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AMD CTO reveals first Steamroller details
— 3:30 PM on August 28, 2012

AMD is slowly but surely revising its next-gen CPU microarchitecture in order to realize its potential. The upcoming core code-named Steamroller looks to...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Inside the second: Gaming performance with today's CPUs
— 4:16 PM on August 23, 2012

We bring our signature latency-focused game testing methods to bear on the latest crop of desktop CPUs. In the process, we learn a some...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card reviewed
— 8:00 AM on August 16, 2012

Nvidia has taken the GeForce GTX 680, shaved off a couple of Xbox 360s worth of performance, and slashed the price to $299. Don't worry,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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A look at hardware video transcoding on the PC
— 3:50 PM on July 30, 2012

The market is rife with hardware video transcoders and software that can take advantage of them. However, making sense of that jungle of disparate offerings...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia

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Triple-screen gaming on today's graphics cards
— 3:43 PM on July 10, 2012

Thanks to falling LCD prices, multi-monitor gaming is more attainable than ever before. We take a closer look at AMD Eyefinity and Nvidia...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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The post-flood decline of hard drive prices is slowing
— 12:19 PM on June 28, 2012

Last year's flooding in Thailand sent the price of mechanical hard drives skyward. We take an in-depth look at how much prices have...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Review: Nvidia's GeForce GT 640 graphics card
— 4:20 PM on June 27, 2012

With the GeForce GT 640, Nvidia has slimmed down its Kepler architecture into a budget graphics card with a $100 price tag. Join us...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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At last, Microsoft may have copied Apple properly
— 2:52 AM on June 22, 2012

Okay, I apologize for the shameful, troll-bait headline. I realize it's easy to misinterpret, so let me qualify with a statement: Microsoft didn't get where it...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Windows

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AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
— 1:41 AM on June 22, 2012

AMD has added higher clock speeds and a PowerTune "boost" feature to the Radeon HD 7970 in a bid to reclaim the single-GPU performance crown....

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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SSD prices in steady, substantial decline
— 12:52 PM on June 21, 2012

SSD prices have fallen dramatically over the past year. We take a closer look at the current generation to track the decline.

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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A quick look at Thunderbolt on the PC
— 3:10 PM on June 4, 2012

Thunderbolt has finally arrived on the PC. Motherboards with Thunderbolt ports are selling online and Ivy Bridge notebooks are primed to feature the technology....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Intel's ultrabook-bound Core i5-3427U processor
— 11:01 PM on May 30, 2012

The 17W, dual-core version of Ivy Bridge for ultrabooks is finally here. We've compared it to the last generation in our new benchmark suite,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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A brief look at Nvidia's GK110 graphics chip
— 2:02 PM on May 24, 2012

At its 2012 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia revealed plenty of details about the biggest GPU of its Kepler generation. Here's what you need...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8 frightens me, and here's why
— 9:43 PM on May 17, 2012

Some people just hate change. It can't be helped. Those people cling to old versions of their favorite software as long as they can. When...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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AMD's A10-4600M 'Trinity' APU reviewed
— 1:55 AM on May 16, 2012

AMD has pulled the curtains back on Trinity, its next-generation APU, which features new Piledriver CPU cores and Northern Islands-derived integrated graphics. Join us...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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If data can be lost, it will
— 3:03 AM on May 11, 2012

Murphy was right. If something can go wrong, it will... eventually. Earlier this week, the water main connected to our house burst, submerging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Internet

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 670 graphics card
— 8:00 AM on May 10, 2012

This is the more affordable GK104 variant you've been waiting for, folks.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 690 graphics card
— 11:32 PM on May 8, 2012

Nvidia has crammed two GK104s together on a single card, which caused us to write a tremendous number of words.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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