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QuakeCon 2015 – Day 1

20 years. That’s how long America’s largest BYOC LAN party and associated events has been going on. From the humble beginnings in 1996 at a small hotel in a Dallas suburb, to the mega-sized event luring thousands of visitors to Dallas in the middle of the summer, QuakeCon has always ...

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VisionTek Road Warrior Roundup, 60 GB Go Drive, Wallet Drive and DriveXpander

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The world has become a mobile place. Mobility along with data communications and data transfer are part of our everyday lives. The cloud is okay, but data security can still be an issue. Thumb drives are alright, but limited in application and grow mega-expensive as their size grows. What do you do ...

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AMD Stacked HBM Promises Lower Power and Higher Bandwidth

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We all know that AMD will release their next generation GPU soon. While the company has not yet disclosed the full details of their upcoming GPUs, it has announced that the upcoming GPU will feature a new memory chip type called High Bandwidth Memory or HBM. AMD made this announcement during their 2015 ...

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AMD Roadmap for 2016+: Zen CPU Core, Optimized GCN with HBM 2.0, and K12 SoC

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AMD has revealed its plan for the next couple of years at this year’s financial analyst day. One of the biggest news about the upcoming product is the highly anticipated, brand new x86 Zen core that the company will launch in 2016. AMD shared some news about the upcoming processor and ...

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AMD’s 2016+ CPU/APU “Zen” Core Offers 40% IPC Improvement and DDR4 support

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2016 will be an exciting year for AMD as the company will finally release the highly anticipated, brand-new, next gen x86 microarchitecture codenamed “Zen”. While AMD is not yet to fully disclose the new CPU architecture, it has released some detail about the next gen CPU at the 2015 financial analyst ...

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Install Windows 10 Preview From A Flash Drive

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It’s that time again, yet another version of windows to install. You can wait for long boring periods of time and install from an optical drive or you can supercharge the install from a Flash Drive.     What you’ll Need Windows 10 (preview) Windows 10 Technical Preview Direct from Microsoft Rufus “Create ...

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AMD Roadmap through 2016+ includes K12, a new x86 and ARM cores

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AMD hosted a “Core Innovation Update” conference today where we get a hint of what is coming for the company in the next couple of years. AMD’s future roadmap will still be focusing what it has done well in the past with x86, ie desktop, laptop, and servers. However, the ...

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Hardware for Mobile Gaming

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Over the years mobile gaming has evolved, from the large dubiously heavy handheld devices that could be used more as a hammer than a communication device. Then fast forward a few years to the era of the near-invincible Nokia and other strange phone sub-species, like the side-kick, palm pilot and ...

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AMD “Kabini” and “Temash” APU’s

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AMD has officially released its entire mobile platform for the year 2013. Today the company released the Kabini SoC for the ultrathin notebooks and the Temash SoC for tablets. Built on the 28nm process, Temash and the Kabini are expected to deliver up to 20% better CPU performance, 75% GPU ...

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AMD’s new heterogeneous Uniform Memory Access (hUMA)

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We still have to wait a couple of months until Kaveri—the successor to the Trinity APU—is released. However, AMD is ready to talk a little bit about the upcoming APU. While we do not have any specific information on the model and the clockspeed, we have a bit of information ...

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Starcraft II Heart of The Swarm Launch Event 3/11/2013 – Irvine, CA

  Blizzard has a special was of not just launching a new game but making it an experience. After being at the Heart of the Swarm event mere years ago I can say this not only stepped up the game but blew it off the map as the new Starcraft ...

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2013 AMD Mobile APU (Richland)

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Today, AMD kicks off 2013 with the launch of Richland, the successor of the Trinity APU. The company launched four mobile APUs with 35W TDP designed for performance notebook. Architecturally, Richland is identical to Trinity as both APUs are based on the Piledriver CPU cores and Southern Island GPU cores. ...

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RAMDisks: Maximizing High-Capacity RAM

Want a tremendous speed boost? Keep reading, as we explore the benefits of a RAMDisk.

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Diamond Multimedia’s New Android Media Player, and Computer Hardware

Diamond Multimedia impressed us this year with their latest AMP2000 Android Media Player, and some of their latest computer hardware at CES 2013 this year. These products will be available no later than March or April this year! 

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ASUS’s Unveils the Transformer AiO P1801, RAIDR Express, and their Ultra-Wide Monitor

ASUS’s innovation never fails to impress us. This year at CES 2013, ASUS shows us a Hybrid All-in-One PC/Tablet, their new RAIDR Express PCI-E SSD, and a new exciting Ultra-Wide 29″ monitor running at 2560 x 1080.

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Cooler Master’s Latest Gaming Gear, Coolers, and Gadgets

Cooler Master came prepared for CES 2013. They brought plenty of new goodies to show us in almost every category of products they offer. From new gaming peripherals, new chassis, all the way to some new ultrabook and tablet accessories. Read on to find out if any of these products ...

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Intel Previews Haswell’s GT-3 and Razer’s New Gaming Tablet

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Intel gives us a sneak peak at their upcoming Haswell CPU with integrated GT-3 graphics. We also take a look at Razer’s latest Edge Pro Gaming tablet.

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AMD Shows Off “Kabini” and “Temash” APU Family, and Next-Generation APU Powered Tablets.

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At CES 2013, AMD introduces their first true system-on-chip APUs, codenamed “Kabini” and “Temash”, while Vizio gets in a partnership with AMD for the next generation AMD APU powered All-in-One Desktop Systems, and tablets.

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Nvidia Unveils Tegra 4, i500 Soft Modem, Project Shield and more!

During Nvidia’s Press Conference at CES 2013, Jen-Hsun Huang delivered his speech about Nvidia’s latest projects and goodies, including the new Tegra 4 mobile and the i500 Soft Modem chip, Nvidia Grid, Project Shield, and GeForce Experience a.k.a GFE. 

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Bjorn3D Arrives at International CES 2013

Bjorn3D has arrived at CES 2013. Over the next few days, we’ll be bringing you detailed coverage of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Keep reading for our live coverage of the NVIDIA press conference, and stay tuned for more!

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Gigabyte Aivia Osmium

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Gigabyte’s Aivia Osmium gaming keyboard is a very slick looking and attractive peripheral to have displayed as part of your entertainment setup. But is it worth it?

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Complete AMD 2012 APU Line Up

Mobile Trinity kicks off 2012 for AMD by incorporating the Piledriver CPU core (an enhanced version of the Bulldozer) and the updated GPU core based on the VLIW4 design derived from AMD’s Northern Island discreet GPU from the HD 6970. With the mobile APU out of the way, AMD also launched the ...

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AMD E-Series APU “Brazos 2.0″

A glance over AMD’s plan shows that 2012 will see a greater push for APUs. From high performance systems all the way down to everyday performance and productivity systems, AMD has APUs designed to meet users’ computing needs. After introducing the second generation mobile A-Series APU (codenamed Trinity) in May, AMD ...

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Thecus® Leading Trends at Computex 2012

Thecus is showing off their latest products at Computex 2012 that includes the TopTower Series, Microsoft Windows Storage Servers W Series, V Sereis, Vision Series, and NVR Visoguard. The company will also shows the ThecusOS 5.0 that brings system monitoring with live feedback on error, maintenance issue and activity. The ...

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AMD presents 2012 A-Series APU (Trinity)

AMD today unveiled the next generation APUs for notebooks: Trinity. With more performance, Eyefinity-support and more improvements it looks like the perfect companion for those new Ultrathin laptops.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card

Could it be that NVIDIA’s latest GeForce GTX 670 can beat AMD’s flagship 7900 series graphics cards at a lower cost? Keep reading to find out!

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Surround on a Stick! Single Card Nvidia Surround Tested

Today we check out the performance of the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 in Surround mode at 5760 x 1080 and at 6040×1080 (Custom Resolution) on 8 different games.

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CES 2012: Rosewill’s Newest Tech Goodies

Check out Rosewill’s Thor V2 or Blackhawk cases, their latest laptop cooling solutions, or even their Cherry MX Switch Mechanical Keyboards at CES 2012

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CyberPower PC’s Black Mamba Fang III at CES 2012

CyberPower showed off a very interesting 2-in-1 PC at CES 2012 called the Black Mamba Fang III. Its a combination of a High-End Gaming system and a Server based system in one single case.

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Kingston latest gadgets at CES 2012

Kingston shows off their latest red Hyper Limited Edition memory modules, next concept T1 modules, a 64GB system running a high demanding composition, and latest Ultrabook Flash Drives.

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Razer at CES 2012

Razer at CES 2012 showed off two of their latest products, the Naga Hex gaming mouse, and their latest on-the-go Project Fiona Gaming PC Tablet with game controllers on the side.

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CES 2012: GIGABYTE Shows Off Their Z77 Motherboards

This year at CES 2012, GIGABYTE showed off their latest upcoming Z77 motherboards supporting the next-generation 22nm Ivy Bridge processors from Intel.

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Bulldozer Overclocked

AMD’s new Bulldozer chip is highly anticipated, but how far can it really go? Keep reading to find out.

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Llano vs. Sandy Bridge: HTPC Performance

The AMD A3850 APU is a capable APU for the mainstream user. It has a lot of potential as part of an HTPC. We’ve compared it to an Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3-2100T/H67 combo to see who can make the best HTPC.

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ZOTAC Factory Tour in Dongguan

What does it take to build a video card or a motherboard? ZOTAC was kind enough to take us through their factory to show how it is done. Read along as we discover how everything is assembled and qualified through stress tests.

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SLI Tests: Intel Sandy Bridge vs AMD Phenom II

  AMD’s new 990FX chipset natively supports SLI, so we decided to test its impact in games. Keep reading for more.

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Post Computex 2011 – Part 2

To wrap up Computex 2011, we went ahead and wrapped up some of the latest motherboards, video cards, tablets, and memory products from MSI, GIGABYTE, and Kingston.

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Computex 2011 – Booth Babes

Like every year, we bring back some of the finest Booth Babes for our readers, this time at Computex 2011.

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Post Computex 2011 – Part 1

Computex 2011 just finished and we are ready to show off some of the latest products coming out this year. In this article we’ll take a look at Thermaltake, Noctua, ZOTAC, Zalman and Silverstone.

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Nvidia 3D Vision for YouTube

NVIDIA 3D Vision for YouTube is finally here. Users can enjoy sharing their favorite family moments and stream 3D Movies straight from YouTube with Nvidia’s 3D Vision glasses.

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