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    Marvell Announces Bravera, World's First PCIe 5.0 SSD Controllers

    These might have a similar raw bandwidth but I'm guessing a RAM drive will still destroy these in random reads and writes.
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    PowerColor Teases New Family of Graphics Card Products: Hellhound

    On the TV show Supernatural, hellhounds were invisible. Thus, I think this is a good name for a GPU line in the current market.
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    AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics Card OpenCL Score Leaks

    Pure rasterization in every game is going to be supported for at least another 2-3 years at least. By the time RT becomes mainstream in most games being released, the current high end RT cards are going to be at least a generation behind and comparatively slow at RT.
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    Crytek Releases 8K Crysis Remastered Trailer

    Wow, that's a terrible argument. "Hey you used to have three+ places to buy this game that you were really looking forward to, now they're unavailable and you can only go to this one place to get it. They support developers, by giving them a larger cut, but you will still pay full price. Or you...
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    Crytek Releases 8K Crysis Remastered Trailer

    Actually, you need to adjust yours. I'm not tying myself to a store, Epic is removing any choice for the consumer to buy a game (they didn't develop or publish) from other stores. There aren't many game stores, but there are certainly more than one, though that's not the case when Epic steals...
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    Crytek Releases 8K Crysis Remastered Trailer

    Not if Apple and Google rakes them through the coals in court. I hate Apple, Google and Epic, so it's great to see three horrible tech giants fighting among each other. In this particular case, I want to see Epic put in its place because their stance with preorder PC games is fundamentally...
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    Exclusivity Costs: EPIC Games Store's Control Cost $10.5 million to Become PC Exclusive

    Yet they still have to buy out new games from their competitors' stores. That leads me to believe they aren't compelling. Epic could have just discounted the preorders and paid the developers the discount instead of also requiring exclusivity. That creates a value proposition without shady...
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    Exclusivity Costs: EPIC Games Store's Control Cost $10.5 million to Become PC Exclusive

    Jesus, what don't you people understand about how removing a game from the wider marketplace eliminates competition not bolsters it? There is no Steam vs. Epic here and that's the problem. Your comment is completely ignorant of the actual issue. If the Epic store/launcher were actually a...
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    Control Benchmark Test & RTX Performance Analysis

    Tessellation (aka TruForm) was not the original selling point of the Radeon 8500 unlike raytracing with RTX cards. It was one of a half dozen or so features that were touted for that generation of Radeons. Truform is only mentioned once in the entire Anandtech review for the 8500 for example...
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    NVIDIA Extends DirectX Raytracing (DXR) Support to Many GeForce GTX GPUs

    The RTX line really must not be selling as well as Nv would like.
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    Steam AAA Bleed Continues: Anno 1800 to be UPlay and Epic Games Store Exclusive

    To the guy claiming that the quantity of Metacritic user reviews is a completely accurate metric for gauging success of a paid game, especially compared to user reviews of a free game, you fail to account for inorganic reviews. Every popular review medium is being gamed. This problem is so bad...
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    Intel to Refresh its LGA2066 HEDT Platform This Summer?

    I'd say it's more than interesting if this Intel refresh story is true. We're talking about potential 10 core Intel CPUs on the standard consumer platform when they had been content to string that segment along for years at just 4 cores. Intel in the past (prior to Ryzen 2xxx) has been fairly...
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    MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X 6 GB

    That's literally the opposite of what is happening right now. Project much?
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    G.SKILL Trident Z Royal DDR4-4000 CL17 2x8GB

    This reminds me of their 2x8GB TridentX 2400MHz DDR3 kit. You couldn't really do much with the kit other than tweak some subtimings. Some people could get them to 2500MHz. Having kits like this certainly eliminates any guesswork. You won't be left wondering if you could get anything more out of...
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition

    The RTX series should have been marketed as lower end professional cards giving developers a chance to implement ray tracing and DLSS ahead of consumer availability of the technology.
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