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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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NASA invites gamers to Moonbase Alpha
— 6:00 AM on July 8, 2010

The way things are going, NASA sending a man back to the Moon doesn't look too likely, at least in the near term. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Euro e-tailers start listing an Asus GeForce GTX 460
— 9:18 AM on July 6, 2010

All of those leaked details about an upcoming GeForce GTX 460 graphics card from Nvidia might just be true. At least, a card that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Steam sale targets Borderlands, Crysis, and Half-Life 2
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

Yes, we already told you about the Steam sale last week, and we posted a reminder with some new Steam bargains in yesterday's deal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Sub-$200 GeForces with DirectX 11 could launch in August
— 6:00 AM on July 2, 2010

We've learned a lot in recent weeks about the GeForce GTX 460, which should be Nvidia's cheapest DirectX 10 GPU to date. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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PC the most popular gaming platform in the UK
— 12:03 PM on June 30, 2010

If I had a nickel for every time a forum fanboy or industry analyst foretold the death of PC gaming at the hands of consoles,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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3D Vision Surround makes debut in beta GeForce driver
— 11:22 AM on June 29, 2010

What's geekier than sitting in front of a 3D monitor while wearing stereoscopic glasses? Sitting in front of three identical 3D monitors while while wearing...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Trailer shows three minutes of Portal 2 gameplay
— 6:00 AM on June 29, 2010

We got to feast our eyes on plenty of Portal 2 media while E3 was in full swing earlier this month. Valve isn't done...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dead Rising 2 will hit PCs, consoles on September 28
— 9:26 AM on June 28, 2010

Way back in February 2009, we found out that the sequel to Capcom's zombie killfest Dead Rising would come out on the PC. (The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: 160GB X25-M for $400, and the mother of all Steam sales
— 4:14 PM on June 25, 2010

Since the tagline under our logo says "PC Hardware Explored," kicking off this deal post with a hardware deal seems prudent. And we've come across...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Unoriginality Engine 3 and the console curse
— 11:22 PM on June 24, 2010

Am I just getting old? It can't be that, unless we've gone back a hundred years and I've already reached half my life expectancy. No,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Leaked photos show stubby GeForce GTX 460
— 11:57 AM on June 24, 2010

We have specs, we have overclocking details, we have a picture of the GPU. Now, finally, images of an entire GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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FireStream 9370, 9350 bring Cypress computing to servers
— 12:05 PM on June 23, 2010

In conjunction with today's announcement of the Opteron 4100 series of CPUs, AMD has also raised the curtains on a pair of FireStream cards. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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GeForce GTX 460 said to be a formidable overclocker
— 9:37 AM on June 23, 2010

Nvidia's mid-range Fermi derivative won't just be cheaper, smaller, and less power-hungry than the mighty GF100, according to the rumor mill. Now, word is that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Medal of Honor public beta kicks off for the PC
— 2:46 PM on June 21, 2010

That didn't take very long. Six months after unveiling a trailer for a new Medal of Honor game, Electronic Arts has kicked off...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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