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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Wolverine Fan-made short film

    Anyone seen this? Some fan of the wolverine franchise has created a seriously impressive short film. Be aware, it’s quite brutal
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST PSA, mouse getting stuck in a particular axis during use

    Ok, so I'm still rocking an original Mad Catz R.A.T. 7 mouse, think I bought it in 2010 shortly after its release, it's far too old, the logical thing would just be to accept its fate and get a modern mouse. But I'm not ready for that, I can't bear myself to part with this thing, this was back...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Apple AI push

    So, don’t know if anyone watched the new iPad Pro M4 announcement, but they must have forced “AI” down our throats about 20 times!!! As we all know, Siri never took off, it was always clunky, and just never got the adoption required for it to learn quickly enough to remain even remotely...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Microsoft Game Studio closures

    So Microsoft have announced they're closing 3 studios they very recently purchased as part of the Activision / Blizzard buyout. These studios are: Arkane Austin - The new Prey, Redfall, Deathloop, Dishonoured series Tango Gameworks - Evil Within games, Ghostwire: Tokyo and Hi-fi Rush Alphadog...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Asus RMA Woes

    I'm not trying to create any scare stories, anyone buying off PCS, it's always worth paying for a good warranty direct with PCS exactly to avoid complications with manufacturer warranties, PCS are very trustworthy and have an extremely hands on approach at taking ownership of fixes themselves...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Wow!

    Rarely get excited any more with custom cooled rigs, but this one is really quite special!
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST New Hyte 240 AIO, THICC Q60

    Hyte are just hitting new levels every time really. This is their new 240mm AIO, and this is not just a rebranded Asetek cooler like almost all the ones on the market are, this is custom designed from the ground up The pumps are built into the radiator and there are 2 of them also, which in...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Alien: Rogue Incursion

    Just announced, upcoming VR game developed in UE5!
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST New High Density High Speed storage form factor

    You guys doing professional workflows are probably already aware of these So there's a new Solid State storage option taking stride. It's called U.3 in its current form. It's on the PCIe lane just like an M2 drive, but substantially faster, and up to crazy drive sizes. They're around the size...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST VR Enthusiasts - check this out

    Really promising new tech for VR applications
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Something going on with MSI AMD GPUs

    So this was posted by Hardware Unboxed this morning, there's no video yet, it's only just been noticed "Did I miss this story? MSI has been completely removed from AMD's Radeon 7000 series, all existing products have been discontinued and they never released a 7700 XT/7800 XT. This all seems to...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Windows 11 Ads and how to disable them

    So Microsoft in their infinite wisdom have injected ads into Windows 11 in the latest release. It's proper intrusive as well, had one as a huge pop up for office even though I have 365 installed...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST QuestOS being opened up to 3rd party manufacturers

    Now, while I totally support 3rd party integration into hardware and software, I'm so utterly distrustful of Facebook (they will always be Facebook a rebrand isn't going to get people to forget their past controversies) and although they've been forced to backtrack on very intrusive aspects of...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Emulators finally allowed in the App Store, and second hand parts can now be used!

    This is big news Emulators are now allowed on the App Store so long as they state the age limit to be that of the most adult content available on the emulator. Also that official used parts can be used in place of others where previously a lot of parts were serial “paired” with that...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Hyte's new RGB ecosystem hitting the market

    Hyte's new Nexus RGB products are starting to be released, currently just controller and light strips, but I believe this space is worth watching. https://hyte.com/store/ls?v=286&zCountry=GB Hyte have come extremely far in the PC case space in a very short space of time, it's a very hard...
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    PCSPECIALIST New Superwide 49" MSI QD-OLED V2 option

    A new MSI 49" QD-OLED V2 144Hz 5120 x 1440 option, roughly £1300 https://www.msi.com/Monitor/MPG-491CQP-QD-OLED https://www.scan.co.uk/products/49-msi-mpg-491cqp-qd-oled-curved-monitor-1800r-dqhd-5120x1440-144hz-003ms-adaptive-sync-hdr1500001hd
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST What programs NOT to have on your system

    Good summary here by Jay, worth a watch
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Panoramic Liquid Cooler AIO

    So there's a brand new company pushing their new AIO which have angled display screens. They're using Asetek pump heads https://videocardz.com/newz/tryx-panorama-is-worlds-first-aio-cooler-with-curved-amoled-screen Now if you look at the prices, it's completely ridiculous IMHO BUT, if anyone...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Happy Rapture Day!

    So, according to some, today is the Rapture. There's a solar eclipse in the US, and there's a link to this in the bible, they've decided it's definitely going to be the Rapture. So make sure you dress appropriately, I think white robes are the normal attire, as we can see below, for the last...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST All hail, the GOAT GPU

    Really good review. If you're on a budget and willing to risk the second hand market, the 1080ti is still a very realistic card for 1440p for older games.
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