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GeForce GTX 1650 launches at $149, exactly as predicted
— 2:00 PM on April 23, 2019

Well, to the surprise of absolutely no-one, the leaked specifications for the GeForce GTX 1650 that showed up last week were completely correct. So saying,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Rumor: VideoCardz leaks specifications for 75W GeForce GTX 1650
— 12:30 PM on April 17, 2019

We all like to salivate over the capabilities of high-end graphics cards. The reality is that most folks—perhaps even most gerbils, these days—are going to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB for $191, a Core i7 Surface Laptop for $780, and more
— 11:19 AM on April 16, 2019

G'afternoon. Yesterday I scratched a very minor item off my bucket list—I took a short ferry ride from São Jacinto to Gafanha da...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Friday night topic: Preserving our gaming heritage
— 4:19 PM on April 12, 2019

This afternoon as I try to avoid getting real work done, I'm listening to Digital Eclipse producer Frank Cifaldi's talk from GDC entitled It's Still Emulation:...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700X and a mobo for $320 and much more
— 10:47 AM on April 12, 2019

A fair day, good gerbils. While I'd like to think that I have a decent enough moral compass, I've been considering the infliction of bodily...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Displays Memory

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GeForce 425.31 drivers bring DXR to the masses
— 1:43 PM on April 11, 2019

So you're curious about this "RTX" thing but not curious enough to plonk down the money for an RTX-enabled graphics card that may not be a huge...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Asus unveils its first Mini-LED monitors in the ProArt PA27UCX and PA32UCX
— 8:30 AM on April 10, 2019

We missed this one during CES, but back in January, Asus announced the ProArt PA32UCX display. That's a 32" monitor with some seriously...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Bargain basement: an Intel Core i9-9900K for $490 and much more
— 2:35 PM on April 9, 2019

Howdy, folks. Home improvement is a fine endeavor, but it just takes up so much time. Even after you've picked out the stuff that you...

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

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Insider builds dress Chromium in Edge clothing
— 4:59 PM on April 8, 2019

Last December, Microsoft announced plans to dump Edge's HTML and JavaScript guts in favor of Chromium, shortly after anonymous reports surfaced. At the time,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Windows

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Radeon Software 19.4.1 splats bugs and stays the course
— 5:00 PM on April 3, 2019

Amid all the excitement about upcoming products, it's easy to forget that the day-to-day business of supporting all that hardware must continue. On that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Rumor: AMD could launch third-gen Ryzen and Radeon Navi at Computex
— 1:15 PM on April 2, 2019

Can you believe we're already three months into 2019? Somebody pull the brakes on this train. Of course, that's impossible, so we're left barreling at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 12:24 PM on April 2, 2019

G'afternoon, folks. it's a quiet day around here, but things are bound to heat up soon enough. Intel has a datacenter event going, and there...

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

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Valve's cooking up its own VR headset for May
— 1:46 PM on April 1, 2019

Back when Valve announced SteamVR four years ago, instead of making its own headset, the company gave its blessing to HTC's Vive. Now, it seems Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Bargain basement: an Acer Nitro 27" 144 Hz HDR display for $310 and more
— 5:15 PM on March 29, 2019

Hello, folks. This is where I'd dispense pleasantries and some daily life story... if I had one right now. It's been one of those days...

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

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WebKit's JetStream browser benchmark hits version 2
— 4:00 PM on March 27, 2019

I prefer applications that you download and run on your local machine, but I guess I'm old-fashioned because it seems like even most of those...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Asus revives the original WQHD G-Sync display with the PG278QE
— 4:44 PM on March 25, 2019

Back in 2014, we reviewed Asus' then-new ROG Swift PG278Q monitor. That was a 27" display that supported a 144-Hz refresh rate and Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $220 and much, much more
— 12:23 PM on March 22, 2019

Ugh, man, this sucks. It's March, Spring has already started, and I've got a clogged nose, aching eyes, muscle pain, and generally feel like I...

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

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Intel's Graphics Command Center will take you on an Odyssey
— 11:01 AM on March 22, 2019

Intel's been blowing the whistle on the Graphics Hype Train quite a bit lately. The company teased its coming-in-2020 discrete graphics a while back, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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