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Hardware Specifications and Build Quality

04/14/2017 - 16:37

Beyond the quirks like the Touch Bar, and the exclusively-Thunderbolt connectivity, the MacBook Pro still shares a lot of the same hardware as a traditional PC laptop.

OBT Open Benchtable Review: Form and Function (Streacom BC1)

04/14/2017 - 10:25

Open-air chassis have always been an odd segment of the PC hardware market. While the ability to quickly swap out components is a major benefit to hardware reviewers like us, overclockers, and other people who are working to quickly validate lots of...

T-Mobile promises expanded LTE coverage to all with $8 billion purchase of 600 MHz spectrum

04/13/2017 - 16:48

This afternoon, T-Mobile's ardent CEO John Legere announced the results of the FCC's recent spectrum auction concerning the low-band 600MHz range. In a $7.99 Billion deal, T-Mobile is set to gain 45% of all of the low-band spectrum being...

NVIDIA Pascal Quadro Roundup - P2000, P3000, P5000 Tested

04/05/2017 - 19:19

Since the launch of NVIDIA's Pascal architecture with the GTX 1070 and 1080 last May, we've taken a look at a lot of Pascal-based products, including the recent launch of the GTX 1080 Ti. By now, it is clear that Pascal has proven itself in a...

Pricing and Conclusion

04/02/2017 - 18:35

Pricing The current street prices for the graphics cards we compared in this review result in quite a wide range:

Rendering Performance - OpenCL and CUDA

03/24/2017 - 17:47

LuxMark 3.1 [inline:files/review/2017-03-24/luxmark.png] GPGPU compute performance is a big part of any modern GPU design, especially in the workstation environment. LuxMark is a long-standing OpenCL benchmark, based on the LuxRender engine and provides...

General Compute Performance - SPECviewperf12

03/24/2017 - 13:12

SPECviewperf 12 is a benchmarking application centered around workstation graphics performance. Both OpenGL and DirectX performance is measured by the various workloads or "viewsets." It is important to note that the AMD Radeon Pro Duo seemed...

Lenovo Yoga Book Review - Novelty or Revolutionary Device?

03/21/2017 - 11:39

If you look at the current 2-in-1 notebook market, it is clear that the single greatest influence is the Lenovo Yoga. Despite initial efforts to differentiate convertible Notebook-tablet designs, newly released machines such as the HP Spectre...

Sprint, Qualcomm, and Motorola Team up to demonstrate Gigabit Class LTE Network in New Orleans

03/16/2017 - 11:15

Demoing improvements to mobile phone networks is difficult. Where an individual vendor such as Intel or AMD can show off an improved CPU architecture mostly by themselves, it takes a lot of cooperation between companies to show off advanced mobile data...

AMD Unveils Next-Generation GPU Branding, Details - Radeon RX Vega

02/28/2017 - 18:46

Today at the AMD Capsaicin & Cream event at GDC 2017, Senior VP of the Radeon Technologies Group, Raja Koduri officially revealed the branding that AMD will use for their next generation GPU products. While we usually see final product branding...