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PowerVR Wizard brings ray tracing to real-time graphics
— 12:52 PM on March 18, 2014

When we visited Imagination Technologies at CES, they were showing off some intriguing hardware that augments their GPUs in order to accelerate ray-traced rendering....

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

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Latest OpenGL ES spec adds GPU compute capabilities
— 11:10 AM on March 18, 2014

OpenGL may have fallen into some degree of disuse among PC game developers, but OpenGL ES is very much the graphics API of choice for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thief Mantle update, matching AMD Catalyst driver out today
— 9:12 AM on March 18, 2014

Eidos Montreal's Thief sequel was always supposed to have Mantle support, but it launched with DirectX rendering only. Today, that wrong is being righted...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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AMD could launch Hawaii-based FirePro card next week
— 11:30 AM on March 17, 2014

Oops. AMD appears to have inadvertently leaked the existence of a FirePro card based on its Hawaii GPU. Videocardz noticed that AMD's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers Workstations

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Somehow this translates into a dual-Hawaii card, right?
— 11:07 AM on March 13, 2014

So I just got a mysterious package originating from Toronto, from the offices of AMD's public relations firm. Inside was an envelope containing only this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce 800M series combines Maxwell, Kepler
— 11:00 AM on March 12, 2014

Spring is almost here, and yet again, Nvidia has marked the equinox (or just about) with a series of new mobile graphics processors. The GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Valve VR engineer moves on to Oculus
— 4:17 PM on March 11, 2014

We've known for some time that Valve is working on its own virtual-reality headset. Valve has also made no secret of its collaboration...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Gaming

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Linux gathers steam with CryEngine port, Valve's DX-to-GL translator
— 4:14 PM on March 11, 2014

In the run-up to next week's Game Developers' Conference, we've gotten a couple of reminders that the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Operating systems

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Latest GeForce WHQL drivers add Titanfall support
— 9:23 AM on March 10, 2014

Titanfall comes out tomorrow in North America (and later this week elsewhere), and it so happens that Nvidia has posted some new GeForce drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Radeon R7 265 becomes available at $149, promptly sells out
— 9:29 AM on March 6, 2014

AMD announced the Radeon R7 265 in mid-February and said it should hit store shelves at the end of that month. Given the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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It's official: DirectX 12 to be unveiled at GDC
— 9:09 AM on March 6, 2014

There wasn't much doubt that some sort of major update to DirectX was coming after those GDC session abstracts were posted, but now it's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Beta Haswell, Ivy IGP driver adds Thief, Titanfall support
— 5:07 PM on March 4, 2014

GeForce and Radeon users aren't the only ones who get treated to beta drivers when new games come out. Intel offers that same service on...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Radeon HD 7950 gets second life as Radeon R9 280
— 7:01 AM on March 4, 2014

Yep, the parade of renamed video cards is still streaming by our office windows. The latest entrant is a notable name and familiar face that's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD supports potential DirectX update, will outline Mantle's future at GDC
— 4:49 PM on February 27, 2014

We reported yesterday about some recently posted session abstracts for the upcoming Game Developers Conference. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Mantle no more? GDC sessions point to the next DirectX
— 10:08 AM on February 26, 2014

AMD introduced its Mantle API in order to create a more efficient means of programming today's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Catalyst Beta 14.2 V1.3 drivers are optimized for Thief
— 10:48 AM on February 25, 2014

Radeon owners who want to play Thief should grab the latest graphics drivers from AMD. The new Catalyst 14.2 Beta V1.3 release has performance...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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New Intel drivers enable Quick Sync on some Pentium, Celeron chips
— 9:20 AM on February 25, 2014

Intel has released a new batch of graphics drivers, and there's a surprise in store for folks with Pentium and Celeron processors: some of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Thief won't support Mantle and TrueAudio until next month
— 4:18 PM on February 24, 2014

Thief comes out this week (tomorrow in North America, Thursday in Australia, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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