Dell Extends Warranties for Laptops With Failing Nvidia Chips While…

A major cause of frustration in the Nvidia notebook GPU fiasco-where "significant quantities" of notebook graphics cards » 8/19/08 10:30am 8/19/08 10:30am are packaged with "weak" materials leading them to overheat and fail at a "higher-than-normal rate"-is that Nvidia is declining to identify exactly which chips are bad, . So you've gotta find out…

Nvidia Denies Imminent Epidemic of Graphics Chip Combustion

Took a little longer than I expected, but Nvidia has come around to denying that basically every GeForce 8400-8700 graphics card powered by the G84 and G86 chipset is a flawed, ticking timebomb, waiting to die from overheating issues. They say that the problem affects "only a very small percentage of the notebook… » 7/16/08 10:40am 7/16/08 10:40am

Nvidia G84 GPUs Right Around the Corner?

If you haven't been able to get your hands on one of those GeForce 8800 GTX cards we've shown you (or if you just can't afford them), you might want to hold off for a bit. Seems like Nvidia's forthcoming G84 and G86 GPUs for the entry level and mid range crowd are on target for a Q1 release. The chips will be derived… » 12/05/06 10:15am 12/05/06 10:15am