In 2010 we heard that US Air force used 1760 PlayStation 3 to create a supercomputer. It has a lot of power. The supercomputer has a power of 500 million TFLOPS, using the cluster method. The supercomputer made by Professor Gaurav Khanna of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is also famous because he just used 16 PS3 to create a new supercomputer. The US Air force cluster is being used for high-resolution image processing, pattern recognition, and other military use. Building supercomputer using PlayStation 3 is very interesting and it can be great if you also have some spare.
After the launch of PS4 and Xbox One, we have been hearing of new games. They are coming with advanced graphics known as next-gen games. These games are mainly for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. We have seen some handful of these titles and they have given us a new experience. Usually, developers first launch games for consoles like PlayStation and Xbox then they launch on PC. These are ports and they do need good optimization else we get a bad experience. We also need better hardware to play with these titles so we want to discuss next gen games optimization.
I started playing video games since I was a small child. I have always heard from elders that games will make us dull and violent. But newer studies have now shown that they actually have a positive effect on us. Shooting and action games are one of the best according to those studies. Games which need fast decision making can make your mind more active. It also increases the capacity to take fast decisions. Thus scientists are talking about the positive effect of action video games on the human brain.
HEVC or High-efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is a new and advanced codec. In the past, it was in the test but now it is in full roll out. Latest mobiles and computer processors also support HEVC hardware decoding. Previously software like VLC used to work with software decoding. X265 library is used to encode videos into HEVC (H.265). We have tested the power of this new video coding format and is absolutely amazing. In simple words, the revolutionary power of x265 is mind-blowing.
Intel just released its new Core i7 5960X (Haswell-E) octa-core monster. New X99 motherboards have also been released to support this processor. Many manufacturers such as MSI, Asus, Gigabyte, etc are also launching new motherboards. The new socket is named LGA2011-V3. These powerful 8 core processors show us a glimpse of the future. Intel is going to release many new other multi-core processors this year.
Watch Dogs is one of the most awaited game. It was demoed in E3 2013 and people were waiting for it. The game finally arrived on consoles first. Then after some time, it came out for the PC. Actually, PC gamers were waiting for this game for a long time. The demo showed better graphics and improvement in PC. As the game is here, there are many disappointments. The graphics are downgraded and there are a lot of issues with performance. So this is our trick to fix Watch Dogs lag, FPS drops and shuttering issue.
Recently EA released its new game in the Need For Speed Franchise. The new Need For Speed Rivals is a next-gen game first released for PS4 and Xbox One. Now it has come to PC as well. This game comes with a lot more advanced graphics and better gameplay. But these are many bugs which include lag and glitch. We played this game and found many problems so this is a post for fixing Need For Speed Rivals Lag, FPS drop and Slow motion issue.