STILL USING WINDOWS 10 1507?

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For those who are still using version 1507 of Windows 10, Microsoft has indicated it will now start warning users to update their machines. Following the problems with malware and ransomware recently, Microsoft does not want to have another outbreak with a large number of out of date versions of Windows. We strongly recommend installing …

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CONTENT CREATION TOOLS & DX12

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Steam distributes Blender and Autodesk distributes 3D Studio, Maya and AutoCAD. These tools are the most widely used ones for creating 3D game worlds. Blender is open source and it has a large community of contributors. Many game studios have used Blender successfully. DX12 uses multiple GPU cards to manage rendering and this makes it …

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HARDCORE GAMING LOUNGE

When we attempted to establish a Twitter account for the site we were dismayed that a cybersquatter was infringing on our business name. Hardcore Gaming Lounge uses “Hardcore Games” which is trademarked, and they do not even use their own proper name which is “Hardcore Gaming Lounge”. This is a clear example of a wilful …

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WINDOWS CUMULATIVE UPDATES

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Microsoft has accelerated the update releases to about every 2 weeks as they work to fix all the issues remaining with the most recent Creators Update. Each of the updates contain hundreds of fixes. Older versions of Windows sometimes used update rollups. This makes it easier for fresh installs to be patched more quickly.. Microsoft …

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INTEL X299 VRM HEADACHES

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We have seen many reports lately with Intel X299 boards. Some boards like the Asus AORUS X299 cannot get past 4.6 GHz while another vendor’s board reaches 5.0 GHz. It seems that Intel has underdesigned the regulators for the X299 which has left some OEM manufacturers to scramble to fix it. Some simply copied the …

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384.76 WHQL

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GeForce Driver 384.76 was released June 29, 2017 for Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. Avoid the spyware GeForce experience. Support for Lawbreakers HDR is handled by Windows 10 and updates to Windows are needed to catch up to be able to use the NVIDIA API. NVIDIA finally added support for Fermi based video card …

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69 GAMES ON FEATURE

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The summer time is slow for PC game sales so it comes as no surprise to see 69 games for sale on our Steam Wishlist. Steam is running their annual summer sale, mostly aimed at collectors. We already have a vast number of games all reviewed in the database, This is on top of the …

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GET EVEN

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Get Even was released on June 20, 2017 by Bandai Namco. The game was developed by the Farm 51. Get Even is a firs person shooter with a psychological thriller story. Get Even is an unusual shooter. Its not the usual run and gun game but rather one that is has more depth to the story; you …

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INTEL CLOVER TRAIL AND WINDOWS 10

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Intel and Microsoft has indicated that machines using the Intel Atom processors code named Clover Trail will not be able to run Windows 10 creators update or above. Intel® Atom™ processor Z25XX series are the affected product numbers. Clover Trail processors are made on the 32nm process line. Clover Trail was marketed in 2012 before being replaced …

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KREEDZ CLIMBING

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Kreedz Climbing was released on June 15, 2017 by Obsessionsoft who also developed the game. Kreedz Climbing is the ultimate non-violent 3D platformer. The game originally was a mod for Half-Life 2 but it’s now a free standing independant game. The game offers Source graphics with CS 1.6 physics for easy system requirements. Some maps are …

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