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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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Report: MS and Samsung to show Win8 tablet next week
— 2:19 PM on September 8, 2011

Judging by the latest from the rumor mill, Windows 8 won't be out for another year or so. If this story by AFP is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel: Next-gen ultrabooks will work like convertible tablets
— 9:39 AM on September 8, 2011

I don't know if you've looked around lately, but Windows-based tablet PCs are firmly tucked away inside a small niche, and most folks tend to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP readies Pavilion dm1 refresh
— 6:00 AM on September 8, 2011

We like HP's Pavilion dm1z quite a bit. It won our Editor's Choice award and was recommended it in our latest system guide....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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Blogger spills the beans on Amazon's Android tablet
— 1:50 PM on September 6, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few months, you've probably heard that Amazon is not-so-quietly cooking up an Android tablet to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Samsung's Series 9 ultra-slim notebook
— 1:10 PM on September 6, 2011

This 13" notebook has much in common with Apple's MacBook Air—an almost impossibly slim chassis, a very light weight, a low-voltage Sandy Bridge processor, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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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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Asus: Ivy Bridge will usher in $600 ultrabooks
— 6:00 AM on September 6, 2011

Talk of ultrabooks seems to be on everyone's lips lately, as systems from Acer, Asus, Toshiba, and others gear up for retail....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Acer shows first ultrabook
— 9:57 AM on September 2, 2011

Rumors of an Acer ultrabook's imminent launch were, as it turns out, entirely founded. Earlier this morning, Acer lifted the curtain on its Aspire S-series...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Report: Acer to show first ultrabook soon
— 6:00 AM on September 2, 2011

Yesterday, Lenovo treated us to details about its upcoming ultrabooks. Soon, we may also hear from Acer about its ultrabook efforts—or so say the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Matte screen, swanky keyboard highlight Toshiba ultrabook
— 11:57 AM on September 1, 2011

Engadget's minions are all over the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, and they've gotten their hands on yet another ultrabook, this time from...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Orange you glad Lenovo made an ultrabook?
— 11:07 AM on September 1, 2011

Engadget has the scoop on a trio of new notebooks from Lenovo, and one of 'em is an ultrabook. Dubbed the U300S, the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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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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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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