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Vulkan is about to erupt in Android
— 8:49 AM on August 11, 2015

Google has chosen Vulkan, the low-overhead variant of OpenGL, as the next-generation graphics API for Android. The company details the new API's benefits

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software

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PowerVR Vulkan demo delivers lots of gnomes per second
— 5:36 PM on August 10, 2015

Imagination Technologies has made a demo showcasing Vulkan's performance on one of its GPUs, alongside a blog post with all of the details...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Nvidia's Q2 2015 financials: steady as she goes
— 5:02 PM on August 6, 2015

Nvidia's quarterly financial results are in. The company posted a 5%  year-on-year revenue increase, from $1.103 to $1.153 billion. Operating expenses rose from $456...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Basemark and Crytek are building a VR benchmark of their own
— 8:29 AM on August 6, 2015

Crytek recently added Oculus Rift support to Cryengine 3, and now the developer is working with Basemark to create a VR headset benchmark....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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In the lab: budget SSDs from SanDisk, OCZ, and Kingston
— 4:00 PM on August 5, 2015

Diligent gerbils may have noticed a lack of storage reviews around here recently, but we're happy to announce that the drought will soon be over. No, Geoff...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling Storage

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Reports: Win10 gaming performance similar to Win8.1
— 6:03 PM on August 3, 2015

With Windows 10's launch, all three major PC graphics companies (that's Intel, Nvidia, and AMD) released updated drivers for the new operating...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Operating systems Windows

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AMD's Exascale Heterogenous Processor is the server APU
— 1:15 PM on August 3, 2015

AMD revealed plans to release an APU for servers during its Financial Analyst Day presentation back in May, and we now have a better...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Stingray 3D engine burrows into Autodesk products
— 9:38 AM on August 3, 2015

If you're a game developer, you can't say you're not spoiled for choice these days. Autodesk has joined the gaming engine fray with Stingray....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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GPU-Z utility gets a Windows 10 update
— 4:48 PM on July 30, 2015

Do you regularly fire up TechPowerUp's GPU-Z to check your graphics card specs and status? Just upgraded to Windows 10? You'll want to download the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Samsung Q2 earnings fall, mobile device sales disappoint
— 8:39 AM on July 30, 2015

Samsung Electronics has released its Q2 2015 financial report. Sales were down approximately 8% from the year-ago quarter, totalling 48.54 trillion Korean won ($41.3 billion)....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel updates IGP drivers for Windows 10
— 3:39 PM on July 29, 2015

And that's three for three now. Intel has joined the Windows 10 release party with updated IGP drivers for the new OS, with the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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GeForce GTX 980 Ti cards compared
— 3:07 PM on July 29, 2015

The GeForce GTX 980 Ti is pretty much the fastest GPU you can buy.The aftermarket cards offer higher clocks and better cooling than Nvidia's reference...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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G.Skill prepares for Skylake with 4GT/s DDR4 memory
— 1:37 PM on July 29, 2015

Those of you interested in building a new Skylake-based system once Intel's newest CPUs launch will need DDR4 memory, but why just buy...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Nvidia releases GeForce 353.62 drivers for Windows 10
— 11:32 AM on July 29, 2015

Nvidia has just released version 353.62 of its GeForce drivers, with WHQL certification and support for the just-released Windows 10. For your convenience, here...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Catalyst 15.7.1 drivers bring Win10 support
— 11:16 AM on July 29, 2015

Windows 10 just came out today, and it's safe to say that a few of you are already installing it. In tandem with the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Gigabyte GTX 970 Twin-Turbo cooler moves more air in SLI
— 9:22 AM on July 29, 2015

Gigabyte is bringing blower-style coolers back with its newest GTX 970 Twin-Turbo (or GV-N970TTOC-4GD, if you're not a fan of nicknames.) The Twin-Turbo card...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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TechInsights dissects the R9 Fury X's HBM interface
— 12:34 PM on July 28, 2015

Before the Fiji chip in AMD's Radeon R9 Fury X and R9 Fury graphics cards was revealed, we knew quite a bit...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Intel, Micron introduce revolutionary 3D XPoint memory
— 11:42 AM on July 28, 2015

At a special presentation today, Intel and Micron jointly announced the introduction of a new type of memory technology called 3D XPoint. Intel VP Rob Crooke...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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