High Tech - News, Reviews and Tests
AMD Mantle: A Graphics API Tested In Depth
Jul 16, 2014 - in Reviews
AMD's Mantle is available to users of certain Radeon cards, as are the first few titles with corresponding API support. We gathered up a number of CPUs and graphics boards, fired up Battlefield 4 and Thief, and set off on a benchmarking odyssey.
AMD VP: No DirectX 12 API in the Near Future; Battlefield 4 Could be in Never Settle Bundle
Apr 9, 2013 - in News
Ross Taylor believes that "advancements in PC graphics technology could be on the verge of a slump."
Intel Launches Its New Suite of Developer Tools for Gaming & Media
Apr 1, 2013 - in News
Intel's GDC presentation included new rendering extensions for Intel HD Graphics, Intel Quick Sync Video and updates to the Intel Level Up and Perceptual Computing contests.
Microsoft Says It's Not Retiring DirectX Despite Reports
Feb 3, 2013 - in News
The XDA platform is on the way out, but Microsoft has no plans to "retire" DirectX despite a leaked email to developers indicating otherwise.
Bummer: Dead Space 3 PC Will Be Direct Console Port
Jan 23, 2013 - in News
No DirectX 11 support for Dead Space 3 on PC.
Some DirectX 11.1 Features Confirmed for Windows 7
Nov 15, 2012 - in News
There's an update for Windows 7 SP1 that adds certain features of the DirectX 11.1 Runtime, reports Microsoft.
Tom's Hardware's Mailbox: Angelini Goes Postal
Sep 1, 2010 - in News
It's easy to get caught up in the daily grind: benchmarking, writing, editing, and answering what sometimes seems like hundreds of emails. But at the end of the day, all of the work is for you. It's about time we started answering a little more feedback.