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The new Logitech G915 and G815 are high-end gaming keyboard with low-profile mechanical switches. (Source: Logitech)

Logitech launches mechanical keyboards with new low-profile switches

Logitech has added two new premium gaming keyboards to its line-up. The new G915 Lightspeed Wireless and the G815 Lightsync RGB feature Logitech’s low-profile GL mechanical keyboard switches and customization through 16.8 million ...
Nvidia could be planning to release an RTX 2080 Ti Super GPU by the end of 2019. (Source: Amazon)

Nvidia may soon launch a new RTX GPU

Based on the information leaked in the latest updated of AIDA64, the upcoming GPU appears to be based on the TU102, so it is certainly an enthusiast-grade model. It may end up as either the RTX 2080 Ti Super, the Titan RTX Black o...
AMD Navi 14 could supersede the Radeon RX 570. (Source: Tom's Hardware)

AMD Navi 14 8 GB variant shows up on CompuBench, viable NVIDIA GTX 1650/1660 competitor with up to 50% better OpenCL performance than the Radeon RX 570

A new entry of what appears to be an AMD Navi 14 GPU variant has surfaced on CompuBench. The new Navi 14 listing shows the device ID as AMD 7341:00 sporting 24 CUs, 8 GB VRAM, and a max clock of 1,900 MHz. From the CompuBench list...
The Ryzen 3000 series has been generally well-received. (Image source: OnlineTechTips)

Rumored clock rates for AMD Ryzen 9 3900 surface online

Purported details of the AMD Ryzen 9 3900 processor have been posted on Twitter. The Ryzen 3000 series chip has not been officially announced yet, but it seems this particular SKU could be a 65-W TDP variant as opposed to the Ryze...
C-Force CF015C Portable Monitor Review

C-Force CF015C Portable Monitor Review

Portable, but not that portable. The 15.6-inch CF015C 4K UHD portable monitor is sleek and lightweight for easy carrying. Unfortunately, it relies on a clunky external hub and several cables to actually work.
15.6" | 700 g
Yahoo will reportedly sell Tumblr to Automattic Inc. (Source: Tumblr)

Tumblr is to be sold to the makers of WordPress

Tumblr is a blogging platform that has been part of Yahoo (or Oath, as it is now) since 2013. However, the parent company in this case - Verizon - has reportedly been trying to palm it off for some time. It has now successfully fo...
Even though the tensions between the two superpowers are at an all-time high, Trump greenlights a tariff delay for China. (Source: Nikkei)

Trump delays new wave of tariffs for China until December

President Trump is throwing the U.S. tech companies a lifeline with the latest tariff delays. Apple, Qualcomm and Intel showed their concern when their Q2 revenues were affected by the first wave of tariffs, but it looks like the ...
The Shuttle DS10U: A 1.3 litre fanless PC with up to 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors. (Image source: Shuttle)

Shuttle DS10U: A 1.3 litre fanless PC with up to 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors

Shuttle is back with a new mini PC series, the DS10U. The device supports up to a quadcore Whiskey Lake CPU and a maximum of 32 GB of DDR4 2400 SODIMM RAM, while staying true to the compact ethos of its predecessors. The DS10U is ...
Samsung needs EUV photoresist chemicals in order to manufacture its SoCs, CPUs and memory chips. (Source:

Trade war journal: Japan resumes high-tech chemical exports with South Korea

Japan claims that it never imposed an export ban on South Korea, explaining that export approvals now require a period of 4-5 weeks, or roughly the same period of time that has passed since the escalation of the diplomatic relatio...
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
Lepow USB-powered Portable Monitor Review

Lepow USB-powered Portable Monitor Review

15.6-inch 1080p for cheap. The lightweight and narrow bezel 15.6-inch portable monitor has an attractive design with a high quality feel when held. The actual display, however, is reflective of the inexpensive price point.
15.6" | 770 g
SK Hynix' new memory is high-bandwidth indeed. (Source: SK Hynix)

SK Hynix announces its next-generation, "world's fastest" high-bandwidth memory

The chip-maker SK Hynix has released HBM2E, its new storage standard. It is described as having up to 50% higher bandwidth at double the size compared to the previous generation. This new chip is aimed at uses in machine learning,...
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Desktop CPU Review: 12 cores meet Socket AM4

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Desktop CPU Review: 12 cores meet Socket AM4

The attack of the 12-core! The Ryzen 3000 series has already impressed us, and now it is the turn of the 3900X to show us what it is capable of. We pit the Ryzen 9 against the Intel Core i9-9900K to see which can claim the gaming desktop CPU crown. Read on to find out which has the edge and which delivers the better overall package.
Ryzen 9 3900X | AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 | 32"
Intel announced the Core i9-9900KS at Computex 2019. (Image source: jisakutech)

The Core i9-9900KS scores up to 12% lower in 3DMark than the Ryzen 9 3900X; 9% less than the Ryzen 7 3700X too

Launched at Computex 2019, the Core i9-9900KS is a 5 GHz all-core variant of the Core i9-9900K that also has a 4 GHz base clock. Sounds great for gamers, right? Well, a recent 3DMark Fire Strike posting suggests otherwise, with th...
Intel NUC gaming Ghost Canyon and Phantom Canyon on schedule for 2020-2021 launch according to new leak

Rumor | Intel NUC gaming Ghost Canyon and Phantom Canyon on schedule for 2020-2021 launch according to new leak

The next generation Intel mini PCs will purportedly drop Kaby Lake-G and Radeon graphics in favor of 9th gen Coffee Lake-H, Tiger Lake-U, and dedicated Nvidia Turing graphics with a custom vapor chamber cooling solution. The non-g...
AMD is apparently referring to Navi 23 as the 'NVIDIA Killer'. (Source: Hot Hardware)

Rumor | AMD Navi 23 poised to be the much anticipated 'NVIDIA Killer', being readied for a mid-2020 launch to take on the RTX 2080 Ti

AMD is reportedly prepping Navi 23 to be a flagship GPU and is internally referring to it as the 'NVIDIA Killer' according to RedGamingTech's source. The specifications of Navi 23 are still unclear, but the source claims that AMD ...
The new Magnus E series features a slightly smaller case for a more compact experience. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac announces ZBOX Magnus E Mini Creator PCs with RTX GPUs

The updated Magnus E lineup features a slightly smaller case which packs more powerful configurations, including Core i5-9300H CPU + Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU and Core i7-9750H CPU + Nvidia RTX 2070 combos. Users can add up to 32 GB of ...
Say goodbye to this lovely design. (Image source: AMD)

Why AMD ceasing sales of the Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT does not matter

Cue hysteria: AMD is planning to EOL its Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT cards. However, it is not as bad as you may think. Unless you have been holding out on buying one, that is.
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X (Source: Forbes)

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X gaming benchmarks reveal turning off SMT narrows the performance gap with the Core i9-9900K only in select titles

Disabling SMT in the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X does have some benefits in improving average frame rates in a few titles bringing the processor much closer to the results posted by the Intel Core i9-9900K at stock settings, according to ga...
The Quartz Canyon NUCs feature a heftier case. (Source: Softline)

Intel plans to release Quartz Canyon workstation NUCs with replaceable GPUs

The Quartz Canyon series will feature the first NUCs that allow users to add high-end GPUs. The systems are advertised as workstation kits due to the inclusion of Xeon E and Core i7 vPro CPUs. Other features include dual Thunderbo...
The AMD EPYC 7002 series features up to 64 cores and 256 MB of L3 cache. (Image source: AMD)

AMD 2nd generation EPYC processors are up to 50% more powerful and 50% cheaper than Xeon Platinum Cascade Lake

The 2nd gen EPYC series is finally here, with AMD claiming it blows comparable Intel Xeon processors out of the water not only on performance but also value for money. The series scales from 8 cores to 64 cores and offers up to 25...
Facebook has beaten other websites in terms of influencing purchases. (Source: The Manifest)

Facebook influences more consumers than any other social media platform

More social media users buy from brands they follow on Facebook compared to 7 other social networks studied, according to a new report. This is because social media has increased the ability of companies to reach out to consumers,...
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Desktop CPU Review: A frugal 8 core and 16 thread processor

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Desktop CPU Review: A frugal 8 core and 16 thread processor

Eight cores and still economical! AMD has continuously improved and optimised its Zen architecture since its inaugural release in 2017, with the company having just released its third generation in as many years. AMD manufactures its Zen 2 processors on the modern 7 nm process, which offers higher IPC than Zen+, among other improvements. Read on to find what the Ryzen 7 3700X, our first Zen 2 processor, can do and whether the jump to 7 nm offers as many benefits as promised.
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X | AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 | 32"
Samsung's first 6th-gen 3D V-NAND SSD is now in production. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's 6th-gen 3D V-NAND SSDs have a groundbreaking design for faster 256Gb data-transfers

Samsung claims that its upcoming vertically-stacked NAND (or V-NAND) for SATA-based SSDs confers improved read- and write-speeds on the resulting drives. They are composed of 100 or more layers of stacked flash cells, whereas prev...
The RX 5700 XT THICC2 takes design inspiration from the RX 280X Double Dissipation. (Image source: XFX via Videocardz)

XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT THICC2 pictures leak ahead of launch

XFX has gone all nostalgic for one of its RX 5700 XT custom GPUs, harking back to the days of the RX 280X Double Dissipation. The 8 GB card will support Freesync 2 HDR, with XFX gunning for meme-worthy status too. Expect the RX 57...
The new Razer Viper. (Source: Razer)

Razer launches the Viper, a new mouse for e-sports

The Viper is the latest mouse from Razer. It is a lightweight peripheral which, as the OEM asserts, is optimized for competitive gaming. It also integrates the 5G Advanced Optical Sensor and Razer Synapse 3.
The Asus ROG Strix X570-E motherboard. (Source: Asus)

Asus working on AMD X590 and X599 motherboards to cater to the Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3000 series

Internal Asus documents point to at least two AMD X590 boards in development. This was confirmed by an Asus source to Videocardz. Not much is known about the X590 chipset at the moment apart from the fact that AMD could be alignin...
NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER Desktop GPU Review: A high-end Desktop GPU without a home

NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER Desktop GPU Review: A high-end Desktop GPU without a home

Meaningful or superfluous? The RTX 2080 SUPER is the last RTX 20 SUPER Desktop GPU to enter our offices, and it is also the most powerful. Since AMD does not currently compete with NVIDIA in this performance class, it begs the question of why the team in green has even bothered to bring a facelifted RTX 2080 to the market. Read on to find out what benefits a full-bore TU104 brings, if any, and how the RTX 2080 SUPER fares against other high-end GPUs.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super | 32"
The 'new' LG UltraFine 5K monitor. (Source: LG)

LG refreshes the UltraFine 5K monitor for 2019

The UltraFine 5K monitor by LG is typically marketed as an ideal companion screen for Macs or MacBooks. However, it mysteriously vanished from Apple's website not long ago. Now, it is back as a new model for this year.
AMD Navi 12 RX 5800 could take on the RTX 2080 Ti. (Source: Hot Hardware)

Navi 12 RX 5800 with 4096 SPs could be AMD's answer to the RTX 2080 Ti

Speculation is rife that Navi 12 with 64 CUs (4096 SPs) could be AMD's flagship RDNA GPU offering that could compete against NVIDIA's RTX 2080 Ti. This is surprising as Navi 12 was originally thought to be a low-end part. We also ...
The price cuts of the AMD Radeon RX 5700 series were a well-calculated move. (Source: Anandtech)

AMD pulled off a 'double jebait' to trick NVIDIA into reducing prices of the RTX Super GPUs

AMD's VP of Radeon Scott Herkelman recently revealed in an interview that the company keenly observed NVIDIA's launch of the RTX 20 Super series and revised the pricing of the new RX 5700 series GPUs to undercut NVIDIA's RTX 2060 ...
This screenshot from Apple's website is starting to have a different ring about it. (Source: Apple)

Apple caught in Siri privacy scandal, issues a statement trying to downplay its severity

Apple has been caught in a fresh privacy scandal as first reported by The Guardian. According to an Apple contractor, Apple just like Google and Amazon have been busted doing, uses contractors to analyze and assess the accuracy of...
Intel's upcoming Xe GPUs could offer a viable alternative to mid-range and enthusiast NVIDIA and AMD offerings. (Source: PCGamesN)

Intel driver leak reveals details about upcoming Xe GPU variants and Gen12 integrated graphics, indicates three new upcoming CPU families

An Intel graphics driver has leaked online that provides information about the company's upcoming integrated and discrete GPUs. The next generation Gen12 GPU will be fabbed on a 10nm process and will be seen in CPUs such as Tiger ...
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT Review: Known issues of the reference design

AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT Review: Known issues of the reference design

Navi vs. Turing. The 7-nm Navi 10 chip is more energy-efficient than Polaris and Vega chips. However, the cooling solution of the Radeon RX 5700 XT fails to impress in our review. The GPU performs as expected and is well-suited for 1440p gaming. In this review, we examine how the RX 5700 XT stacks up against Nvidia’s Turing-based GPUs.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop) | 32"
AMD Radeon RX 5700 review: With 7 nm to success?

AMD Radeon RX 5700 review: With 7 nm to success?

Competitive thanks to Navi! That AMD has 7-nm graphics cards on the market is no big secret since the Radeon VII was the pioneer in the matter of 7 nm with AMD. With the Navi graphics cards, AMD is also now bringing the small manufacturing process to the upper mid-range of desktop graphics cards. But it's not only the structural width that's received a makeover because the GPU itself is based on a new architecture called RDNA. You can find out how well the AMD Radeon RX 5700 performed in our review.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | AMD Radeon RX 5700 (Desktop) | 32"
Total War: Three Kingdoms Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Total War: Three Kingdoms Laptop and Desktop Benchmarks

Great battles, high demands. Total War: Three Kingdoms pits you as one of twelve legendary warlords to unite a torn China under a new dynasty during an era of three empires. Do not underestimate the system requirements though, as the game’s graphically intensive battles push even the most powerful GPUs to their limits in UHD on the ultra preset.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Desktop GPU Review: In touching distance of the GeForce RTX 2080

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Desktop GPU Review: In touching distance of the GeForce RTX 2080

Is everything SUPER? NVIDIA is pitching its refreshed RTX line-up against AMD and its Navi series. In this review, we will take a closer look at the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Founders Edition to see not only how it stacks up against other NVIDIA RTX cards but also the Radeon RX 5700 XT.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super | 32"
Intel Cascade Lake-X shows up on UserBench. (Source: TweakTown)

10C/20T Intel Cascade Lake-X 'Glacier Falls' HEDT processor shows up on UserBench

A 10-core 20-thread Intel Cascade Lake-X CPU belonging to the Glacier Falls platform has surfaced on UserBench. Not much information is gained from the listing itself, but we do see the CPU being listed with low base and boost clo...
An overclocked AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT performs great in 3DMark Fire Strike Ultra. (Source: /u/FeelsAnimeMan on Reddit)

AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (OC) manages to beat the NVIDIA RTX 2080 in Fire Strike Ultra, shows RDNA has good overclocking potential

An overclocked AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT can give good competition to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 in synthetic benchmarks as was discovered by a Redditor who managed to crank up the 5700 XT all the way to 2.1 GHz. At this frequency, th...
Origin PC gets bought out by Corsair, will now preload iCUE software on all systems moving forward

Origin PC gets bought out by Corsair, will now preload iCUE software on all systems moving forward

The Miami-based custom PC builder just got supplier leverage and an injection of resources with the help of Corsair. Expect to see more Origin PC systems equipped with Corsair components coming soon.
CEO Lisa Su has already promised that AMD will bring more Threadripper CPUs to market. (Image source: Digital Trends)

Feasible 16 core AMD Threadripper 3000 series CPU crushes the Ryzen 9 3900X and Threadripper 2950X in multi-core workloads

Well, well, well. We might have just got our first sight of an AMD Threadripper 3000 series processor, courtesy of a posting on UserBenchmark. The processor, which we expect to see before the end of the year, is compatible with th...
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super Review: The entry-level GPU finally comes with 8 GB of VRAM

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super Review: The entry-level GPU finally comes with 8 GB of VRAM

The better RTX 2060! Nvidia launched an improved generation of its RTX GPUs shortly before AMD released its Navi-based graphics cards. We have taken a closer look at the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super Founders Edition. The decision to put 8 GB of VRAM into the RTX 2060S was definitely the right one, this much we can say for sure. To learn all the rest, read our review and take a look at the benchmarks.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super | 32"
New Nvidia High-End GPU Available: First Benchmarks of the GeForce RTX 2080 Super

New Nvidia High-End GPU Available: First Benchmarks of the GeForce RTX 2080 Super

We knew since July 2, 2019 that they were coming, and now they have arrived. The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super comes to the market with a price tag of 739 Euros ($829). The graphics card is able to beat the Nvidia Titan Xp, and th...
SteelSeries giving away Arctis Pro headsets, Apex keyboards, Rival mice, and other accessories all week

SteelSeries giving away Arctis Pro headsets, Apex keyboards, Rival mice, and other accessories all week

The Denmark-based gaming brand wants your social media clicks in return for a chance to win some of its gear. Its grand prize consists of $400 USD of fancy PC accessories with RGB lights galore.
The RTX 2080 SUPER is currently the top-end SUPER variant. (Image source: Nvidia)

Release of an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti SUPER graphics card could depend on AMD

With the latest SUPER upgrades from Nvidia joining the company’s extensive lineup of graphics cards, there has been some speculation that the green team could also release a SUPER variant of the top-end GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. Althou...
The Ryzen 9 3900X offers a good scope for undervolting. (Source: PCWorld)

Undervolted AMD Ryzen 9 3900X shown be just 23% slower while drawing 36% less power at 1.00V Vcore

The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X was shown to suffer only a nominal performance hit while drawing significantly less power when undervolted to 1.00V. Interestingly, the clock speeds across all tested Vcore voltages remained the same at 4.2 G...
South Korea produces three quarters of the world's memory chip supply. (Source:

South Korea / Japan trade war could lead to DRAM memory price spikes

As the tensions between South Korea and Japan escalate, prices for NAND and DRAM chips are primed for substantial spikes over the remainder of 2019. In the past 2 weeks, prices already increased by 15% and the demand for DDR4 RAM ...
Toshiba Memory will rebrand itself soon. (Source: Toshiba)

Toshiba announces new name for its memory division

Toshiba Memory has unveiled plans to rebrand itself in 2019. Its new name, Kioxia, is a blend of 2 different words for "memory" and "value". It will take effect from October onward.
Arcturus could be announced at SIGGRAPH in late July, but it may actually launch in early 2020. (Source: PCGamesN)

New Linux driver leak suggests AMD Arcturus will be a Vega-based professional GPU

Everybody was expecting Arcturus to be the high-end version of Navi and a true competitor for Nvidia's RTX 2080 / Ti gaming GPUs, but the latest Linux AMDGPU shader compiler code update suggests that Arcturus is more of a professi...
At this stage, some analysts suspect Amazon is unstoppable. (Source: WD Partners)

Early analysis suggests Amazon did very well on Prime Day 2019

Prime Day 2019 is now over, and the stats on it are rolling in. Preliminary analysis published by WD Partners show that the online traffic to the retail site for the event's 1st 24 hours increased 100% compared to the same average...


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