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Palit enters the SSD business with 7 new SATA drives

Palit Microsystems, mostly known for its custom graphics cards, has just announced two new SSD product lines. The Palit UV-S series uses the low cost triple level cell (TLC) NAND flash, while the GF-S series is "designed to perform for the gamers," and uses multi-level cell (MLC), offering better performance overall. As for the gamer-focused GF-S Series, the three drives here are largely similar apart from the storage capacities. The 120GB model has a max sequential read speed at 560 MB/s, but a

By | 2017-03-28T11:33:01+00:00 March 28th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Buy a GTX 1060 and get For Honor or Ghost Recon Wildlands for free

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 price-to-performance ratio is reason enough to consider the card, but if you're looking for added incentive to upgrade, you can now score a free copy of For Honor or Ghost Recon Wildlands. Initially the free game offer applied to qualified purchases of a GeForce GTX 1070 or 1080 card, desktop system, or laptop. It later expanded to included the GTX 1080 Ti after it launched, and now the GTX 1060 is joining the party. "The GeForce GTX 1060 is the ‘Recommended’ GPU for bo

By | 2017-03-28T08:21:00+00:00 March 28th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Build guide: the best cheap gaming PC

This build is aimed at creating a gaming PC that performs decently well for as little money as possible. Long story short: this is the best gaming PC build for $500. As this is a budget build, the best RX 470 variant to buy is the cheapest. (It's also our top pick for best budget SSD.) Fractal Design is one of our favorite case manufacturers, and the Core 1100 is a great case for this budget build.

By | 2017-03-27T16:45:32+00:00 March 27th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Unleash your full potential with the Logitech G Pro Gaming Keyboard

Boasting built-in ultra responsive Romer-G mechanical switches, a braided and detachable Micro-USB cable for convenience, and a compact “tenkeyless” design, the Logitech G Pro Gaming Keyboard is engineered from the ground up to deliver pro gamer caliber performance and reliability. Whether you’re an eSports athlete competing for big prize pools or just a gamer who takes their multiplayer performance seriously, there’s no better addition to your gaming arsenal than the Pro Gaming Keyboard. Watch

By | 2017-03-26T13:29:19+00:00 March 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda’s ‘recommended’ system predicted to run 30 fps at 1080p (Updated)

Update (March 10): We've received a little clarification on the question of exactly how well Mass Effect: Andromeda will perform on a 3GB GTX 1060. At PAX East today, we asked producer Michael Gamble if the card would really deliver 30 fps at best on high. The recommended, at least on my machine at home, I have a 1060, I run at higher than 30 [fps] for the majority of the game. We have a GTX 1060 in the office, so as soon as we can we'll test Andromeda with it and report back on how it performs.

By | 2017-03-10T18:30:44+00:00 March 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Nvidia’s 378.78 driver delivers giant gains in several DirectX 12 games

When AMD and Nvidia promise performance gains from a new driver, it's usually in the neighborhood of just a few percentage points. For those who are interested in taking in-game screenshots, Nvidia also added Ansel support to Ghost Recon: Wildlands. There are plans to add Ansel support to more games, including the upcoming Lawbreakers and Mass Effect: Andromeda. Nvidia's 378.78 driver also brings full support for the mighty GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, for which we have a review in progress. In short, i

By | 2017-03-09T15:49:08+00:00 March 9th, 2017|companies|0 Comments
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