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NVIDIA's really pushing the GPU-as-CPU angle at SIGGRAPH this year -- we've already seen the PhysX and CUDA-powered GeForce Power Pack for consumers, and the company is also updating the Quadro Plex series of visual co-processors for workstation customers. The new Quadro Plex 2200 D2, designed for...

August 12th 2008 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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Yeah, we all agreed that the Quadro Plex 1000 was hot stuff in its heyday, but NVIDIA's latest GPU server blows away prior iterations by cramming four Quadro FX 5600s into a 1U enclosure. The Quadro Plex VCS Server packs a "record number" of GPUs into a 1U form factor, and its 6GB frame buffer (1.5...

August 7th 2007 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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You know what we always say here at Joystiq: today's PC graphics cards just aren't expensive enough. We've got about $18K burning a hole in the Joystiq petty cash drawer, so we could either buy the entire staff brand new computers stocked with the latest and greatest graphics cards ... or just grab...

August 3rd 2006 at 11:00pm 0 Comments