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What A Gaming Laptop Decked Out With Two Desktop GPUs Can Do

What A Gaming Laptop Decked Out With Two Desktop GPUs Can Do In other words, on a GeForce GTX 1080-powered laptop you can expect 1080-like desktop performance, or thereabouts.The clunky old GTX 980 has been dropped for GTX 1080 SLI.

What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it?

What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it? If you’re looking for faster Wi-Fi performance, you want 802.11b/g model, like the perennial favorite Linksys WRT54G — and are thinking of upgrading to 802.

PS4 Slim is real

PS4 Slim is real Over the weekend, images of a new, slimmed down PlayStation 4 console appeared online.The new PS4 Slim hardware was found on auction website Gumtree and then posted on NeoGaf.

What Nintendo needs to do better with NX

What Nintendo needs to do better with NX As Nintendo prepares to launch the NX next March, it will look to avoid the missteps of its previous console effort, the Wii U.Speaking with [a]listdaily at E3 in a just-published interview, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime laid out what worked with its last console, as well as mistakes the company needs to learn from for the NX.

New rumors claim to shed light on AMD’s upcoming Vega 10 and 11 GPUs, forecast 7nm Vega 20

New rumors claim to shed light on AMD’s upcoming Vega 10 and 11 GPUs, forecast 7nm Vega 20 There’s a new set of rumors cropping up about AMD’s Vega.That works out to up to 1TB/s of memory bandwidth for a full implementation — and the first-generation HBM implementations that AMD shipped were full implementations.

Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets

Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets 0 (aka USB 3.Objectively, there aren’t that many consumers who currently need USB 3.

Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality

Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality When the idea of wearable computing was first proposed, analysts and industry executives jumped on the concept like rats off a sinking ship.We’ve seen some weak demand for smart watches from companies like Pebble or Apple, and some success for fitness trackers and other, similar wearables.

Who makes the most reliable hard drives?

Who makes the most reliable hard drives? For the last few years, Backblaze has released quarterly reports on its hard drive reliability and replacement rates.Over the last three months, Backblaze has swapped out 3,500 2TB HGST and Western Digital hard drives for 2,400 Seagate 8GB drives.

How to choose the right mechanical keyboard

How to choose the right mechanical keyboard If you spend any amount of time at your computer working or playing games, you may very well be missing out on one upgrade that can improve your computing experience: namely, using a mechanical keyboard.A mechanical keyboard can best be described as any board with switches that actuate before the point of bottoming out.

Roundtable: The Switch Pitch

Roundtable: The Switch Pitch I found the Nintendo Switch reveal to be remarkably timid for something essentially introduced as the Ultimate Nintendo Console.It's software that ensures a console's long-term success, and so far we've seen very little of it.

Nintendo Switch to sell 40m units by 2020 - DFC

Nintendo Switch to sell 40m units by 2020 - DFC While some have been skeptical of Nintendo's chances with the Switch console, DFC Intelligence is a believer.DFC acknowledges that initial hardware allocations and a slim launch lineup will limit the system in the beginning but "demand is expected to be strong and the major issue will be whether the system can attract a broad audience starting in the holiday sales season of 2017.

Switch's challenge is unique software, not PS4 competition

Switch's challenge is unique software, not PS4 competition There was no shortage of hot takes on Nintendo's new Switch console on offer this week, but reading through the coverage gave me a peculiar sense of disconnect.The other possibility is that there's a misunderstanding or misevaluation of Nintendo's strategy in much of the coverage of Switch.

This Week In The Business: A Tough Year For Hardware

This Week In The Business: A Tough Year For Hardware ” - Martin Greip, art director of Eat, Create, Sleep, talking about games that lack meaning and how big budget games are “estranged from the real world.” - NPD analyst Sam Naji on the US games business seeing a 24% sales dip for hardware in 2016 as consumer spending on consoles softened.

Nintendo addresses "weak" Switch launch lineup

Nintendo addresses "weak" Switch launch lineup When the Nintendo Switch launches next month, it will do so with just two major Nintendo games: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the casual-focused 1-2-Switch.The lineup of third-party releases for day one isn't much deeper, prompting criticisms that Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima addressed in a post-earnings results briefing posted on the company's site today.

GameStop denies reports of cancelled Switch reservations

GameStop denies reports of cancelled Switch reservations A Nintendo Today report of Nintendo Switch pre-orders being cancelled by GameStop has prompted the retailer to issue a clear denial.biz request for comment, a spokesperson for the company indicated there was no need for those who reserved the system to expect a pending cancellation.

Rumor: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti To Be Announced at GDC NVIDIA Event

Rumor: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti To Be Announced at GDC NVIDIA Event According to VideoCardz, the timer currently counting down to NVIDIA's GDC event held a secret that may have confirmed that the 1080 Ti will be announced at that event.When NVIDIA added the countdown to their site, promising that "it's almost Time #ULTIMATEGEFORCE," the cat was pretty much out of the bag.