Category Archives: Intel
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 11:45 BST
Intel has appointed Brian Krzanich as its new CEO. He will replace former boss Paul Ottellini from May 16, and has already suggested that the company will set its sights on the mobile arena moving forward
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 | 04:48 GMT
Valve’s Steam Guard has launched, giving users with compatible Intel processors the ability to lock their account to just one PC.
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 | 18:16 GMT
Razer has announced a “new mobile PC gaming concept” called Switchblade, which supposedly “redefines” the mouse and keyboard interface for mobile gamers.
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 | 12:55 GMT
Intel took the wraps of its Sandy Bridge next-gen processor at CES last night, with Valve boss Gabe Newell taking to the stage to sing the chip’s praises.
Tue, Jan 04, 2011 | 21:14 GMT
Rovio has announced Angry Birds is now available through Intel’s AppUp center for netbooks and laptops.
Tue, Sep 01, 2009 | 15:40 BST
Valve has released its latest hardware survey results, and the findings pretty much give you an idea of what sort of gaming rigs are being used around the globe.
Looks like most people use DirectX 10 with the Nvidia Geforce 8800 graphics card, Windows XP, Realtek HD Audio output and Intel processors.
Sounds vaguely familiar on this end as well.
Fri, Aug 01, 2008 | 09:16 BST
Speaking to PCGH, Intel’s Michael Vollmer has predicted that the first ray-traced games could appear in the next two to three years.
“I dare say that in two to three years time we will see something,” he said. “There already are some individual approaches, especially in the science sector, which show that ray-tracing algorithms are scaling very well with the numbers of cores.
“But the migration to a new programming technology takes years; ray-tracing is still in an early stage.”
Ray-tracing is an upcoming graphical technology that accurately maps digital light to provide realistic visual effects.
Read more on it here.
Wed, Feb 13, 2008 | 06:35 GMT
According to the San Jose Mercury News, a group of major PC gaming firms – namely Intel, Microsoft, nVidia and AMD, as well as “a number of computer companies – is going to announce “a consortium dubbed the PC Gaming Alliance” at GDC.
The group is being set up, apparently, in the face of the fact that console gaming has “stolen the excitement”, the point of the venture being to keep “PC gaming alive”.
There’s no detail on how they’re actually going to do it, but this is heartening nonetheless. Go PC gaming.