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Lenovo slaps Kaby Lake CPUs in Thinkpad X1 and Legion laptops
— 12:00 PM on January 3, 2017

Lenovo is charging out of the gate at the Consumer Electronics Show with new portable machine. On one corner, we have machines representing its stalwart...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Intel unveils its full range of desktop and laptop Kaby Lake CPUs
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

Today marks the debut of Intel's full range of Kaby Lake CPUs for laptops and desktops. Although the star of the show is the Core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel's Core i7-7700K 'Kaby Lake' CPU reviewed
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

Intel is launching a wider range of its seventh-generation Core processors, code-named Kaby Lake, this morning, and the Core i7-7700K is the fastest of them...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Unlocked Core i3 CPU will be late to the Kaby Lake party
— 12:30 PM on December 30, 2016

Remember that Intel Core i3-7350K that the rumor mill was talking about a while back? According to a post on Japanese tech news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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HandBrake reaches version 1.0.0 after 13 years of development
— 11:30 AM on December 27, 2016

The HandBrake project has reached version 1.0.0 after 13 years in development. Originally started as a convenient DVD ripping software for BeOS,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Report: Early Ryzen benchmarks show promise
— 9:08 AM on December 27, 2016

The AMD-provided benchmarks for the company's upcoming Ryzen CPUs have painted the chips in a very favorable light indeed. Wiser heads know to wait...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Google shapes development of two new smartwatches for early 2017
— 9:07 AM on December 23, 2016

The smartwatch market is in a state of flux, but that's not stopping Google. The company is involved in the development of two flagship smartwatches...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Phoronix compares 31 graphics cards' OpenGL chops in Linux
— 2:36 PM on December 22, 2016

Michael Larabel over at Phoronix keeps plugging away at testing the performance of PC hardware under Linux, and he's presented the open-source community with quite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Multithreaded Firefox 50 puts more extensions in sandboxes
— 1:30 PM on December 22, 2016

As the gamers in our audience know, multiple CPU cores help the most when software is written to take advantage of them. The fine folks...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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GeForce drivers hotfix 376.48 finally furnishes folding fix
— 9:00 AM on December 22, 2016

Stanford University's Folding@Home client has been broken on GeForces since the release of the 373.06 drivers back on October 6, forcing fans of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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PocketStrafe phone app lets you run around in VR
— 3:23 PM on December 21, 2016

If you haven't used VR, you could be forgiven for wondering why people invest so much time and money in technologies like 360-degree treadmills...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming Software

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Radeon Software 16.12.2 smooths some wrinkles
— 3:39 PM on December 20, 2016

The first update to AMD's Radeon ReLive software is here, in the form of the recently-released version 16.12.2. This new version can be described...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Popping the top on Core i7-7700Ks could lead to big load temp decreases
— 9:00 AM on December 20, 2016

It seems Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake processors will continue the tradition of using thermal compound rather than solder or liquid metal under the integrated heatspreader....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Computer Base tests DX12's mettle in The Division
— 10:47 AM on December 19, 2016

Microsoft's DirectX 12 API gets more popular every day. The latest AAA title to add support for Redmond's low-level graphics API is Ubisoft's The Division....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Unity engine adds Vulkan support for a big performance boost
— 11:22 AM on December 15, 2016

The latest beta of the Unity game engine is now available. Version 5.6 packs some interesting goodies: support for the Vulkan API and Google...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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GeForce 376.33 drivers offer extra security to gamers
— 12:41 PM on December 14, 2016

Nvidia's driver team has a fresh new release, but it doesn't include the usual grab-bag of optimizations and features. Instead, the GeForce 376.33 drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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AMD crests Summit Ridge with Ryzen CPUs
— 3:00 PM on December 13, 2016

AMD's Zen CPUs for the desktop, formerly code-named Summit Ridge, now have an official name: Ryzen. Along with the new name, AMD demonstrated the performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Windows Store will bundle video drivers with games
— 9:00 AM on December 13, 2016

The Windows 10 Creators Update is set to release next spring, and it's poised to bring all sorts of enhancements to Windows 10, from stuff...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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