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Made in the Shade: How NVIDIA Helped Cast More Realistic Shadows in ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

Made in the Shade: How NVIDIA Helped Cast More Realistic Shadows in ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

Made in the Shade: How NVIDIA Helped Cast More Realistic Shadows in ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ By Monier Maher of NVIDIA The virtual world of Grand Theft Auto V has it all. Gritty urban neighborhoods packed with action and intrigue. Sprawling forests and canyons teeming with wildlife. Even, um, immersive undersea environments ready for you …

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Inside ARM’s Cortex-A72 Microarchitecture

Inside ARM’s Cortex-A72 Microarchitecture THANKS IN PART TO the smartphone market’s rapid move toward 64-bit-capable processors, ARM’s licensable CPU cores have seen an upsurge in high-visibility deployments this year. From the Exynos version of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 to newer offerings like the Qualcomm-based LG G4, ARM’s Cortex-A57 has become the new standard for processing …

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Turning A Basement Into A Big Linux Server Room

Turning A Basement Into A Big Linux Server Room This week I posted about my new server room, where there’s Linux benchmarks constantly happening on the Linux kernel and other open-source code via the Phoronix Test Suite and Phoromatic. With many Phoronix readers having been interested in the basement makeover I did to turn a …

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Unconventional Computing: 6 Roads Less Taken to a Computer Career

Computer jobs may conjure the image of drones hunched over in a cubicle, maintaining corporate infrastructure. In an increasingly digital world, however, any number of occupations require those with computer skills. Here are six unconventional jobs working with computers.

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Thecus Compatibility with HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium Enterprise Hard Disk Drives Announced

Thecus Compatibility with HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium Enterprise Hard Disk Drives Announced Experience maximum capacity with Thecus NAS Thecus Technology Corp. today announced the compatibility of its NAS lineup with HGST´s Ultrastar He8 helium-fill hard disk drives (HDDs). By incorporating these new drives with Thecus NAS, users will be able to increase storage capacity while maintaining a quieter, energy …

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What’s next for the online cash gaming market?

However, for all the talk surrounding gaming, there is a sector of the industry that does not get much media attention. Online casinos can now be considered as a legitimate part of the gaming sector. Indeed, experts suggest the sector will be worth more than £3 billion by 2016. However, they get no mainstream press and, when they do, it is either ill-founded or bias.

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PAPAGO! Dashcams Popularity Rising

PAPAGO Dashcams Popularity Rising

PAPAGO! Dashcams Popularity Rising Seemingly endless parades of dashcam footage are posted all over the Internet. Places like Russia and China are rampant with hordes of horrifying and hilarious videos portraying once in a lifetime events all captured on these devices that are placed on the windshield or dashboard of vehicles. There are sites created that …

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How Sony Can Further Their PS4 Sales

It has been a little bit of a mixed bag for Sony in the past year. The PS4 is beating the Xbox One hands down. The console reached 18.5 million sales in its first year, beating the record of the PS2, which is the bestselling console of all time with 155 million units sold worldwide.

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Thermaltake and Tt eSPORTS Sustainable Case Modding Solutions Displayed at PDXLAN25

Thermaltake and Tt eSPORTS Sustainable Case Modding Solutions Displayed at PDXLAN25

Thermaltake and Tt eSPORTS Sustainable Case Modding Solutions Displayed at PDXLAN25 Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units is happy to announce Sponsorship of the Case modding contest and PDXLAN25 event together with Tt eSPORTS, the gaming peripherals brand in Portland, Oregon from February 20 – 23, 2015! …

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A Dive Into Deep Learning, and How GTC Dives Deeper Still

A Dive Into Deep Learning, and How GTC Dives Deeper Still

A Dive Into Deep Learning, and How GTC Dives Deeper Still By Brian Caulfield of NVIDIA Cheap PCs can generate lush virtual worlds. Supercomputers can simulate the formation of galaxies. Even the phone in your hand is more capable than the world’s most powerful computers of just a few decades ago. But until recently, ask …

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A Simple Guide to Designing Your Own Mobile App

Running through the nuances of how you can design your own mobile app is slightly beyond the scope of this article. But there are dozens of products online that will help take you from concept to construction in a few simple steps.

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DPX Motherboards: Matching Needs to the Right Hardware

One of the leading motherboard manufacturers you can use to cover your gaming needs is Advantech and its DPX series. Through a combination of products with both forwards and backwards compatibility, DPX motherboards have been able to offer something for everyone in the gaming market.

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A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit

A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit With wrapping up my Core i7 5600U Broadwell Linux tests using the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon in the next few days, fortunately the Intel BOXNUC5I3RYH just arrived as the first available NUC Kit shipping with a Broadwell processor. The NUC5i3RYH features a Broadwell Core i3 processor, HD …

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ASUSTOR First to Support Kodi on NAS

ASUSTOR First to Support Kodi on NAS

ASUSTOR First to Support Kodi on NAS ASUSTOR is the first to support Kodi on NAS. Kodi is the newest generation of XBMC. All ASUSTOR NAS users using 50, 51, and 70 series devices can now download and install Kodi from the Beta Apps section of ASUSTOR’s App Central. ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of …

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HyperX Predator DDR4 Memory Sets Overclocking World Record at 4351MHz

HyperX Predator DDR4 Memory Sets Overclocking World Record at 4351MHz Powered by MSI X99S XPOWER AC Motherboard HyperX Predator DDR4 Holds 10 of the Top 20 Memory Clock Records HyperX Predator 3333MHz DDR4 Memory Fastest XMP-certified Kit HyperX®, a division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its HyperX Predator …

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MAINGEAR Upgrades High-Performance Desktop Lineup with NVIDIA GTX 960 Graphics Card

MAINGEAR Upgrades High-Performance Desktop Lineup with NVIDIA GTX 960 Graphics Car

MAINGEAR Upgrades High-Performance Desktop Lineup with NVIDIA GTX 960 Graphics Card Next-generation NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 960 GPU delivers up to 60% faster performance and improves energy efficiency MAINGEAR celebrates launch with a limited time offering of the VYBE system with NVIDIA®’s latest GPU for under $1,000 MAINGEAR, an award-winning PC system integrator of custom gaming …

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Seagate to Support VMware Virtual SAN With 12Gb/s SAS Hard Disk and Solid State Drives

Seagate to Support VMware Virtual SAN With 12Gb/s SAS Hard Disk and Solid State Drives Enterprise Performance 15K HDD and 1200 SSD Certified for VMware Virtual SAN to Deliver Optimum Performance in Terms of Speed and Scalability for Large Scale Data Centers Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced …

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ASUSTOR Joins ASUS’s Russian Service Network

ASUSTOR Joins ASUS’s Russian Service Network ASUSTOR announces that it will be providing after-sales maintenance service throughout Russia via its mother company ASUS and ASK-2 LLC. Starting today, ASUSTOR will be providing localized first-class service for ASUSTOR NAS users throughout Russia. ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, announced today that …

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AMD Catalyst Linux OpenGL Driver Now Faster Than Windows Driver In Some Tests

AMD Catalyst Linux OpenGL Driver Now Faster Than Windows Driver In Some Tests Earlier this week I showed benchmarks of AMD’s incredible year for their open-source Linux driver and how the open-source Radeon Gallium3D driver moved closer to performance parity with Catalyst. One of the lingering questions though is how does the Catalyst 14.12 Omega …

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NAS Sales Will Grow 45% This Year

NAS Sales Will Grow 45% This Year By Futuresource Consulting The external hard disk drive market in EMEA is experiencing turbulent times, with NAS sales pushing forward and performing in a difficult market, according to the latest quarterly external HDD report from Futuresource Consulting. “Across the EMEA region – where we track 17 countries – …

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NVIDIA GRID Now Offers LEGO The Hobbit & LEGO Lord of the Rings Games

NVIDIA GRID Now Offers LEGO The Hobbit & LEGO Lord of the Rings Games To celebrate the premier of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies movie we are releasing a pair of Middle-earth related titles on NVIDIA GRID.  LEGO The Lord of the Rings and LEGO The Hobbit are two family-friendly games we …

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AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users

AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users There are some significant performance improvements to find with this week’s Linux version of the AMD Catalyst 14.12 “Omega” driver,  but there’s also some Linux OpenGL performance regressions to note too. Feedback from the Linux community as well to this new driver has been …

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Razer Comms Adds Live Stream Viewer

Razer Comms Adds Live Stream Viewer Razer Comms, one of the world’s largest online gaming chat clients, now allows its millions of users to watch Twitch live streams, discover new channels, connect and share with friends Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of Stream Viewer for Comms, …

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BAPCo TabletMark v3 Cross-Platform & Architecture Benchmark Announced

BAPCo TabletMark v3 Cross-Platform & Architecture Benchmark Announced TabletMark® v3, the latest release of the new cross-architecture, cross-platform performance and battery benchmark that explores different aspects of tablet devices, was announced today by the Business Application Performance Corporation (BAPCo®), a non-profit consortium of leading PC hardware manufacturers and software publishers. TabletMark v3 builds upon its predecessors …

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Apacer CoreProtector Technology Upgraded

Apacer CoreProtector Technology Upgraded Apacer’s exclusive CoreProtector Technology for SSD data security protection is upgraded – once again: In addition to the other security classes of the suite such as Data Protect, Write Protect and Device Protect, Boot Protect has been added to compliment the others and allow for very tight management of information security. …

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