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NVIDIA's recent Gamer Connect event in India: success

NVIDIA continues its community events in India with Gamer Connect, to massive success

By Anthony Garreffa on Apr 26, 2017 05:09 am CDT - 1 min, 32 secs reading time

NVIDIA recently hosted its Gamer Connect event in Kolkata, capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, where they showcased all of their latest and greatest technology including the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, 21:9 displays, AAA games, VR, and more.

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There were VR demos, 4K monitors alongside G-Sync tech, showcases of Ansel and GeForce Experience, as well as physical PC products like the GTX 1080 Ti, custom PC mods, and so much more.

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The AAA games that were on display included Project CARS, Mass Effect: Andromeda, For Honor, and Ghost Recon Wildlands.

810 people attended the event, with NVIDIA quizzing 408 of the attendees with some interesting questions to see what they thought about Gamer Connect.

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There were events hosted, with 420 gamers participating in 3v3 games of Overwatch and Rocket League, as well as 1v1 in For Honor. All of the mini tournaments were powered by the Alienware AW15 and Dell Inspiron 7000 notebooks.

The quizzes are an interesting thing to see during the event, with 408 gamers taking places through an app.

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LG held their own showcase event within NVIDIA's Gamer Connect event, with Ultrawide, 4K, and 144Hz gaming monitors on show. LG had Project CARS on display with a triple curved monitor rig, with a bunch of gamers checking it out, and a 4K monitor with a GTX 1080 Ti running The Witcher 3 at 4K 60FPS.

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ZOTAC had their latest and greatest GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP! Extreme Edition graphics card, which we reviewed here, as well as the GTX 1080 Mini, which we reviewed here, and their awesomely small Magnus GTX 1080 gaming PC.

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ZOTAC had Watch Dogs 2 running on their GTX 1080 Mini graphics card, too.

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VR is always a big focus for NVIDIA, with 2 x HTC Vive rigs, 3 x Oculus Rift setups, and over 215 demos in total at Gamer Connect.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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