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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lenovo preps $199, Android 2.3-powered tablet
— 3:38 PM on September 1, 2011

The tablet price war is still raging. The TouchPad might have won the latest battle with a spectacular kamikaze attack, but HP won't keep peddling...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Amazon could be prepping 7-, 10-inch Android tablets
— 6:00 AM on September 1, 2011

Aren't conflicting rumors fun? There's always a nugget of truth in there somewhere, but the search for it is like an Easter egg hunt. This...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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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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HP readies TouchPad encore
— 8:45 AM on August 31, 2011

Miss out on your chance to buy an HP TouchPad? There's hope. The popularity of deeply discounted TouchPads has apparently inspired HP to...

Type: News story Tags: 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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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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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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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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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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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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