HW News – NVidia’s Naming Bullsh** & “New” AMD GPUs


“Disingenuous” is putting it nicely — nVidia’s new GT 1030 with DDR4 is the latest in a string of poor naming choices by both GPU vendors.
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Show notes: https://www.gamersnexus.net/news-pc/3281-nvidia-disingenuous-gpu-naming-new-amd-gpus

This hardware news episode talks about the “new” GT 1030 with DDR4 and “new” AMD RX 500X series. At least the latter has a character added to its name. We also reference back to the GTX 1060 3GB and 6GB, the RX 560 and rebranded RX 460, and a few other things — like the GeForce Partner Program (GPP).

Separately, the news video talks Micron building new 3D NAND fabs for 2020, NCore’s V1 direct-die cooling, and Apple’s alleged plans to dump Intel. The first non-GPU subject gives us an opportunity to look again at memory and SSD prices.

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Host: Steve Burke
Video: Andrew Coleman
Additional Reporting: Eric Hamilton

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