As we know Samsung is all about ultra-wide displays and they are now working on what are being called Double Full HD monitors. These will allow users using VR headsets to have their field of vision almost filled with screen real estate. One of the new panels Samsung is working on is 49-inch wide, 32:9, 3840×1080 display.
Western Digital Corporation, a global storage technology and solutions leader, today introduced its fastest WD® brand portable drive yet, the My Passport™ SSD. Featuring blazing-fast speeds and award-winning design, the new My Passport SSD compliments the company’s leading portfolio of My Passport palm-sized storage devices. Designed for content creators and tech enthusiasts, the new My Passport SSD combines exceptional speed and portability to manage massive files on the go.
When NVIDIA announced the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti it pretty much cannibalized the TITAN X Pascal. In doing so NVIDIA needed something faster to sell at their $1200 price point. Well without really saying much about it they have launched the new TITAN Xp, and in doing so have discontinued the TITAN X Pascal. The new TITAN Xp feature all of the 3840 CUDA cores than are on the GP102 silicon, all 240 TMUs, all 96 ROPs, and 12 GB of faster 11.4 Gbps GDDR5X memory over the full 384-bit wide memory interface.
With all of the hype surrounding the launch of AMD’s Ryzen 7 processors, one of the most highly anticipated motherboards was ASUS’s ROG Crosshair VI Hero. If you didn’t know ASUS launched the Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand with the original Crosshair AM2 motherboard. With AMD making a big push with Ryzen ASUS thought it was time for a new AMD Crosshair motherboard. The Crosshair VI motheboard makes use if the new X370 chipset and features a 12-phase power design, support for 2-way SLI / CrossFire, a PCI-Express 3.0 x4 M.2 connector, ROG SupremeFX audio technology, USB 3.1, RGB lighting with two RGB headers, and much more! Is this the motherboard to get for your new AM4 build? Read on as we find out!
We know the launch of AMD’s Radeon RX 500 series incoming. This series will include the Radeon RX 580, Radeon RX 570, and Radeon RX 550. These cards are expected to get a slight performance boost and a redesigned VRM. Will it looks like someone with access to these cards has put them through 3DMark’s Fire Strike Extreme benchmark.
After the Ryzen 5 launch, which will happen later this month, AMD is expected to launch their entry-level quad-core Ryzen 3 series processors. These chips will occupy several sub-$140 price points. The Ryzen 3 series will compete directly against Intel’s Core i3 dual-core “Kaby Lake” processors. The details of one of these chips, the Ryzen 3 1200 have been leaked online.
It seems as if AMD’s Radeon RX 500 Series will in fact launch later this month. Multiple ASUS and Sapphire branded cards have been listed on popular online stores. These cards are expected to be rebrands of the RX 480, RX 470, and RX 460 with higher clocks speeds and improved VRM.
A little over 2 years ago we took a look at Tesoro’s Excalibur Spectrum Gaming Keyboard and we quite satisfied with it as it received a 9 out of 10 score. Today we have another Excalibur Spectrum keyboard from Tesoro, but it is their Excalibur SE Spectrum. The big thing that separates this keyboard from the original is that it makes use of new optical switches. Designed in conjunction with Gateron the Tesoro optical switches use infrared senors as opposed to metallic contact you would find in mechanical key switches. This design should give you precise actuation and a response time of 0.1 ms. The Excalibur SE Spectrum is the first keyboard Tesoro is outfitting with these new switches. This keyboard also offers per-key RGB backlighting, spill-resistance, and even individual hot-swappable keys. Let’s take a look and see if this keyboard can compete with all of the mechanical switch keyboards out there…
EK Water Blocks, Slovenia-based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer, is releasing two EK-FC1080 GTX FTW2 water blocks that are compatible with multiple EVGA GeForce GTX FTW2 1080 and 1070 series graphics cards. This kind of efficient cooling will allow your high-end graphics card to reach higher boost clocks, thus providing more performance during gaming or other GPU intense tasks.
The first AMD Ryzen 5 review has leaked out! It comes from Elchapuzasinformatico and they go into pretty good detail in their review. The review is of the Ryzen 5 1600, which is a six-core, twelve-thread processor which runs at 3.2 GHz and boosts up to 3.6 GHz.