Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 with RX Vega M GL GPU tested
Published in Notebooks


Pushes 35fps in Rise of the Tomb Raider at 1080p

Select members of the press at CES 2018 show had a chance to spend some time with Dell's latest XPS 15 2-in-1 convertible laptop which was running on Intel's 8th generation Kaby Lake CPU with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and while some were quite keen to check out the cooling, some had a chance to run Rise of the Tomb Raider game.

Samsung 860 EVO SSD series shows up on its site
Published in Memory


Temporarily

After the 860 Pro SSD was spotted on Samsung's site, yet another new SSD line has leaked from the same source, the Samsung 860 EVO.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in SiSoft Sandra database
Published in Processors


Running on Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard

A new and upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPU, the Ryzen 5 2600 was seen in SiSoft Sandra database, rocking a 3.4GHz base clock on those 12nm Zen+ cores, and running on yet to be announced Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboards.

Samsung starts mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 chips
Published in Graphics


Based on 10nm-class manufacturing process

Samsung has announced that it has started mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 memory chips, offering twice the speed and density levels compared to currently available GDDR5 memory chips.

Samsung unveils its mid-range Exynos 7872 SoC
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 23:57

Samsung unveils its mid-range Exynos 7872 SoC


14nm SoC with hexa-core Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 CPU cores

Samsung announced its newest SoC built on 14nm FinFET manufacturing process and aimed at mid-range devices, the Exynos 7872 SoC.

Meizu announces the M6s with Exynos 7872 SoC
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 22:50

Meizu announces the M6s with Exynos 7872 SoC


With 5.7-inch HD+ screen and side fingerprint sensor

After a couple of rumors and leaks, Meizu has now officially unveiled its M6s smartphone that brings 18:9 tall screen and a couple of other neat features to the entry/mid-range smartphone market.

Samsung's 860 Pro 4TB shows up at its site
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 21:27

Samsung's 860 Pro 4TB shows up at its site


With US $1,899 price tag

Samsung has released some of the first information regarding its upcoming 860 Pro SSD lineup, in the form of a 4TB model listed on its own website.

Sony to announce Xperia XZ Pro at the MWC 2018 show
Published in Mobiles


5.7-inch OLED screen and Snapdragon 845 SoC

According to the latest rumors, Sony might be unveiling its Xperia XZ Pro flagship at the Mobile World Congress 2018 show in Barcelona.

Nvidia may launch Max-Q versions of GTX 1050/1050 Ti
Published in Graphics


Spotted in latest Linux driver

It appears that Nvidia is preparing for a counter move to the recent cooperation between Intel and AMD, in the form of Max-Q versions of the GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti.

Cherry announces MX RGB low-profile switches
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 14:43

Cherry announces MX RGB low-profile switches


For high-end and thin, notebook and desktop keyboards

At the CES 2018 show, Cherry continued its expansion of Cherry MX keyboard switches by announcing a new low-profile version aimed at high-end and thin keyboards for both notebooks and desktops.