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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core Review Round-Up

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core Review Round-Up

Tis the season for PC innards, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core is just the limited-edition graphics card you may have been looking for, what with its vast similarities to the existing GTX 560 Ti already on the market and its cut-back GF110 in its guts. The GPU you've got here, the GF110, was originally used in the GeForce 580, then again in the GTX 570, and now here in the GTX 560 Ti 448 Core, it being cut back each time to accommodate the lower powered systems. You've also got 56 texture units, 40 ROPs, 448 shader cores, and a 320-bit memory interface. Know what all that means? You're in the right place!

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NVIDIA releases GeForce 290.36 Beta Drivers for Batman, Battlefield 3, MW3, Skyrim

NVIDIA releases GeForce 290.36 Beta Drivers for Batman, Battlefield 3, MW3, Skyrim

It's time for an update for all you gamers out there playing any of the newest round of ground-breaking NVIDIA-powered PC games, this GeForce 290.36 Beta Driver release correcting bugs and adding features you might never have known were there in the first place! NVIDIA lets us know that players of Batman: Arkham City, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, should certainly update to this newest driver set, and Battlefield 3 as well as Crysis 2 will receive fixes for tiny broken bits like the "random appearance of triangular artifacts" in the former game. Grab it now!

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ARM outs new Mali-T658 GPU

ARM outs new Mali-T658 GPU

ARM is huge in the mobile world with its chips powering the majority of smartphones and other devices on the market today. The reason ARM has been so successful is that its designs are very power efficient and they offer good performance as well. ARM has announced a new GPU that will find its way into future mobile devices and Smart TVs. The new GPU is the Mali-T658.

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NVIDIA shows off dazzling enhancements in Batman: Arkham City [Video]

NVIDIA shows off dazzling enhancements in Batman: Arkham City [Video]

It's time to check out Batman: Arkham City for the first OFFICIAL time running with NVIDIA's DirectX 11 Graphics and GPU Physics, certainly a sight to behold and set to be released on November 15th! In short, this game Arkham City builds on the ground-breaking 2009 game by the name of Batman: Arkham Asylum, one of the first games on the market to make use of Hardware-Accelerated PhysX effects which enhanced not only background details but incidental items as well, plus whole levels such as, as NVIDIA notes, the Scarecrow's nightmare world* (*included at the end of this post, for those of you that've never been there.) Now behold, footage from Arkham City, a game running with the graphics card it was made to run with, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560, with PhysX enabled for the greatest amount of detail you can imagine!

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Apple Logo with Steve Jobs face in it called into question

Apple Logo with Steve Jobs face in it called into question

It's not like the logo was called in to the police station for questioning, no, instead what's happening now in the week after the passing of the legendary entrepreneur designer inventor Steve Jobs is an argument over who created the now omnipotent "face in apple" logo that you've almost certainly seen since it went viral in the past few days. The dispute over who originally created the logo, or more specifically who came up with the concept for the logo, has been quietly, and I emphasize quitely, raging between several graphic design-minded parties.

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Intel Ivy Bridge to support 4K resolution

Intel Ivy Bridge to support 4K resolution

The highest resolution that is supported on the typical computer today is 2560 x 1600. This is the resolution that is handled by some 30-inch monitors on the market today. Intel has announced that its coming Ivy Bridge chipset will support even higher resolutions with up to 4096 x 2304. That would mean that the chipset supports higher than 1080p resolution.

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