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Tuesday Shortbread
— 8:22 PM on December 4, 2012

The Fantastic Four Bloomberg: McAfee founder arrives in Guatemala after fleeing Belize Nvidia 310.70 drivers TNW: Windows 8 blows past OS X's...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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Our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway has a winner
— 5:09 PM on December 4, 2012

The winner of our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway is Mahmoud Shmaitelly. Mahmoud, check your email and reply to our message to claim...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics The Tech Report

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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 Catalysts fix bugs, improve Far Cry 3 performance
— 9:30 AM on December 4, 2012

I don't know if AMD was totally serious when it announced plans to slow down its driver release cycle earlier this year. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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Monday Shortbread
— 4:17 PM on December 3, 2012

7 Up CPU World: AMD server CPU roadmap for 2013 and 2014 and new mobile Celeron processor to launch in Q1 2013 IHS:...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Steam's Big Picture mode out of beta
— 1:55 PM on December 3, 2012

It's official: Steam's Big Picture mode is finally ready for prime time. The couch-friendly user interface for Valve's game and content distribution service was revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Super-heating flash memory reportedly extends endurance
— 12:43 PM on December 3, 2012

The inconvenient but unavoidable truth about flash memory is the fact that individual cells degrade every time they're written or erased. These cells will burn...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Historical graphics review compares 64 cards
— 11:57 AM on December 3, 2012

Benchmarking graphics cards is a time-consuming affair. A lot of games require manual testing with Fraps, and since driver updates make historical data obsolete, cards...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Rumor: Lower-wattage Ivy Bridge chips coming
— 9:48 AM on December 3, 2012

Less than a year old, and Ivy Bridge may already be going on a diet. Oh my. According to someone with knowledge of Intel's plans...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Don't forget to sign up for our dual Radeon HD 7870 giveaway
— 9:26 AM on December 3, 2012

Morning, folks. Hope you had a good weekend. Just want to remind you that you can still enter to win a pair of Radeon HD...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics The Tech Report

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Some new iMacs are 'Assembled in USA'
— 6:00 AM on December 3, 2012

Well, this is interesting. In its teardown of the freshly released 2012 Apple iMac, iFixit found an unexpected detail: the words "Assembled in USA"...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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Sunday Shortbread
— 8:42 AM on December 2, 2012

The Starting Five Ars Technica: How 4 Microsoft engineers proved that the "darknet" would defeat DRM Wired: Don't blame us for Windows 8′s slow...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 6:54 AM on December 1, 2012

Eight is Enough X-bit labs: Quad-core microprocessors to dominate notebooks in 2016 and hp starts to sell cheap-looking Envy-branded PCs, creator of...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday night topic: Slimy software companies
— 5:47 PM on November 30, 2012

I'll admit it. I actually bought a piece of software from Corel today. I decided to upgrade to Paint Shop Pro X5 from...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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