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Nvidia Shield Black Friday Bundles Announced

By Steven Wong, Nov 24, 2014 6:00am PST

Nvidia announces two Black Friday bundles featuring the Shield Tablet and Nvidia Shield handheld gaming system. The deals include bundled accessories and feature Mr. Gordon Freeman. 


"Thank you. I'll have to look into this. Would be nice to just have an always connected tablet if ..."

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NVIDIA Shield tablet receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nov. 18

By Daniel Perez, Nov 13, 2014 7:30am PST

NVIDIA has quite the update coming for Shield tablet owners as not only will Android 5.0 Lollipop be launching next week, but a new bundle and also GRID will be come, too!


"Nice, seems like this is the alternative if you don't want to pay for the nexus 9"

- bolneze see all 11 comments

Nvidia Maxwell tech re-creates moon landing video

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2014 11:35am PDT

A new behind-the-scenes video issued by Nvidia shows how the company's new Maxwell GPU and VXGI tech was able to re-create the 1969 lunar landing.


"Um, they had that one young dude put together a scene in unreal 4 as a demo and came up with a ..."

- cptincognito see all 5 comments

Nvidia senior product director talks GTX 970/980, Maxwell, VR support and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2014 12:20am PDT

During Nvidia's GAME24 event, Shacknews caught up with senior product director Justin Walker to discuss the new line of GeForce GTX cards and the new Maxwell GPU, while also asking whether the new cards are worth the upgrade for anyone that recently invested in a Titan.


"There was a great article on how they used their tech to disprove the lighting theory Moon ..."

- asianwaste see all 6 comments

Maingear brings NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 and 980 to its custom gaming PCs

By Daniel Perez, Sep 18, 2014 7:30pm PDT

Maingear will now allow its customers to purchase a customized desktop with either NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970 or 980 to their orders.


"Still 28nm GK104 :( Still a nice improvement over the current stuff. Maybe we'll see the ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 80 comments

Shack Snack: July 22, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jul 22, 2014 5:30pm PDT

Shacknews presents the Shack Snack, a short recap of the day's big stories.


Nvidia introduces Shield Tablet with Twitch broadcasting

By Steve Watts, Jul 22, 2014 7:50am PDT

First mobile device with Twitch integrated broadcasting to start at $299.


"I played black ops 2 last night streamed to m macbook air. Looked good but tricky for online ..."

- Lucy Labia see all 21 comments

Rumor: Nvidia's next device to be an Android/PC hybrid?

By Robert Workman, Jul 14, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Best of both worlds


"Nope. K1 crushes everything. Next-generation snapdragons won't be out until 2015 sometime."

- ajvitaly see all 7 comments

Half-Life 2 and Portal now on Nvidia Shield

By Steve Watts, May 12, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Half-Life 2 and Portal are now available natively on Nvidia Shield, the company announced today.


"Sorry, I knew that was a fuckup as I posted it. Controller isn't "best" for third person but ..."

- abrasion see all 30 comments

Watch Dogs video shows off PC version running Nvidia tech

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 10:20am PDT

A new video from Ubisoft shows off the PC version in action, and it highlights some of the exclusive features coming to Nvidia cards.


"The lightning is the only part that looks off to me the rest looks pretty damn good. "

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NVIDIA competes with Mantle with its latest drivers

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 10:00am PDT

The new GeForce 337.50 Beta Performance Drivers promise optimizations of up to 71%, according to NVIDIA's own benchmarks. The performance gains come from being "laser-focused" on DirectX efficiency. Specifically, the new driver aims at reducing CPU overhead and increasing GP...


"These optimizations have very little to do with the GPU they are CPU optimizations."

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Nvidia's next-generation GPU is Pascal, planned for 2016

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2014 10:10am PDT

Named for the 17th century French mathematician Blaise Pascal, the new generation of Nvidia GPUs promises to innovate with what the company is calling "3D Memory."


"Maxwell isn't fully out yet. I'd wait for the higher end parts of that before getting something"

- aggressor see all 3 comments

GeForce GTX TITAN Z features 5,760 processing cores, will cost $3000

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2014 9:50am PDT

Nvidia's newest graphics card is not for everyone. In fact, it will cost $3000. But, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang would argue that it's a terrific deal, given that it's about 50 cents per processor.


"maybe 500w given that the 2k is not only for the 3 cards but also the overheads from the rest of ..."

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Nvidia Shield's April update includes remote streaming

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Nvidia Shield will receive a major update on April 2, updating its OS to Android 4.4.2 KitKat and introducing the ability to stream games from outside a user's home.


"This is cool shit. Honestly though I'd rather Nvidia just made a really nice controller that ..."

- BeowolfSchaefer see all 2 comments

Nvidia Shield update brings GameStream out of beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 28, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Nvidia's Shield is receiving a major software update that brings their GameStream feature out of beta, allowing Shield owners to directly stream their PC titles to their Shield at 60fps.


"If the Shield 2 (S2?) is just around the corner then ya, no one is going to buy this. But, ..."

- daggot see all 4 comments