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Qualcomm taps Samsung's 10-nm process for its Snapdragon 835
— 8:45 AM on November 17, 2016

Qualcomm and Samsung announced this morning that the next "premium" Snapdragon SoC, the Snapdragon 835, is already in production on Samsung's 10-nm FinFET...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Nvidia 375.86 drivers leave some cards' RAM stuck in first gear
— 11:05 AM on November 16, 2016

The new driver for GeForce graphics cards only dropped yesterday, but users on the official forums at geforce.com are already reporting major issues....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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GeForce 375.86 drivers are ready for Steep slopes
— 11:48 AM on November 15, 2016

Another couple of game launches, another GeForce driver release. This time around, Nvidia is serving up GeForce drivers version 375.86. The new package is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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AMD Radeon Open Compute Platform hits version 1.3
— 11:43 AM on November 14, 2016

A year ago at the intuitively-named SC15 supercomputing conference, AMD announced its intention to improve its software stack for high-performance computing. The name of that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Report: unlocked Kaby Lake Core i3 CPU may be on the way
— 12:00 AM on November 14, 2016

Intel has historically been at best ambivalent when it comes to allowing overclocking of its low-end and mid-range CPUs. The golden days of Celeron 300A...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Radeon Software 16.11.3 is ready for Dishonored 2
— 10:00 AM on November 10, 2016

If you've got a Radeon and are of a mind to engage in some of the ol' sneaky-stabby-shooty, you may want to pause your...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Youtube now lets users watch cat videos in glorious HDR
— 2:51 PM on November 7, 2016

Youtube announced support for streaming HDR video in its blog today, along with a short playlist of sample videos. The streaming site supports...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet

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Futuremark VRMark helps PCs prove their VR mettle
— 1:00 PM on November 3, 2016

High-end PC VR headsets require substantial computing horsepower to deliver immersive experiences, even after Oculus and Valve introduced technologies aimed at reducing VR's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Samsung shows off refinements to 14-nm and 10-nm process nodes
— 12:00 PM on November 3, 2016

As process nodes become smaller and smaller, chip manufacturers have to work harder to squeeze performance and power savings out of each step. To wit,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Miscellaneous

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Nvidia 375.76 hotfix driver addresses flickering and video artifacts
— 10:00 AM on November 3, 2016

It doesn't come with a long list of changes, but Nvidia released a new hotfix display driver for its GeForce family of graphics cards,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Microsoft ends OEM sales of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1
— 2:57 PM on November 1, 2016

Microsoft is really serious about the adoption of Windows 10. The company has used free upgrade promotions and obtrusive advertisements built into Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Researchers work their way around multi-core software bottlenecks
— 10:00 AM on November 1, 2016

Multi-core processors have become ubiquitous, but it took some time for the software industry to start taking advantage of their capabilities. According to the Institute...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct drops the baseplate
— 1:24 PM on October 31, 2016

Thermalright is releasing a "heatpipe direct touch" version of its True Spirit 140 heatsink, aptly named the True Spirit 140 Direct. Like the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Intel reveals Kaby Lake desktop CPU and chipset lineups
— 12:06 PM on October 31, 2016

The specs for the desktop versions of Intel's "Kaby Lake" CPUs have leaked onto the internet, thanks to an Intel-provided PDF intended for manufacturing...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Gigabyte lets loose a flurry of BIOS updates with Kaby Lake support
— 3:42 PM on October 28, 2016

And then there were none. On the heels of Asus and MSI, Gigabyte has now announced BIOS updates for its existing LGA...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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GeForce 375.70 drivers gear up for a raft of triple-A titles
— 9:40 AM on October 28, 2016

Just a few days have passed since the most recent Nvidia Game Ready GeForce driver update, and the company is already following that release...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia licenses Rambus' DPA tech for side-channel data leak prevention
— 4:24 PM on October 24, 2016

Most gerbils are familiar with the Rambus name from the ill-fated RDRAM popular back in the Pentium 4 days. Although the company appeared to vanish...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Radeon 16.10.2 drivers add support for October's big games
— 5:01 PM on October 20, 2016

The next couple weeks of gaming are packed with a Great War, a bunch of Titans, and the rise and fall of entire civilizations. Battlefield...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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