Sabrent announces new Rocket 4 2242 Gen 4 NVMe SSD
Published in PC Hardware

Sabrent has announced the new Rocket 2242 M.2 Gen 4 NVMe SSD, based on a rather short M.2-2242 form factor, which is often used with some handheld consoles, like the Lenovo Legion Go.

Asus officially confirms new ROG Ally X handheld console
Published in Gaming

Coming with more RAM, a larger M.2 slot, and a larger battery

Asus has finally revealed a bit more details about the upcoming ROG Ally handheld console update that was rumored earlier, revealing it will be a bit more than just a minor update but rather a redesigned console with the same APU and the same screen, but more RAM, larger M.2 slot, and a larger battery.

Nvidia rolls out Geforce 552.44 WHQL driver
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One to have for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut and Homeworld 3

Nvidia has released its latest WHQL Game-Ready driver, which brings optimizations for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut and Homeworld 3 games, and a single bug fix.

Apple launches new iPad Pro 2024 models
Published in Mobiles

OLED display and M4 chipset for Pro, and new iPad Air models in tow

Apple has officially announced its newest iPad Pro models, which will be available in 11- and 13-inch versions, and come with OLED screens, the new M4 chip, the new Apple Pencil Pro, and more, marking the biggest update to the iPad Pro update since it was launched. Apple also announced the new iPad Air 2024 models with M2 chip that will also be available in 11- and 13-inch sizes.

AMD confirms sampling of Zen 5 EPYC Turin processors
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Silicon looks great and is on track to launch later this year

During its Q1 2024 financial report, AMD confirmed the status of its future products, including the Zen 5 CPU architecture, namely EPYC Turing CPUs.

Asus might bring an updated ROG Ally console
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Might show up at Computex

Asus is apparently already working on an updated Asus ROG Ally 2024 handheld console that could show up at the upcoming Computex show.

AMD RDNA 4 architecture could feature all new Ray Tracing engine
Published in Graphics

To offer much better performance

According to the latest rumor, AMD might implement a completely new Ray Tracing (RT) engine with its upcoming RDNA 4 architecture GPUs that are expected to debut with the Radeon RX 8000 graphics card series. The new RT engine could give a much higher performance compared to the current RDNA 3-based GPUs.

AMD Ryzen 7 8700F shows up on Amazon for pre-order
Published in PC Hardware

Launching on May 14 at $299.99

Amazon has briefly jumped the gun on AMD's Ryzen 7 8700F APU, which should launch alongside the Ryzen 5 8400F on May 14th, listing it for pre-order at $299.99.

Nvidia Geforce RTX 4070 with AD103 GPU spotted
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Already on the market with the same specifications

There was already a rumor that Nvidia might use new variants of the GPU for its Geforce RTX 4070 and RTX 4060 graphics cards, and one such, the RTX 4070 based on the AD103-175 GPU, has been spotted in GPU-Z software.

MSI Claw gets big performance boost thanks to BIOS and driver update
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Up to 150 percent boost

MSI had a rough time peddling the Intel-based Claw gaming handheld console mostly due to a high price and lackluster performance compared to similar AMD-based handheld consoles, but now it might get a chance with a recent 25 percent price cut and big performance BIOS and driver update, which boosted performance up to 150 percent.