Intel Outlines New Xeon Mesh Architecture for Data Centers

Intel Outlines New Xeon Mesh Architecture for Data Centers

Intel is offering up some details on its new “mesh” on-chip interconnect that is the future of the data center. The details on the new architecture come ahead of the launch of the new Intel Xeon Scalable Processor platform, something Intel is calling its biggest data center platform advancement of the decade. Intel CPU architect …more

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Gigabyte Offers X299 Aorus Mainboard Pre-Order Bonus Options

Gigabyte Offers X299 Aorus Mainboard Pre-Order Bonus Options

Back during Computex Gigabyte announced some new enthusiast level motherboards in the X299 Aorus line for gamers that supports all the cool new stuff that Intel is doing. The mainboards support the Intel Core X series of processors with up to 18-cores on a single chip, Optane Memory is supported along with quad channel non-EDD …more

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Synaptics Talks Data encryption vs. Data Scrambling

Synaptics Talks Data encryption vs. Data Scrambling

If you had cable TV back in the day when set top boxes were a novelty, you might remember how the channels you didn’t pay for were scrambled. This scrambling meant that the image was wavy and wouldn’t show up, but you could hear what was going on since audio was unaffected. Synaptics recently looked …more

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Samsung 64-layer, 256Gb V-NAND Flash Memory Volume Production Begins

Samsung 64-layer, 256Gb V-NAND Flash Memory Volume Production Begins

Samsung has announced that it has kicked off volume production for its latest advanced memory technology in the form of the 64-layer, 256Gb V-NAND flash memory. That flash memory will be used in an expanding line up of storage solutions for servers, PCs and mobile applications. Samsung is currently producing the first SSD in the …more

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Sound BlasterX AE-5

Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 RGB Gaming Sound Card

Creative has announced the Sound BlasterX AE-5. The product is a 122 dB Hi-Resolution PCIe Gaming Sound Card and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with RGB Aurora Lighting System. The sound card uses true audio fidelity with hi-res lossless playback.     The Sound BlasterX AE-5 is a SABRE32 ultra class PCIe DAC with hi-resolution audio for …more

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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions Revealed at E3

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions Revealed at E3

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions was announced by Nintendo during E3 and the game is a remake of an old school game that landed way back in 2003 for Game Boy Advance called Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. The new game is for the 3DS portable which made fans of the 3DS …more

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Ubisoft Goes All in on Assassin’s Creed: Origins Special Editions

Ubisoft Goes All in on Assassin’s Creed: Origins Special Editions

At E3 this week after years of rumors, Assassin’s Creed: Origins went official. Along with the announcement came a gameplay demo that shows an Egyptian setting and word that there would be PLENTY of special editions to choose from and a pre-order bonus mission. If you pre-order the game, presumably in any of its versions, …more

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FreeSync 2 Makes its Way Into Samsung’s New HDR QLED Gaming Monitors

It always proves to be difficult catching up with technology. When 60Hz and a 2ms refresh rate monitor were more than enough, we land ourselves in a time wherein a 15 inch display should be left on average tier laptops. Samsung recently introduced a series of new gaming monitor to their lineup. These monitors feature …more

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Destiny 2 Beta and Launch Dates Announced

Destiny fans will be thrilled to hear that during the Sony E3 event Activision participated and gave up some details on when the Destiny 2 game will start its beta and official launch. The first players to get access to the Destiny 2 beta will be those on the PS4 and that will happen on …more

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Alienware Area-51 AMD Threadripper Gaming PC Lands in July

Alienware Area-51 AMD Threadripper Gaming PC Lands in July

Dell is going to be one of the first PC makers to embrace the new enthusiast level AMD Threadripper processor. Dell will be launching an Alienware Area-51 desktop computer in July that packs inside the coming Ryzen Threadripper processor family. The machine will be called the Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition. The machine will use the …more

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XBOX ONE X

Microsoft Unleashes XBOX ONE X at E3 2017

XBOX ONE X Debuts at E3 2017 A year ago at E3, Microsoft announced their next big console that would blow all other consoles out of the water which was dubbed “Project Scorpio”. This year, Microsoft revealed that this beast, no longer called Project Scorpio, will be released to the public as Xbox One X. …more

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Bethesda Talks Fallout 4 VR at E3

Bethesda Talks Fallout 4 VR at E3

Bethesda held its E3 press conference and during the event it talked about Fallout 4 VR. One of the tidbits that came out of the talk was the fact that the VR adaptation is coming only to the HTC Vive in October reports Gamespot. At least the HTC Vive was the only platform that was …more

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Massive Original Xbox Controller is Making a Comeback

Massive Original Xbox Controller is Making a Comeback

If you were around back when the original Xbox game console was the thing to have, you might remember those massive original game controllers. Many found them to be excessively large and heavy making them uncomfortable to use. The controllers didn’t last long because they were massively oversized and uncomfortable to most gamers. The original …more

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Payday 2 is Free for a While on Steam

Payday 2 is Free for a While on Steam

If you’re a PC gamer with a Steam account and you don’t yet have Payday 2 in your game library, you have a fantastic opportunity for a limited time. The developer of the game, Overkill, is currently giving away free, unlimited play copies of Payday 2 via Steam. I downloaded my own copy of the …more

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