Micron GDDR5X

Micron GDDR5X Enters Mass Production – GeForce GTX 1080 Uses It!

Back in September 2015 we learned that Micron would be announcing the launch of a new graphics memory in 2016: 8Gb GDDR5X manufactured on the 20nm process. We all knew that 4Gb GDDR5 has  been around for years, so to learn of a faster memory solution for graphics card that doubles the density of the frame buffer was …more


Three Gaming Organizations Banned from League of Legends LCS

Riot Games, the developer of the highly popular MOBA game League of Legends, in an impressive move has banned three professional gaming organizations from fielding teams in the LCS. The three organizations in violation are Renegades, Team Dragon Knights (shortened to TDK), and Team Impulse (shortened to TIP) for reasons relating to the well-being of …more


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Announced – Faster Than GTX 980 SLI

Jen-Hsun Huang is on the stage for the special announcement tonight where we expect the GeForce GTX 1080 video card to be announced. Four areas will be discuessed tonight: New Art Form, New Sound, New King, New Tech. The first major announcement is a new in-game 3D camera system called Ansel that will make PrtScr captures a thing of the …more


NVIDIA Livestream For Pascal Today At 6pm PST

At 6pm PT tonight there will be a special NVIDIA livestream event you won’t want to miss that is likely the launch event for the GeForce GTX 1080 video card. If you’re in Texas head to Emo’s Austin, 2015 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741. Door opens at 7:30pm Central to see the event in-person. If …more

Intel Core i7-6950x at 4500mhz

Intel Core i7-6950X Broadwell-E Benchmarks Leaked

If you’ve been waiting for the Intel X99 platform refresh and Intel Broadwell-E processors to hit the market it doesn’t look like you have too much longer to wait. An Overclock.net forum user called ‘Silicon Lottery’ seems to have a sample already and has posted up a good number of benchmarks comparing the new Intel Core i7-6950X Broadwell-E …more

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 FireStrike

First NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Benchmarks Leaked?

It is very likely that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 to be announced by NVIDIA tomorrow, but that hasn’t stopped people from leaking ‘real’ benchmark numbers ahead of the corporations special event. The fine folks over at VideoCardz is reporting that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 will have 8GB of GDDR5X memory and an unknown …more


Will NVIDIA Livestream Debut The GeForce GTX 1080 Pascal Video Card?

We knew it was only time for AMD and NVIDIA to roll out their new GPU architectures, but we are excited that we are on the verge of both companies rolling out their largest architecture change in years. Two world-renowned GPU makers going head-to-head with new architectures that involve die shrinks and new memory types …more

NVIDIA GeForce 365.10 WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA GeForce 365.10 WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA just released GeForce Game Ready 365.10 WHQL video card drivers that have been optimized for Battleborn, Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Beta, the Overwatch Open Beta and the ongoing Paragon Beta. You can download the latest Game Ready driver here through the GeForce Driver site or by using the GeForce Experience app. This driver has …more


Overwatch All Access Open Beta Coming Up May 5-9

Blizzard Entertainment’s hotly anticipated team-based hero shooter, Overwatch, is about to have its final public beta session before the game launches on May 24. All gameplay regions and all platforms (PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One) can access the open beta at the same time which starts on May 4 or May 5 depending on …more

NVIDIA Pascal GP104 400 A1 GPU

NVIDIA Pascal GP104 Using GDDR5X Memory For GeForce GTX 1080?

New pictures of the NVIFIA GP104 “Pascal” GPU have surfaced and this time they show the ASIC surrounded by the latest GDDR5X memory chips! The GP104 GPU shown in the photos posted by WCCFech last week show ASIC code ‘GP104-400-A1’ and it is surrounded by eight Micron GDDR5X memory chips. It is now believed that …more


Rocket League Having Free Steam Weekend until April 25

The sleeper hit car soccer video game Rocket League is free to play to all Steam users this weekend. Rocket League is fun to watch and straightforward to pick up since the core gameplay is soccer (or football if you don’t live in the United States) and the free weekend is an opportunity to try …more

Zotac GeForce GT 710

Zotac Releases PCIe x1 Slot Graphics Card – GeForce GT 710 1GB PCIE x 1

Have you been looking high and low for an NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 graphics card that needs just an open PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot to operate? The wait is finally over those waiting for such a card. Zotac has released a GeForce GTX 710 1GB PCIE x1 model (Part number ZT-71304-20L) for those looking for better …more

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Intel Readies For Post-PC Era With 12,000 Job Layoffs

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich sent out an e-mail yesterday to employees announced a major restructuring for the post-PC era would be starting.  Intel plans on cutting up to 11% of its workforce, or 12,000 jobs, through mid-2017, to “speed its transition to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices.” It was also noted that …more

NVIDIA Quadro m2000

NVIDIA Quadro M2000 Runs Four 4K Displays And Runs $450

NVIDIA has released the budget friendly Quadro M2000 4GB GDDR5 workstation graphics card. This Maxwell based card is the little brother to the Quadro M6000 24GB GDDR5, but it still packs a mean little punch and is capable of running popular business software like CAD, Solidworks and 3DS Max.  This is because it has 768 CUDA cores based …more