Monthly Archives: October 2018

Fallout 76 PC B.E.T.A. Bugs and Extended Time

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First the Timer on the Launcher was set incorrect.  Set 2 hours ahead before launch of first PC BETA test,

Then there were some offline time, after 2 hours past players including myself had to re-download the BETA files because if you clicked to play the game, there was a bug deleting your game files.

TEAMGROUP Releases Gaming RGB SSD and RGB Memory with ASUS TUF Gaming Alliance Certification

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Today TEAMGROUP joins forces with ASUS Gaming Alliance and releases the co-branded RGB solid state drive and RGB Gaming overclocking memory. T-FORCE DELTA S TUF Gaming RGB solid state drive (12V) and T-FORCE DELTA TUF Gaming RGB overclocking memory are both certified and strictly tested by TUF Gaming Alliance. The appearance combines TUF military camouflage pattern and the soul of gaming element. Both SSD and memory are able to synchronize RGB lighting effects with motherboard through ASUS Aura software, providing consumers colorful, eye-catching equipment and an experience in high-speed performance.

ADATA Establishes XPG Overclocking Lab

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, announces that it has established a new facility at its headquarters in New Taipei, Taiwan dedicated to pushing the limits of memory performance, the XPG Overclocking Lab (XOCL). The XOCL is the first facility of its kind among worldwide DRAM makers, is an expansion of ADATA’s continued effort towards achieving record-breaking memory speeds, and will focus on experimenting with new techniques.

Fallout 76 PC B.E.T.A. Now Available

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In less than 2 Hours the first PC BETA test times will begin.

If you pre-ordered Fallout 76 digitally on PC, simply log in to the Bethesda PC Launcher and download the B.E.T.A. if you haven’t already!

AMD Launches 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX and 2920X

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Today, AMD announced availability of two additional 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor models, 2970WX with 24 cores and 48 threads and the Ryzen Threadripper 2920X with 12 cores and 24 threads. The Ryzen Threadripper WX series commands class-leading core counts, purpose-built for prosumers focused on raw computational power for the heaviest workloads. In turn, Ryzen Threadripper X series provides enthusiasts, gamers, and streamers high performance with a beautiful and smooth gaming experience based on higher base and boost processor clock speeds than the previous generation.

Cooler Master Introduces the MasterCase SL600M

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Clad in sand-blasted aluminum, the MasterCase SL600M is the centerpiece of the workspace, with the performance capability of housing a gaming setup. Although gaming cases generally look out of place in a professional environment, the MasterCase SL600M keeps both professionalism and performance intact while also taking on noise reduction and airflow.

Fusing together professional aesthetics and gaming functionality takes more than just exterior changes—it challenges the conventional perspective of system layouts and cooling methods. Instead of using brute-force cooling methods, the chassis takes advantage of the natural rise of heat by utilizing the efficiency of the 2x200mm fans.

rAge Expo 2019 Dates

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rAge Expo and Nag LAN Dates have been revealed.
rAge will be in it’s 17th Year next year 2019.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App – PC Speculation ?

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Files inside Red Dead Redemption 2’s companion app contain multiple references to PC, graphics options and resolutions, according to a report, adding fuel to speculation that the game will eventually come to PC.

Experience 5.1 Surround Sound with New Logitech Z607 Speakers

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Today Logitech announced the Logitech Z607 5.1 Surround Sound with Bluetooth, a new surround sound speaker system that connects to all of your audio sources at an affordable price. Featuring multi-source connectivity, you can listen to audio from your TV, phone and computer via Bluetooth, 3.5mm or RCA cables, and can also listen to content from an SD card or USB drive, as well as FM radio. With a more than 6-metre-long rear speaker cable, you won’t need to rearrange the room to set up and enjoy great audio as you can place the speakers in an optimal position to enjoy the surround sound in the room.

Steam Halloween Sale 2018 is Here

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Steam 2018 Steam Halloween Sale is live now and runs until November 1.

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 to include “budget” options

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Samsung keeps at it. With a behind-screen camera in development and talks of a new foldable phone, the S10 looks to be an interesting addition to their lineup.

Following the likes of Apple, Samsung is looking at expanding their specific model offering, something that hasn’t been done in a while. We all remember the slightly cheaper “mini” models that were released in years past. They were smaller, less-specced versions of the bigger phone, at a more affordable price. Samsung has stopped this since the S5 Mini, after which the A series seems to have taken up this space.

XBOX Game Pass Will Come to PC Soon

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Xbox Game Pass will come to PC in the future, according to Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft.

Xbox Game Pass is a monthly service that costs $10, and provides players with access to more than 100 games available via download.

Murderous Pursuits – Free on Steam

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For a limited time only get Murderous Pursuits free on steam

Murderous Pursuits is a kill-or-be-killed Victorian stealth-em-up for 1-8 players in which you must hunt and kill your quarry before your hunters do the same to you, all while avoiding witnesses.

 

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Review

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Rockstar’s highly anticipated sequel, Red Dead Redemption 2 is officially out today, and it’s LOOKING INCREDIBLE.

Eight years since the last entry in the series and five years since their last game overall, Rockstar Games finally returns with a Gem of a Game.

Released for XBOX ONE and PS4 today 26th October 2018.

Fallout 76 PC B.E.T.A. Now Available for Download

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If you went and pre-ordered Fallout 76!, The B.E.T.A. (Break-It Early Test Application) is now available for download on PC, and will be available to play starting on October 30.

Start Pre-Load Now!

Hidden Folks Half Price on Steam for Another 24 Hours

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For the next 24 hours you can get 50% off Hidden Folks on Steam, a hidden object game by indie developer Adriaan de Jongh.

Search for hidden folks in hand-drawn, interactive, miniature landscapes. Unfurl tent flaps, cut through bushes, slam doors, and poke some crocodiles. Rooooaaaarrrr!!!!!

INNO3D iCHILL 3X Cooler Allows User to Swap Between Dual or Triple Fan Cooling

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INNO3D, a leading manufacturer of awesome high-end graphics hardware components and various innovations enriching your life, introduces its new iCHILL cooling solution. Designed around NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX series factoring in the sheer power and performance of the RTX 20 series, with the first beneficiary’s being the INNO3D GeForce RTX 2070 and RTX 2080. The iCHILL X3 is fully equipped to allow heat dissipation and airflow optimisation so that you can push your high-end graphics card to the limit.

Fallout 76 System Requirements Made Known

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Bethesda’s upcoming multiplayer ARPG, Fallout 76, is due for release in a little under three weeks, and today we get an idea of the type of computer that will be required to play the game.

On the Intel side, things are rather heavy with it requiring a Core i7-4790 or better, while on the AMD side you’ll need a Ryzen 3 1300X or better. The recommended CPU doesn’t change on the Intel side, whereas on the AMD side it jumps up slightly to the Ryzen 5 1500.

All-New Creative Stage Series Soundbars

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Creative Technology Ltd announced today the release of the Creative Stage Series, a new line of high-performance under-monitor soundbars at very competitive prices.

“The Stage Series boosts the audio performance of stock PC and TV systems as well as gaming consoles through minimum fuss, cost-effectiveness and polished small form factor, compared with conventional 2.0 sound systems. This is especially ideal for users who want uncluttered desktops and homes. It’s the perfect solution for those looking for that extra ‘oomph’ when listening to music, watching movies or gaming at home,” said Low Long Chye, General Manager at Creative.

Cooler Master Releases the ATX 24 Pin 90° Adapter

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Cooler Master today announced the release of their new ATX 24 Pin 90° Adapter. Building a PC is about more than just getting all the parts to work. Each custom designed, home built system is a personal experience that expresses the needs and desires of the builder in terms of both performance and aesthetics. This new adapter is the latest way that Cooler Master is helping people express themselves through the building of PCs.

New K70 RGB MK.2 Low Profile Keyboards from CORSAIR

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CORSAIR, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced the launch of the new CORSAIR K70 RGB MK.2 LOW PROFILE and CORSAIR K70 RGB MK.2 LOW PROFILE RAPIDFIRE mechanical gaming keyboards. The newly released duo of K70 RGB MK.2 LOW PROFILE keyboards builds upon the renowned heritage of the award-winning K70 RGB MK.2 by combining the fastest actuating CHERRY MX Low Profile RGB keyswitches with a new slim design, for a more comfortable typing experience while preserving the K70 range’s mechanical precision and gaming performance.

Red Dead Redemption 2: Exploring the Open World Gameplay Livestream

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Watch a Livestream from IGN of the first 2 hours of Red Dead Redemption Open World Gameplay for the first time before official release.

Red Dead Redemption 2, arrives for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26th.

Metro 2033 is Free on Steam for 24 Hours

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Metro 2033 is free on Steam for only 24 hours
Metro 2033 is a first-person shooter survival horror video game developed by 4A Games and published by THQ. It was released in 2010 for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows

Realstic Reshade for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

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Xanthus has released a mod for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey called Reshade, which greatly improves the graphics quality of the game very little effect on performance.

The mod download page reads as follows: “The result of dozens of hours of painstaking tweaks and testing, here it is: No BS, just a realistic reshade that greatly enhances the visuals of Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey with very little performance cost. The intention here is a level of visual fidelity as close to pure realism as I can achieve.”

ADATA Launches XPG SX8200 Pro SSD, GAMMIX S5 SSD

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today announces a new line up of gaming hardware including the XPG SX8200 ProM.2 2280 SSD, GAMMIX S5 PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 SSD, and GAMMIX D30 DDR4 memory module.