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Oculus announces first Rift bundles, certified PCs

Share This article Oculus promised it would unveil certified PCs and bundles that would meet the demands of its own VR solution. It’s now unveiled the first of those systems, as promised, though there’s been some confusion regarding price points ...

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AMD unveils its own CPU recommendations for Oculus VR

Share This article Earlier this week, Oculus opened pre-orders for systems and configurations that it believes will deliver an acceptable VR experience. Overall, it’s probably best if consumers hold off on pre-ordering VR equipment — but since we’ve spent most ...

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Why you shouldn’t pre-order an Oculus Rift

Share This article In roughly six weeks, Oculus will finally launch the Oculus Rift. Interest in the Rift has been high ever since its Kickstarter three years ago, and the company’s hardware can deliver a thrilling experience unlike anything conventional ...

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Rise of the Tomb Raider looks and plays better on PC, but budget gaming rigs won’t cut it

Share This article Back in November, Rise of the Tomb Raider launched on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 to massive critical acclaim. As a sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot, it was seen as an improvement in nearly every ...

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JEDEC certifies GDDR5X — will AMD, Nvidia tap it for next-gen graphics after all?

Share This article Last fall, Micron announced that it would bring a new type of GDDR5 to market, GDDR5X. At the time, it wasn’t clear if the announcement would amount to much, since Micron didn’t expect availability until the end ...

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Nintendo NX console leak points to high frame rates, 900p resolution

Share This article A leaked survey conducted on behalf of Nintendo contains some interesting details on the company’s next-generation console, assuming that the leak is legitimate — and answers some of our questions about what kind of hardware the company ...

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ExtremeTech » Video Game News & Rumors On Upcoming Releases

ExtremeTech » Video Game News & Rumors On Upcoming Releases | ExtremeTechIntel claims its integrated GPUs now equal discrete cardsEA’s Origin Access offers PC gamers unlimited access to select gamesOculus CEO hopes Rift spurs gamers to upgrade their ‘crappy PCs’AMD ...

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Intel claims its integrated GPUs now equal discrete cards

Share This article For more than a decade, the phrase “Intel integrated GPU” was synonymous with “terrible graphics solution.” The first Intel motherboard with integrated graphics, the i810, had terrible performance, even in 2D desktop work. The 2D graphics performance ...

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Oculus CEO hopes Rift spurs gamers to upgrade their ‘crappy PCs’

Share This article The CEO of Oculus, Palmer Lucky, did a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, where he touched on several interesting topics — including some much-needed clarification on how the Oculus Store will function, and the future of ...

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Confirmed: GlobalFoundries will manufacture AMD’s mobile, low-power Polaris GPUs

Share This article When AMD unveiled its new Polaris architecture, there was still some question as to where the new graphics processors would be built. Historically, AMD has built GPUs with TSMC and used GlobalFoundries for its CPUs and higher-end ...

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