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AMD Announces Catalyst 14.2 Beta as Launch Drivers for Thief

AMD Announces Catalyst 14.2 Beta as Launch Drivers for Thief

NEWS  /  05 Mar 2014  /  6 weeks ago

AMD has announced the availability of AMD Catalyst 14.2 Beta for Windows OS, as launch drivers for Thief. The new drivers promise graphical effects exclusive to the said game title, as well as improvements that include better support for the Mantle API, and multi-GPU frame pacing for Battlefield 3 and 4 titles.

ASUS Cerberus Gaming Headset Engineered for Gaming & Mobile Usage

ASUS Cerberus Gaming Headset Engineered for Gaming & Mobile Usage

NEWS  /  03 Mar 2014  /  6 weeks ago

There are many gaming headsets in the market, but only a few can double-up for mobile usage. The recently launched Cerberus from ASUS is one such gaming headset that's also designed to provide users of smart devices with lively audio.

Cougar Extends Lineup of PSUs with GX V3 Series for Gamers

Cougar Extends Lineup of PSUs with GX V3 Series for Gamers

NEWS  /  21 Feb 2014  /  8 weeks ago

Aimed specifically at gamers, the new power supplies come in rugged black coating with golden grills, and are fully compliant with the 80 Plus Gold standard.

Valve’s Upcoming Dota 2 Documentary, ‘Free to Play’ Coming Soon

Valve’s Upcoming Dota 2 Documentary, ‘Free to Play’ Coming Soon

NEWS  /  21 Feb 2014  /  8 weeks ago

Valve’s upcoming documentary about competitive Dota 2 gaming, ‘Free to Play’ will be made available for free on Steam. ‘Free to Play’ is slated for screening on March 19, about a month from now.

AMD Loses Market Share to NVIDIA and Intel

AMD Loses Market Share to NVIDIA and Intel

NEWS  /  21 Feb 2014  /  8 weeks ago

According to Jon Peddie Research, AMD has lost significant ground in the GPU market, losing over 10% in market share in the past quarter.

Success Turns to Hatred: Flappy Bird Developer to Take Down App Very Soon

Success Turns to Hatred: Flappy Bird Developer to Take Down App Very Soon

NEWS  /  09 Feb 2014  /  9 weeks ago

If you haven't downloaded Flappy Bird, you may want to do so by the end of today as Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen has decided to take down the app. Read on to find out why.

CM Storm Mizar Gaming Mouse Unleashed

CM Storm Mizar Gaming Mouse Unleashed

NEWS  /  07 Feb 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Equipped with an Avago 9800 laser sensor, the new 8200dpi Mizar Gaming Mouse lets you adjust between four DPI levels using on-the-fly buttons, and incorporates a natural contoured grip, with reinforced rubber pads on both sides for added control. Pre-order now and you could walk away with an exclusive Gaming Backpack. Full details inside.

Struck Gold: Flappy Bird Takes in US$50,000 a Day in Ad Revenue

Struck Gold: Flappy Bird Takes in US$50,000 a Day in Ad Revenue

NEWS  /  06 Feb 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Indie smash hit game "Flappy Bird" racks up roughly US$50,000 a day on average from in-game ads, while its developer ponders on a possible sequel.

Prolink Ega Gaming Mouse Announced, Features Rapid Fire Button

Prolink Ega Gaming Mouse Announced, Features Rapid Fire Button

NEWS  /  05 Feb 2014  /  10 weeks ago

Named after the Lasiurus Ega, the Prolink Ega sports a illuminated golden-yellow breathing LED design, and comes with features that suit both role-playing (RPG) and first-person shooter (FPS) gamers.

AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Drivers Announced, a Must-Have for Mantle API Support

AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Drivers Announced, a Must-Have for Mantle API Support

NEWS  /  03 Feb 2014  /  10 weeks ago

AMD has released the Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers, with support for the Mantle API. For a start, the new drivers are touted to deliver a more fluid gaming experience for Mantle-based game titles.

Microsoft Rumors Suggest White Xbox One, Disc-less Xbox One and an April Release for Singapore

Microsoft Rumors Suggest White Xbox One, Disc-less Xbox One and an April Release for Singapore

NEWS  /  03 Feb 2014  /  10 weeks ago

According to rumors, Microsoft is planning on release two new variants of the Xbox One console later this year. In addition, the months of April and October will see the console being launched in more countries.

Gigabyte Adds Brix Gaming to Its Lineup of Compact PC Kits

Gigabyte Adds Brix Gaming to Its Lineup of Compact PC Kits

NEWS  /  27 Jan 2014  /  11 weeks ago

Powering on an AMD A8-5557M APU with the AMD Radeon R9 M275X discrete graphics processor, the Gigabyte Brix Gaming supports both mSATA SSD and standard 2.5-inch SATA hard drive installations, and features both Mini DisplayPort and HDMI ports on the rear panel, enabling simultaneous dual display connectivity.

ECS Z87H3-M Motherboard for Gamers Announced

ECS Z87H3-M Motherboard for Gamers Announced

NEWS  /  21 Jan 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Featuring durable, heat-resistant solid capacitors, the ECS Durathon-certified board include EZ charger technology, ECS iEZ utility, and supports up to three independent displays. Its external connectors feature heavy-duty ESD to safeguard against static.

ViewSonic Introduces New Line of Displays for Diverse Applications

ViewSonic Introduces New Line of Displays for Diverse Applications

NEWS  /  21 Jan 2014  /  12 weeks ago

ViewSonic has expanded its display series with the introduction of 23-inch and larger monitors. The new series includes intuitive touch screens, edge-to-edge frameless monitors, and audio-visual entertainment models.

Nintendo's Future Uncertain Amid Falling Wii U Sales

Nintendo's Future Uncertain Amid Falling Wii U Sales

NEWS  /  21 Jan 2014  /  12 weeks ago

After posting a projected operating loss for the financial year ending in March and slashing Wii U's annual sales by two thirds, Nintendo's stock fall by a value of 6.2 percent.

Steam Machines Benched and 3DMark-ed

Steam Machines Benched and 3DMark-ed

NEWS  /  17 Jan 2014  /  13 weeks ago

After the announcement of Steam Machines at CES 2014, Futuremark has been able to get their hands on a few of the consoles and test them with 3DMark. Which manufacturer's machine do you think came out in front?

SATA Too Slow? Plextor Introduces New M6e PCI-e SSD for Gamers

SATA Too Slow? Plextor Introduces New M6e PCI-e SSD for Gamers

NEWS  /  17 Jan 2014  /  13 weeks ago

SATA too limiting for you? Plextor has got you covered with their new M6e PCI-e SSD, which was designed for gamers and was only just announced at CES 2014.

AMD Sneaks in 3 'New' GPUs for the Mobile Radeon R9/R7/R5 Series

AMD Sneaks in 3 'New' GPUs for the Mobile Radeon R9/R7/R5 Series

NEWS  /  08 Jan 2014  /  14 weeks ago

While AMD executives were busy focusing on their APU strategy for the desktop, gaming and mobile space, they also managed to make a quick update of three new GPUs to join the notebook mobile Radeon graphics line-up. But are they really new? We give you our findings.

EVGA Struts Torq X10 Carbon Fiber Gaming Mouse at CES 2014

EVGA Struts Torq X10 Carbon Fiber Gaming Mouse at CES 2014

NEWS  /  08 Jan 2014  /  14 weeks ago

Clad with a real carbon fiber surface, the Torq X10 gaming mouse packs an 8,200dpi Avago 9800 laser sensor, an adjustable weight system, nine programmable buttons, and a unique sizing system that lets you adjust the height and length of its body.

Aorus X7 Holds Title of Lightest and Slimmest GTX SLI Gaming Laptop (For Now)

Aorus X7 Holds Title of Lightest and Slimmest GTX SLI Gaming Laptop (For Now)

NEWS  /  08 Jan 2014  /  14 weeks ago

The newly launched Aorus X7 is touted by Aorus to be the thinnest and lightest GTX SLI gaming notebook on the planet. It weighs only 2.9kg and measures 22.9mm thick, and is powered by a pair of NVIDIA GTX 765M GPUs for extreme gaming performance.

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