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Sandy Bridge to become a cheaper date in September
— 10:26 AM on August 18, 2011

Here we are, some eight months after Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs debuted, and the price of most of those chips hasn't budged. Intel has,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom netbook platform delayed 'til November
— 10:25 AM on August 18, 2011

Getting excited about the prospect of watching a Blu-Ray disc on a 10" screen at 1024x600 resolution? Well, why shouldn't you be? That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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DRM debacle plagues From Dust PC release
— 9:53 AM on August 18, 2011

I've heard a lot of good things about From Dust, which has been billed as the spiritual successor to Populus. The Xbox Live Arcade...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Build your own Crysis with free Crytek SDK
— 6:00 AM on August 18, 2011

Think you can do a better job of arranging high-polygon concrete barriers than the folks at Crytek? Good news. The developer

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Catalyst 11.8 drivers adopt stronger position against aliasing
— 3:37 PM on August 17, 2011

AMD has uncorked yet another monthly driver update for its Radeon GPUs. This one, Catalyst 11.8, promises some tweaks to the Control Center interface,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Guild Wars 2 trailer loaded with in-game footage
— 1:23 PM on August 17, 2011

Although I've never really been into MMOs, I've always liked the fact that Guild Wars didn't require a monthly subscription. Shell out for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD says 65W, triple-core A6-3500 APU now available
— 10:38 AM on August 17, 2011

A press release from AMD just dropped into our inbox announcing the imminent availability of a new model of desktop CPU based on Llano...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Ubisoft relaxes Driver DRM
— 10:36 AM on August 17, 2011

DRM doesn't get much worse than "always on" implementations that require an Internet connection to experience a game's single-player component. That's the kind of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ultrabook CPUs still too expensive, say notebook makers
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2011

Despite Intel reportedly outlining Ultrabook bill-of-materials costs in the $475-650 range for 21-mm-thick systems and $493-710 for thinner 18-mm ones, notebook makers are still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Battlefield 3 trailer showcases stunning multiplayer combat
— 3:48 PM on August 16, 2011

Battlefield 3 has been in the news quite a bit recently, but for all the wrong reasons. We've spent so much time talking about...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Leaked slides detail 28-nm AMD 'Deccan' APU
— 11:54 AM on August 16, 2011

Although most of the PC hardware industry seems to be on vacation right now, the rumor mill keeps churning away. Turkish site Donanim Haber...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Hard Reset videos offer peeks at gameplay, story
— 10:30 AM on August 16, 2011

PC exclusives are hard to come by, so we've been paying particular attention to Hard Reset, a sci-fi shooter being developed by some of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Gearbox teases Borderlands 2
— 9:16 AM on August 16, 2011

Yeah, it isn't much, but the Borderlands fan in me is vibrating with anticipation after watching this quick teaser trailer for Borderlands 2.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EA offers free game with Origin pre-orders for Battlefield 3
— 6:00 AM on August 16, 2011

EA is intent on luring gamers to its new Origin distribution service. Exclusives are one way to draw folks in, but that's not going...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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More details emerge on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
— 3:46 PM on August 15, 2011

Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is due out early next year, but the company hasn't said much about what the actual game will entail. Worry...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rumor mill pegs Sandy Bridge E power draw at 180W
— 2:43 PM on August 15, 2011

Perhaps this explains why we been hearing whispers about delays to Intel's "Sandy Bridge E" processors. VR-Zone is reporting that Gulftown's successor is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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New Sandy Bridge CPUs upgradeable via software
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2011

Intel has released new details on a series of Sandy Bridge CPUs that will be upgradeable via software. Three models are eligible. On...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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New Rage trailer explores the game's sound and art
— 9:50 AM on August 12, 2011

Sick of Rage trailers yet? The game's early October release date is fast approaching, so the deluge of previews should be over soon. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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