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Comments (0) | July 22, 2016 09:04AM PST | bp9801

Friday is here, bringing with some items for you to check out before the weekend hits. We have a review of the GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE motherboard, one of the most advanced motherboards around with a ton of features, from 4-Way SLI support to an M.2 slot and even a plethora of overclocking options. If you happen to have a Thermaltake power s...

Comments (0) | July 21, 2016 09:01PM PST | bp9801

NVIDIA likes to go big whenever it can. We've had previous TITAN video cards before, but now they're outclassed by the GeForce GTX 1080. However, that wasn't going to last long, as NVIDIA took the wraps off its brand new TITAN X. Yes, we already have a TITAN X powered by Maxwell, but this is the new TITAN X powered by Pascal. NVIDIA calls this i...

Comments (0) | July 21, 2016 02:08PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

When the topic of quantum mechanics comes up, most people likely envision particles and waves on the nearly infinitesimal stage of single atoms. While these is typically where one can look and find the counter-intuitive phenomena of quantum mechanics, the truth is the effects are not limited to that small stage. Researchers at MIT have analyzed ...

Comments (0) | July 21, 2016 10:10AM PST | bp9801

Everyone loves the chance to win something, especially when it's a new video card or just computer gear in general. NVIDIA launched its Order of 10 Contest back in May to give gamers the chance to win a GeForce GTX 10 Series video card. After the two week contest ended, we all thought that was it. Well, NVIDIA had some other ideas and went back ...

Comments (0) | July 21, 2016 10:01AM PST | bp9801

The week is nearly at its end, but not before there are a few items you can check out. We have a look at the AMD Wraith CPU cooler, the company's new take on a stock CPU cooler that offers quieter performance and better cooling potential than the older stock model. If you need a new mouse, maybe the Tt eSPORTS Ventus Z Gaming Mouse, with its inc...

Comments (0) | July 20, 2016 04:16PM PST | CheeseMan42
Inno3D Announces GeForce GTX 1060 Based Cards

Inno3D has announced a pair of new graphics cards based on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, the GTX 1060 Gaming OC and GTX 1060 iChiLL. The Gaming OC model will utilize two 10cm fans with aluminum fans and heatpipes that cover the GPU core, memory, and power components. The fans have a triangular design to improve airflow and have intelligent fan te...

Comments (0) | July 20, 2016 01:26PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Everyday humanity generates more and more information that it wants to keep on various media including hard disks and flash drives. To keep up with the demand for more storage, storage density has to increase and now researchers at Delft University and the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience have successfully encoded bits to single atoms. This allows...

Comments (7) | July 20, 2016 11:11AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
FutureMark Releases Statement Concerning Time Spy Benchmark

Depending on the parts of the Internet you frequent, you may have seen some heated discussion about the recently released Time Spy benchmark for 3DMark, especially its implementation of asynchronous compute. Because of this, FutureMark has released a lengthy explanation of how Time Spy implements this feature of DirectX 12. It does get a bit tec...

Comments (0) | July 20, 2016 10:39AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is here, with just a couple of items to help get you through it. We have a review of the Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-2666 Memory Kit, featuring 16GB of high performance RAM to give your system a boost when it's needed most. There's also an article covering Asynchronous Compute and just what the issue is with it and 3DMark...

Comments (0) | July 19, 2016 05:09PM PST | CheeseMan42
MSI Announces Two Custom GeForce GTX 1060 Cards

MSI has announced a pair of new cards based on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 video card, the GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G and GeForce GTX 1060 ARMOR. The 6G is cooled by a TWIN FROZR VI cooler, allowing for "higher core and memory clock speeds for increased performance in games." The black cooler shroud features red accents as well as red LED ligh...

Comments (0) | July 19, 2016 04:42PM PST | CheeseMan42

Netflix reported quarterly earnings after the market closed yesterday and the outcome was not the best news for investors. The company added 1.54 million subscribers, falling far short of its projection of 2.5 million. The numbers miss led to a 14% drop in stock price in after-hours trading. Netflix believes that it hit its target for new signup...

Comments (0) | July 19, 2016 02:55PM PST | bp9801
Craft Your Own Vault in Fallout 4 - Vault-Tec Workshop; Arrives July 26

Fallout 4's second to last DLC, Vault-Tec Workshop, is nearly here, with Bethesda revealing plenty of information on what we can expect in it. Vault-Tec Workshop, as the name suggests, lets you build your very own Vault with a wealth of new items and settlers to experiment on. As you're exploring the Commonwealth, you'll come across a distress b...

Comments (0) | July 19, 2016 11:41AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Gears of War Themed Headset Announced by HyperX

For those looking for a new headset to show off your love for the Gears of War franchise, HyperX has announced a new CloudX Revolver headset featuring a Gears of War design. It has been co-designed with Microsoft and The Coalition, the developers of the upcoming Gears of War 4, so it will perfectly compliment the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limite...

Comments (0) | July 19, 2016 10:35AM PST | bp9801

NVIDIA's latest card is here, as the GeForce GTX 1060 has arrived. This is a more budget friendly card than the other two Pascal products, yet it still contains a ton of performance. It should get up near or over the GTX 980 in most games, while also costing about $100 less. The Founders Edition is the new reference model from NVIDIA, with sever...

Comments (0) | July 18, 2016 03:53PM PST | CheeseMan42

The first whispers of an updated PlayStation 4 began in March with talk of 4K support. The rumors were expanded in mid April with the information that it would be known as the PlayStation Neo with updates to the CPU, GPU, and RAM. The latest information is courtesy of Amazon Spain which points to an October 13 release date at a price of €399.99,...

Comments (0) | July 18, 2016 03:24PM PST | CheeseMan42

The GeForce GTX 1060 is the "budget" model in the latest round of cards from NVIDIA, with a 6GB model already confirmed. Rumors are now pointing to a second card that will have 3GB of RAM, a move that NVIDIA partners appear to be confirming. The 3GB model will use a slightly less powerful GPU core, with 1152 CUDA cores compared to the 1280 found...

Comments (0) | July 18, 2016 12:04PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
DirectX 12 Time Spy Benchmark Released for 3DMark

Last week saw the release of the much anticipated Time Spy DirectX 12 benchmark for 3DMark, which had been teased in late June. This new benchmark leverages several features of the low-level API to push hardware to its limits with far, far larger workloads than the Fire Strike DirectX 11 test. For comparison, while the first Fire Strike graphics...

Comments (0) | July 18, 2016 12:00PM PST | bp9801

A new week is here, with several items to help get you started right. There is a review on the ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1070 video card, featuring a custom cooler and factory overclock to boost your games without completely breaking the bank. If cooling your case is what you're after, perhaps the GELID Silent Pro 14 PWM case fans are the ticke...

Comments (0) | July 18, 2016 10:38AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For millennia humanity has fantasized about the ability to become invisible, but only relatively recent advances in science are actually making it possible. Typically these efforts are focused on hiding from free space waves, but in many practical applications surface waves also need to be considered. To that end, researchers at Queen Mary Unive...

Comments (0) | July 15, 2016 11:00AM PST | bp9801

Another Friday is here, with July reaching its halfway point. We have some items for you to check out, including a review on the RIOTORO PRISM CR1280 RGB full tower case. This case is from a relatively new company, but it looks to hit all the notes in terms of style and features a case should have to hold all your gear. There's a look at the Sam...

Comments (0) | July 14, 2016 12:31PM PST | bp9801

Back when the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 video cards were shown off, some other items were unveiled first. Things like the NVIDIA VR Funhouse game and Ansel, an in-game screenshot program to capture games in ways never before seen. Today we have some good news for both of them, as NVIDIA VR Funhouse is now available on Steam for free. It d...

Comments (0) | July 14, 2016 11:58AM PST | bp9801

Another week is heading to a close, but not before we have some items for you to check out. There is a look at a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 cards in SLI to see what they're capable of when working together. If you want to get into a small build, like maybe with an SoC such as Intel Braswell, then the BIOSTAR J3160MD motherboard is for you, ...

Comments (1) | July 14, 2016 08:47AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Nintendo Announces NES Classic Edition With 30 Games Releasing in November

Okay, I am going to call this the Nostalgia Entertainment System and I mean that with all due respect. Nintendo has announced that it will be releasing on November 11 the NES Classic Edition, a smaller version of the classic console with 30 games installed, and it will cost $59.99. It uses HDMI to connect to modern HDTVs and also comes with an A...

Comments (0) | July 13, 2016 12:02PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Some of you may remember back when Civilization: Beyond Earth released that it supported Mantle, the low-level graphics API AMD developed, which helped push DirectX 12 to also be low-level and has since formed a base for the open Vulkan API. Now we know that AMD's partnership with 2K and Firaxis Games, the publisher and developer of the Civiliza...

Comments (0) | July 13, 2016 10:37AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

When the intended performance target for the RX 480 was first revealed by AMD, many people were left wondering about a higher-end option, because while a mainstream GPU may be able to target most computer users, plenty of us want something more. Some are waiting for Vega-based GPUs, which should release next year, but there have been occasional ...

Comments (0) | July 12, 2016 01:42PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A vulnerability was discovered in the Tor network last year that could allow this anonymity-protecting system to be comprised. Fortunately, this year a new system called Riffle has been developed by researchers at MIT and EPFL that can guarantee messages sent on Riffle are safe, if just one server has not been compromised by an attacker.

Like T...

Comments (0) | July 12, 2016 11:15AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday is here, giving us some items to check out as the week starts rolling along. We have two different looks at the Cooler Master MasterBox 5 case, a budget-friendly option that still looks good and offers a ton of customizability to get it exactly how you want. For those needing a ton of storage and plenty of speed, perhaps the Samsung 850 ...

Comments (0) | July 11, 2016 03:53PM PST | CheeseMan42

Zotac is adding a pair of GeForce GTX 1060 cards to its offerings with the Zotac GeForce GTX 1060 Mini and AMP Edition. Both cards are designed as "super compact short length cards," with the Mini putting some extra emphasis in this area. It utilizes a single 90mm fan with an aluminum heatsink to provide thermal dissipation without significant n...

Comments (1) | July 11, 2016 03:42PM PST | CheeseMan42
Thermaltake Announces Battle Dragon Backpack

The Tt eSPORTS brand from Thermaltake has made quite the splash in the gaming peripheral market, and the company has now announced a new method for transporting your devices around with you. The Battle Dragon Utility Backpack is made from polyester and woven nylon with a tear-proof exterior. The interior has a padded compartment to accommodate l...

Comments (0) | July 11, 2016 12:32PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Some more details about F1 2016 have been revealed recently, including that it will support up to 22 players in online races. This is an important achievement for the game, as it will allow the whole grid to be filled with human players, in all 21 of the game's circuits. Also the game is receiving new features, the Formation Lap and manual start...

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