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Why Are NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Cards Going 6GB?

Over the weekend, EVGA shocked us by announcing that the company would be coming out with GeForce GTX 780 6GB video card models. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 and GeForce GTX Titan share the same GPU and are mainly differentiated by the amount of memory that they have and how well they handle Double Precision. …more

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AMD’s Dual-GPU Vesuvius Card Coming Next Week? #2betterthan1

Legit Reviews was in San Francisco this week for the Game Developer Conference and when we returned to our room today we discovered that there was a package left for us by a courior service. Last week we got a package from Edelman that appeared to be the start of the #2BetterThan1 viral marketing campaign …more

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Valve Streams ‘Free To Play’ Documentary on Dota 2 Players

Valve Streams ‘Free To Play’ Documentary on Dota 2 Players

Valve has released a documentary covering the endearing and challenging lives of three of the most prominent Dota 2 players on the scene. If you missed the viewing a couple days ago on Twitch.tv, Valve has made the film available for free on Youtube and also as a download through Steam in the same fashion …more

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AT&T To Take Pre-Orders For Samsung Galaxy S5 Tomorrow

Today AT&T has announced that pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 will begin tomorrow in AT&T stores and online.  The Galaxy S5 is priced at $199.99 with a two-year agreement. It is also available for $25.month with AT&T Next 18 or $32.50/month with AT&T Next 12. Full retail price of the device with no commitment …more

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Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 Now Available To Pre-Order

Starting yesterday, Oculus began taking pre-orders for the Oculus Rift DK2, a refined version of the Crystal Cove prototype that was shown off at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014) in January. This is a major step ahead for Oculus as it is the final developer kit before the long-awaited consumer version will hit the market …more

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Meet Sony’s VR Headset – Project Morpheus

Sony has been working on a VR headset for three years and it was finally unveiled as Project Morpheus this week at the Game Developers Conference. That is pretty interesting as the Oculus Rift was the first VR product that looks like it will soon become a consumer product and that first appeared in August …more

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AMD Says GCN Products Will Support DX12 & AMD FreeSync Still Coming

Raja Kadouri today announced that AMD will be supporting the DirectX 12 API on all of their GCN (Graphics Core Next) hardware solutions. This is good news for owners of AMD Radeon graphics cards, AMD APUs and even Xbox One game console owners that use GCN hardware. This means that AMD will have full compatibility …more

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AMD Announces Support For DirectX 12 at GDC

AMD Demonstrates Full Support for New DirectX 12 at Game Developer Conference Full DirectX 12 Compatibility Promised for the Award-Winning Graphics Core Next Architecture SUNNYVALE, CA — (Marketwired) — 03/20/14 — Today, AMD announced support for Microsoft and its revamped graphics application programming interface, DirectX 12, a new “console-like” version of the graphics API that …more

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GDC – Microsoft DirectX 12 Will Be Released in 2015

At Game Developers Conference, Microsoft detailed DirectX 12. At Game Developers Conference, Microsoft detailed DirectX 12. Microsoft promised that they were working on a “console-like API,” that is closer to the metal and it looks like this is the real deal. Microsoft’s Anuj Gosalia kicked off the announcement by saying that the key feature of …more

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Microsoft Shows DirectX 12 on Forza 5 with NVIDIA GeForce Titan Black

Microsoft today introduced DirectX 12 at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. DX12 is Microsoft’s latest version of the graphics API that is the dominant standard in the PC gaming industry. To demonstrate the new API, Microsoft showed a tech demo of the Xbox One racing game Forza 5 running on a PC …more

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Microsoft DirectX 12 Announcement To Be Made At GDC Today

A blog post on MSDN recently confirmed that Microsoft will introduce DirectX 12 at GDC on March 20, 2014.   That day has arrived and we are waiting to enter the DirectX session being held at the Game Developers Conference called “DirectX: Evolving Microsoft’s Graphics Platform.” We are really excited for this announcement and it …more

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Intel Black Brook Portable AIO With Broadwell Shown

Intel VP and GM of Desktop Client Platforms Group, Lisa Graff, showed us the Black Brook portable All-In-One (pAIO) PC at a press conference last night in San Francisco. Intel believes that users want the ability yo move their desktop from room to room and this system includes a carrying handle. This system is powered …more

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Hands On With Devil’s Canyon – Intel Haswell Refresh

Motherboard makers have informed us that many of their Z97 boards will be ready to launch here in the April/May time frame, but it looks like Intel’s 5th Generation Core ‘Broadwell’ processors are expected to be introduced in very late Q3. Basically, the new Intel 9 series motherboards are launching months ahead of its new …more

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Mozilla and Unity Bring Unity Game Engine to WebGL

Mozilla and Unity Bring Unity Game Engine to WebGL

Mozilla and Unity today announced new deployment tools bringing Unity-authored games to the Web without the need for plugins, thanks to technologies including WebGL, a Web graphics library and asm.js, a supercharged subset of JavaScript. Unity’s WebGL add-on will be made available with the release of Unity 5.0 later this year. To demonstrate this technology …more

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