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CES 2017: AMD Vega has potential to beat GTX 1080Ti

AMD’s CES ultra-tease of its Vega hardware suggests that it could be as powerful if not more so than some of Nvidia’s most expensive graphics cards. It suggests that with advancements in the geometry pipeline, its new pixel engine and high bandwidth memory 2 (HBM2) it could end up being …

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DOOM PC Game Analysis

DOOM is finally here, complete with a fantastic campaign, Snap Map system and plenty of multiplayer modes to jump in to but is the PC version up to snuff?  When the DOOM open beta came around, the advanced graphics options were locked out so we didn’t really know what to …

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Battleborn PC Game Analysis

Battleborn came out earlier this month and while its launch may have been overshadowed by the Overwatch open beta, this might not be a game you want to let fall by the wayside. Gearbox’s ‘hero shooter’ is quite different from the likes of Overwatch and Team Fortress in a number of ways, …

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Hitman PC game analysis

Hitman has been one of Square Enix’s staple franchises over the years but this time around, they are handling Agent 47 a little differently. Rather than launching a full game, we are getting ‘episodes’ which are due to be released on a monthly basis. However, this is also one of …

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New AMD Zen details have begun to surface

With AMD set to release its Zen architecture processors towards the end of this year, the company has begun giving out more details during its quarterly earnings call. This week, AMD reported its quarterly earnings and in that call, CEO Lisa Su revealed a few more details on the Zen …

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How does Fallout 4 run on PC?

One of the most highly anticipated games of the last couple of years has been Fallout 4, ever since the famous Kotaku leak of 2013. Now, the game has finally arrived, bringing us back to the wasteland, but how does the PC version hold up? I managed to get access …

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Corsair Hydro H80i GT Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to take a look at another of the latest all-in-one water cooling units from Corsair, the Hydro H80i GT. This model has been designed to improve on the existing H80i which has found favour amongst a number of enthusiasts. Corsair are very highly regarded in the all-in-one …

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First benchmark results of GeForce GTX Titan X get published

As Nvidia continues to keep virtually all information about its forthcoming GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card under wraps, unofficial sources continue to feed the world with preliminary information about the forthcoming solutions. One of the web-sites has published what it claims to be the first benchmark results of the …

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Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E CPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest coolers from Thermalright, the Silver Arrow IB-E. This is a sizable dual-tower air cooler which goes up against the best models from the likes of Noctua and Phanteks. Thermalright might not be the first brand that comes …

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Arctic P614 BT Bluetooth Headphones Review

Today we are going to look at the latest set of Bluetooth headphones from Arctic – the P614 BT.  This headset seeks to break new ground for Arctic, moving the brand into the fiercely competitive premium end of the market.  Can they compete? We recently tested another Arctic model which …

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Arctic P253 BT Bluetooth Headphones Review

Today we are going to look at one of Arctic’s latest products, the P253 BT Bluetooth headset. This has been designed for budget-restricted users who are looking for a decent pair of Bluetooth headphones, particularly those who want to use them for sports. Even though we are more accustomed to reviewing …

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Arctic Accelero Xtreme IV GPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to look at Arctic’s top-of-the-range GPU air cooler, the Accelero Xtreme IV.  We recently took a look at Arctic’s take on all-in-one graphics card cooling, the Accelero Hybrid II, which performed well, despite being let down by a complicated installation process.  We are excited to see …

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Samsung to fix 840 Evo SSD performance crippling bug

Over the last few weeks there has been numerous reports of a performance crippling bug found in Samsung’s 840 Evo SSDs. Users over at Overclock.net found that when month old data was found on the drive, read speeds would suffer greatly. However, fortunately for Samsung SSD users, the company has …

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Thecus N2310 2-bay NAS Review

Today we are going to look at one of the latest products in Thecus’ range of NAS servers – the N2310.  This comes in at the bottom of their range, designed for home and small business users on a budget.  We are interested to see where they have compromised on …

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Tenda W311R+ Wireless Router Review

Today we are going to take a look at the Tenda W311R+ Wireless router which is designed for home and small office environments, offering reasonable performance at an affordable price. Tenda are not a particularly well-known brand but we have tested some of their products before and have been generally …

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Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to look at an exciting new cooler from Noctua – the NH-D15. Unfortunately to some technical issues, our review of this has been delayed for some time now. The Noctua NH-D15 slots in at the top of their range of coolers – above the critically acclaimed NH-D14 …

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