WOW! RX 570 4GB SOLD FOR $75

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We are watching ebay auctions and we are witnessing some dramatically lower average selling prices for cards that are as good or better than the EVGA GTX 1060 we recently acquired at auction. We paid $137 CAD ($104 USD) for a EVGA GTX 1060 3GB card about 2 weeks ago. Today we saw a

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APEX LEGENDS

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Apex Legends was released on February 4, 2019 by Electronic Arts. The game was developed by Respawn Entertainment. Apex Legends is a battle royale game set in the Titanfall universe. The file size for Apex Legends varies, with a 23.1GB download on PS4 versus 12.77GB on PC. The explosion of popularity in the genre means there are …

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418.81 WHQL

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GeForce Driver 418.81 was released February 4, 2019 for  Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. This driver supports Kepler and above and 64-bit Windows. Support for Video Codec SDK 4.0 and below versions have been deprecated starting with R415. Some issues with power management are mostly due to Windows. Windows 1809 is now being released …

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STEAM SIGN-IN OUTAGE

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We noticed Steam was offline even though the internet was working fine. We restarted Steam only to discover the sign-in was not working. We also had some issues signing in on the Steam website but eventually we were able to log-in. Curiously the mobile app was not affected. Steam uses the mobile app for a …

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RADEON 7 LAUNCHES NEXT THURSDAY

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The long awaited move the the 7nm hardware will be met the the new Radeon VIII which is slated for launch on  February 7, 2019. MSRP $699. The card has 4 fewer GCN units compared to the Vega 64 but the clock speed is 1800 MHz which compensates handily. The memory is doubled to 16GB …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 18329

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Windows 10 build 19329 is an interim release as Microsoft has completed the bug bash session. This build has been more stable as the telemetry servers are now showing most bugs are fixed. The bug bash continues for a few more days before the release candidates are ready. This build won’t be available for these …

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ROBOVIRUS

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RoboVirus was developed then released on February 1, 2019 by Stolen Shoes Entertainment. The game is an isometric shooter. RoboVirus is a 2 to 4 player local multiplayer game where you blast your friends using rockets, lasers, or by using the environment to your advantage. The game scenery is located in an Utopia gone bad megastructure …

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WINDOWS SALES SLOW AMID CHIP SHORTGAGES

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Microsoft in its quarterly report blamed the shortage in processors for hurting OEM sales of Windows. The lack of OEM Windows sales also meant that consumer sales of Microsoft Office took a hit. Azure sales have continued to grow as more join in with the cloud like we do. We can work on this site from …

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THE FLOOR IS REALLY CHEAP LAVA

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The Floor Is Really Cheap Lava was developed then released on January 30, 2019 by Kain Swartzbaugh. The Floor Is Really Cheap Lava is a simple puzzle game. Gameplay is reminiscent of Commodore 64 games. The player travels down a road at a fixed isometric angle and tries to dodge the lava patches. The game offers …

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CHINESE DRAM MAKER CLOSES

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The US trade sanctions quite literally killed China-based Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuits Ltd. Sanctions have been in place since October 29, 2018. News out of China has been bad long before the trade dispute. China has been modernizing but the pressure on the banking sector has been brutal. Restriction of exports to Fujian Jinhua actually relates …

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