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Report: PCIe 4.0 slots will deliver more power and higher speeds
— 1:36 PM on August 22, 2016

Few peripheral interconnects are as common as PCI Express these days, so major changes to that standard are big news. Last week at IDF, Tom's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Nvidia squashes high-refresh-rate "power bug" with 372.54 driver
— 8:23 AM on August 22, 2016

We've been reporting on a power bug of sorts with Nvidia graphics cards for quite some time now. The issue rears its ugly head whenever...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Deals of the week: a powerful, affordable notebook and more
— 11:12 AM on August 19, 2016

 Happy Friday, gerbils. We're back from IDF now, and we've sifted through the computer hardware deals that have stacked up in our absence to see...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD open-sources VR audio and video-acceleration SDKs
— 3:00 PM on August 17, 2016

AMD is adding source code for two of its SDKs—TrueAudio Next and version 1.3 of the Advanced Media Framework—to its GPUOpen developer resource...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Software

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Lian-Li introduces two standing desks sans the PC case
— 2:13 PM on August 17, 2016

The health benefits of standing desks are the subject of a lot of controversy, but even the staunchest proponents of standing to work agree that...

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IDF16 keynote live blog, day two
— 9:22 AM on August 17, 2016

After a successful first run yesterday, we'll be live-blogging the IDF day two keynote this morning. Today, we'll hear from Dr. Murthy Renduchintala, president of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Join us as we live-blog Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's IDF16 keynote
— 10:06 AM on August 16, 2016

Morning, everybody. We're on the ground at the Intel Developer Forum this week, and Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will be kicking things off today at...

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Lenovo throws a FreeSync curveball with its Y27F display
— 4:21 PM on August 12, 2016

Lenovo is no stranger to making monitors, but we wouldn't associate the company with gaming peripherals off the tops of our heads. The new

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Deals of the week: cheap VRR displays and more
— 3:15 PM on August 12, 2016

Sorry for the late deals post today, gerbils. I've been working hard all week to get our Radeon RX 470 review back in shape...

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Intel moves to achieve deep-learning Nervana with acquisition
— 3:40 PM on August 9, 2016

Deep learning technology is one of the buzziest, fastest-growing fields in tech right now. We've long heard about the potential of the technology from Nvidia,...

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This photographer is delidding chips at home for our enjoyment
— 1:41 PM on August 9, 2016

It's rare for companies to release actual die shots of their hardware these days, possibly because the keen-eyed can deduce things about a chip...

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Dell doles out a duo of variable-refresh gaming displays
— 9:56 AM on August 8, 2016

We don't have a lot of love for pre-built desktop computers around these parts, but we're fond of Dell anyway. That Texas company produces some...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HTC's Viveport front-end will offer VR content beyond games
— 12:36 PM on August 5, 2016

The SteamVR software interface that powers HTC's Vive headset is a solid tool for gamers,  but HTC wants to broaden the appeal of the platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Deals of the week: cheap SSDs, a mechanical keyboard, and more
— 10:17 AM on August 5, 2016

Welcome to another round of Friday deals, gerbils. We've scoured the web for the best discounts around on PC components and peripherals this morning, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Dell SE2717H offers 27" of affordable FreeSync goodness
— 12:48 PM on August 4, 2016

It's good fun to talk about GTX 1080s and Titan Xes, but the fact remains that most people's budgets can't quite stretch to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft broadens HoloLens availability
— 4:40 PM on August 3, 2016

Back in February, Microsoft made its HoloLens augmented-reality headset available to select developers through an application process. Folks that Redmond deemed qualified then needed...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Here's how to grab the Win10 Anniversary Update
— 6:30 PM on August 2, 2016

As you've no doubt heard, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is out. Well, sort of. Microsoft is rolling out the update slowly to all Windows...

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Android notification integration hits Windows 10 Anniversary Update
— 4:28 PM on August 1, 2016

Whether one likes Windows 10 or not, there's little argument that Microsoft is doing its best to keep improving and adding features to the operating...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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