NEWS

January 7th, 2014, 11:16 AM

NVIDIA to Expand G-SYNC Offerings in Q4 2014

It looks like there’s some light on the horizon for gamers excited about NVIDIA’s G-SYNC monitors; they’ll finally be available in Q2 of this year. After NVIDIA took the wraps off of G-SYNC within a select number of limited previews and announcements, gamers have been clamoring for the change to go hands-on with the technology. [...]

January 7th, 2014, 11:11 AM

NVIDIA Announces “GameStream Ready” Certification

NVIDIA’s GameStream wireless ecosystem requires a specific but expanding set of components. Now it will be easier to find the right hardware. The GameStream ecosystem is, at face value, relatively straightforward. At the most basic level it consists of a GeForce-powered PC and a secondary wireless device like NVIDIA’s excellent SHIELD or a Tegra-powered tablet. [...]

January 7th, 2014, 10:32 AM

Philips Intros New 27” G-SYNC Certified 272G5DYEB

While it may have a confusing name, Philips’ newest 27” monitor will boast a 144Hz refresh rate and compatibility with NVIDIA’s G-SYNC technology. NVIDIA’s game changing G-SYNC technology and the visual differences it can bring to the table have caused a huge amount of excitement in PC gaming circles. Hardware Canucks covered the technology in-depth [...]

January 7th, 2014, 9:00 AM

EVGA Launches TORQ X10 Carbon Gaming Mouse

EVGA is getting into the peripheral game with the TORQ X10 Carbon, a high end gaming mouse loaded with features and quite a few innovations. These days gaming mice are a dime a dozen so when a new one is released and claims to be the next big thing, we don’t typically sit up and [...]

January 7th, 2014, 7:06 AM

NVIDIA CES 2014 Press Conference Coverage

NVIDIA’s CES 2014 press conference may not have included any big surprises, but the new Tegra K1 was shown and some other technologies were refined. Hardware Canucks had a front row seat at NVIDIA’s CES 2014 press conference and our editors Matt and Dmitry provide a full video rundown.

January 7th, 2014, 6:49 AM

Linksys Updates Iconic WRT54G, Launches New WRT1900AC

The WRT54G is one of today’s most popular and adaptable routers but its capabilities are beginning to show their age. Now, Linksys is introducing its spiritual successor: the WRT1900AC. As its name suggests, the WRT1900AC keeps the WRT-series’ heritage of open source stance (which brought us the famous Tomato firmware) while adding a laundry list [...]

January 7th, 2014, 6:27 AM

Seagate Launches 5mm Laptop Ultrathin 500GB HDD

Seagate has launched a new class of hard drive called the Laptop Ultrathin. At just 5mm high, it’s focused on the convertible market but could have broader implications too. With SSDs gaining popularity, we sometimes forget that what traditional hard drives lack in performance, they can make up in affordability and capacity. Seagate is taking [...]

December 18th, 2013, 7:24 PM

Have Battlefield 4′s Woes Delayed AMD’s Mantle Roll-Out?

Earlier this month, Electronic Arts announced they would be halting all development on future Battlefield 4 projects as they ironed out kinks with the core game. Now, it looks like AMD’s Mantle rollout may be affected as well. Back when AMD’s Mantle was first announced, its potential ability to streamline interactions between a game and [...]

November 19th, 2013, 6:55 PM

ViewSonic VX2252 22” Monitor Review

ViewSonic’s VX2252 costs just $150.  Normally, monitors in this price range represent the bottom of the barrel…but not this time around.

November 18th, 2013, 6:46 PM

Cooler Master HAF Stacker Review

Cooler Master’s new HAF Stacker isn’t so much as an enclosure as it is a system.  By utilizing modular components, it may be single-handedly revolutionizing the case market.