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Comments (0) | May 22, 2017 08:35PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Kiran RGB Fan Announced by Reeven

Reeven, a company known for its PC cooling products, has recently announced its first RGB fan, the KIRAN. It is a 120 mm PWM fan designed for high airflow and long lifespan, and features seven colors and three lighting modes. It will be on display at Computex 2017, which starts the end of this month, and has an MSRP of $16.99.

Source: Press Rel...

Comments (0) | May 22, 2017 01:25PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Until Spring 2018

It was back in October that Rockstar announced the coming of Red Dead Redemption 2 but as seems to be the case for many AAA titles, it is being delayed. Instead of launching in Fall 2017, its launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is now slated for Spring 2018. This will be the first Rockstar title to be developed from the ground up for the latest...

Comments (0) | May 22, 2017 11:20AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Before large malware attacks, systems need to be infected by the malware, where it can linger undetected for weeks or months. Until a sample of the malware is discovered, traditional anti-virus software cannot remove it, but researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology, with collaboration from EURECOM and the IMDEA Software Institute, have fou...

Comments (0) | May 22, 2017 07:38AM PST | bp9801

A new week is upon us, with several items to start it off. We have a review of the AMD Ryzen 5 1400 and 1600 CPUs, offering plenty of power and overclocking potential without breaking the bank. There's a look at the ICY DOCK FlexiDOCK MB522SP-B, a two-bay hot-swap device for your computer that will let you clone, recover, or any other tasks wher...

Comments (2) | May 19, 2017 12:01PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It is beyond any doubt that lithium-ion batteries have significantly impacted the world with their high energy density and ability to be recharged. Unfortunately they are also fairly near their current limits, without the development of new technology. Many researchers and institutions are working such technologies and those at Rice University h...

Comments (0) | May 19, 2017 07:35AM PST | bp9801

The end of the week is here, with several items to get you going before the weekend hits. There's a review on the Gigabyte Z270X AORUS Gaming 7 motherboard, a high-end model that should compete quite nicely with the ASUS ROG line. If you need plenty of power for your system, then maybe the Seasonic PRIME 1200W Gold PSU is the one for you. We hav...

Comments (0) | May 18, 2017 03:06PM PST | CheeseMan42
Noctua Adds Fans to A-Series

Noctua has announced the addition of fans with sizes of 200mm, 120mm, and 40mm to its A-series, with "signature features such as Flow Acceleration Channels and AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimisation) frames." The new model numbers of the fans are NF-A20, NF-A12x15, and NF-A4x20, respectively. The 200mm model represents the largest fan Noctua has ma...

Comments (0) | May 18, 2017 12:22PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Offworld Trading Company: Jupiter’s Forge Releases

About a month ago, Stardock announced the Jupiter's Forge expansion for Offworld Trading Company. The base game is a strategy title that has players trying for economic dominance on Mars by leveraging the available markets. With Jupiter's Forge players venture to Io, Jupiter's volcanic moon where there is a new resources system, new buildings, n...

Comments (0) | May 18, 2017 12:04PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The sequel to 2014's South Park: The Stick of Truth is finally releasing on October 17, 2017. South Park: The Fractured But Whole is coming to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on that day, across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. In this title, players will be fighting against the rise of crime in South Park as superheroes. The Ne...

Comments (0) | May 17, 2017 10:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
F1 2017 Releasing August 25

On August 25, 2017, Codemasters and Deep Silver will be launching F1 2017 on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. This entry in the series will feature a deeper career mode, multiplayer enhancement, a new 'Championships' game mode, and the return of some classic F1 cars. The 1988 McLaren MP4/4 as driven by Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, the 1992 Will...

Comments (0) | May 17, 2017 07:32AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is here, with a couple of items to welcome in the day. We have a review of the Corsair VENGEANCE LED DDR4-3200 32GB Memory Kit, sporting an LED bar on top of the sticks that you can control to add a new element of style to your rig. Our other item is a look at the Lexar JumpDrive S75 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, which comes with E...

Comments (5) | May 17, 2017 06:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Yesterday, May 16, AMD held its Financial Analyst Day where the company talked about its long-term strategy for delivering products and technologies to various compute markets. It also announced made some product announcements, such as revealing the Zen-based Naples CPUs for the server market are going to be named EPYC and Radeon Vega Frontier E...

Comments (0) | May 16, 2017 09:35AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Corsair Launches T1 RACE Gaming Chair

Expanding past PC components and typical peripherals, Corsair has launched the T1 RACE gaming chair. The design is inspired by racing to give people the desired comfort and lasting build quality, with a solid steel skeleton and dense foam cushions. It also has 4D-movement armrests that can raise, lower, shift, and swivel to one's desire. The T1 ...

Comments (0) | May 16, 2017 07:36AM PST | bp9801

A new day is here, with a few items along for the ride. There's a look at the impact on 1080p gaming that Ryzen's memory latency has to see what it helps, or hinders. The Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-3466 memory kit gets put to the test to show just what that blistering fast speed can do for your system. Ending things for today is a review on th...

Comments (4) | May 15, 2017 10:56AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

As with any rumors, this information may turn out to not be true, but at least we are quickly approaching the actual announcement. According to Digiworthy, sources within AMD's Headquarters have indicated AMD will be announcing three RX Vega GPUs on May 31 at Computex, with the actual release following on June 5. Yes, three GPUs and they will su...

Comments (0) | May 15, 2017 07:40AM PST | bp9801

A new week is here, with several items kicking things off. We have a review on the AMD Ryzen 5 1400 CPU, a budget-friendly model that just might be the heart of your next PC. On the Intel side of things, there's an article looking at the best memory options for the high-end Intel LGA 2011-v3 socket. If you're after a new mouse, perhaps the Corsa...

Comments (0) | May 12, 2017 09:41AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
DiRT 4 Trailer Features Rally Drivers and Being Fearless

Today Codemasters and Deep Silver released a new trailer for DiRT 4, featuring professional rally and rallycross drivers talking about how they deal with fear and yet still push to go faster. The drivers include Kris Meeke, double world champion Petter Solberg, and the Hansen brothers.

The game will feature two different handling models, Gamer ...

Comments (0) | May 12, 2017 09:20AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you do not already own Alan Wake on Steam or the Xbox Store but want a copy, you will have to act soon. The licensing deal developer Remedy Entertainment had for the game's music is expiring soon, so without successfully negotiating a new deal, the game cannot be sold after May 15. Luckily, for those who want to purchase it while they still c...

Comments (0) | May 12, 2017 07:36AM PST | bp9801

Friday is here, with a few items along the way to help welcome in the weekend. We have a review of the XFX RX 570 RS 4GB XXX Edition video card, featuring a custom cooler and a factory overclock to get you gaming at higher settings right from the start. There's an article taking a look at the different color options for the Mionix Castor mouse, ...

Comments (1) | May 11, 2017 10:51AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

This is definitely in the 'rumor' column as someone appears to have found engineering samples of some as-yet unannounced AMD CPUs. Among them are two CPUs with 16 cores/32 threads with base clocks of 3.1 GHz and boost clocks of 3.6 GHz. These are labeled as the AMD Whitehaven platform and as they are first and second generation engineering sampl...

Comments (0) | May 11, 2017 10:31AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Block'hood Exits Early Access

The neighborhood building simulator from Devolver Digital and Plethora Project, Block'hood has final reached its 1.0 release, officially launching on Steam and GOG for PC and Mac. The game was announced for the Early Access program back in 2015, and at the time only had 90 blocks for players to work with. There are now over 200 building blocks a...

Comments (0) | May 10, 2017 10:11AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Absolver is an upcoming online melee action game and its release date has finally been announced as August 29 for the PC and PlayStation 4. In Absolver the player takes on the role of a Prospect, one who has taken a vow to join the elite Absolvers, combatants that fight to maintain stability in the world. You will get to choose a combat style, w...

Comments (0) | May 10, 2017 07:36AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with several items along the way. We have a review of the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU, one of the company's mid-range models that should be quite appealing to those wanting a powerful build without dropping a huge investment on it. If you're on the Intel side of things, the ASUS Prime Z270-A motherboard gets reviewed ...

Comments (0) | May 9, 2017 07:38AM PST | bp9801

Another day is here, with several items along the way. We have a review of the Radeon RX 550 and the Pentium G4560 to see how the two do together and whether it has the potential to be a winning combo for the eSports crowd. The EVGA CLC 280 water cooler gets reviewed to see what it can do for your CPU when you start to push it. If you're after m...

Comments (1) | May 8, 2017 11:38AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

You might not realize it, but a lot of the devices you rely on everyday probably include some amount of the material indium. This is because indium tin oxide (ITO) is a transparent conductor, making it ideal for use in flat-panel displays and solar cells, but indium is also rather rare, which is why so many have been looking for a viable replace...

Comments (0) | May 8, 2017 07:38AM PST | bp9801

A new week is here, with several items kicking it off. We have a review of the ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero AM4 motherboard, a high-end model sporting a wealth of features and USB ports. For some fast storage, there's a look at the Patriot Hellfire PCIe M.2 SSD, featuring a Phison E7 NVMe controller and read/write speeds up to 3000/2400 MB/s. To k...

Comments (0) | May 5, 2017 01:22PM PST | CheeseMan42

A former Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) engineer referred to as Hsu has been "accused of stealing proprietary information and other materials related to the foundry's 28nm process technology and passing them to China-based Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC)." The technology in question is believed to be designs for NVIDIA and AMD chips, as the ...

Comments (0) | May 5, 2017 07:43AM PST | bp9801

The first week of May is nearly in the books, with several articles to help end it on a high note. We have a massive battle between the GeForce GTX 1060 and Radeon RX 580 to see which one comes out on top in order to be worthy of your dollar. There's a review of the Anidees AI Crystal Cube Lite case, featuring thick tempered glass panels and sup...

Comments (0) | May 4, 2017 01:02PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade Expansion Released

Today marks the release of the Crusade expansion for Galactic Civilizations III. This expansion adds several new systems to the game, and adjusts several existing ones to address the late-game grind 4X games can suffer from. Galactic Citizens are a new way to enhance your entire civilization or specific colonies while the espionage system allows...

Comments (1) | May 4, 2017 10:20AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
GLAIVE RGB Mouse Released by Corsair

Corsair has today launched its new GLAIVE RGB gaming mouse that features a precision optical sensor and interchangeable magnetic thumb grips. As the RGB part of the name suggests, it also sports lighting zones you can configure with the Corsair Utility Engine (CUE), which is also where macros can be configured, though the mouse's 8 MG of storage...

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