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Kaby Lake Pentiums and Celerons won't support Optane Memory
— 3:05 PM on March 30, 2017

When Intel's Optane Memory technology launched this week, we overlooked a critical requirement for the platform. Despite seeming ideal for speeding up budget-friendly systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Aorus gives its GTX 1070 the triple-fan treatment
— 1:30 PM on March 30, 2017

Just a couple days ago, Gigabyte introduced us to its Aorus take on the recently-revealed GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. That card is nice, but...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New game and BIOS updates promise to boost Ryzen performance
— 12:30 PM on March 30, 2017

The value proposition of AMD's Ryzen 7 lineup of eight-core processors in highly-threaded workloads is pretty clear-cut. It's harder to say the same about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Gaming

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Intel defends its process-technology leadership at 14nm and 10nm
— 10:00 AM on March 30, 2017

As process sizes grow smaller and smaller, Intel believes that the true characteristics of those technology advances are being clouded by an over-reliance on a...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Asus GTX 1080 and 1060 cards with faster RAM go the extra mile
— 4:00 PM on March 29, 2017

While Nvidia announced the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti at GDC, it said that it would allow companies like MSI and Gigabyte to build...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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SiSoft Sandra Platinum 2017 is ready for Ryzen
— 9:00 AM on March 29, 2017

In our recent review of AMD's Ryzen 7 CPUs, we ran into some limitations with our usual suite of synthetic CPU benchmarks. Neither SiSoft...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Intel lets loose Kaby Lake-based Xeon E3 v6 processors
— 4:58 PM on March 28, 2017

We love our Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs around here, particularly when it comes to gaming, but not everyone has time for such frivolity....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Razer Blade Pro swims in the deep end of Kaby Lake
— 12:30 PM on March 28, 2017

Just six months after introducing the pretty awesome Blade Pro 17.3" gaming laptop, Razer is updating it with an Intel seventh-generation Core i7-7820HK...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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MSI spills the beans on its cadre of custom GTX 1080 Ti cards
— 10:00 AM on March 28, 2017

A few weeks back, MSI was teasing a Gaming X version of Nvidia's best-on-the-block GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. Last week we spread the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Gigabyte shows off a trio of GeForce GTX 1080 Tis
— 5:35 PM on March 27, 2017

The custom-cooled GTX 1080 Ti onslaught rolls on. Today's teaser comes from Gigabyte, who tweeted about a trio of 1080 Ti cards bearing both...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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MSI GTX 1080 Ti Armor 11G is the first custom card on e-tail shelves
— 3:44 PM on March 24, 2017

We've been getting teased by Nvidia board partners for what feels like weeks regarding their custom versions of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Deals of the week: an RX 480 4GB for $150 and more
— 10:57 AM on March 24, 2017

How fare thee, kind gerbil? Have you meditated on that upgrade you've been putting off for the better part of six months now? Are the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Storage

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EVGA readies a Hybrid Waterblock for Nvidia GP102 cards
— 9:05 AM on March 24, 2017

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is the fastest graphics card we've tested. For some, its performance is just a jumping-off point. Getting those last...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Gaming

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Elgato Stream Deck lets streamers play news desk
— 4:30 PM on March 23, 2017

Elgato's just-announced Stream Deck puts the tactile macro buttons seen in use by news production crews into the hands of streamers. The deck seems...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Displays Input devices Gaming Networking

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AMD publishes patches for Vega support on Linux
— 4:00 PM on March 22, 2017

Phoronix reports that AMD just published 100 patches to the AMDGPU Linux kernel driver, adding support for the company's upcoming Vega GPUs. Just a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Linux-Unix

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MSI brings custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti cards by air and sea
— 2:30 PM on March 22, 2017

A little less than three weeks ago, MSI was teasing its Gaming X version of Nvidia's king-of-the-hill GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. If one...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Snapdragon 835 press event previews potent performance
— 12:43 PM on March 22, 2017

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 SoC is the company's next major revision of its flagship chip. The 835 is also the first high-performance SoC built...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Radeon 17.3.3 drivers improve Crossfire in Andromeda
— 9:00 AM on March 22, 2017

AMD's latest update to its Radeon drivers is ready for download, and this time around the update addresses issues in a specific configuration for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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