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Comments (0) | November 22, 2017 02:28PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you have not yet added any of the Mafia games to your Steam library, and thought the current Steam Autumn Sale would be a good time to pick them up, you might want to take a look at this. The series' publisher, 2K, has put up the Mafia Triple Pack that includes all three games at a discount from the total cost if bought separately. With the c...

Comments (0) | November 22, 2017 10:23AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Modern processors do far more than just run the programs we ask them to, and one example of the extra work they do is to run security checks, making sure only the code the user wants is being executed. Intel has multiple systems built into its CPUs to that end, including the Management Engine, Trusted Execution Engine, and Server Platform Servic...

Comments (0) | November 22, 2017 09:45AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you are considering a Surface Book 2 and want to game on it, you may want to do some investigating first. Over at The Verge it was discovered that the Surface Book 2 when playing some games at high settings, the battery can still drain even when plugged in. Now Microsoft has confirmed that when the Power Mode Slider is pushed up to 'best perf...

Comments (0) | November 22, 2017 06:36AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with many in the U.S. done or nearly done with school and/or work for the week. There are some items to check out with your free time, including a look at the In Win 301 Tempered Glass Mini Tower and if this affordable model should hold your PC. We have a review on the Reeven NAIA 240 Liquid CPU Cooler, an AIO ...

Comments (0) | November 21, 2017 02:57PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Rainbow Six Siege Getting Third Year of Support and Content

It was released back in 2015, but Ubisoft has announced Rainbow Six Siege is going to continue to receive new content and support. This third year will have four seasons with eight new operators, two new maps, and one current map will receive a makeover with new level design and art direction. The first season of the third year will be Operation...

Comments (1) | November 21, 2017 01:41PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Announced

I am not sure if I should admit this, but I have yet to play the game Neverwinter Nights. I do have a copy, but it has not yet graced my computer. If you are like me, or a long-time fan, maybe you do not want to install it now as Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition has been announced by developer Beamdog.

The reveal came on Twitter (and there ...

Comments (0) | November 21, 2017 01:10PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The data on GPU shipments for Q3 2017 is out now from Jon Peddie Research, with overall shipments increasing 9.3% from last quarter. This is a good sign as GPUs are "traditionally a leading indicator of the market" since every computer needs them. Looking deeper into the data, Jon Peddie Research found AMD's unit shipments increased 7.63% from t...

Comments (0) | November 21, 2017 12:36PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Remember the Star Wars themed GTX Titan Xp graphics cards NVIDIA showed off earlier this month? If you were curious enough to see a review of one of them, it looks like The Inquirer got one and has been working with it.

These GTX Titan Xp GPUs are technically no different than the normal cards, and even have the same $1200 MSRP, which means the...

Comments (0) | November 21, 2017 06:35AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday has arrived, with several items along the way to get you through it. We have a look at the AORUS GTX 1080 Gaming Box, which plugs into your laptop to provide some high powered gaming when you need it most. There's a review on the Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750 Keyboard, offering RGB lighting and Cherry MX switches in a slim build to not ...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2017 07:11PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It appears that legacy BIOS support will be coming to an end in a few years as Intel has started guiding its motherboard partners to end its support in UEFI firmware by 2020. More specifically, the chip-maker's products will cease having the compatibility support module (CSM) in that year, and it is what allows BIOS-based devices and operating s...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2017 06:49PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A somewhat recent topic in the news has been concern over Kaspersky products, culminating in a ban on them by the Department of Homeland Security in September. Now it has been revealed by a memo sent to the Science, Space and Technology Committee of Congress that the Defense Intelligence Agency flagged the products as a potential threat back in ...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2017 12:26PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
VIPER LED Series DDR4 RAM Released by PATRIOT

If you are looking for some new DDR4 RAM and want it to light up your case, PATRIOT has some new options available to you. The company has just launched its VIPER LED Series Performance DDR4 memory that features red or white LEDs bars along the top of the sticks. The kits are available at speeds ranging from 2400 MHz to 3600 MHz if such high fre...

Comments (1) | November 20, 2017 12:05PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

At the end of last week, Tesla unveiled its plans to build electric tractor trailers and shortly thereafter other companies started announcing their preorders, including Wal-Mart. The retailer told CNBC it has preordered 15 of the Tesla tractor trailers to determine how well it might be integrated into its supply chain and meet long-term sustain...

Comments (0) | November 20, 2017 06:36AM PST | bp9801

A new week is upon us, with several items to start it off. We have a look at if it's worth it to upgrade to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor if you already have a 4th Gen Core i7 running your system. There's a review of the Patriot Memory Viper 4 Series DDR4 32GB 3000MHz Memory Kit to see just what it can bring to your system, aside from a mas...

Comments (1) | November 17, 2017 12:05PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A bit more than a year ago, THQ Nordic released something not many people were probably expecting; Titan Quest Anniversary Edition. The Titan Quest IP was among those Nordic Games purchased following THQ's bankruptcy, but having originally released in 2006, that release was a surprise. Now we can all be surprised again as the game has received a...

Comments (0) | November 17, 2017 11:43AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
G.SKILL Claims Fastest 8 GB x 4 RAM Kit with 4400 MHz Speed

It was not that long ago I was writing about CORSAIR claiming the world's fastest 32 GB (8 GB x 4) DDR4 RAM kit, but now G.SKILL has pushed past with its own 32 GB kit testing at 4400 MHz. This ultra-fast Trident Z memory also sports timings of CL19-19-19-39 and runs at 1.5 V. With this fast XMP 2.0 profile programmed into the RAM, these setting...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 02:39PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Star Control: Origins Now in Beta

Announced last year with pre-orders starting last month, Star Control: Origins has had its Fleet Battles enter beta today. With this, you can compete against the computer, other people over the Internet, and friends on the same PC. This beta includes the Ship Crafting system, allowing players to design their own ships and share them online.

The...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 10:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
CORSAIR Launches Magnetic Levitation Fans with RGB

Last year CORSAIR unveiled its ML Series Fans that use magnetic levitation bearings to reduce friction and noise. Now the companies is launches its ML PRO RGB fans that use the same bearing, but feature RGB LEDs on the center hub. The LEDs are controlled via CORSAIR LINK.

Both 120 mm (ML120 PRO RGB) and 140 mm (ML140 PRO RGB) versions are avail...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 10:35AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
HS50 Stereo Headset Announced by CORSAIR

Today CORSAIR has announced its new HS50 Stereo Gaming Headset. The HS50 features adjustable plush ear cups and an aluminum construction to provide comfort and durability. Inside the headset are 50 mm neodymium drivers for delivering quality sound accurately and with a wide range. On-ear volume and mute controls allow you to adjust the microphon...

Comments (1) | November 16, 2017 10:18AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While it might not be a common operating system among consumers, Linux now dominates among supercomputers. All of those on the TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers use the open-source operating system, and it is that open-source nature that has helped it achieve this milestone. Many supercomputers today are built for specific tasks,...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 09:56AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Free Content/Features Announced

About three weeks ago the details of Middle-earth: Shadow of War's expansion pass were revealed and it was stated there would be free content updates coming for all players as well. Now we have information on that new content, which will start arriving next week.

On November 21, players will be able to enjoy Endless Siege, which challenges you ...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 06:45AM PST | bp9801

Thursday is here, with several items along the way as the week starts to wind down. We have a look at the Phanteks Enthoo Evolv Shift X case, a mini-ITX model that looks anything but small. There's a review on the Cougar GX 1050W V3 PSU, providing a ton of power and a semi-modular design to keep your system running at peak efficiency. If you're ...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 01:28PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Two New CPU AIO Coolers Released by Cooler Master

If you want your computer to run the best it can, good cooling is imperative. To that end, Cooler Master has released two new all-in-one CPU coolers, the MasterLiquid ML120L RGB and ML240L RGB. As you might be able to guess from their names, both feature RGB lighting and one has a 120 mm radiator while the other has a 240 mm radiator. Besides th...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 01:14PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Dark Base 700 Mid-Tower Case Revealed by be quiet!

If you are looking for a new computer case, be quiet!, the market leader of PC power supplies in Germany, has something you might be interested in. The Dark Base 700 is a mid-tower chassis with some useful and intriguing features, such as a motherboard tray that can be mounted on the left panel instead of the right, where it typically is. Its mo...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 10:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Agents of Mayhem Adds Kinzie Kensington to Roster with Agent Safeword DLC

The Saints Row franchise includes some much-loved games and character, and some months ago received a successor in the form of Agents of Mayhem. Following the events of Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell the Saints Row universe was treated to a massive reset and a number of characters have survived it, in one form or another, while various new characte...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 06:37AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a few items for you to check out today. There's a review on the WD My Book Duo 20TB External Hard Drive, which has two HDDs in a RAID 0 or RAID 1 setup based on what you prefer to get the most out of your backups and external storage. We have a look at the new Assassin's Creed Origins game and the exact to...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 02:15PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

We are looking at a rumor here that comes from Heise.de, but being a rumor hardly stops it from being interesting. According to Heise.de and Wccftech, sourced below, the next generation of GPUs from NVIDIA will be called Ampere, following in the line of other scientist names like Fermi, Maxwell, and Pascal. Supposed Ampere will be shown off at G...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 10:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
X COMFORT AIR Gaming Chair Announced by Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS

If you spend hours sitting in front of a computer, having a comfortable chair is almost a necessity. To that end, Tt eSPORTS of Thermaltake Gaming have announced a new gaming chair, the X COMFORT AIR. This chair features high quality materials with anti-fatigue construction and an ergonomic and maximum function design. What will set this chair a...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 08:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While HBM1/2 has been of significant interest in recent years for its capabilities in GPUs, GDDR-based memory is hardly going away and the GDDR6 standard is coming and making strides of its own. Samsung, in its press release for its 36 CES 2018 Innovation Award winners, reveals it has GDDR6 memory capable of 16 Gbps with 64 GB/s I/O bandwidth. I...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 07:48AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Corsair Claims Fastest 8 GB x 4 DDR4 RAM Kit with 4333 MHz Frequency

For a number of years now I have been running with 32 GB of RAM, and when I built a new computer recently I did not want to drop below that, but finding high speed DDR4 kits at that capacity can take some hunting. If you too need or want that much memory and at a very high speed, CORSAIR may have exactly what you are looking for with its new VEN...

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