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AMD clobbers Nvidia in updated Ashes of the Singularity DirectX 12 benchmark

Share This article Roughly six months ago, we covered the debut of Ashes of the Singularity, the first DirectX 12 title to launch in any form. With just a month to go before the game launches, the developer, Oxide, has ...

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Fallout 4 is a great game but a terrible RPG

Share This article Fallout 4 is a great game. It’s got better gunplay and action than any previous modern Fallout, a decent crafting system, streamlined skills and talents, and an evocative setting. The landscapes and environments are gorgeous, even if ...

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Vulkan API reaches 1.0, claims broad API support, cross-OS compatibility

Share This article It’s been some 18 months since Khronos announced the next-generation of OpenGL, and the final version of the spec, Vulkan, is finally ready for deployment. As of today, everything related to Vulkan — drivers, SDKs, and early ...

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Why you shouldn’t pre-order an Oculus Rift

Share This article In roughly six weeks, Oculus will finally launch the Oculus Rift. Interest in the Rift has been high ever since its Kickstarter three years ago, and the company’s hardware can deliver a thrilling experience unlike anything conventional ...

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AMD unveils its own CPU recommendations for Oculus VR

Share This article Earlier this week, Oculus opened pre-orders for systems and configurations that it believes will deliver an acceptable VR experience. Overall, it’s probably best if consumers hold off on pre-ordering VR equipment — but since we’ve spent most ...

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Bethesda’s Doom reboot drops May 13, complete with $120 Collector’s Edition

Share This article After a whopping eight years in development, Bethesda has finally given a date for the next iteration of Doom. On May 13, players will finally suit up as, erm, Anonymous Space Marine, to take on the forces ...

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How much RAM do you need, should you upgrade it, and will it speed up your PC?

Share This article Welcome to ExtremeTech’s comprehensive RAM guide, in which we’ll answer a broad range of questions related to how much system RAM you need these days, whether or not it’s worth it to upgrade older systems, and whether ...

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Nintendo in 2016: The next-generation NX, mobile games, and investigating VR

Share This article Nintendo is currently one of the biggest question marks in the world of gaming. We’re likely to see the next-gen NX system for the first time later this year, and that could lead to an early demise ...

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Report: Nintendo NX developer kits are shipping; device will be both handheld and console

Share This article E3, and the Nintendo NX’s full review, are still months away, but news around Nintendo’s next-generation console has been hot lately. Today, we’ve got a new pair of rumors around the device: Nintendo is supposedly seeding software ...

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Rise of the Tomb Raider looks and plays better on PC, but budget gaming rigs won’t cut it

Share This article Back in November, Rise of the Tomb Raider launched on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 to massive critical acclaim. As a sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot, it was seen as an improvement in nearly every ...

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