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TechNews - Acer Chromebook Tab 10 - tech
(hx) 03:45 PM EDT - Jun,24 2018 - Post a comment / read (1)
  • AMD trolls Intel with offer to trade in Core i7 CPU for Threadripper - Intel at Computex 2018 officially announced the Core i7-8086K, a limited edition processor (only 50,000 examples are being made) to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the original 8086 processor released on June 8, 1978. As part of the festivities, Intel announced a sweepstakes in which it would give away 8,086 CPUs during a 24-hour span. The entry date - June 7 at 5:00 p.m. PST through June 8 at 5:00 p.m. PST - came and went without much fanfare - that is, until rival chipmaker AMD got involved. AMD on Monday announced a promotion of its own to celebrate the "next 40 years of high-performance computing." The first 40 US-based winners of Intel's competition can opt to trade in their shiny new Core i7-8086K for a Ryzen Threadripper 1950X, AMD's flagship 16-core / 32-thread processor.
  • PCPer Male Bag #49 Addresses New Threadripper on Your X399 Board - Josh Walrath (@JoshDWalrath) of PCPer fame, is talking a bit about the new Threadripper CPUs coming out, and we have a bit of clarity to add to his comments. He was asked "Will the new Threadrippers require new motherboards? Will it still be X399?
  • AMD Talks Radeon FreeSync on TVs with PCPer - Interested in new gaming displays? Interested in new gaming displays that can also do HDR? Then you are going to want to watch our live stream with AMD about its plans for the future of FreeSync. AMD will be discusses changes to FreeSync at our event, with maybe an additional surprise or two along the way.
  • The World in HDR in 4K (ULTRA HD) - Canary is Google's bleeding-edge Chrome browser where they test new features. We thought you might want to be able to view this 4K HDR in Chrome without the greyed and washed out colors. You can test it with the video below. Make sure you enable HDR in the Display Settings first so that the HDR tage shows in the Youtube video as a playback option. Of course you will likely want to have an HDR 4K display as well.
  • Acer Chromebook Tab 10 review - Both Acer's and Google's work on the Chromebook Tab 10 show that Chrome OS tablets can be great classroom tools. Acer made a friendly tablet that's lightweight and less slippery than others, and it features an attractive screen and a hidden stylus that you'll be hard-pressed to lose. It also has performance good enough to handle assignments given in K-12 classrooms and a battery life to sustain all-day work.
  • Unreal Powering The Weather Channel's Extreme Graphics - The Weather Channel wants 80% of it's broadcasts to contain mixed-reality effects by 2020.
  • AMD Teams with Barco on Medical Display Technolgy - Come take a deep dive into the Barco Coronis Uniti Medical Monitor powered by AMD. Learn how AMD Technology is helping the doctors on a daily basis!
  • Photoshop Uses AI to Find Photoshopped Photoshops - Vlad explains that a variety of tools already exist to help document and trace the digital manipulation of photos. "File formats contain metadata that can be used to store information about how the image was captured and manipulated. Forensic tools can be used to detect manipulation by examining the noise distribution, strong edges, lighting and other pixel values of a photo. Watermarks can be used to establish original creation of an image."
  • Bitcoin Approaches Year Low as Japan Cracks Down on Venues - Bitcoin's value took a big hit today when Japan told six of the trading venues in the country to improve their business operations to help cut down on money laundering and other criminal activity. As a result some of the exchanges have quit taking new customers and are working to provide plans to the government by the 23 July deadline. This is much needed regulation in my opinion. Is regulation going to be bring on the demise of cryptocurrency or allow it to be a stable investment/currency instrument?
  • Cryptocurrencies: looking beyond the hype - Hyun Song Shin speaks about Chapter V of the Annual Economic Report 2018. Cryptocurrencies' decentralised model of generating trust limits their potential to replace conventional money, the chapter argues.
  • IGTV Is Instagram's Standalone Video App - Instagram today announced IGTV, a separate application meant expressly for consuming video content. Instagram insists IGTV is different from its existing app. "First, it's built for how you actually use your phone, so videos are full screen and vertical. Also, unlike on Instagram, videos aren't limited to one minute. Instead, each video can be up to an hour long," explained the company in a blog post. Videos from favored accounts will start to play as soon as users open the app. In addition to content from followers, IGTV will queue up videos based on users' interests. Sections such as For You, Following, Popular, and Continue Watching will let people browse and discover content from others. As always, people can like and comment on videos, as well as share them with friends. IGTV will include creator channels where people can upload their own videos. Instagram says the app will be available globally for Android and iOS devices over the next few weeks.
  • Windows 10 April 2018 Update is now fully available - Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, or version 1803, is fully available. Since it was first released in the beginning of May, it has been installed on over 250 million devices, including PCs, Xbox One consoles, HoloLens, IoT devices, and more. The company says that to reach the milestone of 250 million devices, it took less than half of the time as the Fall Creators Update. It's also worth noting that Windows 10 was installed on over 600 million devices as of late November, and now it's approaching 700 million.
  • Google Says Android Messages Now Fully Available On the Web - Google has outlined some new functionalities headed to its Android Messages app. First, Messages users will be able to send and receive messages from their desktop PCs. Users will need to enable "Messages for web" in the mobile app. Once turned on, they'll be able to access stickers, emoji, and more from their PC. The Android Messages mobile app earns new support for GIFs, which are accessible from the composition bar. Google is adding its smart reply feature to Android Messages. This tool offers English-based, quick-response text/emoji suggestions. Google says more languages will be supported over time. Moving forward, Android Messages will bake in support for link previews. This way link recipients will be able to view an inline peek at linked info. Another new feature will provide people with instant copy access to one-time passwords received via text message. Android Messages on the web is rolling out today, with the rest of the features reaching the mobile app over the weeks ahead.
  • iOS 12 to Give 911 Precise iPhone Location During Emergencies - Apple has said iPhones will soon provide 911 emergency services with more exact locations of callers. Since 2015, Apple has relied on HELO (Hybridized Emergency Location), which uses cellular, GPS, and wifi access points to estimate 911 callers' locations. This system is not always perfect. Starting with the release of iOS 12 in the fall, Apple will use RapidSOS's internet protocol-based pipeline to share HELO location data with 911 centers quickly and securely. Apple says this new system will integrate with 911 centers' existing software to more finely pinpoint location. Importantly, Apple says user location data cannot be used for non-emergency purposes and 911 centers will only have access to location during 911 emergency calls. By law, wireless network operators are required to locate callers within 50 meters 80% of the time, but not until 2021. Apple says its new feature exceeds this requirement today. "This new functionality is an example of how companies and first responders can use technology to dramatically improve public safety," said Tom Wheeler, former chairman at the FCC. "Lives will be saved thanks to this effort by Apple and RapidSOS." iOS 12 is expected to reach iPhones and iPads in September or October.
  • Apple launches service program to address MacBook keyboard woes - Apple has publicly acknowledged that the butterfly switch keyboards in some MacBook and MacBook Pro computers have given consumers some trouble, and it has launched a new repair service program that promises to fix problems with those keyboards for free, regardless of whether the consumer purchased AppleCare.
  • Demonstrations of DARPA's Ground X-Vehicle Technologies - DARPA's Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without piling on armor. The demonstrations featured here show progress on technologies for traveling quickly over varied terrain and improving situational awareness and ease of operation.
  • ZOE Official Trailer (2018) Ewan McGreogr, Lea Seydoux Sci-Fi Movie - Two colleagues at a revolutionary research lab design technology to improve and perfect romantic relationships. As their work progresses, their discoveries become more profound.
  • BODY COUNT - Institutionalized (Official Music Video) - Awesome version of the Suicidal Tendencies track - brought right up to date. Great work Ice!
  • Digital Potato With 40,000 Volt Tasers - What a game!
  • Top speed Porsche 918 Spyder gets TROLLED - The cars speed is awesome but the best thing about this video is how great the other road users are (black BMW x5 not so much) the other road users all kept the outside lane clear so that cars can drive fast while being safe...
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Xbox Project Scarlet: MS Wants High Framerates - console
(hx) 08:49 AM EDT - Jun,24 2018 - Post a comment / read (3)
As we know, both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are handicapped by an aging AMD Jaguar CPU architecture. This is the primary reason so many games are capped at 30 FPS because these consoles are hobbled by the CPU side of their semi-custom APUs. Put another way, AMD's Jaguar doesn't exactly scream when it comes to single-core performance. Games that rely heavily on rendering computation and AI tend to suffer even more. he PS4 Pro and Xbox One remedied this to a certain extent. The GPU boasted dramatically more compute units, higher clock speeds and a serious jump in overall compute capabilities. But the Jaguar CPU core remained mostly the same, albeit with slightly higher clock speeds.

At E3 2018, Xbox head Phil Spencer revealed that the designing process of the next Xbox was well underway. He didn’t divulge any details, but it was later uncovered that the new console is code-named Project Scarlet and that it might be launching as early as 2020.

In an interview with Giant Bomb, Spencer commented that two things that the company wants to focus on with Scarlet are frame rate and start times. "I think frame rate is an area where consoles can do more," said the Xbox boss. "When you look at the balance between CPU and GPU in today’s consoles they’re a little bit out of whack relative to what’s on the PC side." It would be fair to assume that Microsoft wants to bring the Xbox closer to a standard of 60fps at 1080p or better in the next generation.

Spencer also spoke to download and start-up times in current titles. With more games offering higher resolutions and most games reaching well over 50GB in size, install times have become annoying in some cases. He pointed out that they are already working on ways to speed up download times. FastStart technology, which was also announced at E3 will be implemented starting with the Xbox One. FastStart loads the most crucial game files first so that players can start the game without having to wait for the whole thing to download. While they play, the rest of the game can install in the background. Sony has a similar technology that it has been employing on the PS4 for quite a while now, but Microsoft is looking at improving launch times even more for Scarlet, but he did not mention how.

 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,23 2018 - all
Destruction Galore With The Wreckfest Trainer - in-house
(hx) 03:50 AM EDT - Jun,23 2018 - Post a comment / read (1)
Next Car Game: Wreckfest has morphed into simply WRECKFEST, added an offline career mode and it's something to behold. Of course, if you want to turn the carnage up to 11 then you should grab the Cheat Happens +9 Wreckfest Trainer which includes Set CR Credits, Set XP, Unlimited Durability Meter, Low AI Durability Meter, Freeze AI, Spin Out AI, Fast Acceleration, Instant Brakes and Super Jump. Check out the video to see it in action.

Redout: Space Assault Revealed - briefly
(hx) 03:47 AM EDT - Jun,23 2018 - Post a comment
4BigThings has announced a new tactical lightning-fast singleplayer combat space game, Redout: Space Assault. Redout: Space Assault is described as a tactical dogfight that couples the trademark Redout adrenaline with the thrill of combat in which players will outsmart, outmanoeuvre, overpower and outclass their opponents. In Redout: Space Assault, each pilot can potentially turn the tide of battle. Players will dock their fighter to the larger Corvettes and take control of them, meaning that they will decide how to upgrade and repair their subsystems and move them on the battlefield.

Disaster Report 4 Plus - New Trailer - console
(hx) 03:45 AM EDT - Jun,23 2018 - Post a comment
Today, during a livestream from Japan, Granzella showcased a brand new trailer of Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories. On top of the new trailer we also got a release date for the game, which will be released on October 25th, 2018. Of course, at least for now, this is only for Japan. At the moment there is no information about a possible western release. We can only wait and hope that it’ll be announced soon.

RetroN 77 REVIEW - Pros & Cons + Gameplay - briefly
(hx) 03:27 AM EDT - Jun,23 2018 - Post a comment
The first in-depth review of Hyperkin's RetroN 77 Atari 2600 HD clone system:

PROS:
Runs real 2600 cartridges (approx 99% compatibility)
720P HD output
Supports original Atari joysticks and paddles
Toggle 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio
Super long controller cable
Looks nice

CONS:
Joystick may break during heavy use
Doesn't support more than 18 ROMS
Slight video/audio lag because of software emulation
RESIDENT EVIL 2 Specs - briefly
(hx) 03:20 AM EDT - Jun,23 2018 - Post a comment
The Steam page for RESIDENT EVIL 2 / BIOHAZARD RE:2 offers system requirements for the upcoming remake of RESIDENT EVIL 2.
MINIMUM:
OS: WINDOWS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX-6300 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
DirectX: Version 11

RECOMMENDED:
OS: WINDOWS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 or AMD FX-9590 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 with 3GB VRAM
DirectX: Version 11
The Sims 4 Seasons Released - briefly
(hx) 03:18 AM EDT - Jun,23 2018 - Post a comment
EA sent out a press release announcing the release of The Sims 4 Seasons, weather or not you are ready for another add-on for their lifestyle simulation.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) and Maxis today announced the worldwide launch of The Sims 4 Seasons* Expansion Pack, available now on PC and Mac. With The Sims 4 Seasons, Sims can experience impactful weather from four stunning seasons, revel in fun seasonal activities, decorate their homes for holiday celebrations, build out a deeper gardening career, and so much more. Each climate is unique and will impact Sim’s choices, relationships, and daily activities. Players will find plenty of new ways to use their Sims to play with life and tell amazing stories throughout Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer, in The Sims 4 Seasons.

“The Sims 4 Seasons expansion pack provides even more ways for players to tell exciting, relevant stories in The Sims 4,” said Grant Rodiek, Senior Producer. “The weather and passage of the seasons changes your Sims’ lives in delightful ways, whether it’s tossing on a raincoat to splash around in a Spring shower, shoving snow in a rival’s face in Winter, or harvesting some sweet honey in Fall. There is tons of new gameplay, challenges, and stories to tell. This is personally my favorite pack and our team was thrilled to finally craft this fan-favorite expansion. We cannot wait to see how players will incorporate the weather into their game.”

In addition to the ever-changing weather, The Sims 4 Seasons adds a calendar full of festive holidays for Sims to get together and celebrate with their friends and family. During Harvestfest, Sims can gather ‘round and enjoy a feast fit for kings. During Winterfest, a visit from Father Winter will brighten the day for any Scrooge-like Sims. After ringing in the New Year, Sims can enjoy a romantic date on Love Day. In The Sims 4 Seasons, players can even create their own custom holidays for Sims and choose how to celebrate. With a calendar full of festivities, Sims will be busy all year long!
 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,22 2018 - all
PUBG Gets New Smaller Map - Sanhok - briefly
(hx) 06:20 PM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment / read (1)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds gets a new smaller-scale map called Sanhok. Spanning 4.4km the new map is inspired by the islands of Southeast Asia and is designed for speedier combat.

SCUF Vantage Controller - E3 2018 Trailer - console
(hx) 05:46 PM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment
SCUF Vantage provides the purest connection between you and your game. Every aspect of this controller is designed to improve performance, comfort and maximize hand use.

Key Features
- Maximize performance with Sax Buttons and Paddles
- Improve precision and accuracy with 10+ modular features
- Superb ergonomics, comfort and durability
- Unparalleled customization and personalization
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Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Gameplay - movie
(hx) 04:56 PM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment
Funcom has released a new gameplay trailer for its upcoming tactical turn-based adventure game that is being created by former HITMAN & PAYDAY developers, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is powered by Unreal Engine and is a tactical adventure game combining the turn-based combat of XCOM with story, exploration, stealth, and strategy. In Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, players must take control of a team of unlikely heroes, such as Dux (a crossbow-wielding, walking, talking duck) and Bormin (a boar with serious anger issues), and help them navigate a post-human Earth with its abandoned cities, crumbling highways, and mutated monsters on every corner. The game targets a 2018 release and is based on the classic ‘Mutant’ IP that has spawned several popular pen and paper role-playing games since the 1980s, including the current ‘Mutant: Year Zero’ from Free League and Modiphius Entertainment.

Heavy Metal AMD Threadripper Teaser - tech
(hx) 02:22 PM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment
AMD finally gives us a little Heavy Metal Threadripper teaser on Youtube.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is Coming to PC - briefly
(hx) 12:06 PM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment / read (3)
Rockstar Games may have only announced Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 and Xbox One, but thanks to one of its employees, we now know the game is coming to PC as well. A LinkedIn profile of a Rockstar Games developer reveals work done on the game for PC in addition to the already known PS4 and Xbox One versions. And while Rockstar Games may have not said anything yet, it pretty much falls in line with what the company did for GTA IV and GTA V. Both games saw PC releases after being available for consoles.

Hopefully, this won’t be a case of the developer having made a mistake by accidentally adding “PC” to the Red Dead Redemption 2 entry. But it was always a surprise that Rockstar seemingly wasn’t bringing the game to PC, given the incredible success of its other titles, especially GTA V. There’s even a Change.org petition calling for a PC version, which is now 66,548 signatures toward the 75,000 target.

If the LinkedIn source is accurate, it will be interesting to see how Rockstar goes about bringing Red Dead Redemption 2 to the platform. It may launch alongside the console editions this October 26, but a more likely scenario is that an upgraded, definitive version will arrive on PCs at a later date. If that is the case, let’s hope it doesn’t take as long as GTA V to move from the Xbox and PlayStation to the PC.

Nintendo And Microsoft Are Rubbing Sony's Face In It - briefly
(hx) 12:03 PM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment / read (3)
This week Microsoft and Nintendo are jumping on the bandwagon and put out a joint video that highlights how they play well together and Sony doesn't. It's a pretty good jab at Sony and the tweets back and forth are pretty good too.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire-Scalawags Free DLC - briefly
(hx) 06:05 AM EDT - Jun,22 2018 - Post a comment / read (1)
Obsidian Entertainment and Versus Evil have announced the launch of the latest free DLC pack for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. The free DLC, titled “Scalawags Pack” is the latest addition to the free DLC packs currently available for the game in an ongoing show of the team’s commitment to provide their fans with new playable content and game updates.

This free update adds three new recruitable crew members to the taverns of the Deadfire and adds a wide array of ship upgrades to many of the shipwrights throughout the Deadfire Archipelago. Additionally, it also includes the Savage personality setting for your character.

The Scalawags Pack features:

  • Three New Crew Members added to the taverns of the Deadfire Archipelago for you to recruit.
  • Five New Ship Upgrades, including a sail, cannon, anchor, and more added to shipwrights throughout the game.
  • Savage personality setting
 Gameguru Mania News - Jun,21 2018 - all

Star Citizen Video Shows Group System - movie
(hx) 06:45 PM EDT - Jun,21 2018 - Post a comment
Today, Cloud Imperium Games released a brand new video of its upcoming space simulator Star Citizen. The video primarily showcases the new group system that will allow players to party up and perform activities together, from quantum jumps to quests. On top of that, we get to see new facial rigs, new audio tracks designed for derelict ships, new weapons, and more. Interestingly, the video also includes a lore segment on the Caliban system. And no, it isn’t the home planet of the Dark Angels. Incidentally, the game also passed just another crowdfunding milestone, adding another million dollars to its growing budget. At the moment of this writing, it’s sitting on $188,086,118 provided by 2,048,404 registered users.

Valve suspends some trading in CS:GO, Dota 2 - briefly
(hx) 06:41 PM EDT - Jun,21 2018 - Post a comment
Valve has restricted trading in two of its games, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2, in an effort to comply with the Netherlands Gaming Authority’s rules governing loot boxes. The move disables the option for Dutch players to trade items in those games. In a statement to customers, Valve said it stopped trading in CS:GO and Dota 2 for Dutch players in response to two letters from the Netherlands Gaming Authority (aka the Dutch Kansspelautoriteit), which said that “loot boxes” in those games violate the Dutch Betting and Gaming Act. Valve communicated the decision to suspend trade in those games in a pop-up message through Steam:
In May, we received two letters from the Dutch Kansspelautoriteit, stating that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 contain ‘loot boxes’ that violate the Dutch Betting and Gaming Act. The Kansspelautoriteit accusation is different from how other countries think about loot boxes, so we hired Dutch legal counsel, looked at the recent Study into Loot Boxes published by the Kansspelautoriteit, and learned more about Dutch law. We still don’t understand or agree with the Kansspelautoriteit’s legal conclusion, and we’ve responded to explain more about CS:GO and Dota 2.

In the meantime, we have a threat from the Kansspelautoriteit to prosecute Valve if we don’t implement a remedy by June 20. The letters don’t tell us how to do that, but the Study into Loot Boxes does contain one rather simplistic statement:

“Loot boxes contravene the law if the in-game goods from the loot boxes are transferable. Loot boxes do not contravene the law if the in-game goods from the loot boxes are not transferable.”

So for now our only practical alternative is to disable trading and Steam Marketplace transfers for CS:GO and Dota 2 items for Dutch customers. We apologize to you for this inconvenience. We hope that, after more engagement with the Kansspelautoriteit, they may refine their legal demands and we can find a solution that is less inconvenient.
Steam users attempting to trade with CS:GO players in the Netherlands are greeted with an error message that explains “This trade cannot be completed because transferring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive items is disabled in other user’s country.” Valve communicated the new restriction with little or no warning, to the annoyance of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 players in the Netherlands, who are now sitting on an inventory of in-game items they can no longer trade with other players. The Netherlands Gaming Authority announced earlier this year that it had evaluated 10 loot boxes featured in unnamed games and found four of them to contravene the country’s Betting and Gaming Act.
Military Operations: Benchmark Released - briefly
(hx) 06:33 PM EDT - Jun,21 2018 - Post a comment / read (1)
Military Operations has released a benchmark tool for its latest game, Military Operations. According to the press release, Military Operations: Benchmark is a performance and stability Benchmark utility that can be used to test your gaming system for compatibility with the upcoming “Military Operations” (MilOps) real-time strategy game and the “Metis Simulation Technology” (Metis engine) it is developed with. This benchmark tool performs a number of tests to measure your system’s capability for running the “Metis engine”. Besides its profiling purpose, MilOps Benchmark is also a fully functional interactive visualization that allows you to roam the globe without limits. Players can interact with units, follow their movements or watch combat up close.

Shadowrun Returns Deluxe is now free - freegame
(hx) 06:28 PM EDT - Jun,21 2018 - Post a comment
The Humble Bundle is currently offering free copies of Shadowrun Returns Deluxe. Shadowrun Returns is a single player, turn-based tactical RPG that pays homage to the classics but with a modern twist, and its Deluxe version features the base game, as well as the Anthology DLC and the Soundtrack DLC.

GoW 5 is built from the ground up for the PC - briefly
(hx) 06:06 PM EDT - Jun,21 2018 - Post a comment
In an interview with Wired, Rod Fergusson, studio head at The Coalition, confirmed that Gears 5 (Gears of War 5) is built from the ground up for the PC. As such, Fergusson claims that PC gamers will be able to take advantage of all the types of different PC optimisation options they can have. Here's an excerpt:
Having a game that we’re building from the ground up for PC [means players] will be able to take advantage of all the types of different PC optimisation options you can have. You’ll be able to max it to quite high. It’s still reasonably early, but we can usually get to 120fps. It’s obviously going to matter what hardware you’re using to get that – but it’ll be able to scale up that high, [if] the hardware can push it
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