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Intel Haswell-E Processor Prices and Slide Deck Leak Early

It looks like Intel will be releasing the Haswell-E processor lineup along with the X99 platform on Friday the 29th, which is just several days away. According to leaked slides Intel will be launching three Haswell-E processors to start with.  The flagship model will be the Intel Core i7-5960X, which is an 8-core with 20MB …more

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Sapphire R9 285 2G GDDR5 ITX COMPACT OC Video Card Announced

We were just sent over images of a SAPPHIRE ITX COMPACT Edition video card for the upcoming AMD Radeon R9 285 video card series! The dimensions on the Sapphire R9 285 2G GDDR5 ITX COMPACT OC video card are 171(L)X110(W)X35(H) mm and it supports up to four displays. The AMD Radeon R9 285 has 1972 stream …more

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Amazon Aqcuires Twitch for $970 Million

In an open letter addressed to the community, Twitch Interactive CEO Emmett Shear announced that Twitch has been acquired by Amazon. Rumors had been abound this morning, but the following except from the statement confirms the deal . “Today, I’m pleased to announce we’ve been acquired by Amazon. We chose Amazon because they believe in …more

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Charter Communications Comments on Major Internet Outage

Charter Communications Comments on Major Internet Outage

We noticed that Charter Communications was having Internet outage issues this afternoon and it looks like reports are coming in across the country that there are issues. We reached out to one of our Charter contacts here in St. Louis and found out that they were well aware of the issue and are looking into …more

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AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB Video Card Will Be $249 on September 2nd – #AMD30LIVE

Devon Nekechuk and John Byrne are just wrapping up at #AMD30LIVE and have announced the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card!  The AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB reference card has 1,792 stream processor, running at up to 918MHz, which is good for 3.29 TFLOPS of compute power. The card comes with either 2 to 4 …more

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ASUS Radeon R9 285 0dB Strix Video Card Images Released – #AMD30Live

Images of the upcoming ASUS Strix R9 285 graphics cards have been released thanks to the fact that AMD is auctioning one off today on eBay. The ASUS STRIX R9 285 2GB OC Edition video card has two fans, which will spin only if GPU temperature reaches beyond 65 C. This means that they card …more

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AMD Puts First Radeon R9 285 on eBay and Does The Ice Bucket Challenge – #AMD30LIVE

Richard Huddy kicked off the #AMD30Live broadcast by announcing they will be doing an Executive Ice Bucket Challenge during the event and will also be selling an autographed AMD Radeon R9 285 from ASUS for charity! The AMD Executive Ice Bucket Challenge allows you to vote for and one of five executives that will be …more

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AMD Radeon R9 285 Video Card Coming on September 2nd?

According to CPU World, AMD will be introducing a new GPU named Tonga and it appears that it will be used on the Radeon R9 285 and Radeon R9 285X graphics cards. AMD hasn’t revealed the details on the GPU just yet, but it appears that to be very close to launching. The AMD Radeon …more

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#AMD30LIVE Starts in 30 Minutes – AMD Celebrates 30 Years of Gaming Graphics

AMD will be hosting a webcast this morning on twitch to celebrate its 30 Years of Graphics and Gaming commemoration. The event will be hosted by AMD’s Chief Gaming Scientist, Richard Huddy at 10:00 AM EDT (9:00 AM CDT/7:00 AM PDT). The event will include interviews with Raja Koduri, AMD’s Corporate VP, Visual Computing; John …more

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SanDisk Announces The Ultra II Mainstream SSD

SanDisk Announces The Ultra II Mainstream SSD

SanDisk has announced the successor to their Ultra SSD with the aptly named Ultra II drive. Like its predecessor, it’s aimed at the mainstream notebook and PC user crowd who want to upgrade to an SSD or at least a more modern version. Available in capacities of 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB, SanDisk is shooting …more

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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

Blizzard Entertainment Outs Cinematic and Release Date for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

Fans of World of Warcraft, and Blizzard cinematics, are sure to be delighted by the newly released opening cinematic for the Warlords of Draenor expansion. Those familiar with core game events and history that transpired in the Mists of Pandaria expansion and the 2002 game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos should be able to recognize …more

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Valve Might Have Just Soft Launched the Source 2 Engine

Yesterday evening, DOTA 2 was updated with literally nothing to the main game. Instead, the Alpha release of the DOTA 2 Workshop Tools was launched which is exciting news to the Source modding community and to lovers of the Warcraft III mod scene from which the original DotA was spawned from. What was unexpected about …more

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Battlefield 4 is Next Origin Game Time Title: Play Battlefield 4 Free for a Week

Have you been wanting to try out Battlefield 4, but couldn’t? Now you can give it a chance with the Origin Game Time event during which anyone can grab Battlefield 4 on Origin and play the full game with a credited time of 168 hours or the equivalent of one weeks time. As long as …more

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Pope Francis Urges Young People Not to Waste Time on Internet and Smartphones

Pope Francis is telling young people that “chatting on the Internet or with smartphones” are a waste of time and is asking for people to be more productive with their time and activities. “Maybe many young people waste too many hours on futile things,” the Pope said in a short speech to the altar servers …more

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