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Rumor: AMD Ryzen CPU lineup leaks with six-core models in tow
— 12:36 PM on February 6, 2017

The internet is ablaze with rumors of a leaked lineup of AMD's hotly-anticipated Ryzen CPUs. The leak in question first originated

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Acer XR382CQK gets ahead of the FreeSync curve
— 3:30 PM on February 2, 2017

Once you get used to all the real estate offered by a big, high-resolution screen, it's tough to go back—especially for gaming. You can only...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Poll: How are Kaby Lake and Ryzen shaping your PC-building plans?
— 8:52 AM on February 2, 2017

Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs are out now, and AMD's Ryzen CPUs are slated for a first-quarter release. With those winds of change blowing, we figure...

Poll Question: • How are Kaby Lake and Ryzen shaping your PC-building plans?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Cortana on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?
— 11:30 AM on February 1, 2017

The "magic mirror," arguably the hottest Raspberry Pi project of 2015, is now coming to Windows users without a wood shop at their disposal...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Windows

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AOC trims the bezels on its Q2781PQ monitor
— 10:00 AM on February 1, 2017

Is this the year of the disappearing bezel? Smartphone and notebook manufacturers alike have been pursuing designs that minimize bezels, hoping to focus our attention...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AMD just misses breaking even in the fourth quarter of 2016
— 4:23 PM on January 31, 2017

AMD's fourth-quarter 2016 financials are in. The company reported $1.1 billion in revenue, up 15% year-over-year, and it held operating losses to just $3 million,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Windows Cloud may be Microsoft's answer to Chromebooks
— 9:02 AM on January 31, 2017

Microsoft has been waging a war against Chromebooks on a number of fronts, including reducing the price of OEM Windows licenses on machines with...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Print your own Kaby Lake CPU delidding tool
— 12:00 PM on January 30, 2017

Delidding Intel CPUs is a somewhat dangerous task with meager benefits for most users. Traditionally, the process required pliers, a vise, a blade, a little...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Haswell IGPs get their last driver update for Windows 7 and 8.1
— 9:15 AM on January 30, 2017

All good things must come to an end. In turn, all outdated software meets its maker in the grand scheme of things. The terminus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Windows

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Wine project spills out a 2.0 release
— 2:17 PM on January 27, 2017

Advances in virtualization technology and web applications coupled with ever-rising memory and storage capacities have progressively turned the stage lights away from Wine, a software...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Mac Linux-Unix

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Deals of the week: tons o' graphics cards, a fast monitor, and RAM
— 11:27 AM on January 27, 2017

Behold, gerbils! Welcome to the magic show of El Dealino, the Mexican wizard known throughout lands far and wide. He is able to pull incredibly...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Displays Memory Input devices

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Intel's fourth-quarter earnings close 2016 on a high note
— 4:07 PM on January 26, 2017

Intel closed out its 2016 books today, and the results are rosy. The company posted $16.4 billion in revenue for the last quarter of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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BenQ EW2770QZ display keeps its temperature under control
— 1:44 PM on January 26, 2017

We're really quite spoiled for choice these days when buying monitors. Gaming monitors that refresh at 240Hz, ultra-high-definition displays that can reproduce over a...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Windows 10 Game Mode will prioritize games for smoother play
— 4:49 PM on January 25, 2017

Remember that "Game Mode" feature that Twitter user WalkingCat found in Windows 10 build 14997? When we first heard about it, we were left...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Microsoft releases open-source DirectX Shader Compiler
— 9:02 AM on January 25, 2017

At GDC last year, Microsoft pulled back the curtain on the graphics technologies coming with Shader Model 6.0. As it turns out, the company...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software Windows

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Agon AG352UCG serves up curved G-Sync gaming at 100Hz
— 4:00 PM on January 24, 2017

I've said many times before that the monitor is the most oft-neglected part of an enthusiast PC build. Folks who've just built a murder machine...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Deals of the week: high-powered graphics cards, monitors, and more
— 12:00 PM on January 20, 2017

At last, gerbils. 'Tis Friday, and you know what that means. The cream of the crop, the bee's knees, the sweetest juice from the landscape...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Miscellaneous Displays

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Microsoft releases Pix DX12 tuning and debugging tool for Windows
— 10:00 AM on January 20, 2017

For three generations of Xbox consoles, game developers have used Microsoft's Pix tool for graphics performance tuning and debugging. Microsoft says that developers looking to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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