During E3, Bandai Namco has released a trailer showing Project Cars 2 which will be available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Compared to the previous version, Slightly Mad Studios has improved various aspects, like dynamic weather, off-road dirt and snow racing. Furthermore it should be compatible with VR off the bat. According to the software house, the game will be released on September 22nd.
To be launched in Early 2018
It looks like Intel is working hard lately. At the moment we are waiting for Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X which should be released soon and after that Coffee lake seems to be knocking on the door already. According to Intel, Cannon Lake is on track and Ice Lake has taped in as well. Ice Lake will be the second generation of 10nm processors while Cannon Lake will be the first.
Completed in 2019
Although we are all still waiting for PCI-Express 4.0 to become available, the PCI-SIG has announced that they are working on the development of PCI-Express 5.0 which is designed to offer 128GB/s of total bandwidth. In other words the total bandwidth would increase by a factor of four compared to the current PCIe 3.0 in the case of a x16 configuration.
Performance improvements in DiRT 4 and Prey
Following the launch of AMD’s ReLive 17.5.1 drivers there is already a new update available. This release offers a 30% performance improvement in DiRT 4 with 8x MSAA enabled. Furthermore, these drivers are supposed to increase performance in Prey by 4% in combination with a Radeon RX 580. On top of that AMD has also fixed some issues related to Mass Effect: Andromeda.
With Gigabyte X299-SOC Champion motherboard
During the last week there has been a lot going on in the overclock scene. Yesterday the Taiwanese overclocker Toppc has achieved a new world record using a G.Skill TridentZ DDR4 memory kit, which is based on Samsung 8Gb ICs. Furthermore an Intel X299 platform has been used in combination with one of the Intel's upcoming X-series CPUs.
Up to 4TB of capacity
In three months already?
Right before the Electronic Entertainment Expo
HP has announced a refresh of its Omen gaming lineup including new laptops, desktops, external graphics docks as well as peripherals. The new desktop family includes an Omen X and an Omen gaming PCs. While the first one features a compact, almost small form factor design, the second one looks more traditional.
Offering 90-day warranty
Rumors from Bitsnchips
i7-7800X, i7-7820X and i9-7900X
Although the acclaimed launch date will be somewhen during the upcoming months news leaks related to Skylake-X are making it through almost every day. This time wccftech jumped the gun and they have found some leaks in the Geekbench database. The results are pretty impressive, with the Intel Core i9-7900X hitting over 57'000 points in the multi-core benchmark.
Compatible with Mystic Light
Following the launch of AMD’s socket AM4, EKWB has released a new monoblock for the MSI X370 XPOWER Gaming Titanium motherboard. This is one of the first AM4 monoblock available and it will add water cooling to both the CPU and the VRM, thanks to a huge single water block. The EK-FF MSI XPower RGB monoblock is compatible with MSI Mystic Light, which will allow you to create great looking setups thanks to customizable lighting.
New color scheme
First Gigabyte AM4 mini-ITX motherboard