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    Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    And it boasts of 9 more DLSS games in May, plus 3 VR DLSS titles for the first time.
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    Re: Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    Is the "LHR" aspect of these cards just done in VBIOS, or is there a permanent hardware adjustment they have made?

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    Re: Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    Quote Originally Posted by virtuo View Post
    Is the "LHR" aspect of these cards just done in VBIOS, or is there a permanent hardware adjustment they have made?
    It would be very hard to redesign hardware to make it worse at one specific task without affecting other things, so it'll be a software based solution, with signing to (in theory) prevent third-party modifications.

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    Re: Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    so just after NVidia launches gimped consumer cards bitcoin starts tumbling. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57169726

    Great. Now they've set a precedent for gimped domestic cards. I'd rather they just left it how it was. Artificially restricting functionality is not a good trajectory IMO. How long until domestic cards gimp rendering and "workstation premium features"?

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    Re: Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    Quote Originally Posted by ik9000 View Post
    Great. Now they've set a precedent for gimped domestic cards. I'd rather they just left it how it was. Artificially restricting functionality is not a good trajectory IMO. How long until domestic cards gimp rendering and "workstation premium features"?
    They've already been doing that for years. If you want full speed high precision ops you have to go to the workstation cards.

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    Re: Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    They've already been doing that for years. If you want full speed high precision ops you have to go to the workstation cards.
    true, but a lot of stuff has worked well enough. It'll be interesting to see if there is any collateral that comes out of the woodwork

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    Re: Nvidia announces the GeForce RTX 30 series LHR graphics cards

    Nvidia finally heard gamers, at least they are trying to do something.And cryptocurrencies lost 200 bn after Mask decided to stop selling Teslas with bitcoins, time to buy a card.

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