ATI Conquers NVIDIA (In Discrete GPU Shipments)

ATI has finally overtaken NVIDIA in the quest for dominant discrete GPU (graphics cards) marketshare. ATI: 51%. NVIDIA: 49%. Apparently the flames, dragons and race cars that have been printed on ATI-related packaging are superior to the flames, cyborgs and race cars printed on NVIDIA's. [CNET via Fudzilla via Engadget » 7/30/10 8:22am 7/30/10 8:22am

VLC 1.1.0 Adds GPU Decoding For Windows and Linux

Hey! Everyone's favorite video playing software, VLC, jumped to 1.1.0 today and added some GPU decoding for Windows and Linux users as well, giving your CPU a break when you're trying to play those gigantic HD files you've been feverishly torrenting. One caveat: the Windows version only works with nVidia GPUs, as… » 6/22/10 1:21pm 6/22/10 1:21pm

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000: The First DirectX 11 Graphics Cards for Notebooks Kill Crysis

ATI continues pressing the 3-month lead it has over Nvidia's next-gen Fermi architecture with another set of DirectX 11-supporting graphics cards—this time for notebooks, with the Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series. Preview benchmarks show the top-of-the-line 5870 wiping the floor with Nvidia's topper, the GTX 280M. [AMD, » 1/07/10 5:19am 1/07/10 5:19am

Nvidia Fermi Now Delayed by 4 Months, ATI Licks Its Chops

According to a report on DigiTimes, Nvidia's new 40nm DirectX 11-friendly Fermi chipset, after encountering development delays, has been pushed back again. Originally slated for November 09, now we're looking at March 2010 for the release. Meanwhile, ATI will release its comparable 40nm chips in January or February. [… » 12/28/09 8:19am 12/28/09 8:19am