As the end of the year approaches, AMD packed a special surprise for its graphics card users – the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition (Yes, that’s Adrenaline without an “e”) which is now available for download at AMD’s website here. The new update brings a healthy boost to features as well as many refinements to existing features.
Performance has always been the paramount focus when it comes to any driver. According to AMD, the new Andrenalin driver ups the performance in some popular titles like Overwatch, Prey, and Project Cars 2. Input latency has been optimised slightly for DX11 titles. [...]
Although Patriot Memory is most well known for its memory kits, Patriot has become quite the major player in the gaming peripheral business in the past few years.
At CES 2017 earlier this year, we were first introduced to the Patriot Viper V770 mechanical gaming keyboard, which would be Patriot’s flagship mechanical gaming keyboard of 2017. At the show, the Patriot Viper V770 showed quite a bit of promise as a solid premium mechanical gaming keyboard with features such as RGB backlit Kailh Red Switches, a ton of built-in features, dedicated macros, and a LED wristrest.
Over the past few months, we’ve had the opportunity to review [...]
For fans of of school style games, the awesome team at tinyBuild & Bread team have recently announced that the alpha build for Phantom Trigger is now available on PC.
Phantom Trigger is an “8-bit” style throwback to the days of yesteryear. There has been a good number of game developers going the approach of old school style and if you are a fan, this game holds some promise. This neon slasher is a fun button masher with a few puzzle elements mixed in for an enjoyable mix of game play.
You can check the game for yourself now by visiting the official site to download the alpha build.
Microsoft announced the Surface laptop and Windows 10 S during its #MicrosoftEDU conference today.Windows 10 S
Windows 10 S is an overhauled version of Windows RT designed to compete against Google’s Chrome OS. All software for Windows 10 S must be downloaded via the Windows Store, meaning that 3rd party applications won’t be able to run unless they’re approved by Microsoft.
Are the flashbacks of Windows RT haunting you? Don’t be, Microsoft has enhanced Windows 10 S in several ways to avoid a repeat of the same mistake.
The biggest challenge for a single software distribution source is its ecosystem. During the [...]
AMD is continuing to deliver on their promise to improve Ryzen’s performance. The newest chipset drivers (v17.10) now integrate AMD’s Ryzen Balanced Power Plan.
The new power plan will reduce the latency for the CPU to transition between p-states (power states) for those who want to use a balanced power plan. Previously, when using the Windows balanced power profile, the transition can take up to 30ms depending on the situation and the only fix available was to set Windows to utilize the high-performance power profile. The reason for this is because Windows did not properly support Ryzen’s power management features and by setting the power profile [...]
Let’s face it. If you live in a moderately sized house or you have a lot of wireless devices, home wireless will suck for you no matter how expensive or how well placed your router is. Up until recently, there were relatively few solutions. One solution was to place Wi-Fi range extenders which would help improve home Wi-Fi coverage. But using Wi-Fi range extenders have significant drawbacks such as the need to use separate SSIDs from the router, meaning clients need to disconnect and reconnecting to the range extender in order to use it, and range extenders typically utilize just one radio on one band which means wireless performance [...]
Ubisoft has finally revealed the system requirements for their upcoming closed beta of Ghost Recon: Wildlands, which will take place on February 3rd and continue until February 6th. It is worth highlighting that these system requirements are only for the closed beta, and are subject to change for the full release of the title on March 7th. Still, this should give us some indication of what fans of the series are to expect going forward.Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed Beta System Requirements
MINIMUMOS: MS Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only) CPU: Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX-4320 @ 4 GHz RAM: 6GB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX [...]
At CES 2017, we had the opportunity to visit In Win, a company known for making some of the most interesting and innovative PC chassis available today. With a reputation like that, it goes without saying that there are some high expectations for any new product they release, fortunately, we were not disappointed with what they had to offer this year.In Win Tou 2.0 Mirrored Chassis
Starting off our tour, we took a look at the latest in the company’s “Signature” series of cases: the tou 2.0. Like its predecessor, the tou 2.0 is an all-aluminum chassis fitted with angled tempered glass panels which are fully reflective and mirror-like when [...]
For CES 2017, storage technology company, Promise showed off their latest consumer storage offering, the Apollo Cloud.
Although marketed with buzzwords such as “Cloud”, the Apollo Cloud at its core is really just a NAS (Network Attached Storage) which will allow you to easily and securely access your files from wherever you are using whatever device you own. Additional features include AES-256 bit encryption, scheduled backups, SMB support, and more.
The Apollo Cloud will be offered with either a 2TB or 4TB HDD which will be the primary storage for the device. It’ll also feature mirroring capability where two Apollo Cloud units can [...]
With CES closing in on us in the next week, early tech announcements have been rapidly circulating online and one of the most interesting is Gigabyte’s BRIX platform with the addition of the GB-GZ1DTi7-1070-NK-GW and the GB-GZ1DTi7-1080-NK-GW.
With a physical footprint of just 276 mm x 384 mm x 128 mm, the Gigabyte BRIX GT series is in competition with the Asus G20 and MSI Vortex, both of which offer stellar performance within a tiny package. In order to combat the cooling limitations of such a high performance build in such a small package, the BRIX GT case features automated vents that balance noise and air flow similar to how the ASUS G20’s [...]