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Today's mid-range GPUs in Battlefield 3
— 11:52 PM on November 10, 2011

Join us as we test three pairs of competing mid-range cards and see how well they handle EA DICE's latest blockbuster, Battlefield 3.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Rumor: 'Radeon HD 7970' to hit in January
— 6:00 AM on November 10, 2011

For months now, AMD has been promising to have 28-nm GPUs in the market by the end of 2011. According to a story by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Adobe to discontinue mobile Flash Player
— 9:50 AM on November 9, 2011

Apple got no shortage of criticism for not allowing Flash in the iOS version of Safari, but its stubbornness has paid off. On Adobe's developer blog...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Asus reveals trim, stylish Transformer Prime
— 12:00 AM on November 9, 2011

Asus' Eee Pad Transformer has quickly become one of the most popular iPad alternatives in the rapidly growing tablet market. Now, the company has...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Next-gen Bulldozer chipsets due next year
— 11:16 AM on November 8, 2011

As advanced as AMD's Bulldozer architecture may be, the accompanying chipsets are relatively pedestrian. Much of the blame lies with the SB850 south-bridge component,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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MSI teases X79 motherboard family
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2011

As Intel's Sandy Bridge-E processors draw nearer, companies are eagerly sending out snapshots of their matching X79 motherboards. After Asus and ASRock, we've...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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$249 Nook Tablet to go up against the Kindle Fire
— 3:04 PM on November 7, 2011

The Kindle Fire is due to ship out to consumers on November 15, just over a week from now. And what do you know? Barnes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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EVGA doubles down on GTX 560 Ti
— 12:34 PM on November 7, 2011

EVGA has taken the wraps off its GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win, a new graphics card with dual GF114 GPUs running in SLI. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Intel: Android 4.0 has x86 optimizations
— 6:00 AM on November 7, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwich devices with Intel inside are on the way. Barely two months after teaming up with Google to tune Android for Atom...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Friday night topic: The golden age of... everything?
— 5:52 PM on November 4, 2011

I've been thinking some lately about how our modern perspective warps our sense of scale about history. The simple fact of the matter is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Games, memory, and solid-state storage
— 5:44 PM on November 4, 2011

As hard drive prices continue to ramp up, solid-state drives are about as cheap as they've ever been. The price war among vendors of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Gigabyte shows off '3D' UEFI implementation
— 10:59 AM on November 4, 2011

Gigabyte has famously dragged its feet in transitioning its motherboard firmware from old-school BIOSes to next-generation UEFIs. What has the motherboard maker been working...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AMD guts PR team; move portends more changes
— 10:43 AM on November 4, 2011

We knew yesterday's news of mass layoffs at AMD would involve lots of people—roughly 1,400—losing their jobs around the globe, never a happy development....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Release roundup: Multi-display madness and LGA2011 brackets
— 5:36 PM on November 3, 2011

Beside what we've featured in our regular coverage, this week hasn't been particularly eventful. A few announcements from Shuttle, Silicon Power, and Thermaltake still slipped...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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It's official: AMD to lay off 10% of its work force
— 4:48 PM on November 3, 2011

You know that executive exodus we talked about this morning? Yeah, it's not a rumor anymore, and it's quite a bit bigger than we thought....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
— 12:29 PM on November 3, 2011

When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...

Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Displays Input devices

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Report: AMD plans executive exodus
— 9:44 AM on November 3, 2011

AMD has brought in some new blood recently. Rory Read took over as CEO in August, and Mark Papermaster recently joined in as...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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HP announces new Windows 7 tablet
— 6:00 AM on November 3, 2011

With all the doom and gloom surrounding HP's webOS business, it's easy to forget that HP also sells Windows 7-powered tablets. The HP Slate 500...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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