AMD today has confirmed that they will be having a press conference at Computex 2017. Via an e-mail, the company announced their intention to share a save-the-date announcement for AMD’s press conference. It is scheduled for May 31st from 10AM – 11AM.
This week for Case Mod Friday we have a super sleek build from the guys at Overclockers UK. It is done inside of the ultra high-end Phanteks Enthoo Elite. They have gone with a black, blue, and silver color design which works quite well together. These is also some great custom hard tubing in this build!
Some of the more recent Linux patches have already given us quite a lot of information on AMD’s upcoming Vega graphics cards. The May 10th Linux patch has added two more device IDs to the Vega family of products: 0x6864 and 0x6868.
EA has recently released its FY 2017 results (from April 1st 2016 through March 31st 2017) and the results show us that the company makes more money off of microtransactions (season passes, DLC, etc) than the actual sale of the games themselves.
Yesterday at its GTC Keynote, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced and detailed the upcoming V100 accelerator. This Volta-based accelerator will be made for the professional market, but will likely pave the way for the company’s next-generation 2000 series GeForce graphics cards.
CORSAIR, a world leader in enthusiast memory, high-performance gaming hardware and PC components today announced the immediate availability of its new DOMINATOR PLATINUM Special Edition Torque DDR4 memory.
When you hear the name Fractal Design you instantly think PC Case, which you should. Fractal Design came on the scene with their PC cases, many of which we’ve reviewed over the years. Back in 2014 Fractal Design entered the all-in-one liquid cooling market with their Kelvin line of coolers. Well it is 2017 and Fractal Design is releasing a new line of all-in-one liquid CPU coolers. The Celsius series builds upon proven technology with cutting edge advancements and premium sound dampening materials to deliver extreme cooling performance with minimum noise output. Fractal Design in launching the Celsius Series with the S24 (240 mm) and S36 (360 mm). These coolers have some features that you just won’t find on other AiO’s out there. We are taking a look at the S24 today, let’s jump in!
MSI is teasing an upcoming motherboard based on Intel’s next-generation X299 platform. We have to say based on the picture you see below the board is looking pretty slick. From the looks of it this board will have a good amount of RGB LEDs, three M.2 slots and four PCI-Express x16 slots for 4-way SLI / CrossFire setups.
If you missed the Quake Champions Closed Beta that has been going on for about a month now, you have a chance to get in on the action. There will be a new tech test coming up where the development team will be fine-tuning the game and its servers. The tech test will start May 12th and run through May 21st, during which time you’ll be able to play anytime.
Another day and another AMD Vega rumor. This one reports that low HBM2 availability very well could cripple the AMD Vega launch that is expected to happen in just a few weeks. This report comes from TweakTown who says they were told this information by an “exclusive industry source.”