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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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Tuesday deals: an NVMe SSD, RAM, awesome laptops, and more
— 10:26 AM on June 19, 2018

Howdy, gerbils! At last the good weather's arrived around here (for the most part), except I'm stuck at home working instead of out there enjoying...

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

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Radeon Software 18.6.1 gets vermin running faster with Adrenalin
— 9:00 AM on June 14, 2018

 AMD showed off a Radeon Instinct card using a version of its Vega graphics chip built on a 7-m fabrication process at Computex last...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 3 2200G and an Asus B350M-E for $150 and more
— 12:06 PM on June 12, 2018

Hi there, folks. The post-Computex lull is a real thing, and there isn't that much hardware news to go around. Still, you can read our...

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

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Toshiba OCZ RC100 takes another step toward making NVMe affordable
— 8:00 AM on June 12, 2018

NVMe storage devices represent the future of high-performance non-volatile storage, but the price tags on those devices have limited their appeal primarily to the enthusiast...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Oak Ridge National Labs, IBM, and Nvidia birth Summit supercomputer
— 2:30 PM on June 11, 2018

Oak Ridge National Laboratories has a new supercomputer built with bleeding-edge silicon from IBM and Nvidia. The lab and the system's maker claim the...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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Intel shrinks Optane 905P SSDs into the M.2 form factor
— 2:05 PM on June 5, 2018

Intel spent most of its stage time at Computex promising limited-edition-mainstream and high-end chips that would cross the arbitrary 5-GHz border before the end...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 2400G and an MSI mobo for $200 and more
— 12:23 PM on June 5, 2018

Good folks of the gerbildom, I bring tidings! If it should happen that you're living under a rock and have missed the deluge of news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Corsair MP300 SSDs bring NVMe to every neighborhood
— 2:21 PM on June 4, 2018

Peak SSD throughput exceeded the capacity of the aging 6 Gbps SATA bus a long while ago. Additionally, the NVMe interface has plenty of advantages...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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NGD Systems introduces 16-TB Catalina 2 SSDs powered by ARM cores
— 3:33 PM on June 1, 2018

Hard drives and SSDs have always had logic chips. Spinning platters and moving heads in hard drives need some smarts to keep them from smashing...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software Servers

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X for $185, cheap storage, and more
— 11:50 AM on May 31, 2018

Good near-afternoon, gerbils! We're reeling from a busy week of feature articles. Our recent releases include a look at MSI's WS63 8SJ mobile workstation,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory

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Radeon Software 18.5.2 clears the skies above the Sea of Thieves
— 9:30 AM on May 31, 2018

Nature enthusiasts wet their finger and put it in the air to get a sense of the wind's direction. PC hardware enthusiasts can look to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Optane DC Persistent Memory puts 3D Xpoint goodness in DIMM slots
— 1:06 PM on May 30, 2018

Intel and Micron's 3D Xpoint non-volatile memory has proven a unique bridge between NAND and DRAM in the storage hierarchy. Today, Intel is bringing...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Tuesday deals: an HP EX920 1-TB NVMe SSD for $280 and more
— 11:22 AM on May 29, 2018

Morning's greetings to you, gerbils. We bet you gorged on succulent meats prepared on grills both simple and fancy during Memorial Day. Since you...

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

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Windows patch fixes April 2018 Update for Intel and Toshiba SSDs
— 12:59 PM on May 25, 2018

People using Intel 600p and Pro 6000p SSDs in their PCs can finally get that update to the latest version of Windows. As you may...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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GeForce 397.93 drivers are ready to join The Crew 2
— 9:15 AM on May 25, 2018

Start saving your work, gerbils—the newest GeForce driver is upon us. Driver version 397.93 is WHQL-certified and ready for State of Decay 2 and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Radeon Software 18.5.1 brings the pieces back together
— 11:00 AM on May 24, 2018

Unless you're just joining us here in the PC hardware fandom, you're likely aware that AMD called its last driver update a "unified" release. That...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Thursday deals: an Intel DC S3500 1.6-TB SSD for $315 and more
— 9:52 AM on May 24, 2018

Morning, folks. Although I'm a normally a pretend guitarist, I've recently picked up bass guitar thanks to re-joining a band, and my left index finger...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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