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Nvidia Shield Android TV Review

While set-top streaming boxes are a fairly saturated marketplace, most of these boxes don’t take aim at gamers with powerful enough hardware. However, this is not the case with the Nvidia Shield Android TV, a sleek and small streaming box powered by the Tegra X1 20nm SoC, which utilises the Maxwell …

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Overclockers UK is having a sale on the GTX 980Ti

If you are shopping around for a new graphics card this weekend or more specifically, if you are shopping around for a GTX 980Ti, then Overclockers UK has a pretty good deal running for the next couple of days. They are having a sale on the reference OCUK GTX980Ti, bringing …

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EVGA launches GTX 980Ti VR Edition

EVGA’s previously announced GTX 980Ti ‘VR Edition’ has finally arrived following on from its debut at CES. The card arrives just in time for the first wave of virtual reality headsets, like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, which will be hitting the market over the next couple of …

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EVGA is launching a GTX 970 Hybrid GPU

EVGA has received plenty of positive reception for its Hybrid series of graphics cards, which currently include the GTX 980, GTX 980Ti and Titan X. Now, the company is adding another GPU to the closed-loop cooled line-up, Nvidia’s popular GTX 970. As with the other Hybrid graphics cards, the GTX …

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Gigabyte to launch ‘Xtreme Gaming’ Nvidia GPUs

Gigabyte has prepared an update for its entire line-up of Nvidia Maxwell based graphics cards, ranging from the entry-level GTX 950 all the way up to the Titan X. All updated GPUs will fall under the new ‘Xtreme Gaming’ brand, which features an updated version of the WindForce triple fan …

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2GB GTX 960s to be phased out in favour of 4GB versions

Back in early October, we heard rumours that Nvidia may be preparing some changes to its budget line of graphics cards. More specifically, we heard that the 2GB versions of the GTX 960 would be phased out and discontinued in favour of 4GB versions, now it seems that add-in board …

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Gigabyte announces the GTX 980 Waterforce graphics card

Gigabyte has a new GPU on the block. The company just announced its new GTX 980 Waterforce graphics card, featuring an all in one watercooling unit and unique GPU shroud to help stand out from the crowd. MSI and EVGA both offer similar offerings in the form of their SeaHawk and …

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MSI launches GS40 Phantom series Gaming Notebooks

MSI is well-known for its gaming laptops and today it is revealing its brand new GS40 Phantom series of notebooks, based on Intel’s latest generation Skylake processors and Nvidia’s Maxwell-based graphics chips all packed in to a powerful 14-inch form factor, bringing you a truly capable gaming experience on the …

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Nvidia gets first samples of GP100 from TSMC, begins internal tests

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has successfully produced the first samples of Nvidia Corp.’s code-named GP100 graphics processing unit. Nvidia has already started to test the chip internally and should be on-track to release the GPU commercially in mid-2016. 3DCenter reports that Nvidia has sent the first graphics cards based on the …

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Nvidia changes roadmap: ‘Volta’ is now due in 2018

Nvidia Corp. has slightly changed its roadmap concerning GPU architectures. As it appear, its next-gen GPUs code-named “Pascal” are now due in 2016, whereas their successors will be released only in 2018. Based on a new roadmap that Nvidia showcased at a tech conference in Japan, the company will release its …

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OcUK cuts price of KFA2 GeForce GTX 980 ‘8Pack Edition’ by 10%

Factory-overclocked graphics adapters offer performance and features that are simply not available on add-in-boards designed by developers of graphics processing units. Unfortunately, graphics cards with extreme clock-rates and high overclocking potential also cost considerably more than adapters based on reference designs. Fortunately, from time to time stores offer great deals on them. Overclockers …

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MSI and Corsair team up to launch GTX 980TI Sea Hawk

MSI and Corsair have teamed up to launch the GTX 980Ti Sea Hawk, combining the best of air and liquid cooling. The new GPU was officially announced at the Tokyo Game Show this week, combining MSI’s expertise in graphics cards with Corsair’s highly rated closed loop liquid coolers. The GTX …

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Galax offers GeForce GTX 980 Ti card for extreme overclockers

Galax, a graphics card brand owned by Palit Microsystems, has quietly unveiled its factory-overclocked GeForce GTX 980 Ti-based graphics card that not only offers incredible performance out of box, but is actually designed for extreme overclocking. The Galax Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti HOF LN2 GOC Edition features rather extreme …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti FTW: Extreme performance, lower cost

EVGA on Friday introduced yet another graphics card based on Nvidia Corp.’s GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics processing unit, which boasts nearly 20 per cent higher clock-rates compared to reference boards. Performance of EVGA’s GeForce GTX 980 Ti FTW in games should be higher compared to performance of Nvidia’s GeForce …

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MSI teams up with Corsair for hybrid-cooled graphics cards

MicroStar International this week revealed at its Facebook page that it is getting closer to unveiling graphics cards with hybrid cooling solutions. The company did not disclose when or what it plans to launch, but one of the first graphics adapters from MSI to feature new coolers will be powered …

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Gigabyte Xtreme Gaming: graphics cards with hand-picked GPUs

Gigabyte Technology’s G1 Gaming graphics cards and mainboards are known for their outstanding performance, overclocking potential and capabilities. However, such products are primarily designed for gamers and modders. For those, who want to have even higher quality and overclocking potential, Gigabyte on Thursday introduced its new lineup of products, the …

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Nvidia: Sales of high-end GeForce GTX GPUs are increasing

It is not a secret that sales of discrete graphics processing units for personal computers are decreasing. In the second quarter of the year shipments of graphics cards for desktop computers dropped to the minimum level in many years. Despite of this, shipments of graphics cards used by gamers are …

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