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Best 17-inch Laptop Deals: Get a large laptop for $330

If you’re feeling cramped on your phone, tablet and laptop screen, it’s time to expand your world view — the view through your laptop screen, that is. The largest screen size most companies go up to is 17-inches. It’s more than enough to edit spreadsheets, watch Netflix, or game with ease and comfort. If “ease and comfort” is your vibe, these 17-inch laptop deals might be more up your alley. The larger screens offer more digital real-estate to work with and generally they have a bit more power tucked inside than the average laptop. Luckily for you, there’s always some great 17-inch laptop deals up for grabs if you can find them, and we’ve already taken care of that for you by scoping out the best 17-inch laptop deals and rounding them all up in one place.
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The Verge

Discord is slowing down some Nvidia graphics cards

Discord is slowing down graphics card memory clocks on some Nvidia GPUs. A recent Discord update has introduced a bug that slows down memory clocks by up to 200MHz on some Nvidia models, including the RTX 3080 and RTX 3060 Ti. Nvidia says it’s working on a fix. Reddit...
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Discord might be throttling your Nvidia GPU's memory, but here's how you can fix it

TechSpot is about to celebrate its 25th anniversary. TechSpot means tech analysis and advice you can trust. In brief: If you frequently leave Discord open on your desktop and have recently noticed degraded game performance from your Nvidia GPU, a Discord glitch might be the culprit. Nvidia will release a fix soon but also offers directions for manually rectifying the problem.
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Digital Trends

Tested: Is Discord really slowing down Nvidia GPUs?

A recent Discord update may have introduced a bug that slows down your Nvidia GPU when you use the popular voice chat app. Not all cards are affected, but it appears that the vast majority of them might be. We tested it ourselves to verify whether there really is a...

M2 Pro/Max vs M1 Pro/Max: How much faster are the newest Apple Silicon chips?

Apple launched its new M2 Pro and M2 Max custom silicon inside the new MacBook Pro and Mac mini machines. Along with more powerful CPUs, GPUs, and media engines, the chips support up to 96GB unified memory, and even 8K video output. Follow along for our detailed M2 Pro/Max vs M1 Pro Max comparison for how everything stacks up and how much of an improvement to expect.
Android Authority

Apple M1 vs M2 chips: How do they compare?

Does the latest Apple silicon chip overshadow its predecessor? We find out. Over two years have passed since the first Apple silicon-powered Macs hit the market. You’ll find the latest chip, dubbed M2, in the 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air as well as the Mac Mini. As we’ve come to expect by now, it delivers great performance and battery life without the thermal issues we’ve seen from Intel-based Macs in the past. But how does the latest M2 stack up vs the M1, Apple’s previous-gen Mac chip? Let’s break it down.

Cyberpunk 2077 finally gets DLSS 3 patch & boosts performance by up to 45%

CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 will officially get its DLSS 3 patch, offering much-improved performance when played on a 40-series Nvidia GPU. Despite already being tested in our 4090, 4080, and 4070 Ti reviews, Cyberpunk 2077‘s DLSS 3 patch is set to be launched today. Cyberpunk 2077 was...

Cyberpunk 2077 on Windows gets hardware GPU scheduling, NVIDIA DLSS 3 and Reflex update

PC gamers lucky enough to have the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series graphics cards installed can enjoy another game with enhanced visuals. Game developer CD Projekt Red announced on Twitter that a PC game update to its hit sci-fi RPG game Cyberpunk 2077 is now available. It enables support for NVIDIA DLSS 3 and Reflex features. The title also receives Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling on Windows 10 and 11.

CausalAI: Answering Causality Questions Using Observational Data

TLDR; We introduce the Salesforce CausalAI Library, an open source library for causal analysis of time series and tabular data. The Salesforce CausalAI Library aims to provide a one-stop solution to the various needs in causal analysis including handling different data types, data generation, multi-processing for speed-up, utilizing domain knowledge and providing a user-friendly code-free interface.

The 2023 LG Gram 17 will be available on February 1, starting at $1,999

Readers like you help support XDA Developers. When you make a purchase using links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read More. LG has announced that you'll be able to buy the 2023 Gram 17 laptop — announced at CES 2023 — later this week, on February 1, directly from LG's website and other authorized resellers. Two models will be available at launch, though most of the specs are similar across the board, with the cheaper model starting at $1,999.99. This will also be one of the first laptops with 13th-generation Intel processors to be available to buy.
Hot Hardware

Corsair's Innovative RMx Shift Power Supplies For Simpler Cable Management Take Flight

Corsair has a new series of power supplies, and they do something that some brands should have done a long time ago: move the modular connectors to the side of the unit. For folks who aren't experienced system builders, what this implies is that, for now-common cases with PSU shrouds, you don't have to go rooting around in the dark to get your PSU plugged in.

Dell Inspiron 12th Gen Intel Core i7 laptop hits incredibly low price of $649

Today's Dell laptop deals (opens in new tab) knock up to $400 off select Dell Inspiron and Dell XPS 15 laptops. Right now, you can get the 14-inch Dell Inspiron 12th Gen Intel Core i7 Laptop (opens in new tab) for just $649. Typically $949, that's $300 off and a great price for this configuration. This is the lowest price we've tracked for this Dell laptop and one of the best laptop deals we've seen all month.

AAPL is Chipping Away at the Competition with its Chip

Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) bet on making its own chips is paying off handsomely, according to an Apple executive. The tech giant had ditched Intel (INTC) around two years back and had started making its own chips. Apple’s new MacBook Pros and Mac Minis are fitted with its latest processors and this is working for the company.

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Nvidia DLSS 3 Support For Big Frame Rate Boost

If you want a big frame rate boost in one of the visually toughest PC games out there, then there's good news - Nvidia's DLSS 3 has finally been added to Cyberpunk 2077. Released in beta form for Nvidia's RTX 4000-series launch, DLSS 3 promisses much faster frame rates and smoother visuals even with all the eyecandy such as ray tracing turned on. Today, DLSS 3 in available to the masses.

The Apple MacBook Air M1 gets $200 discount

Readers like you help support XDA Developers. When you make a purchase using links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read More. Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020) The 13-inch MacBook Air running on Apple's M1 chip is now $200 off, the cheapest it's ever been. This isn't the first time we see the M1 MacBook Air at this price point, but it's certainly the first time in over a month.

The first ferocious RTX 4090 gaming laptop is now available to pre-order

The Gigabyte Aorus 17X, one of the first high-end gaming laptops with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU, is now available to pre-order on Amazon ahead of the official launch on February 8th. The 40-series graphics cards are packing a tremendous amount of power, which is good news for content creators and hardcore gamers. According to Nvidia, “this is the biggest leap in generational performance ever while running much more efficiently than before.” If Nvidia’s claim proves to be true, then you’re in for something special. Let’s dive right into the details.

Apple’s MacBook Pro Compromises

With the launch of its new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, Apple brought more power to its professional-grade laptops. For an audience eager for more performance, this was a welcome addition. Yet these latest macOS machines are not all they seem. Apple has made some massive decisions around the MacBook's performance, and not all of them favour the consumer.