Win a BenQ XL2730Z FreeSync Monitor at Guru3D !
As you all know, AMD recently announced FreeSync - read our article on it right here. To celebrate this new tech AMD and Guru3D.com are holding a simple contest in which you can win a BenQ XL2730Z 27" FREESYNC 144Hz Gaming monitor ! The BenQ XL2730Z is a 27″ monitor that’s running a resolution of 2560×1440.
Check out the competition right here.
Quick test: DirectX 12 API Overhead Benchmark results
As you guys know, DirectX 12 is going to greatly free up processor utilization, and thus your games can make more draw-calls with your processor. More efficient usage of CPUs with multiple cores is trivial in the design. We can now test a thing or two out thanks to the 3DMark update released hours ago.Read more
Futuremark Updates 3DMark with API Overhead Feature Test
Futuremark updates its software and included a 3DMark API Overhead feature test for measuring differences in DirectX 12, DirectX 11 and Mantle API performance.Read more
Micron and Intel Unveil New 3D NAND Flash Memory
Micron and Intel Corporation today revealed the availability of their 3D NAND technology, the world’s highest-density flash memory. Flash is the storage technology used inside the lightest laptops, fastest data centers, and nearly every cellphone, tablet and mobile device.Read more
Battlefield Hardline VGA graphics performance review
In this article we benchmark Battlefield Hardline - over twenty graphics cards are being tested and benchmarked. We have a look at DX11 performance with the newest graphics cards and technologies. We'll also look at frametimes, graphics memory and a thing or two more.
Read the article right here.
Note: article updated with additional Ultra HD results and FCAT Frametimes.
MSI new Gaming All-in-One PCs featuring IPS technology, 3K and 4K displays
Including IPS 3K and 4K displays, as well as the latest GTX900M-Series GPUs. MSI launches a pack of new Gaming All-in-One PCs, featuring the latest Intel Core i7 and i5 processor and GeForce GTX960M/970M graphics.Read more
ASRock X99E-ITX/ac Mini-ITX Sized X99 Motherboard
Intel’s X99 chipset used to be represented by a long line of huge and bulky EATX or ATX motherboards, because the CPU, chipset, memory and whole layout required an extra large PCB to contain the extreme performance.Read more
Halo Online for PC announced - in Russia Only Though
Halo Online will launch this spring, only in Russia. It's designed to run well on lower-end PCs. There's no campaign mode, but the game is set on a secret UNSC space station called "Anvil" where Spartans train together and test new technology.Read more
SanDisk Announces 3D NAND with 48-Layers
SanDisk announced that it has successfully developed its 48 layer second generation 3D NAND, also referred to as BiCS2. Pilot production will commence as planned in the second half of 2015 in the Yokkaichi joint venture facility, with meaningful commercial production targeted for 2016.Read more
MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition has USB 3.1
MSI announces the first USB 3.1 featured AMD motherboard, the classy black & white 970A SLI Krait Edition. Delivering blazing fast USB performance, up to 2 times faster than USB 3.0, the new 970A SLI Krait Edition motherboard offers two USB 3.1 ports, which are fully backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices.Read more
EVGA launches Hybrid GTX 980
Somebody has been looking at AMD, EVGA launches a GeForce GTX with an AIO liquid cooler from Asetek. The self-contained water cooler comes with a 120mm radiator and fan. The EVGA GeForce GTX 980 HYBRID is available as a complete unit, or upgrade kit.Read more
EA Infects Battlefield Hardline with new ghastly DRM
So hey - I was am working on a graphics performance review for Battlefield Hardline, and guess what ? Do you guys remember the DRM introduced in Ubisofts Anno 2070 ? Well, EA just did pretty much the same thing. They sniff your PC and monitor for hardware changes.Read more
Review: OCZ Vector 180 Series SSD - 480 and 960 GB
Join us as we review the new 480 and 960 GB OCZ Vector 180 Series SSDs. Based on an Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller the product comes with the latest iteration of Toshiba NAND flash memory. The end result is an SSD series that is very fast, versatile and competitive in terms of pricing; combine that with endurance and power outage protection and this series might be a little gem.
Read the full review here.
Thecus N5810PRO Zero-Crash 5-Bay NAS
Powered by the Intel Celeron processor, 4 GB DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8GB), and equipped with 5 Gigabit LAN ports, the N5810PRO reaches blazing throughput speeds of up to 500 MB/s. The N5810PRO supports seven modes of link aggregation including fault tolerance for resilience and port-trunking modes for increased performance.Read more
OCZ Announces 2 TB Intrepid 3000 Enterprise SSD
OCZ announced a new series of SATA III SSDs to add to its Intrepid 3000 enterprise portfolio. The new Intrepid 3700 SSD Series delivers superior performance and I/O latency responses that dramatically improve application performance and I/O efficiencies, and supports higher storage densities up to 2TB representing OCZ's largest capacity enterprise SATA SSDs to dateRead more
ASUS Announces EA-AC87 a 1734 Mbps media bridge and access point
ASUS today announced EA-AC87, a wireless AC-1800 dual-purpose media bridge and access point. It is the world’s first wireless client to use a 4x4 MIMO antenna array. When paired with a suitable 4x4 router, it is capable of delivering the world’s fastest 5GHz speeds of up to 1734Mbit/s. EA-AC87 also features AiRadar with universal beamforming for unrivalled multi-device performance and wide, reliable coverage.Read more
BeQuiet to Launch some more Dark Powah !
Okay that title sounded better in my head opposed to how that turned out. BeQuiet! is to release the Dark Power Pro 11 series power supplies soon, it's even more silent and the product series are bumping up in efficiency quite a bit towards Platinum.Read more
Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD
Kingston launches its HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, a M.2. SSD seated on a PCIe generation 2.0 x4 slot that delivers SSD performance levels up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s writes.Read more
Enermax Maxpro - The Quietest Long Runner
Enermax presents the next long runner generation. Due to an optimized fan control, the new MAXPRO power supplies operate much quieter than the predecessors.Read more