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The Navi 10-based Radeon RX 5700 series should be available in July. (Image source: AWX)

Navi 12, 14, 21, and Lite variants of AMD's latest GPU range revealed in Linux driver code; RX 5800 could take on the GeForce RTX 2080

References to Navi 10, 12, 14, and 21 have appeared in lines of Linux driver code. AMD has already revealed the Navi 10-based RX 5700 XT and RX 5700, and it seems that there will be quite a few more GPUs to be released down the ro...
Dell G7 17 7790 (i7-8750H, RTX 2070 Max-Q) Laptop Review

85% Dell G7 17 7790 (i7-8750H, RTX 2070 Max-Q) Laptop Review

Now with blue heat pipes. The latest mid-range gaming laptop from Dell incorporates features from both the entry-level G3 series and the higher-end Alienware series. Even so, the system is relatively heavy and even heavier than the 17.3-inch Alienware m17 by several hundred grams.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 17.3" | 3.2 kg
Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang has announced it is making its GPUs compatible with ARM. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia partnering with ARM on exascale supercomputers

Nvidia is once again partnering with ARM, however this time around it plans to further its plans to support the rise of exascale computing. The two companies have partnered on Nvidia's Tegra chips and on the custom processor power...
How to correctly set your Razer laptop to High Performance mode — and it's not through Windows

There is a huge CPU performance difference between Balanced and High Performance modes on the Razer Blade Pro 17

Strangely enough, the Razer Blade Pro 17 is set to Balanced mode by default instead of High Performance. The problem is that High Performance mode offers significantly faster CPU clock rates than Balanced mode and it's not entirel...
Gigabyte Aorus 15-SA (Core i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti, 144 Hz FHD) Laptop Review

86% Gigabyte Aorus 15-SA (Core i7-9750H, GTX 1660 Ti, 144 Hz FHD) Laptop Review

An all-round gamer. The Gigabyte Aorus 15-SA handles all modern triple-A games with ease thanks to its Core i7-9750H processor, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU and 16 GB RAM. Gigabyte complements this with a 512 GB NVMe SSD and a 15.6-inch 144 Hz IPS panel. However, the latter has low maximum brightness, while the 15-SA suffers from poor battery life and lacks ports like Thunderbolt 3.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
The Asus Vivobook 14 and Vivobook 15 refreshes are now available in India. (Source: Asus)

Asus launches the Vivobook 14 X412 and the Vivobook 15 X512 in India with Intel Whiskey Lake and NVIDIA MX250 options

Asus has introduced refreshes of the Vivobook 14 and Vivobook 15 in the Indian market. Both the Vivobooks feature Intel Whiskey Lake processors and offer NVIDIA GeForce MX230/MX250 GPU options as well. A backlit keyboard and a Win...
Alienware m15 P79F (i7-8750H, RTX 2070 Max-Q, OLED) Review

85% Alienware m15 P79F (i7-8750H, RTX 2070 Max-Q, OLED) Review

OLED comeback. OLED is amazing, but it's not the holy grail of display technologies. A few key disadvantages outside of the pricier MSRP mean there are still good reasons to choose IPS depending on your usage scenario.
Intel Core i7-8750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
A mock-up of how the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Founders Edition could look like. (Image source: Videocardz)

NVIDIA RTX 20 Super series to launch in mid-July

With NVIDIA apparently announcing its GeForce RTX 20 Super series next week, multiple insider sources are pointing towards a mid-July launch. Specifications for the three Desktop GPUs have now been confirmed too.
The Dell XPS 15 7590 can be configured with a touchscreen panel. (Image source: Dell)

Dell XPS 15 7590 should start shipping by early July

The Dell XPS 15 7590 laptop is getting closer to finally being in the eager hands of expectant buyers. According to a recent tweet from XPS chief Frank Azor, shipments of the device should begin in the first week of July, although...
Lenovo IdeaPad S340-14IWL

85% Lenovo IdeaPad S340 (i7-8550U, MX230) Laptop Review

Solid companion. In its current incarnation, the IdeaPad S340 presents itself with an attractive design and good hardware equipment. The optional dedicated MX graphics unit is a nice equipment feature that offers a bit more graphics performance. In this review, we evaluate how the Lenovo IdeaPad S340 with Nvidia GeForce MX230 turns out.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce MX230 | 14" | 1.6 kg
Nvidia is preparing for a SUPER summer, as the launch of the improved RTX GPU lineup is looming closer.  (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia's SUPER lineup will include new RTX 2080 Ti and 2070 Ti GPUs

Fresh WCCFTech insider info reveals that the SUPER lineup is not a mere refresh for the existing RTX GPUs. There will be new Ti versions with completely new unlocked chips featuring more CUDA cores and faster GDDR6 memory launchin...
The introduction of the Super range could force price cuts on the GeForce RTX 20 series. (Image source: Firstpost)

Rumored Nvidia Super graphics card prices should lead to super price drops for current GeForce RTX 20-series cards

Nvidia’s Super range of graphics cards could soon be upon us and there has been some speculation about how much the new products could cost. Along with that, there is a rumor that the current GeForce RTX 20-series cards will recei...
Nvidia has released a fully ray-traced version of Quake II. (Source: Nvidia)

Quake II RTX demo is live on Steam, yours to own for $5

Nvidia has released a remastered version of the classic FPS Quake II designed to take advantage of its RTX series graphics cards. The new version of the game is the first in the world that is fully path-traced giving it unpreceden...
Razer Blade 15 vs. MSI GS65 RTX Edition: Sorry MSI, but Razer has the edge yet again

Razer Blade 15 vs. MSI GS65 RTX Edition: Sorry MSI, but Razer has the edge yet again

Slightly cooler, slightly quieter, slightly smaller, and slightly faster — the little things all add up for a more favorable experience on the Razer Blade 15.
NVIDIA may disappoint fans with its Super series lineup. (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA's mysterious GPUs are looking increasingly less "Super"

The NVIDIA "Something super is coming..." video has been watched over 325,000 times in just over two weeks. Unfortunately, multiple sources have pointed towards the Super series being little more than a minor RTX 20 series refresh...
Asus Zephyrus G GA502DU with Ryzen 7 3750H and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q is only $999 right now (Source: Best Buy)

Deal | Asus Zephyrus G GA502DU with Ryzen 7 3750H and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q is only $999 right now

You'd be hard-pressed to find a gaming laptop that's as thin and attractive as the GA502DU for under $1000 USD. The rare combination of a Ryzen CPU with a GeForce Max-Q GPU can offer even better performance than the mobile GTX 106...
MSI GS65 Stealth 9SG (i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q) Laptop Review

87% MSI GS65 Stealth 9SG (i7-9750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q) Laptop Review

Now with a super-wide clickpad. MSI has refreshed its eye-catching GS65 with faster graphics, faster processors, faster refresh rate, and an enlarged touchpad for more comfortable use. At $3000, however, we wouldn't expect anything less.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2 kg
The updated Swift 5 will get a 14.1-inch display with slim bezels and a 15 W Ice Lake-U CPU. (Source: Notebook Italia)

Acer updates Swift 5 ultrabook with Ice Lake CPUs and compact chassis

One of the first ultrabooks to get the Project Athena certification from Acer would be an updated Swift 5, even though Intel did not mention anything about this model at Computex. According to Notebook Italia, the updated Swift 5 ...
The GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q is only 10 percent faster than the GTX 1080 Max-Q when running DX11 games

The GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q is only 10 percent faster than the GTX 1080 Max-Q when running DX11 games

The findings are based on 3DMark Fire Strike averages taken from almost two dozen laptops equipped with GTX and RTX Max-Q graphics. The Turing series is better optimized for newer DX12 games where the performance benefits are much...
Previously thought to release in 2018, the Ampere architecture is now confirmed to launch in 2020 as the Turing successor. (Source: OC3D)

Nvidia's next gen Ampere GPUs to get 7 nm Samsung treatment, slated for 2020

Ampere was initially rumored to launch as the RTX 2000-series in early 2018, but sources now confirm that this new architecture will be featured in Nvidia's 2020 GPUs. No details regarding differences between Turing and Ampere for...
The Walmart Overpowered 15, CUK Model Z, Origin PC RTS EON15-S, and CyberPowerPC Tracer III are all essentially the same laptop

The Walmart Overpowered 15, CUK Model Z, Origin PC RTS EON15-S, and CyberPowerPC Tracer III are all essentially the same laptop

These 15.6-inch gaming systems - and potentially more - are based on a white-label Tongfang design. You can purchase the cheapest option and still end up with the exact same laptop at the end of the day.
CUK Model Z (i7 9750H, RTX 2070 Max-Q) Tongfang GK5CQ7Z Laptop Review

87% CUK Model Z (i7 9750H, RTX 2070 Max-Q) Tongfang GK5CQ7Z Laptop Review

Simple name, enthusiast performer. The Model Z integrates almost everything you'd want from a thin gaming laptop including the latest Intel 9th gen CPU, GeFoce RTX GPU, 144 Hz narrow bezel display, easy serviceability, and even a per-key RGB mechanical keyboard all for under $2000 USD. Just don't expect long battery life or very quiet fans.
Intel Core i7-9750H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G531GW

86% ASUS ROG Strix SCAR III G531GW (Core i9-9880H, RTX 2070) Laptop Review

RGB inspiration. ASUS is focusing on more than just RGB lighting with the third incarnation of its ROG Strix Scar. The company has also included a nice security feature called Keystone along with a host of powerful hardware. The G531GW offers plenty on paper, but can it meet expectations?
Intel Core i9-9880H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
MSI P65 Creator 9SF-657

89% MSI P65 Creator 9SF (i9-9880H, RTX2070 Max-Q) Laptop Review

For creatives who need performance. The MSI P65 Creator is directed at content creators who need a notebook with a lot of hardware power. But gamers will be equally pleased with this device thanks to the included RTX graphics card - particularly since it comes in a simpler design than most gaming devices. Find out what else the MSI P65 9SF has to offer in our review.
Intel Core i9-9880H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
Could the Ryzen 5 3600 be the CPU of choice for gaming? (Source: PCWorld)

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 shown to post 6.3% higher FPS than an Intel Core i7-8700 in PUBG

An AMD Ryzen 5 3600 was shown to beat the Intel Core i7-8700 in a leaked PUBG benchmark over at the Chiphell forum. The Ryzen 5 3600 was shown to average about 6.3% higher than the 8700 when both of them were paired with DDR4-3000...
Nvidia RTX Studio could spell trouble for the long-running HP ZBook, Dell Precision, and Lenovo ThinkPad P series (Image source: Nvidia)

Nvidia RTX Studio could spell trouble for the long-running HP ZBook, Dell Precision, and Lenovo ThinkPad P series

Why can't professional workstations look more like ultra-thin gaming laptops? RTX Studio will kick-off a new generation of sleek professional laptops that are expected to appeal to younger CAD users and digital artists who may not...
Asus TUF Gaming FX705DT (Ryzen 5 3550H, GTX 1650, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

85% Asus TUF Gaming FX705DT (Ryzen 5 3550H, GTX 1650, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

A co-production from AMD and Nvidia. The hardware spec, comprised of a Ryzen 5 3550H APU and GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, is able to fluidly play all modern and current games on its 17.3-inch, full HD IPS display. The laptop has comparatively low energy consumption and only gets moderately warm. In its favour are also an NVMe SSD, an additional HDD and very good battery life. Not so good is the somewhat miserly connectivity included.
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Snazzy designs and more attention to build quality are becoming more common as laptop OEMs struggle to give consumers more reasons to upgrade outside of performance.

Opinion | Intel and Nvidia's stagnation might be the best thing to happen to notebooks in years

Some people might look at the death of Moore's Law, Intel's 10nm troubles, and Nvidia's highly resistible 2019 mobile-RTX lineup and think that the notebook business is in trouble. I think it might be the best thing that's happene...
The Dell XPS 15 9570 Touch has an anti-reflective screen. (Image source: Dell)

Deal | Want to get your hands on a Dell XPS 15 (9570) Touch laptop? Save up to nearly US$900 with site discount and code

It’s possible to save almost US$900 on a Dell XPS 15 (9570) Touch laptop with i9-8950HK processor and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card at the moment. The top-end device in the lineup usually costs US$2,978.99, but this can be kno...
The two new Super cards will fit in with the top-end RTX 20-series cards. (Image source: PCGamesN)

Nvidia to release two new Turing-based high-end graphics cards? That would be Super

Nvidia recently teased the word “Super” in a very brief promotional video that created speculation that the graphics card specialist had some new products coming. A new leak has suggested that the green team is preparing two new g...
Creative will integrate its Super X-Fi audio tech into Clevo notebooks. (Source: Creative)

Next-gen Clevo notebooks will incorporate Creative Super X-Fi audio at a hardware level

Today, (May 31, 2019) Creative unveils a new partnership with the Taiwanese PC-smiths Clevo. It will involve the integration of Super X-Fi technology into this manufacturer's notebooks in the future. Therefore, this platform will ...
The upgraded Zotac MEK MINI at Computex 2019. (Source: NBC)

Computex 2019 | Zotac updates the MEK MINI gaming PC

Zotac released the MEK MINI, an appreciably compact high-powered gaming PC, some months ago. However, that has not stopped it from re-appearing as part of the OEM's showcase at Computex 2019. The unit in question has an Intel Core...
Asus X571 is a cheaper alternative to the ZenBook 15 series (Source: Asus)

Asus X571 is a cheaper alternative to the ZenBook 15 series

Find the ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 too expensive? The 15.6-inch X571 will be Asus' powerful multimedia laptop designed for users on a budget. It will carry Intel 9th gen Core H-series CPUs and a discrete GTX 1650 GPU compared to the sl...
Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502DU (Ryzen 7 3750H, GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q) Laptop Review

83% Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502DU (Ryzen 7 3750H, GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q) Laptop Review

Perfectly balanced, as all things should be. The Zephyrus G GA502DU wants to redefine what a budget gaming laptop should be. Its rare pairing of an AMD H-series CPU with an Nvidia GeForce Max-Q GPU is something we wish could have happened years ago. It offers a superbly balanced gaming experience at 1080p30 or 1080p60 in a chassis the size of a flashy flagship all at an affordable price.
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Nvidia Studio Stack helps creators work with applicable notebooks. (Source: Nvidia)

Computex 2019 | Nvidia debuts the Studio platform to help pair creators with their ideal notebooks

Nvidia Studio is an initiative by which laptops augment creator-level hardware with a new suite of software that boosts performance and reliability in tasks such as video editing or ray tracing-powered design. Studio also amounts ...
The RedmiBook 14. (Source: MI)

Redmi unveils the new RedmiBook 14 with 8th-gen CPUs and an MX250, starting at US$580

Yesterday, Xiaomi's high-value sub-brand, Redmi, unveiled its first notebook. The RedmiBook 14 is a 14-inch notebook that offers a fine package for those looking for a sleek, well-designed laptop with excellent specifications and ...
Aorus 7 will be Gigabyte's latest upper mid-range offering with 9th gen Intel and 144 Hz IPS display as standard

Computex 2019 | Aorus 7 will be Gigabyte's latest upper mid-range offering with 9th gen Intel and 144 Hz IPS display as standard

After catering to gaming enthusiasts almost exclusively for years, the Aorus brand is now ready to dabble in more affordable mid-range offerings. The 17.3-inch Aorus 7 tops out at the GTX 1660 Ti and RTX 2060 while keeping many fl...
Aorus wants to be more accessible to gamers, unveils Aorus 5 with GTX 1650 graphics

Computex 2019 | Aorus wants to be more accessible to gamers, unveils Aorus 5 with GTX 1650 graphics

The Gigabyte Sabre-inspired Aorus 5 series will come standard with 9th gen Core i7 CPUs, LG 144 Hz IPS panels, Killer 1550 wireless, Samsung RAM, and Intel 760p SSDs at more affordable starting prices for the mainstream gamer.
Exactly how much power, is power? (Source: MSI)

Computex 2019 | The MSI GT76 Titan is the most powerful desktop-replacement laptop this year

The MSI GT76 Titan houses powerful desktop-class components including a Core i9-9900K that is overclocked to 5 GHz on all cores and an NVIDIA RTX 2080 GPU. The GT76 offers a 17.3-inch 4K panel that covers 100% Adobe RGB and comes ...
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G-768V

86% Acer Swift 3 SF314 (i7-8565U, MX250) Laptop Review

Small and light with an MX250. Acer promises buyers of the Swift 3 an elegant design and high mobility. With its attractive aluminum case and small size, the 14-inch notebook is able to already fulfill those promises at first glance. We evaluate in our test whether the performance of the compact laptop is also right.
Intel Core i7-8565U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED already available with 4K UHD and 512 GB NVMe SSD as standard (Source: Excaliberpc.com)

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED already available with 4K UHD and 512 GB NVMe SSD as standard

Well, that was fast. Online retailers are now accepting pre-orders for the latest 2019 Aero 15 merely 24 hours after it was made public. The OLED system is notable for its high specifications even at the base level with its 4K UHD...
MSI GP65 and GP75 will bring narrow bezels and GeForce RTX graphics to the affordable series

Computex 2019 | MSI GP65 and GP75 will bring narrow bezels, RTX graphics, and per-key RGB lighting to the affordable series

Flagship features are beginning to waterfall to entry-level models. MSI's budget-friendly GP series will be getting an overhaul both inside and out for a leaner look and a more advanced set of options.
The MSI WP65 is a new entrant to the company's workstation lineup. (Source: MSI)

Computex 2019 | MSI introduces the all-new WP65 to its workstation lineup

MSI has announced a new entrant to its workstation lineup, the WP65. The WP65 mobile workstation is powered by a 9th gen Intel Core i7 processor and the just announced NVIDIA Quadro P620 graphics. The WP65 is certified by independ...
2018 Alienware m15 (left) vs. 2019 Alienware m15 R2 (right)

Computex 2019 | New Dell Alienware m15 R2 is essentially a miniaturized Area-51m

It hasn't even been a year since the 2018 Alienware m15 and now a redesigned Alienware m15 R2 is ready to hit the market. The new chassis sports a similar honeycomb-inspired ventilation design as the Area-51m but in a smaller and ...
Dell G3 15 3590 with i5-9300H and GTX 1660 Ti options launching this month for a starting price of $800 USD (Source: Dell)

Computex 2019 | Dell G3 15 3590 full-refresh with i5-9300H, Optane, and GTX 1660 Ti options launching this month for a starting price of $800 USD

The 2019 redesign introduces Intel 9th CPUs, GeForce GTX 16 GPUs, RGB keyboard backlight, and 144 Hz display options targeted at gamers on a budget. Single and dual storage options include Intel Optane or secondary HDDs.
Alienware m17 R1 is barely six months old, gets completely refreshed with even thinner Alienware m17 R2

Computex 2019 | Alienware m17 R1 is barely six months old, gets completely refreshed with even thinner Alienware m17 R2

The higher-end SKUs will utilize 8-phase and 6-phase graphics and processor regulators, respectively, with the promise of better performance sustainability. The new chassis is 11 percent thinner than the Alienware m17 R1 while wei...
Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED redesign solves the biggest issue we had with the original Aero 15 Classic

Computex 2019 | Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED redesign with improved cooling system

Update: Prices and availability now online. The new look is not just sharper and sleeker, but also cooler with a special focus on improved ventilation and display quality. Expect both white and black color options at launch.
Gigabyte Aero 17 is finally here with 240 Hz FHD and 4K UHD HDR options

Computex 2019 | Gigabyte Aero 17 is finally here with 240 Hz FHD and 4K UHD HDR options

The upcoming 17.3-inch system will be just 0.2 inches thicker and 0.8 pounds heavier than the new Aero 15 with a different set of display options. Most core configurable options will be the same between them.
The new Asus VivoBook S14 and S15 offer a colorful mobile computing experience. (Source: Asus)

Computex 2019 | The colorful Asus VivoBook S14 and S15 get Intel Whiskey Lake, NVIDIA MX250, ScreenPad 2.0, and Wi-Fi 6 upgrades

Asus has announced refreshes to the VivoBook S series of ultrabooks at Computex 2019. The VivoBook S14 and S15 come in an assortment of five chassis colors and offer the option of Intel Whiskey Lake CPUs, NVIDIA GeForce MX250 grap...
The new Asus ZenBook series features the ScreenPad 2.0 secondary display. (Image source: Asus)

Computex 2019 | Asus announces the new ZenBook 13, 14, and 15 ultracompact laptops

Asus has revealed a trio of new ZenBook laptops. The ultracompact devices are the ZenBook 13 (UX334), the ZenBook 14 (UX434), and the ZenBook 15 (UX534). The Taiwanese manufacturer has made sure the new ZenBook series can be confi...

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