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GTA V Racking Up Lots of Negative Reviews After Mod Shutdown

If you head over to the Steam page for Grand Theft Auto V you’ll notice that recently it has received a ton of negative reviews. This is because Take Two Interactive has decided to shutdown the popular modding tool OpenIV with a legal cease and desist letter.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Blog, Game Mods, Gaming, Gaming News, Grand Theft Auto, GTA V, Mods, Take Two Interactive

Alienware Has Exclusive Deal With AMD on 16-Core Ryzen ThreadRipper

It looks like Alienware has inked an exclusivity deal with AMD, which will make them the only pre-built gaming PC vendor able to sell desktops with 16-core Ryzen Threadripper processors till the end of 2017.

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Posted by amiller in Alienware, All News, AMD, Area 51, Blog, CPU, Hardware News, HEDT, Pre-Built PC, Ryzen ThreadRipper, ThreadRipper

Zotac Introduces GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme Core Edition

Zotac has just announced another GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card. It is the the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme Core Edition graphics card (model: ZT-P10810F-10P). It sits between the flagship air-cooled AMP Extreme and AMP Edition SKUs.

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Posted by amiller in All News, AMP! Edition, Amp! Extreme Core Edition, Blog, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Graphics Card, GTX 1080 Ti, Hardware News, Nvidia, Zotac

Photos of NVIDIA’s Pascal 1060-Based Cryptocurrency Mining GPUs Leaked

We weren’t joking when we said both AMD and NVIDIA are working on Cryptocurrency-specific graphics cards. Pictures of NVIDIA’s Pascal 1060-based cryptocurrency-specific GPUs have surfaced on Expreview. These cards look much different than gaming cards as they do not have display outputs, but also lack any fan or active cooling.

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Posted by amiller in All News, bitcoin, Blog, cryptocurrency, Cryptocurrency Mining, ethereum, Hardware News, Mining, Nvidia, Pascal, Zcash

Intel Core X HEDT Processors Release Schedule Detailed

Intel announced their Core X Series HEDT processors at Computex 2017. We now know the actual release schedule for these processors. The first way of these processors will include two quad-core SKUs, and one each of 6-core, 8-core, and 10-core which will be available from the 2th of June.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Blog, Core i9, Core X Series, CPUs, Hardware News, intel, Processors, Release Date

Creative Announces Sound BlasterX AE-5 Audiophile-grade Gaming Sound Card

Creative Technology Ltd today announced at E3 2017 the latest addition to its Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming Series, the Sound BlasterX AE-5. E3 is the world’s premier event for computer, video and mobile games and related products, making it the perfect place to debut the next era of PC audio.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Blog, Creative, E3 2017, Gaming, Hardware News, Sound Blaster, Sound BlasterX AE-5, Sound Card

ZOTAC Launches the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Mini

ZOTAC International, a global manufacturer of innovation, is thrilled to announce the launch of the the world’s smallest GeForce GTX 1080 Ti – the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Mini – which strives for the excellence in smaller builds, with zero compromise on performance.

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Posted by amiller in 1080 Ti Mini, All News, Blog, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Mini, Graphics Card, GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080 Ti Mini, Hardware News, Press Releases, Zotac

AMD’s Ryzen ThreadRipper Could Launch July 27th

It has been reported that AMD could launch some of their enthusiast-segment Ryzen ThreadRipper high-end desktop (HEDT) processors on July 27, 2017. Apparently on this day you will be able to purchase retail packages of certain models of ThreadRipper. You will also be able to purchase gaming desktops and workstations featuring the processors.

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Posted by amiller in All News, AMD, Blog, Hardware News, HEDT, Processors, RYZEN, Ryzen ThreadRipper, ThreadRipper

NZXT Announces BLD Service: Building Custom PCs

NZXT has just announced their new BLD Service, which will offer customers custom-built PCs that are tailored around their favorite games. The new service makes use of thousands of data points which have been collected by the company’s CAM software. This has allowed them to define performance profiles for different games available on the market today and streamline build suggestions and customization around the requirements of such games.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Blog, Computers, Custom PCs, Hardware News, NZXT, NZXT BLD

NVIDIA Changes SDR Monitor Settings To Make HDR Look Better

The guys at Hardware Canucks were wondering why the SDR screen looked so washed out, well that’s because NVIDIA had changed the settings to so it would look that way.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Blog, Computex 2017, displays, Hardware News, HDR, HDR Display, Monitors, Nvidia