Intel Joins Fiat For Automotive PC Fun
Nov15

Intel Joins Fiat For Automotive PC Fun

Intel and Fiat have got together to produce the fantastic-looking Abarth Powerplay Extreme. It’s a top-spec PC in an amazing bespoke chassis that features the Abarth badge, a division of Fiat who are responsible for tuning some of the Italian manufacturer’s racier hatchbacks. Although full specs aren’t known, the machine is powered by Intel’s new Core I7 Extreme, so will be fantastic for a few laps of the...

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Are Hardware Requirements Crippling PC Sales?
Mar27

Are Hardware Requirements Crippling PC Sales?

There’s an interesting article at CVG about the state of the PC games market, and how sales are in decline. The difference is that this article adds a new target for the Finger Of Blame ™, namely the need for high-spec PCs to run the games at anything near the game developer’s intended settings. Traditionally the decline in PC sales is blamed on piracy. The game pirates blame high game prices but the effect of more piracy...

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