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Gigabyte GTX 1060 Aorus Image Shows Triple Fan Design, Black Shroud With Orange Accents

24 Mar

If you thought that the AORUS Extreme Edition  was the only GPU that was going to come out then let me tell you that you were wrong in thinking so. Here we have the Gigabyte GTX 1060 Aorus that is a great looking GPU that goes in with the Gigabyte theme. The GPU has an […]

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MSI GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X Revealed

24 Mar

We heard MSI would be launching a custom GTX 1080 Ti and we finally have the announcement. Much to our surprise the MSI GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X has 3 operating modes which you can switch between depending on what you prefer. The different modes include OC mode, gaming mode and silent mode. In OC […]

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AMD Ryzen 5 Sales Embargo Violated, Already Being Sold In Stores 3 Weeks Ahead Of Launch

23 Mar

AMD Ryzen 5 is the next series of CPUs coming out after the AMD Ryzen 7 series. Although we heard that the CPU would be coming out on the 11th of April it seems that the embargo has been violated and the CPUs are being sold at some retailers. Fans are already getting their hands […]

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Corsair Vengence DDR4 RAM Now Features RGB Lighting

22 Mar

Corsair Vengence DDR4 RAM is one of the go to products when it comes to memory kits and although there hasn’t been much innovation in this field, there has been the introduction of RGB.  Corsair Vengence DDR4 RAM now comes with RGB lighting. RGB functionality has been a huge hype of 2016 and that has also made […]

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Manli GTX 1080 Ti Reference Design Announced

22 Mar

The GTX 1080 Ti is an enthusiast GPU that gives you the best performance that money can buy. While there are those who are waiting for the custom versions to come out, you will have to wait a bit longer. We on the other hand have a reference design model that has been announced by […]

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AMD Zen-based 4 Core, 8 Thread Raven Ridge APU Benchmarks Leaked

22 Mar

We recently talked about the Raven Ridge APU that will be coming out for the mobile platform later this year and for desktop in 2018. It seems that Raven Ridge APU  related benchmarks have been leaked by a Chinese CPU maker that is hoping to enter the market some time soon. The interesting thing is that […]

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7 AMD Vega GPU IDs Found In The Latest Linux Drivers, 7 Polaris 12 GPU IDs Also Found

22 Mar

With each passing day the launch of AMD Vega comes closer and closer. As users are excited about the upcoming next gen GPU from AMD, it seems that the company is hard at work preparing for the launch of the new Vega cards. 7 AMD Vega GPU IDs have been found in the latest release […]

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Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti Overclocked To 3 GHz Using Liquid Nitrogen

21 Mar

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti just came out recently and there are people that are waiting for the custom versions of the GPU. The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is an enthusiast GPU for people that like living on the bleeding edge and want to play games at 4K. We have seen the performance of the GPU […]

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Mass Effect Andromeda Nvidia Game Ready Driver 378.92 Now Live

20 Mar

Mass Effect Andromeda will be coming out on the 21st of March in America and later on in Europe on the 23rd of March. If you have played the preview and are not satisfied with the experience then the Nvidia Game Ready Driver 378.92 should provide a small boost. Nvidia Game Ready Driver 378.92 provides optimization […]

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Zen Based 16 Core/32 Thread AMD Ryzen CPU In The Works?

20 Mar

When it comes to AMD Ryzen CPUs, AMD already has the upper hand when it comes to price and core count. We heard that Intel could be introducing a consumer-friendly Skylake-X CPU in order to counter this new emerging threat but AMD could have something in the works already. Rumors claim that AMD could be working […]

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Nier Automata PC Tweaks Guide, How To Get That 60 FPS Sweet Spot

18 Mar

Nier Automata just came out on PC and if you are having trouble running the game at 60 FPS at 1080op then you need not worry. We are going to help you get the performance you need out of your rig. You need to keep in mind that this is a console port so there […]

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AMD Radeon RX Vega Looks Good And Comes In Premium Packaging

18 Mar

In the last 24 hours we have seen some interesting leaks regarding the AMD Radeon RX Vega and now we are getting some new information. Yesterday we saw that the AMD Radeon RX Vega has a design which is new and although the geometry of the GPU may be the same there are some new design elements […]

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Nintendo plans to double Switch production to keep up with demand

17 Mar

Nintendo will double production of Switch units at the start of its fiscal year on April 1, per a new report.

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According to The Wall Street Journal (thanks, Gematsu), Nintendo’s initial plan was to produce 8 million Switch units starting this fiscal year; however, according to “people briefed on the plans,” the company has upped production to 16 million units.

This is due to strong demand for the console, which has sold out at many retailers since launch.

Nintendo has yet to release sales figures for Switch, but it’s known to have shifted 80,000 units during its launch weekend in the UK. In Japan, it moved 329,152 units its first three days on the market.

Over in North America during the same period, Nintendo said Switch sold more units than any other Nintendo console in its first two days on the market.

With the lack of concrete global sales figures, we turn to industry analyst firm Superdata which this week estimated Switch sales at 1.5 million units worldwide.

That figure includes 500,000 in the US, 360,000 in Japan, 85,000 purchased in the UK, and 100,000 in France.

Nintendo said previously it wanted to ship 2 million units of Switch before the end of its fiscal year on March 31.

The likelihood of it reaching said goal is high going by SuperData’s figures, and one person familiar with Switch told WSJ the current sales estimate is closer to 2.5 million units.

Hopefully, Nintendo will provide information on Switch’s March sales when it releases its year-end financial report on April 27.

Reports Claim AMD Ryzen Crashes With Specific Chain Of FMA3 Instructions

17 Mar

Whenever some new hardware comes out there is bound to be something wrong with it. It is no longer a surprise as we have seen this in the past as well. AMD Ryzen is no exception to this case. We have already learned that there is an issue with AMD Ryzen and the Windows 10 scheduler. This […]

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COLORFUL iGame GTX 1080 Ti Features An On Board LCD Display For Real Time Statistics

17 Mar

While there have been huge improvements in GPUs when it comes to performance and efficiency there is little innovation that we have seen when it comes to design. While there are companies that make small changes here in there, we see changes in fans and cooling. That is pretty much it. The COLORFUL iGame GTX 1080 […]

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Year 2 of the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League drops Xbox One to be PC exclusive

17 Mar

The competitive play side of Rainbow Six Siege will only take place on PC going forward.

The Rainbow Six Pro League, Rainbow Six Siege‘s eSports tournament –
which will soon start its second year, was divided into two tournaments during the first year.

The two divisions, one for PC and another for Xbox One, ran parallel to one another, sharing a prize purse worth $100,000. Ubisoft announced that this year, the tournament will take place exclusively on PC. The publisher said it’s doing this to “ensure a bigger and better development of the competition”.

Console players will still be able to participate in the Major Leagues.

This year will feature three seasons as well as a grand final. The top-placing teams at the end of each season will compete for the same $100,000 at the grand final. Year Two kicks off March 20 in North America, March 23 in Europe, and March 26 in Brazil.

See the link for more details about the competing teams, and where to watch the action. The finals will take place in Katowice, Poland on May 20-21.

PlayStation 3 production to end soon in Japan

17 Mar

It looks like we’re nearing end-of-life for the ol’ trusty PlayStation 3.

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Sony will cease manufacturing the PlayStation 3 in Japan soon.

Though the company has not made an official announcement, the store page for the 500GB model confirms that “shipments are scheduled to end soon” (via Gematsu). The 500GB model is currently the only PS3 model still in production.

This end date could be as soon as March, according to a Tweet from a Japanese retailer. When manufacturing ends in Japan, it usually means the West will soon follow.

Released in 2006, the PS3 will celebrate its 11th year on the market this November. At launch, Sony promised to support the console for ten years. The 500GB model mentioned above is the Super Slim, the console’s final revision which launched in 2012.

By comparison, Microsoft ceased manufacturing of the Xbox 360 in April last year. Maybe now is a good time to make sure your unit works, if you intend to keep it for some time.

Upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU Images Leaked

17 Mar

There is a lot of hype surrounding AMD Radeon RX Vega, especially ever since the official name has been confirmed at GDC 2017. Some people even go on to suggest that Nvidia has released the GTX 1080 Ti before Vega because of the competition that it has to offer but then again we have seen that […]

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Mass Effect Andromeda Pre-Release Xbox One FPS Test Shows Some Hiccups

16 Mar

Mass Effect Andromeda is one of the most anticipated games of 2017. There is a lot of hype surrounding the game and here we have the pre-release Mass Effect Andromeda Xbox One FPS test to give you an idea of how well the game runs on the console. We have noted that the FPS drop is […]

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AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs And Raven Ridge APUs Details, Launching In 2018

15 Mar

We learned recently that Summit Ridge will be followed by AMD Pinnacle Ridge. At that time there was not much that we knew about the CPUs but now we have more information regarding AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs and Raven Ridge APUs. AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs Launching In 2018 New information from a Chinese site indicates that AMD Pinnacle […]

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