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We threw a Minecraft party to test Samsung's Gear VR headset
— 1:06 PM on July 22, 2016

To see how mobile VR plays in the real world, we gave a dozen kids a a Samsung Galaxy S6, a Gear VR headset, a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 480 hot-rods Polaris 10
— 8:47 AM on July 22, 2016

Sapphire officially took the wraps off its long-awaited take on the Radeon RX 480 this morning. The Nitro+ Radeon RX 480 puts a beefy...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia unveils a Pascal-powered Titan X with 11 TFLOPS on tap
— 10:11 PM on July 21, 2016

Nvidia unveiled the Pascal-powered version of its Titan X uber-card this evening. The new card features 3584 stream processors running at 1417MHz base and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia harnesses eye-tracking to improve VR rendering efficiency
— 4:41 PM on July 21, 2016

Talk to any forward-looking engineer at AMD or Nvidia about VR, and they'll tell you that producing life-like scenes is going to require new approaches...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card reviewed
— 2:52 PM on July 21, 2016

Nvidia's second Pascal graphics card, the GeForce GTX 1070, aims to set a new bar for graphics performance in the $379-and-up price range. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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PowerColor chills the underworld with a triple-fan Devil RX 480
— 12:23 PM on July 21, 2016

PowerColor introduced its take on the Polaris-packing RX 480 today with a press release heralding the Red Devil RX 480. PowerColor's take on...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 gets WHQL certification
— 1:56 PM on July 20, 2016

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2, AMD's most recent graphics driver, gained WHQL certification today. This driver actually released on July 12 and was marked as a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Poll: Are you planning to upgrade to a GTX 1060 or RX 480?
— 9:06 AM on July 20, 2016

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 is available now, and it's joining a heated battle with AMD's Radeon RX 480 in the $200-$250 price range....

Poll Question: • Are you planning to upgrade to a GTX 1060 or RX 480?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Review roundup: GTX 1060 impresses at its price point
— 1:27 PM on July 19, 2016

Greetings, fellow gerbils. Welcome to today's episode of the 2016 Graphics Card Wars. Unless you've been living under Stonehenge, you're aware that the GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce GTX 1060 availability check: going like hotcakes
— 11:39 AM on July 19, 2016

It appears the green team wasn't content to let AMD own the midrange after all. Just two weeks after the launch of the Radeon RX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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A quick look at Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card
— 8:20 AM on July 19, 2016

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card is taking the fight to AMD's Radeon RX 480 at $249 and up. We take a quick look at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Opera set to sell core units to Chinese business for $600 million
— 3:36 PM on July 18, 2016

Opera Software, best known for its desktop and mobile browser, may soon become Chinese instead of Norwegian. The company is inking a $600...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Pascal DisplayPorts make up with Vives after driver update
— 4:30 PM on July 15, 2016

Nvidia released a big driver update for several new VR applications earlier this week, but some small fixes got lost in the carnival festivities....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 480 takes flight in August
— 12:48 PM on July 15, 2016

The continual refrain ever since the Radeon RX 480's launch has been that the Polaris 10 GPU is solid, but prospective purchasers should wait...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Radeon RX 480 performance revisited with AMD's 16.7.1 driver
— 11:59 AM on July 15, 2016

AMD's Radeon RX 480 turned in great performance in our original review, but some sites discovered that the card drew a potentially troublesome amount of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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3DMark Time Spy benchmark puts DirectX 12 to the test
— 9:36 AM on July 15, 2016

3DMark Time Spy, the built-from-the-ground-up DirectX 12 graphics benchmark we talked about late last month, is now available from Futuremark. The benchmark was stealthily...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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