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Acer's refreshed Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop costs from US$1199.99 with the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti. (Source: Acer)

Laptop version of GeForce GTX 1660 Ti confirmed thanks to official Acer Predator Helios 300 listing

There is a new product listing on Acer’s website for its Predator laptop series: model name PH315-52-78VL. The Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop in question sports some impressive hardware, which apparently includes a mobile varia...
The rose-gold Dell XPS 13 9380 has a starting weight of just 2.7 lbs/1.23 kg. (Source: Dell)

Deal | Save US$439 on a rose-gold 4K Dell XPS 13 9380 or a massive US$860 on an Alienware 17 with GeForce GTX 1070 OC

Dell has a couple of standout offers in its deals section at the moment. Shoppers can get a hefty discount on a brand-new Dell XPS 13 powered by an Intel Core i7-8565U processor, or if you fancy something much bigger the manufactu...
The laptop in the clip has revealed a secret. (Source: Twitter/Nvidia GeForce)

New video of mystery device from Nvidia, Asus, and MSI released - points to GeForce GTX 16-series gaming laptops

A new video has been posted on Twitter accounts for Nvidia, Asus, and MSI that shows a bit more detail of the mysterious device that the trio of companies teased recently. The same Matrix-like streaming green code can be seen on t...
The new Helios lineup is bulkier since it integrates desktop-grade components. (Source: Entroware)

Entroware launches desktop-grade Helios laptop lineup with Ubuntu Linux

The newly-introduced Helios lineup can easily replace a high-end desktop, as it comes with desktop-grade components like Intel's Core i5-9600K / i7-9700K / i9-9900K CPUs coupled with up to 64 GB of DDR4-2666 RAM and up to 12 TB of...
Image via Atari

Atari VCS to use AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC, still has no firm release date

Atari announced this week that the Atari VCS would switch to an AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 APU, officially ditching the Bristol Ridge A10 it had planned to use last year. While the R1000 will bring better performance and support for...
MSI AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 Air Boost OC Edition Review

MSI AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 Air Boost OC Edition Review

Affordable alternative? Ever since its initial introduction in 2017 AMD's Radeon RX Vega series' price has dropped quite dramatically. Find out whether or not it can still keep up with the latest generation and whether or not it is still worth buying in our extensive review.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 | 32"
It appears a laptop from MSI's GF series was used for the benchmark. (Source: MSI)

Alleged mobile version of Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 tested on UserBenchmark; beats out AMD's RX 550 and RX 560 desktop cards

A record for an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU has been added on UserBenchmark’s database, and there is convincing evidence pointing to this being the mobile version of the upcoming graphics card. The average bench score of 45.6% put...
The GTX 1650 is set to launch on April 23. (Source: Videocardz via Roland Quandt)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 to feature 896 CUDA cores, will retail for US$149 MSRP

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 is based on the TU117-300 GPU and will feature 896 CUDA cores with a base clock of 1485 MHz and a boost of up to 1665 MHz. The reference design is rated at 75 W and does not require a power connector. T...
The video clip tweet is simply accompanied by a computer icon and a question mark. (Source: Twitter/Nvidia GeForce)

Mysterious device teased by Nvidia, MSI, and Asus sends Twitter users into speculation meltdown

A video clip that has been uploaded to Nvidia, MSI, and Asus Twitter accounts has sparked furious speculation over what it is about and what the device that stars in it is. The clip is painfully brief at just five seconds long and...
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition now up for pre-order (Source: Xbox Wire)

Microsoft finally unveils the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Bundled with Minecraft, Forza Horizon 3 and Sea of Thieves, the new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is already available for pre-order at US$249.99 — US$50 less than the Xbox One S. Just as previously rumored, the disc-free console...
Asus is offering the FX95DD laptop in a limited time presale. (Source: Asus)

Asus reveals FX95DD laptop with AMD's Ryzen 7 3750H and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050

Asus has added the FX95DD laptop to its Chinese website as part of its FX/ZX series of computers. The device will feature a Zen+ Picasso AMD Ryzen 7 3750H APU in combination with the Pascal-based Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU. The n...
Sony confirms PlayStation 5 specifications: 7 nm Zen 2 CPU, Navi GPU, 8K, 3D audio, and more

Sony confirms PlayStation 5 specifications: 7 nm Zen 2 CPU, Navi GPU, 8K, 3D audio, and more

Mark Cerny, lead architect behind the PlayStation 4, has confirmed several details about the specifications of Sony's next-generation console. The PlayStation 5, as it is rumored to be called, will run on an AMD APU consisting of ...
Samsung has finalized its 5nm chipset design. (Source: HD Tecnología)

The first Samsung 5nm SoC is ready for sampling

Samsung has announced that it is finally in a position to send samples of its new, ground-breaking 5nm processor technology to its customers. The OEM claims that this new architecture brings 25% improvements in logic-area efficien...
Nintendo Switch hybrid console gets firmware update 8.0 with zoom and more features

Nintendo Switch firmware update 8.0 comes with zoom, new game sorting options, and more

The latest software update for the Nintendo Switch hybrid game console comes with Save Transfer, which allows players to transfer save data between Switch consoles without an online subscription, a Zoom feature, new game sorting o...
Apple betting big on Arcade subscription service, has reportedly poured US $500 million into project

Apple betting big on Arcade subscription service, has reportedly poured US $500 million into project

Apple is throwing US $500 million behind its upcoming Arcade gaming subscription service, according to a report by Financial Times. The service could be a big payoff for Apple; devs that release games via Arcade will be bound to a...
AMD's Navi GPUs could be launched in July. (Source: Tinh tế)

Rumored Navi 10-based Radeon RX 3080 graphics card specifications leaked

Alleged specifications for “AMD Navi” have been posted online. The new information offered seems to correspond with existing rumors about the Radeon RX 3080 Navi 10 graphics solution. Apparently, the performance of the Navi GPU pl...
Sapphire has created a gold-colored Nitro+ Radeon RX 590 graphics card. (Source: PCDIGA)

Gold-colored Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 590 graphics card for AMD's 50th anniversary appears online

AMD will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary in business, and it seems Sapphire Technology wants to highlight the achievement by releasing a gold-colored Nitro+ Radeon RX 590 desktop graphics card. The special edition card ha...
The Gigabyte promo image may have just revealed the launch date for AMD's Ryzen 3000 series. (Source: Reddit - u/sxodan)

Leaked Gigabyte Aorus X570 promo material points to May 27 for AMD Ryzen 3000 launch

A piece of leaked marketing material purportedly from Gigabyte has led to considerable speculation about what could occur on the date mentioned on it. The image pertains to the gaming-related Aorus sub-brand, with some believing i...
AMD's next generation of GPUs could be launched on a particularly fitting date. (Source: PC Builder's Club)

AMD Navi could see launch on July 7, 2019: latest rumor

The next generation of AMD cards based on the Navi architecture could be unveiled at Computex this year. However, according to some other rumors, they could also have their own dedicated release event on July 7 this year. It would...
Alienware m17 (i9-8950HK, RTX 2080 Max-Q, 4K UHD) Laptop Review

87% Alienware m17 (i9-8950HK, RTX 2080 Max-Q, 4K UHD) Laptop Review

Alienware 17 lite. 23 percent thinner, 37 percent smaller, and 40 percent lighter. The Alienware m17 addresses all the size and weight complaints of the original Alienware 17 series albeit at the cost of some auxiliary features like the backlit trackpad, per-key RGB lighting, additional ports.
Intel Core i9-8950HK | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 17.3" | 2.6 kg
Walmart-based Eluktronics Mech-15 G2 laptop with RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics is only $1500 (Source: Eluktronics)

Deal | Cheap Max-Q — Walmart-based Eluktronics Mech-15 G2 laptop with RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics is only $1500

White label designs from Tongfang and Clevo have been undercutting the likes of MSI, Asus, Acer, Alienware, and HP by several hundred dollars for this latest generation of Turing gaming laptops. Major OEMs have been responding wit...
The next Xiaomi Black Shark is set to have a headphone jack

The next Xiaomi Black Shark is set to have a headphone jack

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 is a powerful gaming phone that can be spec'd out to as much as 12GB in RAM. However, it does have one drawback: no 3.5mm jack. However, a brand spokesperson has indicated that this discrepancy will be recti...
The Xbox One S All Digital will reportedly cost €229.99 (~ US$259.99) (Image source: WinFuture)

Massive Xbox One S 'All Digital' details leaked: Official pictures, pricing, launch date and bundled games revealed

Codenamed 'Maverick', the Xbox One S All Digital will be Microsoft's first disc-less console. The Redmond-based company will officially unveil the console on April 16, but its launch date has been leaked too along with what games ...
Leaked image of the Acer Predator Helios 300 laptop. (Source: Acer via Harvey Norman/Reddit)

Blundering retailers continue to create headaches for OEMs as recent Acer Predator Helios 300 leak demonstrates

Acer has just revealed its brand-new Predator Helios 300. The laptop sports thin bezels, an RGB-illuminated keyboard, and it will feature top-of-the-range goods from both Intel and Nvidia. But we already expected this thanks to a ...
Star Wars: Fallen Order is coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this Fall (Image source: The Daily Telegraph)

Multiple leaks fuel speculation about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order release date

Several sources have seemingly confirmed the release date of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hours before its official unveiling at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. Respawn Entertainment will g...
Just arrived: Alienware m17 in review

Just arrived: Alienware m17 in review

Dell's full-frontal refresh of its popular Alienware 17 series is significantly leaner and more portable. It does, however, sacrifice some features along the way that Alienware purists may miss. We list the major changes here base...
Rey as she appears in the first trailer for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (Source: Disney)

Star Wars: Vader Immortal game trailer, artwork leaks for Jedi Fallen Order and Episode IX trailer

It’s a big day for Star Wars fans. The first trailer for the Episode IX, officially titled “The Rise of Skywalker,” has landed, along with the first game-play trailer for the new “Vader Immortal” VR game and leaked artwork from Re...
The PlayStation 5 could be the first console to support wireless VR (Image source: US Patent and Trademark Office)

More PlayStation 5 details published: A supercharged wireless VR headset with integrated eye-tracking awaits

A newly released patent filing has revealed details about the VR headset that will accompany the PlayStation 5. If Sony can translate the patent into reality, then it could be a game changer for AR and VR gaming.
Microsoft feels it has more content than Google can offer for cloud-based gameplay. (Source: Xbox Wire)

Microsoft says Google Stadia has the infrastructure but no content

Xbox's Chief Marketing Officer Mike Nichols felt that Microsoft is in a better position than Google in the race for cloud gaming given the vast library of games and other content that Xbox provides, echoing the sentiments of Xbox ...
The new, mid-range Snapdragon chipsets. (Source: AnTuTu)

The new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs (665, 730 & 730G) go to AnTuTu for testing

The Snapdragon processors 665, 730 and 730G are Qualcomm's latest mid-range SoCs. The 730G is particularly interesting as it is a specifically gaming-focused chipset. AnTuTu was able to test these new products and compare them to ...
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
The Intel Core i9-9990XE is now available for users to buy. (Source: TrustedReviews)

Skylake-X Intel Core i9-9990XE CPU now available for €2,999 or snap up an i9-9990XE-based desktop PC for €12,999.90

The extreme edition Intel Core i9-9990XE is now available for direct sale, but it doesn’t come cheaply. German computer hardware specialist has decided to make the powerful chip available to customers for a starting pr...
The UDOO BOLT single-board computer costs from US$229. (Source: Kickstarter/UDOO)

"Boxing" video shows the MacBook Pro 13-beating UDOO BOLT single-board computer is now shipping

A short video uploaded by UDOO on YouTube has shown that the UDOO BOLT single-board computer is now being shipped to early-bird backers. The little board made some waves with claims that it was faster than a MacBook Pro 13 and Mic...
These secret GPUs and CPUs are used in Acer's latest gaming laptops.

Top Secret! These secret GPUs and CPUs are used in Acer's latest gaming laptops.

Acer just revealed numerous new notebook models for the second half of the year. They also use "latest Nvidia GTX GPUs", which are not further specified, as well as Intel's 9th generation Core processors. Connecting all the dots we can expect Acer's new gaming laptops with mobile 8-core processors all the way up to the i9-9980HK as well as the new GTX 1650 and GTX 1660 Ti from Nvidia.
A scene from Justice, one of the upcoming games that support Nvidia's real-time ray tracing effects. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia launches ray tracing driver support for previous-gen Pascal GPUs

The latest GeForce Game Ready Driver from Nvidia enables a limited set of ray tracing features for the GTX 1000-series. Compared to the new RTX 2000 cards, the Pascal ones are clearly slower and Nvidia provides a set of graphs to ...
Upcoming Acer Predator Helios 700 gets 9th gen Core i9 CPUs and a quirky "HyperDrift" keyboard design (Source: Acer)

Acer confirms Predator Helios 700 with Core i9-9980HK and a quirky "HyperDrift" keyboard design

Acer is kicking off its New York event this week with a gaming laptop that integrates a forward-sliding RGB keyboard launching later this month. The unique design promises better airflow in a similar manner to the Asus Zephyrus an...
2019 Acer Predator Helios 300 to finally get narrow bezels (Source: Acer)

2019 Acer Predator Helios 300 redesigned with "hip and edgy" narrow bezels

Acer's mid-range gaming laptop is launching later this month with unannounced Intel 9th gen CPUs, up to GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics, and a 144 Hz FHD IPS display for a starting price of $1200 USD.
Acer Nitro 7 shipping this month with Intel 9th gen Core CPUs and a starting price of $999 USD (Source: Acer)

Acer Nitro 7 shipping this month with GTX 1650/1660 Ti graphics for a starting price of $999 USD

Acer is staying silent on the exact Nvidia GPU options for the entry-level Nitro 7. It will very likely carry the GTX 1660 as the pricier Helios 300 will carry the RTX 2060 and higher. The official reveals of both the mobile Intel...
The 10X Zoom variant of the OPPO Reno has gone to AnTuTu. (Source: OPPO)

AnTuTu releases its first score for the OPPO Reno 10X Zoom Edition

AnTuTu has taken to Weibo to present the first benchmark score derived from the newly-released OPPO Reno line. It is associated with the '10X Zoom' variant, which has a Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB of RAM. This alleged super-c...
Been a long time coming, honestly. (Source: Digital Trends)

After years of debate, Sony is now allowing PlayStation users to change their PSN IDs

After years of pleading, PlayStation users can now change their PSN IDs, a useful feature considering most users registered during their more juvenile ages and may have opted for obnoxious IDs. Like with all things Sony, however, ...
Anno 1800 Open Beta pre-loading (Source: Own)

Anno 1800 Open Beta kicks off tomorrow

Set to hit the market on April 16, Anno 1800 will enter a short Open Beta stage that is scheduled to be held this weekend. However, those interested in taking this business management/city building hybrid title for a spin can alre...
Grand Theft Auto VI was in the list of reported PS5 titles. (Source: technobezz)

Alleged list of future PlayStation 5 games includes Grand Theft Auto VI and remastered The Last of Us Part II

An interesting lineup of purported games for the PlayStation 5 has been shared online. The titles mentioned include exclusives and non-exclusives for the next-generation console. Among the exclusive games listed are Gran Turismo 7...
The MSI GL63 laptop is going to be updated with 9th Gen Intel Core chips. (Source: HotHardware)

Update | GeForce GTX 1650 and i7-9750H combination features in leaked MSI GL63 laptop marketing material

Leaked promotional material for a new MSI GL63 laptop sporting an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and an Intel Core i7-9750H has provided numerous performance details. The images show scores for benchmarks that put the 9th Gen Intel C...
The PlayStation 5 could be a massive leap over the PS4 in terms of performance. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Extraordinary PlayStation 5 details leaked: 7nm Ryzen CPU, 7nm Navi GPU, 14 teraflops of performance

Alleged details of the PlayStation 5 console have been posted online. The incredible claimed specifications include 8K upscaling, 2 TB storage utilizing NAND, 24 GB GDDR6 RAM, VR, ray tracing, backwards compatibility and more. The...
Black Desert coming to iOS and Android mobile devices later in 2019

Black Desert Mobile coming to Android and iOS later this year

With gross sales on PC and Xbox One of over US$1 billion, Black Desert can be definitely considered a successful MMORPG. Since other titles made the same move in the last years, it is not surprising that this game will launch for ...
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio Desktop Graphics Card Review

MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio Desktop Graphics Card Review

Pricey, but fast! Both the GeForce RTX 2080 and the GeForce RTX 2070 have the same amount of VRAM. However, the RTX 2080 offers somewhat more performance than the RTX 2070. We have run a bevy of benchmarks using the Turing-based GPU from MSI to assess its performance. Continue reading our review to find out whether or not the MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio is worth buying.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Desktop) | 32"
AMD's Gonzalo APU is expected to feature a Navi-based iGPU. (Source: Culture of Gaming)

New codename for AMD's rumored custom console APU Gonzalo throws up new conundrums

An engineering sample processor has turned up on Twitter with the codename “ZG16702AE8JB2_32/10/18_13F8”. Fortunately, a little bit of light has been shed on what this mystery processor could be, and it is claimed that it is actua...
Gainward's variant of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 desktop graphics card. (Source: Roland Quandt/VideoCardz)

Images of GeForce GTX 1650 desktop graphics card from Gainward, Palit, and ZOTAC leaked

A few images of the upcoming Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 desktop graphics card have found their way online. The models from ZOTAC, Palit, and Gainward are all single-fan cards with some slight differences in connectivity. Nvidia hasn’...
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