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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.
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.
Enthusiasts have been pushing the limits of silicon for as long as microprocessors have existed. These are but a few of the landmark processors revered for their overclocking prowess.
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.
Thanks to a LinkedIn post we now know that AMD has been working on a smaller, cheaper and cooler version of the chip found inside the Xbox One, a version that may be used in an upcoming Slim redesign.
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.
This is the fifth and final installment in a series exploring the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the first transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
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.
This is the fourth installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips.
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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.
The invention of the microprocessor, DRAM, and EPROM integrated circuits helped bring computing to the mainstream. This is the first in a five-part series exploring the history of the CPU and PCs.
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.
Intel's latest Extreme Edition package boasts eight cores, a massive 20MB smart cache, support for the latest DDR4 memory, and is accompanied by the all new X99 chipset.
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.