Everyone gets excited when they hear about new software, but it takes a powerful video card to see what’s being touted on the display. Hence the rollout of Nvidia’s two newest Quadro video cards at SIGGRAPH 2015: the double-slot Quadro M5000 and its slightly less powerful sibling, the single-slot Quadro M4000.
Professional level computer workstations have gone mobile. “Today, HP is redefining performance, innovation, and reliability,” says Jeff Wood, Hewlett-Packard Vice President of the Worldwide Product Management, Commercial Solutions Business Unit.
There were a ton of cool gadgets and innovative products to drool over this year at CES 2011. With over 3.2 million square feet of show floor to cover, it can be difficult to see all of them. However, this year there were some gadgets that were so jaw-droppingly awesome that we decided to strap on some gel insoles and get them on video for every video enthusiast to see.
It's shocking to think that Moore's law could one day go the way of the dinosaurs. Even more shocking still is to hear a number of experts declare that CPUs are quickly approaching a power "wall" where to make the CPU any faster would mean a melting of the very substance that the transistors rest on. It doesn't take a genius to know that a melted chip isn't going to allow you to finish your video edit in record time. That's why it's unfortunate that this problem has not gotten a satisfactory answer from the labs at AMD or Intel, meaning that the "wall" may be approaching faster than we think.
Digital Anarchy, the makers of Beauty Box, a plug-in for fixing blemishes, wrinkles, and small defects in skin, recently released a new version of their plugin that can now utilize the power of a computer's GPU instead of relying on the CPU only.