Titan X: A Low-Cost Answer to Titan Z

by Tom Allen

We heard about Nvidia’s Titan X earlier this month (Nvidia Reaffirms Move to Gaming Products With Streaming Console), when it was previewed at GDC 2015. Now, the company has officially announced the card at …

Tags:Game Playing| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Nvidia| UltraHD| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Virtual Reality| Vol 22 - Issue 12

Nvidia Reaffirms Move to Gaming Products With Streaming Console

by Tom Allen

Nvidia has hit back at Razer’s Forge TV (Razer Strikes Nvidia’s Shield) with its own Android-based game-streaming set-top box: the Shield Android TV Console (doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue – TA). It is …

Tags:Android| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nvidia| Razer| STBs| Streaming Video| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 10

Nvidia Continues AIB Domination, Says Jon Peddie

by Tom Allen

Graphics add-in boards (aka graphics cards), suffered a seasonally-expected fall in Q4’14, says Jon Peddie Research. Shipments were down 0.68% QoQ and 17.52% YoY; much further than desktop PCs, which were down 0.72%. The …

Tags:AMD| Graphics Cards| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Nvidia| Vol 22 - Issue 09

Nvidia gains 3% in Q4 from last quarter, Intel dropped 4%, AMD slipped 7%

by Helen Vince

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 …

Tags:AMD| GPUs| Intel| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)| Nvidia

Gaming is GPU Bright Spot in Q4

by Tom Allen

Total GPU shipments were down 3.4% QoQ in Q4’14, with the most noticeable fall in notebooks (3.9%), according to Jon Peddie Research. Desktop GPU shipments were down 2.7%. Q4 is typically flat or sees …

Tags:AMD| Graphics Cards| Intel| Jon Peddie Research (JPR)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 22 - Issue 09

Shield Successor Set for March Debut

by Tom Allen

Fudzilla claims that Nvidia will release a successor to the Shield tablet this year, powered by its new X1 processor (which follows 2013’s K1). Expected to be announced in March, the tablet will have …

Tags:Broadcast| Game Playing| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile Processors| Nvidia| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 08

G-Sync Confirmed for Mobile PCs

by Tom Allen

To date, Nvidia’s G-Sync technology (Display Monitor Vol 20 No 41) has only been used on desktop monitors, enabled through a proprietary module that replaces the scaler. That looks to be set to change, …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Notebooks| Nvidia| Scalers| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 22 - Issue 06

LDM Product Roundup Vol 22 No 5

by Tom Allen

BenQ America is now shipping the RP840G (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 20) 84″ interactive display. Additionally, BenQ Europe has announced release details for the BL2711U 27″ UltraHD monitor (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 44). It …

Tags:Digital Signage| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| NEC| Notebooks| Nvidia| Panasonic| Rugged Displays| Smart Digital Signage| Streaming Dongles| Streaming Video| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 05| Workstations

Nvidia’s Teraflop Chip Enables Self-Aware Cars

by Vanessa Browning

In a big shift from last year, when its stand was all about gaming, Nvidia focused on automotive applications at the 2015 show. Nvidia’s new Tegra X1 chip is a quad-core device using four …

Tags:Automotive| CES 2015| CPUs| GPUs| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Nvidia| Vol 22 - Issue 03

Fujitsu Forum Exhibition

by Raverstead

There was an exhibition area as part of the Forum event and much of it was dominated by servers, SANs and a large area by POS solutions and equipment. Clearly retail systems are a …

Tags:Fujitsu| Fujitsu Forum 2014| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Nvidia| Oculus Rift| Retail| Thin Clients| Vol 21 - Issue 46


Oculus Rift: Does the Emperor Have Any Clothes?

by Helen Vince

Personal Eyewear – Since 2012, Display Central has published roughly 60 articles that discuss the Oculus Rift. I’ve reviewed most of them and not one of them mentions the terrible image quality produced by …

Tags:| Nvidia| Oculus Rift| Vol 21 - Issue 46