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EA and DICE Battlefield 1 Game Premium Pass Membership Program Announced

EA and DICE Battlefield 1 Game Premium Pass Membership Program Announced

EA and DICE Battlefield 1 Game Premium Pass Membership Program Announced The All-Out War Will Expand to New Fronts with Battlefield 1 Premium Pass. Get Early Access to Upcoming Themed Digital Expansion Packs with New Maps, Modes, Classes, Weapons, Vehicles and Armies for Only $50 DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, today announced Battlefield™ …

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Intel to Deliver Leading Platform for Artificial Intelligence

Intel to Deliver Leading Platform for Artificial Intelligence By Jason Waxman of Intel Intel is known for pushing the edge of technology innovation, both creating and leading major advancements in the industry. We did it first with the move from mainframes to standards-based servers, and then again with the move to cloud computing and software-defined …

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The Foundation of Artificial Intelligence

The Foundation of Artificial Intelligence By Diane Bryant of Intel Artificial Intelligence (AI): Intelligence exhibited by machines Intel is a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. Thanks to the pervasive reach of cloud computing, the ever decreasing cost of compute enabled by Moore’s Law, and the increasing availability of …

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Gaming On Ultra Modern Platforms

It’s a great time to be a gamer. Technology is improving at a constant rate, allowing various video gaming platforms to improve along the way. Processors are able to crunch numbers at an unbelievable rate using less power. They are now aided by equally fascinating video processors that are dedicated to the creation of superb images on the screen. Even the sounds have become hyper real and can be fully appreciated using top of the line headphones. Of course, the games themselves have been enhanced with excellent graphics, engaging stories, and clever game play.

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Everspin 256Mb Perpendicular Spin Torque MRAM Released

Everspin 256Mb Perpendicular Spin Torque MRAM Released Everspin to demonstrate the benefits of its proprietary pMTJ MRAM technology at Flash Memory Summit Everspin Technologies strengthens its leadership position in MRAM by shipping the world’s first product using perpendicular magnetic tunnel junction (pMTJ) based ST-MRAM to customers.  This 256Mb DDR3 product is the highest density commercially available …

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The Future of Autonomous Driving Starts Today

The Future of Autonomous Driving Starts Today By Brian Krzanich Intel is a company that powers the cloud and the billions of smart, connected computing devices that connect to it. As we continue our transformation to focus more deeply on the virtuous cycle that has emerged — the cloud and data center, the Internet of …

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Intel Skylake Graphics: Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 + Latest Open-Source Driver Code

Intel Skylake Graphics: Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 + Latest Open-Source Driver Code YAs part of the celebrations with Phoronix turning 12 years old earlier this month I ran some fun tests looking at the Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux gaming performance with the new NVIDIA Pascal GPUs and also a Windows 10 vs. RadeonSI …

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Razer Arena Servers Now Protected by EasyAntiCheat (EAC)

Razer Arena Servers Now Protected by EasyAntiCheat (EAC) Razer Arena Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) servers are now integrated with EAC as a long-term solution against cheating. By Razer Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced that Razer Arena will have its servers fitted with EasyAntiCheat (EAC) in its effort …

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Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From NVIDIA’s GeForce 9800GTX To GTX 1080

Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From NVIDIA’s GeForce 9800GTX To GTX 1080 Now that my initial GeForce GTX 1080 Linux review is out the door, I spent this weekend working on a “fun” comparison out of curiosity to see how the raw OpenGL and OpenCL performance has improved over the generations going back to the once-powerful GeForce …

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OpenGL Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From The Radeon HD 3850 Through R9 Fury

OpenGL Performance & Perf-Per-Watt From The Radeon HD 3850 Through R9 Fury In part due to the Phoronix 12th birthday this week with running various historical performance comparisons and other interesting benchamrks and in part due to prepping for some long-term comparison data to the Radeon RX 480 launch later this month, for your viewing …

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The Era of 5G: The Machines Are Coming

The Era of 5G: The Machines Are Coming By Aicha Evans of Intel The definition of mobility is changing and broadening every day. Today’s mobile world was built for smartphones with voice and data in mind. In tomorrow’s world, nothing is mobile because everything is mobile. It will be a world built for connected cars, connected factories …

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AOC “AGON” Gaming Brand Officially Unveiled

AOC “AGON” Gaming Brand Officially Unveiled

AOC “AGON” Gaming Brand Officially Unveiled AOC, a global leader in display technology, is announcing its new gaming brand: “AGON”. All future AOC gaming product releases will be under the AGON name. AGON will also encompass AOC’s future gaming-related activities and social media voice. Some of AOC’s existing gaming displays, previously grouped together with other products, …

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CybertronPC Offers New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics On All Desktops

CybertronPC Offers New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics On All Desktops

CybertronPC Offers New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics On All Desktops CybertronPC, one of the largest PC system integrators in the US, serving PC gaming, home, business and server solutions, has announced the immediate availability of NVIDIA’s new flagship GPU, the GeForce® GTX 1080 in both the new boutique Luxury CLX line and CybertronPC lineup …

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Dota 2 Vulkan vs. OpenGL Performance Redux

Dota 2 Vulkan vs. OpenGL Performance Redux Earlier this week I published some Dota 2 Vulkan vs. OpenGL benchmarks with AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards under Linux. Since then I received some feedback from Valve with regards to Dota 2 on the Source 2 Engine testing along with a better demo to use …

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GeForce Game Ready 368.22 WHQL Drivers Released

GeForce Game Ready 368.22 WHQL Drivers Released By Andrew Burnes of GeForce Our new GeForce Game Ready 368.22 WHQL drivers are optimized for the official Overwatch release, as well as forthcoming updates for War Thunder and World of Tanks. To download and install, simply fire upGeForce Experience and click the “Drivers” tab. Game Ready For …

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Radeon Linux 4.6 + Mesa 11.3 vs. NVIDIA Linux Performance & Perf-Per-Watt

Radeon Linux 4.6 + Mesa 11.3 vs. NVIDIA Linux Performance & Perf-Per-Watt Last week I published a 16-way NVIDIA GeForce performance comparison on Linux looking at the OpenGL performance evolution from the GeForce 9800GTX to the GeForce GTX 980 Ti / TITAN X, in getting ready to compare the long-term NVIDIA Linux performance to Pascal. …

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Razer Celebrates First Multi-Platform Game Release Under OUYA Publishing Umbrella

Razer Celebrates First Multi-Platform Game Release Under OUYA Publishing Umbrella, Announces Intent to Expand Android Entertainment Resources, Partnerships Manifold By Razer With the release of Mimic Arena on console, PC, micro-console and streaming media player, nascent publishing arm of gaming’s No. 1 lifestyle brand sets its sights on more, better, broader distribution of Android content …

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Doom, Homefront: The Revolution & Master of Orion Game Ready Driver Released

Doom, Homefront: The Revolution & Master of Orion Game Ready Driver Released By Andrew Burnes of NVIDIA Our new GeForce Game Ready 365.19 WHQL drivers are optimized for DOOM, Homefront: The Revolution, and Master of Orion. To download and install, simply fire up GeForce Experience and click the “Drivers” tab. Game Ready For DOOM id …

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Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 NVIDIA OpenGL Performance

Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 NVIDIA OpenGL Performance With having a clean Windows 10 installation around for the benchmarking of Ubuntu Bash on Windows 10 and Windows vs. Linux Vulkan benchmarking, I also took the opportunity to run a number of OpenGL benchmarks on both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 Linux with the same hardware …

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NVIDIA HBAO+ source code, now on GitHUb

NVIDIA HBAO+ source code, now on GitHUb By Brian Burke of NVIDIA In 2015 we started releasing source code for GameWorks libraries on GitHUB. We continued that at GDC 2016. As promised at GDC, we recently made source code for HairWorks was made available on GitHUB.    Today you can grab source code for HBAO+ on GitHUB. …

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CompuLab Airtop Continues Hitting Expectations As A High-Performance, Fanless PC

CompuLab Airtop Continues Hitting Expectations As A High-Performance, Fanless PC At the end of February I posted my initial hands-on with the passively-cooled Airtop PC that’s been exciting many readers over its unique design and being Linux-friendly. As I hadn’t written anymore about it in the past few weeks, some Phoronix readers had emailed me …

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For A Few Dollars More Than The Raspberry Pi 3 You Can Have A Much Faster Board

For A Few Dollars More Than The Raspberry Pi 3 You Can Have A Much Faster Board Yesterday’s Raspberry Pi 3 Benchmarks vs. Eight Other ARM Linux Boards was quite interesting while today I have a complementary data point: the Raspberry Pi 3 compared to the ODROID-C2. The ODROID-C2 costs just a few dollars more …

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Windows & HiDPI: Time For A Change

Windows & HiDPI: time for a change Windows has long since given users the option to adjust their scaling (ever since Windows XP, in fact), which allows you to – theoretically – enlarge all elements on your screen by 125%, 150%, 200% or even more. The concept here is simple, but effective: use an Ultra …

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How Ubuntu 16.04 Is Performing Compared To Five Other Linux Distributions

How Ubuntu 16.04 Is Performing Compared To Five Other Linux Distributions As it’s been a month since our last large Linux distribution comparison (a 10-way Linux distribution battle), here are some fresh benchmarks of six Linux distributions to see how their out-of-the-box performance compares. From a Core i7 Broadwell system, the updated versions of Clear …

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Western Digital Committed To Creating Significant Value Through SanDisk Acquisition

Western Digital Committed To Creating Significant Value Through SanDisk Acquisition Unis Union Terminates Investment Agreement After CFIUS Ruling Western Digital Will Pay $67.50 Per Share in Cash and 0.2387 Shares of Western Digital Common Stock Per Share of SanDisk Common Stock Acquisition of SanDisk Expected to Close in the Second Calendar Quarter of 2016 Western …

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