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MSI's latest GTX 1050s slot into even the smallest PCs
— 10:00 AM on November 21, 2016

Nvidia's Pascal-powered GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti deliver substantial graphics performance inside a 75W TDP. MSI is taking advantage of the cards'...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Samsung's 960 EVO SSD reviewed
— 9:05 AM on November 21, 2016

Samsung's 960 Pro 2TB SSD took NVMe performance and capacity to new heights for a consumer drive, and its 960 EVO promises much of the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Civilization VI update adds DirectX 12 support and improves the AI
— 9:32 AM on November 18, 2016

Firaxis' recent release of Civilization VI hasn't gone unnoticed in the gaming world, to say the least. The game has received plenty of praise from...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Radeon 16.11.4 driver update will bring your Civilization to life
— 4:32 PM on November 17, 2016

AMD released the 16.11.4 driver update for its Radeon graphics cards, adding support for Sid Meier's Civilization VI and fixing few bugs. All told,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Drive like Verstappen with the Thrustmaster TS-PC Racer wheel
— 2:16 PM on November 17, 2016

Playing racing games with a gamepad is doable and entertaining enough. A proper racing wheel is where it's at, though. Thrustmaster's simulator gear has always...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Adata SD700 external SSD is built to take a beating
— 12:35 PM on November 17, 2016

Solid-state drives don't have moving parts, and that simple fact makes them intrinsically suited for use as portable storage. Adata's SD700 external SSD combines...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Updated PiDrives give tiny computers more affordable storage
— 12:30 PM on November 16, 2016

WDLabs has refreshed it PiDrive Foundation Edition series of drives designed for the Raspberry Pi Foundation's Pi 2 and Pi 3 single-board...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate Backup Plus HDD crams 5TB into a 2.5" portable drive
— 10:12 AM on November 16, 2016

The engineering team at Seagate must have heard the phrase "you can't take it with you," and taken it as a design challenge. The company's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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MSI Trident wants to be part of a portable VR rig
— 1:00 PM on November 15, 2016

The Rift and Vive VR headsets offers substantially better audiovisual fidelity compared to mobile-based VR experiences. Unfortunately, the packaging and setup for PC-based VR rigs...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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In the lab: Samsung's 960 EVO SSDs
— 9:25 AM on November 15, 2016

Hot on the heels of its class-leading 960 Pro, Samsung is unleashing the more-affordable, TLC V-NAND-driven 960 EVO this morning. The good news...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Adata's Ultimate SU800 512GB SSD reviewed
— 2:02 PM on November 14, 2016

Adata's first 3D NAND SSD, the Ultimate SU800, uses the same Micron flash memory that company deployed in its appealing Crucial MX300. We tested and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Grab a free copy of Dirt 3 Complete Edition at the Humble Store
— 3:00 PM on November 11, 2016

Who wants a free game? I do, you do, everyone does. The humble folks at the Humble Bundle store are offering up a juicy...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Oculus asynchronous spacewarp sorcery goes live
— 2:00 PM on November 11, 2016

Remember Oculus' "asynchronous spacewarp" technology? If you're not up to speed on the topic, the technique uses complicated interpolation and reprojection algorithms generate extra...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Corsair K55 keyboard and Harpoon mouse make RGB LEDs attainable
— 12:30 PM on November 11, 2016

Corsair's new K55 RGB keyboard and Harpoon RGB mouse offer prospective buyers the bling factor of 16.7 million colors without the swollen sticker...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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HTC Vive goes wireless with Tpcast add-on
— 10:00 AM on November 11, 2016

Let's cut right to the chase. HTC and its partner TPCast want to chop all the cables connecting Vive headsets to host PCs. The companies...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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MSI has your back with the VR One virtual reality backpack
— 9:00 AM on November 11, 2016

As immersive as VR tries and claims to be, there's always going to be the problem of real world objects getting in the way. More...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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Asus Strix GTX 1060 6GB OC Edition cuts down on size and bling
— 11:00 AM on November 10, 2016

Asus is expanding its ROG Strix lineup of graphics cards with the Strix GeForce GTX 1060 OC edition 6GB, the company's most recent take...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Dishonored 2 launch trailer gives players a taste of choice
— 12:32 PM on November 9, 2016

"Are we rushing in, or are we going sneaky-beaky-like?" That's the running motto of the Dishonored series of games, combining stealth and action (not mutually...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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