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HTC Vive Consumer Edition Pre-Orders Start Next Week At $799

HTC and Valve are finally ramping up to a consumer version release of their Head Mounted Display product known as the Vive. Reception of the new product’s pricetag was mostly agreeable, compared to the uproar for the preorder price of the competing product, Oculus’s Rift. This could be due to the fact that developers of …more

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Verizon 5G to Deliver Gigabit Speeds with Ultra-Low Latency

Verizon has announced that its super-fast 5G wireless broadband trails have started with the company working with Ericsson, Intel, Nokia, Samsung, and Qualcomm. Verizon says that their tests mimic real world scenarios and show their new 5G will top 1 Gbps! There are many people and companies who think Verizon’s being a bit premature, since nobody technically …more

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SteamVR Performance Test

SteamVR Performance Test Released – No VR Headset Needed

Today Valve released the SteamVR Performance Test, which just happens to be the first VR performance test that we know of. This test allows end users a a free and simple way to find out if your system is ready for Steam VR? The SteamVR Performance Test features high quality 2-minute sequence from the Aperture Science Robot …more

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Intel Cannonlake Added To LLVM’s Clang – AVX-512

One of our readers just pointed us to a story over at Phoronix that states the future Intel desktop processors will support Clang (C language family frontend for LLVM compiler infrastructure project). We aren’t talking about Kaby Lake, the successor to Skylake referred to by many as the Skylake refresh that is due out 2H …more

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ARMA III Eden Update

ARMA 3 Eden Update Brings NVIDIA HBAO+ and More!

Bohemia Interactive today introduced the Eden Update for ARMA 3!  The goal of the Arma 3 Eden Update is to enhance the game’s core usability and to cater to custom content creators in meaningful ways: Eden 3D Editor – Retaining the beloved simplicity of creating scenarios, the new editor finally adds the third dimension and a …more

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Rumor – NVIDIA GP100 Pascal GPU To Have 4 TFLOPS of Compute Peformance

Gamers and enthusiasts are getting excited about NVIDIA’s upcoming next-generation flagship GP100 GPU based on the brand new ‘Pascal’ GPU architecture. The folks over on the 3DCenter.org forums found a slide by NVIDIA CUDA Fellow Manuel Ujaldon that shows rather impressive double-precision floating-point (DPFP) performance! The slide shows 4 TFLOP/s when it comes to double precision compute performance, which …more

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Paragon Gameplay Trailer

Epic Releases New Paragon Gameplay Trailer

Today, Epic Games revealed an all-new “Rush the Core” gameplay video for its upcoming MOBA, Paragon. The new video features Heroes Sparrow and Gideon rushing towards the enemy core, while Dekker gets help from Steel and Grux to defend. The gameplay footage looks rather impressive and you can possibly get a closed beta key by …more

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Tim Cook and Apple in Defiance Publicly Speak Out Against Encryption Backdoors

A letter posted on Apple’s website titled “A Message to Our Customers” and dated February 16 is calling for a public discussion on strong encryption and backdoors. The letter, electronically signed by Apple CEO Tim Cook, defiantly states that Apple will not “build a backdoor to the iPhone” despite being mandated by the FBI to …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Reference Card

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 LP Rumors Gain Momentum

Rumors are floating around VideoCardz that claim NVIDIA is working on releasing a new variant of the GeForce GTX 950 graphics card. Months ago we heard some whispers about a GeForce GTX 950 Ti might be coming to join the GeForce GTX 950 that debuted in August 2015, but they never really gained any steam.  The latest rumor is …more

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Sega offering the PC versions of Jet Set Radio and Golden Axe for Free

It’s Valentines season and Sega wants to share the war, not the love, with PC gamers by offering some classic titles up for free on Steam as part of their “Make War, Not Love 3” promotion.  Popular Sega games Jet Set Radio and Golden Axe are both available for free download, in addition to games from …more

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The Talos Principle Vulkan

AMD and NVIDIA Release Vulkan 1.0 API Beta Drivers

Vulkan is the new generation, open-standard and cross-platform API for high-performance graphics that promises to end the software bottlenecks and unleash a new, rich visual gaming experience. Vulkan gives unprecedented access to all of the systems resources, which removes a lot of graphics driver overhead that which lead to higher CPU overhead and sub-optimal hardware utilization for years. This means that Vulkan …more

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Street Fighter V

GeForce 361.91 WHQL Video Card Drivers Released For Street Fighter V

NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 361.91 WHQL drivers for Street Fighter V are now available to download through the NVIDIA driver website or GeForce Experience. The fighting game title comes out tonight (Feb. 15 @ 9:00PM PST) and can still be pre-ordered on Steam for $59.99.  NVIDIA is ready for the game to come out and says that you’ll …more

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Hitman Beta

Hitman Beta PC System Requirements Announced – AMD Gaming Evolved

AMD has partnered with IO Interactive to make Hitman for the PC part of the AMD Gaming Evolved program. This means that Hitman will feature enhanced image quality features as well as  performance optimizations for PC gamers. This means that AMD Eyefinity, ultrawide support, plus super-sample anti-aliasing should be optimized for AMD from day one. Hitman is going to be a DX12 game …more

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Oculus Rift Headset & Oculus VR-Ready PC Bundles Start At $1499

We are within a handful of weeks until the first Oculus Rift consumer versions start being shipped and major manufacturers are unveiling their Oculus Ready PCs. This potentially opens the gateway for non-PC gamers and PC gaming enthusiasts (who have yet to make their PCs ready for VR) to blow some of that hard earned …more

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