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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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2.7GHz Phenom II X6 said to be in the works
— 9:26 AM on July 8, 2010

Longing for a quicker member of AMD's Phenom II X6 family? Don't hold your breath, says Fudzilla—the existing Phenom II X6 1090T will reportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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NASA invites gamers to Moonbase Alpha
— 6:00 AM on July 8, 2010

The way things are going, NASA sending a man back to the Moon doesn't look too likely, at least in the near term. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Don't hold your breath for Intel chipsets with USB 3.0 in 2011
— 4:47 PM on July 7, 2010

Last October, we learned via an unofficial report that Intel wouldn't add native USB 3.0 support to its chipsets until 2011. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Poll: How powerful is your PSU?
— 3:02 PM on July 7, 2010

The range of PSU wattages available today is truly staggering. At Newegg alone, the scale starts at 145W and goes all the way up...

Poll Question: • What's the wattage rating of your primary desktop's PSU?

Type: News story Tags: Power

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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BFG Tech low on power, dropping PSU lineup?
— 3:31 PM on July 6, 2010

Citing a lack of profitability, BFG Tech surprisingly exited the graphics card market back in May. At the time, company chairman John Slevin...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Report: Quicker Athlon II X4 coming this quarter
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2010

We heard about impending tweaks to Intel's CPU family last week. Now, the rumor mill is churning out details about AMD's plans for the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Steam sale targets Borderlands, Crysis, and Half-Life 2
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

Yes, we already told you about the Steam sale last week, and we posted a reminder with some new Steam bargains in yesterday's deal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Intel to freshen up CPU line this summer
— 2:05 PM on July 2, 2010

Let's face it: after the bevy of exciting new CPUs they already launched this year, the folks at Intel probably deserve a little summer break....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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95W Phenom II X6 1055T found in Japanese store
— 9:32 AM on July 1, 2010

If you shop for a Phenom II X6 processor today, you get to choose between a 125W thermal envelope and... a 125W thermal...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Cheap MSI Fuzion motherboards officially launched
— 6:00 AM on July 1, 2010

You know those two affordable MSI motherboards with Lucid Hydra GPU load balancers we saw at Computex? Well, MSI has now formally launched...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Intel amps up, rebrands research activities
— 5:02 PM on June 30, 2010

When you start a marketing campaign around the notion of your innovative staffers being rock stars, calling your research arm the Corporate Technology Group seems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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PC the most popular gaming platform in the UK
— 12:03 PM on June 30, 2010

If I had a nickel for every time a forum fanboy or industry analyst foretold the death of PC gaming at the hands of consoles,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Llano will introduce a new desktop socket
— 9:33 AM on June 30, 2010

The days of Socket AM3 reigning supreme in the AMD world could come to an end next year. Fudzilla reports that Llano, AMD's upcoming 32-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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