PC Gaming – hardCOREware.net https://www.hardcoreware.net Gaming PC Hardware Reviews Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:59:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Nvidia finally speaks out on Mantle, sees no “obvious benefits” https://www.hardcoreware.net/nvidia-on-mantle/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/nvidia-on-mantle/#respond Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:48:56 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9005 Two Nvidia engineers have spoken up about whether they plan to support Mantle on Nvidia hardware, or if they'll just stick to DirectX 12

Nvidia finally speaks out on Mantle, sees no “obvious benefits”

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OFFICIAL: VESA Accepts AMD’s DP1.2a spec change request http://www.hardcoreware.net/vesa-freesync-is-coming/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/vesa-freesync-is-coming/#respond Tue, 13 May 2014 02:03:49 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=8589 VESA has officially added "Adaptive Sync" to the DisplayPort 1.2a spec. This is needed for FreeSync to work on desktop monitors.

OFFICIAL: VESA Accepts AMD’s DP1.2a spec change request

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Buy a GeForce Card, get Watch Dogs Free https://www.hardcoreware.net/watch-dogs-free-nvidia-geforce/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/watch-dogs-free-nvidia-geforce/#respond Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:52:03 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=8442 Nvidia and Ubisoft are working together on a huge promotion of Watch Dogs. You can get the game free with just about any GeForce model you'd want.

Buy a GeForce Card, get Watch Dogs Free

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RUMOR: New AMD Never Settle Bundle 2014 Coming on April 21 https://www.hardcoreware.net/rumor-amd-never-settle-bundle-2014/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/rumor-amd-never-settle-bundle-2014/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:09:31 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=8155 According to these unsubstantiated rumors, AMD will launch a new Never Settled bundle on April 21 featuring a lot of familiar titles and some indie games

RUMOR: New AMD Never Settle Bundle 2014 Coming on April 21

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OFFICIAL: VESA Accepts AMD’s DP1.2a spec change request – FreeSync is coming https://www.hardcoreware.net/vesa-freesync-is-coming/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/vesa-freesync-is-coming/#respond Sat, 05 Apr 2014 02:50:42 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=8071 A VESA document appears to show that they have accepted AMD's requests to change DP1.2a in order to support variable Vsync rates which will enable FreeSync

OFFICIAL: VESA Accepts AMD’s DP1.2a spec change request – FreeSync is coming

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DirectX 12 is Coming – To be announced at GDC March 20, 2014 https://www.hardcoreware.net/directx-12-is-coming-march-20/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/directx-12-is-coming-march-20/#respond Thu, 06 Mar 2014 03:58:50 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=7922 Microsoft have officially announced the release of DirectX 12, which will be detailed on March 20 at GDC. It will have Mantle-like features, and support ARM

DirectX 12 is Coming – To be announced at GDC March 20, 2014

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Steam Family Sharing Released https://www.hardcoreware.net/steam-family-sharing-released/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/steam-family-sharing-released/#respond Sat, 01 Mar 2014 02:01:23 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=7910 After a prolonged beta, Steam Family Sharing is now available across all clients.┬áBeing called “Family” sharing, you would have to assume it is intended to[...]

Steam Family Sharing Released

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DirectX to add “Close to Metal” capabilities similar to Mantle and OpenGL https://www.hardcoreware.net/directx-close-to-metal/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/directx-close-to-metal/#respond Thu, 27 Feb 2014 02:45:15 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=7895 Mantle may be just getting off the ground, but upcoming DirectX presentations hint at similar "close to metal" capabilities that will eliminate the one advantage it has.

DirectX to add “Close to Metal” capabilities similar to Mantle and OpenGL

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Razer Shows Off “First” Modular PC Concept – Project Christine https://www.hardcoreware.net/razer-shows-off-project-christine/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/razer-shows-off-project-christine/#respond Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:39:35 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=7424 Razer has finally designed a modular PC for people who are completely incompetent when it comes to building and upgrading. Check out Project Christine!

Razer Shows Off “First” Modular PC Concept – Project Christine

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How to use the PS4 Controller in Windows with XBOX Controller XInput Games https://www.hardcoreware.net/how-to-ps4-controller-windows/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/how-to-ps4-controller-windows/#comments Sun, 17 Nov 2013 13:40:58 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=6846 The PS4 is supported by Windows, but the buttons can be reversed. Also, many game use XInput. This method allows you to use a PS4 controller in Windows

How to use the PS4 Controller in Windows with XBOX Controller XInput Games

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AMD Mantle Should Improve Performance by 20%, Support Other GPUs https://www.hardcoreware.net/amd-mantle-apu13/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/amd-mantle-apu13/#respond Thu, 14 Nov 2013 02:42:43 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=6836 In discussing Mantle at APU13, game developers are saying that it can improve GPU performance by 20% AND that it should support Intel and Nvidia hardware.

AMD Mantle Should Improve Performance by 20%, Support Other GPUs

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Valve files trademark for Half Life 3 in Europe – has around 5 years to use it https://www.hardcoreware.net/valve-files-trademark-half-life-3/ https://www.hardcoreware.net/valve-files-trademark-half-life-3/#respond Tue, 01 Oct 2013 23:48:30 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=6514 Valve has filed a trademark for Half Life 3 in Europe. The good news is they have around 5 years to use the name, or the trademark will be abandoned.

Valve files trademark for Half Life 3 in Europe – has around 5 years to use it

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