Archive for December 2014

Gigabyte pushing it a motherboard revision too far ?

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In the past week or so there has been some chatter on the web with some interesting discoveries in regards to Gigabyte budget and entry level motherboards. As you guys probably know once Gigabyte releases a motherboard, often it’s common to find a new revision weeks or a few months later.

Guru3D Contest 2014 Week - Eight days of competitions !

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It's Christmas week 2014 and that traditionally means we start-up contests here at This year we have eight competititions running up-to December 31st 2014 with some awesome prizes. We continue our Christmas festivities on day five and we are going mad yo !

In this round we give away three Gigabyte FORCE H3X gaming headsetsThe one-of-a-kind hexagonally-shaped circumaural headphone completely encloses the ear as opposed to sitting on it, bringing terrific comfort while allowing gamers to concentrate on the combat uninterrupted from any outside noises. The memory foam ear cushion wrapped by the breathable leather adds extended comfort needed for wearing long hours over prolonged gaming sessions.!

We have some great stuff for you to get a chance to win thanks to our partners: MSI, AMD, G.Skill, Corsair, Noctua, Gigabyte and OCZ Storage solutions. Today we start the first of eight (you heard that right my man!) competitions.

The contests below are currently closed.

  1. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win an 8GB AMD Radeon R9 290X
  2. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a MSI Z97 GAMING 5 motherboard or Far Cry
  3. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a GSKILL 16GB TridentX 2400 MHz DDR3 kit
  4. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a Noctua NH-D15 CPU cooler
  5. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a Corsair Gaming kit worth 300 EURO
  6. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a OCZ Storage Solutions ARC 240GB SSD
  7. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a GSKILL 16GB Ripjaws DDR4 3000 MHz kit
  8. Guru3D Contest 2014 - Win a Gigabyte FORCE H3X gaming headset

We wish you happy 2015  !

BenQ SW2401PT Professional Photography Monitor

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BenQ’s is releasing a monitor series that combines a selection of high-end features for incredibly reliable colour accuracy, fidelity consistency, and seamless compatibility with today’s DSLR cameras. Designed to facilitate the way photographers work with colour, the SW2401PT also enables easy hardware calibration, 14-bit 3D LUT, Delta E < 2 calibration in Adobe RGB and sRGB modes, a Black-and-White mode, and more.

Nvidia’s Network Breached - 500 employees affected

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Well reportedly that is .. Following “unauthorized access” to its computer network, Santa Clara, Calif.-based technology firm Nvidia is asking employees to change the usernames and passwords of their company accounts. The incident took place during the first week of December and affected an undisclosed number of employee usernames and passwords.

Panasonic Limited-Edition Toughpad Comic Book Series

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Panasonic today released issue two of "Unbreakable Valor," a limited-edition comic book series featuring Panasonic Toughpad rugged tablets. The series follows the adventures of the League of Valor, an organization of superpowered heroes who rely on Panasonic enterprise technology solutions, and their IT specialist Kevin Massing. The second issue of the four-part series is available today

Samsung updates ATIV Book 9 line

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Samsung unveiled its new ultraportable laptop, the ATIV Book 9. As the latest addition to the ATIV Book 9 line, this stunning, all-aluminum PC offers an unparalleled WQXGA display, as well as improved connectivity and mobility for today's always-on consumer. The ATIV Book 9 will be on display at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Samsung's booth, 11906 in Central Hall, from January 6-9, 2015.

Ozone Gaming Blast OceloteWorld Headset

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Ozone Gaming announces the Blast OceloteWorld gaming headset. Ozone's team and Ocelote have worked for more than one year to develop this 7.1 surround sound headset, bringing new concepts regarding ergonomics, comfort and audio performance. Blast Oceloteworld has been designed to meet the needs of the most demanding gamers.


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XOTIC PC has served the needs of gamers, designers and business owners since 1999 with custom built laptop and desktop PC's. Engineered for maximum performance, XOTIC PC strives to provide their customers with the ultimate blend of top quality components and outstanding performance. XOTIC PC is very excited to announce a new desktop to its family of custom built gaming solutions; the ELYSIUM.

Steam hits 8 million simultaneous users (again)

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While PSN and Xbox had a rather rough time keeping on-line, Valve's Steam did a bit better. Valve's digital platform has managed to hit a new record for concurrent users. Steam had over 8 million Steam users online simultaneously.

MSI reaches DDR4 frequency of 4032MHz

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Loose timings though! but still, Running at an amazing 4032 MHz clock speed, the mighty X99S SLI PLUS remained fully stable and was even able to perform everyday tasks while setting this giant milestone at the 4032 MHz clock speed. 

Windows 10 Coming With A New Web Browser?

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It is rumored that Windows 10 will ship with a new web browser codenamed "Spartan.", according to sources. But IE isn't going completely away. It turns out that what's actually happening is Microsoft is building a new browser, codenamed Spartan, which is not IE 12 -- at least according to a couple of sources. 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Launches January 22nd 2015

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Or at least that is the semi-finalized launch date. This means the card will not be released during the CES time-frame. January 22nd 2015 seems to be the date and that fits the reports we have mentioned earlier on. 

Philips 275C5QHAW Has Bluetooth Connectivity

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Philips released a new 27-inch IPS display that not only has great visuals in the glossy-white Moda design, but it has sound from integrated 7-watt speakers which are combined with Bluetooth connectivity, to stream music and audio in general.

Steam Weekly Top Sellers December 29th 2014

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Alright, one more before the year ends. Here are the  top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:

1.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
2.Far Cry 4
3.Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
4.The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
5.South Park: The Stick of Truth
7.Arma III
8.Garry's Mod
10.Lords of the Fallen