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Microsoft’s Xbox One S: 4K Blu-ray, HDR, and a modest performance boost

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio earlier this year, the company’s strategy raised more than a few eyebrows. While the Xbox One midlife refresh was widely expected, there’s the chance Xbox One S sales will suffer ...

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Verdict: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst falls short in performance

At long last, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst has finally hit store shelves. After years of internal tribulations, this prequel/reboot to DICE’s 2008 stylish first-person parkour game is available for the world to play. Unfortunately, this open world interpretation is receiving a ...

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Developer claims PS4K upgrade ‘absolutely’ necessary for VR, slams PS4’s performance

One of the consistent claims about the rumored PS4K upgrade is that Sony has absolutely mandated backwards compatibility. Developers are supposed to target both the PS4 and PlayStation 4K / PlayStation Neo, but they aren’t allowed to introduce features or ...

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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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