بایگانی دسته: hardware

For want of a nail: How hardware hijinks fracked my AMD Radeon R9 Fury testing

RadeonFury
A touching tale of hardware evaluation and shenanigans surrounding it. Hopefully this saves someone else some hurt.

Xbox One vs. PS4: How the hardware specs compare (updated for 2015)

Xbox One vs. PS4
How do the PS4 and Xbox One compare with each other in 2015? If you’re thinking about buying one of these two consoles–or just want ammunition for bragging rights–here’s what you need to know.

IBM to demonstrate first on-package silicon photonics

IBM Research, silicon photonics chip die on a wafer
IBM’s new silicon photonics technology integrates the waveguide technology on-package. It’s a significant step forward for the nascent industry and a necessary improvement for eventual exascale systems.

USB-C vs. USB 3.1: What’s the difference?

USB Type-C
After more than a decade of fighting with USB’s relentlessly superpositioning cables, a new cable standard is finally coming to market.

Next-generation Vulkan API could be Valve’s killer advantage in battling Microsoft

Vulcan-Valve
Valve is putting a hefty push behind the new Vulkan API, but the stakes are higher than they’ve been in past years. This time, the premiere PC game distribution platform is gearing up to take on Microsoft and its Windows Store.