Sponsored Content




Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





















Monday Overnight Open Thread (7/25/22) | Main | The Morning Report — 7/26/22
July 26, 2022

Daily Tech News 26 July 2022

Top Story

  • Nvidia's flagship 4000-series graphics card could feature 18,176 cores and 48GB of RAM, and use as much as 800W. (WCCFTech)

    Or not.

    That would make it about 75% larger than the 3090 Ti, and it's also expected to clock about 60% higher, for three times the overall performance.

    The card should hit about 100TFLOPs. My Radeon 4850 - this was a while ago, back when Mass Effect and Dragon Age were fresh and I still had time to play computer games - ran at exactly 1TFLOPs. I played Mass Effect at 720p and I remember the game tended to chug when I got into large battles with the Reapers.

    So the 4090 Ultra (or whatever it might be called) should handle 12k resolution with some slowdowns, or 8k gaming at a steady 60Hz. Very approximately.

    AMD meanwhile is also set to announce new cards, and their high end next-gen cards are also expected to be three times as fast as anything available today.

    Likely to be three times as expensive as well.



Tech News

  • You can't custom build a Lego minifig of yourself for $12. (Jay's Brick Blog)

    Which is to say there's a new online tool to let you do this, and that is in fact the price, but it's almost universally inaccessible. Certainly in Australia.

    I can create semi-custom minifigs here downunder with their previous tool, which is much, much cheaper (three for A$10) but has less variety in hairstyles and clothing.

    I actually started making my own set of Lego HoloEN, but there aren't any redheads available, or green hair either. At least there's blue.


  • Instagram desperately wants to be the new TikTok. (Tech Crunch)

    TikTok is of course a screaming, burning sewer, but it's a screaming, burning sewer that makes money, or doesn't make money but at least that gets lots of clicks, or doesn't get lots of clicks but does gather up endless amounts of personal information that is basically useless but which advertisers are willing to pay for... Or were.


  • Intel has picked up Mediatek as its first* significant foundry customer. (The Register)

    * Sort of. Altera was Intel's first foundry customer, but then Intel bought them shortly after so it turned into just Intel making more Intel chips at Intel fabs for Intel.


Disclaimer: They have a magnifying glass, a chicken, a rat, an apple - green rather than gold but near enough. No scythe but at least an axe, no trident, a laptop rather than a tablet but good enough, a sword in place of clock hands but near enough, but no forbidden gummy worm / three-legged crow that lives at the heart of the Sun so drawing a blank there.
digg this
posted by Pixy Misa at 04:56 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Family members won't listen to Gandalf anymore: "We worry about an audit for our puny IRS returns. ..."

WisRich: "Senator Feinstein, how do you vote: "Ayeeeeeeeeeee ..."

18-1: "[i]Raise your hand if you think there are US milit ..."

Puddinhead: "So she is dead. Ding, Dong Diane is dead.... ..."

JackStraw: " >>He's said and done many laudable things but a ..."

Madagascar: "[i]Russia could've ended it in a month, if that we ..."

Joe Mannix (Not a cop!): "Dickless? Posted by: Puddinhead at September 29, ..."

Cat Ass Trophy: "349 Our Lord associated with tax collectors and ..."

Sponge - F*ck Joe Biden: "[i]Transhuman/cyborg Pelosi will outlive us all. ..."

Rodrigo Borgia: "> It's disturbing to know people think like that, ..."

SturmToddler: "BREAKING Diane Feinstein Still Dead Posted by: ..."

Lizzy[/i]: "Transhuman/cyborg Pelosi will outlive us all. :( ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64