Gaming, Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Nvidia Game24 Event: The Launch of GTX 980 and GTX 970

This past Thursday (September 18th), Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) hosted its GAME24 event from Hangar 8 at the Santa Monica Airport in Los Angeles. The event was billed as a “celebration of PC gaming”, and it certainly was. However, the main event was no secret to those in the press – the release of the new top end Maxwell GPUs: GTX 980 and GTX 970. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang soon took the stage to welcome the attendees and to present Maxwell and the new technologies that come with it. Maxwell has a variety of improvements over the previous generation of GPU technology. Memory consumption has been drastically reduced,

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Gaming, Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Nvidia Game24 Event: The Launch of GTX 980 and GTX 970

This past Thursday (September 18th), Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) hosted its GAME24 event from Hangar 8 at the Santa Monica Airport in Los Angeles. The event was billed as a “celebration of PC gaming”, and it certainly was. However, the main event was no secret to those in the press – the release of the new top end Maxwell GPUs: GTX 980 and GTX 970. This announcement was made in conjunction with the NDA expiry of the GTX 980 reviews, including our very own review of the GeForce GTX 980. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang soon took the stage to welcome the attendees and to present Maxwell and the

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VR World

Nvidia GTX 980 and GTX 970 benchmarked, outpace AMD’s Radeon R9 290X

With Nvidia’s alleged reveal of the GTX 980 and GTX 970 said to occur later this week, we are starting to see several benchmark scores emerge online. The latest listing was found on CompuBench, an OpenCL and RenderScript benchmark that tests the parallel compute performance of GPUs. CompuBench’s benchmark comprises of several tests, each targeting a specific area of the GPU, like physics, processing and throughput. In the face detection test, the GTX 980 and the GTX 970 received scores of 142.522 mPixels/s and 123.183 mPixels/s, outdoing AMD’s R9 290X, which managed a score of 112.814 mPixels/s. The GTX 980 and GTX 970 continued their

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Gaming, VR World

Nvidia Announces Global 24-Hour PC Gaming Celebration

Hardware-maker Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) is planning a massive celebration for PC gaming that will span the entire globe, and they want you to be a part of it. Nvidia’s global event is called Game24, and will feature 24-hours of uninterrupted content including dev interviews, game reveals, eSports competitions, giveaways and of course a whole ‘lotta gaming. The “PC gaming holiday” launches on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6PM PST, and will be held in select cities across the world such as Los Angeles, Shanghai, Stockholm and London. Attendance and registration for the show are free of charge, and you can sign-up here. Below you can find a list of show locations in the United States:

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