Razer Blade notebook gets a couple of updates
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:42

Razer Blade notebook gets a couple of updates


Kaby Lake CPU, 4K touchscreen and 1TB SSD options

Razer has announced its updated Blade notebook that will now get a quad-core Kaby Lake CPU with DDR4-2400 memory support, a 4K touchscreen and up to 1TB of SSD storage as an option.

Intel's response to Ryzen is Kaby Lake-X
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 08:55

Intel's response to Ryzen is Kaby Lake-X


The Core i7-7740K and Core i5-7640K

There have been quite a few rumors floating around that Intel is hard at work in preparing a response to AMD's upcoming Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and it appears that these will not be Kaby Lake-S CPUs but rather the new Kaby Lake-X CPUs, the Core i7-7740K and the Core i5-7640K.

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year
Published in Processors
Monday, 06 February 2017 15:59

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year


Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU

It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.

Apple admits it stuffed up the MacBook Pro
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:00

Apple admits it stuffed up the MacBook Pro


Will release a proper one later in the year

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple usually requires an order from the Supreme Court to admit that it has done anything wrong, but apparently has realised it stuffed up the MacBook Pro.

Gigabyte unveils Aorus v7 gaming notebooks at CES
Published in Notebooks


Kaby Lake, 144Hz and UHD displays, relatively lightweight


Gigabyte is a well-known PC company that has dofne a remarkable job in delivering top-tier components in its motherboard and notebook product designs over the last three decades for enthusiast overclockers and more recently a range of casual to serious gamers.

MSI unveils Z270 motherboard lineup at CES
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:14

MSI unveils Z270 motherboard lineup at CES


Supporting up to DDR4 4000MHz, Intel Optane SSDs


During a trip over the weekend to MSI’s product suite at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, we were able to check out the company’s Z270 desktop motherboard product line for overclockers, gamers, military users, and professionals alike.

EVGA unveils its new Intel Z270 motherboards at CES 2017
Published in Motherboards


Z270 Classified K, Z270 FTW K and Z270 Stinger

Following the launch of Intel's new 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs and the new Intel Z270 chipset, EVGA has unveiled three new motherboards, the EVGA Z270 Classified K, EVGA Z270 FTW K and the EVGA Z270 Stinger.

Origin makes Kaby Lake worthwhile
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 January 2017 12:35

Origin makes Kaby Lake worthwhile


Professional overclocking to 5GHz


While we have said that Intel’s new Kaby Lakes are a bit of a snooze, a high-end custom PC builder has taken advantage of the one thing it is good at – overclocking.

G.Skill announces new DDR4 memory for Intel Z270
Published in Memory


Brings tighter latencies

G.Skill has announced its new DDR4 memory specifications designed for Intel's new 7th generation Core processors and Z270 motherboards, which will be a part of its well-known Trident Z series.

Intel NUC gets new processors
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 10:42

Intel NUC gets new processors


But its connections are more useful


Chipzilla’s "Next Unit of Computing" (NUC) hardware has been one of the few bright spots of the PC industry, and now it seems that Intel wants to give them a refresh.