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What is a GPU?
Graphics processing unit, or GPU, is a specialized chip that provides 2D or 3D images. Display adapters contain one or more GPUs to allow fast graphics rendering.
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2012-03-13 Graphics card feature graphics core next architecture
The Radeon HD 7800 series feature AMD's graphics core next architecture for spectacular performance and efficiency and comes with PCI Express 3.0.
2008-12-23 Graphic boards tout 4Gbyte CPU memory
Based on Nvidia's second generation unified architecture and offering up to 4Gbyte GPU memory, PNY Technologies' Nvidia Quadro FX 5800 and FX 4800 are designed to handle massive datasets and specialized needs for the visualization and simulation, oil and gas exploration, and broadcast and film markets.
2010-12-30 GPU touts Microsoft DirectX 11-capable architecture for high-res gaming
The AMD Radeon HD 6900 series graphics cards also features multi-display technology and 3D entertainment support.
2011-06-14 GPU supercomputer simulation accelerates solar energy
Researchers announced a record-breaking scientific simulation on the Tianhe-1A GPU supercomputer that furthers research in solar energy and in the semiconductor industry.
2011-11-15 GPU promises cache coherence, energy efficiency
ARM's Mali-T658 is a multicore GPU designed for high-performance, energy-sensitive superphones, smartphones, tablets and smart TVs.
2011-09-28 GPU features multidisplay support
AMD's Radeon E6460 GPU delivers multidisplay support and offers longevity and ease of design needed by embedded systems designers.
2010-07-26 GPU development tool works with MS Visual Studio
NVIDIA has released the first development environment for GPU-accelerated applications that work with Microsoft Visual Studio.
2006-01-24 GPU delivers 1080i resolution
Nvidia announced its new GeForce 7300 GS graphics processing unit (GPU), the latest addition to its GeForce 7 series line up.
2010-06-28 GPU accelerators deliver up to 2.64 TFLOPS
AMD's 9370 GPU compute accelerators deliver up to 2.64 TFLOPS of compute power for high-performance computing, cloud and enterprise-scale deployments.
2015-11-10 Google lightly treads new waters leading to Android chip
Rumours are going around that Google held discussions with silicon vendors about co-developing chip designs, including a phone's main processor to make significant headway in Android OS.
2015-12-14 Global chip market to fall by 0.6% next year
TrendForce forecasted that the dropping memory average selling prices will drag down the total chip market next year and cause it to fall by 0.6 per cent to $329 billion.
2014-06-10 GiDEL widens FPGA accessibility with OpenCL support
The OpenCL support allows engineers to abstract the standard hardware development flow for FPGAs for deployment on Stratix V-based GiDEL platforms.
2012-10-15 GeForce GTX 650 Ti prepped and ready for gaming season
NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 650 Ti is a phenomenal upgrade opportunity for gamers using previous-generation technology.
2007-10-23 Fujitsu, Vivante team on system LSI for mobile devices
Fujitsu and Vivante have partnered to develop a system LSI for embedded systems, such as mobile phones and other portable devices.
2013-04-22 Fragmentation plagues mobile SoC sphere
The industry lacks consensus on how to program the heterogeneous mobile SoCs now on the rise but some promising power-friendly techniques are starting to emerge.
2009-04-30 Forecast: GPU sales to rebound in Q3
Jon Peddie Research forecasts that for the total graphics chip business things probably are not going to get back to the normal seasonality until Q3 09.
2008-12-01 Flexible controllers adopt power-efficient strategies
Managing power to today's low-voltage, high-frequency processors poses many new challenges. But innovative digital control technologies make for high-performance business and consumer gear.
2011-05-31 Five new companies join Linaro collaboration
Five software companies (Canonical, Collabora, Genesi, Mentor Graphics and Thundersoft) joined the Linaro collaboration as a part of a new program in developing low-level Linux software for ARM-based SoCs.
2015-12-11 Facebook sets up open-source system for machine learning
Big Sur packs eight Nvidia Tesla M40 graphics accelerators, each drawing up to 300W, and is the first system to use the high-end cards targeted at training deep neural networks.
2013-09-27 Exynos 5 Octa adds support for heterogeneous multi-processing
In an attempt to top MediaTek, Samsung has revealed that its Exynos 5 Octa application processor will be able to use all eight cores at the same time, with tasks assigned to any combination of cores.
2015-09-22 Examining the most underrated FPGA design tool ever
There is a design tool that is being quietly adopted by FPGA engineers because, in many cases, it produces results that are better than hand-coded counterparts.
2013-08-30 Equip robotic systems with spatial sensing
Know how depth-discerning image sensors and robust software algorithms enable robots to navigate and interact with objects around them.
2013-12-12 Energy-efficient VDI server sol'ns target Nvidia GRID
Supermicro's GRID K1/K2 SuperServers claim to offer the widest variety of flexible configurations in 1U, 2U, 4U/Tower, FatTwin and SuperBlade computing solutions.
2011-01-14 Eight bets for AMD chief
In an informal, unscientific poll of EE Times editors, eight top-notch executives of industry giants were identified as potential successors to resigned AMD chief Dirk Meyer. The list highlights each candidate's strengths and track record.
2008-11-12 DRAM vendors redesign market strategies
Despite an oversupply that has led to severe price erosion over the past year, DRAM makers are determined to pursue the latest innovation to achieve an edge over their competitors.
2014-03-24 DirectX 12 to spare CPU, GPU resources
Microsoft's announcement of the latest DirectX release involves an API fix that may have been spurred by the existence of a rival PC-based API, Mantle.
2010-09-24 CUDA C compiler targets x86 platforms
When run on x86-based systems without a GPU, CUDA C applications will use multiple cores and the streaming Single Instruction Multiple Data capabilities of Intel and AMD CPUs for parallel execution.
2015-02-27 Consortium makes headway with heterogeneous computing
The HSA Foundation aims to drive creation of a novel architecture that advances and promotes heterogeneous systems, and to help bring HSA-enabled platform and software solutions to market.
2012-03-23 Configuring mobile device sensors to enhance performance
Learn how to boost the reliability of virtual-sensor information to give developers a uniform platform environment.
2008-07-03 Confab stresses potential thermal crisis in IC design
At the Design Automation Conference in Anaheim, California, an educational panel addressed the thermal issue in IC design. Two key questions raised were when will this issue be emerging as a crucial concern? What are the solutions to solve this potential crisis?
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