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  • ericjones12398 ericjones12398 May 22, 2012 11:30 AM Flag

    It's All Fun & Games Until Someone Loses a GPU

    Cloud computing has been a buzzworthy trend for so long that it's now simply a movement in progress. Our files and apps are rapidly migrating from our hard drives to distributed servers, leaving behind only a few jealously guarded and resource-intensive tasks that must be kept local. Crucial, vital tasks... such as Skyrim, or StarCraft 2, or Diablo 3...
    Look under the hood of half the machines running these games, and you'll find Nvidia. Well, "half" is inaccurate; Nvidia currently accounts for about 17% of the PC video market plus every PS3, while rival AMD shows up in the Xbox 360, the Nintendo Wii, and gets about 25% of PCs. The big video winner is Intel, due to integrated virtual GPU, but we'll get to that later.

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