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Comments (0) | May 31, 2016 12:02PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

CRYORIG and NZXT have teamed up to bring us the world's first software controlled RGB heatsink, the H7 Quad Lumi. As you might have guessed by the name, it is based on the CRYORIG H7 cooler, but has been upgraded some, increasing its performance by at least 10%, so it now supports 150+ W CPUs. It has four 6 mm heatpipes and its base is pure copp...

Comments (0) | May 31, 2016 11:18AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Thermaltake Announces New Tower, Radiator Fan, and PSU

Thermaltake has announced a number of new products at Computex already, including a new case, Project The Tower. Originally it was an entry in the 2015 Thermaltake CaseMOD Invitational, but the company decided to work with its original creator, Mathieu Heredia, who is also co-owner of WaterMOD France, to bring it to mass production. Some changes...

Comments (0) | May 31, 2016 10:58AM PST | bp9801
G.SKILL Introduces the RIPJAWS KM570 MX and KM770 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

G.SKILL has long been known for its memory products, covering RAM and SSDs, but it has expanded into the peripheral side of things. Now it has two new additions to its keyboard lineup with the RIPJAWS KM570 MX and KM770 RGB mechanical gaming keyboards. Both models feature Cherry MX switches in Red, Blue, and Brown styles to better fit whatever k...

Comments (0) | May 31, 2016 10:25AM PST | bp9801

The final day of May has arrived, bringing with it a range of items for you to check out. We have a review on Intel's recently released Core i7 6950X processor, a 10-core monster on the Broadwell-E platform that carries a demanding price tag for the performance it delivers. For a processor far down on the price spectrum, the AMD Athlon X4 845 ge...

Comments (0) | May 31, 2016 10:13AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Obviously this should be treated as a rumor, but it looks like the specifications for AMD's upcoming RX 480 graphics card has been leaked. The leak is up on Videocards and comes from the image of a slide, marked for AMD internal use only and with a May 2016 label on it. The slide shows the GPU being put up against the GTX 970 and GTX 980, compar...

Comments (0) | May 31, 2016 09:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Today the Dead Island Definitive Collection releases, allowing newcomers and old fans to experience Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide rebuilt with a new engine and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, if you prefer a console to the PC. If you only want one of the games and not both, both Dead Island Definitive Edition and Dead Island: Riptide Defin...

Comments (0) | May 30, 2016 04:52PM PST | bp9801

When it comes to computer hardware, Corsair has you covered for nearly everything. Soon, it's going to have even more to offer, with new memory, fans, cases, and even gaming. With Computex rolling along, it's the perfect time for Corsair to showcase the new items, as well as its Build It Better campaign to help enthusiasts get the most out of th...

Comments (0) | May 30, 2016 03:08PM PST | CheeseMan42

RIOTORO used Computex 2016 as the platform to announce that it will be expanding its product offerings to an additional three categories, keyboards, power supplies, and liquid coolers. The Ghostwriter keyboard will be available with either Kailh brown mechanical switches or membrane keys. The mechanical offering will have full RGB backlighting w...

Comments (0) | May 30, 2016 10:42AM PST | bp9801

The second card in NVIDIA's new Pascal architecture has arrived, with the GeForce GTX 1070 stepping into the picture. Reviews on it are starting to roll out, giving us all a look at how the slightly reduced CUDA core count from the GTX 1080 performs in games. It doesn't seem to have any problem with it, with impressive performance throughout, es...

Comments (0) | May 30, 2016 09:08AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
2 TB Ignite SSD Announced by Patriot

It does not seem all that long ago when SSDs meant you could have great speed, but limited capacity, but now we are seeing them come in fairly impressive sizes. Today Patriot has unveiled its 2 TB Ignite SSD. The company originally launched the Ignite SSD line in January of 2015 a pair of fast drives that could hold 480 GB or 960 GB. Later a 240...

Comments (0) | May 30, 2016 08:54AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Patriot Announces New UGS-II SDXC Memory Cards

Patriot makes a variety of computer components, peripherals, and accessories, and has today announced its two fastest SDXC memory cards. The two cards are the EP PRO-II SDXC and EP PRO-II microSDXC and will be available in 64 GB to 512 GB and 32 GB to 128 GB capacities, respectively. The read speeds can reach as high as 280 MB/s and write speeds...

Comments (1) | May 30, 2016 07:41AM PST | CheeseMan42

Users that have small form factor or notebook systems often find themselves lacking when it comes to graphical horsepower. PowerColor is hoping to address this issue with the release of the DEVIL BOX, an external graphics card chassis powered by AMD XConnect Technology. XConnect was created with the help of the Thunderbolt group at Intel, utiliz...

Comments (10) | May 27, 2016 04:19PM PST | bp9801

Over the weekend, AMD is going to show off its upcoming Polaris 10 and Polaris 11 cards ahead of a public debut on May 31. AMD hasn't invited certain sites to the weekend event, such as OCC and HardOCP, which could show it's extremely selective in its choices, much like withholding R9 Nano cards from sites at launch. The new Polaris 10/11 cards ...

Comments (0) | May 27, 2016 11:41AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
F1 2016 Announced and Will Release This Summer

Today the next entry in the F1 franchise has been announced, with the appropriate title F1 2016. It will be coming to Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One this summer, with the first gameplay being shown off at E3.

To help make F1 2016 a new step forward for the franchise, it will feature a new career mode, allowing players to build their ra...

Comments (0) | May 27, 2016 11:13AM PST | bp9801

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080 video card is launching today, with the Founders Edition model arriving on doorsteps, and the board partners getting their models out. MSI has four different GTX 1080 models it is preparing, so you're covered for anything you can think of. The MSI GTX 1080 GAMING X 8G is its flagship card, boasting the company's new Twi...

Comments (0) | May 27, 2016 10:33AM PST | bp9801

The end of the week is here, bringing with it a few items to welcome in the weekend. We have a review of the 1UP Keyboards Pok3r Sleeve, a protective casing to keep your Pok3r keyboard safe during transport. It can also fit some other keyboards, too, so if you don't own a Pok3r, you can still be in luck. There is a look at Blizzard's new Overwat...

Comments (0) | May 26, 2016 12:03PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you are downloading a lot of files or regularly streaming, you will probably want to have a faster connection from whatever company is serving you. When you are a company that needs to move tremendous amounts of data, sometimes going for the next best plan is not the best choice. At least that seems to be what Facebook and Microsoft have conc...

Comments (1) | May 26, 2016 10:16AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Seems like it has been a while since we last saw something new about Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, but today we are getting a new trailer titled "We Are Ghosts." In this trailer we get to see the variety of environments the open world of Bolivia will offer players. Deserts, mountains, salt flats, and jungles will be present in this game wo...

Comments (0) | May 26, 2016 09:20AM PST | bp9801

Thursday has arrived, bringing with it a couple of items for you to check out. LG's new G5 smartphone gets put to the test to see how the company's new flagship performs, which includes a modular design for the battery and some other items, like an improved audio DAC. Our other item for the day is another smartphone, this time from TP-LINK. This...

Comments (0) | May 25, 2016 06:20PM PST | gebraset

Foxconn, a motherboard manufacturer that is also the supplier for Apple products, has announced that it has cut 60,000 employees at a factory located in Kunshan, a Chinese manufacturing hub. The job cuts are due to the implementation of robots at the factory, as Xu Yulian, a Foxconn spokesperson, revealed that "The Foxconn factory has reduced it...

Comments (0) | May 25, 2016 11:18AM PST | bp9801
Tt eSPORTS Announces the Level 10 M Advanced Laser Gaming Mouse and Challenger Edge Membrane Gaming Keyboard

The right mouse or keyboard can make or break your gaming, as the feel and control need to be exact. Tt eSPORTS might just have the perfect mouse and keyboard, as it has introduced its Level 10 M Advanced Laser Gaming Mouse and the Challenger Edge Membrane Gaming Keyboard. The Level 10 M Advanced is an enhanced version of the previous Level 10 M...

Comments (0) | May 25, 2016 10:49AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week has arrived, bringing with it several items for you to check out. A trio of CPU coolers for small form factor builds get tested to see what kind of performance they offer in a little package. We have a look at the Corsair LAPDOG, a gaming control center that lets you put a mechanical keyboard and mouse within easy reach fo...

Comments (2) | May 25, 2016 10:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
BULLDOG Case and LAPDOG Control Center Launched by Corsair

Last year, Corsair announced its BULLDOG case and LAPDOG gaming control center, and today have announced their launch. The BULLDOG case, for those who do not remember, is designed for the living room, with a size comparable to that of modern gaming consoles, but with the features an PC gamer wants. Inside its angular design is room for a mini-IT...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2016 04:09PM PST | bp9801

A new game is now out, which means a new driver revision to support it. That's right, Blizzard's Overwatch is now available, bringing the multiplayer FPS and its many heroes to systems everywhere. To help give you the best experience on your NVIDIA card, the GeForce Game Ready 368.22 WHQL drivers are now available. The new drivers also support t...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2016 02:49PM PST | gebraset

Elitegroup Computer Systems, a manufacturer and supplier of various computer components, has officially launched a new LEET GAMING motherboard and LIVA mini PC at this year's Computex trade show. The new motherboard, known as the Z170-LIGHTSABER, boasts premium features that are tailored towards gamers, such as special LED illumination with 7 co...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2016 11:56AM PST | bp9801
Toshiba Announces OCZ RD400 Series of NVMe SSDs

Storage technology keeps on changing every day it seems, with faster speeds and smaller sizes launching all the time. Toshiba has something new for us, with its OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe SSD offering improved bandwidth and speed to desktop and notebook users alike. The RD400 makes use of the PCIe 3.0 x4 slot for some insane speeds, with 2,600MB/s read...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2016 11:35AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

CRYORIG has revealed two cases, its first entries in the PC case market, with two uncommon designs. The OLA is inspired by the Mac Pro with a cylindrical design, designed with a focus on performance and cooling, and the TAKU is also a monitor stand that slides open to allow easy access to the hardware inside. Both support mini ITX motherboards.

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Comments (0) | May 24, 2016 11:26AM PST | bp9801
Corsair Unveils the Dominator Platinum ROG Edition Memory

One of the leaders in memory, cases, power supplies, and most other components, Corsair has introduced a new addition to its range of DDR4 memory. The Corsair Dominator Platinum ROG Edition has been designed in collaboration with ASUS and its Republic of Gamers team, offering a unique style to easily match the ASUS ROG motherboards. This 16GB (4...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2016 10:56AM PST | bp9801

A new day is here, bringing a few items along the way to help get you through the day. We have a review on the Toshiba OCZ RD400 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, capable of fitting in an M.2 slot or in a PCIe slot with an available adapter to give you a couple different ways to expand your system storage. For some audio needs, the SteelSeries Siberia 350 He...

Comments (0) | May 23, 2016 10:15AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Installing an operating system is not a difficult process today, but it can take a long time, not because of the install itself, but the updates that came after release. To make the lives of those who maintain images of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 easier, Microsoft is now offering convenience rollup updates.

For Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 ...

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