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Mobile GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1060 specs reportedly revealed

Last month it was revealed that Nvidia's latest Pascal GPUs would be coming to gaming notebooks largely unchanged from their desktop variants. Due to the superb energy efficiency and low TDPs of these powerful GPUs, it would be relatively easy…

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Review: Fighting for the mid-range crown

Following its soft-launch a few days ago we're now ready to take the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 through its paces. The card is targeting a considerably lower price point than the GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, with a smaller GPU -- codenamed GP106 -- that still manages to support all of the key Pascal architectural features. What we have is a $250 GTX 1060 facing off against a $240 RX 480 8GB and this fight over the mid-range market should be great news for consumers.

Doom patch adds support for Vulkan API

id Software on Monday released a patch for Doom that enables support for the Vulkan API on the PC. As you may know, Vulkan is the low-overhead, cross-platform successor to OpenGL, a dated API created by Silicon Graphics way back in 1992.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Review: Titan X-like performance for a fraction of the price

As attractive as the GeForce GTX 1080 is, many enthusiasts are undoubtedly holding out for the much more affordable GeForce GTX 1070. Partner cards will start at $380, while Nvidia's Founders Edition will retail for $450. With Titan X and 980 Ti-like performance, the GTX 1070 looks like the best option for 1440p gamers, delivering well north of 60 FPS in nearly every game we tested.

Overwatch Benchmarked, Performance Review

Overwatch is impressive looking yet runs well on a wide range of hardware. It scales down to work on low-end hardware but can also be cranked up to take advantage of high-end gear, especially at the 4K resolution. Coming from an impressive open beta that attracted 9.7 million players, Overwatch is poised to be hugely popular among PC gamers. Only one question remains: can your hardware handle it?