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Asus and Sapphire offer digital pickaxes to crypto-miners
— 5:30 PM on June 26, 2017

Do you want a graphics card? Well, how do you feel about grossly over-paying for it? If your answer was "no thanks," you're out of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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SNES Classic will fix your nostalgia blues this September
— 1:30 PM on June 26, 2017

Most people will tell you that the original Nintendo Entertainment System revitalized the video game industry after it fell apart in 1983. It can...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Portions of the Windows Shared Source Kit leak out
— 10:09 AM on June 26, 2017

Microsoft started off this last weekend with an embarassing security snafu. The folks over at The Register reported that 32 TB of non-public data...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

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Steam 2017 Summer Sale, part deux
— 3:28 PM on June 23, 2017

Our post about the Steam sale yesterday ruffled some feathers. It seems fans of a few genres felt under-represented, so we're back again with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows Insider Build 16226 gives users a look at GPU utilization
— 9:00 AM on June 23, 2017

Microsoft's work on the Fall Creators Update continues apace, and new features are rolling out steadily to Windows Insiders. Most notably, Microsoft has added a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Steam's 2017 Summer Sale is downright hot
— 4:55 PM on June 22, 2017

Hold on to your butts, gerbils. It's time once again for the Steam Summer Sale. As usual, we've scoured the site's inventory for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Imagination Technologies hangs a "for sale" sign in its window
— 11:59 AM on June 22, 2017

When we last heard from Imagination Technologies, the company was preparing to sell off its MIPS and Ensigma businesses as it girded itself

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Vulkan is about to erupt in CryEngine 5.4
— 11:30 AM on June 22, 2017

All the attention lately has been on ultra-high-end graphics cards and expensive CPUs with cores for days, but work continues in the direction...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Douse Nvidia's finest with the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hydro Copper
— 4:30 PM on June 21, 2017

If you're going to the trouble of building a custom watercooling loop, you're probably building a pretty high-end system. Right now, if we're talking high-end...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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MSI packs thunder with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z
— 2:54 PM on June 21, 2017

MSI's set of Lightning-labeled gear is growing again this summer with the addition of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z. This beefy two-and-a-half-slot...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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FinalWire updates AIDA64 for Core X CPUs and the X299 platform
— 1:00 PM on June 21, 2017

FinalWire has updated its popular AIDA64 benchmarking and system monitoring tool for use with Intel's latest Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X desktop CPUs and...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box is a pre-packaged powerhouse
— 10:00 AM on June 21, 2017

External GPU docks haven't really hit the mainstream yet. There are a variety of reasons for this, but among them could be the hassle, size,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD proudly reveals the Vega-powered Instinct MI25 accelerator
— 9:00 AM on June 21, 2017

Late last year, AMD let us peek behind the curtain at its upcoming Radeon Instinct compute accelerators and Radeon Open Compute platform (ROCm). These...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Aorus GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce is ready for the summer
— 9:00 AM on June 20, 2017

The Aorus GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition is a great piece of hardware, there's no doubt about it. If you're running an open-loop liquid-cooled...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Crytek's Hunt: Showdown is tense, dark, and gorgeous
— 5:16 PM on June 19, 2017

Not that long ago, Crytek was in the news for unfortunate reasons. Things are probably looking up at the German developer's offices, though. At...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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MSI makes its X299 motherboards appealing with a free Corsair H75
— 4:50 PM on June 19, 2017

The two first words in "high end desktop platform" mean that buyers need to bring wallets stuffed with greenbacks in order to buy a ticket...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Cooling

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Varjo tries to bring vision-quality VR out of the shadows
— 3:18 PM on June 19, 2017

Virtual reality headsets are interesting fare, but a number of challenges remain in the march towards making them useful for many applications. Finnish outfit...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Velocity Micro offers up turn-key Core X systems
— 11:32 AM on June 19, 2017

Intel's imminent Core-X CPUs and X299 chipset look ready to be bring a whole new level of performance for gaming and workstation tasks. Gerbils...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Workstations

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