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Steam to protect accounts with Sandy Bridge encryption
— 5:14 PM on March 3, 2011

Many have donned tinfoil hats over the inclusion of hardware security features in Intel's latest processors. Could such features prove to be a blessing more...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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24-bit audio may be coming to iTunes, other music services
— 1:02 PM on March 3, 2011

Everyone's all about high-definition video these days. Standard-def content? Pfft. Call me when you've got a resolution of at least 720p. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Epic shows next-gen Unreal Engine 3 effects at GDC
— 6:00 AM on March 3, 2011

The Game Developers Conference is still rolling in San Francisco, and Epic Games has taken the opportunity to show off some of the latest updates...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Capture the best screenshot, win an MSI GTX 560 Ti
— 12:03 PM on March 2, 2011

We've given away plenty of swanky new graphics cards over the past few months here at TR. Now, we have a couple more—and we're...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Trailer shows two minutes of Battlefield 3 gameplay
— 9:26 AM on March 2, 2011

We were happy to see the first Battlefield 3 gameplay trailer last week, but the extremely short duration of the actual gameplay clips and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD video shows Llano, Sandy Bridge side by side
— 6:00 AM on March 2, 2011

An interesting video has appeared in AMD's YouTube account. The three-minute clip shows the screens of two laptops as they run a graphics-heavy benchmark. One...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Brazos injected into Zotac barebones nettop
— 11:53 AM on March 1, 2011

With barebones nettops systems built around Ion and CULV underpinnings, it was only a matter of time before Zotac put Brazos inside a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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The Crysis 2 demo is now available
— 9:27 AM on March 1, 2011

Right on schedule, the multiplayer demo of Crysis 2 has become available. You can grab the 1.6GB installer right now from EA's website,

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD doesn't sound enthused about Thunderbolt
— 6:00 AM on March 1, 2011

Much ink has been spilled about those Intel Thunderbolt ports on Apple's new MacBook Pros, but according to a story by X-bit labs, AMD

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Input devices

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Valve teases Steam 'big picture' mode
— 3:13 PM on February 28, 2011

Conventional PC gaming may well be Valve's bread and butter, but the company isn't afraid to venture out into uncharted waters. After releasing a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Serious Sam 3: BFE due out this summer
— 11:01 AM on February 28, 2011

In one of the most entertaining press releases I've read in a while, Croteam has announced that Serious Sam 3: BFE is due to arrive...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Solid-state storage, budget audio, and Corsair cooling
— 4:04 PM on February 25, 2011

Hot on the heels of early previews of OCZ's next-gen Vertex 3 solid-state drive, Newegg has slashed the price of the existing Vertex 2. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Storage Gaming

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Nvidia's Project Denver and the fate of x86 explored
— 1:14 PM on February 25, 2011

Ars Technica's Jon Stokes has penned a thought-provoking piece that looks at Nvidia's Project Denver and what it means for ARM, Intel, and the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Retro map pack in store for Battlefield 3 buyers
— 10:48 AM on February 25, 2011

Battlefield 3 is the latest game due to receive a dose of fresh downloadable content on launch day. According to this post by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: What's your pick of upcoming games?
— 11:18 AM on February 24, 2011

We're set for a bumper crop of top-flight games in 2011, and the toughest part of the story may simply be choosing which games to...

Poll Question: • Game you're most anticipating

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Extended Elder Scrolls: Skyrim trailer gives us chills
— 10:32 AM on February 24, 2011

There's a brand-new, extended trailer for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim out, and, well, see for yourself.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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DICE shows glimpses of Battlefield 3 gameplay
— 9:19 AM on February 23, 2011

The first Battlefield 3 trailer might have been exciting, but it didn't really reveal anything from the actual game. EA DICE has made...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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BioWare releases Dragon Age II demo
— 5:02 PM on February 22, 2011

If you're not still downloading the Windows 7 service pack, here's another big download PC gamers might feel the urge to grab. BioWare has released...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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