Connect with us

Components

Dell brings disabled CUDA cores back to GeForce RTX 3070 in new Alienware laptop

Published

on

The story of the stripped-down graphics card in the new Alienware laptop continues. It turns out that this is still not a bug or a software problem, as some initially thought.

Dell could really deliberately disable some of the CUDA cores on the GeForce RTX 3070. However, everything is not so simple here.

Dell’s first comment was that the company did this on purpose after “rigorous testing.” At the same time, the company noted that the missing cores can be activated in the future through a software update.

Later in a comment, another resource was actually told quite differently.

We’ve learned that Alienware’s vBIOS misconfiguration is limiting the number of CUDA cores in RTX 3070 configurations. This is a bug we are trying to fix as soon as possible. We are speeding up the solution through validation and expect to resolve this issue by mid-June. In the meantime, we do not recommend using vBIOS from another Alienware platform to resolve this issue. We apologize for any disappointment.

That is, the company already claims that this is a BIOS error of the graphics adapter, which they will try to solve in the coming weeks.

Recall that the other day it was discovered that the video card GeForce RTX 3070 of the gaming laptop Alienware m15 R5 has not 5120 cores, but 4608. This is not indicated in the specifications on the Dell website, although this particular manufacturer does not indicate any details about the GPU at all, despite the requirements of Nvidia …

The bottom line is that, unlike a number of other characteristics, the number of CUDA cores is clearly indicated on the Nvidia website, and their change by one manufacturer or another, in theory, can be regarded as cheating buyers.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest News

News3 mins ago

AMD mRNDA GPU for new Exynos SoC to be unveiled in July

The well-known network informant under the nickname Ice Universe, who often shares reliable and exclusive information about new products in...

Phones13 mins ago

Redmi K40 became the best-selling Android smartphone during the 618 sale

Lu Weibing, President of Xiaomi Group China and CEO of Redmi, announced today that the Redmi K40 series has become...

Phones16 mins ago

Apple iPhone will be made entirely from recyclable materials

At the VivaTech 2021 summit a few days ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that in the future, the production...

News12 hours ago

Stanford University develops new technology for flexible electronics

Designing very thin, flexible microcircuits has been a design goal for many years, but technical issues have hampered the miniaturization...

News13 hours ago

Google is looking for an alternative to the industry-accepted skin color scale

Google this week told Reuters that it is developing an alternative to the industry standard skin tone grading method, which...

Phones14 hours ago

In Windows 11, we found a feature from Windows Phone. You can turn on your PC with a simple touch

Interesting findings continue to accumulate on the web regarding Microsoft’s next operating system. Judging by the new data, Windows 11...

News14 hours ago

Google Fit health service has changed the way of calculating calories and distance, old data will be deleted after 30 days

Google has notified users of changes to the health tracking service Google Fit. Google Fit has changed the way it...

Software15 hours ago

Windows 11 Home requires internet connection to complete installation

As the week comes to an end, a test build of the next Microsoft OS – Windows 11 – has...

Advertisement

Most Popular