Intel flags Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition
Published in Processors


14nm 'Broadwell-E chip spotted 

Details of Intel's Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition processor have appeared on the change-log for its latest Management Engine software on its support site.

AMD over the moon over stargazing contract
Published in Graphics


AMD's FirePro S9300 x2 Server GPUs to drive its HPC.

A cutting edge Canadian astronomy project will use AMD chips to provide the high performance computing it needs.

Asustek and Acer see LCD monitor sales growing
Published in Graphics


Asustek has 30 percent growth in EU

Asustek Computer and Acer are doing rather well flogging their LCD monitors.

Another analyst says tablets are not much chop
Published in Mobiles


ABI blames saturated market

Beancounters at ABI Research have added up some numbers and joined the throngs who say that the tablet market is in a sad way.

Lenovo’s Android based Yogabook leaked
Published in Notebooks


True 2-in-1

Lenovo’s Yoga brand is rather nice when you look at Windows machines, but its Android flavour has been a bit of a yawn, lacking all of the windows flavour's adaptability.

Five finalists compete for Nvidia 2016 Global Impact Award this week
Published in News


Researchers use Tesla K40, Titan X, other Nvidia GPUs to accelerate scientific creativity

This year's Nvidia GPU Technology Conference starts today in San Jose, California and is an exciting opportunity for researchers to compete for their chance to win a $150,000 Nvidia research grant to drive forward groundbreaking scientific ideas aided in large part by GPU-accelerated computing.

Seagate launches world's first USB-C powered 8TB external HDD
Published in News


Available later this month for $349

On Wednesday, Seagate announced Innov8, the world’s first power adapter-less USB 3.1 Type-C external hard drive for desktops. The drive is available in an 8TB storage capacity and does not require any power cable to operate, using only a single USB Type-C connector as a source of both power and data.

Nvidia Geforce 364.72 drivers come with plenty of issues
Published in Graphics


Might be even killing some graphcis cards

It appears that Nvidia can't seem to get a break when it comes to drivers as the last Geforce 364.72 WHQL-certified drivers are apparently killing some graphics cards.

Acer shows US $5000 priced Predator Z850 gaming projector
Published in News


High-end gaming projector with 1920x720 resolution

Acer has unveiled a new and rather expensive member of its Predator gaming lineup, the Predator Z850 gaming projector with a US $5000 price tag.

G.Skill announces Ripjaws DDR4-3000 SO-DIMM
Published in Memory


Coming in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities

G.Skill has launched its newest Ripjaws SO-DIMM DDR4 memory modules that will be available in capacities of up 16GB and run at 3000MHz, the G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4-3000 SO-DIMM series.