Looks like Nvidia isn't the only GPU company equipped to take on VR latency
While PC gamers are excited about the release of Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 980 graphics card, it is the Oculus community that is gushing over the GPU. The 980 has become a darling of the VR community with Nvidia’s claims that the new Maxwell-architecture video card will cut latency by up to 50%. It also helps that Oculus VR used the GTX 980 on its systems at its inaugural Oculus Connect event held in September.
Company has high expectations for Kaveri APU, HSA, and their unified gaming strategy
At AMD’s press conference during CES 2014, senior vice-president Lisa Su talked about the company’s future growth and expectations. In 2011 through 2012 she revealed that there was an estimated AMD APU install base of 80 million users. Suwent on to show that future growth in 2014 is expected to increase to 150 million with that number doubling in 2015 and beyond for combined PCs and non PC devices.
Double the performance with AMD’s security processor in tow
Bye-bye Kabini and Temash. Hello Beema and Mullins. Those are the names for AMD’s two new mobile APUs announced at the APU13 Developer Summit. The promises are lofty: twice the performance per watt and PC gaming in a tablet.
Graphics professionals waiting for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to port its Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture over to its FirePro series need not wait any longer (sort of -- more on that in a moment). The Sunnyvale chip designer on Wednesday announced the immediate availability of its FirePro W600 graphics card, the company's first professional videocard to feature its GCN design and a 28nm production technology.