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Does the Radeon HD 7950 stumble in Windows 8?
— 9:03 PM on December 11, 2012

Last week, we published a rematch between the Radeon HD 7950 and the GeForce GTX 660 Ti in which the Radeon took an unexpected beating....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming Operating systems

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Intel details 22-nm process tuned for SoCs
— 1:00 PM on December 11, 2012

Intel has been cranking out desktop and mobile processors based on 22-nm tri-gate transistors for some time now. The company's Atom SoCs continue to be...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Haswell desktop TDPs to reach 84W
— 11:38 AM on December 11, 2012

Mobile versions of Intel's upcoming Haswell microprocessor are expected to have TDPs as low as 10W, a substantial reduction from the 17W thermal envelope of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Fresh BioShock Infinite trailer shows new gameplay
— 6:00 AM on December 11, 2012

If BioShock Infinite were coming out this month, it would be on my Christmas wish list for sure. It isn't, though. The game isn't actually...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Futuremark shows new 3DMark eye candy, delays release
— 4:54 PM on December 10, 2012

On the heels of last week's dazzling Fire Strike trailer, Futuremark has released a few screenshots of another test from the next version...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Valve: Linux, Big Picture to power 'turnkey' living room PCs
— 6:00 AM on December 10, 2012

What do Steam's new Big Picture mode and the Steam for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Deal of the week: Cases, SSDs, Chromebooks, and more
— 5:44 PM on December 7, 2012

As one of the remedies to its precarious financial situation, OCZ plans to stop ruining itself by offering uber-cheap SSDs. Some of the company's cheapest...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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7-inch Archos tablet has Jelly Bean, dual analog sticks
— 12:16 PM on December 7, 2012

Smartphones and tablets have quickly become preferred platforms for mobile gaming. There's just one problem: touchscreen controls aren't the best fit for arcade-style games that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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We're giving away an Asus Radeon HD 7970 with three games, including Far Cry 3
— 10:58 AM on December 7, 2012

The final stage of our rolling Radeon giveaway is upon us, and it involves the juiciest prize yet. This time, we're giving away an Asus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming The Tech Report

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AMD lowers wafer orders, will pay $320 million charge
— 9:47 AM on December 7, 2012

We already know AMD suffered from both a slow CPU market and a decrease in market share last quarter. It's no wonder, then, that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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IHS: Qualcomm the number-three semiconductor supplier in 2012
— 1:55 PM on December 6, 2012

IHS iSuppli has put together a preliminary list of the top 20 semiconductor suppliers for 2012. Intel is still at the top, despite the fact...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel will offer socketed CPUs for the 'foreseeable future'
— 12:38 PM on December 6, 2012

Remember last week's rumor about Intel ditching socketed desktop CPUs in favor of BGA chips soldered onto motherboards? AMD responded a couple...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Specs leak for 13W, 10W Ivy Bridge CPUs
— 9:36 AM on December 6, 2012

Remember that rumor about Intel rolling out some lower-wattage Ivy Bridge CPUs ahead of the Haswell launch? Well, the folks at VR-Zone Chinese

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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AMD: We're not abandoning socketed CPUs
— 5:20 PM on December 4, 2012

If you were reading the news last month, you might have noticed those slightly worrying rumors about Intel ditching socketed CPUs in 2014. Intel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Win8 adoption low among web surfers, Steam gamers
— 1:04 PM on December 4, 2012

Microsoft says it's sold 40 million licenses for Windows 8. However, the new OS made up only 1.3% of web traffic in November according...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Piledriver trickles down to Opteron 4300 and 3300 CPUs
— 11:37 AM on December 4, 2012

AMD has released a fresh batch of Opteron processors with Piledriver inside. These chips are based on the same "Abu Dhabi" microarchitecture as the Opteron...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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New 3DMark scene has fire, brimstone, particles
— 6:00 AM on December 4, 2012

The folks at Futuremark say they're "deep into final testing" of the next 3DMark, and they've posted a fresh trailer to get us all hyped...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Here's what kind of PC you'll need for Crysis 3
— 5:19 PM on December 3, 2012

The Crysis series has always been notorious for its steep hardware requirements. Crytek posted minimum, recommended, and "hi-performance" PC specs for Crysis 3 on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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