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Microsoft is bringing DirectStorage and Auto HDR to Windows 11

Microsoft unveiled that they will be bringing over some Xbox technologies to the upcoming Windows 11. The new operating system will support the DirectStorage API and Auto HDR from the get-go.  The announcement was made during Microsoft’s official announcement event for Windows 11. According to Microsoft, it will be “The best Windows ever for gaming”. […]

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Razer Project Hazel “smart mask” launches in Q4 of 2021

Originally unveiled at CES 2021, Project Hazel seemed like Razer’s yearly concept product. The highly relevant smart mask was unveiled without a promise to actually launch. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan later promised that the high-tech mask would be mass-produced, with a release window only now in sight. Razer expects the Project Hazel smart mask to […]

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AMD already ended support for Radeon 200, 300, and Fury GPUs

With AMD’s own FidelityFX Super Resolution launching today, many PC gamers headed over to the newly released Radeon Adrenalin 21.6.1 software. Some of which were met with a rather disappointing note: their AMD-branded cards don’t appear to be supported in this particular update. Is it an unlucky error? No, AMD’s own blog post confirmed that […]

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European retailers seem to be dropping GPU prices

After hitting an all-time high for retail GPU prices, the price listings are on the decline now. German hardware website 3DCenter published their data yet again, now clearly showing a dip in overall pricings for popular video cards. As opposed to up to three times MSRP, the average price are down to just under double […]

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Noctua launches NH-P1, a completely fanless CPU cooler

Austrian hardware brand Noctua, known for their iconic fans, has finally brought to life their NH-P1. This completely fanless CPU cooler was shown as early as Computex 2019, but launched earlier this week — roughly two years later. The quite formidable and fully metal cooling block retails at 109.90 dollars. The Noctua NH-P1 isn’t intended […]

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AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution launches in 7 games; 12 others coming soon

AMD’s proprietary upscaling technology, FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR), appears to be launching in 7 games on 22nd of June. Another 12 more should follow shortly after, possibly supporting FSR on launch. In addition, a hefty list of game developers and publishers appeared online too, all of which apparently interested in implementing the tech as well. […]

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GPU prices on eBay seem to be going down

It’s not exactly the end of the chip shortage just yet, but it’s something: the prices of resold graphics cards on eBay is in decline. Reddit user u/gregable gathered GPU prices on the mostly second hand oriented retail site, which have been going down ever so slightly since mid-May. According to cryptocurrency miner, the first […]

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Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flight brings flight sim gear to Xbox consoles

With Microsoft announcing their latest Flight Simulator coming to Xbox Series X/S on July 27th, you might be wondering how console gamers are going to steer planes around. Well, Turtle Beach is airdropping some gear on consoles. The VelocityOne Flight is an all-in-one flight stick, made with Microsoft Flight Simulator in mind. The device works […]

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Xbox embraces the meme, announces Xbox Mini Fridge

If it wasn’t clear already: Xbox doesn’t shy away from some friendly memes. Their chunky Xbox Series X console has been called a “fridge” ever since it was unveiled, and the gaming brand is doubling down on those jokes. During their E3 2021 press conference, Xbox announced an actual “Xbox Mini Fridge”. The overall design […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid comes with AMD Navi 23 GPU

As was foretold by rumors, the new Tesla Model S Plaid features a Navi 23 graphical chipset by AMD. The new infotainment system was fully unveiled by Elon Musk, who promptly claimed that the console came with “PlayStation 5 levels of performance”. After the initial presentation, Musk gave some demos on the system, playing Cyberpunk […]

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