Archive for April 2017


Acer 4K HDR H7850 and V7850 projectors and ProDesigner PE320QK 4K

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Loads of news from Acer today, they are adding two Ultra HD projectors to the lineup as well. Acer today announced a new series of 4K display products, including the new Acer H7850 and V7850 4K projectors for home cinema enthusiasts as well as the new Acer ProDesigner PE320QK 4K LED monitor for creative professionals. 


Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Notebook

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Available with 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch FHD IPS displays, the Predator Helios 300 line is powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i7 or i5 standard-voltage processors, overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or 1050Ti graphics, fast wireless connectivity and solid state drives.


ACER Predator X27 G-Sync HDR gaming monitor gets 4K at 144Hz

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Acer today announced two new 27-inch Predator gaming monitors. The Predator X27 supports NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR at 4K resolution while the Predator Z271UV sports an immersive 1800R curved panel and features Quantum Dot Technology.



Sharkoon Launches the B1 Stereo Headset

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Sharkoon has released  omething back to basics, a stereo headset with a focus on gamers. High quality 40 mm drivers win over not just computer gamers with its precise and powerfully specific audiophile sound. Optimum voice transmission is promised thanks to the pop filter microphone, which is also detachable.


Razer Launches Lancehead Wireless Gaming Mouse

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The Razer Lancehead features the revolutionary Adaptive Frequency Technology for tournament-grade wireless gaming performance and is also the first to showcase the next generation of hybrid on-board and cloud memory via the upcoming Razer Synapse Pro (Beta) 


Noctua Offers free mounting upgrade for upcoming Intel LGA2066 platform and Skylake-X CPUs

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Noctua today announced that it will continue its tradition of supplying customers with its premium-class SecuFirm2™ mounting kits for novel platforms free of charge.  While most current Noctua heatsinks support the new LGA2066 socket of Intel’s ‘Basin Falls’ X299 platform for ‘Skylake-X’ and ‘Kaby Lake-X’ CPUs out of the box, older models can be upgraded with the NM-I2011 or NM-i20xx kits at no additional cost.


ThermalTake Pacific V-GTX 1080Ti Founders Edition

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Thermaltake Pacific V-GTX 1080Ti Founders Edition Transparent is a full-cover water block for NVDIA Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, manufactured with CNC machined copper base, 0.5mm internal fin construction, and an aluminum alloy backplate.


Nvidia GP108-300 GPU Spotted - GeForce GT 1030

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NVIDIA is moving forward with a budged oriented GT 1030. The GPU that empowers it has now been spotted including a GPU die photo and AOTS results.



Guru3D Rig of the Month - April 2017

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The March edition of the Guru3D Rig of the April 2017 is here. The turn goes to Mike Norbert who built his own customized PC. The end-result is a nice looking rig of the month April 2017

Check out Mike's rig right here.


Intel Releases Model Numbers Xeon Gold and Platinum-processors

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Intel is to release 34 Xeon processors with the new naming schema, fourteen Platinum and Twenty Gold edition processors. These are server processors intended for the Skylake-SP platform. The biggest multi-core version gets 28 cores.


European Court Rules Against Piracy Enabled Media Players

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The EU Court of Justice ruled that media players that come pre-configured to stream pirated content are not legal in the European Union.  This case was started by a Dutch anti-piracy organization, which brought suit against Filmspeler.nl, a company in the Netherlands selling media players using Kodi and plug-ins which allowed quick and easy access to illegal streaming sites on the net.


Download Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4

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You can now download Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 drivers. The new update have an optimization for "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III,". The changelog is extensive with this one which you can read on the download page.

Download here.


Call of Duty: WWII reveal trailer

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Activision has officially revealed the next part in the Call of Duty series. Call of Duty: WWII will be released on November 3rd. Call of Duty: WWII follows a famous group of soldiers, the 1st Infantry Division, and its main focus will be Private 'Red' Daniels, a young recruit that landed on the beaches of Normandy, accompanied by his best friend, Robert Zussman. According to Sledgehammer Games, Call of Duty: WWII will not feature health regeneration, and will not offer players the ability to pick up ammo. What this basically means is that players will have to ask their squad to throw them a new magazine to use in case they run out of ammo. 
 


SteelSeries QcK Prism Dual-Surface RGB Illuminated Mousepad

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The QcK Prism is the world’s first dual-surface RGB illuminated mousepad, featuring a premium micro-textured cloth that adds friction for more deliberate movements and a hard polymer surface for a fast-paced glide.


Liqid Element PCIe SSD Does 7 GB/s and 1.24M IOPS

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Going from fast to fastest, Colorado based Liqid Element is offering a PCIe Add-In-Card SSD. It is intended for the enterprise market, but the values are staggering. How does a NVMe based SSD sound with 7.0 GB/s and 6.3 GB/sec writes ?


EK Releases New Monoblock for ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex

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EK is releasing a new monoblock for the ASUS ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX hardcore overclocking motherboard. The ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX motherboard means serious overclocking potential, so the EK-FB ASUS M9A Monoblock is up to the task of cooling that powerful VRM.


HGST Releases Ultrastar He12 12TB HDDs

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WD launched its HGST-branded Ultrastar He12 HDD. The Ultrastar He12 12TB hard drive is the next generation high capacity enterprise-class drive with HelioSeal technology.


Radeon RX Vega to Compete with GTX 1080 Ti and Titan Xp?

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In a Q and A session with AMD’s Don Woligroski shed a few words on Radeon RX Vega performance. The Vega card(s) are due to be released in Q2 and according to Don Woligroski would be competing with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and Titan Xp.


AOC releases AG322QCX WQHD 144Hz VA Monitor

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AOC is set to release its AG322QCX, a WQHD VA panel based monitor that has a 144Hz refresh rate from their AGON lineup of monitors. The new monitor comes with a 2560 x 1440 display resolution and sports a 1800R curve.


Zotac Releases 1060 and 1080 AMP Extreme +

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Zotac has added the GeForce GTX 1060 and 1080 AMP Extreme + towards the lineup. Obviously these are the new SKUs with faster clock graphics memory.


Nvidia Offers Three Games with GeForce GTX Bundle For Oculus

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Nvidia is releasing a new game-bundle, there's three games you get for free when you purchae your GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080, GTX 1070 or GTX 1060. However, there's a catch, the titles are VR games. So not only do you need to spend hardcore cash on your GPU, you need to have a €749,00 Oculus kit as well.


id Software discusses Ryzen (video)

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Hear from id Software’s CTO, Robert Duffy, on how DOOM runs on AMD Ryzen and what their plans and expectations are for the new CPU. The current idTech 6 works very well at taking advantage of multiple threads already.


Sniper Elite 4: Deathstorm Part 2 DLC Launch Trailer

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The second chapter in Deathstorm, a new mini-campaign for Sniper Elite 4 is available to purchase today on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, developer Rebellion Developments has announced. Additionally, the game’s Urban Assault Expansion Pack also arrives today, along with a huge free update that notably delivers a new map, competitive mode, and Survival mission. The second chapter in Deathstorm, titled Deathstorm Part 2: Infiltration, like the first chapter, Deathstorm Part 1: Inception, can be played with 1-2 players.
 


ASUS Launches Zen Aio ZN220ICUK-I57200U 21.5-Inch All-In-One Desktop PC

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ASUS has released the Zen Aio ZN220ICUK-I57200U 21.5-Inch All-In-One Desktop PC. This  desktop PC is built with a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD widescreen display, a 2.50GHz Intel Core i5-7200U dual-core processor and an Intel HD Graphics 620.


MSI Bundles Get Ghost Recon: Wildlands Deluxe Edition

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MSI allies with Ubisoft to bundle its renowned game -- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands. By purchasing a selected MSI X99/H270/Z270 gaming motherboard or gaming desktop, MSI grants you a FREE Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Deluxe Edition PC game key. 


FSP Releases Windale 4 and Windale 6 CPU Coolers

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FSP announces their Windale series of fan-cooled PC heatsinks. The Windale 6 (AC601) and Windale 4 (AC401) bring a combination of cooling performance with low noise and vibration to a range of Intel and AMD CPUs - including the newest Core i7 and Ryzen processors. 


Download: Nvidia GeForce 381.89 driver

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You can now download the latest Nvidia GeForce 381.89 driver. This driver provides the optimal gaming experience for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Batman: Arkham VR, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and Wilson's Heart.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega Still on Track for Q2 release

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On its facebook page (looks like the Polish one) AMD inadvertently shared a few words about Radeon RX Vega. When a user asked When will Vega be ready? 



MSI Bundles Optane SSD with Selected Series 200 Motherboards

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MSI is proud to announce the availability for its latest Arsenal Gaming models, the Z270 Tomahawk Opt Boost B250M Bazooka Ops Boost and latest Pro Series model B250M Pro Opt Boost. These new models feature a 16GB Intel Optane Memory model pre-installed.


Review: Team Group T-FORCE CARDEA M.2 NVMe SSD

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We review the new Group T-FORCE CARDEA M.2 480GB NVMe SSD. This slice of M.2 NAND is fast and even has been fitted with a large heatsink. Will Team Group be able to deliver a unit that manages to impress?

Read the full review here.
 

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AOC Teams up with F.A. Porsche for PDS monitor series

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AOC widens the range of its displays with two new special models. Collaborated with the world-famous design house Studio F. A. Porsche, the 24″ AOC PDS241 and 27″ AOC PDS271 redefine what one can expect from a monitor. 


Outlast 2 Screenshots

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Canada-based developer Red Barrels has released a new batch of nerve-racking Outlast 2 screenshots. Ahead of its retail and digital release tomorrow on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.