Its that time of the year again where all major game developers converse in one single please to show off, what they are working on, what is being released and what may be released in the future. GDC had always been a big deal in the gaming industry and those who are not in the industry.
Some really cool announcements have been made and some still to come, like:
- Unreal Engine 4 is now free-to-download for everyone
- The new HTC RE Vive VR headset (HTC & Valve)
- Nvidia's Made to Game announcement on (03.03.2015)
We will be bringing you some of the conference highlights and awesome announcements in the next couple of days! Stay tuned and let us know, what you are looking forward to the most out of the gaming industry this year, in the comments below!!
What's the Game Developers Conference?
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event.
The GDC attracts over 24,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry. The GDC is produced by the UBM Tech Game Network.
This market defining conference features over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. In addition, the GDC expo showcases all of the most relevant game development tools, platforms and services helping to drive the industry forward. The conference also features the seventeenth annual Independent Games Festival, the longest-running and largest festival relating to independent games worldwide, where original games compete for the attention of the publishing community, and the fifteenth annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer-recognition in the digital games industry.
EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce two new Full-Cover water blocks for EVGA® brand NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics cards, namely for GTX 970 ACX (2.0) and GTX 980 Classified series graphics cards.
EK-FC980 GTX Classy - with Classy standing as Classified abbrevation - is a high-performance Full-Cover water block for EVGA non-reference Classified design GeForce® GTX 980 graphics cards while EK-FC970 GTX ACX is a high-performance Full-Cover water block for EVGA non-reference ACX design GeForce® GTX 970 graphics cards.
Both water blocks actively cool the GPU, RAM as well as VRM (voltage regulation module) as water flows directly over these critical areas thus allowing the graphics card and it's VRM to remain stable under high overclocks.
Both types features EK unique central inlet split-flow cooling engine design for best possible cooling performance, which also works flawlessly with reversed water flow without adversely affecting the cooling performance. Moreover, such design offers great hydraulic perfromance allowing this product to be used in liquid cooling systems using weaker water pumps.
Base is made of nickel-plated electrolytic copper while the top is made of quality POM Acetal or acrylic (depending on the variant). Screw-in brass standoffs are pre-installed and allow for safe installation procedure.
In order to simplify the search for suitable and compatible water block EK is adding newly released graphics cards and motherboard from various manufacturers to EK Cooling Configurator database and compatible graphics cards are being added to the list on daily basis:
If you have been looking for an awesome looking and great cooling GPU block for your GTX 970 ACX 2.0 or GTX 980 Classified, then make sure to check out the images below and check out the EK website
for more details!
The EVGA Hadron mini ITX case is an impressively small
and easy to handle case. It comes with a built-in 500W gold rated power supply,
3 year warranty, and enough space to slide in one power-packed NVIDIA Titan
GPU. To make this case even better, the Hadron comes in two types: the Air and
the Hydro, so you have the option to liquid cool your mini ITX rig if you want
it or keep it air cooled. Although the Hadron is EVGA’s first case, it comes
into the game as a formidable opponent in the current market with several bonuses
listed earlier that other competitors may not have. If you haven’t checked out
reviews already, be sure to do so when you can. The sheer size and capability of
this case might inspire you to want to build a mini ITX rig, or at least
show you what’s new on the market! This case allows you to cut down on space,
thus granting you mobility while still allowing you to keep parts that pack a
Thinking about building your own mini ITX rig or have you bought the Hadron and
want some tips on putting it together? TeamEVGA has taken the time to put
together this great instructional video on putting your PC together using the
Hadron case, showing how easy and smooth the process can be. Check out the
video below and be sure to share with your friends! If you’ve already built
this rig, however, show us what you got by sharing your pictures with us on our
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