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Fatal1ty Gaming Headsets by Monster To Debut At CES 2016

Johnathan ‘Fatal1ty’ Wendel is back in the headlines this week with a teaser trailer for what looks to be the first Fatal1ty by Monster audio solution for gamers. The original announcement that Monster would be joining the Fatal1ty Gaming Gear product family was made in June 2015 and products were supposed to be shipping before the 2015 …more

Magnum TX 10

CaseLabs Streamlines Inventory By Discontinuing 5 PC Cases

CaseLabs will be discontinuing the Mercury S3, Mercury S8S, Mercury S8 Test Bench, Magnum M8A and Magnum TX 10 as of January 4th, 2016. This means that you literally only have a handful of days to order one of the cases online before they are gone forever. CaseLabs will be new cases launching in 2016, but none …more

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AMD Radeon 400 Series Video Cards To Use Polaris GPUs

HardwareBattle over in Korea has leaked an image of what is said to be AMD presentation slide that shows AMD’s future graphics products are referred to as Polaris. People around the web now believe that Polaris will be the microarchitecture used on the fourth generation of GCN for the GPUs that will power the AMD Radeon 400 Series including the ‘Greenland’ GPUs! We …more

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TigerDirect Shutting Down? Up Top 50% Off Sale And All Sales Final

Last month, PCM, Inc. purchased TigerDirect and some other assets from Systemax in a deal that totaled $14 million dollars. The deal closed this month and it appears that some of the first changes have already begun. From what we are seeing, it looks like they’re wanting to shut down their consumer business because they are no longer accepting …more

Plextor M8Pe SSD

Plextor M8Pe PCIe SSD To Debut At CES 2016

It appears that Plextor has scrapped the M7e PCIe SSD that was going to use the Marvell 88SS9293 controller and that the successor to the M6e PCIe SSD released in 2014 will be the M8Pe in Q1 2016. We were told that the Plextor M7e wouldn’t likely make it to market this summer due to a number …more

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Intel Announces Two New Desktop Skylake Processors Without Integrated GPUs

CPU World is reporting that Intel has released an eight additional Broadwell- and Skylake-based processors to their processor pricing sheet that came out on December 27th, 2015. Two of the eight are new desktop processors: the Intel Core i3-6098P and Intel Core i5-6402P. Both model numbers are 14nm Skylake parts that have a ‘P’suffix, which means that …more

NVidia Shield Games Holiday Sale

NVidia Shield Holiday Games Sale Has Begun, Witcher III 50% Off

Gamers who are looking for some titles to add to their holiday loot may be interested in the NVidia Shield Holiday Game Sale, which began today and is accessible only via the NVidia Shield line of devices, through the Shield Store. The Witcher III is available for 50% off from GeForce Now, a Shield-exclusive game streaming service …more

Norad Tracks Santa

NORAD Santa Tracker Shows St. Nick Has Arrived In The United States!

Are you watching Santa’s path through the United States tonight on NORAD? You can track Santa here. This year, NORAD is celebrating its 60th anniversary of tracking Jolly Old St. Nick. Santa was last seen headed away from Ottawa, Ontario and headed into New York! NORAD’s live feed showing where Santa and his reindeer are can be seen below. You can …more

Intel Skylake Shim

Aqua Computer Releases Shim For Intel Skylake Processors

If you want to take the Integrated Heat Spreader (IHS) off your Intel Skylake processor the folks over at Aqua Computer has released a shim that makes attaching a CPU cooler to the bare CPU die much safer. The company came up with a 6.99 Euro spacer (5.87 w/o 19% VAT or $6.41 USD) that should …more


NVIDIA GeForce 361.43 WHQL Drivers Enable WDDM 2.0 on Fermi GPUs

Months ago NVIDIA promised GeForce video card owners that were using the Fermi GPU that Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) version 2.0 support would be coming in 2015. This is a big deal for many Fermi owners as they have patiently been waiting for mixed WDDM support and the other Windows 10 features. Windows 10 includes …more

Star Wars Google Cardboard Viwers

Chance To Win Star Wars: The Force Awakens Google Cardboard VR Glasses By Verizon

Verizon has been getting into the Star Wars spirit and has partnered with Google to release a set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens themed Google Cardboard kits. You have to be a Verizon customer to get one (they are free) and the Verizon retail stores had four unique viewers for the market promotion. The four viewers released are BB-8, …more

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New Star Citizen Game Trailer for the Holidays

A new Star Citizen Game Trailer has been released! It was released today during a Holiday Live Stream on www.robertsspaceindustries.com. The trailer is an introduction to the games procedurally generated planet system. The developers note that it is a work in progress, but what they are showing off looks pretty damn good. Star Citizen is a crowdfunded video …more

SHIELD Tablet K1

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 Shown Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Wil O’Neal, NVIDIA Digital Marketing Senior Manager, has posted up a video that shows the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. NVIDIA promised that the SHIELD Tablet K1 that shipped with Lollipop would soon be updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow before the end of the year. The video sneak peak of Marshmallow running on …more

Corsair H75

Asetek Shows How Corsair H75 Water Coolers Are Made!

Asetek has produced over two million liquid coolers and are now giving us a rare glimpse behind the scenes to see how Asetek’s self-contained liquid coolers are made. The video just happens to have been shot when the Corsair Hydro Series H75 liquid cooler was being assembled on the production line. The Corsair H75 has a …more