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Core issues
— 12:07 AM on April 8, 2010

Keeping your cores straight isn't easy these days.  Here's a quick cheat sheet. CUDA core - Not a core Shader multiprocessor - Might be a core

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 480 and 470 graphics processors
— 12:25 AM on March 31, 2010

Call it Fermi, GF100, or GeForce GTX 480. Heck, you could even call it late for dinner. But the new GeForces are here...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD outlines its Gamers Manifesto
— 11:26 PM on March 17, 2010

AMD has released a Gamers Manifesto that details how the company works with developers to benefit all gamers, not just those with Radeon graphics cards....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5830 graphics card
— 7:29 PM on March 1, 2010

The newest Radeon is here to step into the massive vacuum between about $169 and $399. But is the 5830 up to its role?...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia brings Optimus switchable graphics to notebooks
— 8:00 AM on February 9, 2010

Switchable graphics is the best way to squeeze decent gaming performance and great battery life from the same notebook, but it's never been able to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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GF100 graphics architecture unveiled
— 9:26 PM on January 20, 2010

Nvidia has decided to tell all about its upcoming GF100 graphics chip. Join us as we consider what makes this GPU's architecture distinctive...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5670 graphics card
— 11:40 PM on January 13, 2010

Today, AMD has taken DirectX 11 graphics to $99, thanks to a bite-sized version of the silicon from its high-end Radeon HD 5000-series cards....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Taking a crack at the great CPU-GPU balance question
— 10:16 AM on December 8, 2009

We get some interesting questions and article suggestions via email from time to time, and we just don't have time to address them all with...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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GPU acceleration comes to Flash video
— 11:08 PM on December 7, 2009

At long last, playback of Flash videos on YouTube, Hulu, and elsewhere can be GPU-accelerated. Join us as we take three different low-power...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

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Inside Fermi's graphics architecture
— 2:39 PM on November 23, 2009

Nvidia has already revealed much about the compute-focused features of its upcoming Fermi GPU architecture. Now, insider info and careful speculation take us deep...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5970 graphics card
— 4:34 PM on November 18, 2009

CrossFire on a stick goes to the next level in the Radeon HD 5970, the new fastest graphics card on the planet. This one...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Hands on with Lucid's Hydra GPU load balancer
— 12:56 PM on November 11, 2009

We recently got the chance to test Lucid's Hydra GPU load balancer first hand. We came away with some of the first public performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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AMD's Radeon HD 5770 and 5750 graphics cards
— 10:47 PM on October 15, 2009

In just a few short weeks, AMD's DirectX 11-class Radeon technology has migrated from the high-end 5800 series to the mid-range 5700 series. Now you...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Intel graphics drivers employ questionable 3DMark Vantage optimizations
— 11:02 AM on October 12, 2009

Intel's latest graphics drivers for Windows 7 appear to violate Futuremark's optimization guidelines for 3DMark Vantage. We investigate, and make some interesting discoveries in...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

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Nvidia's 'Fermi' GPU architecture revealed
— 3:05 PM on September 30, 2009

Nvidia has spilled the beans on how its upcoming GPU architecture is built to excel in GPU-computing applications. Keep reading to see what...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5850 arrives
— 11:01 PM on September 29, 2009

With a $259 suggested retail price and a smaller footprint, the Radeon HD 5850 brings a slightly diluted version of the 5870's potent cocktail....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Radeon HD 5870 graphics processor
— 1:43 AM on September 23, 2009

AMD's next-gen GPU has arrived, with full support for DirectX 11 and essentially twice the power of the Radeon HD 4870. We're geeking out...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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On PC upgrades and diminishing returns
— 10:14 PM on August 13, 2009

Like many of you, I'm giddily waiting on the release of Intel's Lynnfield processors to upgrade my main desktop PC. This system is still trucking...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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