News Rumoured Switch Pro Might Not Actually Use Nvidia's Tegra X1+ Chip
And don't expect major performance improvements or 4K support
For a while now, there have been ongoing rumours about a Switch 'Pro' model. While we're yet to hear anything official from Nintendo, in recent times reports about the system resurfaced – with claims from DigiTimes an enhanced model would be released as early as mid-2020. Now, the...
Rumour Nvidia's New Tegra X1+ Chip Could Make Switch Performance "Up To 25% Faster"
Is this the chip we've been waiting for?
In June, there was a rumour the new Nvidia Shield device – now known as the Nvidia Shield TV Pro – could potentially share the same chipset as the rumoured 'Pro' model Switch. With less than a few weeks to supposedly go until Nvidia's latest product is released, a now-removed Amazon listing has revealed...
News Digital Foundry Investigates New Chip Potentially Destined For Switch Mini And Switch Pro
More and more a question of 'when', not 'if'
It's interesting to watch the language around the rumoured Nintendo Switch hardware revision(s) slowly morph from that of cautious speculation to confident prognostication. More recently its turned to downright open discussion and with Nintendo itself playing the coy 'no comment' card, the scent of new...
Rumour New Nvidia Shield TV Could Share The Same Chipset As The Upgraded Switch
New hardware on the way
As we all know, the Nintendo Switch and Nvidia Shield TV share the same chipset – the Tegra X1. Nvidia leveraged its knowledge of mobile chipsets to held Nintendo create its hybrid console, and as a result, hasn't refreshed its own Shield line in what feels like forever. That appears to be changing this year. Evidence has...
News Nintendo Switch Demand Adds As Much As $192 Million To Nvidia's Bottom Line
Tegra business is on the up-and-up
The success of the Nintendo Switch has had a positive impact on the financial fortunes of Nvidia, which supplies the chipset for the hybrid console. Nvidia's Q1 report for the 2018 fiscal year reports that revenues for its Tegra lines of processors rose to $332m, which is more than double what was seen...
News Nvidia Tegra Officially Confirmed As The Tech Behind Nintendo Switch
Powered by a custom chipset made just for Nintendo
Nintendo has just lifted the lid on its next games console, the Nintendo Switch. In a short video presentation, the system's unique hybrid focus was revealed, alongside detachable controllers known as "Joy-Cons". All of this tied in with previous rumours regarding the system, and now the final...
News Report Points to Nintendo NX Manufacturing Ramping Up in Q4 2016
Digitimes reinforces NVIDIA Tegra X1 Claims
As we await the official Nintendo NX reveal, with reported sources and logic suggesting a September unveiling, more reports and snippets of potential information are to be expected. Another to pitch in is Digitimes, a publication that often pops up when there are rumours around manufacturing new hardware...
Video Digital Foundry Breaks Down Details on Nintendo NX and Nvidia's Tegra Technology
An alternative approach from Nintendo
As reported yesterday, Eurogamer has come forward with what it believes to be solid details on Nintendo NX - it reports on a portable device with detachable controllers and a 'base' for playing on the TV, while Nvidia's Tegra technology is powering the system's graphics through the GPU. As sets of rumours go...
Rumour Nintendo NX Will Be Powered By Nvidia's Mobile-Focused Tegra Tech
Possibly Tegra X2, the company's latest offering
It has long been assumed that the forthcoming NX console would use AMD's tech and would be based on x86 architecture - just like the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Indeed, we've had reports that Nintendo's new console is on par with its establis