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How do you make the experience of buying from a boutique system builder easier than it already is? If you're Digital Storm, you answer that question by offering a line of pre-configured machines that are fully loaded to meet your budget and ready to ship in 72 hours. Not only do you save the time and energy required to build your own system... Read more...
How do you make the experience of buying from a boutique system builder easier than it already is? If you're Digital Storm, you answer that question by offering a line of pre-configured machines that are fully loaded to meet your budget and ready to ship in 72 hours. Not only do you save the time and energy required to build your own system... Read more...
Android 4.0 is finally making the rounds at a pretty good clip, and if you can believe it, it's actually making it onto something other than a phone or tablet. Yes, the Wikipad is a gaming-centric handheld, and yes, it's using Ice Cream Sandwich. It's actually one of the few highly unique Android 4.0 products we've... Read more...
After testing the GeForce GTX 680 last month, it was practically a foregone conclusion that a dual-GPU powered graphics card based on the same GK104 GPU was coming down the pipeline. The GK104 at the heart of the GeForce GTX 680 was able to best AMD’s current flagship GPU more often than not in our testing, and it did so while consuming... Read more...
Eurocom added the newest AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU to the EUROCOM Racer 2.0 notebook. The EUROCOM Racer 2.0 is a 15.6-inch small form factor notebook that uses the Intel Mobile HM 77 Express chipset and supports the full line of 22nm Ivy Bridge processors. The notebook also supports up to three storage drives and up to... Read more...
What’s more fun than a gaming mouse? A gaming mouse designed specifically for hacking and slashing games, which is precisely the raison d’etre of the Razer Naga Hex Wraith Red edition. The mouse is equipped with six mechanical side buttons, which are capable of 250 clicks per minute--a spec that is ideal... Read more...
Samsung announced the Samsung Series 7 Gamer laptop. This laptop features a mode-changing dial that lets you switch between four modes: Gaming, General, Quiet, and Power Saving. These preconfigured modes can quickly switch on and off components and optimize settings for the mode chosen.  The Series 7 Gamer features a 3rd generation Intel... Read more...
Earlier this month, Dell announced an overhaul of its Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18x gaming laptops, featuring NVIDIA 600 Series GPUs among other impressive specifications. The machines themselves boast backlit keyboards with multiple color zones, “headlights”, and laser-engraved nameplates. However, the laptops lacked an important... Read more...
Over the weekend, NVIDIA announced the dual-GK104 powered GeForce GTX 690. If you missed the announcement, the details are available right here. While we’re not able to give you the full run-down on the GeForce GTX 690’s performance just yet, we did uncover one more details we wanted to share. Last week, NVIDIA sent some pry... Read more...
Asus launched the new Republic of Gamers (ROG) G75VW and G55VW notebooks which feature Intel 3rd generation Core i7 processors. These new G-Series laptops also offer NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M/670M GPUs with up to 3GB of GDDR5 VRAM, up to 16GB of DDR3 DRAM, and support for dual hard drives in RAID 0/1 operation. For cooling, the G55VW utilizes... Read more...
Count Digital Storm as the latest custom builder to offer Intel’s 3rd generation Core processors (Ivy Bridge). The company isn’t just offering them in a few systems, though; Digital Storm is going whole hog and offering the chips in its entire line of gaming desktops and notebooks. In a press release... Read more...
Today at the GeForce LAN taking place in Shanghai, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen Hsun Huang unveiled the company’s upcoming dual-GPU powered, flagship graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690. The GeForce GTX 690 will feature a pair of fully-functional GK104 “Kepler” GPUs. If you recall, the GK104 is the chip powering the excellent GeForce... Read more...
Most of the major news in consoles this week was in handhelds, but there are major implications for both Sony and Nintendo. Nintendo broke a record that's stood for almost 125 years and posted the company's first ever yearly loss this week. The company had issued profit warnings as early as November, but the... Read more...
It's obvious, the PC and console game industry is in desperate need of an overhaul. With skyrocketing costs to develop games, gamers aren't going to accept $80-$100 game titles, especially not with mobile prices in the 99 cent - $4.99 range and with food and gas prices on the rise. In addition, attempts to seize the used game market and turn... Read more...
A few days ago, news broke that Max Payne 3 would require ~35GB of storage space. That's a huge number; even Rage, released last year, came in at a hair under 20GB. If you've followed game development at all, you've undoubtedly come across figures showing how the cost of developing a next-generation title has risen at an geometric rate... Read more...
NVIDIA has made secret of the fact that it believes mobile gaming will meet and/or exceed console gaming in terms of graphics very soon. They even provided a handy chart (pictured below) in a blog post. To that end, the company offered a sneak peek at two new games that are optimized for NVIDIA’s Tegra 3... Read more...
Alienware has updated its M14x, M17x, and M18x gaming notebooks, and the marquee feature change is support for NVIDIA 600 series graphics. On the lower end, the stock M14x will come packing the NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M (1GB GDDR5), and the M18x can be configured with up to dual GTX 675Ms (2GB GDDR5 each), with other... Read more...
Digital Storm announced its latest line of gaming PCs, the Marauder series, and they start at just $799. There are four models in the line, all of which are wrapped in the Corsair Vengeance C70, and they start at $799 and $999 for the Level 1 and Level 2 AMD FX-based systems and $1,199 and $1,299 for Intel Core i5-2500K-based systems. “With... Read more...
In a long, rambling, and entertaining blog post, the Halo team announced a launch date for Halo 4 (er, wouldn’t that actually be Halo 8?). November 6th, 2012 is the big day when the game launches worldwide, and it marks the beginning of a new trilogy in the Halo series. The date was not chosen by accident... Read more...
It's only been five months since Skyrim hit store shelves, but the amount of work done on the game by both Bethesda and an army of modders has been enormous. With the Creation Kit now in the wild for several months, we've rounded up some of the best mods available and brought them for your consideration. We'll also walk you through the modding... Read more...
It's only been five months since Skyrim hit store shelves, but the amount of work done on the game by both Bethesda and an army of modders has been enormous. With the Creation Kit now in the wild for several months, we've rounded up some of the best mods available and brought them for your consideration. We'll also walk you through the modding... Read more...
Corsair added a new wireless gaming headset and PC case to its Vengeance line. The new Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming headset uses 2.4GHz wireless and offers a battery life up to ten hours and a range up to 40 feet. The Vengeance 2000 also has a high-sensitivity, noise-cancelling microphone. The Vengeance 2000 7.1 wireless gaming headsets... Read more...
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