Archive for November 2023

BIOSTAR Reveals B650MT Motherboard and AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645 Combo

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The BIOSTAR B650MT motherboard, paired with the AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645 processor, offers a reliable workstation setup tailored to office users and businesses. This technical overview delves into the key features and capabilities of this hardware combination, emphasizing performance, efficiency, and security for modern workplace demands.
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Asus Dual GeForce RTX 4060 Ti SSD OC Edition with M.2 Slot Review

Graphics cards 1022 Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 10

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We review the Asus Dual GeForce RTX 4060 Ti SSD OC Edition, a graphics card, a unique offering that incorporates an M.2 SSD slot. Designed with small form factor systems in mind, this card enables system builders to access a full-bandwidth M.2 slot for additional storage without the need for a second PCIe slot.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 23.30.13.01 Beta Driver Release

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AMD has recently unveiled the beta version 23.30.13.01 of its Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition drivers, designed to cater to RX 400 series and newer GPUs. In this release, notable improvements have been made for the game "Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora." It's worth mentioning that the option to perform a factory reset is currently disabled as a precautionary measure to prevent potential issues during Windows installations. 


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Surge in China Demand for AMD Radeon RX 7900 Series Amid US Tech Sanctions

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In China, there has been a notable increase in demand for AMD's RDNA 3 graphics cards, particularly the Radeon RX 7900 XTX and XT models. This trend is largely attributed to the impact of US sanctions on China's high-tech sector, which include export restrictions on advanced graphics cards such as the Geforce RTX 4090.
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Windows 11 Build 26002 Introduces New Power Saving Mode and Enhancements

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The recent 'canary' preview build of Windows 11, version 26002, introduces a new power-saving mode, augmenting the existing energy efficiency features of the operating system. This mode is particularly designed to minimize energy usage in both laptop and desktop computers, though it's important to recognize that this may lead to reductions in system performance.


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TP-LINK Unveils Three WiFi 7 Routers: BE3600, BE5100, and BE6500

Published by Hilbert Hagedoorn 1

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TP-LINK in Asia has introduced three new WiFi 7 routers: BE3600, BE5100, and BE6500. These routers have made their appearance on Asia based JD's product page and are expected to be available for purchase in the near future. The pricing for these routers is set at $45, $49, and $99, with the initial prices anticipated to be slightly higher.


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Mechanical Hard Drive Prices Expected to Surge Amid Key Supplier Shutdowns

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Key suppliers of mechanical hard drives have recently ceased factory operations, leading to anticipations of a significant price increase in the coming year. Reports indicate that Lisenko Technology Co., Ltd., formerly known as Heqiao Technology, a major producer of films used in mechanical hard drives, is on the brink of closing its factory located in the Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, China. This impending closure is resulting in phased staff layoffs.
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JONSBO D300 Mini Tower PC Case with Curved Tempered Glass and Versatile Fan Mounting

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JONSBO has introduced the "D300" mini tower PC case featuring a pillarless design and a curved tempered glass panel. This case, available in black and white variants, offers versatile cooling options and ample space for components. The D300 supports a wide range of cooling fans, including top-mounted 120mm x 3 or 140mm x 2, side-mounted 120mm x 3, rear-mounted 120/140mm x 1, bottom-mounted 120mm x 1, and power supply unit shroud-mounted 120mm x 2.
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Thermalright Assassin Spirit 120 EVO DARK CPU Cooler

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Thermalright, headquartered in Taiwan, recently introduced the "Assassin Spirit 120 EVO DARK" side-flow CPU cooler in a sleek black color, marking a notable addition to their cooling solutions. This side-flow CPU cooler features a slim heatsink with a thickness of 48mm and an offset design that strategically moves the heat dissipation fins backward to minimize interference with memory slots.
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NVIDIA Plans to Launch China-Compliant GeForce RTX 4090 D Graphics Card

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NVIDIA is set to introduce the GeForce RTX 4090 D graphics card in China, aligning with US export regulations. This move comes in response to the suspension of sales for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 in China and certain markets since November 17. The reason behind this suspension was the Total Processing Performance (TPP) of the GeForce RTX 4090 exceeding 4800, leading to its removal from China NVIDIA's product offerings.
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BenQ launches new beCreatus DP1310 USB-C Hybrid Dock

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BenQ has launched their latest Industry-leading dual source dock, the beCreatus DP310 Hybrid Dock, fitted with both USB-C and HDMI inputs. BenQ's latest product launch is aimed to support programmers, creators, designers, and editors to enhance their display productivity and efficiency when navigating different input sources.
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GPU-Z Download v2.56.0

Videocards - Handy Utilities 86 Updated by Hilbert Hagedoorn 0

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Download GPU-Z, a highly specialized and efficient diagnostic utility for graphics subsystems. GPU-Z is crafted to provide detailed and accurate information about your graphics card and GPU. GPU-Z delivers essential insights into your system's graphics hardware. 

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Chinese Loongson 3A6000 IPC matches Core i5 14600K but is held by by frequency

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China-based Loongson Technology has unveiled the 3A6000 processor, more than a year following its initial announcement. The 3A6000 is manufactured using a 14/12nm process and is designed with four cores and eight threads. It operates at a base clock speed of 2 GHz and can reach up to 2.5 GHz with turbo boost, featuring a Thermal Design Power (TDP) of 50W.
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OneXGPU: A Portable eGPU with Radeon RX 7600M XT and M.2 SSD Slot

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One-Netbook Technology, based in China, has initiated crowdfunding on Indiegogo for its external GPU unit, "OneXGPU," featuring the Radeon RX 7600M XT. The campaign, starting at $599, introduces the OneXGPU as one of the world's smallest external GPUs, boasting the RDNA 3 architecture for the Radeon RX 7600M XT.
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Analysis of AMD Ryzen 8040 Hawk Point CPU Performance Against Intel Meteor Lake

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AMD has recently introduced the Ryzen 7040 series, branded as Phoenix Point, focusing on the ultra-thin laptop market. Following its release, AMD is preparing for an upgrade with the Ryzen 8040 series, known as Hawk Point. These CPUs are designed for laptop use, targeting mid-range segments rather than competing at the highest levels of gaming or budget CPU performance.
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Team Group Announces T-CREATE CinemaPr P31 Portable External SSD

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T-CREATE has unveiled the T-CREATE CinemaPr P31 Portable External SSD. Designed to cater to the needs of professional photographers, filmmakers, and smartphone users such as the iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max owners, this external SSD offers fast and dependable expanded storage, making it ideal for capturing high-quality content.
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Arctic Liquid Freezer II 420 ARGB cooler review

Cooling 188 Published by Krzysztof Hukalowicz 15

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Today, we are reviewing a 420 mm variant of an AIO cooler from the Arctic, Liquid Freezer II 420 ARGB. We’ve already covered the A-RGB 360 mm version and 240 mm 2 years ago and the non-RGB 280 mm – 3 years ago. This time, it’s the biggest available version, and it will be checked on an AMD Ryzen 7900X and 13th-gen Intel i9 13900K (previously, it was i7 4790K and i9 9900K), so it’s an up-to-date setup.

ASUS Releases VZ24EHF-W: A 24-Inch Slim LCD Display at 6.5mm

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ASUS has introduced the VZ24EHF-W, a 24-inch Full HD liquid crystal display (LCD) featuring an IPS panel. This display boasts a slim profile, with its thinnest point measuring a mere 6.5mm. Additionally, the narrow bezel design makes it ideal for multi-display setups. The monitor supports a 100Hz refresh rate and features Adaptive Sync technology, catering to casual gamers.
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Thermaltake Outs Pacific SR280 and SR420 Radiators

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Thermaltake introduced the Pacific SR280 and Pacific SR420 Radiators for comprehensive water cooling solutions, available in both black and white variants. These radiators feature 14 flat water cooling tubes extending from the brass tank, equipped with 17FPI high-density copper fins designed to efficiently dissipate coolant heat. Utilizing a 140mm fan (sold separately), these radiators demonstrate robust cooling performance.
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GAMDIAS releases CHIONE M4 LCD display liquid cooler

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GAMDIAS Technology, a leading brand for high-performance PC gaming hardware and peripherals, launched its innovative and customizable CHIONE M4 LCD display liquid cooler. The CHIONE M4 delivers powerful cooling for your CPU through its patented in-line PWM pump, a 32 mm thick radiator, and hydraulic ARGB fans to reach an advanced level of coolness. It also features a 2.1" LCD screen on the water block that displays CPU temperature, fan speed, and pump speed stats in real-time.


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GEEKOM Prepares to Introduce AMD R7 7840HS and R9 7940HS Mini PCs

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The sector of mini PCs is witnessing an expansion, and GEEKOM is establishing its presence by offering machines that are priced to compete, leveraging its collaborative efforts with ASUS. The company is gearing up to release a new mini host model featuring the R7 7840HS and R9 7940HS processors.
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