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G.Skill Trident Z Royal DIMMs fuse crystals and precious metals
— 12:55 PM on November 20, 2018

We often call RGB LED-bedecked hardware "blingy," but few PC hardware companies have pursued that style as literally as G.Skill has for its Trident Z...

Type: News story Tags: 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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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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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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Tuesday deals: a Samsung 970 EVO 500 GB for $113, cheap RAM, and more
— 10:11 AM on November 13, 2018

Howdy, folks. We're short on time for pleasantries today, but you'll be fine. After all, you have a review to read—that of the Intel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Cases Storage Memory

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Radeon Software 18.11.1 gets ready to roll for Battlefield V
— 4:36 PM on November 8, 2018

Not to be left behind by the green team, AMD has its own set of fresh drivers for the upcoming release of Battlefield V....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700X for $295 and more
— 11:18 AM on November 8, 2018

Howdy, gerbils. The TR labs are humming with activity behind the scenes, but that's not all that's happening. Black Friday is coming up fast, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices

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GeForce 416.81 drivers marshal the troops for Battlefield V
— 10:24 AM on November 8, 2018

The Windows 10 October Update remains a massive missing piece in Nvidia's RTX software stack, but you have to go to war with the army...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Micron 12-Gb LPDDR4X RAM promises higher mobile performance and capacity
— 11:10 AM on November 7, 2018

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets often come with enough RAM to rival desktop PCs these days, but capacity isn't the sole measure of performance...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Forza Horizon 4 reviewed
— 3:50 PM on November 2, 2018

Forza Horizon 4 takes Playground Studios' accessible open-world racer to the English countryside. We grab our bags and take to the long and winding roads...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming Software

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Radeon Software 18.10.2 equips vault dwellers for the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A.
— 9:41 AM on October 26, 2018

The Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. begins October 30 on the PC, and AMD is ready with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2. Developer Bethesda promises...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: a 32-GB kit of RAM at 3600 MT/s for $255 and more
— 10:35 AM on October 25, 2018

Howdy, folks. It's pretty quiet around here because Jeff's working on a piece that you gerbils should find quite interesting. Remember the ever-so-mighty Core i7-5775C...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory Input devices

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Thursday deals: a Samsung 970 EVO 500-GB SSD for $133 and more
— 12:50 PM on October 18, 2018

Three spoons of flu. A dash of car unavailability due to repairs. A couple buckets of mysterious Windows installation automation issues. Bureaucracy to taste. A...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Memory

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Radeon Software 18.10.1 stands at attention for Black Ops 4
— 8:30 AM on October 12, 2018

Nvidia graphics card owners aren't the only gamers getting software updates this morning. Radeon Software 18.10.1 is here, and it offers slight but welcome...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Nvidia 416.34 drivers give Black Ops 4 a shot of adrenaline
— 7:47 AM on October 12, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is here, and Nvidia is giving GeForce gamers a supply drop with version 416.34 of its Game...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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