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Topic: NVIDIA

Apple laying groundwork for TRIM support in future SSD-based Macs [u]

06/14/2010, 08:06 am

Apple may be laying the foundation for TRIM support in future Macs, a technology that should allow their solid state flash drives to maintain optimal performance throughout the life span of the systems.

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Nvidia says new MacBook Pro graphics switching isn't Optimus

04/13/2010, 12:04 pm

The automatic graphic switching capabilities in the new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros are accomplished with a solution created entirely by Apple, and do not rely on Nvidia's established Optimus technology.

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Nvidia 320M GPU made especially for Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro

04/13/2010, 10:04 am

While the GeForce GT 330M featured in the new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros has already been found in competing notebook PCs, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro sports the Nvidia 320M, a graphics processor created just for Apple.

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Apple plans dual graphics enhancements on future MacBook Pros

02/19/2010, 08:02 am

One of the advances Apple plans for future MacBook Pro models is an improvement to the handling of the notebooks' dual graphics chips, AppleInsider has learned.

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CES: Intel debuts Apple-bound Core i5 chips, Nvidia unveils Tegra 2

01/07/2010, 04:01 pm

The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is in full effect, with Intel formally debuting its new processor lineup, some of which are expected to turn up in future Apple notebooks, and Nvidia touting its tablet-powering Tegra 2 chip.

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FTC sues Intel over alleged anticompetitive tactics

12/16/2009, 10:12 am

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against chip maker Intel Corp., accusing the company of illegally using its position to stifle competition.

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Intel suit halts development of future Nvidia chipsets

10/08/2009, 12:10 pm

Nvidia, the maker of Intel-compatible chipsets for Apple's line of Macs, has announced it will cease development of future hardware until its suit with Intel is settled sometime in 2010.

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Countering rumor says Apple and NVIDIA "doing just fine"

07/03/2009, 03:07 pm

Just as soon as one rumor has suggested trouble in the relationship between Apple and NVIDIA, a conflicting report now claims that the two are still on good terms.

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Apple may drop NVIDIA chips in Macs following contract fight

07/01/2009, 06:07 pm

Although they've portrayed themselves almost as best friends for several months, Apple and NVIDIA are now rumored in a spat that could see some GeForce chipsets excluded from future Mac models.

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Apple sees brief iPhone 3GS shortages; NVIDIA intros CS4 plugins

06/29/2009, 06:06 pm

Apple nearly saw a repeat of last year's sellouts on the weekend with widespread, but brief, iPhone 3GS shortages at many of its US retail stores. Also, NVIDIA has launched plugins that let Macs with newer video cards dramatically speed up tasks in Adobe's Creative Suite 4.

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Apple extends old MacBook Pro graphics warranty to three years

05/30/2009, 11:05 am

Illustrating the scope of a flaw in older NVIDIA graphics chipsets, Apple has extended its special warranty on the GeForce 8600M GT in certain MacBook Pros from two to three years.

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MacBook Pro owner among those suing Nvidia over faulty chips

05/12/2009, 11:05 am

Apple, Dell, and HP notebook customers are banding together in an effort to gain class-action status on a combined lawsuit against Nvidia, which could potentially force the graphics chip maker to replace or compensate for faulty graphics processors in millions of computers.

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NVIDIA prepping GeForce GTX 285 for Mac Pro

04/29/2009, 06:04 pm

Owners of Apple's Mac Pro workstations will have a second, high-end home video card option within weeks, as NVIDIA is planning to release a version of its GeForce GTX 285 chipset specifically for Macs.

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NVIDIA unveils $1800 Quadro FX 4800 card for Apple's Mac Pro

04/20/2009, 01:04 pm

Filling a void for a true professional video card on the Mac platform, NVIDIA on Monday announced plans to begin shipping its Quadro FX 4800 ultra-high-end solution for the Mac Pro next month.

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NVIDIA strikes back against Intel

03/27/2009, 01:03 pm

GPU maker NVIDIA has fired back a countersuit against Intel in response to Intel's suit to block NVIDIA from making controller chips for future generations of Intel's processors.

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Apple posts fix for 17-inch MacBook Pro's visual glitches

03/25/2009, 05:03 pm

Addressing widespread reports of visual artifacts on the 17-inch MacBook Pro's display, Apple on Wednesday night released a firmware update that it hoped would clear up the issues for its premium notebook.

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Benchmarks of 2009 iMacs, Mac minis show negligible speed-ups

03/04/2009, 06:03 pm

Although Apple is touting the performance of its new iMac and Mac mini desktops, a new test shows that newer processors from Intel have had little impact on the computers' true speed.

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Notes of interest on Apple's desktops: Mac Pro gets Xeons early

03/03/2009, 07:03 pm

While most are familiar with Apple's desktop overhaul, a number of important details have slipped through the cracks -- including confirmation that Apple is receiving access to Intel's next-generation Xeon processors ahead of schedule.

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New iMac, Mac minis expected as early as Tuesday

03/02/2009, 07:03 pm

Last-minute leaks of part numbers hint Apple is about to release both upgraded iMacs and Mac minis on Tuesday -- along with an emphasis on larger screens for iMacs and a likely NVIDIA-based design.

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Video of claimed next-gen Mac Mini surfaces online

02/20/2009, 06:02 pm

After being challenged over a still image, the source for what seems a leaked future Mac mini has now posted a video that shows the device from all sides.

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