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 2017-09-26 15:29 

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Marseille mCable Gaming Edition - Remove Aliasing with an HDMI Cable!... +

When we first saw product page for the Marseille mCable Gaming Edition, a wave of skepticism waved across the PC Perspective offices. Initially, an HDMI cable that claims to improve image quality while gaming sounds like the snake oil that "audiophil...

 2017-09-26 13:00 

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What's New, Plexycat? Plex News Adds Customized News Clips to Your Media Library... +

Plex has always been an excellent way to organize the movies, TV shows, and other media that you already have, but one area in which it has traditionally lacked is outside content. The Plex team has taken steps to address this in recent years, first with ...

 2017-09-26 02:45 

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Imagination Technologies Announces PowerVR 2NX NNA... +

Imagination Technologies is known to develop interesting, somewhat offbeat hardware, such as GPUs with built-in ray tracers. In this case, the company is jumping into the neural network market with a Power VR-branded accelerator. The PowerVR Series2NX Neu...

 2017-09-26 01:36 

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Intel Core i9-7980XE Pushed to 6.1 GHz On All Cores Using Liquid Nitrogen... +

Renowned overclocker der8auer got his hands on the new 18-core Intel Core i9-7980XE and managed to break a few records with more than a bit of LN2 and thermal paste. Following a delid, der8auer slathered the bare die and surrounding PCB with a polymer-bas...

 2017-09-25 20:15 

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ASUS' Tinker can be tailored for Soldiers and Spies... +

ASUS' take on single board computers is the new Tinker Board, powered by a 1.8 GHz Cortex-A17 based Rockchip RK3288 and a 600MHz Mali-T760 GPU which share 2 GB of LPDDR3. Storage is handled by a microSD slot, or the four USB 2.0 ports and the Tinker ...

 2017-09-25 19:19 

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Double the price; not so much performance though ... Skylake-X versus ThreadRipper... +

You cannot really talk about the new Skylake-X parts from Intel without bringing up AMD's Threadripper as that is the i9-7980XE and i9-7960X's direct competition. From a financial standpoint, AMD is the winner, with a price tag either $700 or $1...

 2017-09-25 17:12 

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Skimmer Scanner, a start to protecting yourself at the pump... +

If you haven't seen the lengths which scammers will go to when modifying ATMs to steal your bank info you should really take a look at these pictures and get in the habit of yanking on the ATM's fascia and keyboard before using them. Unfortunatel...

 2017-09-25 14:43 

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Noctua Focused on Ryzen with NH-L9a-AM4 and NH-L12S Low-Profile Coolers... +

AMD's popularity with Ryzen CPUs (and upcoming APUs) has made waves across the industry, and Noctua have jumped in with a pair of low-profile offerings that update previous designs for cramped case interiors. First up is the new version of the NH-L9a:...

 2017-09-25 07:00 

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The Intel Core i9-7980XE and 7960X Review: Skylake-X at $1999 and 18-cores... +

It has been an interesting 2017 for Intel. Though still the dominant market share leader in consumer processors of all shapes and sizes, from DIY PCs to notebooks to servers, it has come under attack with pressure from AMD unlike any it has felt in nearly...

 2017-09-25 03:03 

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Intel Announces 8th Gen Core Architecture, Coffee Lake... +

The official press deck for Coffee Lake-S was leaked to the public, so Intel gave us the go-ahead to discuss the product line-up in detail (minus benchmarks). While the chips are still manufactured on the 14nm process that Kaby Lake, Skylake, and Broadwel...

 2017-09-24 18:30 

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EFF Leaves the W3C over DRM Decision... +

On September 18th, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, EFF, announced that they were leaving the World Wide Web Consortium, W3C, due to its stance on DRM, effective immediately. This was published in the form of an open letter from Cory Doctorow, which is...

 2017-09-24 16:33 

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NVIDIA Releases GeForce 385.69 Drivers... +

New graphics drivers for GeForce cards were published a few days ago. Unfortunately, I became a bit reliant upon GeForce Experience to notify me, and it didn’t this time, so I am a bit late on the draw. The 385.69 update adds “Game Ready&rdquo...

 2017-09-24 02:29 

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New NVIDIA SHIELD TV SKU: 16GB with Remote for $179... +

NVIDIA is adding a third SKU to their SHIELD TV line-up, shaving $20 off the price tag by including just a media remote, rather than the current low-end SKU’s media remote and a gamepad. This makes the line-up: SHIELD (16GB, Remote Only) for $179.00...

 2017-09-24 01:59 

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Imagination Technologies Agrees to Canyon Bridge Offer... +

Canyon Bridge, a private investment LLC and a believable codename for an Intel processor architecture, has just reached an agreement with Imagination Technologies to acquire most of their company. This deal is valued at £550 million GBP and does not...

 2017-09-23 22:52 

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Apparently Kaby Lake Is Incompatible with Z370 Chipsets... +

According to the Netherlands arm of, while Kaby Lake-based processors will physically fit into the LGA-1151 socket of Z370 motherboards, they will fail to boot. Since their post, Guru3D asked around to various motherboard manufacturers, and ...

 2017-09-23 17:39 

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Unreal Engine 4.18 Preview Published to Epic Launcher... +

Epic Games has released a preview build of Unreal Engine 4.18. This basically sets a bar for shipped features, giving them a bit of time to crush bugs before they recommend developers use it for active projects. This version has quite a few big changes, e...

 2017-09-23 17:10 

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Crytek Releases CRYENGINE 5.4... +

The latest version of CRYENGINE, 5.4, makes several notable improvements. Starting with the most interesting one for our readers: Vulkan has been added at the beta support level. It’s always good to have yet another engine jump in with this graphics...

 2017-09-23 16:41 

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Amazon Web Services Discuss Lumberyard Roadmap... +

Lumberyard has been out for a little over a year and a half, and it has been experiencing steady development since then. Just recently, they published a blog post highlighting where they want the game engine to go. Pretty much none of this information is ...

 2017-09-23 16:22 

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Unity 2017.2.0f1 Released... +

While it’s not technically released yet, Unity has flipped the naming scheme of Unity 2017.2 to Unity 2017.2.0f1. The “f” stands for final, so we will probably see a blog post on it soon. This version has a handful of back-end changes, s...

 2017-09-23 04:16 

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Google Introduces Tesla P100 to Cloud Platform... +

NVIDIA seems to have scored a fairly large customer lately, as Google has just added Tesla P100 GPUs to their cloud infrastructure. Effective immediately, you can attach up to four of these GPUs to your rented servers on an hourly or monthly basis. Accord...

 2017-09-22 21:25 

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Asus XG27VQ; 27" of curved Freesync... +

To start with the particular specification which will upset some people, the ASUS XG37VQ is a 1080p monitor; so if life starts at 1440p then feel free to move on. For those still reading, this Freesync monitor supports refresh rates from 48 to 144Hz and ...

 2017-09-22 20:36 

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AMD enables RX Vega mGPU support... +

The newest Radeon Software ReLive 17.9.2 is especially worth grabbing if you have or plan to have more than one Vega based card in your system as it marks the return of Crossfire support. You can pair up Vega64 or Vega56 cards but do make sure they are a...

 2017-09-22 18:23 

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Extra memory! The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 ELITE... +

EVGA has released a new improved GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 Elite card, with 12GB of GDDR5x, running at 12GHz with a bandwidth of 528.3 GB/s. The reference card has 11GB of GDDR5x running at 11GHz with 484 GB/s of memory bandwidth so it will be interesting to see ...

 2017-09-22 18:05 

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Still no good news on the DRAM front... +

The change process technology continues to have a negative effect on DRAM supplies and according to the story posted on Electronics Weekly there is no good news in sight. The three major vendors, Samsung, SK Hynix and Micron are all slowing production as...

 2017-09-22 13:00 

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PCPer Mailbag #10 - 9/22/2017... +

It's Friday, which means it's time for PC Perspective's weekly mailbag, our video show where Ryan and team answer your questions about the tech industry, the latest and greatest hardware, the process of running a tech review website, and more!...

 2017-09-21 16:43 

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Podcast #468 - AMD Raven Ridge rumors, Intel and Global Foundries new fabrication technology!... +

PC Perspective Podcast #468 - 09/21/17 Join us for discussion on AMD Raven Ridge rumors, Intel and Global Foundries new fabrication technology! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS page HERE. The URL...

 2017-09-21 15:46 

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Corsair Overclocks With a Vengeance, Launches DDR4 4600 MHz Memory Kit... +

Corsair has launched a new Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory kit that is capable of hitting 4600 MHz at 1.5 volts. The new kit is a 16GB (2 x 8GB) kit that Corsair reportedly co-developed with AsRock for fine tune using their X299 OC Formula motherboard. The DDR4...

 2017-09-21 01:44 

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Technical Conference Releases... +

The day after Intel had its Technology and Manufacturing expo in China, GLOBALFOUNDRIES kicks off their own version of the event and has made a significant number of announcements concerning upcoming and next generation process technologies. GF (GLOBALFOU...

 2017-09-20 22:21 

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NVIDIA news; Ansel and ShadowPlay walk into Mordor... +

Gamescom 2017 just wrapped up and NVIDIA made a few interesting announcements during the conference. For those enjoying PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, they announced the game now fully supports ShadowPlay Highlights along with the newly released La...

 2017-09-20 18:13 

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 arrives... +

The original game was the first RPG that offered you a chance to argue with yourself, with a unique method of dialogue between the two main characters you played. It incorporated the environmental effects of spells in a much more effective way than the m...

 2017-09-20 17:39 

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NUC-kle up Baby, we're off to Hades Canyon!... +

CNXSoft were granted a look at upcoming Intel NUC models this morning, including the next generation of systems, dubbed Hades Canyon, with a variety of other Canyons as well. The most interesting are the top models, powered by Kaby Lake H and a discrete ...

 2017-09-20 03:33 

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Intel Technology and Manufacturing Day in China... +

Today in China Intel is holding their Technology and Manufacturing Day. Unlike previous "IDF" events this appears to be far more centered on the manufacturing aspects of Intel's latest process nodes. During presentations Intel talked about t...

 2017-09-19 22:57 

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EPYC headed for the top of the charts!... +

Patrick Kennedy of Serve The Home has just published his server-centric test EPYC test results and in his own words, "while AMD is very competitive at the high-end, its mainstream offerings are competing with de-featured Xeon Silver CPUs and absolute...

 2017-09-19 19:59 

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More Threadripper waterblocks, including an unfamiliar name... +

[H]ard|OCP have been hard at work testing a variety of Threadripper compatible AIO watercoolers, sometimes with their own adapters as these products are very new. They just revisited the XSPC RayStorm Neo which performed exceptionally and also note that ...

 2017-09-19 18:07 

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Texting troubles with 2FA... +

Two factor authentication is the way to go when dealing with important information online, unfortunately the most common way of enabling 2FA has proven rather vulnerable. With just your name, surname and phone number an unsavoury type could use a vulnera...

 2017-09-19 01:35 

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Western Digital Launches 12TB Gold Hard Drive To Consumers... +

Western Digital has a new mechanical hard drive for your treasure trove of digital data. Utilizing fourth generation HelioSeal technology and eight PMR platters to fit 1.5TB of data per platter, the WD121KRYZ has a capacity of 12TB and features quite a fe...

 2017-09-18 21:13 

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EPYC Linux performance from AMD... +

Phoronix have been hard at work testing out AMD's new server chip, specifically the 2.2/2.7/3.2GHz EPYC 7601 with 32 physical cores. The frequency numbers now have a third member which is the top frequency all 32 cores can hit simultaneously, for thi...

 2017-09-18 20:17 

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Raven Ridge rumours... +

If the rumours are true, the new 14nm Raven Ridge based AMD Ryzen 5 2500U will offer an impressive jump in performance compared to AMD's current generation of APUs. The Inquirer's source suggests the new APU will offer a 50% jump in single thread...

 2017-09-18 15:35 

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GIGABYTE Z270X-Gaming 8 Motherboard Review... +

Introduction Courtesy of GIGABYTE With the release of Intel Z270 chipset, GIGABYTE unveiled its AORUS line of products. The AORUS branding differentiates the enthusiast and gamer friendly products from other GIGABYTE product lines, similar to how ASUS us...

 2017-09-18 00:57 

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Street View Added to Google Earth VR Desktop... +

So this is a bit of a weird one. As our readers are probably well aware, Google Maps offers Street View, which allows you to see 360-degree images from a car as it travels as many roads as it can... since, like, 2007. Also, this year, they are beginning t...

 2017-09-16 07:32 

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AMD Ryzen 5 2500U APU With Vega Graphics Spotted in Geekbench Benchmarks... +

Back in May AMD made Ryzen Mobile official indicating that the APUs previously known as "Raven Ridge" would be launching in the second half of 2017. As that launch window closes, more details are starting to trickle out including benchmarks scor...

 2017-09-16 05:43 

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IBC 2017: AMD Radeon Pro Graphics Cards Will Support External Graphics Card (eGPU) Docks... +

At IBC 2017 (International Broadcasting Convention) in Amsterdam AMD made several announcements surrounding its Radeon Pro graphics cards for workstations. The graphics cards, which are aimed at professionals and replace the FirePro lineup, are now shippi...

 2017-09-15 16:07 

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MSI GS63VR Gaming Notebook - Another Take on Max-Q... +

It's been a few weeks since we took a look at our first gaming notebook with NVIDIA's Max-Q design, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus. We briefly touched on the broad array of announced Max-Q Notebooks on that review, and today we are taking a look at the MSI...

 2017-09-15 13:00 

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PCPer Mailbag #9 - 9/15/2017... +

It's Friday, which means it's time for PC Perspective's weekly mailbag, our video show where Ryan and team answer your questions about the tech industry, the latest and greatest hardware, the process of running a tech review website, and more!...

 2017-09-14 19:17 

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Corsair's K68 keyboard is immune to spit-takes... +

The K68 is not washable nor waterproof but thanks to a membrane under the keys, the Cherry MX Red switches and PCBs are protected from inadvertent spills or splashes. Physically it resembles other Corsair keyboards such as the K70, though with a plastic ...

 2017-09-14 18:53 

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Gaming graphics for under $100... +

If the majority of gaming time your PC spends is on CS:GO, Starcraft 2 or DOTA then it would be cruel to force a GTX 1080 or Vega 64 to do your heavy lifting. In many twitch games there is even a distinct advantage to reducing graphics quality to its low...

 2017-09-14 18:40 

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Proper per app permissions arriving to Windows 10... +

The new Creators Update for Windows 10 just received a noteworthy upgrade. Installed applications will now need your agreement to collect and transmit metadata such as your location and other information. Many of the concerns raised by Windows 10 users ...

 2017-09-14 16:01 

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Podcast #467 - NVIDIA WhisperMode, HyperX Keyboard, iPhone 8/X, and more!... +

PC Perspective Podcast #467 - 09/13/17 Join us for discussion on NVIDIA WhisperMode, HyperX Mechanical Keyboards, iPhone 8/X and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS page HERE. The URL for the ...

 2017-09-14 14:32 

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Toshiba Negotiating With Bain Capital For Sale of Its NAND Manufacturing Arm... +

Toshiba remains in a financial crisis in the aftermath of massive losses in its Westinghouse US Nuclear power division and has been attempting to sell off its still very much profitable NAND flash manufacturing business to compensate and right the company...

 2017-09-14 06:13 

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Colorful Reveals Custom Eight Slot Motherboard For Cryptocurrency Miners... +

Colorful recently unveiled an interesting bare-bones motherboard focused on cryptocurrency miners and other GPU heavy workloads with its main feature being eight double spaced PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots. The non-standard form factor Colorful C.B250A-BTC PLUS V20...

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