Redesigned, refined, and supercharged: AMD launches new graphics software, Radeon Software Crimson Edition
AMD released its completely reimagined graphics software suite, Radeon Software Crimson Edition, giving users an exceptional new user experience, 12 new or enhanced features, up to 20 percent more graphics performance, adjustability that can nearly double generational energy efficiency, and rock-solid stability across the full spectrum of AMD graphics products. The release is the first from the Radeon Technologies Group, which recently announced a renewed focus on software placing it on par with hardware initiatives.
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RICH WITH FEATURES FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE
Packed features for an exceptional experience at an excellent value
BIOSTAR announces its latest motherboard designed for Intel 6th-generation processor which offers a packed array of features perfect for gaming and entertainment. The BIOSTAR Hi-Fi H170S3H features Hi-Fi Audio, Hi-Fi Power and 3D Hi-Fi to fully maximize your listening experience. This coupled with the full barrage of BIOSTAR enhancements, gives you the ultimate value for your gaming build without breaking the bank. Native support for PCI-E M.2 allows you to arm yourself with high-speed M.2 storage and choosing H170 gets you more USB3.0 ports along with native PCI-E RAID0 and RAID1 support. The board supports DDR3 memory so no need to change DIMMs when you upgrade your PC.
UPDATE – GeForce Game Ready 358.91 WHQL Drivers
optimizations for Fallout 4, Star Wars Battlefront, and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void
Call of Duty: Black Ops III GeForce Game Ready Driver Released
The new GeForce Game Ready 358.87 WHQL drivers for Call of Duty: Black Ops III are now available to download from GeForce Experience and GeForce.com. With Game Ready optimizations for Treyarch’s highly-anticipated fast-paced first-person shooter, our new drivers will give you the best possible experience when battling foes and capturing gameplay footage with GeForce Experience and ShadowPlay.
Activision Delivers Biggest Call of Duty Game in History, As Most-Played Call of Duty Series of All Time Returns
The wait is over. The return of Black Ops is here, as Call of Duty: Black Ops III, the ‘most anticipated multiplatform game of the season’ according to Nielsen, and the latest entry in Activision’s blockbuster Call of Duty: Black Ops saga, is now available digitally and at global retailers worldwide. Call of Duty: Black Ops III, from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. [Nasdaq: ATVI], introduces a future where the line between man and machine is blurred, granting players with powerful abilities and an all-new momentum-based, chained movement system that completely redefines the way you play.
“With Black Ops III, we wanted to create a Call of Duty game like no other, one that brings innovations to every mode in the game, and introduces a few new surprises along the way, all while staying true to the gritty, blockbuster thrill ride for which the franchise is known. And Treyarch has delivered,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing Inc. “This game is so fun, so deep, so varied and has so many kick ass twists and turns, that we couldn’t be prouder of it. And we think our fans are going to love it.”
Next Generation Crucial BX200 SSD Is an Ideal Hard Drive Replacement
Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today announced the new Crucial BX200 solid state drive (SSD), which offers substantial yet affordable performance gains compared to a standard hard drive. The drive, designed for consumers and SMBs, allows users to load applications in seconds, boot up almost instantly, and accelerate every day applications.
The new BX200 provides sequential read and write speeds up to 540 MB/s and 490 MB/s respectively on all types of data, as well as random read and write speeds up to 66k and 78k IOPS respectively. Additionally, when compared to a typical hard drive, the new BX200 is more than 13 times faster and 40 times more energy efficient for almost instantaneous access to data, resulting in longer battery life and a cooler, quieter system. The new drive utilizes a Silicon Motion SM2256 Controller and is coupled with Micron verified firmware, allowing users to upgrade their existing infrastructure at an affordable price, which is a great alternative to buying a whole new system.
ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics card and ZBOX Mini PCs, makes the case for small form factor gaming with NEN, the most powerful small form Steam Machine. ZOTAC taps into NEN to draw out a truly powerful Steam Machine with minimalism, portability, and an all new design for a new way to game.
ZOTAC, the original Mini PC manufacturer, has been producing Mini PCs since 2008 and are continuing to innovate with more power, higher efficiency and smaller size. With the recent release of the MAGNUS, the most powerful small form barebones Gaming Mini PC, ZOTAC is pushing their momentum forward to unleash an even more potent machine.
ZOTAC ZBOX Mini PCs are getting more capable, adding more value than ever before. Both ZBOX BI323 and CI323 nano are powered by an Intel Braswell quad-core processor utilizing a 14 nanometer low-power process with tri-gate transistors, vastly improving energy efficiency without compromising computing power. ZOTAC is also introducing a USB 3.0 Type-C port on the front for hassle free expansion or connectivity on both models.
ASUS announced the 23.8-inch Zen AiO S Z240IC and the 21.5-inch Zen AiO S Z220IC, the first models in the incredible new Zen AiO S Series, a premium range of all-in-one PCs that fuse art with industry-leading technology. Zen AiO S provides a perfect balance of beauty and performance for the ultimate all-in-one computing experience.