Professional in game

Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.

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All Intel i9 10900Ks are created equal… but some are a lot less equal than others

All Intel i9 10900Ks are created equal… but some are a lot less equal than others

We know the new Intel Core i9 10900K can get mighty toasty under heavy load, and can also chow down a whole heap of power when you’re pushing it too, but one thing I hadn’t counted on is the apparently huge variance that exists between chips. Caseking chip-binner, overclocker, and general CPU-prodder, De8auer, has posted a video showing the performance delta between 30 different versions of the top Comet Lake processor and the results are fascinating.

The silicon lottery is certainly alive and uncompromising, even just within the 10-core range of 10th Gen CPUs. You might get super-lucky and find yourself with an i9 10900K chip that’s both cooler and runs less thirsty than others right out of the box. That’s going to give you a good shot at getting some decent results from overclocking.

Conversely you could end up with the dud that is either already running at 92°C

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The Sims 4 players are reporting fiery piss

The Sims 4 players are reporting fiery piss

Visiting the loo has reportedly become much more hazardous in The Sims 4, with some Reddit users reporting that their sims are peeing fire. This heretofore unknown illness has befallen at least two Sims, and as the image above by Reddit user iBooperdooper...

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Overcooked is free for the week on the Epic Games Store

Overcooked is free for the week on the Epic Games Store

Overcooked is free on the Epic Games Store for a week—and if that sounds familiar, it's because we said exactly the same thing on July 4, 2019, the first time that Overcooked went free on the Epic Games Store.You might be wondering what happened to Ark: Survival...

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Twitch removes TwitchCop emote to ‘prevent misuse’

Twitch removes TwitchCop emote to ‘prevent misuse’

TwitchCop is a global emote that, according to The Verge, was added to the platform following a fan vote in 2017. It was quietly removed from the platform yesterday, a move that Twitch said was to "prevent misuse.""We made the decision to proactively pull down the...

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All Intel i9 10900Ks are created equal… but some are a lot less equal than others

We know the new Intel Core i9 10900K can get mighty toasty under heavy load, and can also chow down a whole heap of power when you're pushing it too, but one thing I hadn't counted on is the apparently huge variance that exists between chips. Caseking chip-binner,...

The Black Lives Matter Support bundle has raised $43,000 and is still going

The Black Lives Matter Support Bundle on Itch.io has raised over $43,000 for the Black Lives Matter Foundation and the National Bail Fund Network so far. Hosted by the developers of the action-arcade game StarCrossed, Contigo Games, the bundle includes 20 games from...

This week’s Guerrilla Collective indie showcase has been postponed

The Guerrilla Collective has announced that its big digital indie showcase, originally scheduled to start on June 6, has been delayed to June 13, 14 and 15 in support of Black Lives Matter."This is a time for action and for voices speaking out for justice and change...

The Sims 4 players are reporting fiery piss

Visiting the loo has reportedly become much more hazardous in The Sims 4, with some Reddit users reporting that their sims are peeing fire. This heretofore unknown illness has befallen at least two Sims, and as the image above by Reddit user iBooperdooper...

Overcooked is free for the week on the Epic Games Store

Overcooked is free on the Epic Games Store for a week—and if that sounds familiar, it's because we said exactly the same thing on July 4, 2019, the first time that Overcooked went free on the Epic Games Store.You might be wondering what happened to Ark: Survival...