Archive for September 2016

First GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Benchmarks Leak Online

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Somewhere in the Asia region somebody has a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti in his or her PC, and a working driver as well as it seems as some performance numbers have revealed itself on the web.

EK-XLC Predator 280 AIO CPU & GPU Liquid Cooling review

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EK has released three new models in the Predator range, this round with a 280mm Predator series liquid cooler as well. We will test that Predator 280 on a Core i7 4790K processor and will add a GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming X from MSI as well to the all-in-one liquid cooling loop. The end result is awesome as, even overclocked, our graphics card would not even pass 45 Degrees C. The nice thick radiator, proper tubing and an excellent water-block that is pre-filled and fitted is downright terrific.

MSI announces BIOS updates to bring Kaby Lake support to mobos

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MSI is pleased to announce that all current MSI 100 series chipset motherboards fully support the next generation LGA 1151 socket processors. The BIOS updates are now made available for download via the official MSI website. 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti now rumored to be released at CES 2017

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A new rumor surfaced on the product that will sit inbetween the GeForce GTX 1080 and Titan X (Pascal), the 1080 Ti surfaces again. Word right now is that the card will be released in the CES timeframe (1st week of January 2017).

New Alphacool Nvidia GTX 1080 and 1070 WaterBlocks

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Alphacool brings two new (affordable) cooler blocks for the currently most common graphics cards which currently rocking the market. The Nvidia GTX 1070 and 1080.

GALAX Releases GeForce GTX 1060 6GB EXOC White Edition

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What is it with the all white editions  lately ? Galax is to offer a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB EXOC in an all White Edition. The cooler and fans will be white, the PCB however remains black ?!

ADATA releases XPG SX8000 PCIe Gen3x4 M2 SSD

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ADATA intros the XPG SX8000 SSD. Based on an M2 form factor it has been fitted with 3D MLC NAND Flash paired with a SMI 2260 controller. The NVMe 1.2 SX8000 specced SSD can reach 2.4GB/s read and 1GB/s write, with 100K/140K IOPS. 

ID-COOLING Releases ICEKIMO 240W Pure White Water Cooler

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A while ago they released the first white colored water cooler with a 120mm radiator ICEKIMO 120W, ID-COOLING today releases the 240mm version: ICEKIMO 240W. And you have to admit, Icekimo, original name.

CAT5 and CAT6 Network Cables Will Support 5 Gbps Ethernet

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The Nbase-t alliance passed two new IEEE approved standards, the new IEEE 802.3bz is going to support 2.5 and 5 Gigabit Ethernet speeds over the large installed base of twisted pair copper cabling. That means your current CAT5 or CAT6 LAN cable is going to be able to pass 5x more data compared to your 1 Gbit/s jack.

HP Caves in on Printer Ink Discussion - Will Adjust Software

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A few days ago we reported that HP implemented firmware on their printers that will reject non-HP ink cartridges - it was a deliberately move to make sure that consumers purchase HP ink and as HP stated, a move that would not be fixed. The company that charges 30 euro for 50 milliliter ink changed it's mind after huge global criticism.

Destiny 2 is coming to the PC

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An industry insider revealed that the game is coming to the PC, and revealed some new information about it. According to shinobi602, Destiny 2 is coming to the PC and will feel like a completely new game.

Quantum Break PC requirements

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Remedy has revealed the official PC requirements for the Steam version of Quantum Break. According to them, the Steam version of Quantum Break will only support DX11. 

MSI releases Codex Game PC

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The Codex (related to airflow) concept for PC Gaming might not be new, but MSI is offering newly updated models. These custom PCs are heavily configurable and can be fitted with a 6th Gen skylake processor with DDR4 memory. 

MSI releases More Budget Friendly Single Fan GeForce GTX 1060 6G OC

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It is not to confuse with the Armor model, this GeForce GTX 1060 6G OC has a slightly overclocked core and a single fan based cooling solution. Size wise it could fit into a Micro ATX or even Mini ITX build. The new OC edition has a boost clock at 1759 MHz.

Sharkoon S25 Mid-tower Chassis

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Sharkoon expands their ATX Midi Tower lineup and introduces a minimalistic case series: The all-black S25 series is available in the traditional Window, Value and Standard versions, each offering various different features. 

SpaceX Reveals plan to send Men to Mars and Colonize

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SpaceX shared its plans to send mankind to Mars with the intent to colonize the planet. The company wants to sens its spaceship back and forth in a set frequency to supply that colony. According to Elon Musk the goal of humans is to be an interplanetary species. 

New Battlefield 1 Single-Player Trailer (Video)

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The Battlefield website has a new feature on "the single player of Battlefield 1". Battlefield 1 will be available from Oct 21st 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Nanoxia Launches Project-S Silver

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The base for the development of the Project S has been the known "NanoXia Project". The user friendly case combines high-grade steel for maximum stability, an aluminum front panel with RGB LED bar for the classic look and a top cover made of tempered glass to allow an unobstructed view on the interior of the case.