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New PowerColor PCS+ R9 290-series cards have humongous heatsinks
— 11:28 AM on January 8, 2014

More and more Radeon R9 290-series graphics cards are eschewing AMD's reference cooler. The latest two that do so hail from PowerColor, and they trade...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

VESA adding USB 3.0, power deliver to DisplayPort spec
— 6:00 AM on January 8, 2014

Power delivery and USB 3.0 connectivity are coming to DisplayPort. The VESA...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

Nvidia responds to AMD's ''free sync'' demo
— 2:57 AM on January 8, 2014

CES — On the show floor here at CES today, I spoke briefly with Nvidia's Tom Petersen, the executive instrumental in the development of G-Sync...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

New mobile Radeon R5 M230, R9 M290X look similar to 8000M series
— 2:48 PM on January 7, 2014

At yesterday's press event, AMD announced three new mobile Radeons: the R5 M230, R7 M265, and R9 M290X. The company didn't disclose specifications at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

GeForce 332.21 WHQL drivers add SLI, 3D Vision profiles
— 12:38 PM on January 7, 2014

CES or not, it's business as usual for Nvidia's driver team this week. The team has just posted a new set of GeForce graphics drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Gigabyte's Brix Pro mini PC has quad-core Haswell with GT3e graphics
— 6:00 AM on January 7, 2014

Remember the Iris Pro-equipped small-form-factor rig Gigabyte showed off at IDF in September? Well, the Brix Pro is finally ready for prime time, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

AMD could counter Nvidia's G-Sync with simpler, free sync tech
— 11:50 PM on January 6, 2014

CES — During an impromptu meeting in a hotel ballroom this morning, I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

AMD sheds more light on Kaveri, announces new mobile Radeons
— 7:46 PM on January 6, 2014

During a pre-CES press conference this evening, AMD revealed more details about its upcoming Kaveri APU. The company also provided an update on Beema and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Former Motorola Mobility chief named new GloFo CEO
— 6:54 PM on January 6, 2014

GlobalFoundries is under new leadership. Earlier this afternoon, the semiconductor foundry firm announced that Sanjay Jha had replaced Ajit Manocha as its Chief Executive...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Nvidia's Tegra K1 SoC has Denver CPU cores, Kepler graphics
— 12:48 AM on January 6, 2014

In early 2011, during a CES press event, Nvidia revealed its Project Denver CPU initiative. On Sunday evening, at another CES press conference, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

Report: Winamp could be saved by Radionomy deal
— 9:15 AM on January 2, 2014

Just before Christmas, we learned that Winamp might get a second wind. Now, TechCruch is reporting that the media player software and associated Shoudcast...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Intel releases extensive Haswell graphics documentation
— 6:00 AM on December 31, 2013

Intel has released a boatload of hardware documentation for Haswell's integrated graphics....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

Battlefield 4's Mantle patch delayed until January
— 12:18 PM on December 30, 2013

Battlefield 4 is the first game scheduled to take advantage of AMD's close-to-the-metal Mantle API. A Mantle-optimized BF4 patch was slated to come out...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Report: NSA intercepts computer shipments, plants malware
— 6:00 AM on December 30, 2013

German news magazine Der Spiegel has published a couple of articles containing new...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Internet Software

MSI's 'Gaming 4G' R9 290-series Radeons have dual fans, higher clocks
— 6:00 AM on December 27, 2013

If you look for Radeon R9 290 and R9 290X cards at Newegg today, chances are you'll see offerings with reference coolers. The more time...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Winner selected in Diamond Radeon R9 280X giveaway
— 11:55 AM on December 24, 2013

We have a winner in our Diamond Radeon R9 280X giveaway. Congratulations, John L'Abate. You've won a Diamond R9280XD53GXOC graphics card...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Winners chosen in G-Sync conversion kit giveaway
— 4:56 PM on December 23, 2013

Our G-Sync conversion kit giveaway ended this morning, and we've now picked...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

Winamp isn't dead yet, could get second wind
— 6:00 AM on December 23, 2013

Remember how Winamp was supposed to shut down on December 20? It's now December 23, and reports of Winamp's death seem to have been...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software