Microsoft launches less expensive flagship Surface Book without an Nvidia GPU

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Microsoft has trimmed the price on its highest-end Surface Book flagships by ditching the discrete GPU, but its Core i5 hardware is now the same price whether you buy a GPU or not.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245411-microsoft-launches-cheaper-flagship-surface-book-without-nvidia-gpu?source=Computing

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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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Confirmed: GlobalFoundries will manufacture AMD’s mobile, low-power Polaris GPUs

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GlobalFoundries confirmed today that it’s fabbing AMD’s mobile and lower-power discrete GPUs. AMD will presumably be building its other chips at TSMC.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/220603-confirmed-globalfoundries-will-manufacture-amds-mobile-low-power-polaris-gpus

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The case of the vanishing mobile GPU (and what budget gamers should do about it)

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It’s become increasingly difficult to buy a laptop with a discrete GPU — we investigate the options and the significant difference between AMD and Intel systems.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/187402-the-case-of-the-vanishing-mobile-gpu-and-what-budget-gamers-should-do-about-it

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