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Valve wants to lower GPU requirements for VR

The virtual reality market might be opening up to a wider audience than first believed. Both Steam’s HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift have named the Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD 290 as the recommended cards for VR on PC. However, neither has yet specified their minimum requirements. And with …

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Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, AMD shows off its latest fast and furious graphics card and Microsoft up its performance with the Xbox One Elite controller AMD R9 Fury X As PC players prepare to enter virtual reality with the upcoming …

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‘Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever’ – AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question its potential outside of a niche audience. While the current wave of virtual reality may have started as the dream of …

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Green Giant: Nvidia on ‘the world’s most powerful GPU’ and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further. However, that’s exactly what Nvidia is doing with its latest graphics card, the Titan X. The successor to the first Titan, …

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Accessories Update: Turtle Beach Elite 800X and Nvidia GeForce Titan X

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail.This week, we go wireless with Turtle Beach’s Elite 800X and power up Nvidia’s most powerful GPU yet Turtle Beach Elite 800X Turtle Beach has introduced a new top-of-the-line headset for Xbox One. The Elite 800X is fully wireless …

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Nvidia reveals GTX 960 graphics card

Nvidia has revealed the next card in its hugely popular -60 series. The GTX 960 is said to be designed as an upgrade route for users of the firm’s GTX 660 GPU, which is among the outlet’s biggest-selling mid-range cards. The -60 series as a whole – 560, 660 and …

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AMD cuts the price of the Radeon R9 295×2 graphics card

The super-powerful Radeon R9 295×2 has been significantly discounted. Eurogamer reports that the card, which is effectively two R9 290Xs shoved onto a single card and running in parallel, can now be had for around 490, representing a substantial saving over its 1,200 launch price and still a lot less …

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Free Ubisoft games offered to Nvidia GTX graphics card buyers

Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4 and The Crew – those buying a new Nvidia graphics card this Q4 can take their pick. The hardware specialist is offering a free download of one of these games to anyone who picks up either a GeForce GTX 980, 970, 780 Ti, or …

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Stock shortages hit Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

The newNvidia GeForce GTX 970 and 980 graphics cardsare selling out across the UK. Several gaming system builders have told PCR they are seeing stock shortages for the cards due to popular demand. Chillblast buyer Ben Miles said: "Sales of the new cards are indeed strong, and we are expecting …

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Nvidia announces GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

As expected, two new high-end PC graphics cards have been unveiled by Nvidia. Called the GTX 980 and GTX 970, both cards offer improved TDP efficiency but still offer the sort of graphical clout that puts the PS4 and Xbox One to shame. The GTX 980 will retail at around …

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