NVIDIA gives its opinion on AMD’s Mantle

AMD is working hard with game developers to improve its Mantle technology which shows some promise in terms of performance. Battlefield 4 is one of the most popular games to take advantage of Mantle but still the technology needs more time to mature. NVIDIA has stayed quite regarding its rival’s bold move for sometime but its Senior Director of Engineering have finally spoken out during an interview with Maximum PC.


ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer, X99 Extreme6 and X99 Extreme4 motherboards show up

Intel’s next HEDT (high-end desktop) platform Haswell-E along with X99 chipset is on the verge of being released. We saw some X99 motherboards on the Computex but those were prototypes and not final versions. However, in a recent press briefing in Taiwan, ASRock showed three of their upcoming X99 motherboards in final state. These come complete with new heatsinks designs and are mostly in working state.

LGA 2011

How to Root Google Nexus 5 – An Easy Guide

It goes without saying that the Nexus 5 is one of the best Android smartphones money can buy. In fact, considering its unbelievable $350 price tag, it’s not too much money to begin with. For this you get a pure Android experience that gets updated faster than any other phone in the market. Add to the fact that it comes with flagship level specs and it’s no wonder that the Nexus 5 is one of the hottest phones around So you’ve just bought yourself a new Nexus 5 and wondering how to make the most out of it?

Root Google Nexus 5

NVIDIA’s GTX 800 series shifted back to 28nm node

Its that time of the year when both AMD and NVIDIA are working hard on their next generation GPUs and people are anxiously waiting for them. We’ve seen several reports in the past about the upcoming NVIDIA GTX 800 series which will be based on new Maxwell architecture featuring the all new 20nm manufacturing node. However, that does not seem to be the case any more. We also reported about this issue last month and now a latest report from KitGuru further validates our previous report.


Thermaltake outs Water 3.0 Ultimate all-in-one CPU cooler

Even though some enthusiasts still like to go for the good old air cooling solutions with big heatsinks, the majority of the market is now moving towards all-in-one liquid cooling systems. It started a couple of years ago with single 120mm radiators but that’s just beginner stuff now. Thermaltake has just announced their all new Water 3.0 Ultimate all-in-one CPU cooling solution which comes with a massive 360mm radiator which can be installed with up to six 120mm fans in push/pull mode.

Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q monitor now available in Europe

ASUS Republic of Gamer’s Swift PG278Q was one of the main highlights from the company at Computex 2014. It was highly liked due to its impressive specifications. It’s a 27-inch gaming display with 2560×1440 resolution an 120/144 Hz refresh rate along with support for NVIDIA G-Sync and 3D Vision. The Swift PG278Q uses one of the rare TN panels which is capable of 8-bit color output. This feature is usually limited to IPS panels.


Apple to open public OS X Yosemite beta tomorrow

At the WWDC earlier this year, Apple unveiled the biggest ever visual update to their desktop OS. OS X Yosemite brings a lot of new features. From a completely revamped user interface to many under the hood enhancements and the unparalleled integration with the iPhone, it’s pretty clear that OS X Yosemite is turning out to be one hotly anticipated update. Right after WWDC concluded developers were able to get their hands on the beta version of the OS. But come tomorrow, the OS X Yosemite beta for everyone will be available.