Archive for Feburary 2015

Battlefield Hardline EA Access - Gameplay Trailer

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Be the first to get a piece of the action in Battlefield Hardline, the complete first person shooter experience built on strategy, speed and story through EA Access only on Xbox One. EA Access gives you 10 hours of game time up to 5 days before launch, starting March 12. Play all of multiplayer and the prologue and first episode of the exciting new single player campaign inspired by TV crime drama. All your progress carries over. 

Intel Atom naming scheme gets x3, x5 and x7 suffixes

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And that's of course to simplify things a bit. You will notice the Atom x3 line for the lower-end market, then the Atom x5 for the top-of-the-line models with the best features and performance are part of the Atom x7 system.

BitFenix AEGIS Micro-ATX Chassis

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With a nice rounded shield inspired front utilising a larger ICON display that is used on the BitFenix Pandora, the design is sleek and packed with features.

Fractal Design Offers Venturi Series Fans

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Venturi fans are ideal for high pressure or high airflow usage scenarios featuring detailed engineered elements that contribute to a low-noise yet a maximum performing solid fan.

MSI AP16 Flex All-in-one Desktop

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MSI is excited to announce the release of an all-new All-in-One PC, suitable for both commercial industries and home entertainment usage: the MSI AP16 Flex. The MSI AP16 Flex is world's first convertible 10-point touch controlled All-in-One PC that can be used in a stand mode, hanging mode or flat mode.

USB 3.1 SuperSpeed+ Review

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We review USB 3.1 today alongside a RAID0 SSD based storage unit that is USB 3.1 compatible. With USB 3.0 performance is amazing at roughly 450 MB/s. With USB 3.1 we can reach speeds of an excess of 800 MB/s or even better over USB 3.1, and in this article we'll show you all the details involved, and some performance numbers as well of course.

Read the full review here.

Users report bricked Samsung 850 Pro after latest firmware update

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Reports have been coming in for a while not that people end up with dead Samsung 850 Pro SSDs. The problem seems to originate from a firmware update issued using samsung's Magician Software. Once users update the firmware to the latest build people run into black screens and an unrecognizable SSD in the BIOS. 

Intel Preps for 4K with Intel Iris Graphics 6100

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The Intel Iris Graphics 6100 (GT3) is an integrated Broadwell GPU revealed in Q1 2015.  The Broadwell-GT3 silicon, Iris 6100 will get 48 execution units, a 300 to 1100 MHz dynamic GPU core frequency, and an L4 eDRAM cache. 

Sid Meier's Starships Coming in March

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The official Twitter account of Civilization has revealed the release date for Sid Meier's Starships. Take command of a fleet of powerful starships in this adventure-driven strategy game from legendary designer Sid Meier.This new strategy game from Sid Meier will be released on March 12th on PC, Mac and iPad, and will be priced at $14.99. 

Thermaltake Riing 12 and 14 LED Radiator Fan Series

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Thermaltake introduces the new Riing 12 and 14 LED Radiator Fan Series, patented LED ring radiator fan fitted to enhance static pressure that produces impressive cooling performance with an optimized fan blade design. Hydraulic bearings for silent operation guarantee ultra-low noise. In addition, an anti-vibration mounting system strengthens the stability during operation. 

Tesoro Gungnir Black Optical Gaming Mouse

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Tesoro announces the Gungnir Black optical gaming mouse with customizable RGB illumination. The Gungnir Black is named for the spear Odin used in Norse mythology. Much like the mythological Gungnir, the Gungnir Black with a 3500 DPI optical sensor ensures smooth and controlled movements when targeting opponents in the heat of battle.

Samsung To Offer First 128-Gigabyte UFS for Smartphones

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Samsung announced today that it is now mass producing the industry's first 128-gigabyte (GB) ultra-fast embedded memory based on the much-anticipated Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard for next-generation flagship smartphones. The new embedded memory's UFS 2.0 interface is the most advanced JEDEC-compliant, next-generation flash memory storage specification in the world.

Download Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU)

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The handy DDU / Display Driver Uninstaller is now at update - Display Driver Uninstaller is a driver removal utility that can help you completely uninstall AMD/NVIDIA graphics card drivers and packages from your system, without leaving leftovers behind (including registry keys, folders and files, driver store). 


Unreal Engine 4.7 Renders Pretty Snazzy

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Check out some of the screenshots of foliage with Unreal Engine 4.7, beautiful rendering of leaves and foliage, HDR texture support, in-editor animation editing, along with hundreds of optimizations and improvements.

USB 3.1 review: 10 Gbps USB with the ASUS Z97-A

Memory (DDR4/DDR5) and Storage (SSD/NVMe) 353 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 17


We review a USB 3.1 motherboard from ASUS alongside RAID0 SSD based storage unit that is USB 3.1 compatible. Recently we have tested USB 3.0 SSDs from Samsung (the T1) and that performance was staggering at roughly 400 MB/s. With USB 3.1 now becoming available things change once again as we can reach speeds of an excess of 700 MB/s or better over USB 3.1, and in this article we'll show you all the details involved, and some performance numbers as well of course.

Battlefield Hardline Goes Gold

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Battlefield Hardline, the upcoming cops-and-robbers first-person shooter from Visceral Games, has "gone gold," meaning the studio has completed initial development on the project.

ASUS USB 3.1 Motherboards and Add-in cards

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ASUS announced the world's fastest and first complete line-up of SuperSpeed+ USB 3.1 solutions, including motherboards with built-in USB 3.1 and two ASUS USB 3.1 Cards.