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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SABERTOOTH Z97 Mark S “Sabranco” Teaser

One of the most consistent feedback points I get from the PCDIY community is the want to see more colors among components. This has been strongest in regards to motherboards. Recently ASUS launched its X99 series of motherboards which feature an entirely new aesthetic that was fresh and modern and distinctive. It took users and…

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ASUS ROG GTX 980 POSEIDON Teaser

The ASUS ROG graphics team has been hard at work looking to bring our POSEIDON hybrid cooling solution to the new GTX 980 GPU. I am excited to show you guys the first images of this high performance graphics card. For those of you that have been waiting on a ROG GTX 980 you will…

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New Noctua 92mm coolers – NH-U9S , NH-D9L , NH-D9X

Our friends over at Noctua have been busy. They have released a trio of new 92mm coolers. Anyone that is a PCDIY enthusiast knows Noctua makes some of the absolute best air coolers out and their fan design and quality is outstanding. Overall I am definitely excited by these quality coolers and very excited about…

AMD Catalyst

AMD Catalyst 14.11.1 Beta drivers released

As we get closer to the release of Assassins Creed Unity AMD has been busy tuning up their Catalyst drivers for the better performance. In addition they have made improvements to performance for the recently launched COD Advanced Warfare. This is beyond the revisional betas previously released which have added mantle enhancments as well as…

NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 344.65 drivers released

For those of you out there who have picked up RYSE, COD Advanced Warfare, Civilization Beyond Earth, Lords of The Fallen or will be picking up Assassins Creed Unity you want to make sure and download the latest NVIDIA Game Ready drivers released today. NVIDIA has been busy on optimizing performance adding SLI profiles and…

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Build a PC – COD Advanced Warfare

Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare was released today. I have spent a few hours playing it and have come away engaged and impressed. I actually enjoyed Ghosts and was excited to see how the mechanics, game play and narrative would be in this new installment to the franchise. For those of you thinking about picking…

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ASUS ROG G20 Overview

One of the biggest trends over the last couple of years in the desktop space has been a diversification of form factors and a serious push for high performance small form factor PCs. Historically going with a smaller PC and defiantly a slim PC has meant lower performance. It has also meant that you compromise on the…