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Nvidia Shield TV 2019 Edition Review – New and Improved!

I've been a long time fan and pretty vocal supporter of the Nvidia Shield range over the years. Actually, that's true of a few of us here at eTeknix! I loved the Shield Portable from six years ago and maybe loved it a little too ...

3 days ago

AORUS TRX40 Xtreme Threadripper Motherboard Preview

The new Threadripper CPUs are some of the most advanced CPUs the consumer market has ever seen. With massive core counts, bigger clock speeds, and a wave of new features, there's only one thing missing. I am, of course, talking ...

6 days ago

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Ray Tracing Performance Tested

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is here at last, or should I say, again. I bloody hate Call of Duty, it's one of the most worn-out and under-innovative series out there in my opinion. However, back in 2007, it was quite possibly ...

1 week ago

MSI is Releasing Another AMD 580 Graphics Card

You would be forgiven for thinking that with the release of the AMD Radeon 5700 (and XT) graphics cards that we'd likely seen the last of the 580 GPU platform. Oh, don't get us wrong. The AMD 580 was (and still is) a perfectly ...

14 hours ago

Red Dead Redemption 2 Found To Tie Mechanics to Framerates

After having to wait around 4-5 days for Rockstar Games to actually fix the game, I was finally able to start playing Red Dead Redemption 2 on my PC. So, how am I finding it? Well, I must say that so far I've been enjoying it ...

14 hours ago

Company of Heroes 2 is Free To Keep Forever if you Act Fast!

I have always been a pretty big fan of RTS games and somewhat lament the lack of them in recent years. In fact, I could probably make the argument that despite Company of Heroes 2 being around 5-6 years old now, it's one of the ...

15 hours ago

Microsoft Flight Simulator Might Answer the ‘Pilot Crisis’

I must admit that I am really looking forward to the release of the next Microsoft Flight Simulator. It has, after all, been a fair while now since the last game was released and if the screenshots and trailers are anything to go ...

15 hours ago

Video – British ‘Iron Man’ Sets New Jet Suit Speed Record

Two years ago, British inventor Richard Browning not only revealed his (personally designed) jet-powered suit but also set a new world record for the fastest recorded speed on such a device. Not satisfied with that achievement, ...

2 days ago

Sharkoon Announces the REV200 Chassis

I must admit that Sharkoon is never one of the first names that rolls off my tongue when asked to name system case designers. To be honest, I associate their name far more with relatively inexpensive system peripherals of which ...

2 days ago

Corsair iCUE QL RGB Fans offer Amazing Effects from All Angles

As a consumer looking to improve or upgrade your chassis fans, you can often feel that you are pigeon-holed into having to make a choice (or compromise) between having those that give the best performance to those that have the ...

2 days ago

AMD Launches Star Wars Fallen Order Ready 19.11.2 Drivers

Today (November 15th just in case you were wondering) marks the release of the highly-anticipated Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. In terms of gaming releases, although I haven't played it myself yet, so far it seems that people are ...

2 days ago

UK Retailer is Taking Gigabyte RX 5700 XT AORUS Preorders

There is a lot of anticipation surrounding the upcoming Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT AORUS graphics card. Well, in so much as there is always some excitement for any Gigabyte GPU due to hit the market. They are, at least on a ...

3 days ago

Shenmue 3 Reveals its Official Launch Trailer

Ok, so it has taken a lot longer than any of us would've expected. Certainly longer than the developers hoped. All going well, however, (and we're still open to the possibility that it won't) Shenmue III will finally release this ...

3 days ago

Intel Officially Names its First 7nm Xe Graphics Card

All going well, 2020 is shaping up to be a pretty exciting year as a new player officially enters the arena of graphics card manufacturing. Well, yes, Intel isn't technically new. It has, however, been a very long time since they ...

3 days ago

AMD Confirms the Pro 5000M Series Mobile GPUs

Last month we began hearing rumours that as part of upcoming (and further) AMD releases, Team Red was preparing to launch their mobile GPUs based upon what will undoubtedly and ultimately form the 5XXX series of graphics ...

3 days ago

Crytek Ray Tracing Neon Noir Benchmark Released

We've seen a few videos on this benchmark in the past, but it wasn't available to download. Thankfully, it seems Crytek has finally unleashed it to the world. You can now download their amazing Neon Noir benchmark for yourself. ...

3 days ago

Winner Announced – Cyberpower PC AMD Gaming System

Without a doubt representing one of our biggest competitions of the year, you may recall that we recently had an amazing CyberPower PC Ultra 5 RX Pro gaming PC giveaway! If you missed it, then I'm afraid it's too late now. You ...

4 days ago

AMD Commits to the sTRX4 Threadripper Socket as ‘Long Term’

Last week AMD finally confirmed the upcoming release of their latest 3rd-generation Threadripper processors. Unlike the 2nd-generation, however, (that stuck with the socket platform from the original launch), the new processors ...

4 days ago

Intel To Address 77 Security Issues This Month Via Updates

Security updates are part and parcel of any involvement with technological products these days. Well, at least those that have some association with the online world. As such, it should hardly be any surprise to hear that a ...

4 days ago

Brace Yourselves! – The New Windows 10 Update (1909) is Out!

If one thing has been made abundantly clear since the launch of Windows 10, it's that Microsoft has left a lot to be desired when it has come to the quality checking of the updates. Don't get me wrong, I have the Windows 10 ...

4 days ago

Sapphire NITRO+ RX 5700 XT Special Edition GPU is Revealed

With the release of the AMD Radeon 5700 XT graphics card, Team Red has provided those looking for a GPU upgrade with a very solid option. Admittedly, yes, Nvidia still holds dominance in the 'high-end' stakes, but for a price in ...

4 days ago

MSI Vigor GK50 Low-Profile Mechanical Keyboard Review

I've reviewed a lot of keyboards over the years, a few of them membrane, but most of them were mechanical. We don't see many slim models come through the office, and even less so, mechanical and slim together. A lot of our ...

4 days ago

YouTube Can Scrap Accounts if they’re not “Commercially Viable”

YouTube is without a doubt one of the biggest video hosting social media platforms. I just thought I'd mention that in case you've been living in a technological black hole for the last 15 years. Any way... You may well be ...

5 days ago

Sonic the Hedgehog is Looking MUCH Better in The New Trailer

You may recall that when the first 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie trailer was released earlier this year, a lot of fans were very unhappy about it. Rather than having a problem with how the film looked though, it was more based on the ...

5 days ago

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Gets Huge Update Today

Today saw Ubisoft unleash a massive 7GB update for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint. We're well aware that the game has some issues, and this patch gets right to work addressing quite a lot of them. The update brings the game ...

5 days ago

EKWB Announces Upgrade Kits for AMD RX 5700 GPUs

EKWB is, without a doubt, one of the biggest and best names when it comes to custom PC cooling solutions with many of their designs providing an excellent upgrade option for consumers with existing liquid-cooled systems. In ...

5 days ago

Thermalright Reveals Their New AXP-90 Low Profile Cooler

I think many would agree that while the AMD Ryzen platform is proving to be hugely popular with consumers, there are few 'simple' cooler designs currently on the market that are designed to work with the AM4 socket. By 'simple', I ...

5 days ago

Winner Announced – be quiet! Pure Base 500 Competition

If you pay attention to our competitions (and admittedly, we run a fair few of them) then you might remember that we recently had a be quiet! Pure Base 500 chassis up for grabs for one lucky winner. Well, the polls have closed ...

5 days ago

Corsair Announces the T3 RUSH Gaming Chairs

One of the most common additions to a gaming set-up these days is undoubtedly a nice gaming chair. In this regard, while Corsair isn't the best-known name in this market (despite their near dominance in every other aspect of PC ...

5 days ago

Ghostbusters 3 Confirms Bill Murray to Return as Peter Venkman

So, presuming we're all choosing (with good reason) to ignore the Ghostbusters 2016 movie, then Summer 2020 should see the release of the long-awaited third installment to the original franchise. In regards to the film, ...

6 days ago

Brace Yourselves for the Next AMD & Intel Showdown

There's a storm brewing between Intel and AMD, and right now from where I'm sitting, I can't see either team winning. A bit bleak I know, but there's an arms race on right now (well, another one), but not a lot of weapons. Between ...

6 days ago

Silent Hill 1st-Person Fan Remake Demo Released

Given that Silent Hill is now over 20 years old, while many consider it to be one of the greatest horror games of all time (a title only largely usurped by its immediate sequel) I think many would agree that the game itself hasn't ...

6 days ago

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