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Reconsidering the overall index in our Radeon R9 Fury review
— 12:20 PM on July 13, 2015

I've been pretty active over the weekend responding to questions in the comments section for our Radeon R9 Fury review.

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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MIT's RAM-free clusters chew through big data sets cheaply
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2015

A common problem with "big data" analysis, according to MIT, is that the data sets are often too large to fit in RAM on a server or...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Miscellaneous Memory

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Asus' Strix Radeon R9 Fury graphics card reviewed
— 2:39 PM on July 10, 2015

The air-cooled version of AMD's Fiji GPU is here in the form of the Radeon R9 Fury. We go inside the second with the Asus...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Gartner, IDC find that PC shipments continue to decline
— 9:11 AM on July 10, 2015

According to new research from both Gartner and IDC, worldwide PC shipments continued their decline in Q2 2015. The firms differ on the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Fury review is incoming
— 9:00 AM on July 10, 2015

Hey, folks. My review of the Radeon R9 Fury is coming soon. I just need to write words to go with everything else. I will...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Catalyst 15.7 drivers enable FreeSync with CrossFire
— 3:39 PM on July 8, 2015

AMD released its Catalyst 15.7 graphics drivers today. This WHQL driver enables FreeSync with CrossFire multi-GPU setups, and it's also supposed to provide some...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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FirePro S9170 mates Hawaii GPU with 32GB of RAM
— 2:20 PM on July 8, 2015

AMD has announced the FirePro S9170, its new flagship "server GPU." This new model comes with 32GB of GDDR5 memory onboard, double that of the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

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Oculus wants to demo the Rift in retail locations
— 1:39 PM on July 7, 2015

Oculus says it'll start selling its Rift VR headset beginning in Q1 2016. A fundamental problem with selling VR gear to most consumers is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Samsung Electronics' Q2 guidance shows falling revenues, profits
— 8:34 AM on July 7, 2015

Samsung Electronics estimates that its Q2 operating income will decline on a year-over-year basis for the seventh consecutive quarter, falling short of analyst projections, CNBC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD issues updated statement on Fury X noise problems
— 5:52 PM on July 6, 2015

As you may know, reviewers and some of the initial buyers of Radeon R9 Fury X graphics cards have noticed a distinct, high-pitched whine coming...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD revises Q2 guidance; gross margin, revenue fall
— 4:09 PM on July 6, 2015

AMD is revising its Q2 2015 financial guidance. The company expects that sequential revenue and gross margin will both decline more than previously expected. Sequential...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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TR's July 2015 mobile staff picks
— 10:58 AM on July 6, 2015

In this edition of our mobile staff picks, we chose our favorites from the current cream of the crop in tablets, convertibles, laptops, and phones....

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Retail Fury X coolers still whine, don't include fix
— 12:28 PM on July 1, 2015

In my review of the Radeon R9 Fury X, I noted a rather annoying sound emanating from the card. I explained the problem like so: Despite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Asus slaps its DirectCU III cooler on the GTX 980 Ti
— 6:00 AM on July 1, 2015

Remember Asus' top-end take on the Radeon R9 390X? It seems like the company's DirectCU III cooler isn't just a red-team exclusive. A...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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The folks at Rockstar Games get it
— 3:22 PM on June 30, 2015

I've been playing around with some semi-automated game testing options today, and among them, I tried out the integrated benchmark in GTA V. When I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two and more new games arrive on Shield
— 11:00 AM on June 30, 2015

Want to relive the defense of White Forest or smack down some Hunters from the comfort of your couch? If you own a Shield...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Software

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Double the fans, double the fun with Gigabyte's new mini-GTX 960s
— 10:11 AM on June 30, 2015

Gigabyte's one of several graphics card makers with Mini-ITX-sized graphics cards in its lineup, but the coolers on those cards are usually tiny, single-fan affairs....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New Unreal Engine 4 demo videos continue to amaze
— 9:56 AM on June 30, 2015

We've covered amazing Unreal Engine 4 demo videos before, and more examples have been popping up as artists find new ways to bend...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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