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Comments (0) | October 5, 2018 01:35PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It was in August when AMD launched its second generation Threadripper processors, starting with the 2990WX with 32-cores/64-threads and followed by the 2950X with 16-cores/32-threads. Now the other two entries in the Threadripper 2000 series have been given shipping dates of October 29. These two processors are the 2970WX with 24-cores/48-thread...

Comments (11) | October 5, 2018 01:09PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

In my experience, for the most part Windows updates are not as bad as the stereotype suggests, but I would unquestionably be very upset if what some users are reporting for the new October 2018 update happened to me. The reports are that users are seeing their personal files removed, and previously installed programs to. Normally during an updat...

Comments (0) | October 5, 2018 09:04AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Shadow of the Tomb Raider First DLC, The Forge, Announced

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is only about a month old and today its first DLC has been announced. The Forge is the first of seven monthly DLC adventures that will bring new experiences for players to enjoy, and this one specifically takes you to a lava-flooded forge. There Lara Croft will work to discover the secrets of Kuwaq Yaku while needing to...

Comments (0) | October 5, 2018 06:33AM PST | bp9801

Friday has arrived, with a couple of items to help you welcome in the weekend. We have a review of the new HTC U12+ smartphone, featuring a 6" screen with a 2880x1440 resolution and pressure sensitive buttons/sensors to let you get more done by simply squeezing the phone in certain ways. Our other item for the day is an article showing you the d...

Comments (0) | October 4, 2018 02:22PM PST | Grilka8050
Bug Prevents Facebook Users from Deleting Accounts

Don’t worry it was fixed on Monday. But two weeks ago, Venturebeat received a complaint in their tips line that from a guy that couldn't delete his Facebook account. The user had tried 4 different browsers, 2 different devices, Facebook Support, and was considering contacting a lawyer because he couldn’t delete his profile. None of these methods...

Comments (0) | October 4, 2018 09:27AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you thought software hacking was all one needed to worry about, then you may have some new concerns on your mind. Bloomberg is reporting that as many as 30 companies had servers with motherboards compromised by a malicious chip. The timeline described starts in 2015, when Amazon was looking into Elemental Technologies as a potential acquisiti...

Comments (0) | October 4, 2018 09:00AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

When choosing wireless networking equipment, for years we have been reading a, b, g, n, or ac and while those familiar with the equipment grasp what this means, it is still an odd naming scheme. Well, the Wi-Fi Alliance has decided to change it, so now the upcoming 802.11ax technology will be known as Wi-Fi 6, while 802.11ac can be identified as...

Comments (0) | October 4, 2018 06:47AM PST | bp9801

The first week of October is starting to wind down, with a few items for you to check out today. There's a review of the Fractal Design Define S2 case, an improvement on the original thanks to a tempered glass side panel, a more modular layout, sound dampening, and more. We have a look at the Corsair Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock and what kind ...

Comments (0) | October 3, 2018 12:02PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will Distribute Cyberpunk 2077 in North America

The relationship between CD Projekt Red and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is apparently going to continue as WBIE will be distributing the upcoming CDPR title, Cyberpunk 2077. Both The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt were distributed by WBIE in North America. This deal means WBIE will be behind the distributio...

Comments (0) | October 3, 2018 11:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
The Quiet Man Releasing on November 1

The Quiet Man is a game that will put players in the role of the deaf man, Dane as he tries to uncover why songstress Lala was kidnapped. It is a story-driven experience that can be completed in one sitting as the game itself is set during a single night. We now have a release for the game of November 1 for both PC and PlayStation 4.

If you dec...

Comments (0) | October 3, 2018 07:28AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen - Tactical Legacy Pack Announced

If you have a copy of XCOM 2: War of the Chosen on PC, you are going to get a nice gift come October 9 as the Tactical Legacy Pack will be available for free. This new DLC tells the story of what happened betweenXCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM 2 but also adds new game modes, maps, weapons, armor, and Photobooth options too.

These new game modes ar...

Comments (0) | October 3, 2018 07:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Darksiders III Trailer Shows Off Force Fury Form

In November we will get to play as Horseman of the Apocalypse Fury in Darksiders III, but today we got to see her Force Fury. This is her Force hollow form that she got from the Hollow Lord so she can lead her brothers and defeat the Seven Deadly Sins. It will evolve over the course of the game, and her powers and weaponry will change too, and u...

Comments (1) | October 2, 2018 10:53AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

It has been ten years since GOG.com launched, and to mark the occasion it has special collections on offer and a giveaway the community can vote on. The three anniversary collections are the Timeless Essentials, containing Theme Hospital, Dungeon Keeper 2, Another World, and System Shock 2 for just $5. Coming in at $10 is the Art of Aging Gracef...

Comments (0) | October 2, 2018 10:25AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Cooler Master Releases COSMOS C700M Case

If you are looking for a case and the be quiet! Silent Base 801 is not what you are looking for, how about the also newly released Cooler Master COSMOS C700M? It comes from the company's Maker segment and is the technological peak of its lineup. It continues the framework of previous cases but with some improvements, such as a lighter tinting to...

Comments (0) | October 2, 2018 09:54AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Silent Base 801 Mid Tower Announced by be quiet!

Today be quiet! announced its new Silent Base 801 case, a mid-tower chassis large enough to hold E-ATX motherboards and custom liquid cooling systems while also offering quiet operation. It is available with either a solid side panel that has 10 mm of sound insulating foam, or a windowed side panel to show off your components. Both versions come...

Comments (0) | October 2, 2018 09:09AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For years the dominant video codec on the Internet has been h.264 not just because of its efficiency, but because of the ease of licensing it. Though its successor, h.265 can compress video more efficiently, its licensing situation is tangled, so the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) was formed to create a new, open source codec to succeed h.265...

Comments (0) | October 2, 2018 08:51AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Intel has hit some hard times recently, as it has been running into supply challenges and AMD's Zen-based CPUs have proven to be very competitive. Now Barclays has downgraded its shares to underweight from equal weight, which indicates it believes next year's earnings will be disappointing. The Barclays analyst feels that Intel is stuck in a no-...

Comments (0) | October 1, 2018 07:23PM PST | Grilka8050
Neverwinter Online Bans Many Streaming Players for Using Exploit

On June 26, 2018, Neverwinter Online launched its Ravenloft module. This included a new spin on the Hunt mechanic that the developers have been fine tuning since the beginning of Chult last year. However, this new hunt system in Ravenloft had a huge exploit that went unchecked for quite some time. 

The exploit wasn’t fixed until the patch on Au...

Comments (0) | October 1, 2018 11:08AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

I guess it is not too surprising to see a game like this being announced. From Vile Monarch and Devolver Digital, Weedcraft Inc. is a tycoon game looking at the legal marijuana industry. It will cover the business of producing, breeding, and selling the substance in America, covering financial, political, and cultural aspects of it in the countr...

Comments (0) | October 1, 2018 07:52AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Starting today there, a number of products produced in China have a 10% tariff applied to them, and the list includes a number of computer components. As China manufacturers a great many of these products, the impact will be felt throughout the industry, and with another 15% tariff coming on January 1, Gamers Nexus decided to reach out to manufa...

Comments (0) | October 1, 2018 06:31AM PST | bp9801

The first day of October has arrived, with a few items to help get the week started off right. We have a look at the Ryzen 5 2600X and 2600 to see which one you should get to power your rig. There's an article examining NVIDIA DLSS and what we can expect from it, and whether it's worth buying one of the new GeForce RTX cards for it as a primary ...

Comments (0) | September 28, 2018 09:44AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

There have been rumors for weeks that Intel has been having issues supplying enough processors to meet demand, and this has led to different speculations on how it may impact the market, such as potentially seeing a decrease in RAM prices as fewer new computers and laptops are being ordered that need them. Now Intel has released an open letter a...

Comments (0) | September 28, 2018 06:30AM PST | bp9801

The final Friday of September is here, with a couple of items for you to check out. We have a look at the ASUS ROG STRIX RTX 2080 Ti, featuring some improvements and modifications to the reference card, including in cooling and noise levels. Our other item for the day shows you how to convert audio and video files using VLC, since it's much more...

Comments (2) | September 27, 2018 05:47PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While it is beyond doubt AMD's Zen CPU architecture has proven to be a success for the company, there are now expectations it could reach 30% desktop market share in Q4 2018. This is partly thanks to Intel's production shortage, leading OEMs and motherboard AIB partners to increase production of AMD-based devices. It also helps the company that ...

Comments (0) | September 27, 2018 09:10AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

For those of you planning to attend New York Comic Con this year, Square Enix has announced what it will have at its booth, including numerous hands-on demos. These include Kingdom Hearts III, DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, THE LAST REMNANT Remastered, LIFE IS STRANGE 2 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider. There will be advance tickets for...

Comments (0) | September 27, 2018 08:56AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Pre-Orders Are Now Up

A couple weeks ago CD Projekt Red announced Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and today pre-orders for the PC version of the game are now live on GOG.com. Its suggest retail price is $29.99 and in addition to the game you will also get the soundtrack, a digital version of GWENT: Art of the Witcher Card Game artbook, concept art, map of Lyria, "Fo...

Comments (0) | September 27, 2018 07:00AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

While Phoronix is the source, this is not news coming from a Linux patch, but instead from the site's forums, which some AMD representatives are active on. The original post from user bridgman, an AMD Linux liaison, was in the thread for a news item covering new interrupt rings being added for the Vega 10 GPU, in response to another forum user s...

Comments (0) | September 27, 2018 06:34AM PST | bp9801

The week and month are both winding down, but not before we have a couple of items for you to check out today. There's a look at the Gigabyte UD Pro 512GB SSD, offering read speeds of 530MB/s and write speeds of 500MB/s to help push your system up and over the edge of fast performance. Our other item for today examines a multitude of computer mi...

Comments (0) | September 26, 2018 03:51PM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Oculus Quest All-in-One VR Gaming System Introduced

Today Oculus introduced its next headset called the Oculus Quest. This new piece of hardware differs a fair amount from other offerings from the company, as it uses the company's Oculus Insight technology for inside-out tracking and the headset itself can power the experience, without the need of a computer or phone. You can put it on and have s...

Comments (0) | September 26, 2018 07:54AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Earlier this month we were given the release dates for Jagged Alliance: Rage!, but now, the day before it was supposed to release on PC, it has been pushed back. The game will now launch on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on December 6, whereas before the PC and console releases had different dates. No reason for the delay was given in the press...

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