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Intel Pentium Gold chips now have Silver siblings
— 11:11 AM on December 11, 2017

When Intel added the "Gold" suffix to its Kaby Lake Pentium processors back in October, there were rumors that the company would add the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Friday deals: a motherboard trio, a cheap CLC, and a rodent
— 11:01 AM on December 8, 2017

Soooo... anybody got a spare $3000 that I can use to get myself a Titan V card? I really need one for, um, research...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Input devices Copyright

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Nvidia Titan V brings the power of Volta V100 to desktops
— 9:46 AM on December 8, 2017

Late yesterday evening, Nvidia announced the Titan V graphics card at the Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS). The Titan V puts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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GeForce 388.59 drivers are ready for the Titan V apocalypse
— 9:18 AM on December 8, 2017

The graphics driver developer's job is a seemingly unending one. New games come out all the time requiring driver-level optimizations, but occasionally there's a far...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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HTC Vive Focus gets a price tag and detailed specs
— 9:00 AM on December 7, 2017

HTC announced the Vive Focus, the company's first standalone virtual reality headset with inside-out six-degrees-of-freedom tracking, last month. We already knew that the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Mobile computing

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Qualcomm lifts the veil on the Snapdragon 845 SoC
— 4:12 PM on December 6, 2017

Qualcomm just lifted the veil on its newest mobile device SoC, the Snapdragon 845. The company's previous-generation Snapdragon 835 is used in pretty much every...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking

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AMD responds regarding Radeon RX 560 shader count change
— 3:31 PM on December 6, 2017

We reached out to AMD today about the company's decision to add a second, pared-down version of its Radeon RX 560 graphics card without...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Wednesday deals: a nice Ryzen mobo, SSDs and HDDs, and more
— 12:18 PM on December 6, 2017

Oh hi, gerbils. I'd be a little more uppity if it wasn't so darn cold around here. By "cold" I mean a temperature that's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Stuff your biggest graphics card in PowerColor's Gaming Station
— 10:30 AM on December 6, 2017

A while back, we glanced at PowerColor's Devil Box external video card enclosure. It takes virtually any graphics card you want to throw in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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EVGA drops a curtain of silence on its latest GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
— 9:00 AM on December 6, 2017

For whatever reason, we haven't seen the typical amount of variation in factory clock speeds among different board manufacturers' implementations of Nvidia's GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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AMD Ryzen Mobile systems could ship with Qualcomm modems inside
— 2:26 PM on December 5, 2017

Qualcomm's Snapdragon platforms won't be the only processors powering Microsoft's vision for always-connected PCs. At the Snapdragon Technology Summit, AMD's Kevin Lensing, corporate vice...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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AMD quietly introduces a lower-spec Radeon RX 560 with 896 SPs
— 12:53 PM on December 5, 2017

When AMD launched the Radeon RX 560 back in April, the GPU sported 1024 stream processors inside of 16 compute units. That figure was an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Raspberry Pi Foundation builds a bridge between PCs and GPIO pins
— 9:24 AM on December 5, 2017

The Raspberry Pi and its ilk generally lack the computing horsepower of a modern desktop or laptop computer, but one area where they excel is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Report: HP Envy x360 battery life drags regardless of CPU vendor
— 3:22 PM on December 4, 2017

We were a bit disappointed by the battery life of the HP Envy x360 convertible laptop when we tested the machine at the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Aorus GeForce GTX 1070 Ti muscles up its clock rates
— 12:30 PM on December 4, 2017

GeForce GTX 1070 Ti cards all run pretty much the same clock rates out of the box. Whether this is due to a mandate from...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Report: graphics card shipments rose sharply in Q3 2017
— 2:00 PM on December 1, 2017

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released its latest report on the state of the discrete graphics card market. According to the company, overall graphics...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Gaming

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Zotac Zbox MI640 and MI660 nano deliver a double shot of Kaby Lake-R
— 9:00 AM on December 1, 2017

Intel's desktop Coffee Lake Core i5 and Core i7 processors bring a lot of muscle to the desktop, but some situations call for nuance and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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X299 Designare EX and Aorus Ultra Gaming Pro are high-end beasts
— 5:00 PM on November 30, 2017

It's getting to be about time for an upgrade, and I'm thinking real hard about Intel's X299 platform for my next build. If you're in...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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