Star Citizen cans CryEngine over Amazon's Lumberyard
Published in Games


Chris Roberts says cloud computing is the way to go

Cloud Imperium Games has announced that it has switched from Crytek's CryEngine to Amazon's Lumberyard game engine for its anticipated crowdfunded Star Citizen and Squadron 42 games.

Plextor to announce its M8Se SSDs at CES 2017 show
Published in Memory


Based on 15nm Toshiba TLC NAND

Plextor has announced that it will be showing both the final version of its M8Se performance mainstream SSD as well as future SSDs based on 3D NAND flash at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas.

Futuremark preparing new Vulkan and DX12 benchmarks
Published in Graphics


To be revealed at CES 2017

It appears that Futuremark will reveal a couple of new tests that will be a part of its 3DMark benchmark and take advantage of both DirectX 12 as well as Vulkan API.

Nvidia releases new Geforce 376.48 Hotfix drivers
Published in Graphics


Fixing issues with Folding@Home

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 376.48 Hotfix drivers which addresses several known problems including bugs seen with Folding@Home well as a couple of games.

Corsair teases with Vengeance DDR4 RGB memory kits
Published in Memory


Coming at CES 2017

Corsair will be following the recent trend of including RGB LEDs on almost every piece of computer hardware by launching its new Vengeance RGB DDR4 memory that will probably be announced at the CES 2017 show.

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured
Published in Processors


Nearly identical to Skylake ones

Picture of retail boxes for Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs have found its way online showing that Intel won't change much, at least when it comes to packaging.

Huawei shows off new Honor Magic smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5-incher with curved body and rear dual-camera setup

Huawei has unveiled its love for curves by announcing the Honor Magic smartphone, with 5.09-inch AMOLED QHD screen, curved glass front and back, Kirin 950 SoC and rear dual-camera setup.

Zotac unveils a shorter GTX 1070 Mini graphics card
Published in Graphics


With dual fan cooling setup

Zotac has unveiled its newest Geforce 1070 Mini graphics card which features a shorter PCB as well as a dual-fan cooler.

Dell to update its XPS 15 notebook with fresh hardware
Published in Notebooks


Intel Kaby Lake CPUs and Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU

Dell has accidentally revealed its upcoming XPS 15 notebook update that will be getting a fresh hardware boost with Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs, Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 GPU, fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello and Killer Wi-Fi networking.

AMD releases first ReLive drivers update
Published in Graphics


The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 16.12.2

AMD has released its first 16.12.2 update for the recently released Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition drivers, which will bring a decent list of fixed issues.