Ashes dev dishes on DX12, AMD vs. Nvidia, and asynchronous compute

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New remarks from the developers of Ashes of the Singularity, the first DX12 game, have shed additional light on performance comparisons between AMD and Nvidia.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/213202-ashes-dev-dishes-on-dx12-amd-vs-nvidia-and-asynchronous-compute

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/08/ashes-dev-dishes-on-dx12-amd-vs-nvidia.html

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Microsoft backports privacy-invading Windows 10 features to Windows 7, 8

Dual-booting Windows 7 and Windows 8 -- both operating systems side by side
Microsoft is back-porting its telemetry-gathering software to Windows 7 and 8. When users ask for new features, this usually isn’t what they have in mind.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/213183-once-more-with-tracking-microsoft-backports-privacy-invading-windows-10-features-to-windows-7-8

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/08/microsoft-backports-privacy-invading.html

MouthLab’s ‘tricorder’-style device could analyze your vital signs in real time

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A tricorder-style medical device from Johns Hopkins promises to change the way we gather and evaluate vital signs indicators.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/213173-mouthlabs-tricorder-style-device-could-analyze-your-vital-signs-in-real-time

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/08/mouthlabs-tricorder-style-device-could.html

ET deals: HP ENVY 750xt quad-core gaming desktop for $857

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If your gaming PC is starting to bog down whenever you play new titles like The Witcher 3 or Mortal Kombat X, it’s probably time to invest in a new rig. Thankfully, you won’t have to shell out too much cash for a replacement these days. Use today’s coupon code, and you’ll save 30% off the sticker price of the HP Envy 750xt.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/211980-et-deals-hp-envy-750xt-quad-core-desktop

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/08/et-deals-hp-envy-750xt-quad-core-gaming.html