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‘Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever’ – AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question its potential outside of a niche audience. While the current wave of virtual reality may have started as the dream of …

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Green Giant: Nvidia on ‘the world’s most powerful GPU’ and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further. However, that’s exactly what Nvidia is doing with its latest graphics card, the Titan X. The successor to the first Titan, …

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AMD unveils new graphics card driver Catalyst Omega

Graphics card specialist AMD is stepping up its efforts in the battle with rival Nvidia with a revamped version of its Catalyst GPU drivers. The news comes from TechSpot, although that link appears to be down – but not before NeoGaf grabbed some of the details. Catalyst Omega offers a …

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AMD cuts the price of the Radeon R9 295×2 graphics card

The super-powerful Radeon R9 295×2 has been significantly discounted. Eurogamer reports that the card, which is effectively two R9 290Xs shoved onto a single card and running in parallel, can now be had for around 490, representing a substantial saving over its 1,200 launch price and still a lot less …

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Nvidia: ‘AMD customers stuck with sub-par gaming experiences’

The war of words between Nvidia and AMD is getting nasty. In a Kotaku feature examining the ongoing tensions between the two firms, an Nvidia rep stated: If AMD spent as much time working on their drivers and actually making investments in gaming than they did talking about us, then …

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Disconnecting Kinect will not boost Xbox One performance, Microsoft clarifies

Owners of Kinect-less Xbox Ones will not enjoy a performance boost over those who choose to attach a camera to their machine. That’s the clarification from Microsoft, which was forced to issue a statement after some corners of the internet misinterpreted yesterday’s news of a GPU boost in the most …

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Ubisoft and Nvidia confirm Assassin’s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, The Division and The Crew tie-up

Four of the biggest games heading to PC may well perform better on Nvidia hardware than on AMD. Ubisoft and Nvidia have extended their strategic partnership” that sees the latter’s GameWorks Team work closely with Ubisoft’s developers to maximise the use of GeForce-focused graphics tech such as TXAA antialiasing, HBAO+ …

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Devs get 10% Xbox One GPU boost following Kinect’s disconnect

The latest Xbox One development kits afford programmers in the region of ten per cent additional processing power. That’s because Microsoft’s decision to make Kinect an optional Xbox One peripheral has freed up processing time formerly required to be left aside for system operations associated wit the camera. The additional …

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Framerate counter and desktop capture added to GeForce Experience ShadowPlay

Nvidia has added some important new functionality to its GeForce Experience software. Streamers will be delighted to hear that desktop capture has been added to ShadowPlay. Previously the software would only stream live video of compatible titles, but now users can stream whatever is being displayed on their screen, opening …

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