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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

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Nvidia suggests settings for higher-res Rage textures
— 5:15 PM on October 5, 2011

The PC version of id Software's Rage is making headlines lately, but perhaps not for the right reasons. Earlier today, Nvidia put up a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Poll: How should PC games deliver higher-quality art assets?
— 12:27 PM on October 5, 2011

A disturbing trend seems to be taking hold in the gaming industry: delays to the PC versions of cross-platform releases that otherwise come out on...

Poll Question: • Would you rather PC games be:

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Report: 2560x1440 display coming to ultrabooks
— 10:51 AM on October 5, 2011

We've long complained about the lack of high-density displays in modern laptops. Just about everything from 11.6" ultraportables to 15" desktop replacements seems to be...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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TigerDirect lists Bulldozer, 990FX bundle a little early
— 10:07 AM on October 5, 2011

No, AMD still hasn't pulled the trigger on the desktop version of Bulldozer—at least, no announcement has hit the wires quite yet. Tiger Direct must...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

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Free Portal 2 DLC beefs up co-op mode
— 6:00 AM on October 5, 2011

Frustrated with bugs in Rage? This might help you pass the time until Bethesda, Nvidia, and AMD iron out all the kinks. Valve has released...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Radeon users get Rage graphics driver—for real this time
— 5:14 PM on October 4, 2011

Yeah, so, turns out the Rage driver AMD released yesterday wasn't all it was cracked up to be. The driver somehow made it online with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Official datasheet fills in 32-nm Atom details
— 12:02 PM on October 4, 2011

Last week, the desktop variants of Intel's new Cedarview Atom processor popped up online. Now, we have details on versions of those CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Rage PC has some rough edges
— 10:02 AM on October 4, 2011

After four years in development, with pre-release drivers officially supporting the game, you'd expect Rage to be relatively free of bugs and kinks. Well, sadly,...

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Leaked slide reveals next AMD FX platform
— 11:45 AM on October 3, 2011

AMD's Bulldozer-based FX processors have yet to arrive, but already, Turkish site Donanim Haber has a leaked slide detailing what to expect from their...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Gearbox posts Aliens: Colonial Marines gameplay footage
— 10:48 AM on October 3, 2011

At the E3 gaming expo earlier this year, Gearbox Software showed off about 10 minutes of gameplay footage from Aliens: Colonial Marines behind closed doors....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Llano to remain in short supply 'til next year
— 9:31 AM on October 3, 2011

Last week, AMD warned that manufacturing issues at GlobalFoundries had curbed supply of Llano processors, causing it to miss third-quarter revenue guidance. DigiTimes now...

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Friday night topic: Education versus career
— 8:35 PM on September 30, 2011

So here is, I think, an interesting question. What did you do for your education, and what do you now do (if you're finished...

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Deal of the week: 8GB of fast RAM for $48, new games under $40
— 4:48 PM on September 30, 2011

You've probably gotten the memo about RAM becoming dirt-cheap in recent months, but reminders like this one are always nice to see. Right now, Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Battlefield 3's social networking features explained
— 12:41 PM on September 30, 2011

PC gamers will recognize Battlefield 3's Battlelog as the browser-based service you have to load before you can play the game. As this...

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PC delays hit Serious Sam, Assassin's Creed
— 11:06 AM on September 30, 2011

Apparently, no one wants to launch a new video game the week before Battlefield 3 hits. Batman: Arkham City was supposed to launch on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and all-in-one PCs
— 5:19 PM on September 29, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy. We've got news from Asus, Be quiet!, Cooler Master, NZXT, and Thermaltake. Asus unveils...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Systems

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