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Microsoft may have kept a tight lid on the details of the custom GPU in the Surface Book but enterprising customers have already started uncovering the secrets of 'the ultimate laptop'.
While we are still a few weeks away from the release of the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book, those looking to make a purchase will now be able to get better detail about the units CPUs and GPU.
With AMD struggling somewhat in recent times, its new CEO hopes to regain lost ground by splitting the major divisions into two separate groups, and focus on VR and AR technology.
Based on the fully fledged Fiji XT, the Nano gets the same 4096 stream processors as the Fury X, just in a much more compact package. AMD hopes the Nano will enable 4K gaming in tiny Mini-ITX systems.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now out for PC and consoles. Using the latest AMD and Nvidia drivers, we tested 26 DirectX 11 graphics cards covering most price ranges.
Despite having an external graphics amplifier, Alienware laptops are to gain Thunderbolt 3 ports and improved displays. Despite the upgrades, these models do not include Skylake processors.
The GTX 950 arrives as the new $150 GPU in Nvidia's current generation line up. Whereas the GTX 750 Ti it replaces was light on performance, the GTX 950 promises to deliver playable 1080p performance.
A lacklustre 12 months has left AMD struggling to compete with rival NVIDIA. Will the manufacturer be able to buck the trend and once again compete in the discrete GPU market?
Every gamer's dream of being able to play all the latest games at the highest settings on the thinnest and lightest of laptops might soon become a reality with external Thunderbolt graphics docks.
The R9 Fury X employs the GCN 1.2 architecture as the R9 380 but doubles the SPU count, and touts a massive memory bandwidth of 512GB/s thanks to an exciting new memory technology known as HBM.
Countless PC gamers, whether Nvidia or AMD users, have expressed anger about Arkham Knight's performance with reports of constant stuttering ruining gameplay. Here's our take.
It's been three and a half years since AMD made strides with its first GCN-based GPU. The R9 390X, R9 390 & R9 380 make up one last round of badged Radeons ahead of the real next-gen release.
The new GeForce GTX 980 Ti is targeting 4K gaming and with 6GB of memory onboard it's still overkill but without excess.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has launched this week to critical acclaim. We tested nineteen DirectX 11 graphics cards to find out how the game performs in both AMD and Nvidia hardware.
Nvidia has released their first WHQL certified driver for Windows 10, version 352.84, supporting the last three generation of Nvidia GPUs in both desktop and mobile varieties.
Microsoft has been working on a cloud based gaming solution for several years and while the technology is not here yet, Kahawai is a step forward to making this service a reality.
Project CARS has been on our radar since its drool-inducing visuals started to make the rounds in 2012. It's the most visually impressive racing simulator we've ever seen. Now let's benchmark it.
Developed by Visceral Games, the retail version Battlefield Hardline is now available and we are back to rerun all the tests (and new ones) to see how the frame rates have changed from the beta.
We knew there would be more ahead for Maxwell and six months after the GTX 980's release, Nvidia is back with the GTX Titan X, a card that's bigger and more complex than any other.
The Homeworld Remastered Collection brings high-res textures and models, new visual effects, recreated cinematic scenes, and support for HD, Ultra HD and 4K resolutions.
Nvidia has responded to the criticism it received in its customer forums for disabling the overclocking features of their 900M series of GPUs stating it will roll back changes in a new driver update.
Nvidia's famed driver releases has yet again got customers descending on the company with pitch forks, as users discovered that their 900M series of laptop GPUs could no longer be overclocked.
Developed by Turtle Rock Studios (creator of Left 4 Dead), Evolve is the company's latest squad-based co-op shooter and unsurprisingly, it calls for some fairly beefy hardware.
While the Battlefield Hardline beta will be available on all platforms, folks playing on PC can use this performance preview to determine what kind of performance your graphics card will deliver.
Dying Light takes place in an expansive urban environment where players navigate using free running 'parkour' mechanics while scavenging for supplies to craft weapons and defend against zombies.
Now that Microsoft has started about its plans regarding the future of gaming on Xbox and Windows 10, we're finally learning about what DirectX 12 will do and what requirements it'll have.
Today's release, the GeForce GTX 960 will take over this so-called sweet spot and should appeal to gamers who are preparing for the impending wave of DirectX 12 titles on a budget.
One of the main issues with gaming laptops is the limitations of the form factor. But the Alienware 13 paired with a Graphics Amplifier offers essentially the same power as a typical gaming desktop.
When new GPUs arrive, we compare them to their predecessor but rarely go back more than one generation. Considering how far DX11 support has come, let's take a look at past and present performance.
Graphics have always been a selling point of the Far Cry series as few games offer the same open world environments that can be experienced in Far Cry. The latest iteration is no exception.
With no more GPU releases from Nvidia or AMD for the remainder of the year the battle is now on pricing. We break down each price bracket to determine which company offers the best value product.
Nvidia announced its latest quarterly earnings to the result of $1.23 billion in revenue, giving the company its greatest three-month stretch of business in its own history.
The AMD Radeon R9 290X is blisteringly fast, it also has a problem with heat. What if you want a 290X that is even faster and at the same time much quieter? HIS delivers with the R9 290X Hybrid IceQ.
With the GTX 970 making up for an excellent value GPU and AMD responding with price cuts for the R9 290, folks looking to game at 4K now have some very capable multi-GPU options for around $600.
Alien: Isolation has plenty of pants-wetting moments and is a blast if you're comfortable with soiling yourself. But we're more interested in the game's performance when running at max settings.
Last year's GeForce 700 series pushed Kepler to its limits. With such a strong showing, Maxwell's first appearance had us excited for higher-end cards and today we finally have them.
Already one of the most iconic and atmospheric first-person shooters around, Metro has received some post-release polish in "Redux" that should present a greater challenge for today's GPUs.
As a mid-range GPU, the R9 285 is meant to deliver mainstream performance at a competitive price. The "Tonga" GPU is essentially a newer, cheaper to produce version of the tried and true "Tahiti" GPU.
In this article we discuss the major VDI solutions that are currently available, how Nvidia GRID works to add GPU acceleration to a VDI, and whether virtual desktops truly are the future of computing.
The Radeon R9 280X is our current best-value pick for performance GPUs. To keep you from sifting though dozens of brands we're comparing what we think are the best five R9 280X models out there.
An AMD public promotional email has indicated that supply of their high-performance R9 series of GPUs has finally picked up to a point where they can be sold at the list price announced at launch.
AMD is teasing Internet users this weekend on Twitter with an announcement of a new processor that has something to do with "small" suggesting that it will be a mobile chip.
The R9 290X had such a huge thermal output that we weren't sure AMD would consider a dual-GPU version. Apparently so, as today arrives the Radeon R9 295X2, the most extreme card we've ever seen.
NVIDIA has announced some of the first details for Pascal, its GPU design that won't be released until 2016, after it launches its Maxwell-based chips sometime later this year.
While you may not need a Radeon R9 290X or a GeForce GTX 780 Ti to get the most out of these games, we're curious to see how hard those titles can push today's hardware.
Marking the introduction of its Maxwell architecture, Nvidia has targeted AMD's $150 Radeon R7 265 with the new GeForce GTX 750 Ti, a card that promises to be more than another rebadge.
AMD's Radeon R9 290 and 290X made a strong case against Nvidia's GTX 780 and Titan, but in reality they are fetching much more than AMD intended. How good of a deal are they, then? Let's find out.
As if it wasn't already fast enough, Gigabyte has armed its GTX 780 Ti with a massive air cooler that allows its variant of Nvidia's newcomer with a 17% overclock and totally silent operation...
Before Nvidia can strike back, it'll have to eat another blow. At $400, the R9 290 offers fantastic value when you consider it still packs much of what made the R9 290X a GeForce killer.