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Deal of the week: Graphics, keyboards, and cheap games
— 2:00 PM on November 8, 2013

We have a nice collection of hardware and game bargains this week, including a high-end Radeon, some clicky keyboards, and some oldies but goodies from...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming

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Only a few days remain to enter our Dear Diary contest
— 12:32 PM on November 8, 2013

There are only a couple of days left to enter our Dear Diary contest. We're giving away $2,300 in prizes, including gear from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Input devices Mobile computing

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Driver update addresses ''variability in fan speeds'' on Hawaii-based Radeons
— 9:32 AM on November 8, 2013

The PowerTune mechanism in AMD's Hawaii-based Radeon R9 290X and 290...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia suffers revenue, profit shrinkage
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2013

The numbers are in for Nvidia's latest fiscal quarter, and... well, the green team could be doing better. Although Nvidia's gross margin was up...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Amazon Web Services adopts Nvidia GRID for cloud rendering
— 9:11 AM on November 6, 2013

Less than a year after its unveiling, Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming platform has been adopted by none other than Amazon. According to the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

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Updated: Retail Radeon R9 290X cards may be slower than press samples
— 1:28 PM on November 5, 2013

Modern CPUs and GPUs employ turbo mechanisms that adjust frequencies based on various factors. Although they aspire to higher speeds, these clock-boosting schemes have well-defined...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Updated: Star Citizen, Thief developers sign on to support AMD's Mantle API
— 11:46 AM on November 4, 2013

Mantle is getting more popular. AMD has announced that three more developers have pledged to support the close-to-the-metal Radeon API. The most...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Deal of the week: Discounted memory, cheap graphics, and more
— 5:18 PM on November 1, 2013

It's finally happened. I've succumbed to the scourge of bulleted lists. They kinda make sense for our weekly deals post, where there's little potential...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Memory Software

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Etc.
— 2:46 PM on November 1, 2013

Good afternoon, folks. I'm back from ARM TechCon and have hit the ground running on several projects. Thanks to each of you who contributed questions...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics The Tech Report

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Our Dear Diary contest now has $2,300 worth of hardware
— 9:32 AM on November 1, 2013

We're giving away roughly $2,300 in hardware as part of our Dear Diary contest. To enter, all you have to do is write...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Mobile computing

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New Radeon drivers address Battlefield 4 instability
— 9:37 AM on October 31, 2013

This is getting to be a bit much. Last Friday, AMD released Catalyst 13.11 beta 6 graphics drivers with performance optimizations for a whole...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Catalyst 13.11 beta 7 drivers improve BF4 CrossFire scaling
— 5:03 PM on October 29, 2013

Well, AMD's driver team sure is keeping busy. Only days after rolling out the Catalyst 13.11 beta 6 drivers, they're back with a

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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ARM announces faster, more power-efficient Mali-T7x0 GPUs
— 2:43 PM on October 29, 2013

ARM is perhaps best known for its Cortex A-series processor cores, which it licenses to system-on-a-chip makers, but the firm also has a strong presence...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Personal tech

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Latest Catalyst betas add R9 290X support, boost performance
— 10:37 AM on October 28, 2013

Radeon users aren't getting all the same goodies as their GeForce-toting brethren today, but they do have a beta Catalyst update waiting for them. The new...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia cuts GTX 770, 780 prices, primes GTX 780 Ti for 11/7
— 9:31 AM on October 28, 2013

Today's a big day for Nvidia. Earlier this morning, the company announced a new Shield update as well as the addition of ShadowPlay...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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ShadowPlay now available in GeForce Experience
— 8:00 AM on October 28, 2013

When Nvidia revealed the GeForce GTX 780 in May, it teased a new feature that would leverage Kepler's video decoding block to record in-game...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Etc.
— 4:33 PM on October 27, 2013

Happy Sunday! I'm packing to head to ARM TechCon this week and looking forward to learning some new things. The folks at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech The Tech Report

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Radeon R9 290X scarce online
— 9:40 AM on October 25, 2013

As far as high-end graphics cards go, AMD's Radeon R9 290X is a pretty good value. The $550 sticker price is $100 lower than...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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