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PowerColor “Name our Babies” Graphics Card Giveaway

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PowerColor has an interesting giveaway for creative types and has asked the public to suggest interesting names for their graphics card series. The prizes are pretty sweet and up for grabs are three PCS+ R9 290X  for the grand prizes (three different winners) and three Devil R9 270X for second place winners (for a total of six).  Contest begins November ... Read More »

NVIDIA Asks: What is #Greenbox ?

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While blurred out images are not foreign to me, especially when browsing Japanese websites, an interesting image popped up on my Twitter feed with the hashtag #greenbox. It is preceeded with the question of what could this upcoming NVIDIA Shield related object be. Is it a new device? Is it a gaming bundle? What is inside the box? Is it ... Read More »

AMD Bundles Civilization Beyond Earth with R9 290 Series Video Cards

Civilization Beyond Earth AMD Bundle

Users who purchase an AMD Radeon R9 295X2, R9 290X and R9 290 graphics cards starting November 6, 2014 can qualify for a complimentary copy of Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth, which takes advantage of the larger framebuffers offered by the R9 series. More information is available below from the official press release AMD Launches Exclusive Sid Meier’s Civilization®: Beyond ... Read More »

CPU Magazine Vol. 14 November Issue Now Available

CPU Magazine November 2014

Computer Power User magazine’s November issue has hit the shelves in both print and digital versions, covering Intel Extreme Masters tournament and featuring Bill Owen’s H.R. Giger “Biomechanical” Tribute Casemod. Other modding related articles in this month’s issue include water-cooling guide from EK, various LAN events and cable management covered in the Hard Hat Area segment. To subscribe to Computer ... Read More »

MathMilitary MARPAT Corsair 760T Mod

Corsair 760T MARPAT Mod

There are many military themed mods out there but French modder Mathieu “MathMilitary” Delsuc is unique in that he intends to bridge the gap between the rugged military aesthetic with sleek modernity and clean functionality. Using a Corsair 760T full-tower case, Mathieu has built a water-cooled system that is steeped in style inspired by US marine digital camo patterns. Modder ... Read More »

AMD Appoints Dr. Lisa Su as Chief Executive Officer

AMD CEO Lisa Su

Replacing Rory Read, former Chief Operating Officer Dr. Lisa Su is now appointed as AMD’s Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Su is an engineer with extensive semi-conductor experience so it is an interesting move on AMD’s part and can be viewed as a step forward in advancing their technology once again after Read’s appointment in 2011 whose primary focus was stabilizing ... Read More »

Noctua Adds 92, 80 and 40mm Fan Models to their A-series

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Distinctly tan and brown Noctua fans get three new additions to the family: 92, 80 and 40mm A-series fans. Noctua’s A-series fans are their flagship series designed for heatsink use (high static pressure) and features their Advanced Acoustic Optimization (AAO) technology. According to Noctua CEO Roland Messig, it took three years to develop this design so that it meets their ... Read More »

ASUS to Lower Motherboard Prices

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ASUS, the world’s current leading motherboard manufacturer known for their cutting edge Republic of Gamer series is slashing prices on their motherboard line to maintain market lead, according to Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) reports. The prices are to be dropped by 5-10% to reach ASUS’ targeted aim of 22.1 million units sold by the end of 2014, current ASUS motherboards ... Read More »

Cooler Master Mizar Mouse Now Available

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Cooler Master initially showed off their Mizar with the Alcor gaming mouse at CES 2014 earlier this year in Las Vegas. Now, the right-handed contoured Mizar is finally available in the North American market.  Equipped with an Avago 9800 laser sensor, the Mizar is capable of up to 8200 DPI and can be switched up and down live through butDPI ... Read More »