AMD debunks Ryzen DDR4 RAM problems
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 22:28

AMD debunks Ryzen DDR4 RAM problems


Shows Ryzen 7 running with DDR4-3400

There have been plenty of unconfirmed rumors recently saying that AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards could have support problems with high-frequency RAM, but the latest screenshot from AMD completely debunks them.

Mediatek announces Helio X30 SoC availability
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 17:51

Mediatek announces Helio X30 SoC availability


Bringing deca-core at 10nm

While Mediatek has already talked a lot about its 10nm deca-core Helio X30 SoC back in August last year, it has now officially announced its availability at the Mobile World Congress 2017 currently held in Barcelona.

XFX introduces new Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition
Published in Graphics


Preparing the full Crimson Edition series

XFX has unveiled its newest Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition graphics card that is mostly based on the previously available RX 480 Double Dissipation but comes with red LED lighting and detachable fans.

Sony unveils its flagship Xperia XZ smartphones
Published in Mobiles


The Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs

Sony showed off its two new flagship Xperia XZ series smartphones, including the Xperia XZ Premium, which is the first smartphone with 4K/HDR, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC.

AMD limits Nvidia SLI to X370 chipset motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Crossfire works on B350 as well

According to the latest detailed specifications of the upcoming AMD socket AM4 motherboards, it appears that only the high-end X370 chipset will actually support Nvidia SLI while Crossfire will also be available on mid-range B350 chipset motherboards.

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets PC system requirements
Published in Games


Launching on March 21st

EA and Bioware have released official PC system requirements for its upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda game that has gone gold and will be launching on March 21st.

LG officially unveils its new G6 flagship smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5.7-inch screen packed in a 5.2-inch body

During its scheduled pre-MWC 2017 event, LG has officially unveiled its new G6 flagship smartphone, coming with a FullVision 18:9 aspect-ratio 5.7-inch screen and powered by Qualcomm's well-known Snapdragon 821 SoC.

Cooler Master goes bonkers on  MasterLiquid AiO coolers
Published in News


New pump design and AM4 support

Cooler Master has shown off its MasterLiquid 240 and MasterLiquid 120 series AiO liquid coolers that,  it claims,  feature a whole new pump design as well as out of the box support for AMD's Ryzen AM4 CPUs.

AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 CPUs are late
Published in Processors
Friday, 24 February 2017 17:57

AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 CPUs are late


Q2 for Ryzen 5 and 2H 2017 for Ryzen 3

It seems that we will have to wait a bit for the rest of the Ryzen lineup as, according to AMD, six-core and quad-core parts will be coming sometime in the second quarter and the second half of this year.

Razer shows off its own Power Bank external battery
Published in News


Packing 12,800mAh of capacity

Razer said its new product that is actually an external battery unit, called the Razer Power Bank,  not only has plenty of USB ports but packs 12,800mAh battery capacity.