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directx 11.1


Microsoft won't bring DirectX 11.1 to Windows 7

The latest flavor of the API suite that enables 3D animation and other multimedia effects remains exclusive to Windows 8 as Microsoft has no plans to port it over to Windows 7.

By November 12, 2012


CES: HP debuts AMD Fusion in 11-inch Pavilion dm1

At slightly less than 1 inch thick and 3.5 pounds, the Pavilion dm1 is one of the first laptops to use AMD's new Fusion platform.

By January 3, 2011


VMware Fusion 1.1: free to select bloggers

Windows-on-Mac software gets an upgrade, and VMware tries to pique bloggers' interest. Also new: VMware Server 2 beta.

By November 13, 2007


Intel details next-gen 'Iris' graphics chips

Intel has released details on Iris, its next-generation graphics chips for laptops and desktops.

By May 2, 2013


Intel describes next-gen 'Iris' graphics chips

Intel released details on its next-generation graphics chips for laptops and desktops, called Iris.

By May 1, 2013


Windows 8 graphics will be faster

By hardware accelerating more of the operating system's graphics, Microsoft's latest should feel much snappier to use.

By July 23, 2012


Samsung adds 3D to Series 7 Gamer laptop

The laptop has been refreshed with a 3D display, AMD Radeon graphics, and a fresh coat of yellow paint.

By August 13, 2012


Dell XPS M1730

With a redesigned case that's chock-full of cutting-edge technologies, the Dell XPS M1730 tops our list of our favorite gaming laptops.

October 22, 2007

4 stars Editors' rating October 22, 2007

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Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi4

We've always appreciated the inexpensive SLI options offered by Toshiba's gaming-oriented X205 series, but it's hard to recommend the X205-SLi4 when other vendors offer better frame rates for almost $1,000 less.

March 16, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating March 16, 2008

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Toshiba Satellite X205

Toshiba's Satellite X205 offers dual-GPU SLI graphics starting at less than $2,000, making it a solid choice for mobile gamers on a budget.

November 20, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 20, 2007