Intel has just launched their enthusiast desktop Skylake processor, but they are not done with Skylake. The upcoming Skylake-U low-power processors are made for ultra-portable notebooks, tablets, convertibles, and fan-less desktops. These dual-core chips will extend through five brand extensions – Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, and Celeron.
We keep on getting closer and closer to the supposed NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 launch, which is said to be around mid-August. With that we have another leak of a GTX 950 card, this one comes from PNY.
NVIDIA is preparing a new mobile GPU which will take form in the GeForce GTX 990M, at least according to the latest rumors. NVIDIA already has the GeForce GTX 980M, which is quite powerful, but not as powerful as a desktop GeForce GTX 980. The new GeForce GTX 990M is said to be faster than the desktop GTX 980.
Steam has done the smart thing by allowing manufactures to create their own SteamOS powered hardware, much like what Google did with Android. This should prove to be a good strategy as we will see a wide variety of SteamOS powered devices. One such device that has been on our radar is the SteamBoy handheld gaming device. Up until now it was known as the SteamBoy, but the new name has been revealed as the Smach Zero Steam Machine.
PC Watch went ahead and got under the hood of a Core i7-6700K processor, commonly known as de-lidding. What they found was an unexpectedly small silicon, which is actually shorter in proportion to its width than previous dies found on Intel Haswell-D and Ivy Bridge-D and even Intel’s i7-5775C Broadwell processor, which has the same 14 nm process.
MSI has just released their first teaser for their upcoming GeForce GTX 980 Ti Lightning card. This card is expected to the fastest GeForce GTX 980 Ti that MSI will release with its strongest VRM solution and cooling solution to date!
Thermaltake, an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units, today has unveiled the new Core V1 Snow Mini ITX Chassis with a 200 mm fan in the front panel. Users can create their own personal setup with the smart interchangeable side panels, these smart panels can be flipped accordingly to showcase the superior liquid cooling or superb airflow system. The new Core V1 Snow Mini ITX Chassis is small, but houses a powerful cooling system and various overclocking components!
NVIDIA has just released their Q2 2015 financial results, and to many people’s surprise they actually beat analyst expectations be a large amount. Analysts had expected NVIDIA’s revenues to decline by 8% this quarter, but instead NVIDIA has an increase of 4.5% instead.
G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory, solid state storage, power supplies, and gaming peripherals, proudly announces the world record memory frequency has been broken with the G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 at DDR4-4795.8 MHz.
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high performance DRAM modules and NAND flash products, today launched the Premier SP550 SSD, which uses triple-level cell (TLC) architecture to offer an affordable SSD without compromising performance. The Premier SP550 is the first ADATA drive to include the Silicon Motion (SMI) SM2256 controller, which uses NANDXtend technology to help ADATA implement SSD technologies such as data shaping, LDPC ECC, and a RAID engine for enhanced data protection, stability, and reliability. SLC caching technology has been implemented to boost performance.
Sep 01, 2015 0