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CyberPowerPC Zeus Mini keeps tiny gaming alive

CyberPowerPC Zeus Mini keeps tiny gaming alive

Not that the mini-PC market was going anywhere, but CyberPowerPC's entry into the ranks this week just goes to show - there's more than enough room for another super-small gaming desktop machine out there. Here we're seeing the CyberPowerPC Zeus Mini, a tiny tower that still manages to jam in the likes of NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 780 or an AMD R9 290. It'll be coming your way in black with green or red lighting, too!

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NVIDIA TegraZone update brings console readiness for all Androids

NVIDIA TegraZone update brings console readiness for all Androids

It's been years - at this point - since NVIDIA released their TegraZone, a place where the groups that the company had worked with hand-in-hand to optimize games for their Tegra processors could be collectively shown off. Now the group updates this app environment to work not only with devices that roll with NVIDIA Tegra processors inside, but all Android devices, no restrictions. The newest update to the NVIDIA TegraZone also makes it fully physical-controller friendly for NVIDIA SHIELD and gaming consoles alike.

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Limelight attempts NVIDIA SHIELD PC game streaming on all devices

Limelight attempts NVIDIA SHIELD PC game streaming on all devices

At the moment you’ll find the folks behind the open-source project known as Limelight working on Android devices, attempting to make the PC streaming option for games through Valve’s Steam work with all devices, not just NVIDIA SHIELD. While we can’t imagine NVIDIA will be especially thrilled at the possibility that this high-powered ability will be reverse engineered so directly, here you’ll find the feature working with NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics cards only

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NVIDIA Tegra K1 out-performs Intel Haswell in early benchmarks

NVIDIA Tegra K1 out-performs Intel Haswell in early benchmarks

This week a number of early benchmark tests are appearing with clues as to the true (artificial benchmark) performance of the NVIDIA Tegra K1. This processor was introduced last week at CES 2014 with promise that it wasn't just a successor to the NVIDIA Tegra 4, it was a whole new skewed line of SoC, one capable of out-doing even last generation's biggest and best gaming consoles, like the PS3 and the Xbox 360. Now we're seeing some results that suggest the Tegra K1 works better than Apple's A7 chip and the NVIDIA Snapdragon 800 as well.

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MSI GTX 780 eyes-on: R9 270X Hawk, 280X Gaming, 290X Lightning appear

MSI GTX 780 eyes-on: R9 270X Hawk, 280X Gaming, 290X Lightning appear

There’s a new set of graphics cards being shown off this week at CES 2014 by the folks at MSI, starting with the GTX 780 Lightening, a beast with three fans. You’ve got “triple force architecture”, working with twin BIOS, a set of components that bring a hardcore design to light, and a GPU reactor. This machine is so rugged and ready for the biggest machines that it’s rolling with military Class 4 components.

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NVIDIA G-Sync monitors hands-on: BenQ, Philips, AOC, ViewSonic on tap

NVIDIA G-Sync monitors hands-on: BenQ, Philips, AOC, ViewSonic on tap

It's nearly time for NVIDIA's G-Sync gaming monitor processor technology to hit the market - closer to the reveal of this technology than to the market, to be fair, but close nonetheless. What we're having a peek at this week is a collection of monitors that've already got their final bits and pieces in them, just a few of the collection of displays that'll be released later this year. BenQ, Philips, AOC, and ViewSonic have all brought their first models to CES 2014 and NVIDIA's press event.

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NVIDIA Tegra K1 runs Unreal Engine 4 for console-matching mobile power

NVIDIA Tegra K1 runs Unreal Engine 4 for console-matching mobile power

This week the folks at NVIDIA revealed their next-generation mobile processor, the NVIDIA Tegra K1, and with it the incorporation of Unreal Engine 4 technology. This release will allow the gaming PC world to essentially converge with the mobile processing world, and as CEO of Epic Games Tim Sweeney suggests, they’ll now be able to “take absolutely anything that runs on PC or on a console and run it on Tegra.”

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