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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve been covering AMD’s Ryzen and Navi announcements at E3 throughout the week, with one more aspect of the situation left to discuss. While we’ve discussed Navi and its RDNA architecture, we haven’t talked about any of the software improvements AMD intends to offer with its next GPUs. Some of these gains will also be

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At first glance, Velocity Micro’s Raptor Z55 (starts at $ 1,249; $ 2,999 as tested) could easily be mistaken for your everyday home computer. Slap a Dell logo on the front and many people would accept it as just another office PC. But underneath its almost entirely black aluminum exterior rests some of the best

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When AMD launched Graphics Core Next (GCN) back in 2012, few would have predicted that this GPU architecture would rule the company’s graphics products for nearly a decade. GCN was an effective design for Team Red in many ways — it was instrumental to the success of the Xbox One and PS4 console businesses —

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In a switch from its line up of stabilizers, cameras, and drones, DJI has introduced an impressively specified robot aimed at the growing market for educationally themed tech toys. The RoboMaster S1 will appeal to Battlebot fans who’ve always wanted to try their hand at creating and programming a competition robot. The S1 (short for

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Game streaming services have existed for years, but none of them have been perfect. We might be reaching the point where streaming is as good as local gaming with big companies like Microsoft and Google gearing up to launch cloud gaming products. Still, streaming a game from a distant data center could cause unavoidable lag.

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Companies like Nvidia and OnLive have tried to make game streaming technology work for years, but we may finally be reaching critical mass. Google is getting ready to launch its Stadia platform, and it might have a shot at succeeding. Meanwhile, Nvidia is testing a revamped GeForce Now, and Microsoft promises xCloud will launch soon.

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Kingston created its UV500 SSDs as a budget-friendly product line to combat the likes of Crucial’s BX500 and Mushkin’s Source SSDs. All of these products are intended as entry-level models and have been reviewed by our sister site PCMag. Using the data gathered by our fellow reviewers on that site, and up-to-date pricing information, let’s

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD announced its new Radeon GPUs at E3 last night. The new Radeon RX 5700 and 5700XT are positioned as responses to Nvidia’s RTX 2060 and 2070 family, rather than a frontal assault on the RTX 2080. As previously rumored, the Radeon VII will remain in-market against the RTX 2080. Navi, however, appears to be

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Ouya microconsole was supposed to usher in a new age of gaming — one in which you didn’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on an Xbox or PC to enjoy a high-quality gaming experience. Even though Ouya raised more than $ 8.5 million on Kickstarter, it became clear early on that Ouya wasn’t

Microsoft Unveils Project Scarlett Console: SSD, Ray Tracing, 2020 Debut

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft announced the Xbox Next at E3 yesterday, and while we still don’t actually know what the next-generation system will be branded, we do finally know something about what kind of specs it will pack. First, let’s touch on availability. Microsoft has specified that it expects to launch its next-generation console for holidays 2020, implying