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AMD unveils its own CPU recommendations for Oculus VR

Share This article Earlier this week, Oculus opened pre-orders for systems and configurations that it believes will deliver an acceptable VR experience. Overall, it’s probably best if consumers hold off on pre-ordering VR equipment — but since we’ve spent most ...

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Bethesda’s Doom reboot drops May 13, complete with $120 Collector’s Edition

Share This article After a whopping eight years in development, Bethesda has finally given a date for the next iteration of Doom. On May 13, players will finally suit up as, erm, Anonymous Space Marine, to take on the forces ...

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How much RAM do you need, should you upgrade it, and will it speed up your PC?

Share This article Welcome to ExtremeTech’s comprehensive RAM guide, in which we’ll answer a broad range of questions related to how much system RAM you need these days, whether or not it’s worth it to upgrade older systems, and whether ...

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Nintendo in 2016: The next-generation NX, mobile games, and investigating VR

Share This article Nintendo is currently one of the biggest question marks in the world of gaming. We’re likely to see the next-gen NX system for the first time later this year, and that could lead to an early demise ...

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Report: Nintendo NX developer kits are shipping; device will be both handheld and console

Share This article E3, and the Nintendo NX’s full review, are still months away, but news around Nintendo’s next-generation console has been hot lately. Today, we’ve got a new pair of rumors around the device: Nintendo is supposedly seeding software ...

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Rise of the Tomb Raider looks and plays better on PC, but budget gaming rigs won’t cut it

Share This article Back in November, Rise of the Tomb Raider launched on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 to massive critical acclaim. As a sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot, it was seen as an improvement in nearly every ...

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JEDEC certifies GDDR5X — will AMD, Nvidia tap it for next-gen graphics after all?

Share This article Last fall, Micron announced that it would bring a new type of GDDR5 to market, GDDR5X. At the time, it wasn’t clear if the announcement would amount to much, since Micron didn’t expect availability until the end ...

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Nintendo NX console leak points to high frame rates, 900p resolution

Share This article A leaked survey conducted on behalf of Nintendo contains some interesting details on the company’s next-generation console, assuming that the leak is legitimate — and answers some of our questions about what kind of hardware the company ...

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ExtremeTech » Video Game News & Rumors On Upcoming Releases

ExtremeTech » Video Game News & Rumors On Upcoming Releases | ExtremeTechIntel claims its integrated GPUs now equal discrete cardsEA’s Origin Access offers PC gamers unlimited access to select gamesOculus CEO hopes Rift spurs gamers to upgrade their ‘crappy PCs’AMD ...

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Intel claims its integrated GPUs now equal discrete cards

Share This article For more than a decade, the phrase “Intel integrated GPU” was synonymous with “terrible graphics solution.” The first Intel motherboard with integrated graphics, the i810, had terrible performance, even in 2D desktop work. The 2D graphics performance ...

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