Archive for September 2018

ASUS ROG NVLink-Bridge Released (with RGB)

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With the release of GeForce RTX 2080 card, NVLINK was introduced. NVLINK is the replacement interconnect for SLI, and that means new NVLINK connectors you need to purchase. The 5 USD worth of components is turning into a profitable enterprise as NVIDIA is selling them for something like 79 bucks a pop.

83% of the routers contain severe security issues

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One of the weaker points in your Internet infrastructure are routers, let's face it unless you have automated firmware updates often you purchase a router, and then never update it again as you do not access the GUI. perhaps it's time to check if a new firmware is available as the majority of routers has some sort of vulnerability.

Star Citizen Alpha 3.3 is now available

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Cloud Imperium has released the highly 3.3 alpha version of Star Citizen to its Evocati Test Flight members. Back in August, Cloud Imperium claimed that it targets an October 10th release for Star Citizen Alpha 3.3 and from the looks of it the team will be able to meet this deadline. 

Intel 14nm Processor shortages continue until mid-2019 (+ Open letter Update)

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We've addressed this topic a number of times already, with the problems at 10nm, Intel is running out of fabrication space on 14nm, and they have a lot of processors and chipsets on that node. The fabrication shortage at 14nm means fewer processors fabricated, resulting in processors shortages on a global scale. And that drives up prices. 

MSI is working on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Lightning

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You know, considering what they already released, I honestly had doubts that MSI would be releasing a Lightning edition graphics card in the RTX 2080 (Ti) series? Guess what?

Far Cry 5 has just received a graphical upgrade with a HR Texture pack

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If you just fired up Far Cry 5, you will have noticed an extensive download, that's patch v1.11 and it adds access to enable a "HD Textures Pack" for the game. HD textures are always better for image quality if you have the VRAM to spare.

Intel Optane 905P with 1.5 TB Is Released (updated)

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Intel is now offering an update to the Optane 900P, the Optane 905P with 1.5TB storage. That makes three storage versions and one PCIe SSD with Intel logo Blue colored LEDs, the other a U2 model. 

ROTM: Guru3D Rig of the Month - September 2018

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The September 2018 edition of the Guru3D Rig of the month 2018 comes from Israel, meet Yuri, who is a purchasing manager, with a beautiful all red themed rig called horizon zero.

Check out his rig right here.


GALAX GeForce launches RTX 2080Ti HOF OC Lab Edition

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Following the brand new GeForce® RTX 2080 graphics card series, GALAX announces it launch of their flagship GeForce® RTX 2080Ti HOF OC Lab Edition, bringing the ultimate professional performance and quality to gamers.

D‑Link introduces new Wave 2 Unified Access Points

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D-Link announced two new unified access points to ensure reliable, high speed Wi-Fi connectivity – the Wireless AC2200 Wave 2 Unified Access Point (DWL-7620AP) and the Wireless AC1300 Wave 2 Unified Access Point with Smart Antenna (DWL-6620APS).

Razer Announces Nari Wireless Gaming Headset Family

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Razer announced the Razer Nari Ultimate wireless gaming headset with Razer HyperSense, featuring advanced haptics to deliver a deeper immersive experience for gaming, movies and music. Razer HyperSense features haptics by Lofelt.

ENERMAX launches its second generation of Liqtech TR4 coolers

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We mentioned these before, but now available are the new all-in-one Liqtech TR4 CPU water cooler for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. The second generation of Liqtech TR4 has been updated with an addressable RGB water block that allows synchronization with supported motherboards.

Researchers find uefi rootkit that is actively being abused

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ESET researchers have shown that the Sednit operators used different components of the LoJax malware to target a few government organizations in the Balkans as well as in Central and Eastern Europe. The thing about this virus is, it is a rootkit that houses itself un the EUFI BIOS. meaning even swapping SSDs or Installing  Fresh Windows would make it return.

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Gameplay

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Here are the first 24 minutes of Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, a standalone adventure game set in the world of The Witcher that makes use of the Gwent engine for its combat encounters. The game is currently planned for an October 23rd release.

Download: NVIDIA GeForce 411.70 WHQL driver

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You can now grab the latest NVIDIA GeForce 411.70 WHQL driver. The drivers have optimizations for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Forza Horizon 4, and FIFA 19. This driver also add support for GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards.


AMD Arcturus Could Be The Codename Succeeding Navi?

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There is always something new in technology land, in that respect, it certainly does not disappoint. While the Navi is still a lightyear away, the successor to it might be Arcturus. Arcturus is a large red star and the brightest of the constellation of Boötes.

Intel releases Z390 on October 8th, 8-core CPUs two weeks later

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Rumors have filled the web the for weeks now, there are no seems to be a solid release date though: Z390 motherboards will be unveiled on October 8th as well as their availability. The new rumored Coffee Lake processors, however, would be released two weeks later.

ASUS ROG Launches Limited Edition Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Products

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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), announced a collaboration with Activision and Intel to produce a range of limited edition Call of Duty : Black Ops 4 products in advance of the upcoming release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PC.

DiRT Rally 2.0 Announced

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Codemasters has announced Dirt Rally 2.0, the successor to its first game in the series, for a February 26 2019 release in a first-look trailer. DiRT Rally 2.0 will take you to six rally locations around the world whe DiRT Rally 2.0 will release worldwide on PS4, Xbox One and PC on Tuesday 26 February offering gamers the most authentic rally and rallycross experience available in gaming.