Microsoft confirms Xbox Series S supports storage expansion cards

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The Xbox Series S will arrive on November 10th and while that $299 price is compelling for a next-gen console, some of its specs are significantly lower than its big sibling, the Xbox Series X. One of the major differences is that it’ll have 5…

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Apple finally offers a reasonably priced graphics upgrade for the Mac Pro

By amd, apple, computer, desktop, engadget, gear, gpu, graphics, mac, Mac Pro, News, pc, personal computing, radeon pro w5700x, thebuyersguide, w5700x, workstation

Apple has teased the prospect of a more affordable GPU upgrade for the Mac Pro for months, and now it’s finally here. As 9to5Mac noticed, you can now configure the Mac Pro with one or two Radeon Pro W5700X video cards, each with 16GB of memory…

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NVIDIA is contributing its AI smarts to help fight COVID-19

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Many people are lending their computing power to efforts researching and fighting COVID-19, and that now includes NVIDIA. The GPU maker has joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium group tackling the disease; that group plans …

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A hacker stole and leaked the Xbox Series X graphics source code

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AMD has been having a particularly rough few months, apparently. The chip designer has revealed that a hacker stole test files for a "subset" of current and upcoming graphics hardware, some of which had been posted online before the…

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Ray tracing comes to more games thanks to new software tools

By av, engadget, extension, extensions, gaming, gear, gpu, khronos, khronos group, Mobile, personal computing, personalcomputing, ray tracing, vulkan

You haven’t seen much ray tracing in games due in part to the limited frameworks for it. Outside of Microsoft’s DirectX, creators have usually had to lean on proprietary approaches. Soon, though, it might be relatively ubiquitous. The Khronos Group…

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An algorithm could make CPUs a cheap way to train AI

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AI is the backbone of technologies such as Alexa and Siri — digital assistants that rely on deep machine learning to do their thing. But for the makers of these products — and others that rely on AI — getting them "trained" is an …

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AMD’s new Radeon software offers game streaming away from home

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AMD is finishing 2019 with a big software update, particularly for gamers who’d rather not leave their PC games at home. It just released Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020, and the most eye-catching feature is support for game streaming to phones over…

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Are the Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT ideal GPUs for your gaming PC?

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In the battle of graphics cards, AMD and NVIDIA have been duking it out for space in your custom-built gaming tower. With the release of the Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT, AMD threw down two solid mid-range offerings showcasing its Navi architect…

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NVIDIA revamps Moon landing recreation in time for Apollo 11’s 50th

By Apollo, apollo 11, engadget, gaming, gear, geforce rtx, gpu, moon, nvidia, personal computing, personalcomputing, ray tracing, rtx, space, spaceflight, video

You knew NVIDIA couldn’t resist reviving its GPU-based Apollo 11 recreation for the Moon landing’s 50th anniversary. Sure enough, the tech firm has updated the demo to take advantage of its RTX ray tracing technology, allowing a more faithful rendit…

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NVIDIA ‘Super’ GPU leaks hint at not-so-super speed boosts

By engadget, games, gaming, gear, geforce rtx 2060, geforce rtx 2060 super, geforce rtx 2070, geforce rtx 2070 super, geforce rtx 2080, geforce rtx 2080 super, gpu, graphics, graphics card, nvidia, peripherals, personal computing, personalcomputing, video card, video games

There might not be much mystery left to NVIDIA’s “Super” launch. VideoCardz claims to have detailed specs and release details for the company’s GeForce RTX Super lineup, and they appear to be what you’d expect: souped-up versions of existing RTX chi…

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AMD will share its graphics technology with Samsung

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AMD stole the spotlight at Computex 2019, where it shared details on its third generation Ryzen CPUs and first Navi GPUs. But that’s not the only big news AMD has in store. Today, the company announced a multi-year partnership with Samsung, in which…

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These gaming laptops pack the latest Intel and NVIDIA hardware

By 9th gen mobile core, acer, Asus, computer, cpu, dell, engadget, gaming, gear, gpu, graphics, intel, laptop, lenovo, msi, nvidia, personal computing, personalcomputing

If you prefer your PC gaming in portable form, you’re enjoying an embarrassment of riches right now. Intel has unveiled gaming-friendly 9th-generation Core laptop processors, while NVIDIA has unveiled GTX 16-series mobile GPUs that promise solid perf…

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Acer updates select laptops with the latest from Intel and NVIDIA

By 1660ti, 9th gen mobile core, acer, aspire 7, cpu, engadget, gaming laptop, gaming notebook, gear, geforce, geforce gtx 1650, gpu, i7-9750h, intel, intel core, Nitro 5, nitro 7, nvidia, personal computing, personalcomputing, predator helios 300

This morning, Intel debuted its 9th-generation mobile core processor, the i9-9980HK, and revealed a slew of other 9th-gen chips. In the hours following, a wave of gaming laptop makers announced that they’re adding the new chips and the latest NVIDIA…

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Apple will add Radeon Pro Vega graphics option to MacBook Pro

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The new MacBook Air wasn’t the only laptop upgrade at Apple’s Brooklyn, New York, event. The company has announced that it’s giving 15-inch MacBook Pro buyers new graphics options for Radeon Pro Vega graphics in late November — you won’t have to set…

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NVIDIA’s RTX speed claims fall short without game support

By editorial, engadget, gamescom, gamescom2018, gddr6, gear, geforce, gpu, graphicscard, nvidia, personal computing, personalcomputing, rtx2070, rtx2080, rtx2080ti, turing

At its big RTX event at Gamescom, NVIDIA made some bold claims about its new Turing RTX cards. First and foremost was that the GeForce RTX 2080 offered performance “six times faster” than current 1000-series Pascal-based GTX cards. That’s in large pa…

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NVIDIA’s Turing-powered GPUs are the first ever built for ray tracing

By engadget, gddr6, gear, gpu, nvidia, personal computing, personalcomputing, quadro, quadrortx5000, quadrortx6000, quadrortx8000, raytracing, rtx, Samsung, siggraph, siggraph2018, turing, video

Earlier this year NVIDIA announced a new set of “RTX” features that included support for advanced ray tracing features, upgrading a graphics technique that simulates the way light works in the real world. It’s expected to usher in a new generation of…

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NVIDIA GPUs weren’t immune to Spectre security flaws either

By drivers, engadget, exploit, gaming, gear, geforce, gpu, graphics, graphicscard, grid, Internet, meltdown, nvidia, nvs, personal computing, personalcomputing, quadro, Security, spectre, tesla, vulnerability

It’s not just your processor and operating system that are affected by the Meltdown and Spectre memory vulnerabilities — your graphics card is, too. To that end, NVIDIA has detailed how its GPUs are affected by the speculative execution attacks and…

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