DOTA 2 Hardware Performance Tested

puckdrowlina-2DOTA 2 is built on Valve’s Source engine, the same engine that powered the Half-Life 2 and Left 4 Dead series, modified and customized for top-down strategy gameplay. The looks are definitely a lot better than the original DOTA. There are also a lot of detail settings, mostly can be toggled on/off. Now we will perform different tests to see if DOTA 2 is as resource-friendly as the previous games developed using Source engine.

 

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BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B85S2G Motherboard

Intel Platform Board for Multiple Uses

The newest motherboard based on the Intel B85 single chip architecture by BIOSTAR is ready work, play or to even literally make you money. The Hi-Fi B85S2G supports Intel’s 4th generation Core i7 and Core i5 processors in the 1150 package.

 

The Hi-Fi B85S2G includes many features that are useful for IT departments in larger companies as well as small firms. Hi-Fi B85S2G boards deliver a business-rich option at a value price compared to the others.

 

The Hi-Fi B85S2G is also a good choice for virtual currency mining with plentiful PCI-E slots for users who wish to create a dedicated mining machine. With the Hi-Fi B85S2G’s PCI-E slots you get a value oriented motherboard that can be loaded up with graphic cards for mining.

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ECS Elitegroup Liva BAT-Mini Desktop

ECS Elitegroup Liva BAT-Mini (1.0) Desktop

ECS Elitegroup Liva BAT-Mini (1.0) Desktop Rating:
List Price: $179.99
Sale Price: $179.99
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Product Description

World's smallest Windows-Based Mini PC Kit with screw-free design which only takes 5V/15W of total power consumption, LIVA brings great energy saving ability and the most efficient performance. With HDMI and D-Sub support, LIVA provides not only two independent output displays, offering a wise choice of home entertainment or multi-display applications, but also wide coverage support of both digital and analog displays. Equipped with Low Voltage DRAM and Intel Bay Trail-M SoC with Micro USB power supply design, which only takes 5V/15W of total power consumption, LIVA brings great energy saving ability and the most efficient performance. Kit includes ECS BAT-MINI motherboard with Intel Celeron N2806 CPU, 2GB DDR3L Memory, 32GB eMMC storage, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0 and Antenna.

Details

  • Intel Celeron N2806 Processor 1.58 GHz(1.0 MB cache)
  • 1GB DDR3
  • 32.0 GB Solid State Drive
  • Intel HD

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Philips Brilliance 241B4LPYCB 24in LED Monitor

Brilliance B-line 241B4LPYCB - LED-Monitor - 61cm/24"

Brilliance B-line 241B4LPYCB - LED-Monitor - 61cm/24" Rating:
List Price: $0.00
Sale Price: $226.68
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Product Description

Philips 241B4LPYCB/00 241B4L Verdi B-Line, Black, 24", 16.9, W-LED, 1920x1080, TN, 170/160 (CR10), 1000:1, 5ms, Speakers

Details

  • 152.57
  • 305.14

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Transcend EDS400 Portable SSD USB 3.0

Pushing the Limits

The Transcend ESD400 USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive is equipped with a next-generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connection interface that supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) and a high storage capacity of up to 1TB. Thanks to its lightweight, compact design and solid state durability, the ESD400 portable SSD makes it easy to store, protect, carry and share all your digital files wherever you go.

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Kingston Digital Ships M.2 SATA SSDs

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new M.2 2280 SATA SSD. Shipping next week, the new 22mm x 80mm dimension provides a thin, caseless and compact form factor ideal for new notebook platforms such as Ultrabooks , smaller design embedded systems, ultra-thin computing devices and motherboards that support the recently released Intel Z97 chipset.

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SteelSeries Limited Edition Dota 2 Kana Mouse + Pad Bundle

SteelSeries Kana Gaming Mouse and QcK mini Mouse Pad Bundle - Dota 2 Limited Edition

SteelSeries Kana Gaming Mouse and QcK mini Mouse Pad Bundle - Dota 2 Limited Edition Rating:
List Price: $64.99
Sale Price: $155.59
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Product Description

Featuring a unique DotA 2 design, the Steel Series Kana DotA 2 Edition is an optical, ambidextrous mouse designed for all three grip styles: palm, claw and swipe. The functionality, ergonomic button layout and size was perfected alongside Steel Series’ professional gaming teams, who also tested and validated the precision and power hidden in the Kana’s modest exterior. Includes the mouse and a QCK mini mouse pad with DotA 2 graphics.

Details

  • The DotA 2 Kana Mouse features an ambidextrous shape with ergonomic button layout, and tournament grade optical sensor
  • The DotA 2 Qck mini Mouse Pad features a smooth cloth surface, steady rubber base, small size to fit every table, and DotA 2 graphics
  • More features of the mouse include; illuminated scroll wheel, drag & drop macros with timing control, heat map of button use, and 5 programmable buttons.

 

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ASRock Z97 Extreme6 Motherboard

ASRock Ultra M.2 Gen3 x4 32Gb/s Socket Provides You The Ultimate Speed!

ASRock Z97 EXTREME6 LGA1150/ Intel Z97/ DDR3/ Quad CrossFireX & Quad SLI/ SATA3&USB3.0/ A&2GbE/ ATX Motherboard

ASRock Z97 EXTREME6 LGA1150/ Intel Z97/ DDR3/ Quad CrossFireX & Quad SLI/ SATA3&USB3.0/ A&2GbE/ ATX Motherboard Rating:
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Sale Price: $199.53
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Product Description

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Specifications

  • Mfr Part Number: Z97 EXTREME6
  • CPU: LGA1150
    • Supports the 5th/ New 4th/ 4th Generation Intel Core i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium/ Celeron Processors
    • Digi Power Design
    • 12 Power Phase Design
    • Supports Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
    • Supports Intel K-Series Unlocked CPUs
    • Supports ASRock BCLK Full-range Overclocking
  • Chipset: Intel Z97
  • Memory: 4x DDR3-3000+(OC)/ 2933(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133(OC)/ 1866(OC)/ 1600/ 1333/ 1066 DIMM Slots

    Details

    • MPN: Z97 EXTREME6

 

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MSI releases AM1 socketed Kabini Mini-ITX AM1I motherboard

msi-am1i-bThe excellent small size multimedia combination

MSI, world leader in motherboards, debuts its first AMD AM1 Socketed Kabini Mini-ITX motherboard, the MSI AM1I. With Kabini being sold separately, the MSI AM1I is fully upgradable and gives the user flexibility when looking for a ultra-low power dual or quad core solution. With MSI AM1I’s rich feature set and support for the powerful power efficient Kabini APU, packed with high performance DirectX 11.2-support, it is the ideal motherboard to use in a compact desktop, HTPC or other multimedia solutions.

 

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The PowerColor R9 295×2 – Fastest Than Ever

Dual-core power with factory-fitted liquid cooling system

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today brings the most powerful weapon to amaze all gamers, the PowerColor R9 295X2. Packed with two top-notch AMD R9 290X GPUs, the R9 295X2 is not only combined the liquid cooling, also the active fan cooling which is for ram and regulators in one card, making it a total solution for gamers.

 

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