Archive for November 2018


Review: MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X TRIO 8G

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For our weekend read we review another GeForce RTX offering from MSI,  the Gaming X Trio edition from MSI. It cools great, it's incredibly silent and most of all, it's has a factory tweak out of the box that is doing really well. This card is definitely one to check out.

You can read the full review right here.

MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Gaming X TRIO review

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Today we review another GeForce RTX offering from MSI,  the Gaming X Trio edition from MSI. It cools great, it's incredibly silent and most of all, it's has a factory tweak out of the box that is doing really well. This card is definitely one to check out. Join us in a review.



Synology Releases DiskStation DS1819+ NAS

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Synology launched DiskStation DS1819+, an 8-bay desktop NAS providing outstanding performance with great expandability, ready to grow as your business thrives. 


Patriot Releases Viper Steel DDR4 16GB 4400MHz Extreme Performance Memory

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PATRIOT announced the release of their fastest kit ever of DDR4 memory today, VIPER STEEL SERIES DDR4 16GB (2x 8 GB) 4400 MHz. Built for the latest Intel and AMD platforms, the VIPER STEEL SERIES provides extreme performance and stability for the most demanding computer environments. 


MSI Reveals GeForce RTX 2070 Ventus Graphics Card

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MSI just added a new GeForce RTX to their lineup, the GeForce RTX 2070 Ventus. Slightly based of the armor series this model is likely to sell more specific in the Asia region. 


Download: GeForce 417.21 hotfix driver

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Download the Nvidia driver GeForce 417.21 hotfix as released by NVIDIA. It fixes a Memory Data Rate reporting issue, playing back video in Edge and a color format issue.

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3DMark "Port Royale" Ray Tracing Benchmark Release in January 2019

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The new 3DMark ray tracing benchmark will be shown in public for the first time at the GALAX GOC Grand Final overclocking contest in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on December 8. 3DMark Port Royal is the world’s first dedicated real-time ray tracing benchmark for gamers.


Guru3D Rig of the Month - November 2018

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This month we're visiting Cape Town, South Africa where ov3rvolt perhaps slightly pays some respect to Prince's Purple Rain. Then again, that was not the idea when he started building his rig two years ago. it is finally completed, meet his Purple Rain.

Check out the ROTM right here.



ADATA Launches ISSS316 and IMSS316 Industrial-Grade 3D NAND SSDs

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ADATA launched two industrial-grade SATA III SSD – the ADATA ISSS316 2.5" and IMSS316 3D TLC mSATA SSD and come in capacities ranging from 32GB to 1TB. Both  SSDs support LDPC (Low-Density Parity-Check) error correcting code technology to ensure data integrity.


Gigabyte set to release Mini-ITX RTX 2070 graphics cards

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We stay in the small form factor realm of things as there is one more product spotted, Gigabyte is releasing another Mini ITX card with a 17cm based singe fan cooler, this round it is based on the GeForce RTX 2070.


ZOTAC Launches GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5X Graphics Card

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Zotac now as well releases a GDDR5X version of the GeForce GTX 1060 named GTX 1060 6 GB G5X Destroyer. These have been fitted with GDDR5X and a GP104 GPU, and that's the one used on the GTX 1080. 


GeIL Adds New Additions Super Luce RGB Sync DDR4

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GeIL is adding new revisions SUPER LUCE RGB SYNC Series DDR4 memory. The new modules are available in three capacities and speeds: 4133 MHz 16 GB (8 GB x2) CL19-19-19-39 1.40 V, 3600 MHz 16GB (8 GB x2) CL16-18-18-36 1.35 V, and 3200 MHz 16 GB (8 GB x2) CL14-14-14-34 1.35V


ASUS Releases 32-inch ROG Strix XG32VQR 1440p 144Hz FreeSync 2 HDR

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ASUS is now listing the new 32-inch ROG Strix XG32VQR display, offering users a large FreeSync 2 HDR compliant VA panel with a wide color gamut (125% sRGB) and a high 144Hz maximum refresh rate. The monitor is an update to the ROG Strix XG32VQ, and has stronger backlighting up to 450 cd/m². 


Windows 10: New Intel Microcode for Spectre V3a, V4 & L1TF Gets Released

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Microsoft began rolling out Intel's new countermeasure code against the Spectre V3a, Spectre V4 and L1TF vulnerabilities through Windows Update. It starts with a patch for the latest version of Windows 10, version 1809 October 2018 Update, and Windows Server 2019.


German ICT exhibition CeBIT closes its doors

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You might remember it, ten to fifteen years ago CeBIT was the place to go and renown worldwide being the biggest computer exhibition from Europe. pretty much what Computex is these days. In roughly 2010 things slowly started to change though. 


Kolink Releases Value Chassis - Inspire K1

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The Kolink Inspire K1 RGB Midi-Tower is an ATX chassis wit a tempered glass front panel, complete with pre-installed 120mm RGB fans and an additional 80mm rear-mounted fan. The tidy interior of the Inspire K1 offers lots of space for installation, with easy access via removal of the tool-less acrylic side panel.



MSI Releases GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Armor OC and GDDR5X Memory

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Following the other AIBs MSI now as well released a GDDR5X version of the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Armor OC. These have been fitted with GDDR5X and GP104 GPU, and that's the one used on the GTX 1080. 


Download: Basemark GPU 1.1 released now with added DX12 support

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Today Basemark releases version 1.1 of its multi-platform graphics hardware evaluation tool Basemark GPU. Basemark GPU has been made available for free to download and use for personal users. Additionally, Basemark has provided professional versions for Benchmark Development Program members, corporate and commercial users.


JEDEC to Enable Standard 3D Models of Electronic Components

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JEDEC announced that its JC-11 Mechanical Standardization Committee will be releasing 3D models of new standard modules, packages, and socket outlines in addition to the detailed 2D drawings developed today.