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The Oculus Rift Will Soon Only Work on Windows 10 PCs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Beloved Facebook subsidiary Oculus has announced that going forward, the Oculus Rift  will only support Windows 10 systems once the Rift Core 2.0 update drops. ...

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How Graphics Cards Work

Ever since 3dfx debuted the original Voodoo accelerator, no single piece of equipment in a PC has had as much of an impact on whether your machine could game as the humble graphics card. While other components absolutely matter, a ...

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How L1 and L2 CPU Caches Work, and Why They’re an Essential Part of Modern Chips

The development of caches and caching is one of the most significant events in the history of computing. Virtually every modern CPU core from ultra-low power chips like the ARM Cortex-A5 to the highest-end Intel Core i7 use caches. Even higher-end microcontrollers ...

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How Do SSDs Work?

Here at ExtremeTech, we’ve often discussed the difference between different types of NAND structures — vertical NAND versus planar, or multi-level cell (MLC) versus triple-level cells (TLC). Now, let’s talk about the more basic relevant question: How do SSDs work in the ...

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Daily Checkup: Flu shots work

Mount Sinai Dr. Stephen Turner is a pediatrician whose patients range from newborns to 21-year-olds. Turner has been working in the field for more than 17 years. The Specialist: As medical director of Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights, Dr. Stephen ...

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Scientists are still figuring out how their own memristors work

Share This article Memristors could be big — like, the future of computer memory, and even computing itself, big. But then again, the idea was first floated about 45 years ago, and we still can’t buy a product that uses it: ...

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How do SSDs work?

Share This article Here at ExtremeTech, we’ve often discussed the difference between different types of NAND structures — vertical NAND versus planar, or multi-level cell (MLC) versus triple-level cells (TLC). What we haven’t done is sit down and talk about the more ...

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Five ways to maintain a healthy work life balance

Manuel faba/iStock photo Don’t let a busy schedule dominate your stress levels. Stress in the workplace can be as detrimental to your health as secondhand smoking, a recent study found. Factors such as long hours, performing under pressure and lack ...

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AMD pledges to work with Fury X customers unhappy over radiator noise

Share This article Ever since AMD’s Fury X debuted, discussions of the cards performance have been overshadowed by consistent reports of annoying noise from the card’s cooling block. AMD has maintained that the number of cards affected was quite small ...

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