Review: Be quiet! Pure Rock SLIM CPU Cooler
We test and review the be quiet! Pure Rock SLIM CPU Cooler. The cooler might not be the strongest performer on the block, but it is small, agile and intended for 'smaller' builds. Small or not, it is deadly silent but still packs enough punch to cool even a Core i7 4790K, albeit it's not an easy job for this one.
Read the review here.
Google: Antivirus Scanners are Pretty Much Useless
Google’s senior security engineer Darren Bilby has stated virus scanners are pretty much useless and that the advice users receive on safe internet use is “horrible”. This statement he made during a presentation at the Kiwicon hacking conference in Wellington, New Zealand.Read more
PowerColor Outs More Value Radeon RX 470 Red Dragon V2 Graphics Card
But lets call it the Radeon RX 470 Red Dragon V2 the budget model. Tagged under SKU code AXRX470 4GBD5-3DHDV2/OC this budget minded version of the Radeon RX 470 has received a somewhat cheaper design cooler with one 100mm spinner.Read more
Plextor EX1 USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Portable SSD does 500 MBps Writes
Plextor launches their latest line of USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C portable SSDs, the EX1. Coming in three different storage capacities: 128GB, 256GB and 512GB, these ultra-compact portable SSDs (shock & vibration proof) are built with Hynix 16nm TLC NAND Flash memory chips.Read more
ASRock Z270 Fatal1ty Motherboard Spotted
Over in Asia a new Kaby lake ready Z270 motherboard has surfaced, this time the ASRock Z270 Fatal1ty. Expreview is the one posting them.Read more
Download GeForce 375.95 Hotfix driver
It's driver download galore, you can now grab the Download GeForce 375.95 Hotfix driver. This is GeForce Hot Fix driver that addresses the Low memory clocks on certain factory-overclocked Pascal cards.
Download AMD Radeon Software Crimson 16.11.4 Hotfix driver
You can now download and grab the new AMD Radeon Software Crimson 16.11.4 Hotfix driver. This release is focused on DX12 support for Civ6 & several end user fixes.
HDR Gaming on AMD RX 400 Series Cards Limited to 8-bit via HDMI
There is an interesting read available today at Heise.de, it is a German based website though so allow me to relay their findings. As you all know 10-bit HDR is one of the emerging technologies that for example you can enjoy on the new Polaris based Playstation and your RX 400 series based graphics card.Read more
Nanoxia presents the CoolForce 1
The CoolForce 1 features a spacious interior that offers unexpectedly much space for high-end hardware and water cooling systems, despite relatively compact dimensions.Read more
Sharkoon M25-W ATX Midi Tower has built-in Sound card
In the category "weird things you can do with your chassis" Sharkoon released the M25-W series chassis with built in soundcard. The M25-W, available in both black and white have acrylic side panel displays which stays well-lit thanks to the LED fan mounted in the rear panel.Read more
AMD Zen to get three perf tiers and sits at the €200 marker
An interesting slide surfaced at the Chiphell forum. As you guys know, AMD ZEN processors developed under code-name Summit Ridge (RS) will be released in Q1 of 2017. The initial wave will see 8-core processors. The new slide shows an internal presentation from AMD, there will be three categories processors with the mainstream SKUs in the €200 /$200 marker.Read more
G.Skill To Offer Cherry MX Speed switches for KM570
It looks like the KM570 series mechanical keyboards are a bit of a hit for G.Skill, last week we reviewed the Cherry MX red version, this week they are announcing a model with speed-switches (Cherry MX Speed Silver)Read more
MSI Launches Intel SSD bundle with MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard
MSI announces that the MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon (review here) will be bundled with an Intel 600P Series SSD, combining the mightiest assets from MSI and Intel.Read more
Review: Glorious Modular Mechanical Keyboard
We review the Glorious Modular Mechanical Keyboard, short the GMMK. Announced on Instagram and a few keyboard forums it is rather a dazzling thing and qualifies for quite possibly the most niche and underground announcement I’ve ever seen. After 10 months of development, the GMMK is released, again announced in forums, and available.
Read the full review here.
ADATA SD700 durable external hard drive
ADATA unveiled the SD700 durable external hard drive. The SD700 represents the first time 3D NAND SSD has achieved IP68 dust and water proof specifications in addition to military-grade shock proofing, all thanks to a tough protective enclosure and meticulous testing.Read more
LEPA Offers NEOllusion an RGB processor cooler
LEPA presented the working prototype of NEOllusion at Computex 2016; this unique RGB cooler instantly became a fascinating eye-catcher for its vivid luminance and impeccable RGB lighting effects. After 6 months of product improvement, LEPA now announces the launch of NEOllusion, aremote controlled RGB air cooler.Read more
Nvidia will Bundle Watch Dogs 2 with Series 10 Graphics Cards
Nvidia is initiation a 'hackers wanted' campaign. Obviously it is tied towards Watch Dogs 2 as they will be bundling the game with a GeForce Series 10 purchase.Read more
I-O Data WN-AX2033GR Dual-Band WiFi Router as 360 Connect Functionality
I-O Data just released their WN-AX2033GR Dual-Band WiFi Router, which has what is called a 360 Connect Function. Coming with ‘360 Connect’ function – to emit radio waves in all directions, hence 360 degrees.Read more