Huawei unveils its special Mate 9 Porsche Design
Published in Mobiles


Better screen, more RAM and hefty price tag

In addition to the new Mate 9 phablet, Huawei has also shown off a special version known as the Mate 9 Porsche Design, featuring a smaller but better screen, the same SoC but with more RAM and storage space as well as a hefty price tag.

Huawei announces the new Mate 9 smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5.9-incher with Kirin 960 SoC

Huawei has announced its newest flagship Mate 9 5.9-inch phablet which will be powered by Huawei's newest Kirin 960 SoC.

Futuremark unveils the VRMark
Published in Graphics


The Virtual Reality benchmark

Futuremark has announced its newest benchmark suite, the VRMark, which will test a system's ability to run VR games and other VR applications.

ADATA launches new M.2 2280 version of SU800 SSD
Published in Memory


Based on 3D NAND and with SATA 6Gbps interface

ADATA has launched a new M.2 2280 SATA 6Gbps interface version of its Ultimate SU800 3D NAND SSD that will be available in capacities of up to 1TB and offer good performance at attractive price points.

Geforce GTX 1050 Ti for notebooks will replace 960M/965M
Published in Graphics


Up to 10 percent faster than GTX 970M

It seems that Nvidia is preparing yet another mobile GPU and according to early details, it could be up to 10 percent faster than GTX 970M. Well, good so far.

EVGA has problems with GTX 1080/1070 FTW
Published in Graphics


Will be offering VBIOS update and free thermal pads

EVGA has issued an official update regarding recent VRM bugs on GTX 1080 FTW and GTX 1070 FTW graphics cards with the ACX 3.0 cooler.

UP² based on Intel Apollo Lake chips hits Kickstarter
Published in Motherboards


Raspberry Pi on steroids breaks its pledge goal 

AAEON has pushed its new version of an ultra-compact single board computer to Kickstarter, called the UP² (UP Squared), which has a somewhat larger footprint but offers many more connectivity options and features as well as more powerful Intel Apollo Lake chips.

Alienware 13 notebook is now VR Ready with GTX 1060
Published in Notebooks


Starts at US $1,199.99

Alienware has updated its 13-inch Alienware 13 notebook by equipping it with Nvidia's Geforce GTX 1060 with 6GB of VRAM, making it both VR Ready and giving it a significant boost in graphics performance.

Two new Gigabyte AM4 motherboards spotted
Published in Motherboards


Based on mid-range B350 chipset

Two new Gigabyte motherboards with the new AM4 socket have been spotted online, showing what to expect from launch later this year.

AMD releases more details on the Radeon Pro 400 series
Published in Graphics


Based on Polaris 11 GPU

Following the launch of Apple's latest MacBook Pro 2016 notebooks and the official announcement of the Radeon Pro 400 series graphics cards used in those notebooks, AMD has now revealed a few more details about those chips.