. DooKey

    Rumor Mill: RTX 2080?

    Good ol' AdoredTV has pushed out a new video on YouTube that speculates on the new RTX 2080, you read that correctly, that will feature a Turing GPU with ray tracing technology. Also of note in his video is the new Turing cards aren't going to be significantly faster than the current generation...
  34. T

    Any hot rumors on upcoming mobile GPUs?

    I'll be wading into the market for a new laptop in the near future, and would like to get something gaming-worthy. My current laptop has an I7-720 with a mobility 5870, so just about ANYTHING is going to be an immeasurable upgrade. If I bought today, it would have a GTX 1070, but this tech is...
  35. Armenius

    Join NVIDIA GeForce To Celebrate Gaming Ahead Of Gamescom 2018

    Is this it? Is this what we've all been waiting for? Was that e-mail circulated by a Youtube commentator real? The world’s biggest gaming expo, Gamescom 2018, runs August 21-25 in Cologne, Germany. And GeForce will loom large there -- at our Gamescom booth, Hall 10.1, Booth E-072; at our...
  36. DooKey

    NVIDIA Next Generation Mainstream GPU to be Discussed at Hot Chips 30

    Ok, now we know NVIDIA is going to start talking about their next gen mainstream GPU and it's going to be at Hot Chips 30 on the 20th of August. No code names are mentioned so there's no telling what it's going to be, but at least we know something is going to be talked about. This could also...
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