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Razer Tiamat 7.1 V2 headset packs ten drivers for immersive audio
— 11:30 AM on July 26, 2017

When headset boxes mention "7.1 surround sound," they usually refer to virtualized surround sound using software like Windows Sonic or Dolby Headphone:X. The audio is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EVGA unleashes the GTX 1080 Ti K|ngp|n graphics card
— 10:00 AM on July 26, 2017

Maybe you've got a thing for copper, or have a frequent buyers account at Praxair for all of your liquefied gas overclocking attempts. Or...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Rumor: Radeon RX Vega benched in 3DMark Fire Strike
— 4:30 PM on July 25, 2017

To the best of our knowledge, AMD didn't send out any review units of its Vega Frontier Edition video cards. Performance figures still...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Alphacool Eisblock HDX-2 and HDX-3 help M.2 SSDs beat the heat
— 4:00 PM on July 21, 2017

In our experience, modern desktop M.2 SSDs rarely throttle under even the most strenuous real-world conditions, but that hasn't stopped PC component manufacturers from coming...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage

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Doom 6.66 update brings free DLC and a multi-platform free weekend
— 4:31 PM on July 19, 2017

Doom came out in May of 2016 to almost universal critical acclaim, and Id Software has continued to update the game regularly since then. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Arctic Cooling Liquid Freezer AIOs stand ready for Threadripper
— 12:00 PM on July 19, 2017

Arctic Cooling has quietly put up a page on its website listing coolers compatible with the mammoth TR4 socket for AMD's upcoming Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Oculus Rift and Touch bundle will get another $100 price cut
— 12:57 PM on July 14, 2017

When Oculus announced a summer sale on its Rift-and-Touch bundle, there was some speculation whether that $399 price tag was going to become permanent....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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MSI lights up the GH70 gaming headset
— 4:30 PM on July 13, 2017

Around the virtual TR office, we can be a picky bunch when it comes to our headsets. As gamers and music lovers, we insist on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Thermaltake's Contac Silent 12 CPU cooler reviewed
— 2:30 PM on July 13, 2017

Thermaltake's Contac Silent 12 relies on an established design and a simple mounting system to get AMD Socket AM4 builders up and running as quickly...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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VRWorks finds its way into Unreal, Unity, and EVE: Valkyrie
— 3:30 PM on July 12, 2017

Do you already have a VR headset, or did you pick up an Oculus Rift for $399? If so—and if you're rocking an Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid FTW3 connects an AIO to iCX
— 9:00 AM on July 11, 2017

Gamers have lusted after Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards since their release back in March. The air-cooled cards came first, followed by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Gaming

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In the lab: Gigabyte's Aero 15 notebook
— 3:15 PM on July 10, 2017

I'm taking this as a not-so-subtle hint from my editor that I haven't been busy enough with hardware reviews: this afternoon, yet another gaming notebook...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Games Done Quick raises $1.7M for Doctors Without Borders
— 1:45 PM on July 10, 2017

Despite what you may have heard elsewhere, gamers can be a pretty charitable sort. This was first proven by the Penny Arcade Child's Play...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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$399 Rift and Touch makes fun in the VR sun more attainable
— 10:01 AM on July 10, 2017

Only a few months ago, Oculus reduced the price of its Rift-and-Touch bundle from $799 to $599. Apparently the company wasn't done discounting the Rift,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Steam Survey shows Windows 10 and quad-core CPUs on the rise
— 11:36 AM on July 6, 2017

While we recognize that not all gerbils are gamers, most of us probably put all our fancy hardware to use for some digital escapism once...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Asus Aura SDK is set to brighten gamers' lives
— 10:08 AM on July 6, 2017

RGB LED illumination has definitely been the leading aesthetic trend in PC hardware over the last couple of years, ahead of the distant-second tempered glass....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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In the lab: Aorus' X5 v7 gaming notebook
— 2:15 PM on July 5, 2017

What's better than snapping a few photos of a notebook inside a busy conference hall at Computex? Getting one into our hands and putting it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Nvidia 384.76 drivers quietly enable UHD Netflix on Pascal
— 11:55 AM on July 5, 2017

We have already written about Nvidia's GeForce Game Ready driver version 384.76 twice: once regarding its compatibility with the Lawbreakers beta and Spider-Man: Homecoming VR,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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