Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor GeForce GTX 970 VRAM stress test
It has been an interesting week with all the hype on the GeForce GTX 970 with what now is know as a crippled memory sub-system. Three weeks ago here on Guru3D.com users in our forums started to report oddities with their GeForce GTX 970 graphics card, the card ran out of memory at 3.5 GB, not utilizing anything higher or reports of stutters in high graphics memory usage.Read more
Does the GeForce GTX 970 have a memory allocation bug ? (update 3)
For a week or two now in our forums there have been allegations that users of the GeForce GTX 970 have a darn hard time addressing and filling the last 10% of their graphics memory. The 4 GB card seems to run into issues addressing the last 400 to 600 MB of memory, which is significant.Read more
SilentiumPC Supremo M1 Gold 550W PSU
Developed with maximum reliability and rock stable power delivery in mind new SilentiumPC Supremo M1 Gold 550W PSU is built using only premium-grade components. Advanced layout includes Japanese main capacitor, Taiwanese solid-state capacitors as well as DC-DC converters.Read more
Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 Memory
Crucial announced the availability of Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 memory. Designed to enhance high-performance gaming environments and push performance limits, the new modules deliver introductory speeds starting at 2666 MT/s, and allow users to radically increase bandwidth to 21 GB/s. Ballistix DDR4 memory also delivers up to 40 percent better power efficiency than standard DDR3 memory.Read more
Samsung 840 EVO TLC NAND still suffering from read speed slowdowns
The chaps at TechReport noticed that the Samsung 840 EVO TLC NAND is still suffering from read speed slowdowns. A few months ago this created a lot of controversy, after which Samsung was fast to release a Firmware that should have fixed this.Read more
Review: ASUS Z97 SaberTooth Mark S Motherboard Review
The ASUS Z97 SaberTooth Mark S Limited Edition motherboard is reviewed today, that would be bright and white alright! The all white Z97 TUF themed mainboard is intended for Intel's 22nm Haswell processors on that Socket LGA1150 platform. It is a mainstream to high-end segmented product amongst the ASUS Sabertooth series that comes with some nice features and very VERY decent overclock potential.
Read the full review here.
Colorful GeForce GTX 960 Lineup
A little late, but Colorful is launching the latest GTX960 series graphics cards. Four different models had been released this time, including Colorful GTX960 CH with reference design for entry users, Colorful GTX960 i-Cafe for System Integrators, iGame GTX960 Ymir-U for general users and iGame GTX960 Ymir-X for enthusiasts.Read more
Ubisoft might block Far Cry 4 copies bought through third-party key sellers
We have no real source or validity to this rumor, but news is surfacing the web that Far Cry 4 copies that were bought through third-party resellers like G2Play and G2A will be killed. G2Play for example is huge and is a legit key reseller.Read more
Cooler Master Silencio FP Series Fans
Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator, and manufacturer of desktop components and peripherals, today announced the Silencio FP Series, featuring brand new fans with Cooler Master's latest pressure optimized silent performance fan technology.Read more
MSI X99 Z97 and H97 Motherboards now support NVM Express Storage
MSI supports the next generation in storage control, NVM Express. All MSI motherboards sporting Intel 9 series chipsets including X99, Z97 and H97 are now supported. MSI has prepared BIOS updates which are now available for download.Read more
256GB SSDs to drop under $70 this year
In a recent interview, Apacer general manager CK Chang mentions that that pricing of 256GB solid state disks are expected to fall under $70 in the second half of this year. Though 128GB models are slowly getting too small imho, these will hit $40.Read more
Windows 10 update enabled DirectX 12
Interesting, if you have been playing around with the preview build of Windows 10, then you will have noticed that after you updated it to the latest build it now has DirectX 12 support. If you look at the screenshot below, you can see that it is enabled in the OS itself.Read more
Acer Predator XR341CK 34" Curved Gaming Screen with G-sync
More news from Acer today as later this year they will launch a large curved 34" size, and 21:9 ultra-wide format monitor with G-Sync. The XR341CK which will likely get a 3440 x 1440 resolution. There is apparently going to be a 144Hz + G-sync and a non-G-sync option available.Read more
Acer CB240HYK and K242HQK Ultra HD IPS Displays
Alright alright ! Acer will release two new 24"-class screens with IPS panels and 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD resolutions. Yeah, 24" inch though. The CB240HYK (pictured) is 23.8" in size and offers a 60Hz refresh rate, 6ms G2G response time, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 310 cd/m2 brightness and sRGB gamut from its W-LED backlight.Read more
QNAP Launches Energy-efficient TS-x31+ Turbo NAS
QNAP announced the TS-x31+ series Turbo NAS for small and home offices. Embedded with a dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 CPU, the TS-x31+ series provides a powerful yet energy-efficient solution for file storage, sharing and data backup with hardware-accelerated encryption.Read more
Overview of GeForce GTX 960 releases
Here an overview of all GeForce GTX 960 releases. The mainstream card has a $199 MSRP and features 1024 CUDA cores, a reference 1127MHz base lock, 1178MHz Boost clock with 128-bit / 2GB GDDR5 memory at 7000MHz.Read more
KFA2 GeForce GTX 960 EXOC review
We review the KFA2 (GALAX) mid-range GeForce GTX 960 EXOC edition. The product comes factory overclocked with a boost clock of 1266 MHz. The product has a custom and relatively small PCB. GALAX was on a mission, to make the card both silent whilst offering temps in the 65 Degrees C range, and hey... mission accomplished.
You can read the full review here.
MSI GeForce GTX 960 Gaming OC review
There is silent, and then there is SILENT. Join us as we review the MSI GeForce GTX Gaming OC, the card comes with a newly revised TwiNFrozr model V cooler. And that makes it silent and deadly as you will not hear this product. The GTX 960 is introduced in the mainstream space, aiming to be the affordable 1080P alternative. The card has 2 GB graphics memory, is energy efficient and comes factory overclocked for you.
Read the full review right here.
SLI review: ASUS GeForce GTX 960 Strix
We review not one but two ASUS GeForce GTX 960 Strix graphics cards, in SLI mode of course. This premium version of the GTX 960 comes with an all silent design, good looks, a factory overclock and very nice overclock potential as well. All that whilst the temperatures do not go out of control.
Read the review right here.
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 G1 Gaming review
Our review of the Gigabyte G1 Gaming GeForce GTX 960 is an interesting one. This product is gorgeous as it is the most silent of all the cards we tested. Next to some fantastic looks including a proper back plate, the product comes factory overclocked, has a WindForce 3X based cooler and was the best overclocker as well.
Read the review right here.