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AMD Explains High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)

Several weeks ago, AMD made an announcement that their upcoming GPUs would feature a next generation memory technology called High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM. During the announcement very little information was shared about HBM,¬...



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TSMC 16nm FinFET+ Promises 40% Performance Improvement, 50% Power Reduction

According to a new blog post¬†from Cadence, one of TSMC’s primary semiconductor design partners,¬†¬†the shift to 16nm FinFET+ from 28nm could bring a whopping 40% increase in performance at similar power consumption level...



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$9 Computer Recieves $1M Funding on KickStarter

If you think the $35 Raspberry Pi’s¬†got great value, then the CHIP will blow your mind. Developed by Next Thing Co, CHIP is a $9 ARM powered computer that has reached over $1,000,000 worth of funding from over 20,000 bac...



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AMD CPU Roadmap Leaked, 14nm Summit Ridge CPU Possibly Coming Next Year [update]

It’s no secret that AMD’s high end desktop CPU business has been stumbling for the past few years. Whereas Intel has been improving their high end microarchitecture for the past few years, AMD has shifted their focu...



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Review: Ozone Strike Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Top Notch Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Anyone looking for a good keyboard will no doubt be drafted into the world of mechanical keyboards sooner or later. With a variety of key-switches to choose from and unmatched dura...



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GDC 2015: Nvidia Announces Titan X Graphics Card with 8 BIllion Transistors, 12GB VRam

Nvidia recently surprised attendees of the 2015 GDC (Game¬†Development Conference)¬†by unveiling Nvidia’s upcoming flagship GPU, the¬†Titan X. According to Nvidia CEO¬†Jen-Hsun Huang, the Titan X will be the most powerful...



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Review: Kingston HyperX Cloud II Pro Gaming Headset

Floating in the Clouds When we went to Kingston’s booth at CES 2015¬†last month, we got a chance to check out a ton of new memory products including new memory, SSDs, memory cards and flash drives. Along with their pletho...



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Nvidia Launches Geforce GTX 960 Mid-Range Graphics Card

Over the past few months, the¬†Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 has undoubtedly been the hot topic of conversation and finally,¬†after an agonizing 4 month wait, it’s finally here. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 is Nvidia’s lates...



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Samsung Drops Qualcomm Snapdragon for New Galaxy S Smartphone

A recent article¬†from Bloomberg claims¬†that Samsung is dropping Qualcomm’s latest 64-bit Snapdragon 810 SoC for their upcoming Galaxy S series (Galaxy S6?) smartphone . Citing “…people with direct knowledge ...



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AMD Radeon R9 380X Rumored for Q2 2015 Launch

According to a new report by Swedish hardware site, Sweclockers, AMD’s next generation Radeon R9 380X is slated to launch sometime between April and June 2015. Codenamed Fiji XT, the GPU onboard the R9 380X is expected to...