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GD Machine 2014 Skyrim Benchmarks GTX 750 Ti i5 4670K

Written by Jon Sutton on 29 July 2014 at 17:45

I have to hold my hands up and admit it, I'd only ever given The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim a brief whirl, way back at launch in November 2011, around the same time my not-so-trusty old PlayStation 3 gave up the ghost, may he rest in peace. It happened while I was playing Demon's Souls, which should give some indication of just how brutally punishing From Software's original is. 

Anyway, I'd given Skyrim a bit of a go, but the combination of muddy visuals and yawn-inducing load times put me off. Which was just as well once my PlayStation died, taking all my saves with it. Fast forward three years and I knew the time was right to see Skyrim in all its glory. Grabbing it off Steam I thought it would be a good opportunity to see how the GD Machine 2014 could cope with its huge open world. Armed with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti, Intel i5-4670K processor, and 8GB of RAM, we put the GD Machine 2014 through some Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim benchmarks... [More]

Rumours Indicate The Nvidia GeForce GTX 870 And GTX 880 Will Launch In October

Written by Shaheryar on 29 July 2014 at 16:30

The rumour wagon has started rolling in earnest for the next generation of Nvidia's Geforce series of graphics cards, with reports emerging suggesting the Nvidia GeForce GTX 870 and GeForce GTX 880 will launch in October 2014, with a GTX 860 following closely behind.

These monstrous GPUs will be Nvidia's latest flagship models and will be based on the GM204 graphic processing unit, using the second-generation Maxwell architecture. Recent benchmarks indicated that that GTX 880 is set to be a truly powerful card, offering 25% performance gains over its predecessor the GeForce GTX 780... [More]

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Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Edition 2014 Review : Keys To Success

Written by Katie Allen on 29 July 2014 at 15:15

The Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014 is the latest iteration of Razer’s flagship board, and whilst physically, the board looks completely identical to its predecessor in terms of size, shape, and build, there are a couple of differences with the 2014 edition of the Blackwidow that might encourage some gamers to switch over.


Adam West Leads All Star Cast In New Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Trailer

Written by Neil Soutter on 29 July 2014 at 14:00

Warner Bros and Traveller’s Tales have released a brand new trailer for the space-bound blocky smash-em-up Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham.

Batman legend Adam West was among a star-studded cast assembled at San Diego Comic-Con to unveil the new trailer, which takes Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman and more on an intergalactic adventure in order to save Earth from an alien menace… [More]

Assassins Creed Unity Will Be Three Times Bigger Than AC4: Black Flag

Written by Jon Sutton on 29 July 2014 at 12:45

One of Assassin’s Creed Unity’s level design directors has revealed at this year’s San Diego Comic Con event that Unity will be three times larger than Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.

The level designer, known only as Nick, claimed that doing all of the content in Assassin’s Creed Unity will take more than 100 hours, while Paris itself is far larger than any environment ever seen in the series... [More]

Liberty City Never Looked So Good with New GTA IV iCEnhancer 3.0 Mod

Written by Stuart Thomas on 29 July 2014 at 11:30

Grand Theft Auto V might be just around the corner but that hasn’t stopped modder Hayssam Keilany from releasing yet another version of his incredible iCEnhancer mod for GTA IV, sprucing up the aging title and making it look better than ever, better than GTA 5 in fact.

This latest iCEnhancer 3.0 release adds multiple post-processing effects and better lighting, as well as managing to improve GTA IV’s performance from the last release. Keilany has released a new trailer to boot, and it’s looking truly stunning… [More]

Xbox Live Games With Gold August Include Motocross Madness And Dishonored

Written by Neil Soutter on 29 July 2014 at 10:15

Microsoft has announced the next batch of games that will be available to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Xbox One and Xbox 360 next month.

The Games with Gold program continues to dish up some impressive titles included with an Xbox Live Gold subscription, with Dishonored, Motocross Madness, Crimson Dragon and Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut all up for grabs this August… [More]

Doom Designer John Romero Says PC Is Decimating Consoles On Price

Written by Jon Sutton on 28 July 2014 at 17:25

Doom maestro John Romero has spoken out about the state of PC gaming, claiming that PC is decimating consoles thanks to cheaper games and free-to-play.

The open nature of the PC platform ensures that PC gaming is significantly cheaper than traditional consoles, an aspect which Romero believes could be enough to leave consoles behind for good... [More]

Nvidia Slam AMDs Mantle And Claim There Is No Benefit To Using It Over DX12

Written by Jon Sutton on 28 July 2014 at 16:10

Nvidia has finally spoken out about AMD’s Mantle API, claiming it doesn’t see any benefit to AMD’s close-to-the-metal API and has no plans whatsoever to support it in the future.

While it’s clear that Nvidia would never support a proprietary API from its primary competitor, Nvidia’s Tom Petersen and Rev Lebaredian make some pretty damning statements on how ineffective Mantle is for core gaming systems, due to optimisation for gaming rigs bottlenecked by their CPU… [More]

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