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AMD's A10-6800K and A10-6700 'Richland' APUs reviewed
— 10:07 PM on June 17, 2013

AMD has taken its Trinity quad-core chips and tuned them so hard, a new code name sprouted forth: Richland. We've taken a pair of...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics

AMD's A4-5000 'Kabini' APU reviewed
— 5:25 PM on May 24, 2013

AMD's next-gen Temash and Kabini processors are about to land inside tablets and sub-$500 notebooks. We've taken a close look at the architecture they...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780 graphics card reviewed
— 8:00 AM on May 23, 2013

The first member of the GeForce 700 series promises nearly all of the speed of the GeForce Titan at a much more palatable price.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

The next Atom: Intel's Silvermont architecture revealed
— 12:00 PM on May 6, 2013

Since their debut five years ago, Intel's Atom microprocessors have relied on the same basic CPU core. Next-gen Atoms will be based on the...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

Asus' VivoTab Smart ME400C tablet reviewed
— 3:44 PM on April 30, 2013

This Windows 8 tablet has an Atom processor, solid battery life, and a $430 price tag. Is it compelling as a tablet, and can...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

AMD's Radeon HD 7990 graphics card reviewed
— 10:57 PM on April 28, 2013

By all rights, the Radeon HD 7990 ought to be the fastest single graphics card in the world. How well does it deliver on that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

The PC is booming—just not the PC we know
— 11:05 PM on April 18, 2013

So, you heard the news: PC sales are tanking. Apparently, nobody wants to buy Dells or HPs anymore; nobody cares about clunky laptops and bulky...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

Today's mid-range graphics cards in BioShock Infinite
— 11:24 AM on April 10, 2013

We've gathered six mid-range cards from AMD and Nvidia and pitted them against each other in Irrational Games' new shooter, BioShock Infinite.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Seagate's Laptop Thin SSHD 500GB hybrid drive reviewed
— 11:11 PM on April 2, 2013

Seagate's latest hybrid drive combines a thin 7-mm form factor with high-density mechanical storage and dual-mode NAND. This so-called SSHD is Seagate's first to be...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Mobile computing

AMD touts unified gaming strategy
— 2:49 PM on April 1, 2013

Last week at GDC, AMD held an event for the press highlighting its commitment to gaming and graphics while dropping a series of newsy bits...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles

Dispatches from the Nexus
— 5:16 PM on March 28, 2013

This past summer, the power button my Palm Pre started misbehaving. At last, I had an excuse to replace the aging handset with something...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

Inside the second with Nvidia's frame capture tools
— 4:40 PM on March 27, 2013

Nvidia has released a suite of tools that allows us to precisely monitor a graphics card's output to the display, providing new insight on the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost graphics card reviewed
— 7:00 AM on March 26, 2013

Mere days after the release of the Radeon HD 7790, Nvidia has raised the curtain on a new mid-range offering of its own: the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

AMD's Radeon HD 7790 graphics card reviewed
— 12:07 AM on March 22, 2013

This latest addition to the Radeon HD 7000 series features a brand-new GPU, a $149 price tag, and a free copy of BioShock Infinite...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

The problem with Windows convertible tablets
— 10:56 PM on March 13, 2013

I've been spending a fair bit of time with Windows convertible tablets lately. I reviewed the Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T last week,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

Samsung's ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T convertible tablet reviewed
— 8:06 PM on March 3, 2013

This Windows 8 convertible has x86 ultrabook guts, an 11.6" 1080p display, and speedy solid-state storage. Attach it to the bundled keyboard dock, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

Those next-gen games? Yeah, one just arrived
— 2:49 PM on March 1, 2013

We've been swept away by a wave of talk about next-gen consoles since Sony unveiled the specs for the PlayStation 4, and we're due for...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming

As the second turns: Frame captures, CrossFire, and more
— 3:09 PM on February 26, 2013

I've been buried in my own work while preparing our Titan review, but lots has happened in the past few weeks, as many in...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming