Sunday, January 23, 2022

Intel Adds Core i7-8809G with AMD RX Vega Graphics to Lineup

Several weeks ago, Intel and rival AMD made headlines when the two companies announced that Intel would begin using AMD Vega graphics in some of its mobile CPUs. It appears that the first SKU is finally rolling off the production line with the model name Core i7-8809G. The Core i7-8809G carries a 4 core, 8 thread CPU. When Intel teased this chip in November 2017,...

Chinese Regulators Hint at Investigation into Potential DRAM Price Fixing

If you've been surprised by the massive surge in RAM pricing lately, you're not alone. China is now closely monitoring DRAM prices, hinting that it's possibly looking to conduct an investigation for price fixing. Xu Xinyu, an official of China's National Development and Reform Commission’s Pricing Supervision Department, stated:  “We have noticed the price surge and will pay more attention to future problems that may be...

Nvidia to Release GTX 1060 with 5GB Memory

Rumors are abound that Nvidia may be gearing up to release a variant of the GeForce GTX 1060 with 5GB GDDR5 of memory. This new card will be strictly targeted towards the Chinese PC cafe market. The new variant is rumored to feature a new GP106-350 GPU core. It features the same 1,280 CUDA cores as the GP106-400 in the GTX 1060 6GB, but will...

Best Steam Winter Sale Games

Steam's annual Winter Sale event is here once again. We've compiled a list of our favourite games, as well as ones that are on for crazy deals. Friday, December 22 Northgard - 25% off Conan Exiles - 33% off Lost Castle - 40% off Morph Defense - 40% off Rocket League - 40% off Arkham Franchise - 40% to 75% off Plants Vs Zombies Game...

Samsung Mass Producing 2nd Gen 10nm-Class 8Gb DDR4 DRAM

Samsung has begun mass producing their 2nd Generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4 DRAM. According to the announcement, the new Samsung 2nd Generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4 features speeds up to 3,600 Mbps per pin, which provides around 10% improved performance and 15% improved power efficiency compared to 1st Generation 10nm-class 8Gb DDR4. In order to achieve the improved performance and power efficiency, Samsung developed a new high-sensitivity...

AMD Launches Radeon Adrenalin Edition Drivers

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 Latency Performance has always been the paramount focus when it...

How to Disable Game DVR and Game Bar in Windows 10

One of the newer gamer-centric features of Windows 10 is the Game Bar and Game DVR, which is a feature designed to allow gamers to record gameplay in the background so if something amazing happens, you have proof to show all your friends. Since you don't really know when you'll pull off that amazing quadruple melee kill, Game DVR can automatically record all gaming...

Kickass Torrents Alternatives for Torrents

On July 20th 2016, the highly popular torrents website, Kickass Torrents, was shut down after an investigation into the website by US authorities. The alleged founder of Kickass Torrents, Artem Vaulin, was arrested and the website was shut down immediately. At the time, Kickass Torrents was the biggest torrent site in the world, so this was a huge shock to those who regularly used...

The Best Black Friday 2017 Deals [Expired]

For all the readers living in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you get all the food, drink and of course plenty of Black Friday shopping after! Today and for the next 48 hours, we'll be scouring the internet for the best Black Friday deals on technology, computer hardware, and other generally awesome deals you may want to check out. We'll keep this post updated...

Beyerdynamic Custom Game Review

Introduction For the most part when gaming there are just two senses that matter - sight and sound. This is why having a top quality headset is one of the most important elements to winning on the virtual battlefield. Traditionally, gaming headsets have always been manufactured by gaming peripherals companies that make headsets that are either average or below average quality, but with the dearth...