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Accelerating Creator Workflows With NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX

When GeForce launched 20 years ago, powering cutting-edge games was its focus. Over time, GPUs became more capable, evolving to the point where they were not just useful in creative design, but vital. Last summer, the entire creative industry got a shot in the arm with the launch of NVIDIA’s RTX family of GPUs and features. In this article, we’re going to explore why that is.

Published on January 14, 2020

Real-time Ray Tracing In Gaming: The Momentum Is Enlightening

NVIDIA has long made it a mission to introduce cutting-edge graphics technologies to our games. Once real-time ray tracing APIs became available, the company was quick to launch its GeForce RTX line of GPUs with full support. Today, we can’t stop hearing about how enlightening ray tracing can be, so let’s take a few moments to reflect on what’s happened in the first year of real-time ray tracing’s life.

Published on December 17, 2019
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What’s On Offer? Black Friday 2019

It’s that time of year again when retail giants battle it out for your hard-earned cash. It’s Black Friday, and then Cyber Monday, and the build-up the week before, and after, but when Christmas starts in July, it all blurs together really. In any case, we’ve been checking out some deals around…..

Published on November 29, 2019
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Techgage’s Best of CES 2019 Awards

One of the busiest weeks the tech industry trudges through each year has come to an end, and as most people have returned home, thoughts are being mulled on, and highlights are beginning to emerge. We found eight products or technologies that left the biggest impression on us – and more importantly, made us want them!

Published on January 16, 2019
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Techgage’s Best of CES 2018 Awards

Another CES has come and gone, and like the rest of them, 2018’s event was bursting at the seams with cool new products (and technologies). Whittling down all of what we saw over the course of a week to a simple list of 10 isn’t easy, but neither is waiting for these products to make their way to market.

Published on January 17, 2018
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Techgage’s Best Of CES 2016

2016’s CES is over, but before we wrap-up our coverage, we want to shed some light on those few products that stood out to us the most. After spending the weekend mulling the contestants, we’ve come up with a list that we feel are the hot items to look out for over the coming year. Here is our top 11 products for 2016!

Published on January 13, 2016

Thermaltake CES 2016: Core X71 and X31 Chassis & Water 3.0 Riing RGB AIO Cooler

CES may be over, but there is still a wealth of new releases to cover. Thermaltake was on call with some new chassis designs for big builds, and water coolers to match. While there is a fair amount of bling with the AIO coolers, the chassis mean business with huge areas to…..

Published on January 11, 2016

Cooler Master CES 2016: Modular Chassis and PSU, Peripherals & More

Cooler Master continued to impress us with its latest offerings for CES 2016. While there was the usual peripheral refresh, as well as new designs for fans and water-blocks, there was an exciting, new enthusiast class power supply and chassis concepts built around Makers. Let’s take a quick peek at what Cooler…..

Published on January 8, 2016

CES 2016 Day One – Unveiled Event Roundup

It’s CES time, and 2016 looks to be the year of VR and home automation. However, all the products under show can’t fit under the same roof. Spread around Vegas hotels are a number of smaller conventions, one of which is Unveiled. Join us, as we show you around some of the cool new toys that couldn’t fit in the main hall.

Published on January 5, 2016

Sleek, Stylish, If Slightly Strange – A Review Of The In Win 707 Full-Tower Chassis

In Win may not be as well-known as many of its competitors in the PC chassis market, but it makes some eye-catching products. Its 707 is certainly one of those. Styling-wise, it’s a knockout. But the beauty of a PC chassis is more than just skin-deep. Join us as we get inside…..

Published on May 18, 2015

Fractal Design Define R5 Dual Loop Water Cooling Build Log

After we posted our look at Fractal Design’s Define R5 a couple of months ago, it didn’t take long before Matt was craving not just a chassis upgrade, but a water cooling one, as well. With the chassis in hand, join him as he takes you through the process of setting up…..

Published on May 11, 2015

COUGAR 500K Gaming Keyboard Review

While the PC peripheral market has been obsessed with mechanical keyboards the last couple of years, not everyone has the budget nor desire for such devices. Rubber-dome may be a dirty word when it comes to high-end peripherals, but they are still relevant and a proven key switch type. COUGAR’s budget orientated…..

Published on May 6, 2015

GIGABYTE X99-UD4 Motherboard Review

Building an X99-based machine and want a great “sweet-spot” motherboard? GIGABYTE’s X99-UD4 is well worth the consideration, as it delivers a lot of functionality for its <$250 price-tag, tosses in a couple of extras we might not “need” but do appreciate, and sports a solid design. Let’s check it out. (Click image…..

Published on May 4, 2015

A Look At Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC

The latest revision to Photoshop Lightroom, called CC (or 6), is a typical Adobe release. That’s to say, there are some real steps forward, as well as some exciting features, but it seems we can never be without a frustrating misfire or two. The latest release is a definite improvement, but there’s…..

Published on May 1, 2015

Grand Theft Auto V Review

GTA has taken us from a 2D top-down simulator to a 3D third-person shooter. We’ve been taken back to the 80’s in Vice City and brought back with GTA V. The series has always strived to be innovative, push the bounds of propriety, and focus on a singular theme. Does GTA V’s…..

Published on April 29, 2015

The Tables Have Turned: Valve’s Learning A Hard Lesson About Paid Mods

When Valve released an update to its Steamworks platform last week to enable paid mods, I’m not sure it realized what kind of backlash could result. There’s been some incredible debate since the feature rolled-out, and it’s been fascinating to watch. Let’s dive in and take a look at this problem from…..

Published on April 27, 2015

COUGAR 600M – The Great Orange Gaming Mouse Review

Sometimes, simpler is better. Keeping the functionality limited so that you can concentrate on what works. There will always be a market for mid-range and budget peripherals, simply because they work and are inexpensive. So what if you want to keep things simple, but a little special, too? COUGAR’s mid-range 600 series…..

Published on April 24, 2015

The Old Lady In A Newish Dress – A Review Of Antec’s P70 Mid-Tower Chassis

It’s been well over three years since we’ve taken a look at an Antec chassis, so we’re glad to have a new one on the testbench to take a look at: P70. Priced at around $70, this is an affordable mid-tower, and it has some attractive styling to boot. But does it…..

Published on April 21, 2015

Trials & Tribulations: Installing Gentoo Linux With GNOME & Systemd

Having run Gentoo, KDE, and OpenRC for as long as I can remember, I recently felt inspired to start fresh and try something a little different. Such as a move to systemd, as well as GNOME. What results is this article, a rambling of sorts, featuring roadblocks I ran into, and thoughts…..

Published on April 20, 2015

ASUS Republic of Gamers G751JY 17-inch Gaming Laptop Review

There are gaming laptops, and then there are uncompromising gaming laptops. ASUS’ ROG G751JY falls into the latter category for a number of different reasons, with a great one being that it packs some seriously powerful hardware under its hood. How does a 1GB/s SSD sound? 24GB of RAM? GTX 980M? Exactly.…..

Published on April 16, 2015

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