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Pi Day: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Launched

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:18
To celebrate the Pi day (3/14/2018), the Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, a refresh version of the previous Raspberry Pi 3 board launched two years ago. Main features...
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(GPU Mining) Qarnot QC-1: a Crypto Heater based on two Radeon RX 580

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 15:00
Qarnot, a french startup, has unveiled its new product: the QC-1, probably the first crypto heater on the market. The QC-1 is a heater that generates heat with cryptocurrency mining. By defaut the...
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Vulkan 1.1 Specifications Released

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:43
Two years after the first version, the Khronos Group has released the second big iteration of Vulkan specifications. Vulkan 1.1 (the exact version is 1.1.70) adds the support of subgroup operations,...
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AMD Adrenalin 18.3.1 Graphics Driver Released (Updated: v18.3.2)

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 17:51
Update (2018.03.13) AMD Adrenalin 18.3.2 driver has been released. This new driver brings better performances and fixes a particle bug in Final Fantasy XV. Complete release notes are available HERE....
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Intel HD Graphics Driver v4944 (OpenGL 4.5, Vulkan 1.0.66)

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 14:48
Intel has released a new graphics driver for GPUs integrated in Intel 6th Gen (Skylake), 7th Gen (Kaby Lake), 8th Gen (Kaby Lake R, Coffee Lake) and Apollo Lake Core processors. This new driver...
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(Tested) FINAL FANTASY XV Gaming Benchmark

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 14:54
SQUARE ENIX has released a gaming benchmark based on Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition video game (that will be released on March 6th 2018). This is a Direct3D 11 benchmark and the score will give you...
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AMD Adrenalin 18.2.1 Graphics Driver Released (Updated: v18.2.3)

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 17:10
2018.02.24: Adrenalin 18.2.3 has been released. Radeon Adrenalin 18.2.3 Downloads win10 64-bit @ Geeks3D win7/win8 64-bit @ Geeks3D All downloads @ AMD 2018.02.13: Adrenalin 18.2.2 has been released....
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MSI Radeon RX Vega 56 AIR BOOST 8GB OC Review

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 17:27
Article index: 1 – Overview 2 – Gallery 3 – GPU Data 4 – Benchmarks 5 – GPU Bun-in Test 6 – Conclusion   1 – Overview MSI Radeon RX Vega 56 AIR BOOST is...
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NVIDIA GeForce/Quadro 390.77 WHQL Gaming Drivers Released

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 17:08
NVIDIA has released a new set of graphics drivers for all GeForce graphics cards. GeForce 390.77 driver comes with support and optimizations for Kingdom Come: Deliverance, War Thunder, Black Desert...
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RhodiumLC: Pixel Shader GPU Benchmark (OpenGL)

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 17:12
Here is a GPU benchmark I created for the review of MSI’s Radeon RX Vega 56 Air Boost graphics card. I wanted a new 100% pixel shader benchmark to compare the raw processing power of recent...
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MSI Lucky Dragon Mini Bricks

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 15:16
Few days ago, MSI sent me this box:   As you can see, it’s the mini bricks version of the MSI’s mascot, the red dragon called Lucky. I didn’t know that MSI had such kind of...
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FurMark 1.20.0 Released

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:28
A new version of FurMark, the popular GPU burn-in utility, is available. 1 – Release highlights FurMark 1.20.0 is a maintenance release and brings the support of new GPUs (NVIDIA Quadro...
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AMD Adrenalin 18.1.1 Graphics Driver Released

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:20
AMD has published a new set of graphics drivers for all Radeon-based graphics cards. Adrenalin 18.1.1 is essentially a bugfix release: Resolved Issues A small number of DirectX®9 games may experience...
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GPU Caps Viewer 1.38.0 Released

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:13
1 – Overview GPU Caps Viewer 1.38.0 is a maintenance release and comes with the support of new NVIDIA GPUs (TITAN V, GeForce GTX 1060 5GB, NVS 810, Quadro P1000/5000). This new version fixes a...
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GPU Shark 0.11.0 released

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:26
A new version of GPU Shark, a tiny GPU monitoring utility (Windows 32-bit) for NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards is available.   1 – Overview GPU Shark 0.11.0 is a maintenance...
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(Tested) ASUS Tinker Board vs Raspberry Pi 3: CPU and GPU Benchmarks

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:16
According to the specifications, the Tinker Board is more powerful than the Raspberry Pi 3. Let’s see if it’s true with several CPU/GPU benchmarks. Hardware / Software details: –...
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Discovering the Tinker Board: ASUS’ Reply to Raspberry Pi 3

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:30
Article Index 1 – Overview 2 – Gallery 3 – First Impressions 4 – 3D Support: OpenGL and OpenGL ES 5 – Thermal Imaging 6 – Conclusion 7 – Links 1 – Overview The Tinker...
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NVIDIA GeForce 390.65 WHQL Gaming Drivers Released (Vulkan 1.0.65)

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:23
NVIDIA has released a new set of graphics drivers for all GeForce graphics cards. The GeForce 390.65 comes with support and optimizations for Fortnite (including support for ShadowPlay Highlights in...
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(Demoscene) H – Immersion 64k Intro by Ctrl-Alt-Test – Final Version

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:55
Here is the final version of H – Immersion, a 64k production released at the Revision 2017. You can download the 64k executable HERE. More information about this prod can be found HERE and HERE.
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(Tested) Radeon RX Vega 64 2-way CrossFire Performance in FurMark (vs GTX 1080)

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 17:12
I recently tested a 2-way CrossFire of Radeon RX Vega 64. The RX Vega 64 has been launched in July 2017 and so far, Vega based cards were (and are still) hard to find. Since my time with the RX Vega...
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