THIEF BENCHMARK RESULTS

Thief is relatively slow to startup but once loaded it runs fine. Thief has a benchmark in the menu so we can test video cards for performance. This game requires about 4-5 TFLOPS of graphics performance to play with maximum graphics at 1920×1080 and maintaining 60fps. See the page on game performance. COMPARATIVE GPU PERFORMANCE CHART …

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THIEF

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Thief was released February 27, 2014 by Square Enix. The game was developed by Eidos Montreal. Thief is a first person action role playing game. This is the 4th release for the Thief series which first came to the PC back in 1998. Thief is set in a dark fantasy world inspired by Victorian, gothic, and …

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EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW ACX

The EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW ACX (02G-P4-3757-KR) is an entry level gaming card. These cards are intended to replace the Geforce GTX 650 series. This card launched at $199 but fell quickly in the market. NVIDIA Maxwell GM107 640 CUDA 1189 MHz base clock 1268 boost clock 2048MB GDDR5 128-bit 5400MHz effective 86.4GB/s bandwidth ACX …

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HAWKEN

Hawken was released February 14, 2014 by Meteor Entertainment. The game was developed by Adhesive Games.  Hawken is a MechWarrior first person shooter action game. Hawken is a modern version of the classic Star Wars MechWarrior type games popular in the late 1990s. The game needs an account for players when the game is first …

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AMD FUEL SERVICE

The AMD Fuel Service is a Windows System Service that manages the CPU and GPU throttles to provide power savings. “fuel.service.exe” is the program file name. It runs as a system service. Disabling this will run the CPU and GPU at maximum clocks continually. This service integrates with Windows power options more generally. The AMD fuel …

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LOADOUT

Loadout was released January 31, 2014 by Edge of Reality. The game was developed by Edge of Reality.  Loadout is a conventional third person shooter action game. Loadout is a rather outrageous throwback to the classic first person shooter genre of old. Its all about the guns, baby! Build a massive variety of absolutely insane …

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HOW DO YOU DO IT?

How Do You Do It? was released on January 26, 2014 by Nina Freeman , Emmett Butler , Decky Coss  and Joni Kittaka  who developed the game. How Do You Do It? is a saxual simulation using dolls. The game puts players in the role of an 11-year-old girl whose mother has just stepped out for an …

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INSURGENCY

Insurgency was released on January 22, 2014 by New World Interactive who also developed the game. Insurgency is a first person shooter. This game tries to bring more action to gaming than many of its rivals. The game supports a campaign but it comes into its own as a cooperative shooter. The is not your average …

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CORSAIR CS450M PC POWER SUPPLY

The Corsair CS450M (CP-9020075) power supply is an entry level gaming model that we procured for a refurbished machine. The old AK-680 PSU had dual 12V circuits which limited the use of advanced gaming grade video cards somewhat. The CS450M uses a single circuit to eliminate confusion about cables and loading. The CS series are …

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NEW CAR GAME: WRECKFEST

New Car Game: Wreckfest was released on January 14, 2014 by Bugbear who also developed the game. New Car Game: Wreckfest is driving racing game and demolition derby. This game was released on Early access and 18 months on it’s still not finished. The game has added a new track in 2015. The last update was …

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