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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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Nvidia and Valve team up for a bundle of free VR games
— 4:30 PM on December 12, 2016

Gerbils, we bring good tidings. Let's say you have plans to buy an HTC Vive. Assuming you do, and that you're also going to buy...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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We retested Radeon Chill and came away intrigued
— 3:53 PM on December 12, 2016

If you didn't read our recent overview of AMD's recent Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition software release, you may have missed our look at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Certain Radeon RX 460s may hold unlockable shader and texture units
— 9:45 AM on December 12, 2016

Folks willing to try their luck have long had success "unlocking" the full-fat forms of certain AMD chips. The Phenom II X3 720 is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Report: TSMC lays the groundwork for a 5-nm and 3-nm foundry
— 9:28 AM on December 12, 2016

The chip-making world may be gearing up for 10-nm chip manufacturing processes, but according to a report by the Nikkei Asian Review, contract...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD opens up machine learning with Radeon Instinct
— 8:00 AM on December 12, 2016

Thus far, Nvidia has enjoyed a dominant position in the burgeoning world of machine learning with its Tesla accelerators and CUDA software platforms. AMD thinks...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Qualcomm readies up 48-core Centriq 2400 ARM server chip
— 12:51 PM on December 9, 2016

Maybe 2017 will be the year that ARM servers finally become a thing. After demoing a 24-core server chip a little more than a...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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AMD and Intel join forces for a bundle of hardware and games
— 10:00 AM on December 9, 2016

Rumors of an allegiance between AMD and rival Intel concerning a future combination of the blue team's CPU technology and the red team's GCN graphics...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Global VR Association hits the road with Sony and Samsung in tow
— 12:00 PM on December 8, 2016

We reported on the founding of the Khronos VR Standards Initiative just yesterday. The big players in the PC VR space are present in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition: an overview
— 8:00 AM on December 8, 2016

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is AMD's latest major annual driver release. Though its headline feature, ReLive, promises to be a boon for Radeon owners...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Software

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Khronos Group unites VR industry leaders for a standards initiative
— 9:00 AM on December 7, 2016

It's no secret that the world of virtual reality is fragmented. This fragmentation requires developers to port and customize their software for multiple devices, a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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WD unveils a raft of HGST enterprise storage products
— 2:30 PM on December 6, 2016

Western Digital unveiled a raft of HGST-branded enterprise storage products today, including a range of NVMe PCIe drives, high-capacity 2.5" SAS SSDs, and 3.5"...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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GeForce 376.19 drivers bring Oculus Touch support
— 9:00 AM on December 6, 2016

Nvidia's latest GeForce Game Ready driver is out, bringing along game optimizations and a few bug fixes with it. While most driver updates these days...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Micron 5100-series SSDs make speedy datacenter storage cheaper
— 4:34 PM on December 5, 2016

Being one of the world's leading NAND flash manufacturers, one could say that Micron would like nothing more than to see hard drives go away....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Deals of the week: laptops and a mixed bag of goodies
— 12:02 PM on December 2, 2016

Greetings, fellow gerbils. I know, I know, your credit cards are beaten, bruised, and broken from all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. And...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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