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Sony: Developers wanted the PS4 to be PC-like
— 3:32 PM on March 15, 2013

The last major console to feature an x86 processor was the original Xbox, which came out all the way back in 2001. Since then, RISC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Nvidia ''didn't want'' the PlayStation 4
— 3:05 PM on March 14, 2013

AMD has scored a big design win with the PlayStation 4. When the console comes out later this year, it will pack an AMD-designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Report: New chipset revision to fix Haswell USB 3.0 bug
— 11:43 AM on March 13, 2013

Earlier this month, rumors started floating around about a USB 3.0 bug in next-gen Haswell systems. Hardware.Info, which broke the story, said the bug...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Nvidia PhysX SDK adds PlayStation 4 support
— 12:11 PM on March 11, 2013

We already know Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console will feature a custom AMD processor that combines Jaguar CPU cores with Radeon graphics. It...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Rumor: Ivy Bridge-E pushed to Q4
— 10:23 AM on March 8, 2013

Just about 14 months have passed since Intel launched its Sandy Bridge-E processors for high-end desktops. Their Ivy Bridge-E replacements are due out...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Newell: Steam Box prototypes coming in 3-4 months
— 9:07 AM on March 6, 2013

This is a pretty exciting year for gamers. Sony has unveiled the PlayStation 4, Microsoft is about to do the same with the next...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Report: Intel's Haswell suffers from USB 3.0 issue
— 10:22 AM on March 4, 2013

This story has been making the rounds over the weekend, and it's a little disconcerting. According to Hardware.info, which cites both a "reliable source" and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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AMD sheds more light on the PS4's custom APU
— 2:30 PM on February 21, 2013

Yesterday, Sony confirmed that the PlayStation 4 is powered by a single chip with eight x86 cores and PC-class graphics. The firm didn't get...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Sony confirms PlayStation 4's PC guts
— 9:46 PM on February 20, 2013

Confirming the rumors that have been swirling for quite some time, Sony finally revealed today that its next-generation console is basically a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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WSJ: PlayStation 4 will have AMD silicon, cloud gaming
— 11:01 AM on February 19, 2013

We've heard it before, and now, the Wall Street Journal has echoed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Nvidia's Project Shield due late next quarter
— 9:02 AM on February 15, 2013

That nifty Project Shield handheld console is on the way—and with Nvidia's next-generation Tegra 4 processor in tow. Both the chip and the handheld...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles Personal tech

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Newell argues for living room PCs, local game streaming
— 10:13 AM on February 8, 2013

On the first day of the DICE Summit, Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams took to the stage to discuss storytelling in games and movies—and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Big retailers sign up to sell Ouya game console
— 10:21 AM on February 6, 2013

Remember that Kickstarted Ouya game console? The $100 device features Nvidia's Tegra 3 processor, Google's Android OS, a custom controller with dual analog...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Nvidia explains how it built Project Shield
— 8:59 AM on January 31, 2013

Nvidia's Project Shield handheld was one of the biggest surprises at CES this year. As it turns out, the device went from idea to live...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Sony patent describes RFID-infused DRM
— 1:03 PM on January 3, 2013

DRM schemes were introduced to curb piracy, and they're increasingly being deployed as weapons against used-game sales. While most have been cracked or otherwise bypassed,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Leak slides spill Haswell chipset details
— 11:18 AM on November 12, 2012

Intel's next-generation Haswell CPU is due out next year, and details are trickling out about its supporting Lynx Point chipset. According to a series...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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ASRock supports Smart Response caching on X79
— 12:09 PM on October 24, 2012

When Intel introduced its ultra-high-end LGA2011 desktop platform last November, the associated X79 chipset was a bit of a disappointment. We were expecting loads...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Storage

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Xbox 360 250GB to cost $99 with a contract
— 9:46 AM on October 23, 2012

Back in May, Microsoft started offering the cheapest member of the Xbox 360 lineup, the 4GB model, for $99 instead of the usual $199. The...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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