Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passes, aged 65
"Heartbroken by the passing," says Bill Gates.
"Heartbroken by the passing," says Bill Gates.
No word on commercialisation, though.
Bioware turns it into larger online game.
Infinity Ward releases the first Modern Warfare 3 trailer, which includes lots of explosions.
In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war.
We check out what PhysX offers in Mafia 2 by running through all manner of performance equations!
We investigate how the latest hit RTS, StarCraft 2, scales across CPU cores.
AMD updates its Deneb core on its fastest Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, and claims the C3 can overclock more, yield faster DDR3 memory and has even fixed the performance bug with its sleep states. Does it make a difference? We put the claims to the test.
Because of its vastly different architecture, how does Lynnfield compare to its Core i7 and Core 2 Quad brothers when it comes to PCI-Express performance and gaming? We setup a scientific test and got our game on, to find out.
In this tiny micro ATX Core i7 board, Asus has managed to squeeze more kit than most others manufacturers can cram into a full sized board. The Republic of Gamers Rampage II Gene is the bigger brother to the Maximus II Gene - but is it any better?
Microsoft has made Service Pack 2 available for Windows Vista and Server 2008 - grab the installers within if you need 'em.
MSI's X-Slim X340 13.4 inch ultra portable laptop is one of the first to use Intel's new CULV processors. It's clear where the X340 got its inspiration from, but MSI has managed to hit an attractive and affordable price point - read our review find out how it gets on.
Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 requires hardware virtualisation, which isn't supported by some Core 2 Duo and Quad CPUs.
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 has been released to manufacturers, with a public release planned for later this quarter.
Nvidia releases the third power pack to show off its CUDA technology, which includes some PhysX goodies and the SETI@home client.
Nvidia's latest ForceWare drivers add Ambient Occlusion to the control panel, enabling you to see extra soft shadows in games such as Half-Life 2.
Leaked pictures show that the Core i7, Core 2 and Centrino brands could soon be getting shorter, wider logos.
Can Dawn of War II take a chainsword to Football Manager? We take a look at the retail PC games chart in the UK, as well as the Steam download chart.
AMD's bottom-end Phenom X3 710 can reportedly have it's fourth core unlocked to give you a dirt cheap quad-core CPU.
DFI's 'dark' 790FX motherboard features the latest SB750 southbridge from AMD and promises the usual crazy DFI overclocking and shenanigans. We drop the new Phenom II X4 940 CPU in to see what it's truly capable of.
AMD CPUs finally get support for DDR3, but does it make a difference? We put the latest Phenom II X4 810 and 805, as well as the X3 720 and 710 through their paces on DDR2 and DDR3 platforms to see how they stack up against the competition.
OCZ's next generation Vertex 2 SSD claims a whopping 550MB/s read and 480MB/s write!
AMD's 45nm consumer CPUs are finally here: the Phenom II X4 940 and 920 are the latest quad cores with bigger cache, more MHz, more overclocking potential and yet, still AM2+ with inexpensive DDR2! Does Intel finally have some worthy competition?
If you like a bit of bling in your case and don't care for extreme wattages, Hipers Type R II with its shiny blue casing, LEDs and metallic fan could be right up your street. We test this feature filled mainstream performer to see if it's cheap for a reason, or just fantastic value for money.
With Microsoft making the Windows Vista Service Pack 2 beta available on Friday, we check out how the new service pack will likely perform when it's officially released next year.
Passively cooling a Radeon HD 4850 is no mean feat and that's exactly what Gigabyte has done with the GV-R485MC-1GH graphics card. We have a look at the card and subject it to the Crysis Crunch to find out if the Multi-Core cooling solution is up to the task.
Have you won the Far Cry 2 modded PS3? Check in here to find out!
From top to bottom we review and compare the latest processors in Intel's performance line-up and stack all three up against the previous generation from both Intel and AMD to find out where exactly the improvements lie and if they are worth your money.
You've seen how it was made, now you have the chance to win a one-of-a-kind custom modded Far Cry 2-themed Playstation 3! Read on for details of how to enter!
Ubisoft has revealed that Far Cry 2 uses DX10.1 to improve AA by reading the multi sampled depth buffer. But there's more to it than that...
Intel has quietly introduced three new processors to its lineup that are designed to target different segments of the market.
IDF FALL 2008: Dadi Perlmutter announces imminent availability of mobile quad-core processors based on the Penryn architecture.
COMPUTEX 08: New phase change cooling works without going sub-zero yet claims to performs better than the average watercooling.
Gears of War 2 creator Cliff Bleszinski reveals some details on the hugely anticipated title in July's EGM.
We test the latest 45nm Intel Core 2 Duo "Wolfdale" E8500, E8400 and E8200 processors to see how they compare to other popular, sub £200 CPUs from Intel's 65nm Core 2 line and AMD's Athlon X2 and Phenom lines.
IDF SPRING 08: Intel's 45nm Yorkfield desktop processors are still not as widely available as they should be. We have some answers... kinda.
Nvidia has launched its ultra powerful, ultra expensive "enthusiast" DDR3 chipset - nForce 790i Ultra SLI is here! We dive into the technology behind it in this first look to see what all the fuss is about.
CeBIT 2008: DFI shows off its X48 board that features a new, hardcore cooling system created in collaboration with Thermalright!
CeBIT 2008: Intel talks to bit-tech and details its next generation 4-series, Eagle Lake chipsets which should arrive in May.
CeBIT 2008: Intel demonstrates its new Atom and Centrino 2 brands during its press conference.
Quad-cores? Pff, old hat! How does a hex-core chip with a over 25MB of cache sound? Intel preps its Dunnington processor for a 2H08 release.