New Origin PC Chronos SFF PC packs quite a punch
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Intel Core i7-5960X and Titan X

Origin PC has decided to join the small form-factor (SFF) market and it did it in style with its new Chronos SFF PC, which packs some serious hardware in a 10.7 liter case.

Macs locked out by virus
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Pay-up or your Coldplay collection will sleep with the fishes

Mac users have been ransomware virus which locks computer users out of their files until they pay up.

Don’t fear the Xbox PC merger
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Phil Spencer says it is not happening


For a while now there has been talk that Redmond is planning to unify its Xbox and PC OS but it turns out that might not happen.

Microsoft investigates modular PC stack
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Just stack up the bits you need

Software giant Microsoft has patented a “modular computing device” that would enable people to put together the exact PC components they want.

Toshiba will still make PCs
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Against all expectations

Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba has said that it will not be exciting the loss making PC business as many had predicted.

European PC shipments plummet
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IDC says they fell by another 18.2 per cent


Just when you thought PC shipments could not get any lower, IDC thinks they have fallen another 18 per cent.

AMD will not go bust this year
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Waiting for Zen might be cunning

Last year, Kerrisdale Capital Investment warned that AMD would go bankrupt by 2020 and with Zen not appearing until the end of this year we were slightly concerned that the outfit did not have enough to survive what will be a dismal year.

Tom Clancy's The Division PC system requirements leak
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At least Core i5-2400/FX-6100 and GTX 560/HD 7770

Although the game is still far from being released and we have yet to see it enter its beta phase, we now have first PC system requirements for the upcoming Tom Clancy's The Division game.

PCs can't get a break
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13 January 2016

PCs can't get a break


Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things

Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.

Virtual Reality might kick-start the PC market
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Current PC’s don't have the spec

Before Christmas we were saying that the reason the PC market is in the dole-drums is because there is nothing around which would lead you to need to upgrade, but now it appears that there might be – virtual reality.