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Aorus Announces X3 Series of Gaming Notebooks, Packs 3K Display on 13.9-inch X3 Plus

Aorus Announces X3 Series of Gaming Notebooks, Packs 3K Display on 13.9-inch X3 Plus

NEWS  /  02 Jun 2014  /  12 weeks ago

Just last week, Aorus had announced that it upgraded its X7 gaming notebook with NVIDIA GTX 860M SLI graphics. Now, the company is launching its second gaming notebook, the X3. Sporting a IGZO QHD+ panel, the X3 has two display options: the X3 with a 13.3-inch display, and the X3 Plus with a 13.9-inch display.

MSI Launches Z97 Gaming 9 AC Motherboard

MSI Launches Z97 Gaming 9 AC Motherboard

NEWS  /  30 May 2014  /  13 weeks ago

MSI has just launched the Z97 Gaming 9 AC, a full-size ATX motherboard. According to the company, its marquee feature is the Xtreme Audio DAC onboard audio system that boasts of a specially designed EMI sheath. Read on to uncover more of the board’s features!

Aorus X7 Enhanced with NVIDIA GTX 860M SLI Graphics

Aorus X7 Enhanced with NVIDIA GTX 860M SLI Graphics

NEWS  /  29 May 2014  /  13 weeks ago

Aorus is set to exhibit its upgraded X7 gaming notebook at the upcoming Computex 2014, happening from 3rd to 7th June. It comes upgraded with dual GTX 860M GPUs, providing more power than a single GTX 880M graphics chip (when running 3DMark 11).

Aftershock XG13 V2 (QHD Version) review

Aftershock XG13-V2 - A Champion Gets Refreshed

REVIEW  /  29 May 2014

Aftershock has just refreshed its 13-inch XG13 model, which also happens to be our Tech Awards 2014 winner for best portable gaming notebook. Apart from the various hardware tweaks, it now also comes with an optional QHD high-resolution display. We check it out to see if it can handle gaming at such extreme resolutions.

Sony Says PlayStation 4 Already Profitable, Officially Enters China Market

Sony Says PlayStation 4 Already Profitable, Officially Enters China Market

NEWS  /  26 May 2014  /  13 weeks ago

According to Sony, its PlayStation 4 console is already profitable. It also officially announced that it will be entering the Chinese market, following the temporary lift on bans on gaming consoles.

MSI Announces Intel Z97 Motherboard Promotion

MSI Announces Intel Z97 Motherboard Promotion

NEWS  /  21 May 2014  /  14 weeks ago

MSI has announced its Intel Z97 motherboard promotion for the Gaming and Overclocking series. Read on to uncover the delectable details.

Google Rumored to be Buying Twitch for US$1 Billion

Google Rumored to be Buying Twitch for US$1 Billion

NEWS  /  20 May 2014  /  14 weeks ago

According to numerous reports, Google is said to be in talks to possibly acquire video game-streaming website Twitch for US$1 billion.

Gigabyte Aorus X7 review

Gigabyte Aorus X7 - True SLI Graphics in a Slim Gaming Machine

REVIEW  /  20 May 2014

Beware, gaming notebook makers. Here comes competition in the form of the 17.3-inch Aorus X7 that's packed with twin NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M GPUs. This brawny powerhouse comes in a 22.9mm slender package that rivals an Ultrabook, but yet it packs serious gaming firepower. Tune in to our review for the full details!

Prolink Set to Debut Two Gaming Keyboards at PC Show 2014

Prolink Set to Debut Two Gaming Keyboards at PC Show 2014

NEWS  /  19 May 2014  /  14 weeks ago

The new bat-themed multimedia keyboards, Velifer and Egregius, each feature 19 anti-ghosting keys, switchable WASD and arrow keys, and a Windows Lock key for uninterrupted gaming.

MSI Launches 27-inch AG270 AIO Gaming PC

MSI Launches 27-inch AG270 AIO Gaming PC

NEWS  /  16 May 2014  /  14 weeks ago

First announced at CeBIT 2014, the MSI AG270 adopts a 4th gen Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870/880M discrete graphics card with up to 8GB of GDDR5 memory and full DX11 support.

Tt eSPORTS Releases Draconem Aluminum Mousepad

Tt eSPORTS Releases Draconem Aluminum Mousepad

NEWS  /  16 May 2014  /  15 weeks ago

The new aluminum mousepad comes with two surfaces for use. The low-friction side lets you glide your mouse across the mousepad effortlessly, while the high-control side gives you more precision in-game.

MSI Nightblade review

MSI Nightblade Compact Mini-ITX Gaming System Reviewed

REVIEW  /  15 May 2014

The MSI Nightblade is a compact barebone mini-ITX system featuring the Z87I Gaming AC board, bundled with a 650W Gold Plus PSU and a slot-load ODD. Just choose your own CPU, memory, graphics card and storage options to complete this mini gaming system, but can it compete with regular full sized systems? Find out in our review!

Upclose with MSI's New Intel 9 Series Chipset Motherboards

Upclose with MSI's New Intel 9 Series Chipset Motherboards

FEATURE  /  14 May 2014

We are at a special event in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to check out MSI’s latest motherboards that are based on Intel’s new 9 Series chipset. Apart from checking out MSI’s latest offerings, we also learn more about the company’s strategy and plans for the year ahead.

PlayStation 4 Expected to Outsell Xbox One with 51 Million Units Sold by 2016

PlayStation 4 Expected to Outsell Xbox One with 51 Million Units Sold by 2016

NEWS  /  08 May 2014  /  16 weeks ago

Research firm IDC believes that the Sony PlayStation 4 will outsell the Xbox One with 51 million units sold globally by 2016.

Microsoft Introduces Xbox Live Gold Rush to Reward Xbox Live Gold Members

Microsoft Introduces Xbox Live Gold Rush to Reward Xbox Live Gold Members

NEWS  /  30 Apr 2014  /  17 weeks ago

To reward Xbox Live Gold members, Microsoft is introducing the Xbox Live Gold Rush where members can redeem free games and stand to win subscription cards, Xbox Live credit and a Gold Rush suitcase worth US$5000.

Xbox One Reportedly Coming to China in September (Updated)

Xbox One Reportedly Coming to China in September (Updated)

NEWS  /  30 Apr 2014  /  17 weeks ago

With China temporarily lifting its ban on gaming consoles, Microsoft is reported to be launching its Xbox One console in China this September.

HyperX Announces Cloud Gaming Headset

HyperX Announces Cloud Gaming Headset

NEWS  /  29 Apr 2014  /  17 weeks ago

Employing large 53mm drivers, the over-the-ear HyperX Cloud gaming headset features interchangeable velour ear cushions, a soft leather-padded headband with custom stitching, and a detachable microphone.

OCZ Launches RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD, Offers Up to 1.8GB/s Speeds

OCZ Launches RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD, Offers Up to 1.8GB/s Speeds

NEWS  /  25 Apr 2014  /  18 weeks ago

OCZ has just introduced the new RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD, utilizing premium Toshiba NAND memory and four SandForce SF-2282 controllers, for the most discerning users and enthusiasts.

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  /  20 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!

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