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AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse

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AVADirect's custom-built Mini Gaming PC packs some serious power inside its small, shock-resistant mini-tower. This compact gaming PC doesn't come cheap, but the $2000+ price tag isn't too bad considering some gaming rigs will cost you over $5000. Plus, the performance - it scored an impressive 200 on our...
AVADirect Mini Gaming PC review: custom-built, compact powerhouse

AMD Questions and Answers

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AMD Questions and Answers is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedThanks to AMD for allowing our community to ask them questions. Yes, we have an open line of communication with them – so don’t think it begins...
AMD Questions and Answers

DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

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We're entering a world of mainstream 64-bit computing -- whether we like it or not. Just weeks after Adobe started requiring 64-bit Macs for CS6, DICE's Rendering Architect Johan Andersson has warned that some of his company's 2013 games using the Frostbite engine will need the extra bits as...
DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

ET deals: $50 off Alienware's console-killing X51 HTPC

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Alienware's X51 is a unique machine, with a size and design that makes it fit for the living room and enough optional performance parts that it can easily replace your gaming PC or console. This deal offers a rare discount on the base model, getting you into this sleek, stackable...
ET deals: $50 off Alienware's console-killing X51 HTPC

Briefly - Norton 360 Everywhere, Alienware, Kindle Fire

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Boutique gaming PC manufacturer Alienware users with outstanding laptop orders were informed by email today that the placed order is being upgraded to Ivy Bridge processors at no extra cost. No further delay in the placed order is expected. The Ivy Bridge upgrade is exclusive to Alienware orders, and will...
Briefly - Norton 360 Everywhere, Alienware, Kindle Fire
Valve reportedly fires more employees as part of 'great cleansing'

Samsung's NP700 gaming laptop goes up for pre-order with Ivy Bridge pride

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Jonesing for some more of Samsung's 17-inchers? Jones no more, because the Korean manufacturer has just put its NP700G7C gaming laptop up for pre-order. Packing 16GB of memory, this new Series 7 lappy made a brief appearance on Best Buy's website last month, but was quickly pulled. This time,...
Samsung's NP700 gaming laptop goes up for pre-order with Ivy Bridge pride

CyberPower Zeus Storm gaming PC unveiled

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Boutique gaming PC manufacturer CyberPower Inc today revealed the Zeus Storm series -- a trio of desktop computers equipped with the newest Intel and AMD processors and high-powered discrete video cards. Customers can select from the Zeus Storm 1000 with 8-Core AMD Zambezi processors, the Zeus Storm 2000 featuring Intel's...
CyberPower Zeus Storm gaming PC unveiled

Quad-channel DDR3 memory corralled in round-up, Corsair, G.Skill and Patriot take home the trophies

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If you've wanted to build an X79-based gaming PC but were fretting over getting the most out of the quad-channel DDR3 memory you'll want to pair with that Ivy Bridge processor, don't fret: HotHardware has gathered together some of the most common high-speed RAM options and put them to...
Quad-channel DDR3 memory corralled in round-up, Corsair, G.Skill and Patriot take home the trophies

Xi3, Valve join forces on a compact gaming PC for your HDTV (video)

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LAS VEGAS--Modular PC manufacturer Xi3 makes some pretty tiny machines, and now we know that it's working on something big. The company is working on a mini-PC that's small enough to fit in your hand, yet powerful enough to play mid-level PC games on an HD display. More importantly,...
Xi3, Valve join forces on a compact gaming PC for your HDTV (video)

Windows 8 and Xbox: How to realize their hidden synergy

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The gaming PC and the living room game console have never been close friends. So PC gamers play their PC games, console gamers play their console games, and never the twain shall meet. Or is everything changing? Windows 8 helps tear down the wall that's been built between these...
Windows 8 and Xbox: How to realize their hidden synergy

ASRock announces M8 compact gaming rig in collaboration with BMW

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BMW and ASRock just announced the new M8 gaming PC, which will debut at Computex next week. The collaboration is ASRock's first rig with a small form factor, though it shares the sharp lines and edgy color palette of the hulking, BMW-designed Thermaltake Level 10 case. An OLED screen...
ASRock announces M8 compact gaming rig in collaboration with BMW

ROCCAT Power-Grid app, Phobo gaming keyboard shift PC controls to your phone

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Razer's switchblade concept may not have made it out of CES 2011, but its dynamic, adaptive keys lived on, both in the outfit's Star Wars: The Old Republic keyboard and Blade laptop. The hardware is slick, to be sure, but what if you could snag similar functionality for free...
ROCCAT Power-Grid app, Phobo gaming keyboard shift PC controls to your phone
Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan arrives: the world's most powerful gaming GPU costs $999
Razer Edge review

Preorders For TheGaming-Focused Razer Edge Tablet Start March 1st, Prices Start At $999

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Surface Pro fanboys, Take notice. Your hot little tablet will soon be the runner-up in the ever-growing category of “incredibly expensive Windows 8 tablets aimed at a tiny, but rabid demographic”. Razer just announced that the Edge and Edge Pro gaming tablet will ship in late March, with the startup accepting...
Preorders For TheGaming-Focused Razer Edge Tablet Start March 1st, Prices Start At $999

Valve job posting: Is game maker thinking beyond the gaming PC?

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Valve's listing doesn't mention video games even once....
Valve job posting: Is game maker thinking beyond the gaming PC?

Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC

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Velocity Micro has made available a new Home Theater PC, said to be the most powerful living room computer on the market. The Raptor Multiplex offers customers an extremely capable gaming PC that also provides DVR functionality with up to four concurrent recordings through its digital TV tuners, as well...
Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC
Connect the dots: Valve's Big Picture could be a Linux game console

ET deals: $300 off Alienware X51 Core i7 mini gaming PC

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While the X51 is on the lower end of Alienware's price range, it is still one of their most popular models and accordingly is subject to very few discounts. This is especially true for the high end models, so the $300 savings we found on today's model are especially impressive....
ET deals: $300 off Alienware X51 Core i7 mini gaming PC

How to trick out your gaming PC with multiple graphics cards

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The simplest way to make your PC games look better is to buy a better graphics card. If you already have the best graphics card money can buy (one of these, perhaps), the next step is to install a duplicate and make them work together. Most savvy PC users have a...
How to trick out your gaming PC with multiple graphics cards

iam8bit Entertainment System retro gaming console / art project to debut during E3

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The iam8bit collective has presented intersections of art and old-school gaming frequently over the last few years, and at an LA event during E3 this hand-built console will join the show. Designed "specifically with retro gaming in mind" and put together by artist Travis Chen, the iam8bit Entertainment System's...
iam8bit Entertainment System retro gaming console / art project to debut during E3

Digital Storm's Bolt is a beastly gaming PC with the looks of a supermodel

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It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the switch happened, but a few years ago there was a shift in computers that moved away from the massive towers in which you could fit the kitchen sink and more toward sleek, stylish systems that looked every bit at home in your entertainment...
Digital Storm's Bolt is a beastly gaming PC with the looks of a supermodel

Valve acquires two-man, San Fran-based Star Filled Studios

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Bellevue-based Valve has acquired Star Filled Studios, a two-man development team founded by ex-PopCap and Blizzard employees Jeff Gates and Tod Semple. ValveTime picked up on this via Semple’s LinkedIn profile, which states that his “recent startup” was acquired by Valve and “we are opening a new office on the...
Valve acquires two-man, San Fran-based Star Filled Studios

Valve will hand out Steam Box prototypes 'in the next three to four months'

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Valve's Gabe Newell said his company wasn't canceling any projects after a recent spate of layoffs, and it certainly sounds like the company's Steam Box initiative is still on track. The co-founder told the BBC that his company plans to hand out prototype units of the TV-friendly gaming PC...
Valve will hand out Steam Box prototypes 'in the next three to four months'
Roccat Power Grid turns your smartphone into a secondary display for your gaming PC

Linux to drop i386 support in the 3.8 kernel, make us upgrade our Doom rig

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Linux has developed a reputation for running on just about anything. If proposed changes to the 3.8 kernel take effect, we'll have to add an "almost" disclaimer. The OS' maintainers expect to drop support for Intel's i386 architecture with the new release, noting that there's "quite a bit of...
Linux to drop i386 support in the 3.8 kernel, make us upgrade our Doom rig

Alienware X51 gaming PC now available with Ubuntu, starts at $600

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While the Alienware X51 has been slated by Valve as a currently available Steambox, consumers still have to get rid of that pesky Windows to install the Linux-driven platform. As we've seen with the Razer Edge, a Windows 8-powered gaming system just doesn't work well for living rooms because...
Alienware X51 gaming PC now available with Ubuntu, starts at $600

V3 Traverse review: great graphics performance for budget-minded gamers

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The V3 Traverse is a custom-built compact gaming rig that's housed in the same eggshell-white chassis as the AVADirect Mini Gaming PC. In fact, the V3 Traverse and the Mini Gaming PC are rather similar, spec-wise, though the V3 Traverse sports a less powerful processor, higher end graphics card...
V3 Traverse review: great graphics performance for budget-minded gamers
Commodore relaunches storied Amiga brand with high-end Amiga Mini
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