Gigabyte announces its custom RX Vega 64/Vega 56
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 15:53

Gigabyte announces its custom RX Vega 64/Vega 56


Part of Gaming OC series with Windforce 2X cooler

It appears that the AMD AIB-partners have finally started to come up with custom RX Vega graphics cards and Gigabyte has just announced its own custom RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards, with a custom PCB and Windforce 2X cooler.

HDMI v2.1 specification officially released
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:20

HDMI v2.1 specification officially released


Brings dynamic HDR, variable refresh rate and more

The HDMI Forum has officially published the latest HDMI v2.1 specification, paving the way for up to 10K resolutions, dynamic HDR, and support for variable refresh rate.

Asus starts shipping its latest ROG Strix XG258Q monitor
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24.5-inch 1080p TN-panel with 240Hz and FreeSync

Asus has started to ship its latest gaming monitor that is a part of its ROG Strix lineup, the 24.5-inch ROG Strix XG258Q.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.11.3 Hotfix drivers
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Fixes issues on Radeon RX Vega series graphics cards

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.11.3 Hotfix drivers, which fixes "an intermittent crash issue" on some Radeon RX Vega series graphics cards.

More AMD Ryzen 5 2500U benchmarks spotted
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 27 November 2017 21:27

More AMD Ryzen 5 2500U benchmarks spotted


Notebookcheck pits it against Core i5-8250U

Although there were a handful of Ryzen Mobile notebooks announced, the HP Envy x350 15 was one of the first to ship and while we saw a couple of early benchmarks, the latest preview from Notebookcheck.net pits it against Intel's Kaby Lake Refresh Core i5-8250U CPU.

G.Skill unveils low-latency DDR4-4266MHz 32GB kit
Published in Memory


Part of the Trident Z RGB lineup

G.Skill has announced yet another member of its Trident Z RGB memory kit lineup, the 32GB (4x8GB) DDR4-4266 memory kit running at tight CL17 latency.

EVGA Z370 Micro motherboard now available
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 24 November 2017 12:13

EVGA Z370 Micro motherboard now available


Small but with plenty of features

EVGA's mATX form-factor motherboard based on Intel's Z370 chipset has finally become available, the Z370 Micro.

Galax/KFA2 shows their SNPR GTX 1060 external GPU
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With custom GTX 1060 inside

Galax/KFA2 have rather surprisingly unveiled its external graphics card device which comes with a custom GTX 1060 6GB insides, GALAX SNPR External Graphics Enclosure With GeForce GTX 1060 6GB.

Huawei Honor V10 leaks ahead of launch
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 November 2017 11:09

Huawei Honor V10 leaks ahead of launch


With 5.99-inch 18:9 screen and Kirin 970 chipset

Details of Huawei's Honor V10 smartphone have been leaked early but the latest leak also includes a picture which lines up with previous rumors, showing a 5.99-inch 18:9 screen in all its glory.

AMD GPUs like VRMark Cyan Room DirectX 12 benchmark
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RX Vega 64/56 and RX 580 make a killing

It appears that AMD Radeon graphics cards have finally got a chance to show its true VR potential thanks to Futuremark's latest VRMark Cyan Room DirectX 12 benchmark.