Oculus reduces Rift headset PC system requirements
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AMD teams up with CyberPowerPC for US $499 VR system

Both Oculus and AMD had some rather interesting announcements today with Oculus reducing minimum PC system requirements for its Rift VR headset thanks to Asynchronous Space Warp (ASW) and AMD jumping on that train with CyberPowerPC in creating a US $499 VR-capable PC.

AMD enables DirectX 12 multi-GPU frame pacing
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Works in a couple of games

One thing that we apparently missed in AMD's recently released drivers is the fact that this release enabled multi-GPU frame pacing support in DirectX 12 on all GCN-enabled GPUs and AMD APUs based on the same architecture.

Nvidia releases new Geforce 373.06 WHQL Game Ready drivers
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Optimal experience for three new games

Following the upcoming release of Gears of War 4 and the release of a Mafia 3 game, Nvidia has launched its newest Geforce 373.06 WHQL Game Ready drivers that brought optimal optimizations for these new games as well as a couple of other fixes.

AMD releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.1 drivers
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Brings optimizations for Gears of War 4 and Mafia 3

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.1 drivers which have all the necessary optimizations for two new games, Gears of War 4 and Mafia 3, as well as a couple of other minor fixes and improvements.

Google's Pixel smartphones get scrutinized
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 22:56

Google's Pixel smartphones get scrutinized


Flagship price but no performance to match

Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.

ADATA announces XPG SX8000 M.2 gaming SSD
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 21:20

ADATA announces XPG SX8000 M.2 gaming SSD


In 2280 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 NVMe interface

ADATA has announced its  XPG series SX8000 SSD, which will be based on the Silicon Motion controller, 3D MLC NAND and use the standard 2280 M.2 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe interface.

Google officially unveils Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones
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Says final goodbye to affordable Nexus smartphones

Google has now severed its connection to the affordable Nexus lineup as it has  unveiled two  premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Nvidia GP107 GPU pictured on GTX 1050 Ti
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Tuesday, 04 October 2016 22:34

Nvidia GP107 GPU pictured on GTX 1050 Ti


Small GP107 GPU rumored to be made by Samsung

After the performance leak, it was only a matter of time before someone took a picture of either the GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti. Earlier this week, a set GTX 1050 Ti PCB pictures revealed a smaller GP107 GPU, which also added fuel to recent rumors that it might be the first GPU made on Samsung's 14nm manufacturing process.

Gigabyte unveils Geforce GTX 1080 Turbo OC graphics card
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Using a blower-style cooler 

Gigabyte said it will release a new Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card that will be use a Gigabyte-colored blower-style cooler but also features a decent factory overclock, the  GTX 1080 Turbo OC 8G.

EVGA offers free PowerLink with Geforce 10-series graphics cards
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Limited time offer

EVGA has launched a rather sweet limited-time promotion, giving away a free EVGA PowerLink with all registered EVGA Geforce GTX 10-series graphics cards.