Update at 6:45 .p.m. with additional information about QPI licensing.
Nvidia's last-minute conference announcement has turned into a bit of shocker.
Despite all the chest thumping at its gaming conference this week, the high drama of Nvision reached its denouement with a waving of the white flag. The world's largest graphics chip supplier announced support for high-end gaming graphics using Intel silicon. This has raised doubts about its clout in the gaming PC industry, based on the reaction at many hardware enthusiast Web sites and at least one PC maker.
Representative of the shock expressed after … Read more