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Undervolting the XPS 15 7590's GPU might be needed to prevent throttling. (Source: Dell)

Redditor finds a solution to the Dell XPS 15 7590's GPU throttling issue

A Redditor has found that undervolting the GPU in the Dell XPS 15 7590 is necessary to prevent its throttling. The GTX 1650 in the latest XPS 15 is reported to throttle severely as soon as it hits 75 °C under load at the stock vol...
The GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER does not offer a huge jump in performance over its predecessor. (Image source: NVIDIA)

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER falls well short of the RTX 2080 Ti in gaming and synthetic benchmarks; only just beats the RTX 2080

NVIDIA has discontinued the GeForce RTX 2080, having replaced it with its SUPER successor. However, some synthetic and gaming benchmarks show that the RTX 2080 SUPER offers hardly any performance improvements over its predecessor,...
The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro teaser. (Image source: Weibo)

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro: The ASUS ROG Phone 2 and Nubia Red Magic 3 challenger is arriving July 30; Geekbench listing has it trailing the Galaxy Note 10

Xiaomi is following suit with ASUS and Nubia by refreshing its gaming smartphone this summer. The company has confirmed that it will unveil the Black Shark 2 Pro on July 30, but it is currently keeping other details close to its c...
The Google Stadia controller will also have a 3.5mm jack. (Source: Latest World Trends)

Reddit AMA reveals more details on Google Stadia

Google's Director of Product for Stadia, Andrey Doronichev, completed an AMA on Reddit yesterday (July 18, 2019) to shed more light on the company's new streaming-based gaming platform. The executive took pains to liken it to Xbox...
An LED Light Show: Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU Laptop Review

87% An LED Light Show: Asus ROG Strix G GL731GU Laptop Review

Flashy. Asus' latest upper mid-range gaming laptop is big on performance and visual flare, but it misses the mark when it comes to serviceability. The unique LED lights shouldn't come at the expense of features that users would have otherwise had.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.9 kg
The Polymega base unit. (Source: Playmaji)

The Polymega is a new modular console that can offer various different classic gaming systems in one

Playmaji, Inc. and extreme Co., Ltd. have announced the release of their new product: the Polymega. This new kind of console supports various classic CD-gaming platforms, including Neo Geo, PS1 and Sega Saturn. However, it also al...
A Southwest Airlines flight to San Diego just gave everyone onboard free Nintendo Switch consoles (Source:

A Southwest Airlines flight to San Diego just gave everyone onboard free Nintendo Switch consoles

Meanwhile, the rest of us peasants are twiddling our thumbs with pretzels and outdated magazines.
Schenker XMG Core 17 (Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 144-Hz Display) Tongfang GK7CP6R Laptop Review

87% Schenker XMG Core 17 (Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 144-Hz Display) Tongfang GK7CP6R Laptop Review

Unassuming gamer. The hardware of the Schenker XMG Core 17 brings all the current games smoothly to the matte 17.3-inch screen (144 Hz, FHD, IPS). This notebook can be configured very individually. For example, it offers space for up to three storage units (2x M.2-2280, 1x 2.5 in) and can handle up to 64 GB of working memory. In addition, the BIOS allows undervolting of the CPU and iGPU. While the notebook does not show any huge weaknesses, we could complain about the lack of a Thunderbolt-3 port.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.5 kg
The updated Red magic 3 model should launch immediately after the ROG Phone 2 from Asus. (Source: NDTV)

Nubia teases Snapdragon 855 Plus upgrade for Red Magic 3

In response to the recently leaked Asus ROG Phone 2 powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, Nubia immediately teased an upgraded version of its top selling Red Magic 3 gaming phone. We could also see new versions for Xiaomi's Blac...
The Asus ROG Phone 2 will be the first commercial phone to integrate the Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC.  (Source: NDTV)

Asus ROG Phone 2 Geekbench results reveal Snapdragon 855 Plus CPU performance

The Geekbench single and multi-core tests reveal minimal gains compared to the non-Plus Snapdragon 855, but the GPU performance is not taken into account, so for a true comparison between the two SoC versions we will most likely h...
The MediaTek Helio P90: could it be the template for a new SoC? (Source: MediaTek)

MediaTek allegedly plans to step into mobile gaming arena with new, custom-build SoC

New leaks that allegedly emanate from Chinese sources point to the imminent release of a new processor by MediaTek: the Helio G90. This CPU is also directed at relatively fresh ground for the Taiwanese silicon-smiths. It is purpor...
The Asus ROG Phone 2 will use the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC. (Source: Weibo)

Leaked images show how the Asus ROG Phone 2 powered by the Snapdragon 855 Plus looks like

Asus has announced that the upcoming ROG Phone II will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC that is optimized for enhanced gaming and VR experiences. The first leaked images of the ROG Phone II in action have also su...
Thin is in: MSI GF75 Thin 9SC Laptop Review

81% Thin is in: MSI GF75 Thin 9SC Laptop Review

$1200 for a GeForce GTX 1650. While the GTX 1650 is an excellent upgrade over the GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti, we can't say the same about the Core i7-9750H over the Core i7-8750H. Be prepared to spend $1200 for a budget gaming laptop with the performance level of an older GTX 1060.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.3 kg
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Walmart has the Asus Strix G GL531GU with Core i5, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, and 512 GB SSD for $900 right now (Image source: Asus)

Deal | Asus Strix G GL531GU with GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics, 120 Hz display, and 512 GB SSD is only $900 right now

In comparison, the older MSI GL63 with a Core i7 CPU but same GTX 1660 Ti graphics retails for $1100 USD. The Walmart sale prices the newer Asus Strix G aggressively for GTX 1070-level performance at just $899 USD.
Vivo are alleged to be hiring in Europe. (Source: Vivo)

The smartphone OEM Vivo shows signs of breaking into new markets

Vivo is an OEM that mostly produces smartphones with modern features such as multiple cameras. However, these handsets have not been officially available in certain regions. However, new reports indicate that this company is hirin...
Navi 14 could give some serious competition to the GTX 1660 series. (Source: PCGamesN)

AMD Navi 14 appears on Compubench, poised to be a viable alternative to NVIDIA GTX 1660 and a likely replacement for Polaris RX 580

A listing of the unannounced AMD Navi 14 has appeared on Compubench that reveals some of the specs of this GPU, which could eventually be christened the RX 5600. The specs indicate that AMD is positioning Navi 14 as a viable alter...
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GPD Win Max: New leaks reveal a PS Vita style d-pad, revised keyboard, dual fans and a trackpad

News about the GPD Win Max has been quiet since April, but a host of leaked photos give a better look at the 8-inch handheld. Dual-fans, a larger keyboard, a PlayStation Vita style d-pad and even a trackpad? One-Netbook and Smach ...
A new Dragon Quest Builders game has been released to the PS4. (Source: Square Enix)

Dragon Quest Builders 2 launches on PlayStation 4

Square Enix has released Dragon Quest Builders 2 for the PlayStation 4. This title builds on its predecessor with a unique setting within the relevant universe, and all the new crafting and battle opportunities that come with it. ...
Acer Aspire 7 gaming laptop with Core i7, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics, and 128 GB SSD is only $699 right now (Image source: Acer)

Deal | Acer Aspire 7 gaming laptop with Core i7, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics, and 128 GB SSD is only $699 right now

The relatively inexpensive 15.6-inch laptop offers over 6 hours of real-world WLAN use, a secondary 1 TB HDD, and a GPU powerful enough for 1080p gaming.
The first Comet Lake desktop CPUs are scheduled to hit the market in early 2020. (Source: PCGamesN)

Intel's Comet Lake-S CPUs will require new LGA 1200 sockets, launching early 2020

New leaked slides show that the Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs are scheduled to replace the current gen 9 Coffee Lake-R models in early 2020. Intel will release a new 400-series chipset to support the upcoming CPUs that come with up to...
Age of Wonders III is free on Steam until July 15

Get it while you can: Age of Wonders III is now free on Steam

Age of Wonders III arrived at the end of March 2014 for Microsoft Windows, but it became available for OS X and Linux as well one year later. Now, those interested can grab the original release for free via Steam until July 15 — a...
Psychonauts 2 delayed, to launch next year (Source: Wccftech)

Psychonauts 2 has been pushed to 2020

Originally scheduled to arrive in 2018, Psychonauts 2 was expected to arrive later this year. This title for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 looks like its predecessor with improved graphics and a few new ideas. Sadly, its launch ...
The AMD Radeon RX 5700 dGPU has a 256-bit memory interface. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 5700 starts pulling away from Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 in PassMark price-performance comparison

AMD’s new Radeon RX 5700 has turned up on PassMark, with two samples seemingly demonstrating the price-performance expectations of the long-awaited graphics solution. The desktop graphics card now has an average G3D mark of 13,616...
World of Warplanes 2.1 now live (Source: Own)

World of Warplanes 2.1 now available with drastic tech tree changes, new equipment, and more

After more than six years since its initial release, World of Warplanes has just been updated to version 2.1. This new build comes with a Europe tech tree that replaces the previously available France tab, quite a few new premium ...
Latest Monster Hunter World update brings Nvidia DLSS support to PC (Image source: Capcom)

Latest Monster Hunter World update brings Nvidia DLSS support to PC

DLSS left a sour taste in gamers' mouths with its average image quality results at launch. Here's hoping that this latest implementation has addressed those concerns to make it a desirable alternative to the tried-and-true TAA or ...
Nintendo has sought FCC certification for a new variant of the OG Switch featuring a new SoC. (Source: Nintendo)

OG Switch to get upgraded Nvidia Tegra X1 chip in mid-cycle revamp

Nintendo looks to be giving the original Switch a mid-cycle revamp to match the internal specifications of the new Switch Lite. The company has made a filing seeking FCC approval for a variation in design to its flagship hybrid co...
The XPS 15 7590 adds some active cooling to the Voltage Regulator Module (VRM), but reported throttling issues on reddit suggest this may have been a half-measure.

Early reports suggest XPS 15 7590 still suffers from massive FPS drops while gaming

It hasn't been long that Dell's latest XPS 15 7590 flagship have arrived in the hands of consumers, but there already seem to be reports of uneven and unplayable performance when gaming due to thermal issues.
The original GPD Win 2 received nearly US$3,000,000 in crowdfunding last year. (Image source: GPD HK)

The GPD Win 2 receives a Core m3-8100Y refresh; redesigned motherboard, improved speakers and costs US$775

GPD is refreshing the Win 2, its 6-inch handheld that can run AAA games. The company has not only bumped the device up from a Core m3-7Y30 to a Core m3-8100Y, but it has also redesigned the motherboard to aid better heat dissipati...
Microsoft patent for "charging device for removable input modules" (Source: USPTO)

Microsoft patent for detachable controllers for mobile devices surfaces online

The patent application filed by Microsoft back in 2017 has surfaced online now and the document made available by the USPTO clearly shows diagrams of detachable controllers that have been designed to work with smartphones and tabl...
MSI's most powerful gaming laptop now shipping for $3999 (Source: MSI)

MSI's most powerful gaming laptop GT76 Titan DT now shipping for $3999

At over 9 pounds heavy and 1.6-inches thick, the MSI GT76 doesn't pretend to be thin or light. This self-proclaimed 'desktop killer' promises a Core i9-9900K CPU overclocked to 5.0 GHz kept cool by 11 heat pipes, a polished copper...
The battery life on the Switch Lite is improved thanks to the updated Tegra SoC and a smaller 5.5-inch screen. (Source: Nintendo)

Nintendo announces Switch Lite handheld console with updated Nvidia Tegra SoC

In order to make the new Switch Lite more portable, Nintendo reduced the screen size to 5.5-inch. Still, the new version comes with an updated Tegra SoC which improves battery life, and it also includes a directional gamepad. The ...
Cartooned mod for StarCraft Remastered (Source: Blizzard Shop)

StarCraft Remastered goes all cartoonish thanks to the Cartooned mod

If the two-year-old StarCraft: Remastered was not enough to draw the attention of the hardcore fans of Blizzard's iconic title that was released at the end of March 1998, the Cartooned mod might make them finally pay attention to ...
Enter here for a chance to win a Steam key for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Enter here to win a Steam key for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Leave a comment on our Facebook post and we'll declare a winner at random by July 21st — no strings, "likes", or "follows" attached. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is essentially two full-priced Borderlands games in one with...
Colorful iGame RTX 2060 SUPER Neptune Lite OC graphics card

Colorful intros new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER and RTX 2060 SUPER custom graphics cards, RTX 2080 SUPER to come soon as well

The two video cards by Colorful based on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER feature advanced cooling solutions, the more advanced of them — the iGame RTX 2070 SUPER VULCAN X OC — also sporting an LCD 2.0 display and a 16 + 3 VRM de...
GPU as a Service could make an increasingly strong market. (Source: ZDNet)

The GPU-as-a-Service market is projected to grow to 10x its current value by 2025

GPU as a Service involves offering access to the functions of an advanced, dedicated or powerful GPU set-up from a remote location. It is increasingly prominent in cloud and AI applications. The latest market research indicates th...
AMD's RX 5700 offered similar FPS performance to Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2060 Super. (Image source: Yahoo)

Super beats Navi but at a price: Ashes of the Singularity Crazy benchmark featuring Nvidia Super, RTX, and AMD 5700 cards leaked

Some Ashes of the Singularity (AotS) benchmark scores have been shared online that seem to show an interesting comparison between AMD and Nvidia products. In the short comparison list offered, out of six challengers the Nvidia GeF...
Logitech is targeting esports gamers with its new G PRO X and G PRO gaming headsets. (Source: Logitech)

Logitech rolls out the G PRO X and G PRO headsets aimed at esports gamers

Logitech has released new G PRO X and G PRO gaming headsets for 2019. The new models have been designed with the input of esports gamers while the G PRO X also features a collaboration with Blue microphones on a new Blue VO!CE fea...
Stadia Founder's Edition may be getting a rival from Microsoft. (Source: Engadget)

Microsoft is now thought to have a Stadia Founder's Edition-killer in the works

A tech blogger has posted a new video citing rumors that Microsoft is working on hardware for its xCloud platform. This console would apparently work with existing Xbox controllers, but also act as a competitor for Google's own st...
The RTX 2070 SUPER is not much of an upgrade from the RTX 2070 in FFXV. (Image source: Square Enix)

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER offers little more than the RTX 2060 SUPER and its predecessor in Final Fantasy XV

The RTX 20 Series is being hyped to high-heaven right now, but the RTX 2070 SUPER yields hardly any performance improvements over its predecessor in even heavily NVIDIA-optimised titles like FFXV. What gives, NVIDIA?
AMD Radeon Adrenalin 19.7.1 driver now available (Source: AMD)

AMD Radeon Adrenalin 19.7.1 driver comes with new image sharpening and anti-lag features

Fully compatible with a wide range of graphics adapters, the AMD Radeon Adrenalin Edition 19.7.1 driver comes with a new image sharpening feature (on AMD Radeon RX 5700 hardware in DirectX 9, DirectX 12, and Vulkan titles) and ant...
Get 3 months of XBox Game Pass when you buy an AMD Radeon graphics card or Ryzen processor (Image source: AMD)

Get 3 months of XBox Game Pass when you buy an AMD Radeon graphics card or Ryzen processor

Join the Microsoft Game Pass beta on PC when it launches on July 9th. AMD will throw in a three-month subscription if purchasing a last generation GCN graphics card or 2nd generation Zen processor.
AMD has responded to the NVIDIA RTX 20 SUPER series by reducing the price of its RX 5700 series pre-launch. (Image source: Videocardz)

AMD confirms Radeon RX 5700, RX 5700 XT & RX 5700 XT Anniversary pricing; undercuts NVIDIA

The Radeon RX 5700 is inching ever closer to release, but AMD has already reduced prices to stay competitive with NVIDIA and its RTX 20 SUPER series. Good news all round for gaming fans, then.
AMD looks to be getting drivers in place for Navi 14. (Source: Wccftech)

AMD posts Linux kernel patches for Navi 14 GPUs, Navi 10 will see only OpenGL benchmarks on launch day

AMD has posted Linux kernel patches for Navi 14 even though the GPU is yet to be officially announced. The company has also updated the Mesa graphics library 19.2 with support for Navi 10 GPUs such as the Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 X...
League of Legends (LoL) - Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

League of Legends (LoL) - Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Runs and runs and runs...smoothly. The free-to-play MOBA, which saw the light of day almost 10 years ago and broke the 100-million-player mark in 2016, still remains very low-maintenance in 2019. Smoothly playable across the graphics card landscape of recent years, League of Legends also delights gamers with older hardware. However, one can't expect much in terms of graphics quality in such games.
No Intel Required: Asus TUF FX505DT Laptop Review with Ryzen 7 and GeForce GTX 1650

80% No Intel Required: Asus TUF FX505DT Laptop Review with Ryzen 7 and GeForce GTX 1650

An Intel Core i5 alternative. As it turns out, mid-range Nvidia GPUs pair very well with AMD's latest Ryzen H-series of CPUs. Asus is doubling down on even more Intel-less gaming laptops that gamers on tight budgets ought to consider.
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
The Radeon RX 5700 XT Graphics features RDNA architecture. (Image source: AMD)

Powerful system sporting AMD's Radeon RX 5700 XT racks up colossal OpenCL score on Geekbench

A massive OpenCL score has been recorded in a Geekbench database entry based on an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card. The system used also sported a ROG Rampage VI Apex motherboard from Asus, Intel’s Core i9-7960X CPU, and 32 GB...
Will the GeForce Super series eventually come to laptops? Probably not (Image source: Nvidia)

Will the GeForce Super series eventually come to laptops? Probably not

The higher power requirements of the GeForce Power series reduce the chances of it debuting on gaming laptops in the near future. Very few existing chassis designs are able to support something as demanding as the 250 W RTX 2080 S...
The original ROG Phone had a 90 Hz AMOLED panel and scored 88% overall in our review. (Image source: ASUS)

ASUS confirms that the ROG Phone 2 will have a 120 Hz display

ASUS ROG has been posting more teasers on its Weibo account about the next ROG Phone. Reports from China claim that the ROG Phone 2 will be announced this month and showcased at the Chinajoy conference in early August. Are you rea...
Vivo iQOO Neo gaming phablet (Source: Vivo)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered Vivo iQOO Neo joins the gaming smartphone niche

While the regular Vivo iQOO features the top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, the new iQOO Neo is only powered by the flagship processor of the previous generation, namely the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. This new handse...


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