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ASRock joins the Skylake Xeon fun with two C232 mobos
— 10:51 AM on December 28, 2015

Some mobo makers recently announced consumer-oriented models based on Intel's C232 chipset support, and ASRock is joining in on the fun. The firm...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Biostar jumps on the locked-Skylake overclocking bandwagon
— 10:37 AM on December 23, 2015

ASRock isn't the only manufacturer allowing builders to overclock locked Skylake CPUs on its Z170 boards. Today, Biostar announced a BIOS update that enables this type...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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ITC rules Nvidia infringed three Samsung patents
— 9:17 AM on December 23, 2015

It's not been a good month for Nvidia when it comes to courts of law. After the US International Trade Commission determined Samsung didn't...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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AMD delays its dual-Fiji graphics card to the second quarter of 2016
— 1:50 PM on December 22, 2015

This summer, AMD's Lisa Su showed the world a dual-GPU Fiji card. That card, codenamed "Gemini," was apparently meant to have launched by the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Report: Samsung may begin producing chips for AMD in 2016
— 11:42 AM on December 22, 2015

According to Korean news site etnews, AMD has contracted with Samsung to fabricate chips on the Korean company's 14-nm FinFET process. The site reports...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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New GeForce drivers cure high idle clock speeds with 144Hz monitors
— 9:52 AM on December 22, 2015

Nvidia has released an updated version of its Game Ready drivers: version 361.43. These WHQL-certified drivers now support the GameWorks VR 1.1 SDK, which...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Asus' E3 Pro Gaming V5 mobo lets Xeons get their game on
— 7:28 PM on December 21, 2015

If you want to fuel your productivity with a Xeon E3-1200 v5 processor without also sacrificing your gaming thrills, Asus has a Christmas gift...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Khronos Group delays Vulkan 1.0 release
— 2:40 PM on December 21, 2015

The Khronos Group will not release its Vulkan graphics API this year. While the specification is complete, according to a recent press release, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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MSI unveils two workstation motherboards for Skylake Xeons
— 11:10 AM on December 18, 2015

It’s always such a hassle when Santa puts a workstation processor in my Christmas stocking without leaving an appropriate motherboard under the tree. MSI is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 comes WHQL-certified
— 8:28 AM on December 18, 2015

AMD has given us a little gift ahead of the holidays next week. Radeon Software Crimson Edition version 15.12 is out now, and this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia's latest GeForce Experience beta makes it easier to share
— 8:55 AM on December 17, 2015

Many games are nothing if not a social experience, and Nvidia’s latest beta update for its Geforce Experience platform could make it easier to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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ITC declines Nvidia's appeal in Samsung patent-infringement case
— 3:49 PM on December 16, 2015

The United States International Trade Commission has denied Nvidia's request for a decision review regarding the company's ongoing patent spat with Samsung. Nvidia was hoping...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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ASRock turns on Z170 overclocking for locked Skylake CPUs
— 10:29 AM on December 15, 2015

A couple days back, we covered some rumors about the possibility that locked Intel Skylake CPUs could be overclockable after all. That day is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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GPUOpen initiative gives devs the keys to AMD's graphics black boxes
— 8:17 AM on December 15, 2015

A couple weeks ago at AMD's Radeon Technologies Group Tech Summit, Nick Thibieroz, senior manager of ISV engineering for the division, told us about what...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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AMD board partners begin selling 4GB Radeon R9 390s in China
— 8:21 AM on December 14, 2015

When AMD debuted its Radeon R9 300-series cards, one of the major draws of the range-topping, Hawaii-powered R9 390 and R9 390X was the 8GB...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Preview round-up: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC
— 4:21 PM on December 10, 2015

Qualcomm's fortune with its Snapdragon 810 SoC wasn't the best. This powerful chip, used in several manufacturers' flagship phones, was prone to overheating and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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EVE: Valkyrie will be bundled with Oculus Rift preorders next year
— 1:09 PM on December 10, 2015

Multiplayer space-combat VR sim EVE: Valkyrie has made believers of many a show attendee this year. This guy couldn't even formulate a coherent sentence about...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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HTC Vive's release date gets delayed to next April
— 12:50 PM on December 9, 2015

Valve and HTC's joint effort to bring virtual reality gaming into the mainstream has hit another snag. The HTC Vive's intially-promised first-quarter availability timeframe...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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