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While attempting to play Diablo III, a student has discovered a bug in NVIDIA video cards. The GPU refuses to erase the old memory from an old app, exposing what could be private information.
A smartphone user, going by the alias 'Core Down', has successfully modified his Lumia 435 and 520 to include a huge Wi-Fi antenna and even a CPU fan to combat heating issues on the devices.
Similar to Microsoft and the Xbox One, Sony is now offering developers access to an additional CPU core to improve gaming performance on the PlayStation 4.
UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.
Microsoft has quietly added a discrete NVIDIA GPU option to the least-expensive Surface Book model, which you can pre-order now for $1699 all told.
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'.
At an event in San Francisco, Qualcomm displayed a prototype of a 24 core, 64-bit socketed CPU running enterprise linux software, aimed at massive web companies like Google and Facebook.
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.
Whereas Broadwell was a tick in Intel's "tick-tock" release cycle, Skylake is a tock, which means the same manufacturing process along architecture improvements. On hand today is the Core i7-6700K.
Join as for a trip down memory lane as we take a look back at the Core 2 CPUs and compare them to the current generation Haswell Celeron, Pentium, Core i3, i5 and i7 parts.
Broadwell is the 14nm die shrink of Haswell, bringing a smaller die and lower power consumption, along a few minor tweaks. Today we have the flagship model on hand, the Core i7-5775C.
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.
We pair the $70 Athlon X4 860K and Pentium G3258 with the GTX 960 and R9 285 graphics cards and test 20 of the most popular AAA titles, to find out which one is best for gamers on a budget.
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.
Intel's new Braswell SoCs promise to be faster across the board while also consuming less power than Bay Trail. Manufactured using Intel's 14nm process, today we have the N3050 and N3700 for testing.
Intel, one of the largest chipmakers around, is buying one of its rivals, Altera. The latter was focused on specialized processors that are increasingly being used alongside traditional servers.
The new GeForce GTX 980 Ti is targeting 4K gaming and with 6GB of memory onboard it's still overkill but without excess.
Who needs silicon when you have wood? Researchers in the United States and China have discovered a way to put their CPUs on wood, greatly reducing the material cost and chemicals within a CPU.
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.
In what might be a treasure trove of leaked information, or a very elaborate hoax, details on Intel's 6th generation desktop processors are now available, including photos of engineering samples.
According to a new report, Samsung managed to snatch another of TSMC's big clients. The South Korean company will build Qualcomm's upcoming high-end processors, the Snapdragon 820.
All three Intel Core families are based on the same architecture so where they really differ is in their number of cores/threads and cache size. We test how each performs in a range of applications.
According to the latest reports, Samsung has signed a deal to supply the chips for the company's next iPhone model. If true, Samsung will have reforged its partnership with Apple which it had lost.
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.
The new Snapdragon 810 chips may just be hitting the market now, but Qualcomm is already talking about its future generation of chips and the features they'll bring to our handsets next year.
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.
SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures.
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.
Amid declining smartphone sales and profits Samsung is betting big on the future of OLED screens. The company is investing a huge amount of money in a new manufacturing line for the panels.
We're putting the AMD FX-8320E against Intel's Core i3-4360 and the slightly more expensive Core i5-4430 to see which processor offers the best value for budget builders.
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.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in efficiently manufacturing a whole new material that might revolutionize computing and chip manufacturing. Despite the news, the technology is many years away.
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.
According to a new report from South Korea the two companies will once again work together, with Samsung pegged to ship 75% of the chips Apple needs for its next generation of iPhones.