AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

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AMD has quietly introduced a new version of its Radeon RX 560 — but this one packs fewer cores and sells in the same price point. If you’re eyeing one of these GPUs, be careful which you pick.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/259980-amd-cut-performance-rx-560-gpus-not-uncommon?source=Computing

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Mega Memory: Crucial Introduces Massive 128GB LRDIMMs

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Crucial has announced a new 128GB DDR4 LRDIMM that packs an enormous amount of RAM into a single module.

The post Mega Memory: Crucial Introduces Massive 128GB LRDIMMs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259925-mega-memory-crucial-introduces-new-128gb-lrdimms?source=Computing

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Drains the Battery While Gaming, Even When Plugged In

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Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 packs a much more powerful graphics card than the previous system, but don’t count on using that performance whenever you want it.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259359-microsofts-surface-book-drains-battery-gaming-even-plugged?source=Computing

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) Tested: the Ultrabook to Buy if Your Boss Is Paying for It

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For anyone looking for a lightweight Windows notebook that still packs a lot of power and features, we haven’t seen anything better on the market.

The post Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) Tested: the Ultrabook to Buy if Your Boss Is Paying for It appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258065-lenovo-thinkpad-x1-yoga-2nd-gen-ultrabook-buy-boss-paying?source=Computing

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Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop

Apple’s A11 Bionic SoC packs a punch compared with previous iterations of the core — enough that it’s starting to muscle in on Intel’s Core family, at least in some tests.

The post Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/256090-apples-new-a11-bionic-packs-one-hell-wallop?source=Computing

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New Movidius Myriad X VPU Packs a Custom Neural Compute Engine

Movidius’ new Myriad X packs a specialized deep neural network engine, more of the company’s vision processing SHAVE CPU cores, and expanded interconnect support, all while sticking to the Myriad 2’s power consumption.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254772-new-movidius-myriad-x-vpu-packs-custom-neural-compute-engine?source=Computing

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Microsoft Boosts Phone Linking in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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The Fall Creators Update already packs a number of new features and abilities, but MS apparently isn’t done adding new options quite yet.

The post Microsoft Boosts Phone Linking in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253270-microsoft-adds-smartphone-linking-new-features-windows-10s-fall-creators-update?source=Computing

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Researchers increase the storage capacity of DNA to 214 petabytes per gram

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This new technique packs 100 times more data into DNA than previous methods.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/245304-researchers-increase-storage-capacity-dna-214-petabytes-per-gram?source=Computing

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Nvidia turns everything to 11 with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080 price cuts

Nvidia announced the GTX 1080 Ti at GDC. It packs almost all the horsepower of the Titan X, with few compromises.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245151-nvidia-turns-everything-11-geforce-gtx-1080-ti?source=Computing

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KiloCore project packs 1,000 CPU cores into tiny power envelope, 32nm process

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A new, ultra-low-power CPU architecture packs 1,000 CPU cores into a tiny surface area, with maximum power consumption of well under 15W at peak operating speeds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230643-new-kilocore-project-packs-1000-cpu-cores-into-tiny-power-envelope-32nm-process

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Apple Pencil torn apart to find incredibly small logic board, folded in half to maximize space

Article Image The new Apple Pencil for iPad Pro packs a great deal of advanced technology into a tiny package, including a logic board that’s actually folded in half to fit inside the writing tool.

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How to create interactive checklists in Notes for iOS 9

Article Image With Notes for iOS 9, Apple packs in a slew of powerful new features like deeper share sheet integration and drawing tools, but one of the most useful additions is the ability to create interactive checklists on the fly.

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How to choose between a new iPod touch and an iPad mini 3

Apple’s new iPod touch –?which packs the same A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus –?is an exceptionally compelling product, and one that could force prospective iPad mini buyers to think twice about their decision. AppleInsider compares and contrasts Apple’s best iPod and smallest iPad.

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First look: Apple's Force Touch trackpad on the early 2015 MacBook Pro

The newest revision of Apple’s littlest MacBook Pro packs faster flash memory and Intel’s latest Broadwell chips, but the star of the show is its new Force Touch trackpad. AppleInsider went hands-on with the clickless wonder to see if it upholds Apple’s tradition of finger-navigating excellence.



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Nvidia launches new Tegra K1 Shield Tablet and separate gamepad, priced rather optimistically at $360

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Nvidia’s new Shield is dropping today and the updated tablet packs a number of high-end features. Will gamers bite, considering the increased price tag but better use cases?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/186666-nvidia-launches-new-tegra-k1-shield-tablet-and-separate-gamepad-priced-rather-optimistically-at-360

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