MSI #GAMERSGOLIVE

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MSI is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with AMD, Cooler Master, HyperX and Seagate on #GamersGoLive Campaign. Twitch is trying to horn in on the steaming popularity so they are hoking up with MSI too make it easier to use. The campaign’s goal is to recommend the best gaming and streaming PC builds, powered …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17746.1000

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Windows 10 build 17746.1000 has is a continuation with the debugging of Windows towards release. This release candidate is codenamed Redstone 5. Finally  fixed an issue in Windows Mixed Reality causing motion controllers to need to be re-paired after initial setup before appearing in the headset. If you still experience this, please file feedback in …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4346084

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Window 10 KB4346084 applies to Windows t0 version 1803. Intel recently announced that they completed their validations and have started to release microcode for recent CPU platforms that are related to Spectre Variant 3a (CVE-2018-3640: “Rogue System Register Read (RSRE)”), Spectre Variant 4 (CVE-2018-3639: “Speculative Store Bypass (SSB)”), L1TF (CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646: “L1 Terminal Fault”). In …

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DEVIL MAY CRY V EXPECTED MAY 8, 2019

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Capcom has suggested that their new Devil May Cry V is now set for release on May 8, 2019 for the PC,  XBox One and PS4.. The game is now nearly complete and Capcom is now starting to debug the game while the remaining artwork is being finished. We know that the game is using …

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FAKE PHOTOS OF RTX 2080 TI CARDS

Pictures of various smaller brands of video cards such as Gainward and Palit RTX 2080 Ti are floating around some websites and forums in asia. We bring this to our readers as a courtesy. The card has a old style SLI connector while the NVIDIA GTX 2080 Ti reference card has the NVLINK. This suggests …

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HALF WAY CONVERTED

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We are roughly 1/2 way through converting the old content into WordPress. Most of the old DOS games are consolidated into large text files from a BBS echo mail dump. Some content was pasted into Front Page verbatim. Over time we selected games that were published on Steam using DOSBOX for the most part. The …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17744.1001

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Windows 10 build 17744.1001 is an interim as Microsoft continues to debug Windows 10 for the expected fall 2018 release. We have noted that recent versions have been slower to install even using a SSD. Its advisable to use disk cleanup if you system is running short on space. Windows tends to accumulate a lot …

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GAME REVIEW BANNED BY STEAM?

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We review games and if they are on Steam we post them there for our followers. This is common practice. We usually have one sentence along with a link to the game review on the site. Not many referrals from Steam but its still there for those who want to look at our profile etc. …

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NVIDIA RTX 2080 TI

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NVIDIA is now taking preorders for the new RTX 2080 Ti card which is the new flagship consumer video card with the new RTX GPU architecture shown at SIGGRAPH 2018 earlier this week. Cards will be shipped circa September 20, 2019. Limit of 2 per customer for SLI which will be needed given the plethora …

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MICRON ABANDONS FLOATING NAND

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Micron developed a floating gate type memory cell up to 3rd generation 3D NAND flash memory, but from 4th generation it changes to charge trap method. Charge traps are being used by Samsung, Toshiba (WDC) and SK Hynix. Intel is continuing to use floating gate which is better for high endurance products needed in a …

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MICROSOFT REMOVES REMIX 3D INTEGRATION

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Users of Paint 3D may have noticed an issue with the Remix3D.com which has some ready to use 3D objects. Its not known if this is temporary or if Microsoft is planning to change the URL or maybe move it to the store. The website has lots of 3D models in a format that can …

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WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17741.1000

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WIndows 10 build 17741.1000 is a n interim release as Microsoft continues to get Redstone 5 ready for general release. The clipboard memory size has been increased from 1MB to 4MB to accommodate larger DPI devices. Ultra high resolution panels are becoming more common. We suggest 32MB will be able to handle 8K panels adequately. …

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SCORCH

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Scorch was released on August 15, 2018 by Ellie’s Lunchbox who also developed the game. Scorch is a a casual narrative exploration game. If you’re a fan of Firewatch and Gone Home, you’ll love this game. It’s been 30 years since a terrible arson attack erased an entire family. Until today the culprit has been …

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STEAM ENDS XP & VISTA SUPPORT JAN 1, 2019

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We have Steam on a WIndows XP installation and it displays a notice with the number of days remaining before it stops working. Chrome also nags in Windows XP over not being supported. Steam is known to use Google Chrome in their client and Google is also dropping XP and Vista Support. Older games sometimes …

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WINDOWS 10 KB4343909

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Windows 10 KB4343909 applies to version 1803. Windows 10 KB4343897 applies to version 1709. Windows 10 KB4343885 applies to version 1703. We recommend everyone use version 1803 which is the mainstream release. Version 1830 also has the mainstream feature updates expected to be delivered with the next release expected in the next couple of months. Microsoft’s telemetry servers are …

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