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AMD AM1 platform officially launched, could make budget PCs cheaper than ever

Posted at 13:00, 09 Apr 2014

AMD's latest budget Athlon and Sempron APUs reach a new entry-level price, with more flexibility thanks to a socketed design

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Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Z

Nvidia reveals £2,000 GeForce GTX Titan Z graphics card

Posted at 10:06, 26 Mar 2014

Nvidia has announced the GeForce GTX Titan Z, a dual GPU graphics card with colossal processing power, 12GB of RAM and a massive price

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DirectX 12

Microsoft announces DirectX 12, promises PC and Xbox One improvements

Posted at 11:15, 21 Mar 2014

Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12, the latest version of the graphics API used by the majority of PC games and the company's Xbox One console, at a GDC press conference

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Crytek adding AMD's Mantle API to CryEngine

Posted at 10:21, 20 Mar 2014

Crytek, the company behind the Crysis games and the gorgeous CryEngine, has confirmed it is adopting AMD's Mantle graphics API for the latest version of CryEngine

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Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition

Intel announces first eight-core processor and unlocked Pentium

Posted at 0:01, 20 Mar 2014

Range of new unlocked processors announced by Intel at Game Developers Conference

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Nvidia GeForce 800M

Nvidia announces Maxwell-powered 800M mobile GPUs with GeForce experience, Shadowplay streaming

Posted at 16:00, 12 Mar 2014

Nvidia has launched its latest range of mobile graphics cards for gaming laptops, which use the company's latest Maxwell architecture for serious battery savings as well as improved performance

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AMD Mullins

AMD Mullins tablet chip brings impressive gaming power to tablets

Posted at 16:01, 24 Feb 2014

Very-nearly-playable frame rates in proper 3D games from 2W power draw

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Intel Merrifield smartphone

Intel Merrifield smartphone review - hands on with 64-bit Atom reference device

Posted at 10:42, 24 Feb 2014

We take a look at Intel's latest reference smartphone, which is powered by the newly-announced 64-bit Merrifield processor

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AMD Radeon R7 265

AMD Radeon R7 265 revealed with 25% performance boost over R7 260x

Posted at 16:25, 13 Feb 2014

AMD has released the R7 265 graphics card, a budget dedicated GPU to plug the price gap in its line-up which promises to deliver 25% greater performance than existing R7 260x cards

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ARM chip

ARM Cortex-A17 processor promises 60% more performance for sub-£150 smartphones and tablets

Posted at 10:30, 11 Feb 2014

Cambridge-based ARM has announced its latest mobile processor, the Cortex-A17, which the company promises will provide a 60% performance increase over the outgoing Cortex-A9

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Transcend JM1600KLH-16GK 16GB review

Transcend JM1600KLH-16GK 16GB

Category: RAM
Rating: 3 out of 5
Price: £145
G.Skill Trident X 16GB review

G.Skill Trident X 16GB

Category: RAM
Rating: 5 out of 5
Price: £136
Asus Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II TOP review

Asus Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II TOP

Category: Graphics cards
Rating: 5 out of 5
Price: £160
MSI MPower Max review

MSI MPower Max

Category: Motherboards
Rating: 5 out of 5
Price: £175
Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti

Category: Graphics cards
Rating: 4 out of 5
Price: £115

Your broadband is slow because you're tight and stupid

Superfast broadband is more widely available than ever, so why are some people still stuck on crawling connections?

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How to stop Facebook videos playing automatically on Android, iOS and desktop

Fed up with Facebook automatically playing videos on your newsfeed? There's a way to make it stop doing this on both the website and apps

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Best desktop PCs to buy in 2014

[UPDATED 23/04/14] The very best desktop PCs around, from all-in-ones to hardcore gaming rigs

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Chromecast apps that let you stream anything from any device

[UPDATED 23 April 2014] Picked up a Chromecast and annoyed that you can only use it for BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Netflix? These apps will let you stream just about anything.

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How to fix a Windows Vista or 7 corrupt user profile: The User Profile Service failed the logon

If you're getting a "The User Profile Service failed the logon" message in Windows 7 or Vista, don't panic - we show you how to fix it and enable the hidden Administrator account

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