Archive for January 2019

Guru3D Rig of the Month - January 2019

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The first Rig Of The Month for 2019 is not necessarily the most beautiful one. However it is very unique and the amount of time that went into this PC, is staggering. But please do understand the craftsmanship and originality in his idea-  Pink Floyd anyone?

Check out the ROTM January 2019 right here.


ASUS Announces FX HDD External Hard Drive

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ASUS today announced ASUS FX HDD, the world's first 2.5-inch external hard drive featuring Aura Sync RGB lighting technology, which provides a brilliant, personalised look with more than 16 million colour options and works with other Aura-enabled products, enabling gamers to create a system with synchronised lighting harmony.

Cherry Reveals DW 9000 Slim Combo

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CHERRY, the specialist for computer input devices, introduces the DW 9000 SLIM, a wireless desktop set with rechargeable battery. 

MSI Launches Infinity X 9th: Its Most Powerful Gaming Desktop

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MSI is proudly announcing its new edition of Infinite X Gaming desktop. Featuring the Intel 9th generation processors up to i9-9900K, the MSI Infinite X 9th can overlock its system, offering addictive power for any gameplay.

MSI Also Reveals Trident X Series SFF Gaming Desktops

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MSI continues to innovate its desktop product line and has built upon its strong heritage of delivering the first desktop built for Pro gamers. Today, MSI proudly introduces the brand new Trident X Series with the latest MSI GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card and the Intel 9th Gen Core K series processors.

Intel Xeon W-3175X 28-core Processor Released at $2,999

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Starting today Intel offers their Xeon W-3175X processor, an unlocked 28-core workstation built for select, highly-threaded and computing-intensive applications such as architectural and industrial design and professional content creation. 

Review: ASUS GeForce RTX 2060 STRIX OC

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Join us as we review the new ASUS GeForce RTX 2060 STRIX OC edition. This premium product has already been tweaked the cards towards an 1830 MHz Boost frequency for you, making this a very rather fast offer in the RTX lineup, that looks terrific and familiar as well.

Read the review right here.

ASUS GeForce RTX 2060 STRIX OC review

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We review the new ASUS RTX 2060 STRIX OC edition. This premium product has already been tweaked the cards towards an 1830 MHz Boost frequency for you, making this a very rather fast offer in the RTX lineup, that looks terrific and familiar as well. 

Samsung 1 TB Embedded Universal Flash Storage for Smartphones

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Powered by the company’s fifth-generation V-NAND, the new Universal Flash Storage offers 20x more storage than a 64GB internal memory and 10x the speed of a typical microSD card for data-intensive applications.

PowerColor Shows its Radeon VII With photos

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Following ASRock and Sapphire, PowerColor now also outs their Radeon VII in a reference design. Word is that PowerColor will however release some custom models in the Devil series at one point. 

AMD Fourth Quarter and Annual 2018 Financial Results

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AMD announced revenue for fiscal year 2018 of $6.48 billion, operating income of $451 million, net income of $337 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.32. On a non-GAAP basis, operating income was $633 million, net income was $514 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.46.

Razer New Quartz Pink Edition for Valentine Day

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Razer today unveiled the latest high-performance gaming gear and accessories to be given the popular Quartz Pink treatment. Razer's Quartz Pink colorway was first launched in 2018 to the delight of gamers, streamers and influencers worldwide. With a humble lineup of 4 peripherals to choose from, it was the beginning of a 'pink phenomenon'.

AMD Radeon VII 3DMark results Surface

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AMD is yet to release the up and coming Radeon VII, the first benchmarks, however, have been spotted and posted. An in Fire Strike the card scores approximately equal to the GeForce RTX 2080 from Nvidia, in 3DMark Time Spy the Radeon VII is a notch slower.

Noctua introduces new thermal compounds and cleaning wipes

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Noctua today introduced NT-H2, improved second generation hybrid thermal compound. Combining the NT-H1’s proven features and renowned long-term stability with a novel, fine-tuned formula of microparticles for better thermal performance, NT-H2 is an enthusiast-grade paste.

Philips outs 499P9H with SuperWide display

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MMD, a brand license partner for Philips monitors, is launching the all-new Philips 499P9H Brilliance 32:9 SuperWide curved LCD display.

Review: Patriot Viper Steel 4000 MHz DDR4

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Today we are reviewing Patriot Viper Steel DDR4 memory. This is a new variant of the Patriot Viper series, which quite surprisingly doesn’t have RGB support (unlike the Viper Gaming RGB kit that we checked out previously). A kit running a 4000 MHz frequency.

Read the full review here.


Samsung announces 8K display driver IC (DDI)

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Samsung announced an 8K display driver IC (DDI) that helps deliver true-to-life 8K resolution in sleek TV designs with industry-leading intra-panel data transfer speed at up to 4-gigabit-per-second (Gbps).

MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti listed at Eurasian Economic Commission website

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The problem with international trade is that you have to list the product you are about to sell, that includes products that do not even exist for the general public just yet. And yeah, MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics cards are listed at Eurasian Economic Commission website.

ASRock readies nine AMD X570 motherboards with Zen2 / Ryzen 3000 support

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All signs indicate some sort of Ryzen 3000 (7nm) aka Matisse release half way this year, likely we'll see new announcements on Computex. Motherboard manufacturers are already warming up their SMT lines, as ASRock apparently prepares seven AMD X570 motherboards.

MSI Launches MPG Gungnir 100 and MAG Vampiric 100 Chassis

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The MPG GUNGNIR 100 case is inspired by the sharp look and feel of "Gungnir," the legendary spear wielded by the Norse god Odin. This advanced case adopts plain industrial design, featuring a 4mm tinted tempered glass panel to showcase its internals, accentuated with an ARGB fan.

FSP Releases CMT340 Gaming PC Case

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FSP announces the availability of the CMT340 RGB PC Gaming case, the world's smallest mid-tower chassis that can fit a 360 mm radiator. With four amazing looking and addressable RGB fans and two "galaxy dark" tempered glass panels, the CMT340 is a proposition for gamers on a budget.