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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and discounted graphics
— 11:45 AM on March 25, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's deals post. Let's start with storage, which is a popular category for deep discounts....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Report: AMD's market share tumbled last year
— 10:04 AM on March 25, 2011

AMD's slice of the worldwide microprocessor pie shrunk to just 11.4% last year, and Intel gobbled up 81%, according to IHS iSuppli numbers quoted...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Duke Forever release pushed back a month
— 9:40 AM on March 24, 2011

It was all too good to be true, wasn't it? A release date set in stone, May 3, for what's probably the world's most...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Bulldozer-based Opteron rig listed in benchmark database
— 2:21 PM on March 23, 2011

Talk about an unusual leak. Phoronix reports that an AMD server partner (which shall remain nameless) has submitted benchmark results for a system running...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Sandy Bridge coming to 11.6-inch gaming notebook
— 11:10 AM on March 23, 2011

Alienware's M11x laptop is a curious beast: an 11.6" ultraportable designed specifically with gamers in mind. The current version is a little thicker and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Duke adds a little more controversy
— 5:59 PM on March 22, 2011

If you've seen the various Duke Nukem Forever trailers and video clips, you've probably figured out that this is hardly a kid's game. The

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Trailer reveals Deus Ex prequel gameplay
— 10:54 AM on March 22, 2011

The original Deus Ex will probably go down as one of the greatest PC games of all time. Unfortunately, its Invisible War sequel wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Prey 2 to feature new character, gameplay mechanics
— 5:19 PM on March 21, 2011

Last week, we found out that Prey 2 is in development at Human Head Studios. Details are now starting to trickle about exactly what...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD's Huddy: developers want DirectX to 'go away'
— 12:23 PM on March 21, 2011

One week after graphics programmer extraordinaire John Carmack noted that DirectX is much improved and even preferable to OpenGL, AMD developer relations manager Richard...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Portal 2 TV spot hits YouTube
— 2:09 PM on March 18, 2011

Valve is pulling out the big portal guns to tease the sequel to its infectiously fun puzzle-action game. An "upcoming TV spot trailer" for Portal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Volition brings PC development in-house
— 12:45 PM on March 18, 2011

While some developers farm out work on the PC versions of games they're building primarily for consoles, Volition is bringing its PC efforts in-house. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD's first Bulldozer CPUs may debut June 11
— 9:34 AM on March 18, 2011

We'd already heard whispers about AMD's Bulldozer-based Zambezi processors starting to ship in the third week of June. Now, both Expreview and

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel outlines plans for micro servers
— 6:00 AM on March 18, 2011

There's been a rash of news in the past few months about ARM-based processors aimed either partly or directly at servers. Just this past January,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Asus AM3 boards gain Bulldozer support
— 12:37 PM on March 17, 2011

If you stuck by AMD's side during the great Intel onslaught of 2010, when Core i7 processors savagely beat their Phenom II rivals, you might...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Doug Church joins Valve software
— 10:03 AM on March 17, 2011

If you've ever heard about Deus Ex, System Shock, and Thief, odds are it was from an old-school gamer who wouldn't shut up about how...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nearly 50% of 2011 PCs to have processors with on-die graphics
— 5:21 PM on March 16, 2011

With Intel's Sandy Bridge and AMD's Zacate already out—not to mention Llano on the way—2011 looks set to be the year of processors with on-die...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Llano CPU specifications begin to emerge
— 12:39 PM on March 16, 2011

Details about AMD's upcoming Llano accelerated processing units are still trickling out. This time, the guys at X-bit labs have gotten hold of a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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