Aquantia Wants to Put 5-10 Gigabit Ethernet in Your PC

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Aquantia wants to put 5GigE or even 10GigE network cards in your next desktop PC — but you’ll have a hard time using them at their rated speeds any time soon.

The post Aquantia Wants to Put 5-10 Gigabit Ethernet in Your PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249390-aquantia-wants-put-5-10-gigabit-ethernet-pc?source=Computing

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Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they’ve bumped up against interface speed limits

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Sony has launched a new lineup of SD cards that push the envelope on what current microSD standards can offer, as far as performance. But be advised — buying a fast SD card doesn’t matter if you don’t have a camera that can push it.

The post Sony unveils SD cards so fast, they’ve bumped up against interface speed limits appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/244931-sony-unveils-sd-cards-fast-theyve-bumped-interface-speed-limits?source=Computing

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New ‘App Class’ SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications

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The SD Association has updated its guidelines for SD card performance, with a new “App Class” for SD cards that can use Android Marshmallow and Nougat’s “Adoptable Storage” option effectively.

The post New ‘App Class’ SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240220-new-app-class-sd-cards-will-offer-guaranteed-performance-mobile-applications?source=Computing

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Samsung announces UFS cards, the super-fast successor to microSD

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Sluggish microSD card got you down? Samsung has some new UFS cards that are much faster. Too bad nothing in the world supports them yet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231337-samsung-announces-ufs-cards-the-super-fast-successor-to-microsd

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Asus, MSI are shipping overclocked GTX 1080 and 1070 GPUs to reviewers, but not customers

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Asus and MSI have been caught shipping cards to reviewers with slightly higher clocks by default than they’re shipping to retail customers. While the gap is minor, it’s not something we approve of on principle.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/230432-asus-msi-are-shipping-overclocked-1080-and-1070-gpus-to-reviewers-but-not-customers

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Oklahoma's use of card readers to freeze, seize funds comes under fire

Police in Oklahoma are using scanners that can identify phony credit cards, but critics warn the devices could also allow cops to empty the bank accounts of law-abiding citizens with one swipe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/17/oklahomas-use-card-readers-to-freeze-seize-funds-comes-under-fire.html

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Nvidia GTX 970, 980, and 980 Ti prices crater in wake of Pascal’s launch

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Nvidia’s older Maxwell cards are seeing huge price cuts — but is that enough to make them a good buy with the 1070 and 1080 already on the market?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/230381-nvidia-gtx-970-980-and-980-ti-prices-crater-in-wake-of-pascals-launch

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Nvidia’s GTX 1080, 1070: Faster than Titan X, at a much lower price

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Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and 1070 debuted this weekend, and both cards are shaping up as potent competitors in 16nm FinFET. Mainstream availability is just weeks away.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/228006-nvidias-gtx-1080-1070-faster-than-titan-x-at-a-much-lower-price

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Upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080 pictured, may not use HBM2

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Nvidia’s new Pascal-based GeForce cards may use GDDR5 instead of HBM2 — but we don’t expect that to prevent them from offering dramatically improved performance-per-watt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/227122-upcoming-nvidia-gtx-1080-pictured-may-not-use-hbm2

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How to buy the right video card for your gaming PC

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Buying a GPU is tricky. It doesn’t have to be. We break down how to weigh and evaluate various cards in a way that should be applicable both today and for generations to come.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/226370-how-to-buy-the-right-video-card

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Amazon is having a big one-day sale on flash drives and memory cards

Every time you think memory products like flash drives, SD cards and MicroSD cards can’t possibly get any cheaper, Amazon goes ahead and hosts a killer sale with insanely low prices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/11/amazon-is-having-big-one-day-sale-on-flash-drives-and-memory-cards.html

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Barclays adds Apple Pay support 9 months after UK launch

Article Image After months of waiting in the wings, Barclays customers in the UK can now provision bank-issued cards for use with Apple Pay on compatible devices, as the bank finally flipped the switch on Apple’s mobile payments service.

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Apple makes the move to embedded SIM card with 9.7" iPad Pro

Article Image The ritual of swapping SIM cards may soon be a relic of the past, as the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro ships with an important innovation: an Apple SIM embedded directly into the logic board.

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Instrument error: AMD, FCAT, and Ashes of the Singularity benchmarks

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There’s a report making the rounds that claims AMD cards perform terribly in Ashes of the Singularity based on results captured using Nvidia’s FCAT tools. In this case, it’s the tools that are wrong — not the GPU.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/223654-instrument-error-amd-fcat-and-ashes-of-the-singularity

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Nvidia blames Apple for GPU bug that breaks Chrome’s incognito mode

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There’s an embarrassing flaw in the way some discrete video cards handle web browsing — and it could show other PC users a lot more about your browsing habits than you’d like them to know.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/221208-nvidia-blames-apple-for-gpu-bug-that-breaks-chromes-incognito-mode

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Oregon police bust crime ring attempting to ship $750K+ worth of iPhones to Hong Kong

Article Image Tipped off by a suspect buying hundreds of iPhones with Apple gift cards, police in Oregon have cracked down on an organized crime ring that they say was shipping handsets to Hong Kong where they were to be sold on the black market.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4c739957/sc/23/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C120C240Coregon0Epolice0Ebust0Ecrime0Ering0Eattempting0Eto0Eship0E750Ak0Eworth0Eof0Eiphones0Eto0Ehong0Ekong/story01.htm

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JCPenney tests Apple Pay for store cards, plans full rollout in spring 2016

Article Image U.S. big-box retailer JCPenney is currently testing Apple Pay support for its store cards, with plans for an official introduction sometime in the spring of next year, a shopper’s anecdote indicated on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4be5ed4e/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C110C30A0Cjcpenney0Etests0Eapple0Epay0Efor0Estore0Ecards0Eplans0Efull0Erollout0Ein0Espring0E20A16/story01.htm

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Nvidia may tap bandwidth-doubling GDDR5X for next-generation hardware

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Could Nvidia adopt a new, high-speed type of GDDR5 to give its midrange Pascal cards a boost? It’s possible — but probably unlikely.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/216187-nvidia-may-tap-bandwidth-doubling-gddr5x-for-next-generation-hardware

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