Netgear GM1000 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

NETGEAR CM1000 – First DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem Ready To Pre-Order

Multi-gigabit Internet speeds might not be that far off thanks to the DOCSIS 3.1 specification that supports more than 10 gigabits per second downstream and 1 Gbps upstream using 4096 quadrature amplitude modulation. DOCSIS 3.0 was standardized in 2006 and tops out at around 1.2 Gbps down and 220 Mbps up.  This makes the DOCSIS 3.1 …more

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AMD Crimson ReLive Edition

AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Drivers Coming

It appears that WCCFTech has leaked all the details on AMD’s upcoming annual major software update for their graphics card drivers. The AMD Radeon Technologies Group released Catalyst Omega in 2014 and followed that up with Radeon Software Crimson Edition in 2015. The new update for this year apparently is called Crimson ReLive and will …more

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AMD Disabled Async-Compute On Older GCN 1.0 Video Cards?

AMD allegedly disabled asynchronous-compute technology support on older generations of Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture according to claims over on Reddit. It appears AMD disabled Async Compute on GCN 1.0 hardware (Southern Islands based GPUs going back to the Radeon HD 7000 series) starting with Crimson 16.9.2 drivers. With the newer drivers on one of these …more

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crackdown_3

Crackdown 3 in 4K on Project Scorpio and Windows 10 PC

Before E3 2016, the developers of Crackdown 3 released unfortunate news.  At concurrent time, Microsoft announced Crackdown 3 would be a Play Anywhere title but would be delayed for the following year.  Microsoft Studios general manager Shannon Loftis claimed all was well with the development.  Loftis report to Game Informer, “To be honest, because we …more

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is Rumored to Release in a Few Months

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 arrived in late 2015 and was overdue for an upgrade.  News has it there will be a new Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is rumored to releasing in a few months in spring of 2017. The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will feature Intel’s latest seventh generation Kaby Lake processor.  It is …more

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Core i7-7700K Max Overclock

More Intel Core i7-7700K Processor Reviews Posted Online

It looks like no one feels threatened by Intel embargoes these days as both Hexus and Bit-Tech have posted up reviews on the Intel Core i7-7700K. Both sites posting up reviews on the same day isn’t too surprising as the owner of Hexus bought his long time UK rival Bit-Tech from Dennis Publishing back in …more

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LG Electronics

LG’s HDR TVs Will Soon Be Rid of Their Gaming Lag

We tend to crave performance as gamers. One thing that aids in performance (in terms of hardware) would be anything that would help with our reaction time. With HDR (High Dynamic Range) TVs we see that we are given TVs that deliver crisp and vibrant colors. Unfortunately, along with this technology, we have TVs like …more

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VR Funhouse

NVIDIA GeForce 376.19 WHQL Video Card Driver Released

Last week Oculus Touch came out with over 50 made-for-VR launch titles and today we just learned that NVIDIA has released GeForce Game Ready 376.19 WHQL Drivers that are optimized for those game titles. NVIDIA has added gaming support for Oculus Touch, the Rift’s new motion controls. Other than the VR changes only three Windows …more

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AMD Radeon RX 490 Benchmark

AMD Radeon RX 490 Video Card Benchmark Numbers Already?

Have the very first AMD Radeon RX 490 video card benchmark numbers have bad it online? It appears that WCCFTech has found what they believe to be Radeon RX 490 benchmark results for Ashes of the Singularity in an online database. The result in question shows up as 687F:C1 and that isn’t a known GPU Device-ID …more

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Intel NUC NUC6ACAYH and NUC NUC6CAYS Features

Intel Apollo Lake NUC Specifications Published To Reveal 10 Watt CPU

The Intel Apollo Lake NUC series appears to be really close to launching as Intel has published official product pages for the NUC6CAYH and a NUC6CAYS models. These are going to be low-cost NUC mini-PCs that are aimed any entry-level tasks. The Intel NUC Kit NUC6CAYH comes without memory and the operating system whereas the Intel NUC …more

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Samsung PM971 512GB BGA NVMe SSD

Samsung SSD 850 PRO 4TB Coming At CES 2017

The Samsung SSD 850 PRO was launched back in the summer of 2014 and was the first consumer SSD with 3D NAND Flash memory. Samsung has since shipped millions of SSD 850 drives and it has become likely the most sold SSD series ever. A recent announcement shows that Samsung has won 35 CES 2017 …more

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AMD Ryzen

AMD Ryzen CPU Coming Soon? New Trademark Hints AMD Rises From The Dead

AMD’s next generation Zen processors are the most highly anticipated CPU launch in over a decade for the company and every single day it feels like more details are leaking out. Pretty soon we’ll know the truth about them as on December 13th the AMD New Horizon Event is taking place and rumor as it all the details …more

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WD My Passport 2016

WD My Passport and My Book Get Longer 3-Year Limited Warranties

Two months ago WD unveiled redesigned lines of their My Passport (our review) and My Book hard drives. WD might have updated the housings and made them look better, but they also slashed the limited warranty from 3-years down to just 2-years. It appears that WD has had a change of heart and just today they …more

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Gooligan

Over 1 Million Android Phones Breached by Gooligan – Find Out If Yours Is One

Computer researchers at Check Point, a cybersecurity firm, have discovered that hackers have gained access to more than 1.3 million Google accounts thanks to malware called Gooligan that has been placed in dozens of 3rd party Android apps. The malware exploits unpatched flaws in Android to gain access of the infected Android devices and that …more

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