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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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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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13 hardware vendors working on Steam machines
— 8:02 PM on January 6, 2014

Valve just wrapped up what has to be one of the shortest CES press conferences on record. Just seven minutes after taking the floor...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Zotac shows tiny Steam machine prototype
— 8:00 PM on January 6, 2014

Valve and its partners showed some of the first commercial Steam machines at CES this week. One of the systems on display hails from...

Type: News story Tags: Systems 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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Philips intros 4K and G-Sync monitors
— 10:20 AM on January 6, 2014

Philips has revealed a pair of intriguing PC monitors just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show. One has a 4K resolution, while the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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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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Attack disrupts access to Steam and Origin game services
— 9:27 AM on January 3, 2014

Online distribution systems have made video games much more convenient to purchase. However, they also create an external target for malicious folks to attack. Overnight,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Steam sale concludes with encore blockbuster discounts
— 1:08 PM on January 2, 2014

Steam's holiday sale is wrapping up. The discount bonanza comes to a close with a selection of the most popular deals from the past...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steam's daily deals include Grid 2, Half-Life 2, Mark of the Ninja
— 12:41 PM on December 31, 2013

Only a few days remain in Steam's holiday sale. Here's the latest batch of daily deals: Half-Life 2 is 75% off...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Steam daily deals include Alan Wake for $3, GTA:IV for $5
— 4:49 PM on December 30, 2013

I think I have Steam fatigue. Valve's ongoing holiday sale has delivered another round of daily deals, but nothing's really jumping out at me....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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