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Comments (1) | November 17, 2017 12:05PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

A bit more than a year ago, THQ Nordic released something not many people were probably expecting; Titan Quest Anniversary Edition. The Titan Quest IP was among those Nordic Games purchased following THQ's bankruptcy, but having originally released in 2006, that release was a surprise. Now we can all be surprised again as the game has received a...

Comments (0) | November 17, 2017 11:43AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
G.SKILL Claims Fastest 8 GB x 4 RAM Kit with 4400 MHz Speed

It was not that long ago I was writing about CORSAIR claiming the world's fastest 32 GB (8 GB x 4) DDR4 RAM kit, but now G.SKILL has pushed past with its own 32 GB kit testing at 4400 MHz. This ultra-fast Trident Z memory also sports timings of CL19-19-19-39 and runs at 1.5 V. With this fast XMP 2.0 profile programmed into the RAM, these setting...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 02:39PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Star Control: Origins Now in Beta

Announced last year with pre-orders starting last month, Star Control: Origins has had its Fleet Battles enter beta today. With this, you can compete against the computer, other people over the Internet, and friends on the same PC. This beta includes the Ship Crafting system, allowing players to design their own ships and share them online.

The...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 10:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
CORSAIR Launches Magnetic Levitation Fans with RGB

Last year CORSAIR unveiled its ML Series Fans that use magnetic levitation bearings to reduce friction and noise. Now the companies is launches its ML PRO RGB fans that use the same bearing, but feature RGB LEDs on the center hub. The LEDs are controlled via CORSAIR LINK.

Both 120 mm (ML120 PRO RGB) and 140 mm (ML140 PRO RGB) versions are avail...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 10:35AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
HS50 Stereo Headset Announced by CORSAIR

Today CORSAIR has announced its new HS50 Stereo Gaming Headset. The HS50 features adjustable plush ear cups and an aluminum construction to provide comfort and durability. Inside the headset are 50 mm neodymium drivers for delivering quality sound accurately and with a wide range. On-ear volume and mute controls allow you to adjust the microphon...

Comments (1) | November 16, 2017 10:18AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While it might not be a common operating system among consumers, Linux now dominates among supercomputers. All of those on the TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers use the open-source operating system, and it is that open-source nature that has helped it achieve this milestone. Many supercomputers today are built for specific tasks,...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 09:56AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Middle-earth: Shadow of War Free Content/Features Announced

About three weeks ago the details of Middle-earth: Shadow of War's expansion pass were revealed and it was stated there would be free content updates coming for all players as well. Now we have information on that new content, which will start arriving next week.

On November 21, players will be able to enjoy Endless Siege, which challenges you ...

Comments (0) | November 16, 2017 06:45AM PST | bp9801

Thursday is here, with several items along the way as the week starts to wind down. We have a look at the Phanteks Enthoo Evolv Shift X case, a mini-ITX model that looks anything but small. There's a review on the Cougar GX 1050W V3 PSU, providing a ton of power and a semi-modular design to keep your system running at peak efficiency. If you're ...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 01:28PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Two New CPU AIO Coolers Released by Cooler Master

If you want your computer to run the best it can, good cooling is imperative. To that end, Cooler Master has released two new all-in-one CPU coolers, the MasterLiquid ML120L RGB and ML240L RGB. As you might be able to guess from their names, both feature RGB lighting and one has a 120 mm radiator while the other has a 240 mm radiator. Besides th...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 01:14PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Dark Base 700 Mid-Tower Case Revealed by be quiet!

If you are looking for a new computer case, be quiet!, the market leader of PC power supplies in Germany, has something you might be interested in. The Dark Base 700 is a mid-tower chassis with some useful and intriguing features, such as a motherboard tray that can be mounted on the left panel instead of the right, where it typically is. Its mo...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 10:50AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Agents of Mayhem Adds Kinzie Kensington to Roster with Agent Safeword DLC

The Saints Row franchise includes some much-loved games and character, and some months ago received a successor in the form of Agents of Mayhem. Following the events of Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell the Saints Row universe was treated to a massive reset and a number of characters have survived it, in one form or another, while various new characte...

Comments (0) | November 15, 2017 06:37AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a few items for you to check out today. There's a review on the WD My Book Duo 20TB External Hard Drive, which has two HDDs in a RAID 0 or RAID 1 setup based on what you prefer to get the most out of your backups and external storage. We have a look at the new Assassin's Creed Origins game and the exact to...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 02:15PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

We are looking at a rumor here that comes from Heise.de, but being a rumor hardly stops it from being interesting. According to Heise.de and Wccftech, sourced below, the next generation of GPUs from NVIDIA will be called Ampere, following in the line of other scientist names like Fermi, Maxwell, and Pascal. Supposed Ampere will be shown off at G...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 10:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
X COMFORT AIR Gaming Chair Announced by Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS

If you spend hours sitting in front of a computer, having a comfortable chair is almost a necessity. To that end, Tt eSPORTS of Thermaltake Gaming have announced a new gaming chair, the X COMFORT AIR. This chair features high quality materials with anti-fatigue construction and an ergonomic and maximum function design. What will set this chair a...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 08:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While HBM1/2 has been of significant interest in recent years for its capabilities in GPUs, GDDR-based memory is hardly going away and the GDDR6 standard is coming and making strides of its own. Samsung, in its press release for its 36 CES 2018 Innovation Award winners, reveals it has GDDR6 memory capable of 16 Gbps with 64 GB/s I/O bandwidth. I...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 07:48AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Corsair Claims Fastest 8 GB x 4 DDR4 RAM Kit with 4333 MHz Frequency

For a number of years now I have been running with 32 GB of RAM, and when I built a new computer recently I did not want to drop below that, but finding high speed DDR4 kits at that capacity can take some hunting. If you too need or want that much memory and at a very high speed, CORSAIR may have exactly what you are looking for with its new VEN...

Comments (0) | November 14, 2017 06:33AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday is here, with a couple of items for you to check out, especially if you need to keep things cool. We have a review of the ARCTIC Freezer 33 eSports Edition CPU Cooler, a tower cooler with dual fans and different color schemes to rep your favorite eSports teams. Our other item for the day is a roundup of several different Scythe CPU coole...

Comments (0) | November 13, 2017 06:34AM PST | bp9801

A new week is upon us, with a few items to help kick it off. We have a look at the Zotac GeForce GTX 1070 Ti AMP! Edition video card, featuring a custom cooler and RGB lighting to give NVIDIA's latest product something unique. If you're after a new phone and are considering the Google Pixel 2 XL, perhaps the Pixel 2 is one you should look at, ba...

Comments (0) | November 10, 2017 12:56PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The developers of the Titanfall franchise are being purchased by EA, which published the same franchise. To make this purchase, EA will pay $151 million in cash and up to $164 million in long-term equity to the employees. There is an additional cash consideration that could add up to another $140 million, as a maximum, if certain performance mil...

Comments (0) | November 10, 2017 06:38AM PST | bp9801

Friday is upon us, with several items for you to check out ahead of the weekend. We have a review of the Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X 750GB, offering a large capacity and impressive performance that can take your system up to a new level. There's a look at the ESCAM QF220 WiFi Doorbell IP Camera to see how it can protect your house and keep you aw...

Comments (0) | November 9, 2017 12:16PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE Now Available

Today developer Croteam has released Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE on Steam, the VR version of the 2011 title. This follows the developer releasing VR version of other titles, including The Talos Principle VR and the VR versions for the previous two Serious Sam games by Croteam. Like the other games, Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE supports both the Oculus Rift a...

Comments (0) | November 9, 2017 06:31AM PST | bp9801

Thursday is here, with the week starting to wind down, but not before there are a few items to check out. We have a look at the MSI Z370 Krait Gaming motherboard, which has a sleek black and white design and RGB LEDs to make it all pop when you're running a dual video card setup or just sticking to a budget. There's a review of the Samsung Porta...

Comments (1) | November 8, 2017 05:49PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It was just this morning I wrote and posted on Raja Koduri leaving AMD, where he had been the head of Radeon Technologies Group, and now we know where he is going, and some of the work he will be doing. Intel has hired him to be a chief architect and Senior Vice President of the Core and Visual Computing Group, a newly formed group within the co...

Comments (0) | November 8, 2017 08:08AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Back in September, Raja Koduri, the head AMD's Radeon Technologies Group, announced he was taking a sabbatical to spend time with his family but would be returning in December. That is no longer the case as he has sent another memo out at AMD, stating he has concluded it is time to leave the company. His sabbatical gave him the time to reflect a...

Comments (0) | November 8, 2017 06:34AM PST | bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with several items for today for you to check out. We have a look at the Raijintek Asterion Plus case, featuring clear side panels to show off the hardware and plenty of room for a watercooling setup. If you're after a new case with plenty of tempered glass, then maybe the mean:it 5PM Tempered Glass case is the...

Comments (0) | November 7, 2017 12:20PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
NVIDIA Announces Star Wars Themed GTX Titan Xp GPUs

Today NVIDIA has revealed a pair of GTX Titan Xp GPUs with Jedi Order and Galactic Empire themes, based on the Star Wars universe. These collector's edition cards feature windowed areas to show off the internals and the green or red lighting. The Jedi Order version has green lighting and simulated wear and tear from battle, as it is meant to res...

Comments (0) | November 6, 2017 12:26PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Remember the Apple-Samsung lawsuit? It is in the news again as Samsung's appeal to the Supreme Court has been rejected. After a Federal Court's decision against the Korean company, only the Supreme Court was left to go to, but it is refusing to hear arguments, leaving the Federal Court's ruling in place. This ruling awarded Apple nearly $120 mil...

Comments (0) | November 6, 2017 09:07AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

There have been rumors about something like this for months, but they were either unconfirmed or denied, but now, with actual press releases from both companies, we know AMD and Intel have formed a partnership to combine strengths in the mobile sector. Under this partnership, AMD has created a new, semi-custom Radeon GPU that will be combined wi...

Comments (0) | November 6, 2017 06:48AM PST | bp9801

The first full week of November is here, bringing several items for you to check out to get it started off right. We have a look at the AORUS Z370 Ultra Gaming motherboard, which sits in the middle of the company's product line, to see what it can do with its dual M.2 slots and full Intel Coffee Lake support. If you need plenty of memory, perhap...

Comments (0) | November 3, 2017 01:08PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Iridium is a rather rare metal, and while it is associated with the asteroid that led to the mass extinction of the dinosaurs and much more life, it may come to be a powerful tool for preserving life. Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered a means to use iridium to destroy cancer cells, and this method does not damage normal he...

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