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Parallels 15 Boosts PC Game Performance on Macs With DirectX 11

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Despite all of Apple’s success over the last few decades, the Windows software ecosystem is undeniably larger. That’s particularly true if you’re a gamer. Many ...

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Nvidia RTX 2060, 2070 Super: Better GPU Performance, Same Price

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nvidia has launched a trio of new GPUs in its higher-end product families, replacing or augmenting the existing RTX 2060, 2070, and 2080 with a ...

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New Intel Performance Maximizer Offers 1-Touch Overclocking

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel has released a new automatic overclocking tool that might actually be worth using, provided you meet the rather stringent requirements for doing so. Historically, ...

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Report: Optane DIMMs Provide Only Modest Performance Improvements

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Intel unveiled Optane in 2015, it declared it had created a fundamentally new type of memory that could revolutionize the industry. Four years later, ...

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Latest Windows 10 Update Kills Performance in Some Games

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you recently updated your Windows 10 PC and are now having problems in certain games, it may not be anything on your system that ...

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Review: Standout 2020 Toyota Corolla Adds Safety, Performance, Hybrid

Eleven generations of the Toyota Corolla were inexpensive and reliable, if not always memorable. Now the 12th-generation Corolla will dazzle you. This 2020 compact sedan rides better, provides an upscale interior, and insulates outside noises more thoroughly. The safety suite and ...

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New Google Patch Reduces Spectre Performance Impact to ‘Noise’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When news of Spectre and Meltdown broke in January, end users were significantly concerned by the idea that patching these issues could come with a ...

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Tim Cook Says the Mac Mini Isn’t Dead, but It Sure Leaves a Lot of Performance on the Table

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple tends to cycle at least some of its laptops through periodic updates, but it’s not uncommon for desktop products to go longer in between ...

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Latest AMD Ryzen BIOS Updates Really Boost Game Performance

When Ryzen launched, many reviewers noted the chip tended to compete extremely well against Intel in many tests, either in pure performance or performance-per-dollar. Ryzen gaming at lower resolutions like 1080p, however, was a weak spot in some tests. AMD ...

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New Details Define Promise and Limits of Xbox One X 4K Performance

Ever since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio), there’ve been questions about how the platform would handle backwards compatibility with Xbox One titles and what kind of benefits those games could expect. Microsoft has made ...

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