MSI A88X-G45 GAMING Passes 6 GHz Barrier with AMD A10-7850K
The MSI A88X-G45 GAMING, one of MSI's new AMD FM2+ based GAMING motherboards, recently broke the CPU Frequency overclocking record for the AMD A10-7850K processor by validating a smashing 6137.91 MHz clock speed. Most impressive, considering the fact that the record was set on an MSI GAMING motherboard instead of a dedicated overclocking model. It goes to show that MSI GAMING motherboards are not only full of GAMING galore, they also inherited plenty of OC DNA from MSI's Overclocking products.Read more
MSI Radeon R9-290X Lightning Benchmarks
Join us as we review the MSI Radeon R9-290X Lightning graphics card. it is the most high-end product that MSI can offer. The 2816 Stream processor based Hawaii chip will get paired with 4 GB GDDR5 memory running along a 512-bit memory interface. The card will clock towards 1080 MHz but is clocked at reference clocks on the GDDR5 memory. Hmmm, I just catch your attention ? Yeah I figured that much, let's go and check her out shall we ?
Read our review right here.
MSI Nightblade Gaming Barebone
Lots of news from MSI today, they launch the MSI Nightblade gaming barebone PC. Sturdy, stable and solid, the small, 16 liter-sized MSI Nightblade packs the perfect gear for PC gamers that do not wish to compromise on gaming performance.Read more
Gigabyte releases LGA2011 Motherboard with 10 Gbps Ethernet
Gigabyte announced a LGA2011 motherboard thast has 10 Gbps Ethernet connectors. Obviously the GA-6PXSVT is intended for the server market, but once it starts there it'll be a matter of time before you see these things migrate to the consumer market.Read more
ASUS GeForce GTX 780 Ti DirectCU II OC review
Join us, as we review the ASUS GTX 780 Ti DirectCU II OC edition. The customized product is equipped with the ASUS popular DirectCU cooler armed with two fans. It remains to be quiet and keeps temperatures at roughly 70 Degrees C. ASUS clocked this product for you towards 954 MHz on the GPU core, that means it can boost towards 1020 MHz on all of the unlocked 2880 Shader processors available.
Read the review here.
Dell 28-Inch 4K LCD Monitor P2815Q under 700 USD
Dell will be releasing another Ultra HD - 4K LCD monitor, the P2815Q. Adopting a TN panel though, so this is the budget friendly version you can get for under 700 USD. The new 28-inch LED-backlight monitor provides 3840 x 2160 4K native resolution, 2,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 5ms (GTG) response time and 160/170 degree viewing anglesRead more
Microsoft will announce DirectX 12 March 20
Microsoft has prepared a small teaser on their website in which they make note of DirectX 12 being announced March 20. So lte me just say, heck yeah finally ! This will happen at the game developers conference in San Francisco. Microsoft will host two conferences called 'DirectX: Evolving Microsoft's Graphics Platform' and 'DirectX: Direct3D Futures'. On MSDN Microsoft now also announced DX 12.Read more
Serious Sam 4 Coming Q4 2014
Croteam has revealed that Serious Sam 4 is currently planned for a Q4 2014 release. In addition, Croteam revealed a new IP that it is currently working on and is described as a mixture between Portal and The Witness. Croteam is working on a completely new IP and it is going to be awesome! If you have been following us on Facebook or Twitter then you would have seen our post on Tom Jubert's surprise announcement about the new game.Read more
Titanfall Season Pass Priced and Detailed
Respawn Entertainment has announced that Titanfall will offer a Season Pass containing all three "planned" content packs for $25 USD. The announcement states purchasing the Season Pass will net you a savings of $5, indicating that these planned DLC packs will retail individually for $10 when the time comes. Each content pack will feature new maps, while additional content therein has yet to be determined.Read more
MSI Laptops to offer Full Keyboard Customization and Gamecasting Capability
MSI announces the availability of SteelSeries Engine and XSplit Gamecaster in all upcoming gaming laptops, including the ultra-portable GS series, the power-packed GT Dominator series, and the performance GE Apache series. The ultimate customization tool, SteelSeries Engine delivers an unparalleled level of personalization and programming power to the gamer, from advanced macro programming to providing key usage statistics.Read more
Inno3D GeForce GTX 780 Ti iChill DHS 3072MB
Introducing the Inno3D GeForce GTX 780Ti iChill DHS 3072MB, the fastest out the box graphics card. Boasting
Equipped with all new voltage management, including 3 rail PWMs with load balancing, the GTX 780Ti iChill DHS can deliver an insane core overclock of over 1300MHz. Backed up by 3GB of VRAM and a 384-bit interface means that even the latest DX11 gaming are delivered to your monitor in their full cinematic glory. Out performing the GTX Titan Black without breaking a sweat, the GTX 780Ti iChill DHS is a true powerhouse of a graphics card.Read more
Playing Tetris on a Business card
This is a pretty cewl concept, a pretty business card that features an Arduino chip and a small OLED screen. Business being capable of listing your resume, this device is also capable of letting you play simple games like Tetris! The device was made by Oregon programmer Kevin Bates who calls it the Arduboy, because it uses a barebones Arduino board (the tiny computer also found inside Kegbot and Fish on Wheels) connected to an OLED screen. To make the handheld gaming experience as authentic as possible, he also equipped the card with capacitive touch buttons, a speaker and a replaceable battery that lasts up to nine hours.
The creator is planning to launch a Kickstarter project in the coming weeks. The selling price of the Arduboy kits is expected to be around $30 per card though, and it's a DIY assembly.
NVIDIA GeForce 860M Laptop Maxwell GPU Benchmarks Appear
Currently the only two desktop product based on Nvidia's Maxwell are the GTX 750 and GTX 750 Ti. However the GeForce 800M series of mobile GPUs will obviously get Maxwell as well, and a 860M Laptop has been benchmarked. Results in 3DMark 11 show a score of a cool 5,339 points, which definitely above the previous model GeForce GTX 770M.Read more
iiyama ProLite T2452MTS-3 23.6-Inch 2-Point Multi-Touch LCD Monitor
iiyama has released a new 2-point multi-touch LCD monitor to its range, the ProLite T2452MTS-3. Adopting the 2-camera optical touch panel sensor technology, this new 23.6-inch LED-backlight monitor provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio.Read more
Component photo leak shows Bezel-Less iPhone 6
A recent leaked image of iPhone 6 an display component is suggesting some pretty significant design overhauls. The leaked iPhone 6 image shows the photo of an iPhone 4s, iPhone 5s, and the iPhone 6 side by side. The image shows that iPhone 6 would sport a bigger display, however, the size would be similar to the iPhone 5.Read more
Logitech Harmony Keyboard Control
Today Logitech announced the Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard, a keyboard and touchpad combination specially designed for controlling streaming media in your living room. This new keyboard simplifies text entry, so you can search for shows, navigate menus and browse the Web on a PC or Mac connected to your TV or Internet-connected media devices, such as Apple TV, Roku or Xbox One.Read more
ASUS Radeon R9 280 DirectCU II series
ASUS as well released a R9-280, two of them in the DirectCU II flavor actually. These cards feature a custom-design PCB and a DirectCU II cooling solution. The regular version has a 827MHz core, 933MHz Boost and 5000MHz 3GB GDDR5 memory, while the TOP model has a 874MHz core, 980MHz Boost and 5200MHz memory.Read more
Unreal Engine 4: Quad Copter Checkpoints test
Tom Shannon has released a new video from his upcoming QuadCopter game, showcasing some nice reflection and lighting effects that were possible thanks to Epic's next-gen engine, Unreal Engine 4.