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VirtualLink standard could pipe VR pixels through one USB-C cable
— 3:00 PM on July 17, 2018

Anybody with a VR headset has known the joy of plugging in a mess of USB, HDMI, and possibly power cables. A new industry group...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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AMD touts driver stability on the back of new test report
— 3:13 PM on July 16, 2018

AMD is keen to talk about a provocative white paper that it commissioned from the testing firm QA Consultants. In its conclusions, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Monday deals: a Crucial MX500 500-GB SSD for $88 and much more
— 1:22 PM on July 16, 2018

Hey, folks! We're pushing our deals post forwards because Amazon's running its Prime Day sales and pretty much every other retailer under the sun is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Mobile computing

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In the lab: Asus' Lyra Trio mesh Wi-Fi system
— 3:00 PM on July 13, 2018

My sports analogy game is weak, but I believe what I'm about to do is called going with a pinch hitter. You see, I've had...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Thursday deals: a Corsair Carbide Spec-05 case for $27 and more
— 11:51 AM on July 12, 2018

Fair day to everyone who, unlike me, hasn't been dealing with a house flood. You see, yesterday after I'd had only a couple hours' sleep,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Memory

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Deal of the day: an RX 580-and-B350-mobo combo for $300
— 3:15 PM on July 11, 2018

If you're building a new midrange PC but are still having trouble finding an affordable graphics card to put inside it, ASRock might have just...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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GeForce Now beta comes to Nvidia Shield TV set-top box
— 2:00 PM on July 11, 2018

The latest iteration of Nvidia's GeForce Now game-streaming service has been in beta for the PC and Mac since this January, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Far Cry 5 gets FreeSync 2 HDR support in latest update
— 3:45 PM on July 9, 2018

Far Cry 5 has offered HDR support for some time now, and I've certainly enjoyed the blinding highlights and pitch-black shadows its HDR mode...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Microsoft teases a possible Surface launch tomorrow morning
— 1:06 PM on July 9, 2018

Microsoft seems poised to make an announcement about its next Surface or Surfaces tomorrow morning. The company posted a slightly enigmatic tweet on its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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EVGA minds the gap with two GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB cards
— 3:00 PM on June 27, 2018

Nvidia quietly surfaced the 3 GB version of its popular mainstream gaming GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card over a month ago, but cards still...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Wi-Fi Alliance starts WPA3 security certification program
— 12:30 PM on June 26, 2018

The number and know-how of devices connected to Wi-Fi networks have both exploded since late 2004, but almost 15 years later, the Wi-Fi Protected...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Thermaltake Engine 17 cools 35-W CPUs with 17 mm of stature
— 4:00 PM on June 25, 2018

We've already seen a few coolers based on Sandia Labs' Air Bearing Heat Exchanger, most notably Thermaltake's Engine 27. That cooler's name is meaningful:...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Micron announces mass production of GDDR6 RAM
— 9:04 AM on June 25, 2018

The availability of a new type of memory chip is often a harbinger of new graphics processors. Micron's announcement that the company has started...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Alphacool Eissturm kits take the guesswork out of open-loop liquid-cooling
— 9:31 AM on June 22, 2018

Open-loop liquid-cooling setups can be pretty intimidating. Having built such a rig myself in the past, I can tell you that you have to be...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti combo deal and much more
— 11:45 AM on June 21, 2018

Oh boy. I'm sure you've heard the news about Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's departure. The consequences of this corporate move are up in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory

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Nvidia Titan V CEO Edition boasts 32 GB of HBM2 for neural nets
— 7:48 AM on June 21, 2018

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang loves to take the world by surprise with new Titan cards in unexpected places, and yesterday was no different. At the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Basemark GPU benchmark crosses API and OS boundaries
— 2:00 PM on June 20, 2018

The most common metrics for graphics card performance tend to be games, but modern GPUs are tasked with doing a lot more than creating pixelated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Noctua DX-3647 coolers keep Xeon Scalable chips cool and quiet
— 4:28 PM on June 19, 2018

Noctua is known for quiet and effective cooling solutions typically topped off by uniquely-hued fans. The company's offerings carry premium price tags, but so do...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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