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Deal of the week: Game pre-orders, PSUs, and notebook RAM
— 5:22 PM on January 6, 2012

Let's start this week's post with a few game pre-order deals. We're all excited about some of the releases coming this year, and Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Gaming

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Catalyst 12.1a driver lays groundwork for Rage update
— 2:03 PM on January 5, 2012

There's a new Catalyst graphics driver out, but judging by the release notes, it's probably not much use to folks who aren't planning to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Steam hits five million concurrent players
— 6:00 AM on January 5, 2012

Rumors of the PC's demise as a gaming platform have, once again, been greatly exaggerated. According to PC Gamer, Valve's Steam service hit a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD sued over allegedly defective chipsets
— 3:00 PM on January 4, 2012

Looks like AMD has yet another problem to contend with: a lawsuit from the world's biggest contract manufacturer of notebooks. Bloomberg reports that Quanta Computer...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

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2012 to bring a bounty of new PC games
— 12:10 PM on January 4, 2012

2011 was a great year for games. Heck, I'm still nowhere near catching up on all the new releases from the last couple of months....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Engineers pinched for selling Intel samples on eBay
— 6:00 AM on January 4, 2012

It's no secret that CPU engineering samples get around; if they didn't, we wouldn't be treated to spy shots from the Far East on a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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A belated podcast scheduling note
— 12:48 PM on January 2, 2012

You'll have to forgive me for the tardy timing of this blog post. What with Christmas vacation, followed by a crazy work week, topped with...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report Podcast

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Deal of the week: Cheap games, bargain-priced SSDs and RAM
— 5:05 PM on December 30, 2011

The Christmas shopping rush is behind us now, but the holiday deals are not. There are some particularly nice bargains to be had among downloadable...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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What's next for PC gaming?
— 2:12 PM on December 30, 2011

If you're reading this, you're probably a PC gamer. You've probably invested a decent amount of money in a fast graphics card, a decent-sized monitor,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Could IGP-free Sandy Bridge chips be on the way?
— 9:51 AM on December 30, 2011

As we noted yesterday, the latest from the rumor mill tells us Intel's 22-nm Ivy Bridge processors will be out on April 8. A...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report pins Ivy Bridge launch on April 8
— 6:00 AM on December 29, 2011

For a while now, all signs have pointed to a spring launch for Intel's 22-nm Ivy Bridge processors—but the spring is a pretty broad time...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel starts shipping 32-nm Cedar Trail Atom CPUs
— 4:07 PM on December 28, 2011

Intel has started shipping Cedar Trail versions of its Atom processor. This third generation of the Atom purportedly offers double the graphics performance of Pine...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Former AMD developer-relations head hired by Intel
— 11:31 AM on December 28, 2011

Former AMD head of developer relations Richard Huddy has reportedly joined Intel. KitGuru appears to have the scoop on what could be an...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Medfield performance, power numbers leak out
— 6:00 AM on December 28, 2011

New details have leaked out on Medfield, the 32-nm Atom system-on-chip Intel is targeting at tablets. VR-Zone has the scoop on the upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Tablets dominate Wired's top tech failures of 2011
— 2:35 PM on December 27, 2011

Wired's Gadget Lab blog has put together an interesting list of the biggest tech failures of the year. Of the six items singled...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Mining away hours of my life
— 10:26 AM on December 23, 2011

Hi, my name's David, and I'm an addict. It's only been about ten minutes since my last fix, and already, the ants are crawling...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. dev tweets hopeful message
— 10:17 AM on December 23, 2011

Could GSC Game World live on and bring us S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 after all? After the less-than-encouraging news we heard last week, we figured the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Sandy Bridge price cuts to set the stage for Ivy Bridge
— 6:00 AM on December 23, 2011

Prices for Intel's Sandy Bridge processors have hardly budged since the chips launched in January. Now, at long last, some price cuts could be underway....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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