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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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Project Christine is Razer's modular PC concept
— 9:39 AM on January 8, 2014

We've seen a lot of interesting concepts from Razer over the years, but this one may take the cake. At CES this week, the company...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems

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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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Valve outlines specs, prices for retail Steam machines
— 10:33 AM on January 7, 2014

Commercial Steam machines aren't due out until the second half of this year, and their manufacturers are, for the most part, tight-lipped about specs and...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Zotac's Zbox nano ID67 is tiny, has Haswell inside
— 9:24 AM on January 7, 2014

That Steam machine prototype wasn't the only Zbox in Zotac's bag of CES goodies. Earlier this morning, the company also announced the Zbox nano...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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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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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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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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'Secret base' PC mod is the most detailed I've seen
— 10:02 AM on December 26, 2013

I've seen a lot of PC mods over the years, but none quite like this one. Japanese designer Hiroto Ikeuchi has put together a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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