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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LG 34UM65 34-Inch UltraWide 21:9 Monitor

LG Electronics UM65 34UM65 34-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor

LG Electronics UM65 34UM65 34-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Rating:
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LG 34UM65 UltraWide monitor provides a top notch monitor experience with its 21:9 format, WFHD (2560x1080) resolution and its IPS panel.

Details

  • UltraWide format provides additional real estate for you to multitask or watch multiple inputs at once.
  • WFHD (2560x1080) resolution provides the additional resolution you have been looking for.
  • Dual-link fuctionality allows you to view two separate inputs at the same time.
  • HDMI, Display Port and DVI inputs allow you to connect to all your devices.
  • The gorgeous Cinema Screen design with integrated 7W speakers look stunning on or off.

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MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GD5T OC Graphics Cards

MSI GTX 970 4GD5T OC Graphics Cards GTX 970 4GD5T OC

MSI GTX 970 4GD5T OC Graphics Cards GTX 970 4GD5T OC Rating:
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MSI GTX 970 4GD5T OC: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, 4GB 256-bit GDDR5, DL-DVI-D, DL-DVI-I, HDMI, DisplayPort, PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card

Details

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 GPU
  • 4GB 256-bit GDDR5 VRAM
  • DL-DVI-D, DL-DVI-I, HDMI and DisplayPort
  • PCI Express 3.0
  • 3-way SLI ready
  • Airflow Control technology
  • Armor 2X Thermal Design
  • Propeller Blade Technology

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2014 INTEL BUZZ WORKSHOP LONDON

October 2

Rich Mix,  35 – 47 Bethnall Green Road, London

The 2014 Intel Buzz Workshop series is back by popular demand! This series of community workshops is designed to help professional game developers tackle the gaming industry’s biggest problems. Intel is serious about game development and graphics on Android and Windows. We’re listening; we want to hear your ideas. Key highlights include: Technical sessions, panels, Developer Showcases, networking, prizes giveaways, and great food!

 

 

 

 

GEEKGIRLCON 2014

October 11 – 12

Washington State Conference Center, Seattle

GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women world-wide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events.

 

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Cooler Master Elite 110 Mini-ITX Computer Case

Cooler Master Elite 110 - Cube Style Mini-ITX Computer Case with Standard Size ATX PSU and 120mm Radiator Support

Cooler Master Elite 110 - Cube Style Mini-ITX Computer Case with Standard Size ATX PSU and 120mm Radiator Support Rating:
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Small in Size. Big on Performance. Elite 110 is built with an intelligent use of internal space. It can support the latest Mini-ITX motherboards and graphics cards (up to 8.3" long) while still supporting full-sized power supplies up to 180mm long and three HDDs or four SSDs. Add that it includes the ability to support 120mm water cooling radiators and you have the ability to create a space efficient, water-cooled, and gaming-grade PC waiting to be setup to run the latest Windows or Steam OS games.

Details

  • Compatible with Mini-ITX motherboards
  • Mesh front panel provides excellent front to back airflow
  • Supports standard size ATX power supplies up to 180mm long
  • Supports a 120mm water cooling system in the front
  • Fits up to 8.3" long graphics cards
  • Perfect size for HTPC, Steam Box, or compact gaming builds
  • Store up to 3 HDDs/4 SSDs (HDD x3 or HDD x2 + SSD x2 or HDD x1 + SSD x3 or SSD x4)

 

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ECS Z97-PK – The Unmatched MB for Intel Pentium 20th Anniversary Processor

CPU One Key OC: 4.7GHz! Ultimate OC Performance with Unbeatable Value

Since Intel Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition Processors was announced during COMPUTEX 2014, users have been looking for the best combination to cope with this processor series, especially Pentium G3258 processor, which has unlocked multiplier and better performance than i3 Processor when overclocked. ECS provides the best solution, Z97-PK , the ultimate OC performance with unbeatable value, to fulfill the unmet needs from users. Equipped with Intel Z97 Express Chipset, ECS Z97-PK with Pentium 20thAnniversary G3258 Processor can be overclocked beyond people’s expectation. One Key OC function can amazingly raise CPU Frequency to 4.7GHz, which is much higher than similar products from other motherboard manufactures, indicating the powerful overclocking capability of Z97-PK . More importantly, this best duo, ECS Z97-PK and Intel Pentium 20th Anniversary Processor, has a lower price than just i5 Processor itself, providing users an unbelievably high C/P value with ultimate overclocking performance and affordable price.

 

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Gunnar MLG Phantom Gaming Eyewear

GUNNAR Gaming Eyewear - MLG Phantom Mercury Frame

GUNNAR Gaming Eyewear - MLG Phantom Mercury Frame Rating:
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Gunnar Optiks eSport InternalDigital Performance Eyewear PHA-01101 Phantom Style Mercury Color FrameAmber Lens

Details

  • Reduces Glare- Reduces glare and improves visual focus
  • Sharpens Detail- Enhances detail for sharper, clearer vision
  • Minimizes Eye Fatigue- Reduces visual stress and dry eyes
  • Improves Focus- Helps your eyes focus more naturally protecting against fatigue
  • Amber Tint- Amber Tint- Specially formulated tint conditions and shifts the color spectrum to provide superior contrast, detail and resolution.
  • Headset Compatible: Lightweight frames and adjustable nose pads and headset compatible temples for enhanced comfort while gaming.
  • 20/20 Ready- Ready-to-wear for users with 20/20 or 20/20 corrected vision.
  • RX Compatible- Custom Prescription available through GUNNAR prescription program with Carl Zeiss Vision. More info www.gunnars.com/rx

 

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Gigabyte GB-BXi5G-760 Mini PC

Gigabyte Intel i5-4200H with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 GPU Mini PC Barebone Components GB-BXi5G-760

Gigabyte Intel i5-4200H with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 GPU Mini PC Barebone Components GB-BXi5G-760 Rating:
List Price: $799.99
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Features latest Intel 4th generation Core processors - i5-4200HSupports discrete graphic card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 GPU with mini HDMI x2, mini DP Output, featuring triple displays)Supports 2.5" Hard Drives (1 x 6Gbps SATA 3)Ultra compact PC design - 0.88L (59.6 x 128 x 115.4 mm)1 x mSATA SSD Slot2 x SO-DIMM DDR3L Slots (1333 / 1600 MHz)IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 4.0 Mini-PCIe card4 x USB 3.0Gigabit LA Headphone jack with MICVESA mounting bracket (75 x 75mm + 100 x 100mm)

Details

  • Dimension: 0.88L (59.6 mm x 128 mm x 115.4 mm)
  • CPU built-in: Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz / 3.40 GHz
  • GPU built-in: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (Graphic memory Graphic DDR5 3GB/6GB); featuring triple displays: mini HDMI x2, mini DP Output
  • Memory Support: 2 x SO-DIMM DDR3L slots (DDR3 1.35V) 1333 / 1600 MHz Max. 16GB
  • HDMI Resolution (Max.) 3840x2160 at 30 Hz
  • Expansion Slots: 1 x mSATA slot; 1 x Half-size mini-PCIe slot occupied by the Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth 4.0 combo half mini card
  • Mini DP Resolution (Max.) 3840x2160 at 30 Hz
  • Support for 2.5" SATA HDD (HDD is not included)

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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:
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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"

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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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