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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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Xigmatek Tyr SD1264B heatsink loses the love handles
— 1:00 PM on November 10, 2016

Xigmatek is announcing a new version of its 120-mm Tyr heatsink, designated the Tyr SD1264B. The redesign addresses long-standing complaints about overly large tower...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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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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Radeon Pro WX cards roll up their sleeves for a hard launch
— 12:04 PM on November 7, 2016

Two members of the trio of AMD Radeon Pro WX workstation graphics cards announced at Siggraph at the end of July will soon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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We have a winner in our Aimpad R5 giveaway
— 3:48 PM on November 4, 2016

All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately for me, that includes the time I've spent using the Aimpad R5 prototype. That's good...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices The Tech Report

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Alphacool Eispumpe VPP755 pumps new ideas into D5 design
— 12:36 PM on November 4, 2016

The German Wasserkühlung enthusiasts at Alphacool have introduced the VPP755 Eispumpe, the successor to their VP655 line of pumps. The new pump maintains the...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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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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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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Dell teases a Surface Studio competitor
— 2:01 PM on November 2, 2016

Microsoft made a splash last week with its creator-focused Surface Studio all-in-one desktop PC. Windows Central reports that Dell is throwing its hat...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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EVGA offers fixes for overheating GTX 1070 and 1080 cards
— 10:00 AM on November 2, 2016

Internet forums and rumor mill sites have been ablaze with chatter regarding overheating PWM circuits and memory chips on EVGA GeForce GTX 1070...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling

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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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Our Aimpad R5 review sample is still up for grabs
— 12:09 PM on November 1, 2016

We liked what we saw when we reviewed the prototype Aimpad R5 analog keyboard. Now we're giving it away to some lucky gerbil...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices The Tech Report

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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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Windows Store games are now playable offline with a bit of work
— 9:00 AM on November 1, 2016

While game services like Origin, Steam, and GOG allow for playing their games offline, Microsoft's Windows Store has lagged behind its competitors in this respect...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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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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Cuplex Kryos Next water block is heaven for control freaks
— 5:13 PM on October 28, 2016

Information about the operating conditions of one's PC is worthless unless it's easy to obtain and even easier to understand. That's the goal with Aqua...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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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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