We got our first look at Xi3’s Piston during CES in January. Since then Xi3 has made many improvements to it and it will be available just in time for the holidays! The Piston is an extremely compact PC system that is roughly the size of a softball (4.27×3.656×3.656-inches).
Over the years Bungie has been pretty good at keeping secrets, especially when it came to Halo, not much information leaked before the games release. Bugie’s upcoming open-world shooter Destiny is highly anticipated and a Reddit user stumbled across something that Bungie does not want you knowing just yet, a Destiny Beta test.
AMD expects The Radeon R9 270X to do quite well for the company. Also being priced at $199, it brings along a huge advantage. Sources from some leading online retailer have revealed quite an interesting piece of information, much to the benefit of the company as it reveals the stop keeping unit’s resemblance to the limited edition Radeon HD 7870 “Tahiti LE.
Sharp Corporation, a Japanese based manufacturer of electronics, surprises the world at the CEATEC show in Japan with the introduction of its Mebius Pad; Sharp’s very own Windows 8 tablet. Sharp has kicked off with its extraordinary performance with this newest tablet and the Mebius Pad surely breaks through the clutter with its resolution display of 2,560 x 1,600. This is quite dominant in the pool of other Windows 8 tablets as they all have max resolution of 1080p.
So much news has been circulating around the social media lately about AMD’s latest release of the Radeon R9 290X graphics card. Online bulletins keep playing around with the official release dates while many wait in anticipation. It was only until the press gathering in Turkey that the guessing games were over and so much curiosity was put to an end by AMD as it announced the official release of its fastest and most high end product in line. The press NDA of all specifications will come to an end on 15th of October this year at exactly 12 AM EST (Berlin time).
When AMD announced their brand new Radeon R9 290X flagship graphics card last week at their GPU 14 event many people noticed something missing from the cards. There were no CrossFireX connectors on the card. This is because AMD will be using new CrossFireX technology with the new Hawaii cards.
Patriot has been making memory for quite some time and their Viper series has been around for a while. Now on its third revision the Viper 3 Series offers dual and quad channel kits in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB capacities with speeds ranging from 1600 MHz all the way up to 2400 MHz. All of these kits are tested to work with both AMD and Intel systems and are ready to handle what you can throw at them. Today we will be taking a look at the PV38G240C0K kit, which is a 8 GB (2x4GB) kit that has a speed of 2400 MHz with timings of 10-12-12-30 at 1.65v. With its sleek heatspreaders and high speeds will the Patriot Viper 3 kit make it into your next build? Read on as we take a look…
We have been talking a lot about AMD’s Mantle API over the past few days and how it will give a nice boost in performance to video game titles that take advantage of it. One such game is Battlefield 4 and according to AMD the Battlefield 4 demo at AMD’s GPU 14 event was running on a single AMD Radeon R9 290X at 5760 x 1080.
The Windows Start Button was first featured in Microsoft’s release of Windows 95 and continued to be in Microsoft’s popular operating system until Windows 8 was released. This upset many people so in the first major update to Windows 8 Microsoft is bringing back the Start Button.