If you’re a fan of AMD and don’t know what to make of this news, you should be ecstatic! TSMC has been the sole manufacturer of all NVidia GPUs, the highest performing on the market. Now it seems AMD is free to use them exclusively, escaping their obligations to GlobalFoundries.
Denise Grimsley and Amy Lockhart are illegally sending bulk political SMS messages in violation of the TCPA with penalties of over $16,000 per text (pdf). These campaigns have sent out thousands of messages to cell phone subscribers.
It’s been over two years since Nvidia introduced the GTX 1080 making the 10xx series the longest lived in recent memory. Will we get two generations of performance improvements? Did Nvidia milk the 1000 series?
We know this story. Intel got in it’s tick-tock groove with alternating process/architecture generations of CPUs. AMD managed to get stuck in a low performance rut.
When I built my current PC, an Intel Core i7-920 Nehalem based system, it was a significant upgrade from the AMD Athlon XP based system I had before. On a single threaded workload, it was almost three times faster. With a multi-threaded workload it was 13 times faster.