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New PowerColor PCS+ R9 290-series cards have humongous heatsinks
— 11:28 AM on January 8, 2014

More and more Radeon R9 290-series graphics cards are eschewing AMD's reference cooler. The latest two that do so hail from PowerColor, and they trade...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia responds to AMD's ''free sync'' demo
— 2:57 AM on January 8, 2014

CES — On the show floor here at CES today, I spoke briefly with Nvidia's Tom Petersen, the executive instrumental in the development of G-Sync...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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New mobile Radeon R5 M230, R9 M290X look similar to 8000M series
— 2:48 PM on January 7, 2014

At yesterday's press event, AMD announced three new mobile Radeons: the R5 M230, R7 M265, and R9 M290X. The company didn't disclose specifications at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce 332.21 WHQL drivers add SLI, 3D Vision profiles
— 12:38 PM on January 7, 2014

CES or not, it's business as usual for Nvidia's driver team this week. The team has just posted a new set of GeForce graphics drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Intel's Edison is a dual-core computer the size of an SD card
— 10:28 AM on January 7, 2014

At IDF in September, Intel revealed a tiny Quark processor that's one fifth the size of an Atom SoC. It quickly followed up...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Personal tech

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Gigabyte's Brix Pro mini PC has quad-core Haswell with GT3e graphics
— 6:00 AM on January 7, 2014

Remember the Iris Pro-equipped small-form-factor rig Gigabyte showed off at IDF in September? Well, the Brix Pro is finally ready for prime time, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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AMD could counter Nvidia's G-Sync with simpler, free sync tech
— 11:50 PM on January 6, 2014

CES — During an impromptu meeting in a hotel ballroom this morning, I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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AMD sheds more light on Kaveri, announces new mobile Radeons
— 7:46 PM on January 6, 2014

During a pre-CES press conference this evening, AMD revealed more details about its upcoming Kaveri APU. The company also provided an update on Beema and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Former Motorola Mobility chief named new GloFo CEO
— 6:54 PM on January 6, 2014

GlobalFoundries is under new leadership. Earlier this afternoon, the semiconductor foundry firm announced that Sanjay Jha had replaced Ajit Manocha as its Chief Executive...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Nvidia's Tegra K1 SoC has Denver CPU cores, Kepler graphics
— 12:48 AM on January 6, 2014

In early 2011, during a CES press event, Nvidia revealed its Project Denver CPU initiative. On Sunday evening, at another CES press conference, the...

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

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Real World Tech analyzes Knights Landing rumors
— 4:10 PM on January 3, 2014

Intel has revealed relatively few details about Knights Landing, the next-gen processor set to join the Xeon Phi family. This massively parallel chip is designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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CPU upgrade boosts Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 tablet
— 6:00 AM on January 3, 2014

Microsoft's Surface 2 Pro tablet has gotten a little bit faster. The 10.6" Windows 8.1 slate debuted with a Core i5-4200U processor, but the units...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel releases extensive Haswell graphics documentation
— 6:00 AM on December 31, 2013

Intel has released a boatload of hardware documentation for Haswell's integrated graphics....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Battlefield 4's Mantle patch delayed until January
— 12:18 PM on December 30, 2013

Battlefield 4 is the first game scheduled to take advantage of AMD's close-to-the-metal Mantle API. A Mantle-optimized BF4 patch was slated to come out...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Deal of the week: Hardware and Steam bargains
— 4:33 PM on December 27, 2013

This week in our bargain-hunting post, we have a mix of hardware deals and some the hottest games from Valve's ongoing Steam Holiday Sale....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Gaming

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MSI's 'Gaming 4G' R9 290-series Radeons have dual fans, higher clocks
— 6:00 AM on December 27, 2013

If you look for Radeon R9 290 and R9 290X cards at Newegg today, chances are you'll see offerings with reference coolers. The more time...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Report: Haswell-E slated for Q3'14 release
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

In September, Intel refreshed its high-end desktop platform with Ivy Bridge-E. This chip is a modest upgrade over its Sandy Bridge-E predecessor, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Winner selected in Diamond Radeon R9 280X giveaway
— 11:55 AM on December 24, 2013

We have a winner in our Diamond Radeon R9 280X giveaway. Congratulations, John L'Abate. You've won a Diamond R9280XD53GXOC graphics card...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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