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New Malware Targets Steam Users

12-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Targets infected via links in Twitch chat advertising Steam item giveaways, siphons Steam Wallet balance and items from affected accounts.

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Tagged as: Twitch, Steam, hacks

"Tragedy, Pathos, Tedium." GTA V Comes To PC

12-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Release date of January 27th puts it two months after the next-generation consoles. Hopefully enough to to optimise it properly.

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Tagged as: Rockstar, gaming

MSI Tease the Twin Frozr V and it's a thing of beauty

12-09-2014 by Craig Farren
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The MSI Twin Frozr V matches perfectly with MSIs latest gaming motherboards. So there's no need to say how good looking it is other than it is really, really good looking.

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Tagged as: MSI, Twin Frozr, GeForce, GTX 970

Angelbird Launch The SSD2go pocket.

12-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Roomy 128GB-512GB USB 3.0 storage is augmented through support for TRIM and SMART commands in addition to being a native UASP design.

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Tagged as: Angelbird, SSD, storage, USB

Remember the Scythe Tatsumi? Well now there are dedicated versions for AM and Intel sockets

12-09-2014 by Craig Farren
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With the Tatsumi, Scythe throws on the market a cooler compatible to a large number of sockets while being gentle on the budget, neither compromising on built-quality nor performance

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Tagged as: Scythe, Tatsumi, cooler, AMD, Intel

SanDisk Premieres World's Highest Capacity SD Card

12-09-2014 by Craig Farren
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SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC card holds 512GB on data and enables capture of 4K Ultra HD.

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Tagged as: SanDisk, SDXC, UHS-I, Extreme PRO

ASUS Release The Strix GTX 750 Ti OC In The UK

12-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Announced in July and now finally available, the GTX 750 Ti Strix's high performance cooler allows ASUS to push NVIDIA's Maxwell GM107 GPU to over 1.2GHz.

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Tagged as: ASUS, NVIDIA, Maxwell, 28nm

Noctua Broadens The A-Series Fan Range Into Sizes Down To 40mm

11-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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PWM, Fixed RPM and Ultra Low Noise variants all available, making the range suitable for a wide variety of applications.

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Tagged as: Noctua, fans, cooling

Apacer Branches Into New Form Factors For PCIe SSDs

11-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New drives cover both M.2 and mPDM+ standards, surpassing SATA III transmission speed limits whilst keeping to small dimensions.

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Tagged as: Apacer, SSD, storage

Microsoft May Be Planning $2bn Mojang Deal

10-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Bloomberg reports that Markus 'Notch' Persson could exit upon concluding the acquisition.

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Tagged as: Microsoft, Minecraft, Mojang

Thermaltake Release The High-End Core V51 Full Tower Chassis

10-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New case shakes up Thermaltake's typical mainstream internal design space, notably with improved water cooling support inc. 420mm radiators.

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Tagged as: Thermaltake, chassis, EATX, ATX

Ballistix Sport DDR4 Memory Broadens Crucial's Range

09-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Mainstream and performance DDR4 DIMMs for desktop PC now available, specially tailored to Intel's X99 platform.

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Tagged as: Crucial, RAM, DDR4

ASUS Announces The Strix R9 285

09-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Factory-overclock AMD Radeon R9 285 variant is cooled using ASUS's own DirectCU II tech for faster and quieter gameplay, especially under light load.

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Tagged as: ASUS, AMD, Tonga, 28nm, GCN

Samsung Prepping The 850 EVO SSD For Release

09-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Leaks indicate that the balanced price/performance SKU will likely use high density 3D TLC V-NAND, trading long-term durability for consumer value.

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Tagged as: Samsung, SSD, storage

GIGABYTE Complements Haswell-EP Release With New Server And Workstation-Class Motherboards

08-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New designs are based around Intel's C612 chipset, supporting DDR4 @ 2133MHz and up to two 2011-3 sockets on an ATX form factor.

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Tagged as: GIGABYTE, Intel, Haswell-EP, motherboard

Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 Processor Family Debuts

08-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Formerly known as Haswell-EP, these new enterprise-level CPUs offer up to 18 cores per socket, 45MB onboard cache and 2-way CPU configurations.

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Tagged as: Intel, Haswell-EP

180mm Form Factor Radiators Incoming From EK

08-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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EK Waterblocks to diversify its radiator range and support the still nascent wide spacing market.

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Tagged as: EKWB, cooling

Ryse: Son Of Rome Requirements, Including 4K Specs

08-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Crytek revise the previously issued Steam minimum and required specs, but the game still has fairly significant needs.

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Tagged as: Crytek, Steam, gaming

Raijintek Announces The Metis Mini-ITX Cube Case

05-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Diminutive aluminium chassis still supports dual-slot GPUs and ATX power supplies, and most importantly is available in a variety of colours.

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Tagged as: Raijintek, chassis, mitx

Republic of Gamers Announces Ares III

05-09-2014 by Craig Farren
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It's that time again where ROG releases their faster-than-the-fastest-dual-GPU-single-card-graphics card.

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Tagged as: ASUS, ARES, RoG, 290X x2

Huge Price Reduction Offered For AMD R9 295X2 At OCUK

05-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Normally 1000, AMD's flagship design is now 300 more affordable and reflects recent changes in the US MSRP.

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Tagged as: OCUK, AMD

Synology Launches The DiskStation DS115j

05-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Compact, low-power and single-bay - the DS115j NAS offers a low price point for home multimedia data sharing and storage.

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Tagged as: Synology, NAS, storage

G.Skill Release New Ripjaws 4 RAM Rated At 3333MHz

04-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Retail DDR4 memory continues to reach new heights and G.Skill lead the pack, certifying DIMMs up to 3333MHz @ 1.35V.

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Tagged as: G.Skill, DDR4, RAM

Logitech Unveils First Keyboard Designed For Your Computer, Smartphone and Tablet

03-09-2014 by Craig Farren
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Type Across Three Devices on Any Major Operating System with the Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480

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Tagged as: Logitech, Bluetooth, keyboard, K480

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