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New Nvidia software helps Photoshop run faster

Nvidia's new CUDA 2.0 programming tools are designed to help Photoshop run faster, among other things.

OpenCL: What you need to know

OpenCL promises to more thoroughly utilize the potential processing capability of a Mac’s graphic processor when it appears as part of the Snow Leopard update to OS X. Peter Cohen takes a closer look at the technology.

Updating Boot Camp video drivers

You've just purchased a new graphics card for your Mac Pro and now Windows lights up a single monitor when two should shine? Time to think like a Windows user.

AMD goes Hollywood with new graphics chips

AMD is targeting Hollywood with the new Radeon 4800 series graphics chips, which can render lifelike images in real time.

Nvidia unveils new GeForce GTX 200 graphics processors

Nvidia has unveiled its new GeForce GTX 200 series graphics processors.

ATI Radeon HD 3870 graphics card for Mac and PC debuts

ATI has introduced a new Radeon HD card for Mac gamers and professional users who use Mac Pros; the company claims it's faster than Nvidia's rival GeForce 8800 card.

Nvidia unveils GeForce 9M mobile chips

Nvidia's newest mobile graphics processor, the GeForce 9M series, features up to 40 percent faster performance than its predecessor, which is currently used in the MacBook Pro.

Improved iMac graphics won’t matter to gamers

The graphics options available for the new 24-inch iMac are impressive, Peter Cohen says. But they’re unlikely to cause gamers to embrace either the updated desktop or the Mac platform.

Nvidia wins decision in 3dfx case

Nvidia has won a court decision filed against creditors of 3dfx Interactive, which Nvidia bought the assets of in 2001.

Dust kills

Dan Frakes takes his own advice about Mac maintenance and winds up fixing a problem involving dusty internal components.