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Port Royal demo will show which GPUs can weather the DXR storm
— 1:38 PM on November 29, 2018

Real-time ray tracing may be the hottest buzzword of the moment in high-end graphics. The folks at UL Benchmarks (formerly Futuremark) want you to be...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Thursday deals: a HyperX Cloud Revolver headset for $70 and more
— 10:22 AM on November 29, 2018

Hey there, folks. Here's today bit of irrelevant trivia. I've recently joined the rechargeable batteries club. See, ever since I started playing the metal, I...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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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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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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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X for $150, high-end laptops, and more
— 12:20 PM on November 20, 2018

Can you feel it? There's tension in the air, like a massive coiled spring ready to pop in a flash. Black Friday is coming up,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Storage Memory Mobile computing

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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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Nvidia grew Q3 revenue and profits as inventory clouds gather
— 4:14 PM on November 15, 2018

Nvidia reported its financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal 2019 today. The company brought in revenue of $3.18 billion, up 21%...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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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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AMD's Radeon RX 590 graphics card reviewed
— 8:00 AM on November 15, 2018

AMD has already exploited the benefits of GlobalFoundries' 12LP process in its second-generation Ryzen CPUs, and now it's Radeons' turn. The Radeon RX 590 powers...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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In the lab: Asus' Prime X299-Deluxe II mobo and ROG Strix RTX 2070
— 4:02 PM on November 14, 2018

Along with the arrival of Intel's refreshed Core X CPUs, a number of motherboard makers are releasing refreshed motherboards to help take those chips to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Gaming

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MacBook Pros with Vega graphics options go up for sale
— 12:43 PM on November 14, 2018

Vega Mobile lives, and we now know just how much it'll cost for the privilege of adding Radeon Pro Vega 16 or Radeon Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Mac

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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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