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MSI shows off their Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Series Motherboard

Recently, MSI posted some updates to their Facebook page showing off pictures of their soon-to-be-released Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium motherboard and it looks stunning, to say the least.  The silver colored PCB is throwing us back several years ago to when SOYO was producing it’s Dragon series boards in white. The board has been designed for overclockers and …more

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NVIDIA GeForce 353.62 WHQL Drivers Released For Windows 10, 8.1, 7 & XP

NVIDIA GeForce GTX Game Ready drivers for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 are now available to download from GeForce Experience and GeForce.com. NVIDIA GeForce 353.62 WHQL drivers are what you are looking for! If you experience any Windows 10 technical issues please contact the NVIDIA customer care team here as soon as possible to …more

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3D XPoint Technology By Intel and Micron To Be 1000x Faster Than NAND

Intel and Micron today announced that the two companies have jointly developed 3D Xpoint (pronounced ‘cross point’) memory technology. 3D Xpoint technology is said to be up to 1000x faster than NAND with 1000x the endurance as 10x higher density than conventional memory.3D XPoint is also a non-volatile memory solution, so we are talking about a …more

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Micron and Intel Live Webcast Today At 9AM PT – Update on Storage and Memory Technologies

Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. will be hosting a press and analyst live webcast today (scheduled for July 28th at 9am PT) in San Francisco. You can watch from home as the webcast appears to be open to everyone. No details have been announced yet, but many people will be tuning in as Intel and …more

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Intel Z170 Board with Three Intel 750 SSDs Equals Ludicrous Speed

Earlier this month ASRock released a press release that showed off their USB 3.1 front panel, but further down in that press release were also the test results for a 3-way RAID 0 setup using their latest U.2 kit (M.2 to U.2 adapter). ASRock’s U.2 Kit is a tiny add-on card that is installed into an …more

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ESL to Begin Testing Players for Performance Enhancing Drugs

In light of a professional Counterstrike: Global Offensive player’s admission to the usage of performance enhancing drugs to improve focus during competitive events, ESL has introduced new policies to counter the usage of such substances. This is the first time strict anti-doping measures will be enforced in competitive video gaming. In a newsletter posted from …more

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Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics Gets Major Performance Boost

Intel 6th Generation Core ‘Skylake’ 14nm desktop and mobile processors are set to launch in coming months and some more information about the integrated graphics has been leaked to the web . The folks over at Fanless Tech have posted up a set of what appears to be Intel marketing slides that show what Intel …more

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano Video Cards Shipping To Retail Market and FPS/Inch Matters

The folks over at Softpedia are reporting that the AMD Radeon R9 Nano super compact video card is starting to ship to retailers! Dr. Lisa Show, photographed below with the R9 Nano, said on a conference call following AMD’s quarterly result announcement that the AMD Radeon R9 Nano would be announced in the August time frame. Rumors …more

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Futuremark to Discontinue Peacekeeper Web Browser Benchmark on July 29th

We just received word from the Director of Engineering over at Futuremark that the Peacekeeper Web Browser Benchmark will be unsupported starting July 29th. Futuremark released the browser benchmark back in 2009 and feels that modern browsers are now fast enough and that the real difference between browsers is now the features they support. You …more

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Corsair Launches First Retail 3666MHz DDR4 Memory Kit

We just learned that Corsair has launched the first 3666 MHz DDR4 memory kit! The Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (4 x 4GB) 3666 MHz memory kit with CL18 timings in in stock and ready for purchase over at Newegg if you happen to have $1049.99 sitting around. The model number is CMD16GX4M4B3666C18. The timings on …more

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Custom AMD Radeon R9 Fury X Front Plates Being Created By End Users

It’s been less than a month since AMD released the 3D files for the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X front plate and we are finding some really cool custom front plate designs that are being 3D Printed and CNC machined by AMD Radeon R9 Fury X owners. We ran across a wicked looking front plate that was …more

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Limited Edition SteelSeries Apex M800 Dota 2 Keyboard Appears for Special Pre-Order

With just a little under three weeks remaining until the main event of the Dota 2 International 2015, the official Dota 2 Blog announced merchandise preordering for The International memorabilia. Most of the catalog, viewable at WeLoveFine, contains shirts, jackets, figures, and other collectables. After some quick digging, we found the SteelSeries Apex M800 Dota …more

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at Age 55

Mr. Iwata was not only one of the most recognizable faces, not only at Nintendo, but in the gaming world at large. He began as a simple programmer at HAL Laboratory working on such iconic franchises as Kirby, Pokemon, and Super Smash Bros. He then joined Nintendo in 2000 and became the president of the …more

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AMD Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Video Card Driver Released – Windows 10 and DX12 Ready

AMD has released Catalyst 15.7 WHQL video card drivers today that provide ‘seamless and intuitive support for Windows 10 and the DirectX 12 API’ according to the folks over at AMD. AMD has been under scrutiny for not releasing WHQL-certified drivers video card drives in months, so this launch will likely calm the critics for the …more

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