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Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking
— 6:08 PM on September 8, 2011

We set out to introduce some new game benchmarking methods, and those new tools promptly helped us uncover an intriguing problem: multi-GPU micro-stuttering.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Dual-core Llano chips arrive on the desktop
— 11:38 AM on September 7, 2011

You know how those two Llano duallies were supposed to show up by year's end? Well, they did—a lot sooner than the rumor mill...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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First Bulldozer processors ship out—for servers
— 9:28 AM on September 7, 2011

That sound you hear off in the distance is champagne corks popping over at AMD's headquarters. Earlier this morning, the chipmaker announced that it

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Rumor mill details hot-clocked Zambezi quad, Llano duallies
— 12:53 PM on September 6, 2011

As the world waits patiently for official word on AMD's upcoming Bulldozer-based Zambezi processors, the rumor mill continues to churn out information on the chips....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel adds 16 new CPU models
— 10:59 AM on September 6, 2011

Intel has updated its official processor price list with a handful of new models and a smattering of discounts to existing ones. Let's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deal of the week: 8GB of RAM for $35 and other bargains
— 5:53 PM on September 2, 2011

A lot of us are no doubt packing up (or unwinding) in preparation for the Labor Day weekend right now, but there's always time to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Report: Intel to postpone Ivy Bridge by a few months
— 9:22 AM on September 1, 2011

With multi-billion-dollar profits flowing in every quarter and a gross margin above 60%, Intel is the last company you'd expect to be going around...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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GlobalFoundries lays out roadmap for 28 nm—and beyond
— 2:57 PM on August 31, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference yesterday, GlobalFoundries executives spoke at length about the company's roadmap and prospects. There was much rejoicing about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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GloFo, Samsung partner up on high-perf 28-nm process
— 1:20 PM on August 30, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference here in Silicon Valley, GlobalFoundries revealed that it has broadened its partnership with Samsung on 28-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Leaked specs expose next-gen Xeon lineup
— 6:00 AM on August 30, 2011

The Turks over at Donanim Haber have gotten their hands on new details concerning Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors. The site has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Leaked slide teases improved Cedar Trail graphics performance
— 6:00 AM on August 29, 2011

The rumor mill suggests that Intel's next-generation Atom platform, code-namded Cedar Trail, won't make its formal debut until November. Will it be worth the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Deus Ex: HR for $35, plus dirt-cheap SSDs and RAM
— 4:52 PM on August 26, 2011

I sang the praises of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution this morning, and as luck would have it, the game came up in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: Outlaws, sentries, and clicky keyboards
— 5:16 PM on August 25, 2011

Although the summer lull is still in full force, our inbox has collected a decent number of announcements from various hardware makers this week. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Memory Input devices

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Updated: AMD picks a CEO: former Lenovo COO Rory Read
— 9:34 AM on August 25, 2011

Over seven months after the departure of Dirk Meyer, AMD has finally found someone to fill his shoes. Say hello to Rory Read, age...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD refreshes Zacate, Ontario lineups
— 11:36 AM on August 22, 2011

New blood is coursing through the Fusion family—the lower rungs of it, at least. AMD has added two E-series Zacate APUs as well as...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Memory prices continue to inch downward
— 9:18 AM on August 22, 2011

There's no reprieve in sight for memory makers, by the looks of it. Earlier this morning, DigiTimes reported that spot prices for some 2Gb DDR3...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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New IBM chips use silicon to mimic human brain
— 6:00 AM on August 19, 2011

Usually, we celebrate when new processors raise the bar with faster clock speeds and higher benchmark scores. IBM's latest prototypes are far from high-performance...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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