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Ubisoft releases new, even more demanding Watch Dogs PC specs

A revised version of the minimum and recommended specs for the PC version of Watch Dogs have been released by Ubisoft. And the fact is that they’re even more demanding than the apparently rubbished list that appeared last week. The Minimum specs require a quad core CPU – specifically either …

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Watch Dogs dev dismisses controversial PC game specs

The ‘leaked’ specs for the PC versions of Watch Dogs that appeared online yesterday were not official, one of the game’s developers has stated. These are not official configs,” graphics technical director Sebastien Viard said on Twitter. The real specs out soon and will be lower than [these] ones.” Much …

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AMD reveals new R9 and R7 GPUs – including potential Titan-killer the R9 290X

The next generation of PC graphics cards have at last been announced by AMD. Two series have been confirmed – R9 and R7. The R9 cards are AMD’s enthusiast offerings and will compete directly with Nvidia’s 700 series GPUs. The R7’s, meanwhile, are AMD’s value range. Five cards were announced …

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Developers claim PS4 has a "significant" performance advantage over Xbox One

Sony’s PS4 enjoys what is being described as a significant” and obvious” performance advantage over Xbox One. That’s according to unnamed multiple high-level game development sources” sourced by Edge. The site claims that memory read speeds are 40-50 per cent faster on PS4 and that its ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) …

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Recommended Battlefield 4 PC settings require Windows 8

EA’s recommended PC system requirements for Battlefield 4 contain one particularly interesting demand. The minimum requirements are reasonably generous, needing Windows Vista SP2 32-Bit, either an AMD Athlon X2 2.8GHz or Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz, 4GB of RAM, 512GB of video RAM and either an AMD Radeon HD 3870 …

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Leaked Radeon HD 9970 specs point to possible Titan killer

An apparent set of specs for AMD’s upcoming Radeon HD 9770 graphics card suggests a killer GPU may be on the way. MaximumPC reports that the leaked numbers point to a card that betters Nvidia’s current market leading pair of the GTX 780 and the GTX Titan. Rumours point to …

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Microsoft ups Xbox One graphics specs

The ongoing work fine-tuning the Xbox One hardware has resulted in spec increases, Microsoft has revealed. Specifically, speaking on the Major Nelson podcast Xbox chief product officer has confirmed that since E3 the company has upped the console’s GPU clock speed from 800MHz to 853MHz. Since E3 we’ve dropped in …

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EA: Xbox One and PS4 "are a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market"

Rajat Taneja, the executive VP and CTO of EA, has made a quite remarkable claim about the power of the upcoming next-generation. It all begins with the raw horsepower of the platform which catalyses the imagination and will power the next wave of innovation in entertainment,” he wrote on LinkedIn. …

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The three operating systems and improved controllers that power Xbox One

Microsoft has detailed the key tech innovations that will power the Xbox One. Three operating systems will run inside the system – the Xbox dashboard, a kernel version of Windows and a third that allows for seamless switching between the two. MS proudly claims to have eliminated wait times, with …

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Xbox 720 specs will be "aligned" with PS4, Ubisoft dev claims

With its potential reveal now just three weeks away, the veil of secrecy surrounding Xbox 360’s successor is slowly – very, very slowly – beginning to lift. Although he understandably would not be drawn on specifics, Ubisoft Montreal’s Yanis Mallet has told Eurogamer that Microsoft’s new machine "aligned with what …

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