Archive for Feburary 2016

AMD Radeon Fury X2 Reference Air Cooled Spotted?

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Over the weekend a new story reached the web, the Radeon Fury X2 (dual-GPU FIJI) would have been spotted and was rumored to be an air-cooled product, photos even appeared. The speculation started as a VR demo kit photo has shown part of a videocard cooler inside a chassis.

Guru3D Rig of the Month - February 2016

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It is time for the February edition of the Guru3D Rig of the Month. This months build originates from Paris - France where 42 years old Triptyk has a build called .. “Hoth”.

Check out his rig right here.


HTC Vive VR kit to reach EU at pricy prices

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We already knew that the VR goggles from HTC would be expensive, here in the EU however that's going to be a notch more expensive. The HTC Vive in the Benelux will be released on April 5th at a price of 899 EURO.

Steam Weekly Top Ten February 19th 2016

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Alrighty, a new week. Here are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:

1.Fallout 4 Season Pass
2.Tom Clancy's The Division
3.XCOM 2
4.DARK SOULS III Deluxe Edition
5.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
6.Street Fighter V
7.Grand Theft Auto V
8.Cities: Skylines - Snowfall
9.XCOM 2

Shuttle Announces Skylake based DH110 4K Ultra HD Slim PC

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Equipped with the new LGA 1151 socket and Intel 110 chipset, the DH110 supports Intel 6th generation Core i3/i5/i7, Pentium, and Celeron 65W processors. It is designed to drive interactive commercial applications and support 4K/Ultra HD* video content. At the back panel of machine, provides HDMI and DisplayPort to support dual-screen displays. 

MLC SSDs just as reliable as SLC anno 2016 says Google

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If there is one party that makes use of a lot of NAND based storage, well .. it's Google in their data-centers of course. They published the results of a study on production lifecycle data, SSD reliability and guess what SSDs fail differently than HDDs.

Rumor: Nvidia Mobile Pascal-GPUs during Computex 2016 - not Desktop

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It's been topic for discussion for a while now. Personally I think we'll see some soft of announcement in April during the GTC, and later on a broad announcement in the Computex timeframe. Likely, and here's why the post starts with 'rumor' only the mobile parts will be announced and launched first, and not the desktop graphics card parts.

MSI launches B150M Gaming PRO

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MSI is announcing a new M-ATX GAMING motherboard, the B150M GAMING PRO. This new Micro-ATX motherboard is based on the Intel B150 chipset supporting 6th Gen Intel Core processors for LGA1151, and is designed for gamers looking for a small gaming PC while getting the best gaming features & performance.

Assassins Creed: Syndicate Patch 1.4

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Ubisoft has released a new update for Assassin's Creed: Syndicate. According to its changelog, this update packs fixed several render issues and improves overall performance and stability.

HITMAN Legacy Opening Cinematic

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The HITMAN Opening Cinematic bridges the 20-year gap between the end of the HITMAN Prologue and the Sanguine Fashion Show in Paris.

Epson Endeavor TD160E All-In-One Desktop PC

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How the market has changed, does anyone remember Epson printers? Well, it seems they adapted to the market as well and are releasing an All-In-One Desktop PC called ‘Endeavor TD160E’.

Acer Monitors takes first place in the USA

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Acer was the No. 1 ranking brand1 for LCD monitors in the US retail market for year 2015, according to global information company NPD.

Download AMD Radeon Software Crimson 16.2 driver

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You can now download the new AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers release 16.2 driver Version February 25th 2016. This driver is compatible with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. The new driver contain numerous bug fixes and improvements. Read all about it on the download pages.

Download here.

ASUS Settles FTC Charges on Router Security

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The FTC announced a settlement with ASUS on router security settings that left the personal data of 12,900 consumers’ publicly available. ASUS agreed to 20 years of periodic security audits along with fines of $16,000 per incident that could reach as much as $206 million in civil penalties.

The Division: 60FPS PC Gameplay Trailer

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Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Tom Clancy's The Division that showcases the gameplay benefits of the PC version like volumetric fog, realistic weather particles, dynamic global illumination, and real-time destruction. 

SD Association To Add Speed Class for 8K and Multi-File Video Recording

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The SD Association (SDA), a global ecosystem of companies setting industry-leading memory card standards, today launched its fastest speed class, Video Speed Class, which also delivers real-time multi-file recording for many applications and supports the highest video resolutions and qualities available today.

Xiaomi unveils their Mi5 flagship with three models

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Xiaomi took to the stage at Mobile World Conference and unveiled their Mi5 flagship Android device which will come in three versions: 32 GB/3 GB RAM, 64 GB/3 GB RAM and 128 GB/4 GB RAM for the Mi5 Pro.