Is AMD better at DX12 than DX11?

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 18th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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Jon Peddie

Yes, but you can’t make a simple comparison

EVGA’s GTX 1070, coolest AIB around

Posted by Robert Dow on July 15th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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Robert Dow

The Performance segment AIBs featuring Nvidia’s new Pascal processor were released June 10. Nvidia has been promising a 3X performance boost from the GTX 970, a faster clock, and more memory, all while consuming less power. Our friends at EVGA provided us with their version of the board, the EVGA

HP’s ZBook Studio G3

Posted by Alex Herrera on June 13th 2016 | Discuss (0)
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Alex Herrera

As 2015 came to a close, HP Inc. was busy following on the heels of Intel’s Skylake launch with a broad product refresh of its own, both upgrading and expanding on its line of ZBook mobile workstations. When it did, the company made it clear where it was focusing

Testing the Nvidia GTX 1080

Posted by Robert Dow on May 23rd 2016 | Permalink
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Everything it promises to be and more In this week's issue of TechWatch we breakdown the new Nvidia Pascal GPU. We look at its new architecture and technical specs. In the this article we take a look at the testing data and compare the GTX 1080 vs. the GTX 980, Titan

MantelMount puts your TV where you want it

Posted by Jon Peddie on April 25th 2016 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie

Novel swing down design saves your neck When we got out 65-inch Vizio 4K TV we were proud, and delighted. It took two tries to get it mounted, resulting in having to rip out the wall and put in 2x4 studs, re-plaster and paint the wall. And then we watched

Autonomous’ Teleport VR camera lets you make 360 movies

Posted by Jon Peddie on April 24th 2016 | Permalink
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Jon Peddie

The associated headset lets you view them. The Autonomous Teleport lets you save and share videos in S3D. The Autonomous kit comes with smartphone headset and a dual-camera (for stereovision) module. The camera module captures at 720p HD, and is small enough to put in your pocket or purse.

Samsung GearVR is a great way to try VR

Posted by Jon Peddie on April 24th 2016 | Permalink
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Tags: samsung vr virtual reality gearvr

Jon Peddie

Well designed, thought, and affordable Samsung gear is easy as can be to get started. Put in a phone, it tells you to download and install Gear app, then you just hit “Next” a couple of times and it does it all. Then you are asked to create

Lenovo 17-inch mobile workstation

Posted by Alex Herrera on March 16th 2016 | Permalink
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Tags: intel workstation lenovo laptop xeon laptops skylake

Alex Herrera

Comparing a high-end mobile workstation with a low-end deskside

Reviewing two new Boxx workstations

Posted by Alex Herrera on March 8th 2016 | Permalink
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Alex Herrera

One that bends the traditional design mold ... and another that shatters it  We’re not going to lie. Reviewing one workstation after another can get a bit tiresome. Machines can start looking an awful lot alike, but that’s rarely the case when we review a Boxx

The more you can see . . . the more you can game

Posted by Jon Peddie on February 17th 2016 | Permalink
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Tags: amd gaming nano megapixels

Jon Peddie

When playing a high-action first-person shooter (FPS) like Rise of the Tomb Raider, you want high resolution and a very wide field of view (FOV). In many games you can adjust the FOV either in the main screen’s options or in the games configuration .ini file, if you