This year at Computex EVGA was showing off their brand new X299 Micro 2 motherboard, which of course is the successor to the X299 Micro EVGA initially announced with the X299 chipset.
- Computex 2018
Computex is the show where case maker In Win always shows off an over-the-top PC case, which typically becomes the talk of the show. Well this year at Computex 2018 they are showing off the brand new Z-Tower, which is made of cast aluminum and is definitely a show piece for sure!
Earlier this week Intel stole the headlines at Computex 2018, by showing off a 28-core processor running at 5.0 GHz. This is a great achievement, clocked at 5.0 GHz it was able to achieve a Cinebench score of 7334. Well it turns out this CPU required an industrial chiller to run at that clock speed.
Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced that its multi-award winning Razer Mechanical Switches will be coming to third-party keyboard makers later this year. Created from the ground up for gaming, Razer Mechanical Switches are renowned for their speed and accuracy.
GALAX was also another company showing off new DDR4 memory at Computex 2018. They unveiled their brand new Hall of Fame (HOF) Extreme Series limited edition DDR4 memory that has a stock speed of 5000 MHz!
I'm sure at some point you've had a bad PC setup. Maybe moving into a new place, waiting for a new desk to arrive or you just ran out of room. I can remember my horrible PC setups from when I was living at the dorms in college. If you have ever ventured over to the Shitty Battlestations sub-reddit you will find a lot of horrible PC setups. We will are going to pick 20 each month and feature them as 20 of the Worst PC setups for that month. Here are some of the bad ones from May.
If you head on over to the Blizzard Job Openings page you'll see that they are hiring no less than eleven full-time positions to work on a new unannounced Diablo game. Looking at the listing, which includes a Creative Director and Executive Producer it looks like this will be an entirely new game, not a Diablo II remaster.
AMD did announce a new graphics card at Computex 2018, although not really that new. They unveiled the Radeon RX Vega Nano, which is the successor to the high-end small form factor card the Radeon R9 Nano. This card was actually brought to life thanks to AMD add-in board partner PowerColor.