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Our Spring gaming PC giveaway promotion has come to an end, and we're ready to announce a VERY lucky winner! This giveaway was made possible by the fine folks from three companies that are complete heavyweights in the gaming community: Falcon Northwest, AMD, and Bungie. Thank you sponsors! You rock! With these big 3 working behind the scenes, you knew that this beastly PC gaming rig was going to be a battle station fit for a Guardian. Falcon Northwest built the Talon PC, of course, and it's an all-AMD affair with a potent Ryzen 7 5800X processor and a Radeon RX 6800 graphics card. The rig itself is decked out with elaborate Destiny 2 artwork, which is sure to impress those that follow the... Read more...
Update 5/28/2021: Today is the last day to enter!  We know PC gamers are having a hard time getting their hands on the latest and greatest hardware for their rigs. We feel your pain though, and thanks to the immense generosity of our friends at Falcon Northwest, AMD and Bungie, we’re going to do something about it! How, you ask? By giving away an absolutely amazing all AMD-powered gaming PC, customized by the meticulous builders at Falcon Northwest, adorned with awesome Destiny 2 artwork and imagery. Take a look at this masterpiece... Up for grabs is an amazing, one-of-a-kind Falcon Northwest Talon PC with custom Destiny 2 theme, loaded with an AMD Ryzen CPU and Radeon RX 6000 series... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, we'll be discussing AMD's current success, its stellar earnings and how the company is kicking so much tail versus its competitors... Show Notes: 06:55 - Samsung Galaxy Book Pro, Pro 360 Laptops On The Prowl With Tiger Lake And AMOLED Displays 07:56 - Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey Gaming Laptop Combines Tiger Lake-H And GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 09:57 - Falcon Northwest Talon Review: Killer Bird Of Prey Gaming PC 13:18 - Dell Latitude 7320 Detachable Review: Eclipsing Surface Pro 18:16 - ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 Review: A Mighty Zen 3 Gaming Laptop 25:10 - AMD Q1 2021 Earnings Shatter Multiple Records As Data Center Sales Skyrocket... Read more...
On this episode of HotHardware's 2.5 Geeks Marco, Brittany and Chris chat about Intel's new Tremont CPU architecture, NVIDIA's sleek new SHIELD TV 2019 Android TV media streamer, the just-released GeForce GTX 1660 Super, Falcon Northwest's HOT AMD Ryzen-powered 20h Anniversary Talon gaming PC and details of our totally AWESOME killer gaming PC giveaway with Falcon Northwest, AMD and Obsidian Entertainment! Show Notes: 02:13 - Intel Tremont CPU Microarchitecture: Power Efficient, High-Performance x86 06:15 - NVIDIA SHIELD TV 2019 Review: AI Enhanced Android TV Streaming 16:05 - GeForce GTX 1660 Super Review: Turbo Charged 1080p Gaming 24:27 - Intel Core i9-9900KS Review: The Fastest Gaming CPU... Read more...
Update: 11/9/19 - You could WIN a machine just like this, only with a killer Outer Worlds paint job, in our 20th Anniversary Giveaway! Falcon Northwest has been in the boutique PC building game since 1992, but the company's Talon desktop PC didn't hit the market until 1999. Ironically, that's about the time HotHardware.com came into being on the interwebs, but we digress. The first Talon came loaded with a AMD Athlon 500MHz processor, a 13.5GB hard drive, 64MB SDRAM, and the Pièce de résistance: a 3dfx Voodoo3 graphics card. Yeah baby, good times. These specs are laughable by today's standards, but at the time the Talon was a solid performer at a sensible price and it featured a smaller chassis... Read more...
You’re going to want a 4K monitor for this: NVIDIA is shouldering its way further into the gaming PC market with its Battlebox program in which it partners with boutique system builders to develop scorchingly powerful gaming systems. The Battlebox systems are built to play all the newest blockbuster games at high resolutions and with all the settings jacked to the proverbial 11. NVIDIA’s graphics cards will be front and center, of course, and all the systems will feature GeForce GTX 780 or Titan cards 2- or 3-way SLI configurations. NVIDIA’s numerous graphics technologies are there, including PhysX, DX11 tessellation, HBAO+ ambient occlusion, TXAA anti-aliasing, Bokeh, depth... Read more...