be quiet! will be ready! for Intel LGA1700 socket!
Published in PC Hardware


Free upgrade kit for a bunch of its coolers

be quiet! has announced that its CPU coolers will be compatible with the upcoming Intel LGA1700 socket, unveiling the list of its CPU coolers that will be eligible for a free upgrade kit.

Asus' Noctua-cooled RTX 3070 spotted
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 30 September 2021 12:59

Asus' Noctua-cooled RTX 3070 spotted


A dual-fan cooler with recognizable brown fans

Although it was spotted earlier, the Asus RTX 3070 that was created in cooperation with cooling expert Noctua has been leaked online, by none other than the Asus Vietnam Facebook group.

Another Intel Core i9-12900K benchmark leaks online
Published in PC Hardware


Multi-thread score lags behind AMD

The latest Intel Core i9-12900K benchmark from CPU-Z has leaked online showing the multi-thread performance.

Sapphire Radeon RX 6600 listed in Europe
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 28 September 2021 15:13

Sapphire Radeon RX 6600 listed in Europe


Launching on October 13th

Sapphire's RX 6600 non-XT has been listed in Europe with price set at €590, and it appears these will be available on October 13th.

Microsoft shows its new Surface 2021 lineup
Published in News
Thursday, 23 September 2021 13:03

Microsoft shows its new Surface 2021 lineup


Surface Laptop Studio and new Surface 8 Pro

Preparing for the upcoming Windows 11 launch, Microsoft has refreshed its Surface lineup with new models, including the all-new Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8, as well as minor tweaks for some other models, like the Surface Pro X and the Surface Go 3.

EVGA X570 DARK motherboard now officially launched
Published in PC Hardware


$689.99 for a high-end OC-friendly X570 motherboard

EVGA has now officially launched its newest DARK series motherboard, the EVGA X570 DARK, based on AMD's X570 chipset and designed to squeeze out the last drop of overclocking performance from AMD's AM4 socket CPUs.

HP jumps the gun with Nvidia RTX 3080 Super
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 21:31

HP jumps the gun with Nvidia RTX 3080 Super


Lists it with the upcoming Envy 34 AiO PC

HP might have jumped the gun with Nvidia's rumored RTX 30 series refresh and has listed the RTX 3080 Super as an option with its upcoming Envy 34 All-in-One PC.

Nvidia releases new Geforce Game Ready driver
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 14:48

Nvidia releases new Geforce Game Ready driver


Geforce 472.11 WHQL for Windows 11 and new games

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 472.11 WHQL Game Ready graphics driver with official Windows 11 support, Game Ready support for eight new games, and various other improvements and fixes.

Battlefield 2042 gets pushed to November
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 16 September 2021 20:23

Battlefield 2042 gets pushed to November


The Open Beta phase might be delayed to October as well

DICE has officially confirmed that Battlefield 2042 will not be coming in October, and is now set for release in November.

Xiaomi releases a cheaper Mi Smart Projector 2
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 16:55

Xiaomi releases a cheaper Mi Smart Projector 2


1080p resolution and Android TV for €600

In addition to many more phones, Xiaomi has also unveiled its new Mi Smart Projector 2, which may provide a theater-like experience at a rather affordable €600 price.