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Endgame Gear XM1 Gaming Mouse Review

When it comes to competitive gaming, complexity isn't something you want. You want to streamline your experience so you can focus on what matters; winning! The Endgame Gear XM1 is as simple as gaming mice come, or at least, it ...

13 hours ago

AMD 3rd-Gen Threadripper Release Dates Leak

With the 3rd-generation AMD Threadripper processor releases expected this November, we have already started to see a number of pre-launch leaks surrounding what we can likely expect. For example, only yesterday we saw some clues ...

14 hours ago

The US Military Stops Using Floppy Disks For Nuclear Launches

It's always mildly disconcerting when you hear that a rather antiquated piece of technology is still in use for a particularly important job and in terms of computing, it doesn't get much more antiquated than floppy disks. Well, ...

14 hours ago

Intel Could Reveal Their Graphics Cards in Mid-2020

For a number of months now, there were rumours that Intel may have been preparing a semi-surprise for the market by announcing their first discrete graphics card releases before the end of this year. Admittedly, we always thought ...

14 hours ago

Windows 7 Pro Users Can Expect End of Support Notifications

As much as many of you might still be stubbornly clinging onto the Windows 7 operating system, you're going to have to make some very difficult decisions in the very near future. Yes, official support (beyond the realms of ...

14 hours ago

AMD Release Adrenalin 19.10.1 WHQL Drivers

The latest AMD graphics card drivers have just been released. They offer up a range of fixes that are sure to please gamers enjoying both Borderlands 3 and GRID. The update brings us up to Radeon Software Adrenalin version 19.10.1 ...

16 hours ago

4K Trailer Released for Red Dead Redemption 2 PC

If you're a super patient PC gamer just like me, you've waited a long time for Red Dead Redemption 2. I haven't played even a minute of it on a console. I own the consoles, I even have access to a copy of the game, but alas, I ...

16 hours ago

Steelseries Apex Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Most mechanical keyboards are fairly similar. They'll feature mechanical switches from Cherry, Kailh, TTC, and they're all broadly the same type of switch. SteelSeries is no stranger to the trend either, but it looks like it's ...

1 day ago

Arctic Launches Their Freezer 50 Threadripper Cooler

With the upcoming release of the 3rd-generation AMD Threadripper processors, you might be eying one up as part of your next HEDT build. As this is going to be a pretty hefty processor (with a reported TDP as high as 280w) you're ...

2 days ago

UK Finally (and Quietly) Drops Plans for Online Porn Age Checks

Late last year, the UK Government proposed changes to the law that would require any access to online pornographic websites to undergo an age verification of the user. Something that seemed likely to happen as the proposals were ...

2 days ago

Blizzard Releases Gameplay Footage from Warcraft III Reforged

If one thing is clear at Blizzard, it's that they are currently in something of a desperate need to release a new game. While the release of World of Warcraft Classic is, no doubt, bolstering things a little bit in terms of ...

2 days ago

AMD Leaks 24-core Zen 2 CPU as Threadripper 3960X

We are fully expecting, all going well, for the 3rd-generation AMD Threadripper processors to be released at some point next month. To date, however, there hasn't been much in the way of information surrounding them nor indeed ...

2 days ago

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Updated to 1.5.1

A 400mb patch has been released for Assassin's Creed Odyssey. It'll be available later today, and brings a range of bug fixes for all formats. However, it includes a range of fixes that are specific to the PC version ...

2 days ago

World of Tanks Ray Tracing Demo Released

The latest update for World of Tanks is a pretty big deal, at least when it comes to rendering. The update adds ray tracing to the game, but most importantly, it doesn't rely on Nvidia RTX graphics cards. Now, I've said this a ...

2 days ago

Silicon Power SP P34A80 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

It has been a couple of months since I had an M.2 NVMe drive in the office which makes today a joy. I have Silicon Power's SP P34A80 2280 M.2 NVMe SSD here for a closer look at some benchmarks. The drive is available with up to ...

2 days ago

MMD Philips Release New 34-Inch Ultrawide 346B1C Monitor

MMD, a licened partner for Philips monitors has unleashed the new ultrawide today. It's called the Philips 346B1C 34” curved UltraWide VA LCD monitor with USB-C. The panel is obviously massive, which is the key selling point. ...

3 days ago

MSI’s New GTX 1660 Super Gaming X and Ventus XS Pictured

The Nvidia Geforce GTX 16xx series is proving to be a hit for the green team. For a pretty fair price, you get a decent mid-budget card that can deliver great 1080p performance and good 1440p performance. Now MSI is looking to ...

3 days ago

AOC CQ32G1 QHD Curved 144Hz Monitor Review

Gaming monitors are plentiful these days, ranging from affordable 1080p models right up to flagship models that can cost over £2000. So, it's a fair assumption that there's a model for just about everyone. There are a few key ...

3 days ago

2,500 Classic MS-DOS Games Are Free to Play in Your Browser

I must admit to being more than a little nostalgic for the old days of gaming. Yes, I am (unfortunately) old enough to remember using MS-DOS as an operating system. Albeit usually as a faster alternative to the much more ...

4 days ago

Phonocut Custom Vinyl Record Maker to Hit Kickstarter

It's hardly any secret that despite their decline in the late 80s and throughout the 90s, vinyl records are back and in big business. In fact, recent figures showed that before the end of this year, vinyl sales will actually be ...

4 days ago

XFX Custom Radeon RX 5500 Graphics Card Images Leak

Earlier this month AMD finally confirmed the upcoming release of their latest graphics card. Namely, the Radeon RX 5500. Admittedly, this was simply confirming what we already knew and, as often in these cases, we were just ...

4 days ago

Gears 5 Rage Quitters Face 2 Year Multiplayer Bans

One of the more frustrating aspects of playing an online multiplayer game is when a teammate decides to quit in the middle of a round. Usually just after giving the rest of you a torrent of abuse about how bad you are at the game ...

4 days ago

Corsair One Desktop Systems Get a Healthy Upgrade

Corsair has announced the availability of several new models of its signature CORSAIR ONE family of gaming PCs. We actually reviewed one of the current/previous models a few months back, the Corsair One i140, and it was pretty ...

4 days ago

EVGA RTX 2070 Super Ultra+ Announced

EVGA is the latest GPU manufacturer to make me think that Nvidia product names are getting a bit silly. The EVGA RTX 2070 EX Plus Alpha is here. No wait, that's Street Fighter. The EVGA RTX 2070 Super Ultra+ Series is what I ...

4 days ago

Konami’s New Silent Hill Confirms Fans Worst Fears

With the acrimonious split between Konami and Hideo Kojima a little over 4 years ago, the future of franchises such as Metal Gear Solid and Silent Hill have looked more than a little bleak. The latter of which was perhaps the most ...

5 days ago

Intel i3-10100 Benchmark Reveals Huge Performance Boost

If rumours are to be believed, then the release of the Intel 10th-generation processors are literally just around the corner. That is, at least, the theory. There is, of course, still the possibility that Intel may end up holding ...

5 days ago

Cyberpunk 2077 Unlikely to Ever Release for the Nintendo Switch

In terms of upcoming gaming releases, if the Final Fantasy VII remake doesn't have your attention then Cyberpunk 2077 probably does. Admittedly, the hype train has been in a high-gear for a very long time now with this release, ...

5 days ago

Aldi UK To Sell £949.99 Gaming PC – Is it any good though?

Aldi is, without a doubt, one of the biggest names in the world in terms of supermarkets and I think there's very few of us out there that haven't often ended up walking in planning to just buy a few groceries and have ended up ...

5 days ago

InWin Alice “PC Case” Revealed – A Case With Clothes

We saw the InWin Alice in prototype form at Computex earlier this year. It's safe to say, it's one of the most out-there and crazy ideas we've seen for a PC case. However, it's also one of those that was just so wild and bonkers, ...

5 days ago

Seagate Backup Plus Portable 5TB HDD Review

A large storage capacity doesn't need to be expensive nor physically large, as Seagate proves with the Backup Plus series. Today I have the Backup Plus Portable 5TB HDD in the office for a closer look and some ...

5 days ago

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