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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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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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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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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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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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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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Once a pirate...
— 9:32 PM on August 28, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Deus Ex: HR for $35, plus dirt-cheap SSDs and RAM
— 4:52 PM on August 26, 2011

I sang the praises of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution this morning, and as luck would have it, the game came up in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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So long, sort of, and thanks for all the tech
— 12:16 PM on August 26, 2011

Steve Jobs retired on Wednesday. Kind of. Well, not really. He stepped down as CEO of Apple but remains as Chairman of the Board and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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StarCraft: Coming to a sports bar near you
— 11:28 AM on August 26, 2011

Unless they're sitting next to me on the couch, I've never been all that interested in watching other people play video games. But some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Just one more mission: impressions of the new Deus Ex
— 10:03 AM on August 26, 2011

It's now 9PM. My plan was to start writing this post three hours ago, but that didn't pan out. Instead of writing, I found myself...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Valve shows Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gameplay
— 9:37 AM on August 26, 2011

Two weeks after revealing that it's working on a new Counter-Strike game, Valve has given us mere mortals a first look at the game....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Point of View insults intelligence with GeForce 550 Ti 4GB
— 12:14 PM on August 25, 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the world's most pointless graphics card. Nvidia partner Point of View has come up with a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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