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Poll: Do you buy games via online services?
— 1:06 PM on February 9, 2011

Valve is projected to have raked in a cool $1 billion via its Steam content delivery service last year. We're fans of Steam,...

Poll Question: • Do you purchase most of your PC games via online services?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: Which mid-range graphics card would you buy?
— 12:15 PM on October 27, 2010

After a brief reprieve, our weekly poll returns with a vengeance. With our review of AMD's new Radeon 6850 and 6870 graphics cards...

Poll Question: • Which mid-range graphics card would you buy?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Poll: Your most anticipated PC game
— 12:17 PM on October 13, 2010

Each holiday season, a torrent of new PC games floods the market. This year is no different, although publishers seem to be spacing things...

Poll Question: • Most anticipated PC game?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: Do you play FPS games on consoles or the PC?
— 11:33 AM on September 22, 2010

In this week's installment of Executives Say the Darndest Things, Xbox Kinect creator Kudo Tsunoda surprisingly claimed that "hardly anyone plays first person shooters...

Poll Question: • I play first-person shooters primarily on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: The cost of your next graphics upgrade
— 12:52 PM on September 15, 2010

Rumors suggest that AMD will soon refresh its Radeon HD 5000 series. Nvidia has also been hard at work extending its Fermi architecture down...

Poll Question: • How much will your next graphics upgrade cost?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD jettisons ATI brand name, makes Radeon its own
— 11:00 PM on August 29, 2010

Yep, the rumors are true.  AMD does indeed intend to do away with the ATI name, eliminating the "ATI Radeon" co-branding the company has steadfastly...

Poll Question: • Getting rid of the ATI brand is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Poll: Your last graphics card upgrade
— 12:37 PM on March 10, 2010

These days, consoles pretty much set the standard for the level of detail in games. Oh sure, some ports or cross-platform titles might give PC...

Poll Question: • When was your last graphics card upgrade?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Poll: What will be the best PC game of the season?
— 4:24 PM on November 10, 2009

It's that time of year again. Days are shorter, the weather is colder, folks are putting up decorations and prepping for the holiday shopping rush,...

Poll Question: • What will be the best PC game of the season?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: What are you most looking forward to?
— 5:38 PM on July 29, 2009

Looking at the latest roadmaps, both official and not, it's hard to be indifferent about the wave of shiny new products coming this year. We...

Poll Question: • What are you most looking forward to?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Windows

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Poll: Your take on Nvidia's mobile GPU branding
— 5:28 PM on March 3, 2009

If you didn't know any better, you might think Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 280M and 260M graphics processors were mobile versions of the similarly...

Poll Question: • Renaming the G92 GPU as a mobile GeForce GTX 280M is:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Poll: What's the best PC game of 2008?
— 2:10 PM on December 22, 2008

Say what you will about the latest AMD and Nvidia graphics cards; most folks use them for the same purpose: playing games. With the year...

Poll Question: • What's the best PC game of 2008?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: Which PC game are you most looking forward to this year?
— 2:08 PM on September 9, 2008

In case you haven't noticed, there's a boatload of new games heading to PCs and consoles before the end of this year. From Bethesda's

Poll Question: • Which PC game are you most looking forward to this year?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Well, so much for the GPU failure poll
— 3:05 PM on August 14, 2008

I thought we might gather some useful information about the failure rates for Nvidia GPUs after all of the recent brouhaha over the known problems...

Poll Question: • Stuffing the ballot box is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Are Nvidia G92 and G94 parts failing, too?
— 10:56 AM on August 12, 2008

Charlie over at the Inquirer hasn't been on the best of terms with Nvidia for, oh, at least a year or so, it seems.  So...

Poll Question: • Has an Nvidia G84/G86/G92/G94 failed on you?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Poll: What's the best new graphics card?
— 1:54 PM on June 26, 2008

Over the past week and a half, Nvidia and AMD have almost completely reshaped the graphics card market from $199 up. We've carefully tested...

Poll Question: • What's the best new graphics card?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Poll: Do you play games on your PC?
— 12:45 PM on May 23, 2008

With a war raging right now between the proponents and detractors of the PC as a gaming platform, we thought we'd poll our trusty...

Poll Question: • Do you play games on your PC?

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: Who will be the top discrete GPU maker in 2012?
— 5:14 PM on April 15, 2008

Graphics are a hot topic among hardware makers lately. Intel is planning a new discrete graphics processor, both AMD and Intel want to squeeze...

Poll Question: • Who will be the top discrete graphics supplier in 2012?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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The TR Hardware Survey: What's in your main PC?
— 9:10 AM on February 15, 2008

We're unveiling a new feature today, the TR Hardware Survey. As its name suggests, this feature's goal is to give both us and you, the...

Poll Questions: • Processor • Graphics processor • How much did your graphics card cost at the time of purchase? • Chipset • Motherboard brand • Memory size • Total internal hard drive storage capacity • Primary optical drive type • Sound card • Number of displays • Main display type • Main display size • Main display aspect ratio • Main display resolution • Primary operating system

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Displays Memory Operating systems

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