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Report: Early Ryzen benchmarks show promise
— 9:08 AM on December 27, 2016

The AMD-provided benchmarks for the company's upcoming Ryzen CPUs have painted the chips in a very favorable light indeed. Wiser heads know to wait...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Phoronix compares 31 graphics cards' OpenGL chops in Linux
— 2:36 PM on December 22, 2016

Michael Larabel over at Phoronix keeps plugging away at testing the performance of PC hardware under Linux, and he's presented the open-source community with quite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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GeForce drivers hotfix 376.48 finally furnishes folding fix
— 9:00 AM on December 22, 2016

Stanford University's Folding@Home client has been broken on GeForces since the release of the 373.06 drivers back on October 6, forcing fans of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Dell tips off mobile GTX 1050 with XPS 15 leak
— 10:18 AM on December 21, 2016

Someone over in Dell's marketing department let the cat out of the bag a little early, then tried to stuff if back in. According...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Radeon Software 16.12.2 smooths some wrinkles
— 3:39 PM on December 20, 2016

The first update to AMD's Radeon ReLive software is here, in the form of the recently-released version 16.12.2. This new version can be described...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Gigabyte GTX 1080 Rock Edition goes back to the basics
— 12:00 PM on December 20, 2016

Graphics card manufacturers might be sensing a developing retro craze in video cards. About a month ago, we reported on an Asus GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Popping the top on Core i7-7700Ks could lead to big load temp decreases
— 9:00 AM on December 20, 2016

It seems Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake processors will continue the tradition of using thermal compound rather than solder or liquid metal under the integrated heatspreader....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Nintendo Switch CPU and GPU clocks leak
— 12:29 PM on December 19, 2016

Nintendo first showed its upcoming Switch console back in October, but provided little technical information beyond confirming the rumors that the machine would carry...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Computer Base tests DX12's mettle in The Division
— 10:47 AM on December 19, 2016

Microsoft's DirectX 12 API gets more popular every day. The latest AAA title to add support for Redmond's low-level graphics API is Ubisoft's The Division....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Report: Microsoft details specs for upcoming VR headsets
— 9:28 AM on December 19, 2016

It's no secret that Microsoft has ambitions to lower the barrier to entry for PC VR experiences through reduced PC hardware requirements and

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Colorful's latest GTX 1070 lives up to its name
— 4:37 PM on December 16, 2016

Colorful isn't a company known for having a design department that follows Dieter Rams' school of thought. But perhaps the graphics card maker is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

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Deals of the week: mobos, a cheap Fury X, and more
— 12:10 PM on December 16, 2016

Howdy, gerbils! We're a little over a week away from Christmas, and you know what that means. Shopping rushes, the smell of eggnog all around,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Miscellaneous

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MSI jumps into the display market with its G27C curved monitor
— 11:39 AM on December 16, 2016

MSI has taken the short jump from selling laptops and all-in-one machines to selling stand-alone monitors. The company's Optix G27C is a 27" 1920x1080...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Unity engine adds Vulkan support for a big performance boost
— 11:22 AM on December 15, 2016

The latest beta of the Unity game engine is now available. Version 5.6 packs some interesting goodies: support for the Vulkan API and Google...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Asus ROG XG Station 2 is ready to spread its wings
— 9:52 AM on December 15, 2016

Asus has been toying with the concept of external boxes for desktop graphics cards for laptops for a long time. The company has been...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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GeForce 376.33 drivers offer extra security to gamers
— 12:41 PM on December 14, 2016

Nvidia's driver team has a fresh new release, but it doesn't include the usual grab-bag of optimizations and features. Instead, the GeForce 376.33 drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Oculus splits into PC and mobile VR groups
— 9:12 AM on December 14, 2016

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe has been with the company since its inception, having launched its original Kickstarter project alongside co-founder Palmer Luckey back in 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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AMD crests Summit Ridge with Ryzen CPUs
— 3:00 PM on December 13, 2016

AMD's Zen CPUs for the desktop, formerly code-named Summit Ridge, now have an official name: Ryzen. Along with the new name, AMD demonstrated the performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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