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Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

Last year, Intel and Micron announced that they’d developed a new memory standard. This new memory, 3D XPoint (pronounced “crosspoint”) is a non-volatile memory that Intel is advertising as the first major memory breakthrough in 25 years. Early speculation was ...

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PlayStation 4K is reportedly real, so what kind of performance can we expect?

Last week, we reported on rumors at GDC that Sony was working on a PlayStation 4.5, also dubbed the PS4K. Now, new reports from sources within the company are claiming that the hardware is real and already in the prototype ...

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Crytek’s stunning The Climb showcases VR performance on the Oculus Rift

Share This article As VR headsets like the Oculus Rift tip-toe towards launch day, we’re starting to hear more about the types of VR content you’ll actually be able to buy. Last week, CCP Games and Oculus jointly announced that ...

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New Fallout 4 1.2 patch improves performance on all platforms — but at a cost

Share This article Fallout 4 has been widely lauded in the gaming press as a stunning achievement, but performance issues and stuttering have negatively affected the title on all three platforms. The situation was particularly bad on the Xbox One, ...

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AMD’s new Radeon Crimson software crushes Catalyst, boosts performance

Share This article When it comes to control panels and user interfaces, both AMD and Nvidia have taken an incremental approach to adding features or changing the basic UI. Today, Team Red is shaking that trend up, with a brand-new ...

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AMD R9 Nano review: Stellar performance in a pint-sized graphics card

Share This article At E3 this past summer, AMD announced four new GPUs that would make up its next-generation product family: The Radeon Fury X, the Fury, the Fury Nano, and the as-yet-unreleased dual-GPU Fury. We’ve covered each launch in ...

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Nvidia launches GTX 950, boosts game performance at the $159 price point

Share This article Over the last year, Nvidia has slowly and steadily introduced a new line of GPUs to replace its aging Kepler family. The latest entry in the GTX 900 series, the GTX 950, is based on the same ...

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AMD’s GPU performance under Linux can be boosted by renaming certain executables

Share This article For most of the past decade, the idea of gaming under Linux was a contradiction in terms. Apart from a handful of dedicated titles or ports, the only option that gamers had was to either dual-boot into ...

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AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury X: Previewing performance, power consumption, and 4K scaling

Share This article Today, after months of previews, leaks, and a smattering of official disclosures, AMD is launching its much-touted Radeon R9 Fury X. The new GPU packs a number of potent firsts — it’s the largest GPU AMD has ...

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Nvidia GTX 980 Ti Review: Titan X performance at a fraction of the price

Share This article Today, at Computex (It’s already 6 AM on June 1 in Taiwan), Nvidia is launching its next high-end GPU. Just as the GTX 780 followed the original Titan, the GTX 980 Ti will slide in between the ...

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