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Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking
— 6:08 PM on September 8, 2011

We set out to introduce some new game benchmarking methods, and those new tools promptly helped us uncover an intriguing problem: multi-GPU micro-stuttering.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Hard Reset demo available now
— 11:52 AM on September 8, 2011

Remember when developers used to release demos ahead of a game's launch date? The practice has fallen out of favor in recent years, with...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rage PC requirements are surprisingly tame
— 1:59 PM on September 7, 2011

Past id Software games had a reputation for making PCs sweat, but Rage could be different. Bethesda has revealed system requirements for the PC...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Beware of DiRT-cheap activation codes
— 11:49 AM on September 7, 2011

Three million Steam keys for DiRT 3 have been liberated from AMD4u and released into the wild. The keys were intended for game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dual-core Llano chips arrive on the desktop
— 11:38 AM on September 7, 2011

You know how those two Llano duallies were supposed to show up by year's end? Well, they did—a lot sooner than the rumor mill...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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First Bulldozer processors ship out—for servers
— 9:28 AM on September 7, 2011

That sound you hear off in the distance is champagne corks popping over at AMD's headquarters. Earlier this morning, the chipmaker announced that it

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Rumor mill details hot-clocked Zambezi quad, Llano duallies
— 12:53 PM on September 6, 2011

As the world waits patiently for official word on AMD's upcoming Bulldozer-based Zambezi processors, the rumor mill continues to churn out information on the chips....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel adds 16 new CPU models
— 10:59 AM on September 6, 2011

Intel has updated its official processor price list with a handful of new models and a smattering of discounts to existing ones. Let's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Modern Warfare 3 trailer dips into multiplayer mayhem
— 12:52 PM on September 2, 2011

Rock, Paper, Shotgun pointed me to a new Modern Warfare 3 trailer today. This apparent multiplayer world premiere is filled with slow-motion effects...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Intel to postpone Ivy Bridge by a few months
— 9:22 AM on September 1, 2011

With multi-billion-dollar profits flowing in every quarter and a gross margin above 60%, Intel is the last company you'd expect to be going around...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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GlobalFoundries lays out roadmap for 28 nm—and beyond
— 2:57 PM on August 31, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference yesterday, GlobalFoundries executives spoke at length about the company's roadmap and prospects. There was much rejoicing about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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Microsoft discusses Windows 8's dueling Metro, desktop UIs
— 11:39 AM on August 31, 2011

Windows 8's tile-based Metro interface is undoubtedly the operating system's most controversial new feature. Critics have bashed Microsoft for catering to tablets with...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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GloFo, Samsung partner up on high-perf 28-nm process
— 1:20 PM on August 30, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference here in Silicon Valley, GlobalFoundries revealed that it has broadened its partnership with Samsung on 28-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Windows 8 offers native ISO mounting support
— 11:46 AM on August 30, 2011

Microsoft has a new post up on its Building Windows 8 blog. This time, the company is detailing the operating system's native support...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Minecraft creator explains why game isn't on Steam
— 10:22 AM on August 30, 2011

Although one might assume that indie darling Minecraft would be a natural fit for Valve's online distribution service, you won't find the game on Steam....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Leaked specs expose next-gen Xeon lineup
— 6:00 AM on August 30, 2011

The Turks over at Donanim Haber have gotten their hands on new details concerning Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors. The site has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Microsoft wraps ribbon around Windows 8 Explorer interface
— 1:44 PM on August 29, 2011

Think Windows 8 is all about tablet-centric tiles? Think again. The Building Windows 8 blog has an interesting post on changes...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Serious Sam 3, Torchlight II undercut competition
— 10:22 AM on August 29, 2011

We've all heard complaints about the high cost of the latest blockbuster games. $60 seems to be the norm these days, but not every...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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