Kingston ships over six million Marvell-based SSDs
Published in Memory


Promises great things for upcoming UV500 series

Kingston has announced that it has shipped over six million SSD units based on Marvell controllers, as well as announcing the upcoming UV500 series, which will be the company's first 3D NAND SSD based on Marvell's newest 88SS1074 controller.

Intel Core i3-8350K and Core i3-8100 detailed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 09 August 2017 17:15

Intel Core i3-8350K and Core i3-8100 detailed


Intel goes quad-core with Coffee Lake Core i3

While we have already seen some details for the upcoming Core i3-8300, a couple of recent leaks show a bit more information regarding two other Coffee Lake Core i3 SKUs, the Core i3-8350K and the Core i3-8100.

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 4.1GHz on liquid cooling
Published in Processors


LN2 should push it even further

A Reddit user has managed to overclock AMD's 16-core/32-thread Threadripper 1950X to 4.1GHz by just using Thermaltake's Water 3.0 liquid cooler.

AMD RX Vega 64/56 cards close to GTX 1080/1070
Published in Graphics


Waiting for the final driver

According to our sources, the performances of AMD's upcoming RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards are close to Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070.

Noctua releases three AMD Threadripper and EPYC coolers
Published in News


Proper base for the TR4 and SP3 sockets

Noctua has unveiled three CPU coolers that have a proper design to cool AMD's new massive Ryzen Threadripper and EPYC series CPUs on TR4 and SP3 sockets, the NH-U14S TR4-SP3, NH-U12S TR4-SP3 and the NH-U9 TR4-SP3.

AMD delayed Vega to ramp up volume
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 03 August 2017 07:44

AMD delayed Vega to ramp up volume


At least that is what the company is saying

It appears that AMD has previously delayed the launch of its Vega GPU in order to have good volumes at launch.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 comes in September
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 20:22

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 comes in September


Together with custom RX Vega 64 cards

While AMD and most of its AIB partners have announced the standard Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics cards, which should hopefully become available on August 14th, it appears that the US $399 priced Radeon RX Vega 56 is coming in September.

HP aims at professionals with its Z VR Backpack G1 Workstation
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VR backpack workstation with Nvidia Quadro

HP has decided to overhaul its Omen X compact desktop and offer it to the professional market by creating the Z VR Backpack G1 Workstation system, an Nvidia Quadro-based system that will bring cableless VR system to professionals.

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 5.2GHz on LN2
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 18:56

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 5.2GHz on LN2


A sign of things to come 

During its Capsaicin event at the Siggraph 2017 show, AMD brought a well-known overclocker Alva Jonathan, who managed to push the new Threadripper 1950X up to almost 5.2GHz on LN2. 

AMD briefly shows the RX Vega Nano
Published in Graphics
Monday, 31 July 2017 16:01

AMD briefly shows the RX Vega Nano


Vega GPU for mITX builds 

In addition to a fleet of RX Vega graphics cards and the Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, AMD has also briefly unveiled the mini-ITX RX Vega Nano graphics card at its Capsaicin event at the Siggraph 2017 show.