NVIDIA was planning to release another model - GeForce RTX 3070 Ti with 16 GB of memory as part of its GeForce RTX 3000 series of graphics cards.This gas pedal for a long time appeared in various databases of regulators, but eventually did not appear on sale.Insider MEGAsizeGPU shared photos and characteristics of unsuccessful reference graphics card.Image source: Twitter / MEGAsizeGPUIn appearance GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 16GB was an exact copy of the model with 8 GB of memory, which eventually went on sale.However, the characteristics of cards are different.In spite of the fact that the 16GB version was supposed to use the same GA104 GPU based on Ampere architecture with 6144 CUDA cores, 192 tensor cores and 48 RT cores as the 8GB version which went on sale, the chip of the \"older\" model operates at slightly higher frequency range. As you know, the version with 8 GB of memory GPU has a base frequency of 1575 MHz, and under load it overclocks to 1770 MHz.The 16GB version of the card, which never went on sale, GPU worked at a frequency of 1590 to 1800 MHz.Cards differed not only the volume, but also the standard of video memory.Unreleased model used less efficient GDDR6 instead of faster GDDR6X memory.The GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8GB model uses a 256-bit memory interface and GDDR6X chips with 19Gbps per pin.This provides a memory bandwidth of 608 GB/s.The model with 16 GB of memory was supposed to get GDDR6 chips with 16 Gbit/s per pin, 256-bit bus support and 512 GB/s of memory bandwidth.Unfortunately, the insider did not share the performance data of the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 16GB.However, the fact that the gas pedal supports the current versions of the NVIDIA graphics driver gives hope that this information will eventually be published.
GeForce RTX 4070 Ti sales in Russia start January 6
The GeForce RTX 4070 Ti graphics card is expected to be announced during NVIDIA event scheduled for January 3, on the eve of CES 2023.The next day will appear its independent reviews, and January 5 international sales will start.The representatives of the Russian retail chain DNS reported that the next-generation graphics card on the Ada Lovelace architecture will not be long in coming to Russia.Image source: VaiduThe official blog of DNS indicates that the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti will start selling on January 6, 2023 at 08:00 Moscow time.It is likely that on the same day, and maybe even on January 5, other domestic stores will also start selling the new graphics card.Recall that the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti - renamed GeForce RTX 4080 12GB, the issue of which NVIDIA previously canceled.Her graphics chip contains 7,680 CUDA cores.The processor runs at up to 2.61 GHz.The card has 12 GB of GDDR6X memory.New items memory operates at 21 Gbit / s per pin and supports 192-bit bus, which gives a throughput of 504 GB / s.Image source: DNSA Accelerator is equipped with one 12 + 4-pin connector for additional power, which is more than enough for a graphics card with a declared power consumption of 285 W.In the reference performance GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is not expected.Its implementation is entrusted to NVIDIA partners.
Mobile GeForce RTX 4090 was faster than desktop GeForce RTX 3090
A mysterious X370SNx laptop from an unknown manufacturer appeared in the Geekbench synthetic test database.It features a mobile 24-core Intel Core i9-13900HX processor and a flagship GeForce RTX 4090 mobile graphics card.Image source: VideoCardzThe leaked data reveals the technical specifications of the future mobile graphics gas pedal.They are very similar to those that have a desktop model GeForce RTX 4080.For example, both cards use GPUs AD103 c 76 stream multiprocessors, which are present 9728 CUDA cores.Mobile GeForce RTX 4090, like desktop GeForce RTX 4080, has 16 GB of video memory.However, unlike the latter, it uses memory of GDDR6 standard, rather than the faster GDDR6X. Image source: GeekBenchGraphic processor of mobile GeForce RTX 4090 operates at a frequency of up to 2040 MHz.These characteristics allow the card to demonstrate performance in single-precision operations at 38.9 Tflops. Image source: VideoCardzThe GeForce RTX 4090 mobile GPU is faster than desktop GeForce RTX 3090 in OpenCL benchmarks.It is also 54% faster than the flagship mobile GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.However, the mobile version lags behind the desktop GeForce RTX 4090 by 40%. Image source: VideoCardzRemind that desktop GeForce RTX 4070 Ti and mobile GeForce RTX 40-series gas pedals will be presented next week.
AMD recommends owners of overheating Radeon RX 7900 XTX to contact tech support
AMD has issued an official comment on complaints from some owners of reference versions of Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics cards about the graphics processor overheating.The manufacturer recommends contacting technical support about this issue.Image source: Tom's HardwareAs noted earlier, some buyers of reference versions of Radeon RX 7900 XTX complained about overheating and high noise level of their gas pedals cooling system.In particular, owners noted a significant difference between the average GPU temperature and the temperature at its hottest point.In some cases the difference is over 50 degrees Celsius, with the hottest spot reaching 110 degrees.As a consequence of this occurs trotting GPU - the chip resets its operating frequency to reduce the temperature.\"We are aware that a number of users have experienced unexpected trotting in the reference versions of graphics cards Radeon RX 7900 XTX.Users who encountered such a problem, can contact AMD technical support \"- commented on the situation in a conversation with the portal Tom's Hardware.According to AMD, the temperature of 110 degrees for the GPU graphics card Radeon RX 7900 XTX is acceptable.This was reported by the manufacturer's technical support to one of the buyers of the reference version of the gas pedal, as he said on the forum Reddit.Independent analysis of the situation leads to the suspicion that the overheating of the GPU specified video card can be blamed on insufficient pressure on the contact pad of the reference cooling system to the surface of the graphics processor.According to Tom's Hardware, this suspicion is confirmed by some owners of these gas pedals.Disassembling the graphics cards followed by replacing the thermal paste and thermal pads seems to solve the problem.AMD itself is still collecting information on how widespread the situation with overheating of the Radeon RX 7900 XTX is.Despite the fact that the problem is not found on non-reference versions of this graphics card, it also helps PowerColor in the investigation, collecting customer feedback.AMD did not say when they will make a full explanation of the situation and a description of the steps to resolve it.Meanwhile, the company recommends owners of problematic cards to contact its technical support.As writes Tom's Hardware, many did so, referring to the company or retailer where the video card was purchased for a refund for the purchase.
NVIDIA accidentally published GeForce RTX 4070 Ti specifications before the official announcement
The GeForce RTX 4070 Ti desktop graphics card will be announced and launched only next week.However, NVIDIA's French office mistakenly published its specifications ahead of time on its official website.True, he soon realized his mistake and deleted this data, but the Internet remembers everything.Image source: Reddit / CouncilorIrissaVigilant Network users managed to make a screenshot of the published specifications.It allowed to confirm earlier speculations: GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is renamed GeForce RTX 4080 12GB, release of which NVIIDA had previously canceled.The graphics chip of the graphics card contains 7,680 CUDA cores, for it is claimed to run at up to 2.61 GHz.The card has got 12 GB of GDDR6X memory. GeForce RTX 4070 Ti specifications.Source: NVIDIA FranceIn addition to the characteristics of the gas pedal, the company also reported its gaming performance.Internal tests show that the novelty is up to 3.5 times faster than the model GeForce RTX 3080 12GB in games such as Cyberpunk 2077.However, these figures for performance are specified in view of the use of NVIDIA DLSS image scaling technology.Data on the \"pure\" gaming performance will be available in independent reviews, which will appear the day before the start of sales graphics cards.It is assumed that the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti will go on sale on January 5.Its recommended price is rumored to be $799.However, the graphics card will not be released in a reference design, so there may not be many models with a recommended price.
The Radeon RX 7000 has been blocked from one of the most effective alternative overclocking methods
AMD has banned the use of Power Play Table (PPTable) in the Windows registry on its Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards.This limits the overclocking capabilities of the graphics cards and, in particular, prevents fine-tuning GPU power and frequency curves outside of their official specifications.This has been pointed out by well-known enthusiast Buildzoid.Image source: AMDThe Power Play tables are an alternative method of changing GPU clock frequency, power and voltage via the Windows registry instead of modifying or replacing the BIOS.At the same time, it is the safest method of running GPUs outside of their official specifications, as it prevents any risk that may arise from BIOS re-flashing.Setting up Power Play tables or changing the BIOS has several advantages over traditional AMD overclocking methods and features offered by Radeon Software Adrenalin.First, users can bypass GPU hardware limitations associated with the firmware and overclock the graphics card as much as possible.Secondly, Power Play tables allow for fine-tuning of the voltage/frequency curve to improve the power efficiency of the graphics card.In other words, this method allows you to fine tune the video card's GPU behavior in more detail, which is not possible with AMD's usual overclocking software.Last generation Radeon RX 6000 video cards do not have the ability to fine tune power via Power Play tables blocked.Why AMD decided to prohibit access to it on Radeon RX 7000 video cards is unknown.However, one AMD engineer on the Reddit forum in a thread discussing power consumption issues with Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards reported that \"architecturally RDNA3 has some changes in how to manipulate the power tables.\"
GeForce RTX 4070 Ti graphics card already mentioned on NVIDIA website
It is generally believed that NVIDIA will introduce the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti desktop graphics card during its January 3 broadcast from CES 2023, whose path to the shelves has been quite thorny.Initially refusing to launch it in the fall under the name \"GeForce RTX 4080 12GB\", the company now hopes to start selling under the \"sign\" GeForce RTX 4070 Ti on January 5.Image source: NVIDIAOne of the Japanese bloggers noticed that the system requirements section of the application NVIDIA Omniverse View graphics card GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is already openly mentioned on the developer's website.Its presence is the recommended option of computer equipment, which is to be used to run this application.To recap, GeForce RTX 4070 Ti will be based on the GPU AD104-400 with 35.8 billion transistors and 295 mm2 chip area, the novelty will boast the presence of 7680 cores CUDA and 12 GB of memory type GDDR6X with 192-bit bus, and the frequency of the GPU can reach 2.6 GHz.There have been some instances of this model showing up on store shelves this month, but prices have ranged from $1000 to $1350.There is no information about the official recommended price of GeForce RTX 4070 Ti yet.
Intel has won another patent dispute with VLSI - the claim was cancelled
The history of interaction between Intel and VLSI Technology knows several defeats of the former, as a result of patent disputes only last year the processor giant had to pay the opponent more than $3 billion.A Delaware court had to consider another VLSI lawsuit against Intel over patent infringement by the first of the parties, but the disputants came to an agreement in pre-trial order and without cash payments.Image source: IntelIt was reported by Reuters with reference to the decision of the judiciary.Earlier it was reported that VLSI demanded more than $4 billion in damages from Intel, but now it refuses the claims and their re-submission.VLSI is refusing to prosecute Intel's partners and suppliers on the five patents in the lawsuit.No cash payment is involved in such a decision.Intel has recently built its defense in disputes with VLSI on attempts to clarify the structure of the owners of this company and the ultimate beneficiaries of the corresponding lawsuits.Earlier this month, Intel representatives had just asked the court to dismiss the case due to the complex ownership structure of VLSI, which does not allow to objectively assess the degree of interest of the ultimate beneficiaries in the outcome of the case.The dismissal of the dispute implies that VLSI will now not have to further disclose the company's ownership by next January.North Carolina is due for another trial in the patent law dispute between VLSI and Intel in 2024.
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