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
AMD releases The Fixer 3 video
AMD just submitted the new Fixer Video to us to share with you guys. When the enemy is at the gates, there’s only one person to call. But you don’t have to call him, he shows up, it’s kind of his thing.
Nvidia users walk to AMD R9 290X - offered at 279 USD Now !
Interesting, here in the EU the price change is not in effect when I checked yesterday and this morning, but over in the USA there are clear signs of a price drop for the Radeon R9 290X. If you look at NewEgg you'll notice them for 279 USD!Read more
Review: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 WindForce 2X OC
In this review we check out the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 WindForce 2X OC. This product is slightly cheaper opposed to the G1 gaming version, it remains among the most silent of all the cards we tested. The WindForce 2X based cooler is doing a proper job and the card is among the best overclockers as well. Let's check it out shall we?
Read the full review right here.
Intel Announces Availability of 5th Gen. Core vPro Processor Family
Intel Corporation today announced the availability of its 5th generation Intel Core vPro processor family that provides cutting-edge features to enable a new and rapidly shifting workplace. To meet the needs of a more mobile and dynamic workforce, the latest iteration of Intel Core vPro processors offer wireless innovations, built-in security, faster performance and improved manageability that will allow workers and companies to improve their productivity and stay competitive.Read more
MSI celebrates 100 million NVIDIA graphics cards sold
Okay so not the best timing I agree, but MSI just put out the following press release. MSI celebrates 100 million NVIDIA graphics cards sold Launching limited edition NVIDIA green GTX 960 and GTX 970 models.Read more
Guru3D Rig of the Month - January 2015
Let's have a peek at the rig of the month January 2015, though submitted in 2014 already we could not leave this one stranded in an abundance of entries, it is THAT good. A very special build that it deserves to be the ROTM January. Pablo from Argentina made this chassis and design by hand, and the craftsmanship is just amazing.
Watch the full article right here.
MSI reaches 4351MHz on DDR4 memory with X99S XPOWER AC motherboard
The MSI X99S XPower AC, one of MSI's latest Intel X99 based motherboards, just managed to set the world's fastest DDR4 memory clock speed using Kingston HyperX DDR4 4GB memory in the hands of overclocker Toppc.Read more
Ubisoft: Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were stolen
Over the weekend we already reported that batches of Far Cry 4 keys purchased at third-party key sellers might be blocked by Ubisoft as there was something fishy going on. It now is clear that the keys purchased have been bought with stolen credit cards, EA Confirms.Read more
Unreal Paris - Virtual Tour - Unreal Engine 4
Check this out, a virtual tour of an apartment in Paris using the Unreal 4 engine -- static, but it is pretty impressive.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is Not Safe For Work
Okay, that's gonna boost sales :) The Guardian reports that he Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains 16 hours (!) of sex scene motion capture data. But the development team behind forthcoming fantasy adventure title The Witcher: Wild Hunt seems unfazed by either moral or technical concerns.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