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Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

FEATURE  /  18 Apr 2014

Lately, Aftershock rolled out its next-gen X and XG series gaming notebooks. Every machine now comes equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series GPU as well as a few other enhancements. We dive in to see what the refreshed X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 models have to offer.

Rumor: Specifications of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 GPU Leaked

Rumor: Specifications of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 GPU Leaked

NEWS  /  11 Apr 2014  /  1 weeks ago

The alleged specifications of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 GPU have been leaked. The Maxwell-based GPU boasts of a new GM204 graphics core, with a whopping 3,200 CUDA cores!

NVIDIA GeForce 337.50 “Performance Boosting” Beta Drivers Announced

NVIDIA GeForce 337.50 “Performance Boosting” Beta Drivers Announced

NEWS  /  09 Apr 2014  /  1 weeks ago

NVIDIA has announced GeForce 337.50 Beta drivers that promise to deliver performance boosts to DirectX 11-based game titles, as well as the expansion of the game optimization technology, GeForce Experience 2.0 to support over 150 games!

A feature on ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS (256GB)

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

FEATURE  /  05 Apr 2014

Two more mainstream SSDs have been launched recently, the Premier Pro SP920SS from ADATA and the M550 from Crucial. We put them to the test to see which is best and how it stacks up against other comparable drives in this tightly contested segment.

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

FEATURE  /  27 Mar 2014

Currently in technical alpha testing, Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard's newest franchise, a free-to-play MOBA (or ARTS if you prefer) in the style of DotA and League of Legends featuring an all-star cast from the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft universes. We take a closer look in this hands-on.

NVIDIA Shield Gets Slew of Software Updates to Keep PC Gamers Engaged

NVIDIA Shield Gets Slew of Software Updates to Keep PC Gamers Engaged

NEWS  /  27 Mar 2014  /  3 weeks ago

The portable gaming device, NVIDIA Shield is able to let PC gamers enjoy their favorite titles without being tethered to their gaming rigs. Not only has the GameStream technology been updated to expand Shield’s capabilities, the handheld device’s OS will also be upgraded to Android KitKat.

MSI's Latest Gaming Product Lineup to Feature XSplit Gamecaster

MSI's Latest Gaming Product Lineup to Feature XSplit Gamecaster

NEWS  /  27 Mar 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Designed for both casual and hardcore gamers, XSplit Gamecaster is a live streaming and recording tool that simplifies the streaming process and broadcasts their live gameplay sessions to social networks such as Twitch, UStream, and more.

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift For US$2 Billion

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift For US$2 Billion

NEWS  /  26 Mar 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Facebook has just announced a deal that will see it buy virtual reality headset makers Oculus Rift for US$2 billion in cash and stocks, with another US$300 million depending on Oculus Rift's performance.

Aftershock Unveils Refreshed Gaming Notebooks with NVIDIA 800M GPUs

Aftershock Unveils Refreshed Gaming Notebooks with NVIDIA 800M GPUs

NEWS  /  25 Mar 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Aftershock has unveiled refreshed versions of its X and XG gaming notebooks, now utilizing NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series GPUs. In addition, a number of other software and hardware upgrades have also been included.

MSI's AG220 & AG240 Gaming AIO PCs Announced

MSI's AG220 & AG240 Gaming AIO PCs Announced

NEWS  /  24 Mar 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Powering on Intel Haswell processors, these two AIOs come primed with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 860M discrete graphics card and Killer game networking accelerator card, with both models supporting up to three mSATA SSDs each.

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

NEWS  /  24 Mar 2014  /  3 weeks ago

Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.

MSI Introduces Gaming Laptops Featuring NVIDIA's GTX 800M Series Graphics

MSI Introduces Gaming Laptops Featuring NVIDIA's GTX 800M Series Graphics

NEWS  /  21 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

MSI has announced its gaming notebooks that are now furnished with the latest NVIDIA GTX 800M graphics family. They also come with SteelSeries gaming keyboards with multi-color backlit, killer networking feature to boost internet efficiency, Sound by Dynaudio speakers system, and XSplit Gamecaster, which will be pre-installed with a 6-month premium license.

AMD Gaming Evolved Expands with Trio of Exclusive Gaming Partnerships

AMD Gaming Evolved Expands with Trio of Exclusive Gaming Partnerships

NEWS  /  20 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

AMD has announced three new game developer partnerships for AMD Gaming Evolved, an ISV relationship program that assists developers in creating an enhanced PC gaming experience. They are: Rebellion Developments, Square Enix and Xaviant.

Aftershock XG Gaming Notebook Series Enhanced with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

Aftershock XG Gaming Notebook Series Enhanced with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

NEWS  /  20 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

In addition to the entire XG series featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M GPU that boasts a 40% performance bump from the previous GTX 760M, the updated XG13 model now offers an optional 4K Ultra-HD 3,200 x 1,800 display.

Flappy Bird Creator Plans to Put App Back on App Stores

Flappy Bird Creator Plans to Put App Back on App Stores

NEWS  /  20 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

The creator of Flappy Bird has said that he plans to put the app back on app stores in the future, but "not so soon".

Corsair Extends Line of Chassis with Trio of Carbide Spec Gaming Chassis

Corsair Extends Line of Chassis with Trio of Carbide Spec Gaming Chassis

NEWS  /  19 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Supported by a two-year limited warranty, the Carbide Spec gaming chassis will be available from April 2014 onwards.

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

NEWS  /  19 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Microsoft has just announced that it will be launching the Xbox One in 26 additional markets later this September and this includes Singapore.

Project Morpheus – Sony's VR headset  for the PS4

Project Morpheus – Sony's VR headset for the PS4

NEWS  /  19 Mar 2014  /  4 weeks ago

Sony shows off a prototype of Project Morpheus at GDC 2014, a virtual reality system that works with the Playstation 4. Is VR gaming going mainstream? Check out what Morpheus might bring to the table if it does go into retail.

Razer Blade & Blade Pro Gaming Notebooks Refreshed

Razer Blade & Blade Pro Gaming Notebooks Refreshed

NEWS  /  13 Mar 2014  /  5 weeks ago

The new 17-inch Razer Blade Pro sports the next-gen Maxwell architecture NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M GPU and new integrated Switchblade UI apps, while the latest 14-inch Razer Blade features the IGZO/IPS display panel, and next-gen NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M graphics.

NVIDIA Announces New GeForce GTX 800M Mobile GPUs

NVIDIA Announces New GeForce GTX 800M Mobile GPUs

NEWS  /  13 Mar 2014  /  5 weeks ago

NVIDIA has just introduced its new GeForce GTX 800M series GPUs that are based on its Kepler and first-generation Maxwell architecture and will feature a new battery-saving technology called Battery Boost.

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