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Denuvo Bug Is Stopping Games Launching – Fix

Denuvo is one of the most popular options for game developers to add anti-piracy measures to their titles. The software, however, isn't without its critics. For example, there has been a long-held argument that its inclusion often ...

4 weeks ago

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Adds New ‘Grind’ Mode

Against all my expectations, I think Call of Duty Modern Warfare was one of the best (if not the best) game I played in 2019. Admittedly, it has its faults, but if you were to have told me this a year ago, I'd have probably ...

4 weeks ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – What I Got Right/Wrong in 2019

You may recall that last Christmas, while I did not give you my heart, I did layout 5 predictions of what I believed would be some of the most significant moves in the technology market. Well, being that it's now 12-months on, I ...

4 weeks ago

Nintendo Switch Control Image Spark RDR2 Port Rumours

With Red Dead Redemption 2 practically available on all platforms now, there is only one notable exception left. Namely, the Nintendo Switch.Now, whether this will happen or not is still entirely open to speculation. ...

4 weeks ago

EVGA Launches the SR-3 DARK Motherboard for Xeon W-3175X

If you're into more hardcore performance than gaming PC setups, then you are undoubtedly aware of the Intel Xeon platform. With such a strong workstation processor, however, you're clearly going to want it to reside in a ...

4 weeks ago

Intel Expected to Reveal Advanced Cooling for Athena Laptops

While having a thin and light laptop is always a nice feature, there is generally one problem that all manufacturers have to try and overcome. Namely, that with such a small area of space to work with, cooling can often be a big ...

4 weeks ago

Windows 7 Support (Mostly) Ends in Just 2 Weeks

As the popular phrase goes, all good things must eventually come to an end. When it comes to operating systems, however, it abundantly clear that users are often more than a little reluctant to make the transition to newer ...

4 weeks ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – 5 Tech Predictions For 2020

I'm rather fond of my 'Mikes Rant' posts. Largely because it often allows me to spread my wings and make some very bold (and mildly controversial) statements about a wide variety of subjects. It is, after all, an opinion piece. As ...

4 weeks ago

Witcher 3 Cashes-In on TV Show with Highest Ever Player Count

With the recent launch of the (excellent) Netflix adaptation of 'The Witcher', it was hardly unexpected to see a fair number of people coming (or returning) to the gaming franchise. Even I'll admit, I've been tempted to install it ...

4 weeks ago

Red Dead Redemption Fan Remaster Project is Probably Dead

There is one inescapable truth about fan-based gaming projects. Namely, that the legal sword of Damocles always tentatively hangs above their heads. As such, when we first heard the news of a Red Dead Redemption PC Remaster being ...

4 weeks ago

Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S Specifications Leak

At the risk of venturing into the realms of hyperbole, I can't help but feel that Intel is in something of a need to release special when they launch their new Comet Lake-S processors. While Intel still has a comfortable market ...

4 weeks ago

ASRock Reveals its Radeon RX 5600 XT Challenger Specs

ASRock was undoubtedly one of the busiest AIB partners when AMD recently released its RX 5500 graphics card. With it now being around a month since that GPU launched, however, one thing is pretty clear. Namely, that it isn't ...

4 weeks ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – 5 Tech Losers of 2019

2019 has proven to be a hugely successful year for a number of companies and their respective products. That doesn't mean, however, that it's been great for everyone. So, who in my opinion hasn't really hit the mark this year in ...

4 weeks ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – The 5 Tech Winners Of 2019

We have seen a lot of amazing tech products released throughout 2019, but (as often is the case) some brands have gone well beyond my expectations for what they have managed to achieve. So, in this very festive edition of Mikes ...

4 weeks ago

Cougar Revenger RGB 12k DPI Optical Gaming Mouse Review

We haven't reviewed a lot of Cougar gaming mice here at eTeknix. However, the ones we have had were pretty decent! Even the more affordable models such as the 450M and the 300M we're pretty impressive. Of course, they're quite ...

1 month ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – Craziest News From 2019!

As you might expect, there's more than a few crazy stories we cover over the year that while not always specifically tech-related, are just too mad to ignore! There has led to something of a saying in the eTeknix offices, if it's ...

1 month ago

AlphaSync Canine SPEC-7X Gaming PC Review

The custom PC market is booming, and with PC gaming proving to be more popular than ever, it's easy to understand why. Sure, many of us love to build our own systems, and that's awesome. However, not everyone has the time to ...

1 month ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – The 5 Worst Games Of 2019

So, with 2019 drawing to a close, I think that (on the whole) it's largely been a very positive year for gamers. We've had a lot of truly excellent releases that are certainly pushing PCs to their limits and giving both the PS4 ...

1 month ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – Top 5 Games Of 2019

So, the top 5 games of the year? A contentious subject I know. I can already see some of you arming your keyboards to fire back at me about big names I missed or how I know nothing about gaming.So, let's start by being clear, ...

1 month ago

The eTeknix Christmas And New Year Message for 2019

Well, 2019 is coming to a close and it's certainly been a year that has kept us busy here at the eTeknix offices. Not that (while thinking about it) any other year has been particularly different to date...Between processors, ...

1 month ago

Mikes Rant Christmas Edition – Gifts that Even Santa Can’t Afford

Christmas is the season of giving, but at the same time, we can (or should) only really give what we can afford to. While some of you might be hoping for Santa to bring you something amazing this year, the sad reality is that ...

1 month ago

YouTube Channel Reveals Homebrew ‘Protosaber’ – Video

It's been the dream of many science-fiction fans to one day own a lightsaber. There is, however, one major problem. Put simply, the power required to have an operational lightsaber is enormous. A genuine alternative, however, is ...

1 month ago

A New Mod Brings Henry Cavill & Anya Chalotra to The Witcher 3

The Witcher franchise is seeing something of a huge revival following the launch of the Netflix TV series. It was, however, only a matter of time before the modding community decided to start adding some of the character models ...

1 month ago

QPAD MK-95 Opto Q-Mechanical Keyboard Review

I've reviewed and tested hundreds of keyboards over the years. From humble membrane keyboards to mechanical. From Topre switches to optical switches, I've had a tinker with all of them and more. The introduction of a new switch ...

1 month ago

AMD RX 5600 XT Benchmarks Appear on 3DMark Database

So, at this point, the release of the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT seems more of a case of when rather than if. With both AMD and Gigabyte both confirming the existence of the cards via various SKU/EEC applications, it is almost ...

1 month ago

AeroCool Reveals the Cylon 4F CPU Cooler

Aerocool is one of the biggest and best-known names in CPU coolers and whenever they release a new product onto the market, they always have our full attention.With the formal announcement of the Cylon 4F air cooler, however, ...

1 month ago

Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – Last Minute Gift Ideas!

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, so please put an Nvidia 2080 Ti in this old man's hat! Yes, with the holidays just days away, the chances are that you have already gotten the vast majority of your Christmas shopping ...

1 month ago

AOC 27G2U 144Hz FreeSync Gaming Monitor Review

Finding a quality gaming monitor can be tricky, as there is certainly a lot to pick from. However, when I reached out to AOC for suggestions on a monitor, they presented me with the AOC 27G2U. I wanted something that would make ...

1 month ago

PUBG is Still Banning Around 100,000 Cheaters a Week

With PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) approaching its third birthday, the game is still doing remarkably well. Admittedly, the 'battle royale' trend has died down a little towards the latter half of 2019 and I daresay that ...

1 month ago

New P.T. Camera Hack Takes us to Silent Hill in Amazing Detail

It is honestly difficult to think of a demo that has garnered as much attention and dissection as Silent Hills P.T. (Playable Teaser). Despite the game being cancelled (and removed from the demo download section of the PlayStation ...

1 month ago

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