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Throwing My Broken Laptop In The Oven Baked It Back To Life

Every couple months I pull out my old gaming laptop from university: a busted Dell m1210 that’s had its motherboard replaced four times under warranty because Nvidia couldn’t get its shit together. It never works right. I’ve had enough. I’m sticking this sucker in the oven.


Nvidia Unveils Its Latest Monster: The Quadro M6000 Pro Graphics Card

Nvidia has lifted the curtains on a new family of cutting-edge Quadro graphics cards at GTC 2015; including the super high-end Quadro M6000. This 12GB $5000 monster almost makes the Titan X look like an integrated graphics card. The specs are legit bananas.


The Coolest Robotic Platforms At GTC 2015

The GPU Technology Conference isn’t just about graphics cards — it’s also where Nvidia and its partners demonstrate new and disruptive technologies that have the potential to change how humans live. This year, a big part of this centered around robotics, with scores of fully autonomous gizmos pottering about the showroom floor. Here are our favourite robo-innovations — from navigational 3D mapping platforms that help robots see to mechanized office assistants that want to steal our jobs.


Nvidia's Monster GTX Titan X Will Cost $US999

Nvidia’s absurdly powerful GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card was officially launched at GTC 2015 this morning. While its design and specifications had already been leaked, we now have a confirmed price tag. As you’d expect, the RRP is every bit as monstrous as the card itself.


GTX Titan X: Nvidia's Absurd New Graphics Card Is A Beast

Two years ago, Nvidia announced its original Titan graphics card, a bad-boy built on the company’s Kepler technology and for a time the most powerful card out there. Now, the Titan X is here and it’s ready to reclaim the throne.


Nvidia GTC Keynote Live Blog: Follow All The News As It Happened

Greetings, crazy night owls/early birds! In a little under an hour, Nvidia will officially kick off the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California with its opening keynote address. Confirmed speakers include Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang (natch) and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Keep updating this page for all the biggest announcments!


Apple Is Quietly Repairing MacBook Pros With Faulty Video For Free

Apple has launched a repair program for MacBook Pros from 2011 to 2013 displaying video problems. People with video issues who have the affected models can get them fixed for free, and people who already paid to get their laptops fixed can get a refund. This includes MacBooks with scrambled video, video that won’t turn on and unexpected restarts.


Nvidia Has A New US$3,000 GPU

Nvidia is only just starting to put out cards that run on its new Maxwell architiecture, but its eyes are already on the future. Today at its annual GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced its next, far-future architecture: Pascal.


Intel Iris: Integrated Graphics Are Finally Awesome

Intel’s integrated graphics have taken plenty of heat over the years, and most of it deserved. But the climb to respectability that started back with Sandy Bridge is about to get a turboboost. Meet Iris, the biggest generation jump in Intel’s integrated graphics to date. Get ready to game.


Intel's Next Graphics Driver Update Is A Must-Have For Ivy Bridge Notebooks

The topic of Intel’s fiery Ivy Bridge CPU is one we’ve raised in the past. Unfortunately, other than buy a cooling pad and performing limited software tweaks, there’s not a lot you can do to keep temperatures under control. Intel, fortunately, is still finding ways to optimise its drivers, with its next update for its graphics hardware packing some impressive improvements.


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