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Wake-from-sleep vulnerability leaves UEFIs open to attack
— 6:03 PM on July 30, 2015

Most modern motherboards support firmware write protection to prevent unwanted BIOS flashes, but a vulnerability in many UEFI firmware implementations could accidentally disable such protection. A new warning...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Radeon R9 Fury X voltage scaling results are underwhelming
— 4:57 PM on July 27, 2015

TechPowerUp's "W1zzard", who makes the wonderful and ubiquitous GPU-Z software, has taken it upon himself to overclock AMD's R9 Fury X card and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Asus' X99-M WS mobo makes for bite-size workstation builds
— 9:33 AM on July 27, 2015

Asus has officially released its X99-M WS microATX motherboard. This pint-sized workstation board plays host to both Core i7 and Xeon E5-2600 Haswell-E CPUs....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte's X99-Gaming 5P motherboard reviewed
— 5:58 PM on July 23, 2015

Gigabyte's X99-Gaming 5P gives buyers a full-featured Haswell-E board with a gaming twist. Read on to find out what makes this board tick.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Venom Snake stealth-kills Batman in new GeForce game bundles
— 12:57 PM on July 23, 2015

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is coming to the PC, and if you buy a shiny new GeForce like those we recommend in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Nvidia gives the Shield Portable a Lollipop
— 12:18 PM on July 23, 2015

Owners of Nvidia's Shield Portable, take note: the handheld-on-steroids is getting some love today in the form of an Android 5.1 update. The...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Is FCAT more accurate than Fraps for frame time measurements?
— 11:36 AM on July 22, 2015

Here's a geeky question we got in response to one of our discussions in the latest episode of the podcast that deserves a solid...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Asus lays claim to the first convertible Chromebook
— 1:28 PM on July 21, 2015

Convertible notebooks have been something of a rage since Windows 8's debut, but Chromebooks have generally stuck to the tried-and-true clamshell laptop design. Asus is bringing Chrome OS...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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