Posts Tagged: "AMD"

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VisionTek Radeon R9 270x Video Card Review

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The dust from the great GPU Battle of twenty-thirteen has long since settled. Nvidia claimed victories in both low thermal footprint and overall performance, while AMD walked away seizing the value trophy. The GTX 780 Ti and AMD R9 290 are the flagship offerings from each company and make no...

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Titanfall Gameplay Demo Heats Up Gamescom 2013 (video)

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Respawn Entertainment, the game development outfit made up of several old Infinity Ward developers, is fervently staking their claim to the highly contested first-person shooter genre with their innovative new title with the slick movement system. if anyone and can unseat the ubiquitous yet uber-popular Call of Duty franchise, it...

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 Mini PC Review

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Computer processing chip maker AMD is making some well-deserved strides with their new APU (accelerated processing unit).   We’re seeing more companies adopt the chip and incorporate it into mini PC’s for consumer level computing.  We took the Sapphire EDGE Mini PC out for a test run. Despite it’s hard drive...

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Sapphire EDGE VS8 Mini PC Review

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In the field of smaller diminutive personal computers, consumer choice is increasingly challenged by market saturation. Our options are many; we have all sorts of Home Theater PCs and ways for system builders to craft their own tiny boxes with micro ATX and the newly offered mini-XT motherboards. The later...

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Planetside 2 – Can Your FPS Do This? (Video)

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[GR]7jZ30WSGFWY[/GR] Just last week Sony Online Entertainment’s FPS monstrosity, commonly known as Planetside 2 was featured in a portion of our PC gaming gift guide.  This is SOE’s big gamble, a massively scaled, MMO-FPS with zero cost of entry. The game has taken a fledgling and bleak genre from decrepit to “epic!” Planetside...

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HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix H9 Gaming PC Review

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It’s only been a couple months. But I’m back with another HP computer to temp your inner techie. This time HP sets its sights on the finicky and demanding gamer market with its HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix H9 gaming computer. It’s a nice looking computer with some meaty specs, such...

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AMD Kills ATI Brand, PC Gamers Weep A Little

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An era of PC gaming has died today, as AMD has killed the ATI brand on their video cards. Market research had shown that most customers didn’t really care about the ATI distinction, so upcoming video cards with simply say AMD Radeon, AMD Firepro, etc. Those will be shipping later...