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Early DirectX 12 Benchmarks Turn The Long-Running Nvidia-AMD Graphics Card War On Its Head

DirectX 12 is the newest, most advanced graphics API in a long time, and it offers game and application developers incredibly low-level access to the resources of your gaming rig’s CPU and graphics components. In previous years, with the popularity of DirectX 9, 10, and 11, AMD and Nvidia — Big Red and Big Green — traded blows with the release of each new flagship graphics card. Nvidia is currently enjoying dominance with its GTX 980 Ti and Titan X. But in an early test of Windows 10 and DirectX 12, a last-generation AMD card smashes its more powerful Nvidia rival.

Laptop Keyboards, Trackpads And Input/Output Ports Explained: Working While On The Go

After its screen, a computer’s keyboard and mouse and input ports are what you’ll be using the most when you sit down to browse the Web or watch a movie or do some work. Here’s everything you need to know when it comes to choosing the right laptop based on its keyboard and trackpad and the ports you’ll be using day in, day out.

Laptop Graphics: What You Need For Gaming, Browsing And Video

Getting around and out of the office or house with your laptop is great, but even better is getting outside and enjoying some of the great PC games out there. If you want to do that on a notebook, you’ll need a machine with appropriately powerful graphics card inside. Here are a couple of tips for working out what hardware you should choose in your next laptop.

The Five Thinnest And Lightest Laptops You Can Buy In Australia Today

Thinking of buying a new laptop, but really need some serious portability? Travelling around the world and want a light but capable machine to carry with you? Here are the five thinnest and lightest ultraportable laptops that you can buy today from an Australian retailer.

AMD Radeon R9 Fury X: Australian Review

After a year of rumour, months of speculation and weeks of breathless anticipation, AMD’s newest and most powerful single-GPU graphics card is here. The $979 AMD Radeon R9 Fury X uses AMD’s gutsiest graphics chip yet, has watercooling straight out of the box, and uses a brand new memory technology that promises four times the performance of last year’s graphics gear. The R9 Fury X is doing a lot more with a lot less, and that’s very exciting.

What CPU To Choose For Your New Laptop: Energy Efficiency And Portable Processing Power

Thinking of buying a new notebook or thin and light laptop? The most important piece of hardware inside any portable PC is its CPU — the chip that runs the whole show. But they’re not all created equal, so these are the things you need to remember when you’re getting ready to choose a new laptop.

AMD's New Radeon R9 Fury X Graphics Card Is Out Today In Australia

If you were waiting for AMD’s new graphics cards to hit store shelves before making a decision between Big Red and Big Green, you don’t have to wait any more. AMD’s (current) top of the line GPU is on sale today in Australia, and it’s (very slightly) cheaper than its competition.

The New Tech You Need To Understand Before Buying A New 2 In 1 Laptop

2 in 1 laptops are a huge and diverse range of devices — you have touchscreen tablets with detachable keyboards, laptops with 360-degree folding hinges, and then there’s everything in between. But a 2 in 1 is more than just its innovative design, so what are the current and future features or tech that you should get a handle on before upgrading?

AMD Is Considering A Split Of Its Server And Graphics Businesses: Report

It comes as no surprise the AMD in struggling in the face of fierce opposition on two fronts. Intel has a firm grasp on the CPU and integrated graphics markets, while NVIDIA continues to outplay it in the enthusiast 3D arena. The company has already downsized in an effort to stay competitive, but it looks like it might be taking things a step further by splitting itself in two.

AMD's New Fury Graphics Cards: Tiny But Powerful

AMD has finally announced its new high-end Fury graphics cards at an E3 2015 extravaganza, and they look pretty impressive — and should bring AMD back into competition with Nvidia’s 900-Series GeForce cards. More interestingly, they’re actually really small.

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