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Sapphire flexes custom 7-series Radeons
— 12:55 AM on June 9, 2012

Computex — Sapphire had a little bit of everything on display at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan this year. The most interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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EVGA's hot-clocked GTX 680 features massive blower
— 9:10 AM on June 8, 2012

Computex — Graphics cards based on Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680 are all over Computex. Every graphics card maker we've visited has had at least...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling

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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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Nvidia tops GeForce 600M series with Kepler-based GPU
— 6:00 AM on June 6, 2012

Since March, the fastest members of the GeForce GTX 600M series have been older, 40-nm GPUs based on Nvidia's Fermi architecture. No longer. Nvidia

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Nvidia intros cheap, Kepler-based GeForce GT 640
— 10:38 PM on June 4, 2012

We're still waiting for Kepler derivatives to populate the $200-300 sweet spot, but Nvidia has just tackled the lower rungs of the market with a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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It's official: Microsoft offers Windows 8 upgrade discounts
— 6:00 AM on June 4, 2012

The rumors were true: as of last Saturday, buying a Windows 7 PC may entitle you to a cheap upgrade to Windows 8. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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After new beta Catalysts, AMD to slow driver release cycle
— 5:37 PM on May 31, 2012

There's a new set of graphics drivers out for Radeon users. The Catalyst 12.6 Beta Driver is available here, and it adds a handful...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8 Release Preview now available
— 3:33 PM on May 31, 2012

Microsoft teased an early June debut for the Windows 8 Release Preview last month, but I guess it decided to pull the trigger early....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft may kill Start menu hacks for Windows 8
— 9:54 AM on May 31, 2012

In Windows 8, Microsoft is killing the Start menu and replacing it with the Metro Start screen. That move essentially forces users to dance back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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Dual-Tahiti Radeon HD 7970 X2 pictured
— 10:52 AM on May 29, 2012

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 690 is the first dual-GPU card of the new generation. It won't be the last, though. AMD is reportedly...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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''GeForce GTX 660'' graphics card pictured
— 9:44 AM on May 29, 2012

Unlike its rival AMD, Nvidia still doesn't have a top-to-bottom lineup of 28-nm graphics processors. Nvidia actually has just one variant of Kepler on the desktop: the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Next-gen Brazos APUs sneak online
— 10:42 AM on May 24, 2012

While putting together the latest system guide, we lamented the lack of a replacement for HP's excellent dm1z ultraportable. The 11.6" system is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Windows 8 may have Flash in Metro after all
— 6:00 AM on May 24, 2012

Last September, after many months of unwavering HTML5 advocacy, Microsoft announced that the Metro version of Internet Explorer in Windows 8 wouldn't support Adobe...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

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Win8 taskbar, mouse tracking tweaked for multi-monitor configs
— 12:06 PM on May 22, 2012

Think Windows 8 is optimized solely for touchscreen displays? Think again. In its Building Windows 8 Blog, Microsoft has detailed numerous enhancements...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Operating systems

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Nvidia posts GeForce 301.42 WHQL drivers
— 9:48 AM on May 22, 2012

The first GeForce R300 drivers to receive certification from Microsoft's WHQL labs are out, and they include everything from new features to performance improvements to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia denies rumored Kepler performance degradation
— 6:51 PM on May 21, 2012

Earlier today, we saw a rumor claiming that Nvidia's Kepler GPUs suffer from a flaw that results in "serious performance degradation over long periods of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8 Desktop to ditch Aero
— 6:00 AM on May 21, 2012

Microsoft's Aero interface managed to survive the transition from Windows Vista to Windows 7 mostly unscathed, but it's nearing the end of its run. Just...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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