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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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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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Samsung cranks SSDs to 2TB with the 850 Pro and EVO
— 11:04 AM on July 6, 2015

As solid-state storage goes, more is better—and Samsung is providing a lot more today. The company has doubled the capacity of its biggest 850 Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Etc.
— 10:33 AM on July 3, 2015

Hey, folks. Today is a holiday in the U.S., so we won't be posting news according to the usual schedule. Some of us might be...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Renée James steps down as Intel president
— 10:51 AM on July 2, 2015

The executive suite at Intel is getting a major shake-up today. President Renée James is leaving the company to pursue an external CEO role, according...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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NoScript vulnerability allows malicious scripts to run unchecked
— 9:19 AM on July 2, 2015

Security researcher Linus Särud has uncovered a security vulnerability in the popular NoScript browser extension that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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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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GlobalFoundries completes IBM microelectronics acquisition
— 10:58 AM on July 1, 2015

GlobalFoundries has completed its acquisition of IBM's microelectronics division. The deal, which was announced late last year, transfers control of IBM's foundries in East...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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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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AMD posts Fury X top plate schematics, customization guide
— 6:00 AM on June 30, 2015

AMD wasn't kidding when it told us that Radeon R9 Fury X owners would be able to customize their cards' dimpled, rubberized top plates by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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Nvidia's 353.38 hotfix driver fixes Chrome crashes, G-Sync lag
— 10:14 AM on June 29, 2015

If you're a Google Chrome user with an Nvidia graphics card who's experiencing browser crashes or other stability issues, the green team may have a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Samsung and LG show off battery technology improvements
— 9:21 AM on June 29, 2015

Nary a day goes by without news about new battery technologies, it seems, and today is no exception. Samsung and LG have both announced new...

Type: News story Tags: Power Miscellaneous Mobile computing Personal tech

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The TR Podcast 179: Radeon R9 Fury X tested & dissected
— 12:50 PM on June 26, 2015

Special guest David Kanter joins us this week to talk about the Radeon R9 Fury X. In the wake of our detailed review, we...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Podcast

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Deals of the week: a GTX 970M gaming laptop, premium Z97, and more
— 10:25 AM on June 26, 2015

Happy Friday, gerbils. It's time to sift through the mountain of deals and discounts from this week to find the very best. Here's what we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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