E3 for the PC

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 8, 2009 - 12:14 PM |
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The four PC gaming stars of E3 in Futurelooks opinon are a pair of sequels and a pair of new games.  The sequels are to Modern Warfare and Bioshock, both games were very well received by fans of their respective genres, Bioshock more for the story and interesting use of Plasmids, CoD: Modern Warfare for its more realistic take on combat.  The two new games are very different, one covers the exploits of a famous Navy SEAL; the other is a designed as a multipl

Source: futurelooks

The main theme was what Microsoft no longer calls a netbook

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 5, 2009 - 12:29 PM |
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DigiTimes saw a lot of vendors as they toured Computex this year, but the main thing they noticed was the focus on portability.  Most of the first part of their look at this trade show is taken up
by mobility products along with some interesting entertainment devices from MSI.  The second part features the huge V10 cooler from CoolerMaster and even more mobility products.  The digital picture frame with built in scanner is

Source: Digitimes

Taipei is your tech target

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 4, 2009 - 12:29 PM |
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Ryan isn't the only one running back and forth between Nangang and the Taipei 101 tower, though he did post two new videos for you to check out.

Titillating Tessellation

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 3, 2009 - 12:16 PM |
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At first glance, more news about tessellation in games raises very little interest; we have been hearing that it is just around the corner for almost a decade now.  A second look reveals that not only are they right this time, but AMD has the fully DX11 compliant 40nm silicon to prove it.  Sure the current generation of GPUs from AMD can do tessellation in benchmarks, but no games support the technology.  With DX11 we will finally see the arrival of tessellation as well as some other interesting improvements.  You can find pict

Sing along with Jen-Hsun

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 2, 2009 - 12:49 PM |
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"C is for CUDA, that's good enough for thee!"

Source: The Inquirer

PC Marathon Season

Subject: Shows and Expos | June 1, 2009 - 12:20 PM |
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Computex has barely gotten underway for those who flew all the way to Beijing and E3 starts tomorrow in Los Angeles, making this a bad time to be a hardware or software reviewer, but a great time to be an enthusiast.  Ryan is on point at Computex, with frequent updates going up to the front page.  However as it is midnight there, it is worth taking a break from Computex to see what Ars Technica has in the way of a preview of E3.  EA and Activision ar

Source: Ars Technica

GIGABYTE to Announce New Motherboard Technologies at Computex 2009

Subject: Shows and Expos | May 29, 2009 - 01:14 PM |
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City of Industry, May 29, 2009 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions will showcase their latest range of innovative motherboards featuring GIGABYTE's 24-phase power VRM design and Smart 6 technologies at Computex 2009.

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Overall results and coverage (part 1)

Jeremiah Allen aka “Miahallen” took the top spot in Gigabyte’s Open Overclocking Championship 2009 regional final Apr. 25 at the Pacific Palms Golf Resort in City of Industry, Calif. His efforts earned him a round-trip ticket to represent North America at Gigabyte’s championship finals in Taipei, Taiwan June 4. Read all about our coverage of the entire event!

Go Hardcore, Go Extreme with The World's Most Prestigious Overclocking Competition: GO OC 2009

Subject: Shows and Expos | April 15, 2009 - 06:48 PM |
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City of Industry, Calif., April 15, 2009 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards is pleased to announce today its North America Regional Finalists for the GIGABYTE Open Overclocking Championship 2009 (GO OC 2009), the largest and the most prestigious overclocking competition in enthusiast communities across 26 countries.

UW PC Gamers Laramie Lanfest

Subject: Shows and Expos | April 6, 2009 - 04:53 PM |
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Wyoming is known for many things, but rarely for things like LAN parties.  This upcoming weekend the UW PC Gamers club is having a 3 day LAN extravaganza.  So those wishing to participate can show up at the Laramie Ice Arena, pay your $10, and have a place to game to your heart's content.

They have gathered a few sponsors, and will be giving away some prizes.  PCPer has donated a XFX NVIDIA based motherboard for the event, and the group has also picked up other sponsors such as Mushkin.