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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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LG Innotek Develops Ultra Slim Optical Bio Sensor Module

LG Innotek Develops Ultra Slim Optical Bio Sensor Module

LG Innotek Develops Ultra Slim Optical Bio Sensor Module Smaller, more efficient, and more accurate with the latest technology LG Innotek, a leading global components and materials manufacturer, announced the development of an ultra slim optical bio sensor module with the world class level of performance, The optical bio sensor module is mainly adopted wearable …

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 710: Trying NVIDIA’s Newest Sub-$50 GPU On Linux

NVIDIA GeForce GT 710: Trying NVIDIA’s Newest Sub-$50 GPU On Linux At the end of January NVIDIA rolled out the GeForce GT 710. This isn’t some shiny new low-end Maxwell card, but rather from the Kepler lineage and retails for under $50 USD as a discrete solution to compete with integrated Intel and AMD graphics. …

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Mobile Gaming vs Console Gaming: Which Has Progressed the Most?

Gaming is an activity that has greatly increased in popularity among people of both sexes and varying age ranges during the past couple of years. One of the big factors contributing to this situation is the rise in mobile gaming, because this has let people access a wide variety of games using mobile devices, from any location – allowing gaming to become part of everyday life.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Game Performance Analysis

Rise of the Tomb Raider Game Performance Analysis We benchmark Rise of the Tomb Raider on 12 graphics cards, in four resolutions, including SLI and CrossFire. Also included are measurements of VRAM consumption, which is high, but seems extremely well optimized… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Razer Chroma Workshop Lights Up Your Game That Dragon, Cancer Game …

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1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To GeForce 900 Series

1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To GeForce 900 Series Earlier this week I carried out an OpenGL performance comparison of NVIDIA GPUs going back 10 years that included 27 different graphics cards from the GeForce 8 series through the latest-generation GeForce 900 Maxwell graphics cards. In this weekend article are some complementary tests …

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Cooler Master Case Mod World Series 2016 Announced

Cooler Master Case Mod World Series 2016 Announced

Cooler Master Case Mod World Series 2016 Announced ·         Case Mod World Series 2016 Aims to Connect Modders Everywhere ·         Win US$30,000 in cash and prizes ·         Sponsored by ASUS, Avexir, Dremel, NVIDIA, and OCZ Cooler Master, today announced the Case Mod World Series 2016, a competitive modding event designed to connect modders everywhere with US$30,000 …

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