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Nvidia's First Maxwell Card Is A Power-Sipping Screamer

Nvidia’s Tegra K1 is damned pretty for mobile tech, but the desktop team hasn’t just been sitting around waiting for Tegra to catch up. Say hello to Maxwell — the new architecture on the desktop side — and the GTX 750Ti. It’s a tiny little sucker that’s worth its weight in watts.


Why NVIDIA Hasn’t Released The Shield Globally Yet

When we sat down with the head of NVIDIA, Jen-Hsun Huang, at CES we only had one question on our mind: when will Australia get the NVIDIA Shield, and why has it taken so long? We got half an answer at least.


Audi Shows Off The Brains Of Its Future Self-Driving Cars

Here in Las Vegas at CES, Audi has showcased continued work on its self-driving ‘piloted drive’ efforts — currently housed in a stylish A7 concept car. While brains of the ‘zFAS’ system need the power to continually monitor surroundings and plan or control trajectory, Audi’s engineers have shrunk the components down to the size of an iPad. The future is coming. Take a look…


Nvidia Goes Public With Its New 192-Core Tegra K1 Chip

Nvidia took to the fields to help publicise its new Tegra K1 chip, its first with a staggering 192 CUDA cores. The result is this deliciously geeky crop circle, cut into a field two hours south of San Francisco. [Nvidia]


Holy Crap, Nvidia's New Tegra K1 Has 192 Cores?!

Nvidia’s kicking off this year’s CES madness with the Tegra K1, the first Nvidia chip with freaking 192 CUDA cores. Does that sound like a desktop thing, not mobile? It sort of is. According to Nvidia this bridges the gap between Kepler-based desktop cards and the mobile-based Tegra chips. Not just Tegra 5 but like Tegra 5000. Yeah. It’s a mobile chip with a desktop heart.


2014's Laptops, Ultrabooks And Hybrids: What Should We Expect?

Let’s pull out the roadmaps and gauge how developments in processors, display and operating systems are shaping the slimmer, faster, more power-efficient laptops of 2014.


The Large Pixel Collider Might Be The Most Powerful Gaming PC Known To Man

PC gamers have long looked down upon the paltry graphics offered by consoles, and now their cliff of smugness is about to rise even higher with the birth of the Large Pixel Collider: an immense gaming system with eye-watering specs.


Nvidia GeForce GTX 780Ti: Gaming In Glorious 4K

Earlier this year, Nvidia dropped a bomb on the world of graphics processing with the Titan, a real ludicrous powerhouse what cost a whopping $US1000. Now, the monsterous Titan is getting (another) “affordable” twin in the form of the Gefore GTX 780Ti, which Nvidia’s calling the best gaming GPU on the planet.


Nvidia: PC Graphics Will Always Beat Consoles

“It’s no longer possible for a console to be a better or more capable graphics platform than the PC.” Those fighting words come courtesy of Tony Tamasi, Nvidia’s Senior Vice President of Content and Technology, in a new interview with Australian PC PowerPlay.


Nvidia Shield Still Works After Getting Shot With A Gun

Usual disclaimer about not trying this at home and all that, but if you were wondering if you could use the Nvidia Shield as a bulletproof vest and then still play with it later, the answer is yes! Well, as long as it gets shot through the screen. And as long as you’re not actually using it as a literal shield.


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