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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Info Leaks From Multiple Retailers

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Info Leaks From Multiple Retailers

Retailer leaks have confirmed that the GTX 1660 and GTX 1660 Ti are coming, but details on their specs and pricing are still pointing in different directions. This could reflect Nvidia's intent to
Micron Shares Fall as Wall Street Frets Over Intel-Fueled Memory Downturn

Micron Shares Fall as Wall Street Frets Over Intel-Fueled Memory Downturn

Intel's manufacturing woes are having an impact on other companies, with Micron projecting lower revenue for the rest of the year. The post Micron Shares Fall as Wall Street Frets Over Intel-Fueled
What is RAM?

What is RAM?

Without RAM, your system would be immeasurably slower. Without RAM, your desktop wouldn't even start. What is RAM? It's your systems way of getting access to the information it needs a lot, as quickly
Massdrop: Nvidia Expects GPU Prices to Rise Through Q3 2018

Massdrop: Nvidia Expects GPU Prices to Rise Through Q3 2018

Hardware community Massdrop is predicting GPU prices will remain high through Q3 of this year. Here's hoping they're wrong. The post Massdrop: Nvidia Expects GPU Prices to Rise Through Q3 2018
Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs

Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs

Samsung is ramping up production of GDDR6 with an 18Gbit clock and a new process node. The post Samsung Now Producing 16Gbit GDDR6 for Upcoming GPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

Micron Ramps Up GDDR6 Production, Focuses On Cryptocurrency, Gaming, VR

Micron is prepping a major rollout of GDDR6 in GPUs, cryptocurrency miners, and next-generation activities like VR and deep learning. GDDR5 has had a good long run, but it's on its way out the door.
Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities

Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities

Samsung has announced new records for GDDR6 speeds and capacities--16Gbps per channel and 16Gb ICs. Building higher-bandwidth cards with fewer chips is a win for all involved. The post Samsung
Micron Releases Update on GDDR5X, GDDR6 Roadmaps, Production

Micron Releases Update on GDDR5X, GDDR6 Roadmaps, Production

Micron sees a future for GDDR5X and GDDR6 well into 2018, as the new memory standard ramps up and existing VRAM hits higher bandwidth levels. The post Micron Releases Update on GDDR5X, GDDR6
AMD’s RX Vega Won’t Launch Until Later This Year

AMD’s RX Vega Won’t Launch Until Later This Year

AMD has acknowledged it won't ship its consumer Vega GPUs this quarter -- but while it'll demo the cards at Computex, it isn't providing a new ship date. The post AMD’s RX Vega Won’t Launch Until
SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

SK Hynix has announced production on GDDR6 with launches expected in early 2018 -- but wasn't HBM2 supposed to obviate the need for higher-speed conventional memory? The post SK Hynix Will Launch