Intel Tick-Tock Ends

Intel Tick-Tock Processor Model Replaced With Process-Architecture-Optimization

The “Tick-Tock” microprocessor strategy was adopted by Intel Corporation in 2007 and for nearly a decade it has been fun to watch Intel churn out advances in process technology and processor microarchitecture in alternating ‘tick’ and tock’ cycles. With every ‘tick’ cycle, Intel moved to an advanced manufacturing process technology to deliver the expected benefits of Moore’s Law to …more

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AIDA64 v5.70 Released With AMD Zen Summit Ridge and Intel Kaby Lake CPU Support

Today FinalWire released AIDA64 Version 5.70 that comes with new multi-threaded ray tracing benchmarks, which fully utilize the latest instruction set extensions (AVX, AVX2, FMA). The new floating point tests use more realistic workloads and put more intensive load on the CPU. AIDA65 v5.70 also features improved support for Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Zen Summit Ridge …more

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AMD Radeon Pro Duo 3DMark Scores Show Insane Performance

While we were at the AMD’s Capsaicin event we missed the fact that AMD released 3DMark performance numbers in the footer of the press release for the AMD Radeon Pro Dro Dual-GPU graphics card. AMD wasn’t talking clock speeds or benchmark numbers at the Capsaicin event, but sure enough 3DMark Fire Strike performance results were slipped into the …more

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Intel NUC Skull Canyon

Meet Intel NUC NUC6i7KYK – Skull Canyon Arrives With Thunderbolt 3

Have you ever liked the form factor of the Intel NUC mini-PC series, but felt like it didn’t have enough GPU performance for your needs? Back in January during CES 2016, Intel announced a high-performance version of the NUC that was designed specifically for those that need more power and crave the small form factor. …more

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Sony to Show Innovative Gaming with Abzu and Morepheus at E3 2015

Sony Announces the Global Launch of their PlayStation VR for $399 in October 2016

2016 is lining up to be the year that flood of Virtual Reality games and peripheral comes to a home near you. Shortly after Oculus announced their launch date with a long-list of VR game titles, Sony announced the global launch of their $399 PlayStation VR. Along with more than 200 developers and publishers, Sony …more

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Oculus Rift Launch Game Titles Comfort Level Announced

We’ve waited nearly four years for the Oculus Rift to come to market and things are starting to ramp up for the VR headsets March 28th debut.  Oculus confirmed this week at GDC 2016 the 30 games that will be available to buy for the Rift headset when finally launches. 11 more game titles will …more

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Oculus Confirms Rift Launch Line Up and Rating System

Oculus has confirmed with games will be available when the company launches it’s $599 Rift VR headset on March 28. There will be a total of 30 game titles including some that we have heard of and seen at various conferences including Lucky’s Tale and B which are both bundled as pre-orders with the Rift headset. …more

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Fallout 4 Automatron Trailer Released, First Game Add-on For Fallout 4

Bethesda has released a trailer for  Fallout 4’s first add-on, Automatron. The DLC pack will cost $9.99 in North America or £7.99 in the United Kingdom. If you purchased the Fallout 4 season pass you won’t need to buy anything as it will be free for you. Those that didn’t buy the Fallout 4 Season Pass can buy it for $49.99. Bethesda’s first three …more

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Intel Kaby Lake Mobile Roadmap

Intel Mobile Platform Roadmap Shows Kaby Lake & Cannon Lake Still Coming

The folks over at BenchLife are saying that Intel’s 14nm Kaby Lake and 10nm Cannon Lake mobile processors are still on track since Cannon Lake was pushed further out in 2015. They back up the claims with an image of a presentation slide that doesn’t appear to be marked confidential showing Kaby Lake being released …more

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Radeon Pro Duo

AMD Radeon Pro Duo Features New PCB Design

AMD unveiled the Radeon Pro Duo 8GB video card last night and now that we’ve gotten some sleep we noticed something this morning that we didn’t catch last night. The new Radeon Pro Duo, the $1499 graphics card designed for “creators who game, and gamers who create,” has been completely redesigned since we last saw …more

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AMD GPU Roadmap Shows Till 2019 – Shows Vega and Navi GPU Architectures

We were told that the Radeon Technologies Group would be naming future GPU architectures after stars and galaxies, but they never told us any of the code names beyond Polaris that is slated for release in June 2016. At AMD’s Capsaicin Event during GDC 2016 no other than Mr. Raja Koduri, head of Radeon Technologies Group, …more

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AMD Radeon Pro Duo Video Card

AMD Radeon Pro Duo Video Card Coming For $1499

The wait for the AMD Radeon Fury X2 graphics card is finally over! The card is officially called the AMD Radeon Pro Duo and will debut in Q2 2016 for a not so small sum of $1499. AMD believes that we are on the cusp of an immersive computing era and that the Radeon Pro Duo …more

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AMD Capsaicin Event

Watch AMD’s Capsaicin Event During GDC 2016 Live Tonight

AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) Capsaicin Event starts in just two hours! We aren’t sure exactly what is going to be shown during the one hour press conference being held in San Francisco tonight as our invite only said that we’d get to see the latest gaming and virtual reality technologies as well as try out the …more

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Sulon Q – VR Headset That Puts The Hardware On Your Head

Toronto-based startup Sulon Technologies unveiled the Sulon Q headset, which gives you the full VR experience without needing to be tethered to your PC. The Sulon cuts the cords and provides a PC-based, fully tracked virtual reality experience with all the hardware mounted to your head. This is a different approach than Facebook’s Oculus Rift and HTC’s …more

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