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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 2:53 PM on March 19, 2019

Greetings folks! I have to rush the pleasantries today. It's been a bad day full of bureaucracy, and although it's past 7 pm around here,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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Microsoft standardizes variable-rate shading as a part of DirectX 12
— 1:34 PM on March 18, 2019

Nvidia's Turing graphics cards came along with quite a few new technologies. The big one of course is their RTX real-time ray-tracing feature, but...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: a 34" 3440x1440 100 Hz VA display for $400 and more
— 12:25 PM on March 15, 2019

Greetings, folks! There isn't much time for pleasantries today, as I need to head out for a weekend trip to Lisbon. I'll be sure to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory

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Halo series hits Steam as DirectX 12 comes to Windows 7
— 8:45 AM on March 14, 2019

Microsoft, what are you even doing? Two interesting-but-probably-unrelated bits of PC gaming news came out of the Redmond complex early this week. The most exciting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Lock and load for Devil May Cry 5 with Radeon Software 19.3.1
— 12:30 PM on March 8, 2019

Okay, gerbils. I promise, this is the last time I'll gush about Devil May Cry 5. It unlocked last night at 11:00pm CST, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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The digital game store wars: Who are the players?
— 3:45 PM on March 6, 2019

A litany of new digital gaming stores have sprung up over the last few years, in commensurate response to the growth of the video games...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Cinebench R20 ditches the graphics test
— 11:00 AM on March 6, 2019

Cinebench: Regardless what you think about the software, you know of it. It's ubiquitous in hardware reviews across the web because, if nothing else, it's extremely...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Bang, bang, bang: pull your Devil Trigger with GeForce driver 419.35
— 1:50 PM on March 5, 2019

Devil May Cry 5 and Tom Clancy's The Division 2 are both really close to release, while Apex Legends is still burning...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: a cheap Vega 64, MacBook Pro, Surface Laptop 2, and more
— 1:20 PM on March 1, 2019

G'afternoon, folks. My tiny terror HTPC is now alive and well, and I'll be making excellent use of it by chewing through my gigantic backlog...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: a 32" 4K display with 95% DCI-P3 coverage for $350 and more
— 1:10 PM on February 26, 2019

Good afternoon, gerbils. It seems that all the talk lately in tech is about bendy phones that fold over. The screen technology therein is quite...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Install Radeon Software 19.2.3 on any reasonably recent AMD GPU
— 6:01 PM on February 25, 2019

Last month, AMD promised that "all Radeon software updates [would] support all Ryzen Mobile laptops" by the end of the first quarter of this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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PCMark 10 is getting battery life and cross-platform Office benchmarks
— 1:20 PM on February 25, 2019

If you go by sales data, most folks on using PCs are on laptops, yet there's really no standardized laptop battery testing methodology. Sure, we have our...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 is still not a consumer device
— 11:55 AM on February 25, 2019

HoloLens 2 shows that Microsoft's impressive XR device is for industrial, medical, and educational applications. It's not for consumers. Not that it ever was, really.

Type: Feature article Tags: Displays

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Tuesday deals: an Intel 660p 512-GB NVMe drive for $67 and much more
— 2:05 PM on February 19, 2019

A fair day to thee, good gerbils. If you're looking for an interesting article to read, may I suggest Colton Westrate's "The death of Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Storage Displays Mobile computing

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All the RTX 2000-series Max-Q laptops
— 9:49 AM on February 18, 2019

Nvidia and partners have developed high-end RTX Max-Q gaming laptop designs. From the CES 2019 stage, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said there are 40+ laptops...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Radeon Software 19.2.2 sets up for Crackdown 3
— 9:30 AM on February 14, 2019

Another day, another driver release. This one's a big one, though: Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.2 is the first driver to officially support...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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PC gamers have tons to look forward to in 2019
— 1:40 PM on February 13, 2019

I don't have to tell this to an audience of gerbils, but rumors of PC gaming's death have been greatly exaggerated for a long...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Latest Windows update highlights HoloLens ahead of MWC announcement
— 10:55 AM on February 13, 2019

Microsoft released Windows 10 build 17763.316 yesterday, and the HoloLens was front and center. It's mentioned in the note atop the release notes page,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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