WINDOWS 10 1709 MEMORY MANAGEMENT BUGS

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Windows 10 1709 has some serious problems with memory management. We have noticed problems with Google Chrome and many games would remain in memory after being closed. Games usually will not load as they detect an existing instance running. Some might call this a memory leak, more accurately, Windows is not properly terminating a program. …

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INTEL TO ADD COFFEE LAKE SUPPLY

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Intel has not been able to keep up with demand for Coffee Lake i5 and i7 processors. At present Intel is making the Core i7-8700K, Core i7-8700, Core i5-8600K, Core i5-8400 and other models in their Malaysian factory. Prices for the i7-8700K is much higher than the MSRP. The i5-860K is also well above the MSRP. …

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STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II

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Star Wars Battlefront II was released on November 17, 2017 by Electronic Arts. The game was developed by EA Dice.  Star Wars Battlefront II is a battle arena is a  first/third person shooter. Star Wars Battlefront II features a single-player story mode, a customizable character class system, and content based on The Force Awakens and …

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338.31 WHQL

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GeForce Driver 388.31was released November 15, 2017 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. Star Wars Battlefront II Injustice 2 For Other Sun FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE 12-bit RGB EDID reports 12-bit RGB screen issues, revert back to 8-bit RGB GTX 1070, GTX 1080 See the page on GTX 1070 …

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OVER 6000 NEW GAMES ON STEAM

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2017 is not even over yet and already there are over 6,000 new games on Steam. This is more than all the games released from 2005 to 2015. 2016 also was a record year for game releases on Steam, Lots of the games released lately are clearly very basic games typical of the stuff seen …

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NEED FOR SPEED: PAYBACK

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Need for Speed: Payback was released on November 10, 2017 by Electronic Arts. The game was developed by Ghost Games. Need for Speed: Payback  is a racing simulator. Need for Speed Payback is a racing game set in an open world environment. It will be focused on “action driving” and will have the three playable characters …

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SERIOUS SAM FUSION 2017

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Serious Sam Fusion 2017 is currently in beta testing. It will be released for free for existing players. The game are also upgraded to be 64-bit so that they will run more efficiently with modern systems. The games are also being updated and DX9 is being replaced with DX11. Serious Sam Fusion 2017 bundles the updated …

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GAMES BANNED BY STEAM

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Steam has banned serveral adult oriented games and simulators in recent times. We discovered that several mature games are forcibly being censored. Links to the uncensored version are also being removed. We should mention that many games from Japan have adult themes and sometimes explicit content. French and German markets are also much more liberal. …

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REVVING UP GAMING FOR 2018

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Here at Hardcore Games we have been using an old box for games for a long time. Occasionally a hardware refresh can do wonders for gaming. Our Corsair Carbide 300R chassis is well suited for a retrofit, the old faithful TX850V2 has never let us down once.  The old AM3 motherboard has seen better days. …

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AMAZON PAYMENT

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We have finally been paid for services from Amazon. They owed us an aggregate of $95.65 for commissioned sales and $14.07 for CPM ads. The Amazon disbursement covered the period ending on August 31, 2017. We maintain a US bank checking account so that US based affiliate agreements are easily paid. International payments are still …

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