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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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Deal of the week: 8GB of RAM for $35 and other bargains
— 5:53 PM on September 2, 2011

A lot of us are no doubt packing up (or unwinding) in preparation for the Labor Day weekend right now, but there's always time to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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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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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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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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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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Leaked slide teases improved Cedar Trail graphics performance
— 6:00 AM on August 29, 2011

The rumor mill suggests that Intel's next-generation Atom platform, code-namded Cedar Trail, won't make its formal debut until November. Will it be worth the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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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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Details about 28-nm mobile AMD GPUs leak out
— 6:00 AM on August 26, 2011

Earlier this week, the guys at SemiAccurate served up a leaked list of 28-nm mobile Nvidia graphics chips scheduled for next year. Showing it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Release roundup: Outlaws, sentries, and clicky keyboards
— 5:16 PM on August 25, 2011

Although the summer lull is still in full force, our inbox has collected a decent number of announcements from various hardware makers this week. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Memory Input devices

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WSJ reflects on Apple after Jobs, looks back at his influence
— 10:40 AM on August 25, 2011

The news of Steve Jobs' resignation from Apple's CEO spot late yesterday was a possibility we've seen coming for years, given Jobs' apparent ongoing...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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Updated: AMD picks a CEO: former Lenovo COO Rory Read
— 9:34 AM on August 25, 2011

Over seven months after the departure of Dirk Meyer, AMD has finally found someone to fill his shoes. Say hello to Rory Read, age...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Steve Jobs steps down as Apple's CEO
— 6:32 PM on August 24, 2011

Yep, you read that right. As of this afternoon, Steve Jobs is no longer Apple's Chief Executive Officer. Jobs submitted his resignation to the...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Leaked roadmap forecasts 28-nm Fermi shrinks for 2012
— 9:20 AM on August 24, 2011

We already know that Kepler, Nvidia's next-gen 28-nm GPU, isn't scheduled to enter production until next year. Well, the folks at SemiAccurate have...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8 to spruce up Explorer file management
— 6:00 AM on August 24, 2011

In Monday's preview of USB 3.0 support in Windows 8, Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky hinted that we'd soon get a glimpse of the upcoming operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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