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Nvidia Unveils Max-Q GPUs: Optimus G-Sync Support, Better Power Sharing

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Evidently someone designated the first week of April as “laptop week” and forgot to notify us. AMD and Intel both made significant moves in mobile ...

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Analyst: Nvidia Ampere Will Boost Performance, Slash Power Consumption by 50 Percent

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since AMD launched its high-end Radeon 5700 and 5700 XT GPUs on 7nm, there have been questions about when Nvidia would make a similar ...

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Microsoft Brings DX12 to Windows 7 to Power World of Warcraft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft launched Windows 10, it made one thing very clear: DirectX 12 and its support for low overhead draw calls and better overall CPU ...

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Intel, Not Nvidia, Will Power Tesla’s Infotainment Systems

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nvidia and Tesla have worked together since the Model S first went on sale. Nvidia’s Tegra 3 powered the Model S’s console, and the two ...

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The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Renewable electricity could significantly offset the use of traditional coal or gas-fired power plants in the long term. But moving a meaningful percentage of our power ...

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NES Classic Edition mods are unlocking its power as a universal gaming emulator

The NES Classic Edition was a hot gift over the holidays — Nintendo couldn’t make them fast enough to meet demand. Who would have thought people would be so excited to play the 30 retro games on this box? Well, ...

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Can Rogue One and Call of Duty power up the PSVR?

It’s been a few months since the launch of the PlayStation VR, and the holidays were relatively quiet. We decided this slow period was a good opportunity to check-in on the state of PSVR. And since we’ve seen a few ...

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AMD’s new Radeon Chill feature manages frame rate to cut power consumption, boost responsiveness

Last week, AMD took the wraps off its annual major driver refresh, dubbed Radeon ReLive this time around. While the company releases periodic driver updates with support for new games and various bug fixes, it launches a significant platform update ...

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome. As we’ve discussed, there’s truth to the company’s statements. Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet ...

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BMW i3 batteries get recycled for home power backup

BMW will provide whole house battery backup power by making use of used “second life” batteries pulled from older BMW i3 electric vehicles, either the 22-kWh battery packs or the 33-kWh newer battery packs. It provides more power than Tesla’s ...

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