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NVIDIA Releases 378.92 WHQL Driver: Mass Effect and Dolby Vision for Games

This week in a relatively brief driver update, NVIDIA has released their Game Ready driver for the newly released Mass Effect: Andromeda. Following with the 378 branch, 378.92 adds official Game Ready support for the game. This includes the usual driver optimizations as well as an SLI profile for EA's soon-to-be blockbuster game. Show More Summary

ARM Launches DynamIQ: big.Little to Eight Cores Per Cluster

Most users delving into SoCs know about ARM core designs over the years. Initially we had single CPUs, then paired CPUs and then quad-core processors, using early ARM cores to help drive performance. In October 2011, ARM introduced big.Little...Show More Summary

The Next 100 Billion ARM-Powered Devices Will Feature ARM DynamIQ Technology

ARM revealed a new multicore microarchitecture called ARM DynamIQ designed to improve the efficiency and performance of ARM Cortex-A processors and offers increased flexibility for use in a variety of cases including automation and ...

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel’s Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

AMD may be planning a 16-core behemoth of a processor to take on Intel at the very top of its product stack. The post Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel’s Broadwell-E, Skylake-X appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Nvidia's Latest Driver Adds Support For 'Mass Effect: Andromeda,' 'Rock Band VR'

The driver also adds SLI support for "Mass Effect: Andromeda," "Deus Ex: Breach," and "Dead Rising 4."

More than 300 Cisco switches models vulnerable to CIA hack

Cisco has said its examination of the leaked CIA documents points to a gaping security hole in more than 300 models of its switches. The post More than 300 Cisco switches models vulnerable to CIA hack appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The CaptoGlove Motion Controller Gets A KickStarter

The CaptoGlove is an input device (er, garment?) meant for a variety of platforms, and the company behind it just launched a KickStarter campaign.

Mass Effect: Andromeda has performance issues on both Xbox One and the base PS4

With a lengthy development period, a new engine, a new crop of consoles, and a fresh narrative start, the expectations of fans are fairly high, but so far it looks like Andromeda doesn't quite deliver the goods. The post Mass Effect: Andromeda has performance issues on both Xbox One and the base PS4 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Xbox Insiders To Get Custom Gamerpics, Improved Clubs, And More

Microsoft is taking a break from new features and will now focus on responding to feedback collected via, uh, Xbox Feedback, with a smorgasbord of improvements to the existing service for which people have clamored.

Two DLC Packs Coming This Spring For 'Dead Rising 4'

The first will turn Frank West into a zombie, and the other will convert Willamette into one massive golf course.

Nintendo: Switch Joy-Con Issues Are No Biggie

The web has buzzed with complaints about connectivity problems with the left Joy-Con controller, which can be used as half of a traditional gamepad or as a standalone controller when you have a hankering for multiplayer action.

Microsoft Edge: Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017

Microsoft's Edge browser was the most successfully hacked at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest, with researchers achieving five attacks against it. Safari was a close second in being most hacked, while Chrome remained the most secure browser.

Stanford researchers accidentally discover a whole new role for the cerebellum

Everybody thought that the cerebellum was just for coordinating muscle motion. Everybody was wrong. The post Stanford researchers accidentally discover a whole new role for the cerebellum appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Cisco Finds Critical Vulnerability In WikiLeaks Docs

But the security flaw wasn't included in the problems highlighted by WikiLeaks--Cisco's security team discovered the problem themselves while digging through the "Vault 7" document trove.

ET deals: Save 91% on the complete Raspberry Pi 3 training bundle

The Raspberry Pi 3 is an awesome little machine, but if you've never done any programming or assembled custom electronics before, it can be a bit overwhelming. Thankfully, the folks at StackSocial have an excellent bundle on offer today...Show More Summary

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren’t ‘processors’ at all

Qualcomm would really appreciate it if you could stop referring to its CPUs as CPUs. It prefers the term "platform" instead. The post Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren’t ‘processors’ at all appeared first on ExtremeTech.

8 awesome hidden features in Android Nougat

Android Nougat does plenty of cool things, not all of which are entirely obvious. The post 8 awesome hidden features in Android Nougat appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel has launched its first server-class Optane hardware -- the DC P4800X. The post Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The Tesoro Excalibur SE Spectrum Review: A Mechanical Keyboard with Gateron Optical Switches

The popularity of mechanical keyboards and the saturation of the market with a myriad of products has led manufacturers into seeking development of new features and technologies. In this review, we are having a look at Tesoro’s newest product that makes use of their newly developed optical key switches, the Excalibur SE Spectrum.

De-Lidding and Overclocking Core i7-7700K with Water and LN2

We're testing Kaby Lake's maximum frequency at various core voltages, the influence of de-lidding, and even applying a bit of liquid nitrogen. Get ready to learn more about overclocking Intel's latest architecture with a bunch of Core i7-7700K CPUs.

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