MSI GeForce GTX 770 Gaming edition Graphics card tested
In this new test we review the MSI GeForce GTX 770 Gamer edition. This is the 2GB version comes almost stock clocked at for you at 1058 MHz (Ref 1046) with a Boost clock of 1197MHz (Ref 1085). The GTX 770 series memory clock has been kept at an effective data-rate of 7010 MHz. This more affordable version of the GTX 770 might be stock clocked and is armed with military class components and a TwinFrozr cooler.
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Microsoft does a 360, drops DRM and always on for Xbox One
It is now confirmed that Microsoft is lifting the always on and heft DRM restrictions of the XBox One. You could say that Microsoft made a 360 after all critique. Late last night Microsoft made a few statements regarding this matter, see after the break what is changing. This could be the biggest backtrack in gaming history.Read more
Toshiba Announces Slim 7mm Solid State Hybrid Drive
Toshiba's Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a committed technology leader, announces the slim, 7 mm MQ01ABFH solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) series. Equipped with Toshiba's NAND flash and available in 500GB1 and 320GB capacities, the MQ01ABFH series is the first Toshiba SSHD drive family in 7 mm. The series continues Toshiba's legacy of providing world-class storage products, and offers customers a complete lineup of 2.5-inch solid state hybrid drives with the previously announced 1 TB and 750 GB MQ01ABDH series 9.5 mm SSHDs for ultrathin and thin and light notebook PCs, multimedia and gaming applications, and traditional laptop PCs.Read more
Kim Dotcom: Megaupload data in Europe wiped out by Dutch hosting company
Kim Dotcom today said on Twitter that Megaupload user data in Europe has been "irreversibly lost" because it was deleted by a Netherlands-based server hosting company called LeaseWeb. VERY BAD NEWS: #Leaseweb has wiped ALL #Megaupload servers. All user data & crucial evidence for our defense destroyed "without warning".Read more
Lenovo 15-inch ThinkPad S531 Ultrabook Launches
Lenovo has released the ThinkPad S531. This 15" Ultrabook comes packed with an Intel's Ivy Bridge Core i3/i5/i7 processors, up to 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphics, up to 1TB HDD or 256GB SSD, and up to 10GB DDR3L memory. Other features include a backlit keyboard with numeric keypad, a 5-button ClickPad with glass surface, HDMI, 4-in-1 memory card reader, two USB 3.0 ports, WiFi, Bluetooth and a fingerprint reader. The battery life is listed as up to nine hours, the laptop measures 379mm x 253mm x 20.7mm and weighs 2.29kg. Pricing starts at 619 EUR (excl. VAT). Optimized for Windows 8, the ThinkPad S531 offers small businesses enhanced performance and 15 percent faster processor speed than previous generations. The ThinkPad S531 is being launched today at the Xander Zhou fashion show at London Fashion Week in conjunction with the designer’s new mens’ fashion collection.Read more
Microsoft works on Surface RT with Snapdragon 800
Microsoft is testing new Surface RT tablets with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset. This new model is expected to arrive towards the end of the year. Bloomberg claims that Microsoft will update the tablet with new chips from Qualcomm, while NVIDIA will "continue as a supplier for some versions", presumably including the existing model with its Tegra 3 chipset.Read more
NVIDIA to license Kepler as a technology to mobile manufacturers
Nvidia today shared its intention to license out its graphics technology to other companies in an effort to take advantage of the huge market for smartphones, tablets, and other devices as its core PC business continues to shrink. According to a blog post published by the company, Nvidia will start by licensing out the GPU core in its Kepler GPU, and it'll also license out its visual computing portfolio, which the company says will let licensees develop their own GPU technology while taking advantage of Nvidia's vast array of patents.Read more
EA says Frostbite 3 Optimization Not Exclusive to AMD
Despite earlier rumors EA and AMD have issued a statement clarifying that while the two companies are collaborating on day-one support for Radeon products for Battlefield 4, the partnership is non-exclusive and gamers using other components will be supported. “DICE has a partnership with AMD specifically for Battlefield 4 on PC to showcase and optimize the game for AMD hardware," an EA spokesperson said. "This does not exclude DICE from working with other partners to ensure players have a great experience across a wide set of PCs for all their titles.”Read more
ECS Reveals its First Motherboard with the AMD Kabini – KBN-I
ECS reveals its latest Mini-ITX motherboard family－KBN-I－featuring the world 1st Quad Core SoC (system-on-a-chip) processor with the newest “Jaguar” 28 nanometer architecture. The ECS KBN-I is integrated AMD Quad Core A6-5200 APU with AMD Radeon HD 8400 Graphics, support new generation DirectX 11.1 graphics, and offer 50% longer battery life performance. The ECS KBN-I with official Windows 8 WHCK certification (Windows Hardware Certification Kit) allows users to take full advantage of the touch browser and function-oriented design of Windows 8. The NM70-I is optimized for home, general computing productivity and multimedia applications.Read more
MSI GeForce GTX 780 Gaming Edition Released
MSI has just officially unveiled its latest high-end GTX 780 Gaming graphics card. Featuring NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 780 GPU with 3GB of high speed GDDR5 memory and PCI Express Gen 3. MSI's proprietary Airflow Control technology, dual over-sized 10 cm fans, and patented Propeller Blade technology perfectly complement the Twin Frozr IV Advanced and its impressive cooling performance. With a core temperature of just 67°C and noise level of a mere 25.7 dB under full load The MSI GTX 780 gives gamers unparalleled gaming performance and stability. In addition, MSI’s Military Class components are now in their 4th generation of development, delivering longer life and better stability than ever before.Read more
LG demos 55-inch curved OLED TV
Check out this LG 55EA9800, world's first 55" curved OLED TV will start shipping later this year for around 15 million won (around $13,260). The TV is the first of its kind, it uses a carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) frame and weighs just 17kg.Read more
Cooler Master CM Storm Havoc Gaming Mouse
CM Storm proudly introduces its newest gaming mouse, the Havoc. This mouse has been crafted for gamers who require surgical precision in a mouse, which makes it ideally for everybody who is competing in eSports. Like on our high-end gaming mouse, the Sentinel Advance II, the CM Storm Havoc is equipped with an Avago 9800 laser sensor that can go up to 8200 high DPI. Sensitivity toggle lets you lower the DPI when using a sniper rifle or make it higher when getting up close and personal with a shotgun.Read more
Aerocool Gaming Chassis VS-92 Under PGS-V Series
Aerocool Advanced Technologies Corp., one of the world leading manufacturers of gaming PC gear, expands its value gaming series "PGS-V" by introducing the new Vs-92 chassis. "PGS-V labeled products target gamers, who are looking for the very best possible cost to performance ratio when choosing their gears", - says Tony Lin, Aerocool Advanced Technologies CEO.Read more
EVGA SuperNOVA 1300 G2 Power Supply
The EVGA SuperNOVA 1300 G2 power supply is here. This power supply raises the bar with an 80 Plus Gold rating, with 1300W of continuous power, exceptional efficiency, and a fully modular design. Not to mention, a first class 10 Year EVGA Warranty.Read more
Check out the Most Advanced Directional Sign on Earth
This is real footage of Points shot in Brooklyn, NY. Everything was captured on camera, and no CG is being used.
ASUS Maximus VI Extreme Z87 gets tested
In this review we test the hotty ASUS Maximus VI Extreme Z87 mainboard. It is the high-end to enthusiast and pro-overclockers segmented product amongst the ASUS ROG series that comes with some nice features and decent overclock potential. The Z87 ROG mainboard is intended for Intel's 22nm Haswell processors on Socket LGA1150.
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Samsung CEO: Faster’ Galaxy S4 Being Prepped For Launch
Samsung’s J.K. Shin, one of several of the company’s CEOs, has confirmed in an interview Reuters that his company is preparing a faster variant of its Galaxy S4 in the near future, featuring support for LTE Advanced. What’s more, the new model could become available to some markets next month, and while the currently available versions of the S4 aren’t renowned for their lack of speed, it’s good to see Samsung continually looking to improve things.Read more
AMD Server Strategy and Roadmap Updated
AMD today publicly disclosed its strategy and roadmap to recapture market share in enterprise and data center servers by unveiling innovative products that address key technologies and meet the requirements of the fastest-growing data center and cloud computing workloads.Read more
Be Quiet! Pure Power L8 PSU Series
Be quiet!, market leader with power supplies in Germany for seven consecutive years, introduces its brand new "Pure Power L8" power supplies. The new series ranging from 300 to 700 Watts offers unprecedented low noise levels in the entry market and takes recent customer needs into account, offering PCIe connectors already for the 300 Watt model.Read more