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Portal 2 puzzle creator coming on May 8
— 6:00 AM on April 27, 2012

You know those Portal 2 authoring tools we told you about in October? Well, they're finally on the way. Valve calls them the "Perpetual...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: Cases, memory, and power
— 6:05 PM on April 26, 2012

This week in our rundown of miscellaneous release announcements, we're looking at new gear from Cooler Master, G.Skill, and Rosewill: Cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Memory

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Why is Ivy Bridge so hot and bothered?
— 2:47 PM on April 26, 2012

If you read our Ivy Bridge coverage carefully, you'll know that we observed some rather high temperatures when overclocking the Core i7-3770K. With...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 ripples with six display outputs
— 11:26 AM on April 26, 2012

With the GeForce GTX 680, Nvidia can finally drive a three-screen surround gaming setup with a single graphics card. However, Nvidia's surround implementation falls...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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EA showcases next Battlefield 3 expansion
— 9:55 AM on April 26, 2012

Battlefield 3 was exactly six months old yesterday, yet EA is still hard at work developing additional content for the game—bless them for that. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Mercury Research: AMD's CPU share grew last quarter
— 6:00 AM on April 26, 2012

Despite its not-so-impressive financial results, AMD apparently managed to snag some market share away from Intel last quarter. Mercury Research numbers quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on April 26, 2012

Eight is Enough EE|Times: Intel exec says fabless model 'collapsing' VR-Zone: AMD Korea leaks Trinity benchmarks in retail material? NordicHardware on AMD's

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tim Cook not convinced about tablet, notebook convergence
— 5:12 PM on April 25, 2012

With Windows 8 putting so much emphasis on touch input, it's almost a given that touch screens will start to permeate the PC market after...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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12.4 Catalysts tweak texture filtering
— 2:22 PM on April 25, 2012

Looks like AMD has finally eased up on pre-release drivers. This month's Catalyst 12.4 update has arrived alone, without any accompanying "preview" drivers to complicate...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Thermaltake covers high-end CPU cooler with 10-year warranty
— 12:09 PM on April 25, 2012

A decade is an eternity in the PC industry. Ten years ago, the Pentium 4 was trading blows with the Athlon XP, hard drives...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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More high-DPI and sunlight-friendly displays on the way
— 11:05 AM on April 25, 2012

Exciting things are happening in the world of display technology. Engadget China has seen next-generation Asus ultrabooks with 1080p IPS displays, confirming an...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Big SSD vendors squeezing out smaller fish
— 9:38 AM on April 25, 2012

The solid-state drive market is a harsh, unforgiving place for smaller vendors. Or, at least, would one think so after reading DigiTimes' latest piece. The...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Apple posts preposterous revenue, profit growth
— 6:00 AM on April 25, 2012

We've gotten used to record-breaking Apple results these past few years, but the company's latest financials really take the cake. Apple managed to practically...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on April 25, 2012

7 Up VR-Zone: Gigabyte's 3D BIOS UEFI makes Hackintoshing a breeze X-bit labs: Contract price on DRAM increases noticeably as Korean makers stop...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Google Drive becomes official
— 4:15 PM on April 24, 2012

I guess the rumors were right—this time. Google has officially taken the wraps off its Drive service, which promises 5GB of free cloud storage...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Adobe CS6 supports OpenCL acceleration
— 12:23 PM on April 24, 2012

Applications that support OpenCL are still relatively rare. The API is designed to allow software to tap graphics horsepower for general-purpose computing tasks. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Max Payne 3 to demand 35GB of storage
— 10:51 AM on April 24, 2012

Rockstar has released the official system requirements for Max Payne 3. Most of the specifications are standard fare. They call for at least...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows 8 Release Preview due early June
— 9:41 AM on April 24, 2012

Two months after the Consumer Preview, and seven months after the Developer Preview, Microsoft is getting ready to release a third preview build...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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