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The RTX 2080 founders' edition is rumored to come with a dual-cooler setup. (Source: Videocardz)

Alleged Nvidia RTX 2080 GPU spotted in Ashes of the Singularity benchmark

Only one week away from the official announcement of the next gen gaming GPUs powered by the Turing architecture, and the leaked benchmarks are already starting to pop up on the Internet. This time it looks like an alleged RTX 208...
Serious overclockers always use copious amounts of liquid nitrogen. (Source: HWBot)

AMD's Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 6 GHz across all cores with LN2

The Threadripper 2990WX was already pushed to 5.4 GHz last week, but it looks like there is room for more overclocking when enough liquid nitrogen is used. Overclocker Ivan Cupa managed to get all 32 cores of the 2990WX model runn...
Linux seems to do a better job of scaling up to the Threadripper 2990WX's 32 cores. (Source: Engadget)

The AMD Threadripper 2990WX shows even higher numbers when benchmarked on Linux

Phoronix has done a performance comparison of the AMD Threadripper 2990WX in Windows 10 Pro and Linux and the results show Threadripper numbers significantly lower under Windows 10 Pro than in Linux. In some tests such as 7-Zip Co...
The 2990WX was launched on August 13 and received both praise and criticism. (Source: TechGage)

AMD's new 2990WX is now the world's fastest CPU, with some caveats

AMD's Threadripper 2990WX has finally launched, and it is officially the fastest CPU in the world. With 32 cores, 64 threads, and an all core frequency of 3.4 GHz, it's a monstrous CPU. However, the path to 32 cores on the desktop...
Samsung's 16 Gb GDDR6 memory has made its way into the NVIDIA Quadro RTX GPUs. (Source: Samsung)

The NVIDIA Quadro RTX GPUs feature Samsung's 16 Gigabit GDDR6 memory

The NVIDIA Quadro RTX GPUs implement Samsung's latest 16 Gigabit GDDR6 memory. The enhanced bandwidth of GDDR6 helps in improved performance and memory efficiency while consuming 35% less power. The Quadro RTX is the first product...
Zotac's BI329 makes for an excellent HTPC solution that can eventually be upgraded. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac presents BI329 mini PC featuring Gemini Lake CPUs

The new BI329 mini PC is Zotac's latest model dedicated to the HTPC and IoT markets. It comes in three variants: a barebones one without RAM and storage, one with 4 GB RAM and 120 GB SSD, and a Windows variant that has 4 GB of RAM...
The GeForce RTX 2080 name is almost confirmed. (Source: AdoredTV on YouTube)

NVIDIA teaser video almost confirms the GeForce RTX 20xx nomenclature

Shortly on the heels of unveiling the Quadro RTX cards at SIGGRAPH 2018, NVIDIA released a new teaser video for the upcoming 'GeForce Gaming Celebration' event. The teaser drops quite a few hints, which indicate that the upcoming ...
A team of researchers has found that it is possible to compromise a Mac during its initial boot. (Source: CGTrader)

Black Hat USA briefing indicates possible set-up exploits in enterprise-level Macs

Macs are more or less impervious to hacking, right? Not any more, according to two cybersecurity researchers during a briefing at the Black Hat USA Conference 2018. However, the attacks involved are difficult to achieve and need t...
Intel quietly unveils family of NUCs equipped with new Bean Lake CPUs and Iris GPUs (Source: Intel)

Intel quietly launches family of NUCs equipped with Bean Canyon CPUs and Iris GPUs

The barebones NUC with Core i5-8259U CPU is now shipping for just under $400 USD with the promise of Optane support, Hyper-Threading, and an integrated Iris Plus Graphics 655 GPU.
Intel launched the Core i9 series as a response to AMD's 8 core flagship the 1800X (Source: DigiWorthy)

Intel's Core i9-9900k is rumored to have an all core turbo of 4.7 GHz

Intel is rumored to release its octa core i9-9900k in October with an all core turbo of 4.7 GHz, which is the fastest stock clock speed that has ever been offered on an eight core CPU on either the AMD Zen or Intel Core architectu...
The NVIDIA GTX 2080 Founders Edition might sport a dual-fan cooler. (Source: Videocardz)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 11xx/20xx latest rumor roundup

As we inch closer to the launch of NVIDIA's next generation GPUs, fresh rumors and leaks have started cropping up on the web. New info points to a possibility of a dual-fan Founders Edition and ray tracing capabilities in the top-...
Turing has been rumored to be the next Nvidia architecture for several months now. (Source: TechRadar)

PC Channel AdoredTV leaks information on new Nvidia 2000 series

AdoredTV, a PC analyst and reviewer, has claimed to have obtained information on Turing from an Nvidia employee. The reviewer previously railed against the idea Nvidia would call their new series 2000 instead of 1000 and was initi...
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X (16 core, 32 threads) Review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X (16 core, 32 threads) Review

Heavy Metal by AMD! AMD has released its new generation of Threadripper APUs following the successful launch of its second-generation Ryzen desktop APUs. The new Threadripper series not only makes incremental improvements over the last generation but also introduces Ryzen APUs with up to 32 cores and 64 threads. These new APUs are AMD’s shot at capturing the high-performance processor crown, something that will no doubt put pressure on Intel. We will be focusing on the Ryzen Threadripper 2950X in this review and establish whether this 16-core APU is worth the investment.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X | AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 | 32"
List of NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro cards for EEC certification. (Source: Videocardz)

Next gen NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro SKUs show up for EEC certification

A bevy of new NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro cards were spotted on the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) website. While the certification entries themselves do not reveal much about the cards, this is one of the last stages before the...
Zotac ZBox CI660 Nano is world's most powerful fanless mini PC

Zotac ZBox CI660 Nano uses just one big heat sink to cool a Core i7-8550U CPU

The ZBox CI660 Nano promises to be the world's most powerful fanless mini PC. Expect a completely silent experience from the system as a result with performance on par with modern Ultrabooks. No prices have been announced.
Unlike most previous NUC solutions from Intel, the Crimson Canyon mini PCs are semi-barebone models that come with soldered RAM and included HDDs.  (Source: SimplyNUC)

Intel Crimson Canyon NUC complete specs and release date unveiled

The Crimson Canyon NUCs are meant for users who do not really intend to upgrade their systems, as the RAM is soldered and there is already an HDD included. Users may still choose among 4 or 8 GB of LPDDR4-2666, however, there is o...
MAXSUN's next gen flagship graphics card features a custom triple-fan cooler with RGB lights. (Source: WCCFTech)

Next gen triple-fan Nvidia GeForce GTX custom card teased by MAXSUN

Even though the first custom AIB models for the next gen Nvidia GeForce GTX GPUs are supposed to be announced in early September, MAXSUN - a relatively new Nvidia AIB partner - teased what seems to be like a next generation flagsh...
The Core i9-9900K will be Intel's first 8-core/16-thread mainstream CPU. (Source: FunkyKit)

Gigabyte confirms Intel 9000-series CPUs will work on existing motherboards

The gen 9 Core CPUs from Intel were rumored to be launched this October, but it was not clear if they will only work on the new Z390 motherboards. A recent Gigabyte clarification post revealed that the upcoming CPUs will also be s...
The 2nd generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are now available for pre-order. (Source: AMD)

AMD takes wraps off the 2nd generation Threadrippers, pre-orders start today

AMD has announced that its latest HEDT CPUs, the Ryzen Threadripper 2, are available for pre-order starting today for a retail launch on August 13. The second generation Ryzen Threadrippers come in multiple SKUs targeting differen...
Ryzen's market share has overtaken that of Coffee Lake. (Source: AMD Twitter)

Ryzen beat Coffee Lake for CPU market share in July

Ryzen is possibly the most prominent form of competition for the Coffee Lake family of chipsets. However, the Intel CPUs have dominated the market since the release of both lines. Now, however, Ryzen appears to have opened a lead ...
NVIDIA GTX 1180/2080 PCB shot showing the GPU area. (Source: Baidu)

Alleged pictures of the NVIDIA GTX 1180/2080 PCB surface online

Alleged pictures of what is likely to be the PCB of the upcoming NVIDIA GTX 1180/2080 GPU have cropped up online and reveal quite a few interesting details. The new GPU will feature either 8 GB or 16 GB of GDDR6 VRAM, an 8+2-phase...
AMD announces new semi-custom Ryzen SoC for Chinese PC makers (Source: AMD)

AMD announces new semi-custom Ryzen SoC for Chinese PC makers

The quad-core 3 GHz Ryzen CPU will integrate a 1.3 GHz Vega-based GPU with 24 Compute Units connected to 8 GB of GDDR5 VRAM. This particular SoC will debut on a gaming console designed specifically for the Chinese market by PC mak...
The latest ECC certificate for Manli's upcoming GPU suggests that the upcoming Nvidia GPUs will use the 20xx suffix. (Source: Youtube)

Nvidia could use the 20XX suffix for the next gen GeForce GTX GPUs after all

Initially rumored to be called GTX 20xxx, the next gen Nvidia GPU series seemed like it could actually use the 11xx suffix in the past few months. However, a new Russian ECC certificate for Manli's upcoming Nvidia GPUs informs tha...
Artifact is shaping up to be a serious contender for Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering. (Source: Steam)

Valve to launch its Artifact card game on November 28

The first Artifact public demo will be held at PAX West 2018 in early September, and participants at that event will be able to get beta keys to spread around. Artifact will launch on November 28 for US$19.99 on Steam and will fea...
The Coolermaster-designed AMD Wraith Ripper cooler for Threadripper 2 CPUs. (Source: Wccftech / Tom's Hardware)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X shown to hit 4 GHz on all 32 cores...on air!

AMD will be supplying new Wraith Ripper coolers designed by Coolermaster that will allow the Threadripper 2990X to hit 4 GHz on all 32 cores on air. This was demonstrated during an AMD event recently held in Maranello, Italy. Gett...
The Core i9-9900K will launch this year after all. (Source: PCBuildersClub)

Fresh leaks confirm Intel Core i9-9900K, Core i7-9700K, Core i5-9600K, and Core i5-9400 launch in October 2018

Turns out that the recent XFastest leak about the 9th generation Intel 'Coffee Lake-S Refresh' was a bit outdated. New slides have emerged that confirm the 9th gen CPU launch in Q3 2018 itself. Adding credence to this is another r...
The AMD B450 chipset is now official. (Source: Anandtech)

AMD officially unveils the Ryzen B450 chipset

AMD, today, unveiled the B450 chipset aimed at mainstream Ryzen customers. The B450 offers good value for money while also offering some of the features of the more expensive X470 chipset. The B450 chipset is compatible with all R...
Besides the usual Threadripper models ending in X, AMD's site also mentions two WX models that are rumored to come with higher clocks and included watercoolers. (Source: AMD)

AMD Threadripper 2970X & 2950X specs leaked

HWBOT leaked the core count, TDP and base clocks for the Threadripper 2970X and 2050X CPU models. AMD also mentions the existence of 2990WX and 2970WX models and these are rumored to feature watercoolers. There should also be a 12...
The Intel Core i9-9900K might debut only in Q1 2019. (Source: HotHardware)

Leaked slides point to arrival of Intel Core i9-9900K in Q1 2019, Basin Falls Refresh 'Cascade Lake X' to debut in Q4 2018

Leaked slides have revealed that Intel's 9th generation 'Coffee Lake-S Refresh' CPUs such as the Core i9-9900K will be available from Q1 2019. This comes as a surprise as we've been expecting a September 2018 launch so far. The sl...
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X gets listed on CanadaComputers. (Source: Videocardz)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X gets listed online for US$1835

The 32-core 64-thread AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X gets a listing on CanadaComputers for CA$2,399 or around US$1,835. This is in line with the Cyberport listing last month that showed the price at €1,509. The listing also shows th...
Asus has a bevy of new Z390 motherboards on the anvil. (Source: Wccftech)

List of new Asus Z390 'Coffee Lake-S Refresh' motherboards revealed

A list of Asus motherboards that will sport the upcoming Intel Z390 chipset were revealed in an Asus support document. The Z390 is spread across the Maximus XI, Strix, Prime, TUF, and Dragon brands.
Custom versions for the mid-range, mid-high and flagship next gen GPUs should hit the market throughout the month of September. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia's next gen GTX GPU wattage, memory and pricing details sent to AIB partners

WCCFTech's sources inform that the GTX 1060 successor should feature 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM and will be launched in late September for around US$500, while the GTX 1070 successor would also get 8 GB VRAM, but will be launched in mid-Sept...
We could see 10nm CPUs by holiday 2019. (Source: Anandtech)

Expect systems powered by Intel 10nm chips in shelves by holiday 2019

Systems powered by Intel 10nm CPUs might hit shelves just in time for the holiday season in 2019. The 10nm part will first be made available to client systems followed by datacenter products. However, Intel feels that 14nm will co...
The H310 chipset can support the upcoming Intel 9th gen CPUs as well. (Source: Videocardz)

The Intel Core i9-9900K and the Core i7-9700K will be compatible with H310 boards as well

ASRock has started putting stickers on the packaging of its H310 motherboards indicating that the upcoming 8 core Intel CPUs such as the Core i9-9900K and the Core i7-9700K are supported by the H310 chipset as well along with the ...
BridgeOS in the Apple T2 chip is causing some instances of kernel panics in the iMac Pro and MacBook Pro. (Source: Digital Trends)

Apple T2 chip causing kernel panics in few 2018 MacBook Pros and iMac Pros

Owners of the iMac Pro and the new 2018 MacBook Pro have turned to Apple forums to report several instances of kernel panics, which trace back to BridgeOS found in the Apple T2 chip. The T2 chip provides support for secure boot, e...
The Core i9-9900K will feature a soldered IHS. (Source: Optimum Tech)

No delidding needed: Intel Core i9-9900K and Core i7-9700K to come with a soldered IHS

The upcoming Intel 9th generation 'Coffee Lake-S' CPUs will feature a soldered integrated heat spreader instead of a thermal compound. However, this will be limited to only the 8-core Core i9-9900K and the Core i7-9700K while the ...
Even though the crypto market went through a rough patch in the last two quarters, AMD's GPU sales are down only 4 %. (Source: AMD)

AMD announces highest revenues in 7 years despite crypto market decline

The Q2 2018 financial report presents revenues totaling US$1.75 billion, of which US$166 million represents net profits. Year over year comparison points out to a 64% increase, even though total revenues are down 3% compared to Q1...
Intel plans to release the Copper Lake family a few months before the Ice Lake models. (Source: SegmentNext)

Intel's Scalable Xeon CPUs to arrive by 2020

According to a leak roadmap presented by Intel at the Chinese University of Changsha City, The Ice Lake scalable processors were pushed to 2020 due to some 10 nm fabrication process issues. Meanwhile, Intel will launch the Copper ...
The Intel Core i7-9700K will not feature Hyperthreading. (Source: Overclock3D)

Intel Core i7-9700K appears in first benchmarks, Hyperthreading to be a Core i9-exclusive feature in future Intel CPUs

The Intel Core i7-9700K made its way to the SiSoftware database and looks like it will be a non-Hyperthreaded part. Intel looks to reserve Hyperthreading for the Core i9 SKU from the next generation onwards, which makes the Core i...
The latest Bluetooth vulnerability affects smartphones as well as laptops integrating Intel/Broadcom/Qualcomm Bluetooth-enabled hardware. (Source: Cubot Blog)

New critical Bluetooth exploit discovered

The latest Bluetooth vulnerability may affect many more devices than last year's BlueBorne, because it can affect smartphones as well as laptops that integrate Apple, Google, Intel, Broadcom or Qualcomm hardware. Due to insufficie...
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Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

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The Acer Nitro N50-100 features an AMD Ryzen 5 2500X CPU. (Source: HotHardware)

The AMD Ryzen 5 2500X makes an appearance in the Acer Nitro N50-100 gaming desktop

Acer Slovakia seems to have published the details of the Nitro 50-100 gaming desktop tower that features the AMD Ryzen 5 2500X processor. The Ryzen 5 2500X and the Ryzen 3 2300X were not mentioned during the Ryzen 2 unveiling maki...
Nvidia informed its AIB partners that the new GTX 11 series will be launched in waves. (Source: ToolsAndroid)

Nvidia GTX 11 series release schedule already sent to AIB partners

It looks like Nvidia's AIB partners have already been notified about the upcoming GTX 11 launch schedule. First to launch will be the GTX 1180 flagship at the end of August. Then after 1 month the overclocked GTX 1180 cards will b...
Details of the upcoming 8-core Intel 9000-series CPUs. (Source: Coolaler)

Details of the Intel Core i9-9900K leak — 8C/16T with 5 GHz boost clock

Details of new 8-core 16-thread Intel Coffee Lake CPUs have leaked online. The top-end Core i9-9900K can boost up to 5 GHz out of the box and has a TDP of 95W. The other SKUs in the lineup include the 8-core Core i7-9700K and the ...
Cloud revenue was attributed as playing a key role in Microsoft's strong fourth quarter results. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft passes US$100 billion yearly revenue and posts impressive fourth quarter results on strong cloud performance

Microsoft has released a strong set of financial results for the fourth quarter of the 2017/2018 financial year and equally impressive results for the full fiscal 2017/2018 year. Growth was strongest in cloud services (matching th...
The upcoming GTX 1170 should be revealed this August along with the GTX 1180 and the GTX 1160 models. (Source: PCMRace)

Nvidia GTX 1170 beats GTX 1080 Ti in latest alleged benchmarks

The leaked 3DMark picture shows some outstanding specs for the GTX 1170, besides the benchmark score. Apparently, the next gen GPU will come with as much as 16 GB of GGDR6 VRAM running at 2.5 GHz, which already sounds a bit exagge...
HP's Z2 Mini series has some of the most compact workstations on the market right now. (Source: Anandtech)

HP launches Z2 Mini G4 small form-factor workstations

The fourth generation Z2 Mini workstation series from HP is bringing refreshed specs like the Intel 8000-series desktop CPUs and the more advanced Xeon E 2100-series for professional designers. The new SFF systems support up to 32...
The first half of 2018 was not kind to TSMC due to the crypto market downfall, but the end of the year is expected to bring big profits from GPU and mobile chip demands. (Source: TechSpot)

TSMC to see record revenues over GTX 11 GPU / smartphone chip demand

The latest financial report coming from TSMC reveals that the Taiwanese company experienced some revenue problems in the first half of 2018 due to the crypto market depreciation, but the foundries are expecting substantial profits...
The Samsung C43J89 is a 3840x1200 32:10 curved monitor with a 120 Hz refresh rate. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung announces the C43J89 — a 43-inch 32:10 ultra-wide curved gaming monitor

The C43J89 is Samsung's new ultra-wide monitor that boasts a resolution of 3840x1200 in a 120Hz 43-inch VA panel. Coming in both business and gaming variants, the C43J89 supports a host of connectivity options, offers a 99% FOV, a...
AMD and Nvidia GPUs see additional price cuts of up to 18%

AMD and Nvidia GPUs see additional price cuts of up to 18%

DIY gamers should be thrilled for the latest GPU price drops, however, this also means that the overstocks may further delay the launch of the next gen models. Since the crypto market saw the sharp depreciation earlier this spring...

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