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SIGGRAPH 2016 is coming soon to Anaheim, and we’d like you to join us for lunch

June 27th 2016

If you are a member of the Press and will be in Anaheim for SIGGRAPH please join us for lunch at the Hilton Anaheim, Wednesday July 27th. This is the 16th year we will be hosting this luncheon, an event which brings together, press, analysts, industry stars and innovators is an important stop for the Siggraph experience. The discussion this year will be focus on the versatility of Game Engines. Please check out our Event Page for details and to register.

FLOPS vs FRAPS: cars and GPUs

Techwatch June 22nd 2016

What makes the difference where the rubber meets the road? FLOPS—Floating-point Operations Per Second is a measurement of a processor’s arithmetic processing speed and has been used since the early 1960s to evaluate and compare CPUs. FRAPS—FRAmes Per Second— is a benchmarking scheme for measuring how fast a graphics processor can update the screen. It is more commonly expressed as frames per second (fps). The use of FLOPS to characterize the performance of computers persists, even though it’s not a very accurate description.  While speaking with one of our investor

Steady growth for workstation market - JPR releases Q4’14 WS study

Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 1.03 million workstations in Q4'14, equating to a within-cyclical-norms 1.4% sequential growth. The Q4 saw the first significant volume of many new deskside WSs built on Intel's Haswell-E processor and Grantley platform, an event that helped bolster results. Market shares for the big three OEMs were Read the complete article

GPU shipments (MarketWatch) Q4 2014 - Charts and Images

Graphics processors, stand-alone discrete devices, and embedded processor-based GPUs are ubiquitous and essential components in all systems and device today from handheld mobile devices, PCs, and workstations, to TVs, servers, vehicle systems, signage, game consoles, medical equipment, and wearables. New technologies and semiconductor manufacturing processes are taking advantage of the Click here to read this news article

Technology is a state of mind

Samsung, Apple, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft—they’re competitors. How in the world did that happen? It happened because what you do is becoming more important than what you’re doing it on. We used to think Samsung built displays, and Apple built computers, Nvidia built graphics processors, Click here to read this blog entry

GPU shipments (MarketWatch) Q2 2014 - Charts and Images

Graphics chips are without doubt one of the most powerful, exciting, and essential components in tech today: not only does every computer require one (or more), but the technology is entering into major new markets like supercomputers, remote workstations, and simulators almost on a daily basis. New technologies and compute Click here to read this news article

When is enough, enough?

13 hours is enough for one workday The French, bless them, have decreed that work ends when workers leave the office. In a deal negotiated between employer federations and unions, workers can feel free to ignore emails from their bosses that come in after hours, and employers are being asked to Click here to read this blog entry