Download Nvidia GeForce 347.09 Beta driver
You can now grab and download a new under build GeForce 347.09 Beta, this revision is released to offer the best gaming experience for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Elite: Dangerous.
More info and download here.
Steam is region-locking in Russia due to low Russian ruble
As we learned earlier yesterday Apple already halted sales via its Russian storefront for the time being due to the fast drop in value of the Russian ruble. Valve now as well has implemented region locks on its Steam platform as well to protect game publishers.Read more
Galax working on HOF PCIe SSD
In some leaked photos it becomes apparent that GALAX is soon to introduce a HOF PCIe based SSD. The new SSD features a custom Heracles JMF811 JMicron controller. the Heracles SSD controller communicates via a PCIe 2.0 x4 connection and features sequential read/write speeds of 1,600 MB/s.Read more
Assassin's Creed Unity Patch 4 is 6.7 GB in size
Patch 4 for Assassin's Creed Unity was released today for Xbox One and PS4, with the PC patch due out later this week. Ubisoft explained the need for a super-sized patch on the official Assassin's Creed website.Read more
RYORIG teases H7 CPU cooler
Cryorig is preparing the second model in the H Series lineup, featuring H series standard HiveFin™ technology. Besides moniker HiveFin™ technology, the CRYORIG H7 will also incorporate Zero RAM Interference and many other great features found in previously announced CRYORIG cooling solutions.Read more
Google Video Shows most searched keywords in 2014
Google already published the 2014 edition of its Year in Search. You can check out the presentation over here.
AMD Fiji XT and Bermuda XT make Mystery Appearance
So we have seen so called 'leaks' like these before. It is again Chiphell where in the forums a user posted some stuff that he or she probably shouldn't. This time some performance numbers of the AMD GPU Fiji XT and AMD Bermuda XT appeared, that last one is rumored to be the Radeon R9 390 series.Read more
ASUSTOR Adds 50T and 51T Celeron based NAS Models
ASUSTOR launches its 50T and 51T series NAS devices consisting of four new comprehensive high performance NAS models. These new models include the AS5002T, AS5004T, AS5102T and AS5104T. The models come equipped with the latest Intel Celeron 2.41 GHz dual-core processors and Intel Celeron 2.00 GHz quad-core processors respectively, along with 1 GB and 2 GB of SO-DIMM DDR3L memory which is expandable to a maximum of 8 GB.Read more
DirectX 12 vs DirectX 11 Performance Slides
Windows 10 will be coming with DirectX 12. DirectX 12 is the first version of DirectX that really uses multiple processors cores more effectively in term getting that render latency down. Two slides indicating exactly that have just leaked onto the web.Read more
Review: Be Quiet! Silent Base 800
Joins us as we review the new Be Quiet! Silent Base 800, being their first ever chassis released this chassis is not bad, not bad at all! The ATX tower chassis however has very nice looks, seems to be made with quality and originality and has some nice features. A lovely chassis design, fairly tool free, good space to work in and it has very quiet airflow plus is prepped for liquid cooling. Have a peek at the product we'll review today, the Silent Base 800.
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FUNC releases white HS-260
Func is excited to announce an additional version of the popular Func HS-260 analogue stereo headset. The extremely popular Func HS-260 analogue stereo headset is now being offered with a white edition due to customer demand.Read more
Biostar A70MGP Socket FM2+ Motherboard
Surprised to still see this company around, but Biostar released the latest mainboard based on the exclusive A70M chipset from AMD, the "A70MGP". The A70M is a value line chipset that supports FM2+ APUs, USB 3.0 and SATA3 and the BIOSTAR boards based on that chipset offer a better value versus price performance ratio compared to boards based on the A68H or A58 chipsets.Read more
Windows 10 build 9901 Intrduces new consumer features
A leaked version of Windows 10 build 9901 shows some interesting new features. The development of this new (well ..) OS is going strong, the first screen-shots have been posted at SuperSite for windows. The build introduces an improved version of Cortana, a unified Store app, a new Settings app, new visual styling, and more, see after the break.Read more
Download DDU Display Driver Uninstaller v188.8.131.52
You can now download DDU as Ghislain has updated the popular DDU towards revision 184.108.40.206 Display Driver Uninstaller is a driver removal utility that can help you completely uninstall AMD/NVIDIA graphics card drivers and packages from your system, without leaving leftovers behind (including registry keys, folders and files, driver store).
Samsung Galaxy E5 & Galaxy E7 full specs surface
Sam Mobile has posted detailed specs of the SM-E700F and the SM-E500F Galaxy smartphones. Both of these will reportedly be part of the Galaxy E-series line and are likely to be named the Galaxy E7 and Galaxy E5 respectively.Read more
Intel NUC with Broadwell specs
Intel did an oopsie ... they posted the specs on a NUC (next unit of computing) desktop unit on their website. The NUC has DDR3L SO-DIMM slots, M.2 slots.Read more
Steam Weekly Top Sellers December 15th 2014
Alright, look who's back on top this week. Here are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:
1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
2. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
3. Dungeon Defenders II
4. Far Cry 4
5. Metro Redux
7. Mount&Blade: Viking Conquest
8. The Crew
9. This War of Mine
10. Game of Thrones: A Telltale Series
LiteOn offers ZETA Series Consumer SSDs
LiteOn is the OEM company behind Plextor and LG, and they are addressing the market now with consumer grade products. They are going to offer three SKUs 128 GB (LCH-128V2S), 256 GB (LCH-256V2S), and 512 GB (LCH-512V2S) which are based on the affordable Silicon Motion SM2246EN controller.Read more