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Report: PC Hardware Sales Eclipsed $30 Billion USD In 2016

Industry analyst firm JPR recently released a report estimating that total worldwide hardware sales eclipsed the $30 billion mark. In terms of geography  Asia lead the way with an estimated growth rate of 7% which will continue right through 2019, commanding $11.3 billion USD of the total existing market share. For those of us who are interested in the health of the PC hardware industry JPR’s publically available figures are full of interesting statistics. 2016 saw a...

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Newly Announced Geforce Titan X Will Blow You Away & Take All Your Money

In a true testament to just how fast graphics card technology can evolve – Nvidia has announced the “Titan X”, based upon its brand new Pascal architecture (Not to be confused with a similarly named previous generation card). If you thought the heft Geforce 1080 was a bit overkill for anything other than impressing your friends, you haven’t met the $1200 USD TITAN X just yet. Prepare to max out your credit cards or take out a second mortgage because it...

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Geforce 1070 Arrives In Canada

The next generation of Nvidia’s flagship GPUs – the Geforce 1070 & Geforce 1080 –have been all the rage in the PC enthusiast community and are the obvious choice for those looking to be on the cutting edge. In a promotional email sent out to Canadians registered for Nvidia’s email blasts, the company informed potential users that both graphics cards were now back in stock. Based upon Nvidia’s Pascal architecture the 10-series offers up 3 times the...

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NVIDIA Opens Up CES Keynote With Self Driving Car Announcements

Today at their CES press event NVIDIA opened up their discussion of upcoming technologies with their recent investments in self driving cars. A special computer developed by NVIDIA called the NVIDIA Drive PX2 is powered by a 12 CPU-core system that is liquid cooled and contains the companies upcoming Pascal GPU. NVIDIA is billing their self driving car initiative as something that will revolutionize society by spurring urban re-design, more accessibility to transportation and reduced number of...

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GeForce Experience Beta update adds new options

Nvidia has updated its GeForce Experience to add screen shots, editing, and capture tools in to it. Though I think at this point the horse is out of the barn and well, competently gone from the farm. Nvidia has been known for their “stable” drivers for the majority of their company existence, and the Geforce experience is basically a bloated piece of spyware which constantly searches for updates you don’t really need, and now it can stream...

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Nvidia Announces Their Own Handheld

In surprising news from Nvidia’s CES press conference, the graphics card maker will be releasing a handheld that is not only running on Android, but can also stream PC content right to the devices 720p 5″ display (which is also a touchscreen). Code-named Nvidia Shield  boasts a camshell design that seems to close down with the area above the screen resting on the controllers dual joysticks. The handheld is based on the new Tegra 4 mobile chip and...

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MechWarrior Online Community Day and Centurion Mech Announced

Mechwarrior Online Developers Piranha Games have been very busy this week. First, they released a video showcasing the upcoming free-to-play game’s latest Mech, the Centurion. This medium sized Mech is sort of like the T-34 of Mechs, boasting a good mix of speed, armor, and firepower. You can watch the video with some pretty gameplay footage below. [youtube id=”3m24i6iTeyc” width=”600″ height=”350″] Additionally, Piranha games, Nvidia, and Infinite Game Publishing (the publisher of Mechwarrior online),  are hosting a...

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