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Rumor: Skylake Xeon E5-2699v5 may pack up to 32 cores per socket
— 10:00 AM on November 22, 2016

While Intel's mainstream desktop CPUs have been stuck at four cores since the introduction of the Core 2 Quad in 2007, the core count in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Rumor: Intel Coffee Lake will take hexa-core CPUs mainstream in 2018
— 11:54 AM on November 21, 2016

Laptops with Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs inside are becoming more and more common, but the company's seventh-generation CPUs have yet to materialize on the desktop....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Zen release date, clock speeds, and pricing revealed
— 11:00 AM on November 18, 2016

The rumor mill can't seem to exhibit any mindful self-control when it comes to AMD's upcoming Zen CPUs. The latest accounts suggest the specifics...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia 375.95 hotfix driver addresses Pascal VRAM clock bug
— 9:13 AM on November 18, 2016

A widespread bug in the recent 375.86 GeForce driver release caused some Pascal cards to keep their VRAM clock at 810 MHz. Given...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Radeon 16.11.4 driver update will bring your Civilization to life
— 4:32 PM on November 17, 2016

AMD released the 16.11.4 driver update for its Radeon graphics cards, adding support for Sid Meier's Civilization VI and fixing few bugs. All told,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Qualcomm taps Samsung's 10-nm process for its Snapdragon 835
— 8:45 AM on November 17, 2016

Qualcomm and Samsung announced this morning that the next "premium" Snapdragon SoC, the Snapdragon 835, is already in production on Samsung's 10-nm FinFET...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Nvidia 375.86 drivers leave some cards' RAM stuck in first gear
— 11:05 AM on November 16, 2016

The new driver for GeForce graphics cards only dropped yesterday, but users on the official forums at geforce.com are already reporting major issues....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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GeForce 375.86 drivers are ready for Steep slopes
— 11:48 AM on November 15, 2016

Another couple of game launches, another GeForce driver release. This time around, Nvidia is serving up GeForce drivers version 375.86. The new package is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia SaturnV supercomputer takes HPC efficiency to new heights
— 9:02 AM on November 15, 2016

Fast cars have a fantasy attached to them that fuel-efficient ones do not. The latter, though, are much more practical in just about every case....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Cray XC50 supercomputer can probably run Crysis
— 4:26 PM on November 14, 2016

Cray isn't a name you hear about every day. For the unitiated, the company has been making supercomputers ever since "computers" were a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Networking Servers

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AMD Radeon Open Compute Platform hits version 1.3
— 11:43 AM on November 14, 2016

A year ago at the intuitively-named SC15 supercomputing conference, AMD announced its intention to improve its software stack for high-performance computing. The name of that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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IBM S822LC server Powers Tesla P100 deep learning
— 10:43 AM on November 14, 2016

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been growing his company into something greater than a graphics chip vendor for some time now. A new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Report: unlocked Kaby Lake Core i3 CPU may be on the way
— 12:00 AM on November 14, 2016

Intel has historically been at best ambivalent when it comes to allowing overclocking of its low-end and mid-range CPUs. The golden days of Celeron 300A...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Radeon Software 16.11.3 is ready for Dishonored 2
— 10:00 AM on November 10, 2016

If you've got a Radeon and are of a mind to engage in some of the ol' sneaky-stabby-shooty, you may want to pause your...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Trident Z 3600 MT/s DIMMs pair high speed with 64GB capacity
— 10:00 AM on November 4, 2016

It's a tough time to be a memory vendor right now. When the needs of most PCs are more than satisfied with 16GB of DDR4,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Futuremark VRMark helps PCs prove their VR mettle
— 1:00 PM on November 3, 2016

High-end PC VR headsets require substantial computing horsepower to deliver immersive experiences, even after Oculus and Valve introduced technologies aimed at reducing VR's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Samsung shows off refinements to 14-nm and 10-nm process nodes
— 12:00 PM on November 3, 2016

As process nodes become smaller and smaller, chip manufacturers have to work harder to squeeze performance and power savings out of each step. To wit,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Miscellaneous

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Nvidia 375.76 hotfix driver addresses flickering and video artifacts
— 10:00 AM on November 3, 2016

It doesn't come with a long list of changes, but Nvidia released a new hotfix display driver for its GeForce family of graphics cards,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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