How to install and configure graphics drivers in Linux

Edit TechRadar 27 Aug 2016
How to install Nvidia drivers in Linux. The hunt for gaming performance on Linux is a constant and ever-changing challenge. The market for discrete graphics cards has become dominated by the two graphics giants. Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) ... How to get gaming on Linux ... $ sh amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13-4-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/trusty ... $ sh amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13-4-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/precise....

Silicon Week: MediaTek: meet the chip maker that has powered your favorite gadgets for years

Edit TechRadar 26 Aug 2016
Who (and where) is MediaTek? ... We're talking about the hardware inside those devices that makes it go ... MediaTek ... TechRadar ... Finbarr Moynihan ... The first major difference is that most of the mobile stuff is built on ARM, and obviously the classic PC stuff is x86 [Intel's long-standing standard for PC chip architecture] ... Again, having all of that on a single SoC rather than on different chipsets [like with x86 systems] makes that easier....

EasyMiner

Edit ZDNet 25 Aug 2016
A simple easy to use UI for minerd.exe or cgminer.exe Bitcoin,Litecoin client . Highly optimized for x86, x86-64 and ARM architectures It... ....

Silicon Week: 10 CPUs that changed computing

Edit TechRadar 25 Aug 2016
Introduction ... Intel 4004 ... Intel 8080 ... The 1978 Intel 8086 was the processor for the original IBM PC and widely imitated IBM PC XT, and it introduced the 8086 architecture that Intel would use as the basis for all its x86 processors ... 4 ... 5 ... The Opteron's architecture, x86-64, is now the standard for 64-bit processors.8 ... Single-core x86 processors ran out of road in 2005 with the Pentium 4, the power consumption levels of which had rocketed ... ....

Silicon Week: Your PC wouldn't exist without these 6 historical components

Edit TechRadar 25 Aug 2016
Critical components ... This article is part of TechRadar's Silicon Week. The world inside of our machines is changing more rapidly than ever, so we're looking to explore CPUs, GPUs and all other forms of the most precious metal in computing.Introducing the x86 standard ... However, the real lasting legacy of this processor comes from how it established the x86 information set as a standard the computer industry needed in the early days....

Review: Updated: Sony PS4

Edit TechRadar 25 Aug 2016
Introduction. PS4 might be one of the greatest consoles of all-time and the future of gaming as a whole. With over 40 million consoles sold and no signs of slowing down, the PS4 is steamrolling its way into its third year of life. It's both critically and financially a major success for Sony ... It has a custom single-chip processor that combines an eight core x86-64 AMD "Jaguar" CPU with a 1.84 teraflop GPU based on AMD's Radeon tech ... TBA....

AMD Reveals Zen of X86

Edit Engineering Times 24 Aug 2016
AMD detailed Zen at Hot Chips, its next-generation x86 core aimed at head-to head competition with Intel in everything from notebooks to servers ... ....

Silicon Week: 10 biggest moments in computing history

Edit TechRadar 22 Aug 2016
Then and now ... And, in the 70 some-odd years since the true birth of the computing era, there's been an exponential explosion in technology and capabilities ... In 2005, Apple announced they were utilizing Intel x86 processors for their popular line of computers after nearly 15 years of IBM processing ... What has changed, though is the two systems are closer to each other with both essentially running computer processors and x86 processes....

Updated: PS4 vs Xbox One: which is better?

Edit TechRadar 22 Aug 2016
Introduction and design. When it comes to consoles wars, there's never been a battle quick as thrilling as the one being fought currently between the Xbox One and the PS4. Partly that's because of how the last console generation played out ... But that was then, this is now ... Searching for cheapest PS4 prices... See all PS4 deals ... The PS4 CPU remained clocked at 1.6GHz and contains a similar custom AMD 8-core CPU with x86 based architecture ... ....

Xbox Scorpio May Be The Beginning Of A Console Market Without Generations – But Not ...

Edit GamingBolt 21 Aug 2016
This would be a predicament, but Microsoft’s farsightedness in going with the x86-64 hardware platform base for their console with the Xbox One ensures that even after Scorpio launches, the Xbox One itself can come along for the ride- at least for a while ... "A lot of these irregularities are an artifact of the fact that the move to x86 (or ......

19 Views of IDF16

Edit Engineering Times 20 Aug 2016
This year's Intel Developer Forum showed how the x86 giant is seeking ways to pump up and go beyond the PC with new platforms for machine vision, virtual reality, robots, drones and more ... ....

No Man’s Sky PC Errors and Fixes- Game Crashes, Launch Errors, Stuttering, and More

Edit GamingBolt 19 Aug 2016
No Man’s Sky is a fun game, all said and done, and one that people with a certain bent of mind will definitely end up appreciating, but its PC launch has been nothing short of a disaster ... Credit to Hello Games, a lot of them have been fixed, or will be fixed in the coming few patches ... First, the system specs.. MINIMUM. OS ... Go to ‘C.\Program Files(x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\No Man’s Sky\Binaries\SETTINGS’ ... Note ... ....

The calm before the storm: AMD's Zen bears down on Intel CPUs

Edit The Register 18 Aug 2016
More details confirmed ahead of 2017 desktop, server launch – and don't mention ARM. AMD is continuing to drip feed information about Zen, its long-awaited designed-from-scratch x86 processor microarchitecture ... ....
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