LG’s super-wide, highres IPS LED monitor

Posted by Jon Peddie on January 7th 2015 | Permalink
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Nearly three feet of desktop make this the ultimate gaming monitor A Christmas surprise arrived in the Mount Tiburon Testing Labs: a new wide high-res IPS LED monitor from LG. This monitor is going to be shown at CES, and it will very likely change the way people think about

You too can live in a 3D world

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 29th 2014 | Permalink
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At Siggraph 2014 in Vancouver,  Google was giving  away Cardboard VR glasses  that use your large-screen  smartphone as the display. I  didn’t learn about it soon enough and  didn’t get one. Every week since then  I’ve put away 5

DEFINING HI RES

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 29th 2014 | Permalink
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A word about representing screen resolution You can’t just draw bigger boxes

Half-Life 2 on Shield tablet

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 25th 2014 | Permalink
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Playing an action-packed FPS on an 8-inch screen—amazing experience and memories Ten years old and still fantastic, one of the best games ever has been ported to An¬droid and Nvidia’s Tegra-based Shield tablet. The game is a whopping 2 GB and takes about an hour

Is that a console in your pocket? - The Shield reveals new talents

Posted by Ted Pollak on November 25th 2014 | Permalink
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IT ARRIVED AT JPR as just another tablet, but as staffers idly walk by and pick it up to play, we’re finding the Shield is more than a gaming tablet and more than a console replacement. When you combine the convenience of a tablet with the huge developer

Benchmarking the Quadro K5200 and K2200

Posted by Alex Herrera on November 19th 2014 | Permalink
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Nvidia kindly offered us two of the new Quadro cards to test performance, the high end Quadro K5200 and the mid-range K2200. Our benchmarking tool of choice was the same we've used extensively in the past: Viewperf 12. This latest version of SPEC's venerable Viewperf benchmark is designed to

Alienware Graphics Amplifier

Posted by Ted Pollack on November 14th 2014 | Permalink
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Gaming on a notebook has traditionally been a less than ideal solution for most committed PC gamers. Thin and light laptops with integrated (or lower end dGPU) graphics can only handle a limited range of current generation games. Nevertheless, serious gaming notebooks can handle just about any gaming task quite

Nvidia’s GTX 980 Maxwell monster

Posted by Robert Dow on October 9th 2014 | Permalink
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If you’re a gaming enthusiast, this is the AIB you’ve been waiting for

Benchmarking the AMD FirePro W9100

Posted by Alex Herrera on April 16th 2014 | Permalink
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Our choice to benchmark the FirePro W9100 is the same tool we used previously on its W9000 predecessor: Viewperf 12. This latest version of SPEC’s venerable Viewperf benchmark is designed to isolate the stress on the graphics card specifically, rather than the system as a whole. As a result,

Enter Maxwell

Posted by Robert Dow on March 13th 2014 | Permalink
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Nvidia’s latest, greatest GPU/AIB