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SK hynix Platinum P41 PCIe NVMe Gen 4.0 SSD (Source: SK hynix)

The SK hynix Platinum P41 flagship PCIe NVMe SSD hits Amazon

Yesterday, SK hynix has finally unleashed its first Gen 4.0 SSD with a 176-NAND layer, namely the Platinum P41. As unveiled back in early January, it is available in 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB versions. The prices start at US$104.99 a...
Codrut Nistor, 20 May 2022 23:53
IFA hypes its 2022 tickets. (Source: IFA)

IFA announces a return to Berlin in September 2022

The IFA tech trade show is now set to return to an in-person format set in its traditional Berlin venue in 2022. The conference will take place at the start of September of this year. Its organizers are celebrating this announceme...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 May 2022 20:06
World's first mini PC with Radeon RX 6650M dGPU (Image Source: MINISFORUM)

MINISFORUM announces the Neptune HX90G mini PC with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX APU and RX 6650M dGPU

The new Neptune series is advertised as the world's first mini PC lineup with AMD RDNA2 dGPUs. MINISFORUM is planning to first release a Ryzen 9 5900HX + Radeon RX 6650M model, followed by Ryzen 9 6900HX and Intel Alder Lake varia...
Bogdan Solca, 20 May 2022 17:38
TSMC expected to announce plans for its 1.4 nm production nodes next month

TSMC expected to announce plans for its 1.4 nm production nodes next month

With the first 2 nm chips planned for a 2025 release, TSMC could theoretically ready the 1.4 nm nodes by 2028. Samsung will most likely come up with a similar node around the same time, while Intel will try to get ahead of the gam...
Bogdan Solca, 20 May 2022 17:14
The latest Hitman 3 update will deliver ray-tracing features on PC (Image source: IO Interactive)

Hitman 3 set to receive ray traced shadows and reflections, plus DLSS and FSR: demands a GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER as the min spec GPU

Hitman 3 is set to receive its DLSS and ray-tracing update shortly. The free update will add ray-traced shadows and reflections to the game, alongside DLSS 2.0 and FSR 1.0 upscaling. AMD's new FSR 2.0 won't be part of the package,...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 20 May 2022 16:50
TeaserPlay's concept trailer leverages a wide range of Unreal Engine 5 features (Image source: Rockstar Games)

GTA: San Andreas gets a stunning concept trailer remake in Unreal 5, offers a peek at what next-gen Grand Theft Auto could look like

YouTuber Teaserplay outed a stunning concept trailer for what GTA: San Andreas could look like if it was built on Unreal Engine 5. The trailer leverages a range of UE5 features, including MetaHuman, Lumen, and Nanite. The trailer ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 20 May 2022 15:30
High-end Zen 4 motherboards incoming. (Image Source: PHG.ru)

AMD rumored to announce Zen 4 X670 Extreme chipset at Computex next week

The high-end X670 Extreme chipset is supposed to be featured on the most expensive AM5 motherboards, and AMD is apparently forcing PCIe 5.0-only support for GPU and storage on these models. The X670 models, on the other hand, coul...
Bogdan Solca, 19 May 2022 22:22
The GeForce GTX 1630 is supposedly Nvidia's upcoming ultra-affordable desktop graphics card (image via Unsplash)

Updated | Nvidia GeForce GTX 1630 reportedly in the works with a TU117 GPU, GDDR6 memory and a sub US$200 price tag

Nvidia is said to be working on a new low-end desktop graphics card called the GeForce GTX 1630. It is said to be a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti successor and aims to compete with AMD's Radeon RX 6500 XT and Radeon 6400. Update 19/05/...
Anil Ganti, 19 May 2022 11:10
AMD's Ryzen 7000

24-core AMD Ryzen 9 7950X spearheads alleged Raphael SKU price leak with Zen 4 preparing for Raptor Lake face-off

A supposed AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” price list has surfaced on Weibo, which also offers some scant details about the SKU designations and even core/thread count for the top-end part. Apparently, the Ryzen 9 7950X will have 24 core...
Daniel R Deakin, 19 May 2022 10:27
Budget solution with 2019-level performance. (Image Source: MINISFORUM)

DeskMini UM350 with Manjaro Linux is MINISFORUM's most affordable mini PC yet at US$299

US$299 gets you a Ryzen 5 3550H with Vega 8 iGPU plus 256 GB of SSD storage, but no RAM. For US100 more you can also get 16 GB of RAM and up the storage to 512 GB, however. Manjaro Linux is also streamlined to work on budget solu...
Bogdan Solca, 18 May 2022 19:04
The ConceptD 500 comes in one colour option. (Image source: Acer)

Acer ConceptD 500: Desktop PC debuts with up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics

Acer has revealed the ConceptD 500, a stylish desktop PC packed with powerful components. Launching in September, the ConceptD will be available with a choice of NVIDIA GPUs, up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 processor and 128 GB of ...
Alex Alderson, 18 May 2022 17:36
The ConceptD 100 will start at €999 when it arrives this September in Europe. (Image source: Acer)

Acer ConceptD 100: Compact desktop PC revealed for €999 with Intel Alder Lake processors and NVIDIA GPUs

Acer has showcased the ConceptD 100, a small desktop PC that ships with either an NVIDIA T400 or NVIDIA T1000 GPU. Also, the 137.4 x 373 x 359 mm contains an Intel Alder Lake processor and up to 128 GB of RAM.
Alex Alderson, 18 May 2022 17:27
Acer has unveiled a new all-in-one PC with powerful hardware from Intel and Nvidia (image via Acer)

Acer Veriton Vero all-in-one PC announced with Intel Alder Lake processors, recycled plastic chassis, retractable webcam, and more

The Acer Veriton Vero has just been unveiled. Its key specs include a 24-inch FHD screen, 12th-generation Intel Alder Lake processors, an Nvidia GeForce MX 550, 64 GB RAM, 2 TB storage and a 5 MP webcam. Prices start at US$799 in ...
Anil Ganti, 18 May 2022 15:45
The RTX 40 series is rumoured to kick off this summer, unlike its predecessor. (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090: Alleged specifications surface with 16,128 CUDA cores, a 450 W TGP, over a 1 TB/s memory bandwidth and not all the AD102 die

According to reports, NVIDIA has settled on the AD102-300 die for the RTX 4090, the company's next flagship desktop graphics card. Supposedly, the RTX 4090 will deliver 126 Streaming Multiprocessors (SMs), a few short of the AD102...
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 21:12
Zotac RTX 3090 Ti AMP Extreme Holo Review. (Image Source: Zotac)

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Ti AMP Extreme Holo Review: 4K gaming monstrosity with a price to match

The GPU we deserve but not the one we need. The RTX 3090 Ti arrives at an interesting juncture — at a time when the GPU stock situation is gradually easing up and also in the wake of new architectures from Nvidia and AMD expected later this year. The Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 Ti AMP Extreme Holo seeks to unleash the full might of the complete GA102 GPU. We evaluate how well this card performs in our suite of tests when compared with current Nvidia and AMD flagships.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti | 28.00"
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 16 May 2022 08:43
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Nvidia's upcoming RTX 4000 graphics cards could be weeks away from launch (image via Unsplash)

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4000 series could be launched earlier than initially anticipated

Industry insider @kopite7kimi has revealed that Nvidia could unveil the RTX 4000 series of graphics cards in the early days of Q3, 2022. They could likely be announced in July and hit shelves in the following weeks.
Anil Ganti, 15 May 2022 17:35
The 2000 Pro with its new spokesperson. (Source: Jackery)

Jackery's Solar Generator 2000 Pro launches as the OEM's fastest solar-charging power station yet

The Solar Generator 2000 Pro is the latest outdoors/backup generator from Jackery that can charge using solar panels. In fact, the OEM asserts that it can re-charge to 100% in this way in just 2.5 hours - so long as enough new sam...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 15 May 2022 17:26
The Intel Alder Lake-HX mobile processors can keep up with, and even surpass, the best Rocket Lake desktop CPUs. (Image source: Intel - edited)

Intel's Core i7-12650HX mobile CPU is so powerful it surpasses the fastest Rocket Lake desktop chips on UserBenchmark

Some of Intel’s Alder Lake-HX mobile processors have appeared on UserBenchmark, delivering powerful performances that rival the previous generation’s fastest desktop parts. The Intel Core i7-12650HX is the pick of the bunch at the...
Daniel R Deakin, 14 May 2022 09:30
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodhunt in review: Notebook and desktop benchmarks

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodhunt in review: Notebook and desktop benchmarks

Battle Royale with vampire powers. Bloodhunt lets players who like to compete with human opponents immerse themselves in the world of Vampire: The Masquerade. We took a closer look at the hardware hunger of the multiplayer title.
Florian Glaser, 14 May 2022 04:17
Alleged screenshots of a new Silent Hill game have surfaced online (image via Comicbook.com)

A new Silent Hill game is reportedly in the works

A reputable industry insider has leaked two-year-old screenshots of a yet-to-be-released Silent Hill game. Konami indirectly confirmed the legitimacy of the said screenshots by issuing a copyright strike. The game will also send ...
Anil Ganti, 13 May 2022 20:35
EA has announced that the Dead Space remake will be ready by early 2023 (image via own)

The Dead Space Remake finally has a release date

The official Dead Space Twitter handle has confirmed that the game will be launched on January 27, 2023. Development seems to be going on in full swing, with the developers showcasing the progress in a livestream.
Anil Ganti, 13 May 2022 14:33
Zen 4 will feature generous amounts of 3D V-Cache. (Image Source: AMD)

Latest Zen 4 leaks: 8-core Ryzen 7000X CPU pops up on OpenBenchmarking, estimated performance gains over Zen 3 revealed by MLID

The OpenBenchmarking database entries show an 8-core Ryzen 7000X model that can boost to 5.21 GHz, while MLID reports 28-37% Zen 4 single-core performance increase with even higher multi-thread gains over existing Zen 3 models.
Bogdan Solca, 13 May 2022 13:12
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57 new external reviews +
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Elden Ring's sales figures greatly exceed Namco Bandai's expectations (image via From Software)

Elden Ring sold over 13 million copies within a month of its release

Namco Bandai's earnings report states that Elden Ring sold over 13.4 million copies by March 2022, just a month after its release. That figure is over three times of the company's projected sales figure of 4 million
Anil Ganti, 11 May 2022 15:33
The Radeon RX 6750 XT offers Game Clock and memory speed improvements over the RX 6700 XT. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD looks to dethrone Nvidia in 1080p and 1440p gaming with the new Radeon RX 6750 XT and RX 6650 XT

AMD launched the RX 6750 XT and the RX 6650 XT today targeting 1440p and 1080p gamers, respectively. The RX 6750 XT looks to take on the Nvidia RTX 3070 while the RX 6650 XT aims for the RTX 3060 12 GB. Both cards offer higher Gam...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 10 May 2022 15:11
The AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT offers increased Game Clock and faster memory for US$1,099. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT launched: A viable RTX 3090 alternative, now with increased Game Clock and 335 W TBP for $1,099

AMD, today, unveiled refreshes to its RDNA 2 desktop GPU lineup. The Radeon RX 6950 XT is a refreshed Navi 21 XTX GPU with a slight bump to Game and boost clocks, increased memory speeds, support for FSR 2.0, and a 335 W TBP. The ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 10 May 2022 15:00
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Windows 11 in a new form. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft releases physical copies of Windows 11 to retail partners

Windows 11 has been officially available for half a year now. Many PC users worldwide do not need to do much to acquire this upgrade; however, for those somehow in more difficulty, physical copies have recently been spotted as ano...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 09 May 2022 18:28
The latest version of QuickMiner fully unlocks LHR-limited Ampere cards (Image source: NiceHash)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3000 series LHR mining limit gets fully bypassed: 100 percent hashrate now possible on NiceHash QuickMiner with LHR cards

NiceHash recently announced that its QuickMiner software was now capable of fully unlocking the hashrate on most Ampere LHR cards, barring the RTX 3080 12GB and the RTX 3050. This means that LHR-limited Ampere cards like the GeFor...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 09 May 2022 15:08
AMD's upcoming line of desktop processors could be unveiled in September (image voa Unsplash)

AMD Ryzen 7000 processors based on the Zen 4 architecture slated for a September 2022 launch

AMD's shiny new Ryzen 7000 Raphael series of CPUs will be launched in September 2022, according to a report from Digitimes. The Zen 4 based processors already entered mass production earlier this year, so that timeline seems plaus...
Anil Ganti, 09 May 2022 14:56
The remake features revamped visuals and gameplay (Image source: 2Unreal4Underground)

Racing classic Need For Speed: Underground 2 gets an Unreal Engine 4-powered fan remake

Youtuber Ivan Novozhilov recently shared WIP footage of 2Unreal4Underground, a complete fan remake of Need For Speed Underground 2. The Unreal 4-powered remake is a massive step up in visual quality from the sixth-gen classic. Bey...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 09 May 2022 14:07
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AMD could unveil more SAS details at Computex in June. (Image Source: Videocardz)

AMD rumored to announce Smart Access Storage tech similar to Microsoft's DirectStorage at Computex

Smart Access Storage would first be featured on select laptops like Corsair's upcoming Voyager lineup. The technology may later on be introduced to desktop PCs with the launch of the Zen 4 AM5 platform. More details should be prov...
Bogdan Solca, 06 May 2022 14:11
Is the Chromebook's heyday over already? (Source: Lenovo)

Chromebook shipments plummet from their 2021 heights in the latest PC market figures

Canalys' latest report on the PC market concludes that its shipments dropped during the first quarter of 2021 (1Q2021), albeit only by about 3%. When broken down by type, the research suggests that Chromebooks were responsible for...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 05 May 2022 23:12
The Radeon RX 7900XT card is rumored to be 4 times faster than the fastest Navi 21 models. (Image Source: Gadget Tendency)

AMD's upcoming Navi 31 high-end GPUs could be the first gaming models to feature PCIe 5.0 support

Twitter user Kepler_L2 reports that AMD's upcoming RDNA3-based Navi 31 high-end GPUs appear to offer PCIe 5.0 X16 support according to the latest AMD’s GFX11 architecture patches for Linux. Nvidia's Ada Lovelace next gen GPUs coul...
Bogdan Solca, 05 May 2022 20:47
Intel plans to roll out the Meteor Lake 14th gen processors in 2023.  (Image Source: Intel)

Rumor | Intel might ditch proprietary 7 nm process for full TSMC N5 on its 2023 Meteor Lake processors

Despite Intel's latest reports on the steady advancements with the proprietary 7 nm production nodes, industry sources close to DigiTimes claim that Intel might change the Meteor Lake blueprints to be produced exclusively on the ...
Bogdan Solca, 05 May 2022 20:13
Qualcomm launches new Qualcomm Networking Pro platforms. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm unveils its Wi-Fi 7-enabling Networking Pro series of wireless comms platforms

Qualcomm touts its latest additions to the Networking Pro series of components as the go-to solutions to complete the next generation of routers, gateways, access points and so on. This is because they are the first of their line ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 05 May 2022 19:02
An Atom 50 SSD. (Source: XPG)

XPG launches new ATOM 50-series PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSDs via Amazon in the EU

XPG pitches its latest Atom 50 M.2 2280 SSDs at those planning PC builds for their creative or professional output; then again, the ADATA brand also hints one might be ideal as new backups for their PlayStation 5 (PS5) storage. Th...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 05 May 2022 17:44
The latest Yoga AIO 7 allows users to easily change display orientation to landscape or portrait. (Image Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo announces Yoga AIO 7 desktop system with 27-inch 4K screen, AMD Ryzen 6000H processors and up to a Radeon RX 6600M dGPU

The latest all-in-one desktop system from Lenovo features a 4K LCD screen than can be easily reoriented in portrait or landscape mode, a JBL sound system and powerful specs such as the latest AMD Ryzen 6000H APUs coupled with LPDD...
Bogdan Solca, 05 May 2022 13:00
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Tiny but competent. The Geekom Mini IT8 is a compact desktop. Despite its tiny footprint, it packs some decent power thanks to its quad-core CPU and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 iGPU. However, its older chipset limits its capabilities, particularly with regard to gaming.
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Zen 4 is almost here. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD updates Zen 4 roadmap: “Raphael” Ryzen 7000X desktop processors releasing 2H 2022, 55+ W TDP “Dragon Range” lineup for extreme gaming laptops and 35-45 W “Phoenix” models for thin and light laptops scheduled for 2023

As expected, the Ryzen 7000X desktop processors will launch in Q3-Q4 this year with a 65+ W TDP and support for DDR5 / PCIe 5.0. However, it looks like the mobile sector is in for a big shake-up. AMD mentions the launch of 55+ W T...
Bogdan Solca, 04 May 2022 14:41
AMD's RDNA3-based GPUs should not begin arriving until towards the end of 2022. (Image source: AMD)

New AMD Navi 31, Navi 32 and Navi 33 GPU details emerge with up to 12,288 Stream Processors for rumoured RX 7900 XT

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Alex Alderson, 02 May 2022 23:02
Ocarina of Time is now playable at 60 FPS on PC (Image source: Screenrant)

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time gets a full-fledged PC port, hitting 60 FPS for the first time

The unofficial Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time PC port recently received support for a 60 FPS framerate update, significantly improving the gameplay experience from the N64 original. The port doesn't use reverse-engineered source...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 01 May 2022 16:12
According to Intel's CEO, the chip shortage could persist well into 2024 (Image source: @PGelsinger)

Intel’s Pat Gelsinger expects chip shortage to last well into 2024: Lovelace, RX 7000, and ARC GPUs could continue to cost immense amounts

In an interview with CNBC, Intel's CEO Pat Gelsinger stated that he expects the global silicon shortage will end by 2024. While a clear timeframe is welcome, this means that upcoming graphics cards from NVIDIA, Intel, and AMD coul...
Arjun Krishna Lal, 01 May 2022 14:57
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A successful Borderlands spin-off. You can tell that Tiny Tina's Wonderlands doesn't take itself seriously after the first few seconds. Read on to know more about the technology and graphics requirements in our benchmark tests.
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Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
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Some owners of a new Mac Studio have an issue with high-pitched fan noise (Image: Apple)

Apple Mac Studio users complain about annoying high-frequency fan noise

The Mac Studio configuration with the Apple M1 Max SoC in particular seems to be plagued by an irritating high-pitched noise, which may be caused by the cooling fan that is built into Apple's latest desktop computer.
Enrico Frahn, 28 Apr 2022 23:59
Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6500 XT

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Budget Navi graphics card! AMD has been gradually expanding its Navi lineup while also catering to customers with tighter budgets when it comes to the latest RDNA2 graphics cards. The AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT is an affordable 1080p gaming graphics card. However, AMD has cut back significantly in terms of technical specifications. We'll take a closer look at what can nonetheless be expected when it comes to performance.
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X | AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT | 32.00"
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Graphics cards using AMD's upcoming RDNA3-based Navi 31 and Navi 32 GPUs will be launched separately (image via AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT could offer a 130% performance uplift over the Radeon RX 6900 XT thanks to its multi-die Navi 31 GPU

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The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D has 8 cores, 16 threads, and it can reach up to 4.5 GHz. (Image source: AMD)

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The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D has become the highest-ranked processor from Team Red on UserBenchmark in terms of average bench. However, this still leaves the Ryzen 7 5800X3D in the somewhat lowly position of 15th place, as the highly c...
Daniel R Deakin, 27 Apr 2022 21:12
New information about Nvidia's upcoming RTX 4000 series of graphics cards has emerged online (image via Nvidia)

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Renowned leaker Kopite7kimi has revealed that Nvidia is working on 900W TGP graphics card that has 48 GB of 24 Gbps VRAM and uses a AD102 GPU. Alternatively, the GeForce RTX 4080 and RTX 4070 will feature 16 GB/12 GB of VRAM and ...
Anil Ganti, 27 Apr 2022 16:01
The GamePad Elite Edition. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi teases the Gamepad Elite Edition, a cross-platform controller rated for "somatosensory" control and a linear motor

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Deirdre O'Donnell, 26 Apr 2022 14:55
Diablo Immortal is coming to PC, Android and iOS soon (image via Blizzard)

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Blizzard has announcd that Diablo Immortal will be available for download on Android and iOS devices on June 2. The game is coming to PC, too, with the open beta starting at the same time. Pre-registrations are live on Blizzard's ...
Anil Ganti, 25 Apr 2022 18:30

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