PC Specs News


Shacknews PC Build Guide: February 2018 - Money Hats

By Chris Jarrard, Feb 02, 2018 2:00pm PST

If you’re budget is incredibly flexible and you want to enjoy PC gaming at its finest, you’ve come to the right place!


"The last few Logitech mice I've owned (G9x, G403) won't track on a plain cloth QcK mouse pad. ..."

- Crabs Jarrard see all 16 comments

Far Cry 5 PC Requirements, Features Unveiled By Ubisoft

By Chris Jarrard, Jan 23, 2018 9:15am PST

You have one month to get your PC in order for Ubisoft’s open world insanity.


Call of Duty: WW2 PC Specs and FOV Settings

By Vincent Genova, Nov 02, 2017 8:30pm PDT

Find out the specs and FOV settings available to you in the PC edition of COD: WW2.  


Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus PC Requirements Revealed

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 23, 2017 9:50am PDT

Is your PC up to the challenge?


"Blow the dust off, crank the voltage and set that shit to 5.0Ghz. The best processor ever ..."

- Blackdawgg see all 28 comments

Noctua Finally Discovers the Color Black

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 16, 2017 11:05am PDT

The Austrian fan maker gives builders what they want.


"You don’t use screws. Noctua fans come with rubber “rivets” "

- DrWaffles see all 12 comments

Turn Your M.2 SSD into a USB Drive with Help from Silverstone

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 10, 2017 1:15pm PDT

A new enclosure from the PC case maker give old M.2 drives a new lease on life.


"SATA3 is 6Gbit/s, USB 3.0 SuperSpeed (not even USB3.1) is 5Gbit/s. It'd still probably do ..."

- Freon see all 8 comments

PC Build of the Month: Tempered Glass for Mom

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 27, 2017 11:25am PDT

It doesn't need to run Crysis, but it needs to be fly.


"I dunno, this natural light photo is almost contemplative. The calm after the storm, computing ..."

- spazzium see all 8 comments

Intel Makes it Official With Coffee Lake

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 25, 2017 10:35am PDT

The 8th generation is upon us.


"that's good to know about the motherboard update being released so soon after the processors ..."

- Mr.SEX see all 2 comments

Forza Motorsport 7 Demo is a 4K Marvel

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 19, 2017 4:55pm PDT

Microsoft and Turn 10’s new driving simulator demo is now live on the Windows Store.


"i enjoyed the xbone demo, it took me a bit to figure out the gt2's handling tho"

- Dravenport see all 15 comments

Rumor: NVIDIA Preparing GTX 1070 Ti

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 14, 2017 9:20am PDT

Team Green may have a refreshed GTX 1070 in the works.


"1080 is inflated. We should be getting sales prices below MSRP at this point. You can't find a ..."

- Pettytheft see all 7 comments

New Mini GTX 1080 Assures You That It Just Got Out of the Pool

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 05, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Gigabyte delivers a powerful GPU in a bite-sized package.


"I thought ATi was still better for price/performance with mining? "

- node see all 44 comments

Total War: Warhammer 2 Minimum PC Requirements

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 31, 2017 12:35pm PDT

Creative Assembly and Sega detail what hardware you need for stomping Greenskins.


Destiny 2 Graphics Failed to Initialize and Other Beta Issues

By Shack Staff, Aug 29, 2017 12:28pm PDT

Like any PC game worth its salt, the Destiny 2 has a collection of bugs and quirks


Building a PC For Destiny 2: A Guide

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 29, 2017 9:15am PDT

Enter the Crucible in style with a new build optimized for the Destiny 2 PC release.


"Destiny 2 is a video game!!! WOOT FOR COMPUTERS!!!! Lol https://www.imeqmo.com/"

- kevenjl see all 13 comments

Forza Motorsport 7 Minimum PC System Requirements

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 22, 2017 1:25pm PDT

The hit simcade driving franchise will achieve high speeds across a variety of hardware.


"Forza Horizon 3 was my first real experience with the franchise and became my all-time favorite ..."

- Crabs Jarrard see all 4 comments