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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 spreads its wings for the 5G future
— 5:22 PM on December 5, 2018

Qualcomm's annual tech summit is underway this week in Hawaii, and the term that emerged from presenters' mouths every two seconds there was "5G." The next...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking

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Tuesday deals: a 960-GB SSD for $110 and more goodies
— 11:38 AM on December 4, 2018

Hullo, good folks. I bet you're dying to know if the meaty RTX speed boost that Nvidia promised for the incoming Battlefield V update...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Displays Input devices

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Report: Microsoft to ditch EdgeHTML in favor of Chromium
— 9:03 AM on December 4, 2018

 Citing anonymous sources, Windows Central reports that Redmond is forging ahead with a plan to replace or retool the Edge browser in Windows 10 with...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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GeForce 417.22 drivers are ready to speed up RTX in Battlefield V
— 2:30 PM on December 3, 2018

Nvidia's letting the news cannon loose today, and the latest piece of information from the green team regards the release of the GeForce 417.22 WHQL...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia promises major RTX boost with Battlefield V update
— 9:31 AM on December 3, 2018

Our early performance testing for DirectX Raytracing effects in Battlefield V suggested that the tradeoff between frame rates and image quality with Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Asus XG32VQR breaks cover with FreeSync 2 and HDR in tow
— 1:38 PM on November 30, 2018

Every single time we write up a gaming monitor, there's always someone that says "oh this monitor would be great if it had X." Well,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel graphics drivers go universal with 25.20.100.6444 release
— 6:24 PM on November 28, 2018

One subtlety of the Windows 10 October Update (also known as version 1809) that may have been lost among its many growing pains is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Project Fi becomes Google Fi and adds iPhone support
— 1:33 PM on November 28, 2018

Google's contract-free Project Fi wanted to be a refreshingly simple kind of cellular service when it launched back in 2015. Carrier partnerships with both...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Basemark GPU 1.1 benchmark adds support for the DirectX 12 API
— 8:21 AM on November 28, 2018

The world can always use more free, quick-to-run, cross-platform benchmarks for the latest methods in graphics programming, and Basemark is improving its benchmark utility for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Tuesday deals: an RX 580 8 GB for $170 and more
— 12:25 PM on November 27, 2018

Howdy folks! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are gone, but we still have deals to bite into. Just like turkey and gravy are juicy and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Cases Displays Mobile computing

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Nvidia 417.01 drivers get ready for Darksiders III
— 11:23 AM on November 26, 2018

Nvidia has released a minor driver update this morning in preparation for Darksiders III. Version 417.01 gets GeForce owners Game Ready for that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia makes it easier to flip RTX on with Battlefield V bundle
— 12:17 PM on November 21, 2018

Battlefield V's performance with Nvidia's RTX effects enabled has sparked plenty of heated discussion about the merits of the technology over the past few...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Almost-Black-Friday deals: a Ryzen 5 2600X for $190 and much more
— 10:28 AM on November 21, 2018

Mornin'. Black Friday is almost here, and we're going to dispense with the usual pleasantries. After all, you know what the deal is around here—just...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling Displays Memory

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Testing Turing content-adaptive shading with Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
— 11:01 PM on November 19, 2018

While Nvidia's RTX ray-tracing stack may be getting all the press, the Turing architecture has other tricks up its sleeve. One of these is called...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Radeon Software 18.11.2 finishes preparations for Battlefield V
— 2:47 PM on November 19, 2018

Radeon cards may not be tracing rays in Battlefield V, but they can still benefit from even more software refinement for the game ahead...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Examining the performance of Nvidia RTX effects in Battlefield V
— 5:40 AM on November 19, 2018

Nvidia's Turing-powered RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti are its first graphics cards capable of accelerating ray tracing for real-time rendering, and Battlefield...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti for $359.99 and more
— 10:45 AM on November 15, 2018

Mmmm, I love the smell of fresh graphics cards in the morning. Unless your accommodations reside underneath a boulder, you're probably aware that the Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Displays Memory

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GeForce 416.94 drivers flip RTX on for Battlefield V
— 10:03 AM on November 14, 2018

Hot on the heels of the 416.81 release, Nvidia just pushed a new graphics driver out, with good reason. The 416.94 release is WHQL-certified...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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