Star Wars Filmset Footage.... well ...
There may be some #EpisodeVII filming in Germany if this airport footage is any indication. Oh the force is strong with this one, check it out. Done FANTATSIC. A must see !
Crytek Halted Working On Homefront: The Revolution
After the many bankruptcy rumors now there are reports that Crytek's UK studio has stopped working on Homefront: The Revolution as its employees have not been paid yet. New developments point to more trouble ahead. Over the past two days, Journalists have spoken with four people connected to Crytek's UK studio, which is currently developing Homefront: The Revolution.Read more
Review: HIS Radeon R9-280 IceQ X2 OC
We review the new Radeon R9-280 IceQ X2 OC HIS. Yep R9 -280 You read that right, anyone remember the Radeon HD 7950 ? Armed with a customized PCB and their top model IceQ coolers; they factory overclocked the product and will try to get you as much value for money as they can. Follow us into this review where we'll look at temperatures, noise, performance, Frame latency and we'll even give Ultra High Definition gaming a go with the latest game titles on the globe.
Read the full review right here.
Deepcool Maelstrom Series AIO Liquid Coolers
DEEPCOOL, one of the leading manufacturers of computer cooling devices, has launched its high performance liquid CPU cooler under its sub-brand - GAMER STORM. DEEPCOOL is a company that built with vision of providing best thermal solutions for worldwide customers by constantly seeking for innovative breakthroughs.Read more
HP fanless Chromebox actually has a fan
Haha, Hilarious. Ehm, Fanlesstech discovered that the HP fanless Chromebox actually has a fan.HP's Chromebox is being marketed as fanless when it's really not. Yep, a blatant lie. We didn't cover it previously since, obviously, a 17W CPU can't be cooled passively in such a small chassis, but Lon Seidman just played with it and confirms the fan's noise.Read more
Eurocom Shark 3 Notebook
The EUROCOM Shark 3 is perfect for new or current post-secondary students to build a comprehensive portfolio of work to take with them as they start their chosen career. It's small, lightweight but has maximum power, proving that size doesn't matter. The base model of the Shark 3 is equipped with Intel's 4th generation i7 processor but can be upgraded to the Extreme i7-4940MX. With up to 24 GB of RAM and a maximum of 6 TB of storage over two HDD/SSD (SATA3), one mSATA (SATA3) and another optional HDD/SSD, via the ODD bay, and configurable at RAID 0/1.Read more
Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet based on Tegra K1-soc
It is getting more certain with each day that passes that Nvidia is about to release a Shield Tablet and it will be based on the new Tegra K1-soc. If you look at the website from the Global Certification Forum, there is an entry that has just been approved and that device is listed as the Shield Tablet. The Shield Tablet also was mentioned in Nvidia's own TegraZone website for a brief moment.Read more
ECS LIVA Windows-Based Mini PC Kit
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is pleased to introduce LIVA, the world's smallest Windows-based mini PC kit. Offering all the features of much larger PCs, plus Windows 8.1 support, the LIVA Mini PC is a complete solution for modern digital living, general computing, casual gaming and basic applications.Read more
Scythe Mugen MAX CPU Cooler
Scythe innovated the cooling market with its first Mugen CPU cooler in the past. The cooling-expert is introducing the new Mugen MAX, aiming for users seeking maximum performance for their PC system. Mugen Max has received various optimizations, such as the re-designed heatsink for increased performance and the shifted base-plate for improved compatibility to memory modules.Read more
F@H Starts New Vision Projects
F@H has launched new projects to understand the dynamics of Rhodopsin (Details). Rhodopsin is the protein responsible for light detection in the eye. Once light is detected, it triggers a signal cascade which eventually leads to electrical stimulation which we perceive as an image. These projects will set a baseline for understanding the negative impacts of Rhodopsin mutations and may potentially yield an insight into therapeutic strategies for restoring/preventing vision loss.
If you would like to help the scientists out and take part in this noble cause, you can join our Guru3D team! Our team number is 69411 and here are two ways to contribute from your system:
- The Chrome Folding App (Details): It is a simple app that runs in your Chrome browser across Windows, Linux and OSX. It is best suited for those that would like to contribute anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours.
- The V7 Application (Details): It has an intuitive interface and runs on Windows, Linux and OSX. It is best suited for those who would like to contribute for several hours to days.
For further questions or support, feel free to ask in our F@H forum.
Mystery NVIDIA graphics card spy photo's surface
Though not the most trustworthy source on the web, Chinese my drivers has posted a series of spy photo's (some blurred with a mosaic) showing what could be a new Flagship Nvidia graphics card. The sample obviously is an engineering product and shows codename 1421 with a A1 stepping build in 2014 week 21 (19-25 May). The card seems to be holding 2x8 memory chips carrying 8 or 16GB of graphics memory, eight ICs on each side of the PCB.Read more
MSI Nightblade Z97 mini-ITX Nightblade series
MSI completes its popular Nightblade mini-ITX Gaming barebone series with the MSI Nightblade Z97. As the name suggest, the Nightblade Z97 implements the latest MSI Z97I GAMING motherboard. This means that the Nightblade Z97 comes with Audio Boost 2, providing the latest technology in high-quality audio for gamers.Read more
OCZ Vector 150 SSDs Now Feature on OriginPC Gaming Desktops
OCZ Storage Solutions announced today that its flagship Vector 150 Series is now a qualified storage option for custom-built gaming desktops and laptops developed by ORIGIN PC for gaming enthusiasts. As a unique group of users, PC gamers require an increasingly higher level of performance to tackle the latest and greatest gaming titles in real-time, and the OCZ Vector 150 Series is proven to increase fluidity of game-play as well as overall system responsiveness.Read more
Intel Pentium G3258 Processor Review
We review and overclock the Pentium 20th Anniversary Series G3258 Processor, also dubbed Pentium-K. The Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition / G3258 processor features an unlocked multiplier and will be all about nostalgia on a modern CPU socket with tremendous OC potential. That's right, you can seat this Pentium processor into Socket LGA1150 and then have some great fun. We actually managed to overclock this 3200 MHz processor, towards 4800 MHz!
Read the full review right here and observe how we add 1600 MHz extra (4.8 GHz) on the processor.
Corsair and compLexity Gaming Team Up to Promote eSports
Corsair today announced a partnership with eSports organization compLexity Gaming. The two brands will work together to promote the world of eSports to the masses. The compLexity Gaming team will use their extensive competitive gaming and eSports experience to help shape Corsair’s award-winning line of gaming peripherals.Read more
Aerocool DS 200 Midi Tower PC Chassis
Aerocool introduces a new midi tower from its award-winning Dead Silence series. New DS 200 chassis has been fitted with a variety of refinement and features, making it an outstanding product in the market. Aerocool equipped both of the side-panels of the DS 200 with special insulation mats to reduce the noise coming from the inside of the PC. Additionally, one fan controller has been integrated and thicker 0,8 mm SECC material has been used for the whole structure.Read more
QNAP Adds Fanless NAS to lineup the HS-251
QNAP announced the release of its Silent NAS series addition, the HS-251, designed for the living room with powerful hardware, a wide range of multimedia applications, real-time and offline Full HD video transcoding, and HDMI connectivity for local playback. Housed within a stylish & compact set-top box design without a fan inside, the silent HS-251 is the perfect choice for those looking for the perfect living room NAS, as well as a Home Theater PC/NAS combo.Read more
Windows 'Threshold Microsoft's plan to win over Windows 7 users
Over at ZDnet Mary Jo wrote an intersting article on Microsoft's main goals with 'Threshold,' the next major version of Windows, is to win over Windows 7 hold-outs. According her this update arrive around Spring 2015. One of the main goals of this new release, which may or may not be called Windows 9, will be to bring Windows 7 users back to the fold.Read more