Is The Radeon RX 480 Pulling Too Much PCIe Power And Killing Motherboards?

There are a number of gamers that are claiming that the AMD Radeon RX 480 is killing their motherboards due to overdrawing power on the x16 PCIe slot. Some of the failed board reports are on the AMD Community forums and Reddit is blowing up with people saying that the Radeon RX 480 exceeds the PCIe specifications …more

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC

Gigabyte’s GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Video Card Looks Mighty

Meet the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC video card that has come to market under part number GV-N1070IXOC-8GD. This card measures in at just 6.7-inches in length (17cm) and still manages to fit a custom GPU cooler with three direct touch copper heatpipes along with a 90mm 3D stripe curved cooling fan to …more

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Specifications

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Video Card Specifications Leaked – Faster than Radeon RX 480

Performance and specification slides have been leaked out by VideoCardz! The slides show that the upcoming NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 will have ‘the power of GTX 980 for every gamer’ and that it is coming out this month! The image of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition graphics card in the slide is the …more

Radeon RX 480 Reference Card

AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB Video Cards At-Launch Have 8GB of Memory

Want in on a little secret? AMD and their board partners had some problems sourcing enough 8Gbps GDDR5 memory for the Radeon RX 480 launch today. That caused AMD to lower the clock speeds at the very last minute, so now the Radeon RX 480 will be using at least 7Gbps GDDR5 memory and we have …more

Blizzard Overwatch Competitive play 1

Overwatch’s Competitive Play Released in New Update!

The opportunity has come for serious Overwatch players to dish out damage against each other in the new Competitive Play mode (released in an update on 28 June 2016). Competitive Play mode is available to players who have reached level 25 (which is fairly easy to attain). A level requirement was needed to give serious …more

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Founders Edition Video Card Pictured

We all knew the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card was coming, but did anyone know it might be here next month? This would be great news as NVIDIA is facing supply issues on the GP104 Pascal GPU used on the GeForce GTX 1080 and GeForce GTX 1070. It is widely believed that the NVIDIA GeForce …more

AMD WattMan App

AMD OverDrive Replaced by AMD WattMan Technology

The AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card is getting ready to launch and just like all video card launches a handful of sits are leaking out information about the new features to get a boost in traffic. The latest leak is from Overclock3D and they have leaked the slides pertaining to AMD’s upcoming WattMan app that …more

Steam Summer Picnic Sale 2016

Steam Summer Sale 2016 Has Started!

Steam launched their Summer Sale of 2016 on June 23 and you have until July 4th, 2016 at 10pm PDT to get in on the specials. One of the two (summer and winter sales) largest Steam sales of the year provides gamers with their eyes on interesting games a chance at purchasing these games at …more

3DMark Time Spy screenshot

Futuremark Releases Trailer For 3DMark Time Spy DirectX 12 Benchmark

Futuremark has released the first official trailer and screenshots from 3DMark Time Spy, their latest DirectX 12 benchmark test. With its pure DirectX 12 engine, built from the ground up to support new features like asynchronous compute, explicit multi-adapter, and multi-threading, Time Spy is said to be the perfect benchmark for testing DirectX 12 API performance. Time …more

AMD Vega Design Team Shanghai

AMD Radeon Vega 10 Coming Along Nicely – Raja Koduri Celebrates in China!

Raja Koduri, Senior VP and Chief Architect at AMD’s Radeon Technology Group (RTG) has posted images about his trip to Shanghai on Twitter. The images and associated text make it clear that he is there celebrating with the design team responsible for the both the Polaris and Vega GPU architecture. AMD’s upcoming Vega GPU’s will feature second …more

AMD Radeon RX 480 Video Card

First Look At The AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB Video Card

Our AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB reference card has shown up for testing! We got the card this morning, gave it a quick photo shoot in the light box and and already have it running benchmarks on the test bench! We noticed some other sites posting up ‘first looks’ of the AMD Radeon RX 480, …more

VisionTek Radeon RX 480 8GB

AMD Radeon RX 480 Clock Speeds and Card Listed On Newegg By Accident

Newegg made the listing live for VisionTek’s AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB video card a bit too soon and a reader noticed it and grabbed a screenshot before it was pulled down. The listing was for a VisionTek RX 480 video card with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. According to the listing the standard or base core clock …more

ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 1080

ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Press Samples Sent in OC Mode

ASUS and MSI were accused of sending out NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 and GeForce GTX 1070 video cards to the media that weren’t the same as the retail versions that consumers can buy in the store. TechPowerUp went as far as saying that both Asus and MSI had employed “questionable tactics” to ensure their cards …more

Alienware VR Backpack

Alienware’s Mobile VR Backpack The Future Of PC Gaming?

Earlier this week at E3 the folks over at Alienware showed off an early design of their portable VR-ready PC that is built into a fairly slick-looking backpack. Legit Reviews got a chance to see it in the booth on the show floor and it looks pretty good. Alienware is one of a handful of companies that …more