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Comments (0) | May 25, 2017 07:42AM PST | bp9801

The week is starting to draw to a close, but not before there are several items for you to check out. There are a couple looks at the AMD RX 570 video card, with the ASUS Strix and XFX RS models being put to the test. For something a bit older, the GeForce GTX 970 and Radeon R9 390 are tested to see what kind of potential they still have when fa...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2017 03:31PM PST | CheeseMan42
Cooler Master Launches 25th Anniversary Edition of Cosmos II Case

Cooler Master has announced an updated version of the Cosmos II case to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the case, "a tribute to Cooler Master’s original and iconic COSMOS case." The case includes two curved tempered glass side panels that "unlock and swing open like luxury car doors." Cooler Master plans to make the side panels available in th...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2017 03:02PM PST | CheeseMan42
Phanteks Announces Glacier C350a Waterblock

Phanteks has announced its next waterblock for AMD CPUs, the Glacier C350a, described as "a true enthusiasts and high performance watercooling product." It is compatible with AM4, FM1, FM2(+), AM3(+), and AM2(+) sockets. The waterblock is manufactured with a copper base with integrated cooling fins, magnetic anodized aluminum plates, a polished ...

Comments (0) | May 24, 2017 01:50PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Micro Machines World Series Gets New Gameplay Trailer

Today Codemasters and Deep Silver have released a new gameplay trailer of the upcoming Micro Machines World Series. It shows off some of the chaos players can expect when it releases on June 23 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Each of the cars you can play with have their own personality and arsenal too, giving players different ways to enjo...

Comments (0) | May 23, 2017 04:25PM PST | CheeseMan42
Noctua Announces AM4 Upgrade Kit for NH-L9a and NH-L9i Coolers

Noctua has been designing upgrade kits for its older coolers when new sockets come out, going as far as offering them for free to users with proof of purchase for an "AM4 motherboard or AM4 CPU as well as a Noctua NH-L9a or NH-L9i CPU cooler." The company had previously released the NM-AM4-UxS and the NM-AM4 upgrade kits that covered a large num...

Comments (0) | May 23, 2017 11:17AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Coming to PC

Already released on the three current consoles, Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is coming to PC on June 8. It will be available on both steam and GOG for $19.99. A remake of a 1989 game, this release lets you play as Wonder Boy, who has been cursed by the Meka-Dragon, turning him into a half-human, half-lizard monstrosity. As you search for a cure...

Comments (0) | May 23, 2017 07:44AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday is here, with several items along the way. We have a review of the Noctua NH-D15 SE-AM4 CPU cooler, one of a few special edition coolers built for the new AMD AM4 socket and the Ryzen CPUs. There's a review of the Tesoro Excalibur SE Spectrum keyboard with its optical switch technology for some fast response and long keystroke life to se...

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 ...

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