Apple’s Mac Pro Starts Shipping Tomorrow

The tube-shaped maxed-out Mac starts at $2,999.
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Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

Another unprofitable gaming system hits the shelves.
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What’s Next for GPU Chips? Maybe the Network.

We’re a long way from gaming now.
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IBM and Nvidia Team Up on Supercomputing and Servers

Coming soon: GPU chips in more Big Blue hardware.
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Samsung’s Bizarre Benchmark-Boosting Explanation

The Galaxy S4’s optimizations “were not intended to improve certain benchmark results.” But the S4’s maximum GPU frequency was made available to certain benchmarking apps.
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Samsung Busted Boosting International Galaxy S4 Benchmarks

Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa-based Galaxy S4 performs better in the lab than the real world for a reason: It was designed to.
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The Problem With Noisy Neighbors in the Cloud

We are living in an increasingly cloud-powered world where our workloads are consigned to small slices of enormous compute farms — and that world is increasingly filled with noisy neighbors.
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Samsung Launches Series 5 Ultra Ultrabooks

The ramp-up toward The Year of Too Many Ultrabooks continues: Now Samsung is getting into the game.
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Intel’s Plan to Remain the Supercomputing King

Today the company is disclosing some new advances that will help it maintain its role as the chip supplier of choice to the supercomputing elite.
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Fujitsu Supercomputer Remains World Champ, but IBM and Intel Are the Real Computing Kings

The latest edition of the semiannual Top 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers is out. Strangely, there’s no movement among the Top 10, and yet there’s still plenty to talk about.
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Intel’s Hardcore Six-Core

Cloud Gaming?