DirectX 12 Will Hit The Windows Systems Probably In 2015


Microsoft and the partners Nvidia, AMD, Intel and Qualcomm revealed DirectX 12 at the 2014 Game Developers Conference, according to Polygon. The new DirectX version will come with improvements and will be available for all Microsoft platforms like the Microsoft Windows operating systems for usual PC´s but also for Xbox One and Windows Mobile operating systems. The graphics efficiency for modern games will be enhanced as tasks will be better spread across multi-core CPU´s, which will according to them reduce the performance decreases in bottleneck situations. Microsoft states that DirectX 12 will come with better support for multiple GPU´s. Nvidia … Continue reading DirectX 12 Will Hit The Windows Systems Probably In 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned


I had a hard time to find a nice scene for the Photo Challenge of this week with the motto Abandoned. I thought I would take photos of some abandoned buildings here in Lübeck. But I remembered that I did this already and I was a little bit stressed this week, so that I didn´t want to walk through my city. But I found an abandoned object. I have a box filled with very old computer hardware, that I abandoned. I took a dusty and dirty video card out of the box and thought I could make a close up … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Photos of the PCI Express Port of a Gainward GeForce GTX570 Phantom


Above you can see three photos of a Gainward GeForce GTX570 Phantom PCI-Express Port. I am not sure why I like the images but I think it´s because I have not that much photos on my blog of computer components. It might be that those image can be useful for later computer related articles. But to be honest, I uploaded the photos also to say “farewell!” to this video card. But I have some more photos and I will explain it in my next blogpost… Continue reading Photos of the PCI Express Port of a Gainward GeForce GTX570 Phantom

You better use the beta graphics driver for the BF 4 open beta…


The latest graphics driver of NVIDIA and AMD are not really optimized for Battlefield 4. If you notice strange performance problems even if your system meets the requirements for Battlefield 4 on any settings, then you might want to check out the latest beta drivers for your videocard. In my case it did really boost the performance of the game a lot. But notice that the game is still in beta, which means there is sometimes also serverside lag. I would first suggest you to monitor your FPS in Battlefield 4. Then install the beta driver of your videocard to … Continue reading You better use the beta graphics driver for the BF 4 open beta…

I am back to the Blogsphere with an upgraded PC System


I wrote few Days ago that it will be quite on the Blog here for some Days due to a PC System upgrade I was planing on. So I am back with a new System now. I decided to buy following System Components which I use in my new System now: Mainboard: AM3 Gigabyte 970A-UD3 CPU: AM3 AMD Phenom II 965 4x Cores 3,4 Ghz CPU Fan: Xilence M303 Ram: Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3, 2x 4gb 1600Mhz My other Components are still: Graphics: Gainward Nvidia Geforce Phantom 570 GTX Power Supply: Corsair 650 Watt TX And indeed all the other … Continue reading I am back to the Blogsphere with an upgraded PC System