Futuremark - 3D Mark

Futuremark updates 3D Mark & PC Mark 8

Futuremark has recently updated their latest benchmark suites. No major improvements, the focus of the patches was predominately to resolve bugs. One bug though that is resolved that we have personally experienced as of late was issues running Adobe After Effects testing so it is nice to see this issue resolved. Beyond that check out…

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Hot Off The Press – New UEFI BIOS Updates – Firmware – Dec 2014

BIOS / UEFI releases for the work week 49 of 2014 or Week of the 1st December 2014. As any enthusiast knows hardware only takes you so far. When considering what affects your experience with component products whether it be a motherboard, graphics card or a router, firmware makes a big difference. Firmware affects almost all…

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Hot Off The Press – New UEFI BIOS Updates – Firmware – Nov 2014

BIOS / UEFI releases for the work week 47 of 2014 or Week of 24th November 2014. As any enthusiast knows hardware only takes you so far. When considering what affects your experience with component products whether it be a motherboard, graphics card or a router, firmware makes a big difference. Firmware affects almost all…

Offical ASUS Poll – AMD FX mATX Motherboard

I am continuing to get feedback from users regarding the “want” of a mATX 900 series motherboard that offers rich features and functionality and solid overclocking. While there are some high performance quality mATX solutions currently available for AMD they are focused on the FM2+ platform and A series chipset. Users looking for Am3+ support…

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APEXvj Turbo – Apps We Love

Here at PCDIY we love software as much as we love hardware. Software is the lifeblood that gives much of the hardware we build purpose. I recently came across a new program I was blown away with and at the same time I felt a nostalgic feeling. This new program is a visualization engine built…

NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready Driver

NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 344.74 drivers released

With the releases of Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age Inquisition NVIDIA has released a new Game Ready driver. This driver not only implements support and optimization for these titles but also implements support for upcoming games like The Crew a new racing / driving title as well as the latest expansion for WOW: Warlords…

AMD Catalyst

AMD Catalyst 14.11.2 Beta drivers released

AMD has been busy releasing another Catalyst drive release. This build is targeted at implementing optimizations and optimal support for Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age Inquisition. It is a great time to be a PC gamer as of now with so many awesome titles being out.   You can DL the drivers from the…

Build a PC – Photo Editing

A focus of PCDIY is to provide a wide range of content and information across the PCDIY landscape of users types and their respective usage models. While much of the focus is put on PC gaming there are users out there who build a PC with productivity and work in mind. This round of recommendations is…

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Build a PC – Assassin’s Creed Unity

So November continues to be a busy month, for that matter the last quarter has been a busy time for PC gamers with a slew of titles being released that are pushing pushing the PC platform and showing off what it is capable of. ACU or Assassin’s Creed Unity has been a title many have been…