Tag Archives: GPU

Apple needs to sell a computer with a good GPU for $1,000, not $5,000

A few months ago, Apple offered a rare near-apology for the Mac Pro. “We designed ourselves into a bit of a corner,” said Craig Federighi, which is probably the best way to say it. Apple was so focused on whether it could put workstation components into a beautiful, tiny trash can form factor, that it never bothered to ask if ... Read More »

Imagination’s new GPU could power Apple iPhone 8 graphics

By Agam Shah | Follow U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | Dec 14, 2016 9:40 PM PT Dell’s Venue 8 tablet has a PowerVR GPU. Credit: Alexandru Voica/Imagination Technologies MORE LIKE THIS The mysteries of the GPU in Apple’s iPhone 7 are unlocked New ARM GPU could bring VR to low-cost smartphones by 2018 Imagination eyes wearables as target for ... Read More »

As AMD mulls GPU for 32-core Zen chip, it develops software tools

AMD’s new ROCm software tools will exploit the joint computing power of its GPUs and Zen chips AMD’s Radeon WX 5100 GPU is targeted at VR content creation. Credit: AMD COMMENTS Agam Shah IDG News Service Nov 14, 2016 2:16 PM AMD has a clear-cut business plan: Its upcoming 32-core Zen chip will bring it back into high-performance servers, and ... Read More »

The Full Nerd Episode 7: GPU buyer’s guide, AMD Zen pricing, and a 4K PlayStation

This week on The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Hayden Dingman predict just how much AMD’s upcoming Zen CPU will cost, riff on how powerful the PlayStation 4 Pro will be, and then debate: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. In the Builder’s Corner, Brad gives us the best GPU for the most common resolutions and some strategy for high-frame rate ... Read More »

The Full Nerd Episode 7: GPU buyer’s guide, AMD Zen pricing, and a 4K PlayStation

This week on The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Hayden Dingman predict just how much AMD’s upcoming Zen CPU will cost, riff on how powerful the PlayStation 4 Pro will be, and then debate: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. In the Builder’s Corner, Brad gives us the best GPU for the most common resolutions and some strategy for high-frame rate ... Read More »