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Comments (0) | April 11, 2018 06:22AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is here, with two items for you to check out today. We have a look at the SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth Gaming Headset, which offers a 7.1 audio solution and an all-day battery life so you can hear your games, music, and movies for as long as you need before recharging it. Our other item for the day is a review of the One...

Comments (0) | April 10, 2018 06:23AM PST | bp9801

We've arrived at Tuesday, with a couple of items along the way for you to check out. We have a look at the MSI Vigor GK80 Gaming Keyboard, featuring a choice of either Cherry MX Red or Silver switches and fully customizable RGB lighting to provide a typing experience perfectly suited to what you like best. Our other item for today is a review of...

Comments (1) | April 10, 2018 05:55AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Dark Rock 4 Series CPU Coolers Announced by be quiet!

When putting together a computer, there can be a balancing act between performance and noise, but thankfully there are a number of products out there that exist to enable high performance without being loud. A new example of this is the Dark Rock 4 series from be quiet!, a power supply market leader in Germany that also makes air coolers. The Da...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 11:48AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB Mouse is Now Shipping

Being one of the primary input devices for computers, mice can be an important part of your setup, and now HyperX has launched a new mouse for you to consider. The Pulsefire Surge is a gaming mouse with a RGB light ring that goes all the way around the mouse, allowing you to show your colors in all directions. Behind the lights is a Pixart PMW33...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 11:34AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

With the great success of AMD's Ryzen 1000 processors, many have been looking forward to the launch of its successors, the Ryzen 2000 series of CPUs that are to launch sometime this month. Though we are not yet to the release date, some information is leaking out, including a review by El Chapuzas Informatico of the Ryzen 5 2600, which VideoCard...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 11:34AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Following the announcement Raja Koduri was leaving AMD's Radeon Technologies Group to join Intel, this rumor might not be very surprising, but it is still rather interesting. Presently there are two main duo-opolies in the tech industry, with Intel-AMD being the pair for x86 CPUs and AMD/NVIDIA being the pair for GPUs. Intel has wanted to disrup...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 10:47AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Almost forgot this was announced along with the ending of Fermi-GPU driver support; NVIDIA will cease releasing drivers for 32-bit operating system this month, though like with Fermi-GPUs, critical security updates will be delivered through January 2019. This will impact Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10, Linux, and FreeBSD, so if you are running any of thes...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 10:27AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

One of the amazing aspects of the Internet is how so much information and content are available to people, but it is also a potentially dangerous aspect. A complaint has been filed with the Federal Trade Commission claiming YouTube violates the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) which is limits how a company collects data on persons und...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 10:05AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you are still using a Fermi-based NVIDIA GPU (GeForce GTX 400 and 500 series) they are losing Game Ready Driver support this month. This means there will no longer be performance enhancement, new features, or bug fixes deployed them. Only the Kepler, Maxwell, and Pascal based GPUs will be seeing these benefits in the future, except for critic...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 09:59AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Grand Thefta Auto V originally launched in 2013, then came to the PC in 2015, and despite its age continues to prove itself a success. Now it appears it is the most financially successful media title ever, and by large margins. Having sold 90 million units, it has brought in around $6 billion, which leaves movies like Star Wars and Gone With The...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 09:40AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Getting Year 2 and Sam Fisher Content

Whether you love or hate DLC, it does continue the life of games long after launch and now we know some of what is coming for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands in its second year. There will be four major updates called Special Operations that will be free for all players, and the first one drops April 10. Special Operations I adds a campaign m...

Comments (0) | April 9, 2018 06:23AM PST | bp9801

A new week is upon us, with several items kicking things off. We have a look at the Intel Core i5-8600 on a B360 motherboard versus an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 on its B350 motherboard to see how the two compare before the new Ryzen parts arrive. Speaking of the Intel B360 line, there's a review of the MSI B360 Gaming Plus to see how this mid-range mothe...

Comments (0) | April 5, 2018 05:51PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Dark Devotion Action-RPG Announced and Coming Later in 2018

Later this year you can expect to be challenged in the action-RPG Dark Devotion. In the game you will play as a Templar, whose eternal suffering brings them to salvation, but as you explore a mystical temple, your crusade will take you through centuries old traditions. The story is meant to tell you a somber tale of your religion's undeniable ca...

Comments (0) | April 5, 2018 03:19PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Far Cry 5 Sets Records for Franchise and Ubisoft

It was just last week Far Cry 5 launched, but it has already set a franchise record. In fact, it more than doubled the specific record of first week sell-through, which Far Cry 4 had held, making it the second biggest launch for Ubisoft, following Tom Clancy's The Division ($310 million for the first week). Over half of the Far Cry 5 sales were ...

Comments (0) | April 5, 2018 06:32AM PST | bp9801

The first week of April is starting to wind down, but we do have a few items for you to check out today. There's a review of the HP SSD EX920 M.2 drive that offers a ton of speed and 1TB of storage to give a massive boost to your system. Perhaps you're after a different SSD, one that's even faster, well that's where the Western Digital WD Black ...

Comments (0) | April 4, 2018 06:40PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For a long time, IO Interactive and its series of Hitman games were associated with Square Enix, but that changed recently with IO Interactive becoming an independent studio. For those concerned about the future of the popular franchise, we now know the developer has made a publishing and distribution agreement with Warner Bros. Interactive Ente...

Comments (0) | April 4, 2018 06:31PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Galactic Civilizations III: Intrigue Expansion Has April 11 Release Date

After being announced in January, we now have a release date for the Galactic Civilizations III: Intrigue Expansion and it is April 11. This expansion promises many changes, including the addition of politics, government, and galactic trade, all of which you can stay up to date on with the Galactic News Network (GNN). One of the new mechanics is...

Comments (0) | April 4, 2018 04:00PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

After their public reveals in January, a number of companies, including Intel, have been working on mitigations and protections against the Meltdown and two Spectre vulnerabilities. All three attacks take advantage of how a performance improving feature built into CPUs work but there are software and firmware solutions to at least reduce the vul...

Comments (0) | April 4, 2018 06:22AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is here, with several items along the way for you to check out. We have a review of the Intel Core i7-8750H, which is a hexa-core processor for use in laptops to give them plenty of power. If you're on the desktop side of things, the GIGABYTE H370 AORUS Gaming 3 WiFi motherboard gets put to the test to see if this more aff...

Comments (0) | April 3, 2018 05:07PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Loot boxes by any name, especially those purchased by micro-transactions, have come under great scrutiny in recent months, along with the games that offered them. One of those games, Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be dropping its War Chests along with the Market and the Gold premium currency even come July 17 as part of a free update. Changes ...

Comments (0) | April 3, 2018 05:06PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Information for Intel's 8th Gen Core CPUs using Coffeelake-S have been revealed now and VideoCardz has put together a nice chart for them and four chipsets. Starting from the top, the Core i7-8700T is a 35 W processor but will have 6 cores/12 threads running with a base clock of 2.4 GHz and a boost of 4.0 GHz, costing some $303. Stepping down to...

Comments (0) | April 3, 2018 06:30AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday has arrived, with a few items along the way to get you going. We have a look at the Fractal Design Meshify C Tempered Glass case, which has that tempered glass side panel and a uniquely styled front to allow in plenty of air to cool your system down. There's a comparison of the Intel B360 and Z370 chipsets to see how the budget offering ...

Comments (0) | April 2, 2018 04:18PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While it might be April 2, this is a rumor and likely not a prank. According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a plan to drop Intel CPUs from its products for an internally designed processor, starting as soon as 2020. Apple already designs its own ARM-based processors for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, so such a move could unify t...

Comments (0) | April 2, 2018 06:40AM PST | bp9801

April is upon us, as is the new week, with several items for you to check out. We have a look at the ASUS ROG Strix X370-I Gaming that offers an extremely solid ITX option for AMD Ryzen builds. If you're after something even more compact, perhaps the Intel NUC8i7HVK, featuring a Kaby Lake-G processor and an AMD Radeon RX Vega M GPU in something ...

Comments (0) | March 30, 2018 10:49PM PST | Grilka8050
GeForce Academy of Gaming Launched

The NVIDIA Academic Program has announced its expansion! It has added the Academy of Gaming. There are three majors, including Hardware Studies, eSports Management, and Gameosophy. These will help future developers and students create games that will change the industry. 

This starts next month, with 15 courses available at the release, and mor...

Comments (0) | March 30, 2018 08:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It was about a year ago when SK Hynix put out some information about its upcoming GDDR6 memory offerings, including that it will be used in a "forthcoming high-end graphics card," and now GamersNexus learned at GTC 2018 that the next generation memory will be reaching mass production in about three months. While there are no details on what the ...

Comments (0) | March 29, 2018 08:33PM PST | Grilka8050
The Mysterious Egg and

Starting today, March 29, on Neverwinter after maintenance, some exciting new events are beginning. The Mysterious Egg is available on the Wondrous Bazaar! It has a chance to drop a cockatrice or a Chicken companion. The cockatrice is a very situational companion. I haven’t ever used it as an active or summoned companion personally. However, the...

Comments (0) | March 29, 2018 12:25PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It might be the case that most of us get our information from electronic screens today, but there is still something to being able to hold a piece of paper in your hands. Trying to get the best of both media has not been easy, but researchers in China and Hong Kong have successfully created an LCD that has some paper-like qualities, including be...

Comments (0) | March 29, 2018 07:15AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Edition Announced

Originally released in 2009, Red Faction: Guerrilla is considered the best in the franchise by many, and THQ Nordic has announced it is making a return as Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered. This will bring the game to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but is also bringing its improvements to PC in Q2 2018, so in the coming months.

In Red Factio...

Comments (0) | March 29, 2018 06:26AM PST | bp9801

Thursday is here, with a couple of items for you to check out as the week starts to wind down. There's a review of the In Win 305 case to see how this tempered glass and steel design can be the new home for your system, especially if you have or want a 360mm radiator. Our other item for today is a look at the Cherry Gentix Silent Mouse, which ha...

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