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    Pre-emptively buy sooner than normal because of shortages?

    In the current environment, if someone like myself has a 4 year old gaming machine that still works very well do you jump the gun on a new build with the assumption that I'm going to wait much longer to get parts vs "normal times?" (It took us several months to get a microwave for example.)...
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    PC suddenly freezes.

    I'm trying to backtrace a new problem on my machine as of late. The recent hardware change is an EVGA RTX3080 XC3. The latest driver for Cyberpunk is installed. This happened once on the driver previous to it. I don't know if it's the video card doing this or not but the machine itself is...
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    WSJ OP-ED: "If You Play Videogames, China May Be Spying on You."

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/if-you-play-videogames-china-may-be-spying-on-you-11603926979 WSJ OP-ED: "If You Play Videogames, China May Be Spying on You." By Dave Aitel and Jordan Schneider Writers' background: Mr. Aitel is a former National Security Agency employee and author of the...
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    LG 27GN950-B "World's first 4K 144Hz 1ms Nano IPS monitor for gaming"

    The release date is today apparently. https://hardforum.com/threads/lg-announces-ultragear-27gn950-4k-uhd-gaming-monitor.1999152/#post-1044660845 http://www.lgnewsroom.com/2020/07/lg-introduces-worlds-first-4k-ips-1ms-gtg-monitor-for-unsurpassed-gaming/...
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    Need some purchasing advice.

    This post will probably be pretty simple for everyone. ;) Here is what I own and much to my shock I'm coming up on five years of age. I'm going to pick my spot here pretty soon and replace/upgrade before I have a rude surprise. Router: NETGEAR Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router (R7000) - AC1900...
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    Asus Swift ROG PG27UQ vertical line on screen

    I wanted to make a separate thread for this issue to see if there any other ideas or at least consensus before I go through the RMA process with ASUS under warranty. This is the issue: Yesterday morning out of nowhere the monitor showed (and still does) athin green line going up and down...
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    Everreach: Project Eden

    PC, PS4, XB1, platforms by September if plans hold. https://www.pcgamer.com/everreach-project-eden-is-an-indie-action-adventure-with-a-strong-mass-effect-vibe/ https://www.rpgsite.net/news/8733-everreach-project-eden-announced-for-xbox-one-pc-and-playstation-4 This has my attention...
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    Uplay outage, etc

    It's a growing issue where people are trying to log into their account and it says the account was accessed somewhere else and you are logged out and can't get in. Logging in the Ubisoft website works just fine. No signs of hijacking. https://downdetector.com/status/uplay Note spike and...
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    Anyone get this message in Deus Ex Mankind Divided?

    The last couple of weeks I've been on a new machine with Windows 10 and DX12 capable hardware (G-sync 4k and the works) and I've been sailing along nicely until tonight. I am doing a New Game+ and set the game to DX12 and dialed in the settings until I was getting close to 60fps according to...
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    Trying to make wise battery UPS selection for gaming machine

    EDIT: Got this solved.
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    Shenmue 1 and 2 remastered PC, PS4, XB1 2018

    https://www.slashgear.com/shenmue-1-2-remastered-announced-for-ps4-xbox-one-pc-14527394/ https://shenmue.sega.com/ Release TBA 2018.
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    New Bioshock apparently in the works

    https://www.pcgamer.com/a-new-bioshock-game-is-reportedly-in-the-works-at-a-top-secret-2k-studio/ http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2018/04/13/report-top-secret-2k-studio-working-on-new-bioshock.aspx No Ken Levine is a potential concern. Hope this ends up being good.
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    Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA 4-16-18

    GOG or Steam. The PC version is apparently finally ready after quality control delay. I did try and search for a previous thread and it just didn't come up for me. This is no-brainer buy for me. Great series. If you like these kinds of games then don't miss Ni No Kuni 2 either. :)
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    Windows 7 clock keeps changing

    It sounds like an April Fools doesn't it? It just showed up today. The clock keeps "losing time" on me. I almost could have posted this in the motherboard forum but for now maybe I'll get lucky on the software side: OS: Win 7 60 Pro Motherboard...
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    NVIDIA: 4K 144 Hz G-Sync HDR Displays to Launch in April '18

    https://www.anandtech.com/show/12561/nvidia-expects-4k-144-hz-gsync-hdr-displays-april NVIDIA Expects 4K 144 Hz G-Sync HDR Displays to Launch in April Next month? In April? I'll believe it when I see it. Hold on to your hats for the pricing.
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    Is this message from Valve? If so, what is it?

    I received an email presumably from Valve but not 100 percent sure so of course I'm not clicking on anything or doing anything. No idea what to make of it. Here's what it says: I did not request this query so I'm "ignoring" it but I am going to scour any and all security right now. I'm...
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    Need HDMI auto switching recommendations

    This will not be an exciting high end home theater thread but I need some help. :) I'm trying to get a setup going for my mother so this needs to be real nice and easy. Reliable auto switching needs to happen. http://www.lg.com/us/tvs/lg-32LJ550B-led-tv This is the TV I'm working with...
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    Quick, super dumb question about Xbox One controllers

    I just want to make sure of what I'm doing here. I'm getting this for PC use. What are the differences between this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00O65I2VY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Item number: 7MN-00001 vs this newer one...
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    Metal Gear Survive 2-22-18 PC, PS4, XB1

    https://www.konami.com/mg/survive/gate http://www.usgamer.net/articles/08-01-2018-metal-gear-survive-release-date-price-weapons-characters-bosses-everything-we-know No PC beta. PS4 and XB1 beta Jan. 18-21. My interest level is starting to go up.
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    LG develops 88 inch 8k OLED display

    http://www.zdnet.com/article/lg-develops-88-inch-8k-oled-display/ Behold!
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    How to connect my setup to a mobile hotspot?

    The mobile hotspot would likely be a Verizon Jetpack, for example. (A shame these don't have ethernet ports on them) I wouldn't mind having this option potentially as an "emergency backup" during any outages. It's definitely one of those "bonus ideas." ;) What would it take? Here is...
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    New LG 5K monitors forthcoming

    http://www.businessinsider.com/lg-new-ultrawide-5k-resolution-monitor-photos-2017-12 http://mashable.com/2017/12/21/lg-ultrawite-5k-monitor/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-tech-link#sd613jsnjlqd#ot0DfGIxKaqQ Will be be shown at the forthcoming CES.
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    Asus ROG Strix XG monitors announced, priced, dated.

    http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/news_archive/38.htm#asus_rog_strix_xg
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    Need for Speed Payback Nov. 10 PS4, PC, XB1

    https://www.geek.com/games/need-for-speed-payback-is-perfect-for-those-who-want-a-new-burnout-paradise-1721847/ Mostly sold right there. Just that alone stopped me dead in my tracks and put this game on my radar. Read the rest of it, too. ;)
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    RIP Visceral Games

    https://hardforum.com/threads/ea-shuts-down-visceral-studios.1946152/ ^^ I can't believe I didn't see that thread yesterday. If the mods want to lock this as a duplicate or delete I totally understand...
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    Echo PC; PS4 version forthcoming

    https://kotaku.com/echo-is-a-terrifying-game-where-you-teach-enemies-how-t-1818592258 https://www.gamespot.com/reviews/echo-review/1900-6416762/ https://www.gog.com/game/echo http://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/551770/ $23. Short game, though. Apparently 6 hours and change at...
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    No Elder Scrolls 6 to protect ESO and Skyrim success

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2017/06/14/elder-scrolls-6-is-likely-being-delayed-to-protect-the-elder-scrolls-online-and-skyrim/#1d6b286746ff I figured it was a given we wouldn't see any new games from them for the rest of this decade and this all but confirms it. ^^ What I read in...
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    Secret of Mana remake PS4, PS Vita, PC Feb. 15, 2018

    https://www.slashgear.com/secret-of-mana-is-getting-a-full-3d-remake-next-year-25496809/ https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/25/secret-of-mana-3d-remake-ps4-pc/ With co-op! This came out of nowhere and I will definitely be voting with my wallet and buying it. I hope it starts a trend. I'm...
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    Konami reportedly blacklists ex-employees

    https://arstechnica.com/business/2017/06/konami-reportedly-blacklisting-ex-employees-across-japanese-video-game-industry/ Original source: http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/The-Konami-exodus?page=1 This paints an ugly picture.
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    Bethesda Creation Club: Essentially paid mods?

    http://www.pcgamer.com/bethesda-announces-creation-club-which-looks-like-a-new-paid-mod-system-maybe/ http://www.tomshardware.com/news/bethesda-creation-club-fallout-4-skyrim,34755.html...
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    Starfield: Rumored new IP from Bethesda at E3?

    The rumor seems to have a decent amount of heat on it so better than 50/50 they show "something" at E3 in regards to this long discussed new IP. Grain of salt for now but this is an interesting concept if it's even remotely accurate along with VR for Skryim and Fallout 4...
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    Fortnite July 25, 2017 from Epic

    https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/home https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/08/epic-fortnite-consoles-steam-july-25th Multiplatform. Any intel, interest, feedback on pre-release Early Access versions...
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    Elex from Piranha Bytes 10-17-17

    I have been wondering what these developers were up to. Piranha Bytes is responsible for the Gothic and Risen games for those of you who may not know. I had never heard of it until I saw a GOG email mentioning it with a preorder option already up. Steam is also going to carry it...
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    Blue Screen Error - MEMORY_MANAGEMENT (1a)

    I'm a little stumped by this. Twice in a week's time thereabouts I've had this with BSOD code 1a hit me. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/blue-screen-error-memorymanagement-1a/b3afb571-61dd-41f4-b460-926810d155ab This. The first time happened in a videogame. The...
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    SWAT 4 goes digital at last!

    https://www.gog.com/game/swat_4_gold_edition YEEEESSSSS! This is still one of the best games of its kind, of all time. Vote with your wallet and hope and pray someone, somewhere gives us a part 5 either officially or unofficially. We need more games like these. C'mon Indies... c'mon...
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    Acer Predator z2721

    Acer Predator Z271 Review - TFTCentral A 27 inch curved VA panel wild card enters the fray. 1080p, G-sync...seems like an odd man out but could appeal to some. I wish the resolution were 1440p.
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    Beyond Good and Evil 2... finally?

    Beyond Good & Evil 2 hopes resurrected with this beautiful teaser image Is this finally going to be it?
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    Blizzard is officially killing off Battle.net after 20 years

    Blizzard is killing its Battle.net branding after 20 years of use That's the end of an era. RIP.
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    Adding an SSD: Working around case limitations

    I have a Silverstone FT03 case. SilverStone Technology Co., Ltd.- FT03 I have a motherboard that can easily handle adding more SSDs. An Asus® Maximus VI Gene z87. This machine was built in late 2013. The case only has one native 2.5 slot as is and it's already being used...
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    Interplay to sell all gaming IPs

    Interplay to sell all gaming IP including Earthworm Jim, Descent, MDK | Games | Geek.com Sad to see this. I hope to see these IPs resurface and done well in the future some way, some how.
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