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NASA will launch a spacecraft into an asteroid to knock it off course

Our planet can be a beautiful place at times, but, someday, a gargantuan asteroid might just decide to put a premature end to our collective fun. Relative to the size of other astral bodies, it wouldn’t take much space rock to damage the planet — even a 150-meter asteroid is big enough to pose a […]

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Intel rumored to order TSMC 3nm chips for Meteor Lake graphics tiles

News from Taiwan claims Intel has asked Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to make 3nm chips for its upcoming Meteor Lake processors. If true, it adds to the multiple node processes that Meteor Lake will incorporate in its new “tiled” design. Taiwan news outlet Commercial Times claims that the graphics processing hardware in the Meteor […]

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Star Citizen’s total crowdfunding has surpassed $400 million

Everybody’s favorite love-to-hate space sim, Star Citizen, is still undergoing active, expensive development. Just last year, the game managed to hit $300 million in revenue from crowdfunding alone. You might expect that growth to slow, but it has continued to skyrocket. As of writing, the highly ambitious sim has raised an astonishing $404.7 million from […]

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Scalpers are selling DDR5 kits for up to $2,500 on eBay

If a consumer product is difficult to find, you can almost guarantee that people will be selling it on eBay for inflated prices. Joining the many graphics cards, PlayStation 5 consoles, and Xbox Series X machines on the site are DDR5 memory kits, which are selling for up to $2,500. Retailers were already selling DDR5 […]

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The PC is voted greatest piece of hardware of all time; Gabe Newell accepts award

The Golden Joystick Awards took place yesterday, where some of this year’s best games were honored. We also saw the winners of two very interesting categories revealed: the greatest ever piece of hardware and game of all time. It should come as little surprise to learn that the former was won by the PC, and […]

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Sweden calls for Europe to ban crypto mining over environmental concerns

The price of cryptocurrencies keeps on rising, and while that’s good news for miners, it means more people jumping on the bandwagon, which equals more energy being spent on mining the likes of Bitcoin. Sweden considers the environmental impact of this activity so severe that it wants to ban it entirely in Europe. Euronews reports […]

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AMD’s Radeon RX 6000-series price is reportedly set to increase by 10%

Are you tired of graphics cards being so expensive? Unfortunately for fans of AMD’s latest products, it looks as if the Radeon RX 6000 series could soon become even costlier after the company increased the price of its GPUs by 10% for board partners, according to a new report. VideoCardz writes that news of the […]