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AMD Launches W8100, Cuts GPUs Prices 50% for First GPU

W8100

Today was an interesting day in AMDland, first the company announced their latest GPU, the FirePro W8100 and then later in the day they announced a program where you could buy any of their latest GPUs for a whopping 50% as long as its the first one, every subsequent one will be full price.  But first, you have to go through an ‘approval process’. Now, let’s get back to the new GPU AMD just announced, what is it exactly? Well, the FirePro W8100 is part of AMD’s professional line of graphics cards branded as FirePro. So, looking at the rough specs we can see that the

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Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Surface Pro 3 – Surface Gets Bigger and Better

Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has clearly not stopped with their aspirations with the new Surface Pro 3 that they launched today. This is a follow up to their Surface Pro 2, which also featured an Intel ultra low voltage Core family CPU, except now you have a choice of a Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7 CPU as opposed to only being able to choose an i5. The CPU in the Surface Pro 3 is actually the same as it was in the 2, which is a little disappointing but Intel’s Broadwell won’t hit until much later this year. Once that new Intel chip starts to pick

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Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Surface Pro 3 – Surface Gets Bigger and Better

Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has clearly not stopped with their aspirations with the new Surface Pro 3 that they launched today. This is a follow up to their Surface Pro 2, which also featured an Intel ultra low voltage Core family CPU, except now you have a choice of a Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7 CPU as opposed to only being able to choose an i5. The CPU in the Surface Pro 3 is actually the same as it was in the 2, which is a little disappointing but Intel’s Broadwell won’t hit until much later this year. Once that new Intel chip starts to pick

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Business, Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Nvidia Reports Strong 1Q 2015, Following Error

Nvidia GPU Logo

As we had reported, Nvidia announced very strong preliminary earnings for the fiscal first quarter of 2015, calendar Q1 2014. They were supposed to announce their earnings today, May 8th, however someone had mistakenly sent the preliminary earnings announcement to 100 internal users and they decided to make those figures public to avoid any potential insider trading issues. In terms of Nvidia’s earnings [NASDAQ:NVDA] themselves, the company reported for their fiscal first quarter of 2015, which is actually the first calendar quarter of 2014, earnings of $136 million on $1.1 billion in revenue, which is down sequentially from the fourth quarter where Nvidia is traditionally

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Business, Companies, Microsoft, Software Programs

UPDATE – RUMOR: Microsoft jacks up Windows 7 prices

What is the value of positive review by professional journalists? $80-150, according to Microsoft.

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