Unreal Engine 4.5 features revealed
Epic Games posted a some notes on the Unreal Engine 4.5. This upcoming game engine will feature and further enhance visual effects in video games, some of them are ray-traced distance field soft shadows, screen-space subsurface scattering to create more realistic skin and other effects, and dynamic shadows on mobile.Read more
Download AIDA64 version 4.70
Download AIDA64 version 4.70 - What was known as EVEREST is now AIDA, a shareware hardware diagnostics and memory benchmarking solution for home PC users.
You can download here.
Download AMD Catalyst 14.9.1 BETA Driver
Download AMD Radeon Catalyst 14.9.1 BETA driver. The latest version of the AMD Catalyst Software Suite, AMD Catalyst 14.9.1 supports Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version), Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher). We have a discussion thread open on this driver right here.
Crytek: its getting increasingly hard to wow people with graphics
Crysis and Ryse: Son of Rome developer are amongst the better looking games in the industry thanks to the proprietary CryEngine. In an interview with DSO Gaming the developer says that it's not as easy to impress players with beautiful graphics as it used to be.Read more
AMD lowers Radeon R9 290 and 290X pricing with 25 percent
With the release of the GeForce GTX 900 series Nvidia dropped a little bomb on pricing, especially with the GeForce GTX 970. This product is hurting AMD exactly in the R9 290 and 290X range. As such you will slowly start to notice a price drop for these two products, you can expect them dropping by a margin of 25%Read more
Palit GeForce GTX 980 Super-JetStream
Check this baby out, Palit will release the GeForce GTX 980 Super-JetStream edition. The card ships speeds of a 1203 MHz core, 1304 MHz GPU Boost, and 7.20 GHz (GDDR5-effective) memory (reference is 1127/1216/7000 MHz) clocks.Read more
AMD could be restructuring once more
BSN reported an intersting story earlier that AMD might be preparing one more round of restructuring, a pretty significant one as well. The reorganization would be announced later this month. Sources claim the restructuring is supposed to be an extension of June's reorganization and it's rumored that the number of job cuts will not be as massive as AMD's earlier.Read more
MSI GeForce GTX 970 Gaming LE
MSI will release a GeForce GTX 970 Gaming LE. LE as in LITE edition, the card is pretty identical to the GTX 970 Gaming OC, but has slightly lower frequencies with a 1076 MHz core, 1216 MHz GPU Boost in OC mode. With a software application you can switch frequencies a bit, but nobody does that.Read more
Steam's Weekly Top Sellers October 6th 2014
These are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:
1.Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
2.Valve Complete Pack
3.Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
4.Life is Feudal
5.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
6.Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
7.Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition
9.Starpoint Gemini 2
10.Payday 2 Hotline Miami DLC
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Screenshots
Projekt RED has released four new screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, showcasing some new outfits and never before seen locations. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is planned for a February 2015 release.Read more
DirectX 12 Available with Windows 10
Microsoft posted on their blog that they will be shipping DirectX 12 with Windows 10. While Microsoft first announced DirectX 12 several months ago, this is the first time the company has stated publicly it will be a part of the final Windows 10 launch, which is scheduled to happen sometime in mid to late 2015. Microsoft says:Read more
Update your QNAP NAS Server
If you have not done so and got one, please update your QNAP NAS server with A) the latest firmware, and then B) Patch it with QFix 1.0.1, most if not all QNAP servers are vunerable to the GNU Bash Vulnerability. The Qfix 1.0.1 patch addresses the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7186, and CVE-2014-7187), also known as "Shellshock," that can allow attackers to gain remote control over UNIX/Linux-based systems.Read more
Review: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming OC
We review that all new MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming OC edition graphics card (GTX980GAMING4G). Armed with some more performance this model comes with that new TwinFrozr V cooler. The GM204-400 chip is plastered onto a custom PCB. The card comes factory clocked faster as as well at a 1216 MHz base /1317 MHz boost clock frequency. The card has 4 GB graphics memory, is energy efficient and factory overclocked for you. You will be surprised by how this card looks, how silent it is, how well it performs and how much it can be overclocked.
Read the full review right here.
QNAP Releases High-Performance TS-x31 Home NAS Series
NAP Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the TS-x31 series Turbo NAS for SOHO and Home users. Powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, it provides a high-performance yet economical solution for file storage, sharing, and data backup coupled with the easy-to-use cloud-based note-taking application and a wide range of multimedia functions.Read more
Aerocool Xpredator Cube PC Chassis
Aerocool introduces new Cube models from the Xpredator family. The Xpredator series has been very popular all over the world thanks to its outstanding futuristic concept design and a very broad set of useful features. Aerocool takes it to the next level and unleashes the new Xpredator Cubes, which inherit the successful design from the big models and come with many additional features. The Cubes are available as of today in the colors red, black, orange and white.Read more
Dell to release U2715H Monitor with Ultra-Thin Bezel
Dell is working to release a new 27" monitor with an Ultra-Thin Bezel, the monitor sits in their UltraSharp range and comes with a WHQD AH-IPS panel. The U2715H looks like it will be a replacement for the U2713HM, as opposed to replacing the U2713H screen.Read more
Download Windows 10 Technical Preview
Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Technical Preview and you can download and try it out. The build number for this release of the OS is 9841 (despite the fact that later builds are currently floating around inside the walls of Microsoft).Read more
GeForce GTX 980 2 and 3-way SLI review
In today's review we test GeForce GTX 980 in a 2-way and 3-way SLI. We'll FLIR them, Overclock them, look at Ultra HD performance as well as a micro stuttering analysis with the help of FCAT. Will two GeForce GTX 980 cards make a lot more sense over the GeForce GTX 970 in SLI ? Join us in this review where we'll once again look at everything.
You can read the article right here.