HardwarePal http://www.hardwarepal.com A Tech News , Review and Benchmark Site Dedicated To Geeks and Gamers Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:46:22 +0000 en hourly 1 How To Mine With A Nvidia Graphics Card http://www.hardwarepal.com/mine-nvidia-graphics-card/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/mine-nvidia-graphics-card/#comments Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:36:13 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=7061 How To Mine With A Nvidia Graphics Card
Most of you have either seen or heard about Bitcoins and other digital currencies. Today we are going to cover how you can start mining with your Nvidia graphics card.     First of all directly mining Bitcoin is not profitable due to the increasing difficulty and the number of people mining it. The Bitcoin […]]]>
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Thief CPU & GPU Benchmark http://www.hardwarepal.com/thief-cpu-gpu-benchmark/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/thief-cpu-gpu-benchmark/#comments Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:22:42 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=7029 Thief CPU & GPU Benchmark
Today we benchmark the fourth iteration of Thief from Eidos Montreal. Although the fourth title, today’s Thief does not have a 4 in its name, presumably because Eidos Montreal decided to create a new Thief, the Thief that will set standards as its predecessors did before.       Months ago it was announced by […]]]>
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GPU Sales Up For Q4 2013 http://www.hardwarepal.com/gpu-sales-q4-2013/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/gpu-sales-q4-2013/#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:43:14 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=7004 GPU Sales Up For Q4 2013
Jon Peddie Research has published a case study where they evaluate sales of GPU chips in the last quarter of 2013. According to their research there has been an increase in sales of around 1.6% compared to the Q3 of 2013 and 2% up compared to the same quarter period from 2012.   The survey […]]]>
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Sony Preparing Virtual Reality Headset For The PlayStation 4 http://www.hardwarepal.com/sony-preparing-virtual-reality-headset-playstation-4/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/sony-preparing-virtual-reality-headset-playstation-4/#comments Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:22:42 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=7011 Sony Preparing Virtual Reality Headset For The PlayStation 4
Rumors that Sony has been developing a “virtual reality headset controller” for the PlayStation 4 have been circling around the internet since last year. A new source has reported that Sony has spent some time behind closed doors with the device, which is presumably something between glasses and a helmet, stating that this product is […]]]>
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11% of Current Windows XP Users Might Switch To Linux http://www.hardwarepal.com/11-current-windows-xp-users-might-switch-linux/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/11-current-windows-xp-users-might-switch-linux/#comments Sun, 23 Feb 2014 18:37:13 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=7001 11% of Current Windows XP Users Might Switch To Linux
Since Microsoft announced that it will stop supporting Windows XP in April 2014, this has inspired TechPro Research, a market research website, to conduct a survey in order to find out what the next step for current Windows XP users are after official support ends.     80% of the plan on staying in Microsoft’s […]]]>
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Nvidia Brings Tegra Note 7 Tablets With 4G LTE http://www.hardwarepal.com/nvidia-brings-tegra-note-7-tablets-4g-lte/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/nvidia-brings-tegra-note-7-tablets-4g-lte/#comments Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:54:49 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=7007 Nvidia Brings Tegra Note 7 Tablets With 4G LTE
The Nvidia Tegra Note 7 is an Android tablet featuring a Tegra quad-core processor carrying a standard price tag of $199, with a focus on graphics and gaming. The tablet is now available with 4G LTE and HSPA+ mobile connection.         The Nvidia Tegra Note 7 LTE will be available in the […]]]>
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AMD Introduces Rewards Program – The Right Move At The Right Time? http://www.hardwarepal.com/amd-introduces-rewards-program-dedicated-to-gamers/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/amd-introduces-rewards-program-dedicated-to-gamers/#comments Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:16:45 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=6991 AMD Introduces Rewards Program – The Right Move At The Right Time?
In Sunnyvale-California, AMD in association with Raptr, have announced a new program called the AMD Rewards Program. This new program will enable gamers who have AMD Radeon graphics card and AMD APU based PC’s to gather points with the “AMD Gaming Evolved” application and convert them into valuable prizes.     The “AMD Gaming Evolved” […]]]>
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First BitCoin ATMs Soon In Seattle and Austin http://www.hardwarepal.com/first-bitcoin-atms-soon-seattle-austin/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/first-bitcoin-atms-soon-seattle-austin/#comments Sat, 22 Feb 2014 11:58:51 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=6997 First BitCoin ATMs Soon In Seattle and Austin
Bitcoin is the most popular crypto currency out there, but although its the most valuable and recognized it still has issues when it comes to general acceptance.  Bitcoin was first introduced in 2008, existing within a global computer network. This coin is not supported nor controlled by any institution or a bank and has no […]]]>
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British Government Obligates Developers To Fix Their Games http://www.hardwarepal.com/british-government-obligates-developers-fix-games/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/british-government-obligates-developers-fix-games/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:14:49 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=6851 British Government Obligates Developers To Fix Their Games
As technology progresses, the Internet is becoming a utility, an everyday life tool that is starting to get accessible to everyone just like electricity or a telephone. In the matter of fact, a well known physicist Michio Kaku, when speaking about types of alien civilizations that we will certainly meat in the near future (we […]]]>
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Battlefield 4 Mantle Vs DirectX CPU Benchmark Performance Comparison http://www.hardwarepal.com/battlefield-4-mantle-vs-directx-benchmark-performance-comparison/ http://www.hardwarepal.com/battlefield-4-mantle-vs-directx-benchmark-performance-comparison/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:03:09 +0000 http://www.hardwarepal.com/?p=6858 Battlefield 4 Mantle Vs DirectX CPU Benchmark Performance Comparison
Those of you who are expecting to see one of those generic Battlefield 4 Mantle benchmarks tested in a single player environment saying how Mantle brings a 45% increase in frames per second and where everything works smoothly, should be aware that you won’t find something like that here.        As we have […]]]>
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