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Keep your G6; I'm in it for the P6
— 5:20 PM on August 18, 2011

Honestly, I tried to fight the urge to reminisce today, but August 18th marks the day the youngest member of the Pentium Pro family...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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Sandy Bridge to become a cheaper date in September
— 10:26 AM on August 18, 2011

Here we are, some eight months after Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs debuted, and the price of most of those chips hasn't budged. Intel has,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom netbook platform delayed 'til November
— 10:25 AM on August 18, 2011

Getting excited about the prospect of watching a Blu-Ray disc on a 10" screen at 1024x600 resolution? Well, why shouldn't you be? That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Catalyst 11.8 drivers adopt stronger position against aliasing
— 3:37 PM on August 17, 2011

AMD has uncorked yet another monthly driver update for its Radeon GPUs. This one, Catalyst 11.8, promises some tweaks to the Control Center interface,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD says 65W, triple-core A6-3500 APU now available
— 10:38 AM on August 17, 2011

A press release from AMD just dropped into our inbox announcing the imminent availability of a new model of desktop CPU based on Llano...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Ultrabook CPUs still too expensive, say notebook makers
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2011

Despite Intel reportedly outlining Ultrabook bill-of-materials costs in the $475-650 range for 21-mm-thick systems and $493-710 for thinner 18-mm ones, notebook makers are still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Crysis 2 tessellation: too much of a good thing?
— 2:07 PM on August 16, 2011

We discover the world's greatest virtual concrete slab.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Leaked slides detail 28-nm AMD 'Deccan' APU
— 11:54 AM on August 16, 2011

Although most of the PC hardware industry seems to be on vacation right now, the rumor mill keeps churning away. Turkish site Donanim Haber...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Rumor mill pegs Sandy Bridge E power draw at 180W
— 2:43 PM on August 15, 2011

Perhaps this explains why we been hearing whispers about delays to Intel's "Sandy Bridge E" processors. VR-Zone is reporting that Gulftown's successor is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The many seasons of better benchmarks
— 10:04 AM on August 15, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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New Sandy Bridge CPUs upgradeable via software
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2011

Intel has released new details on a series of Sandy Bridge CPUs that will be upgradeable via software. Three models are eligible. On...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia: We 'grew solidly' last quarter
— 4:40 PM on August 11, 2011

The markets might be bouncing up and down with little rhyme or reason, but at the very least, Nvidia stockholders can take comfort in today's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New GeForce 280.26 drivers hit the web
— 5:05 PM on August 9, 2011

Nvidia's has let loose its first new, non-beta graphics driver since June. The 280.26 release, which bears a stamp of approval from Microsoft's WHQL labs,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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RWT goes inside Sandy Bridge's graphics architecture
— 10:37 AM on August 9, 2011

David Kanter over at Real World Tech has been producing a nice string of processor architecture articles this summer, and his latest may be one...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 6870 for $149.99, and more
— 4:54 PM on August 5, 2011

Memory and storage bargains have monopolized our deal posts these past few weeks, but there are some juicy GPU bagains to be enjoyed right now—rather...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia: Actually, Kepler production will start in 2012
— 9:31 AM on August 5, 2011

You know how, earlier this week, Nvidia co-founder Chris Malachowsky announced that Nvidia's next-gen Kepler graphics processors would ship this year? Well, as X-bit...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Release roundup: 3D displays, new coolers, and more
— 5:32 PM on August 4, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's roundup of miscellaneous product launches and announcements: new coolers, a 3D display, some RAM, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Displays Memory

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Intel made big gains in the graphics market, says JPR
— 11:31 AM on August 4, 2011

The number crunchers over at Jon Peddie Research have compiled some fresh graphics market share data, this time pertaining to the second calendar quarter....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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