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256-bit AES encryption broken in SandForce SSD controllers
— 8:33 PM on June 11, 2012

When SandForce announced the SF-2000 SSD controller family, it touted the controller's ability to encrypt data with a 256-bit AES algorithm. The previous generation...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Crytek to concentrate on free-to-play titles
— 6:00 AM on June 11, 2012

We all know Crysis 3 is due out next spring. What you might not know is that, apparently, the game may be Crytek's last...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: High-capacity SSD bargains
— 5:27 PM on June 8, 2012

Solid-state drives have recently slipped under the $1/gigabyte threshold, and that's good news for bargain hunters—especially those in the market for high-capacity drives that can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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First Unreal Engine 4 videos now available
— 4:06 PM on June 8, 2012

Last month, we saw the first screenshots of Epic's first Unreal Engine 4 demo. Sadly, the full demo was kept from public eyes, so...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Next-gen NAND demoed in SandForce SSDs
— 10:29 AM on June 8, 2012

Computex — Solid-state drives with next-generation NAND are on the way, and some of them will undoubtedly feature SandForce's SF-2000 controllers. While visiting SandForce's suite...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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PC gaming was everywhere at E3 2012
— 6:00 AM on June 8, 2012

While we were busy covering Computex over in Taiwan earlier this week, a whole other trade show was going on in Los Angeles: E3 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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IHS iSuppli: Hard drive prices won't return to normal till 2014
— 6:00 AM on June 7, 2012

Global supply of mechanical hard drives will recover from last year's Thai flooding in the third quarter, but prices aren't expected to return to their...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Lucid Dynamix increases gaming fluidity on notebook IGPs
— 11:30 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Lucid has done all kinds of interesting things in systems with multiple graphics processors. Now, it's targeting notebooks equipped only with Intel integrated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Corsair Neutron SSDs employ new controller
— 9:58 AM on June 5, 2012

Computex — There's a truly staggering number of solid-state drives on the market these days. However, the number of unique controller, NAND, and firmware...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Watch Dogs has hacking, gunplay in an open-world Chicago
— 9:52 AM on June 5, 2012

The folks at Ubisoft Montreal are working on a new game, and it's not yet another Assassin's Creed sequel. Rather, Watch Dogs is based on fresh IP and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive due August 21
— 3:42 PM on June 4, 2012

With all the hot new triple-A titles being displayed at E3, it's easy to forget about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Valve gave all of us a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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A quick look at Thunderbolt on the PC
— 3:10 PM on June 4, 2012

Thunderbolt has finally arrived on the PC. Motherboards with Thunderbolt ports are selling online and Ivy Bridge notebooks are primed to feature the technology....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Storage and displays
— 5:42 PM on June 1, 2012

With hard drive prices the way they are, it's rare to find truly good deals on mechanical storage. Newegg has a couple of those right...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays

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Release roundup: Card readers and efficient PSUs
— 4:56 PM on June 1, 2012

We've only got a couple of items for this week's release roundup. Computex is drawing nigh, and most hardware makers seem to be holding off...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage

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Dishonored gameplay trailer brings knife to gun fight, still wins
— 10:55 AM on June 1, 2012

Next week, we'll be covering the Computex trade show in Taipei. There's another big show that shares the same dates: the E3 gaming expo, which...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Humble Indie Bundle V packs a wallop
— 9:16 AM on June 1, 2012

Yep, the newest Humble Indie Bundle is now available, with five top-flight indie games packed into a name-your-own-price package where some of the proceeds...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Activision settles with former Infinity Ward heads
— 6:00 AM on June 1, 2012

In March 2010, mere months after the record-breaking release of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, publisher Activision Blizzard summarily fired the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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