Monthly Archives: February 2019

GPU-Z Updated to Version 2.17.0

NEWS

GPU-Z by TechPowerUp is a popular tool for monitoring your graphics card and has just received its latest update, Version 2.17.0, which brings with it support for a slew of new graphics cards including the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Titan RTX, Quadro RTX 4000, Radeon VII, and more, as well as support for AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition drivers.

WD Releases Line of Enterprise NVMe SSDs

PRESS RELEASE

Western Digital Corp today announced two new additions to its broad portfolio of NVMe-based systemsplatformsSSDs, and memory drives for data center and cloud customers. With a full portfolio covering applications from edge-to-core, these additions are the Western Digital Ultrastar DC SN630 NVMe SSD and the Western Digital CL SN720 NVMe SSD. Each leverages the power of Western Digital’s vertical integration capabilities, including internally developed controller and firmware architectures, and 64-layer 3D NAND technology. As a replacement for lower-performing SATA SSDs, these new NVMe drives meet the insatiable need for performance, scalability, endurance and low total cost of ownership (TCO) for public and private cloud deployments, hyperscale cloud environments, and next-generation workloads at the edge.

Images Suggest GeForce GTX 1650 to Have 4 GB Memory

NEWS

Andreas Schilling, an editor for the German news website Hardwareluxx, has posted some packaging images for the GeForce GTX 1650. In addition to the images, he has also stated that the card would contain 4 GB memory.

Metro Exodus Receives its Second Patch, Improves Integrated Graphics Performance

GAMING

Just days after receiving its first patch, 4A Games’ Metro Exodus has now received its second patch. The latest patch updates the Steam version of the game to 1.0.0.2 and the Epic Games Store version to 1.0.1.2.

MSI Afterburner 4.6.0 Beta 15 Released, Adds Radeon VII Overclocking

NEWS

MSI Afterburner, the utility many use for monitoring and overclocking their graphics cards, has just received an update to 4.6.0 Beta 15, which adds support for the AMD Radeon VII overclocking.

Huawei Launches HUAWEI Mate X

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At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the World’s Fastest 5G Foldable Phone, HUAWEI Mate X, redefining smartphone design with a foldable form factor. Reflecting the innovative DNA of the HUAWEI Mate Series, the HUAWEI Mate X features the Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge, 7nm multi-mode modem chipset Balong 5000, a high-capacity 4500mAh battery supporting the world’s fastest 55W HUAWEI SuperCharge and the brand new Interstellar Blue finish. When folded, the device is a huge display smartphone with a 6.6-inch screen, and when opened, it turns into a slim tablet with an 8-inch screen. The new multi-form factor revolutionises both productivity and entertainment experiences on a mobile device.

GeForce GTX 1650 and GeForce GTX 1660 Incoming, Pricing and Dates Revealed

NEWS

NVIDIA recently launched the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with a starting price of US$ 279, making it the most entry level and affordable Turing graphics card available. The Turing-based GeForce GTX cards are based on cut down but otherwise similar silicon to their RTX counterparts, with the biggest difference being the lack of RTX support and tensor cores. The GeForce GTX 1660 Ti won’t be the only member of the family, however, with the GeForce GTX 1660 non-Ti and GeForce GTX 1650 making an appearance soon.

ENERMAX Launches MAKASHI MK50

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ENERMAX, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance PC hardware products, announces the launch of MAKASHI MK50, a premium addressable RGB-ready E-ATX chassis. Featuring a subtle yet appealing RGB lighting strip on the front panel, MAKASHI MK50’s exterior is minimalist but elegant. The roomy E-ATX chassis supplies 3 designated mounting locations for liquid cooler installation and is capable to accommodate up to 8 fans, which provides gamers and modding enthusiasts with greater flexibility in cooling configuration. With several modern features, MAKASHI MK50 is a great choice for users to customize their rigs.

microSD Express – The Fastest Memory Card for Mobile Devices

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The SD Association announced today microSD Express, offering the popular PCI Express and NVMe interfaces alongside the legacy microSD interface for backwards compatibility. Like SD Express, microSD Express uses the PCIe interface delivering a 985 megabytes per second (MB/s) maximum data transfer rate and the NVMe upper layer protocol enables advanced memory access mechanism, enabling a new world of opportunities for mobile devices.

UL Corporation Announces Two New Benchmarks Coming to PCMark 10

PRESS RELEASE

UL Corporation today announces that two new benchmark tests that will soon be coming to PCMark 10. The first is our eagerly awaited PCMark 10 battery life benchmark. The second is a new benchmark test based on Microsoft Office applications.

Unknown Fate – Launch Trailer

GAMING

Release on March, 5th 2019 Unknown Fate is a surreal first person puzzle-adventure with a mysterious story. Travel in incredible worlds solving the puzzles and collecting Richard’s lost memories to uncover.

Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Platinum Keyboard – Cherry MX Brown Switches

REVIEW

Corsair is one of the more established names in the gaming peripheral market, having hit the scene running a few years ago. Today we’re having a look at the Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Platinum Keyboard using Cherry MX Brown mechanical switches with a rated lifespan of 50 million presses, their top of the range keyboard and the replacement to the non-Platinum version. The keyboard is available with a range of Cherry MX switches, but as Brown switches are my personal preference that’s the one I’m looking at today to avoid any possibility of subjectivity skewing my objective view negatively.

ZOTAC GAMING GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Series Arrives

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ZOTAC Technology, a global manufacturer of innovation, is pleased to expand the GeForce GTX line of graphics cards with the ZOTAC GAMING GeForce GTX 1660 Ti series featuring GDDR6 memory.

COLORFUL Launches iGame GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Ultra

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Colorful Technology Company Limited, professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and high-performance storage solutions is proud to announce the latest graphics card for gamers from the iGame series. The new COLORFUL iGame GeForce GTX 1660 Ti offers an excellent upgrade for gamers coming off from previous generation graphics cards who want to experience the new generation of mainstream gaming.

Arctic Reveals Semi-Passive Threadripper Cooler

NEWS

Arctic is a name known for some very impressive coolers, and today we get a glimpse of prototype of the absolutely gigantic cooler coming for AMD’s Threadripper platform, the Freezer 50 TR., which Arctic claims can passively cool a Threadripper CPU at low loads.

Introducing the EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

PRESS RELEASE

The EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Graphics Cards are powered by the all-new NVIDIA Turing architecture to give you incredible new levels of gaming realism, speed, power efficiency, and immersion.

Metro Exodus Receives First Patch

GAMING

Metro Exodus has had its first patch released by developer 4A Games. As well as the normal stability fixes, there are a few other thanings that have been tweaked, and the patch will automatically download and install the next time you open the game on either Steam or Epic Digital Store.

Supercharger INNO3D GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Twin X2

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INNO3D, a leading manufacturer of pioneering high-end multimedia components and various innovations is excited to announce the new Supercharger INNO3D GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Twin X2.

ASUS Announces ROG Strix, ASUS Dual, TUF Gaming, and Phoenix GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming Graphics Cards

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ASUS today announced four new flavors of the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card, spanning the ROG Strix, ASUS Dual, TUF Gaming, and Phoenix product lines. This new chipset leverages the unbridled essence of the Turing architecture, making it ideal for gamers seeking an uptick in performance on a budget. The proposition pairs perfectly with the slew of recent monitor offerings that are pushing high refresh rates and low response times at 1080p and 1440p. It’s a great time to be a competitive gamer.

GIGABYTE Unveils GeForce GTX 1660Ti Series Graphics Card

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GIGABYTE, the world’s leading premium gaming hardware manufacturer, today announced the latest GeForce GTX 1660Ti graphics cards powered by NVIDIA Turing architecture. GIGABYTE launched 5 graphics cards – AORUS GeForce GTX 1660Ti 6G, GeForce GTX 1660Ti GAMING OC 6G, GeForce GTX 1660Ti WINDFORCE OC 6G, GeForce GTX 1660Ti OC 6G, GeForce GTX 1660Ti MINI ITX OC 6G. These GeForce GTX 1660Ti graphics cards not only use overclocked GPUs certified by GIGABYTE but are also built with GIGABYTE cooling systems for game enthusiasts pursuing remarkable performance and the best gaming experience.

New GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Delivers Great Performance Leap for Every Gamer, Starting at $279

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NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, a new gaming GPU that delivers a big step up in performance and power efficiency for today’s most popular games. It is available now worldwide starting at $279.

AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 56 – from £249

NEWS

Gamers looking for the best performance in today’s most popular AAA titles, from Apex Legends to Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, need look no further than the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card. Offering high-end performance and incredible features with an attractive price tag, the GPU is now available from £249 on eBuyer and OCUK.

ENERMAX Intros New Addressable RGB Fan, SquA RGB

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ENERMAX, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance PC hardware products, announces the launch of an addressable RGB computer fan series, SquA RGB. SquA RGB made its debut at CES 2019 and caught much attention by its square-shaped lighting and optimized low 300RPM starting speed. SquA RGB will have Single Pack and 3-Fan Pack for retail market. In the Single Pack, users can plug & play the fan to showcase constant rainbow RGB lighting effect. As for 3-Fan Pack, SquA RGB especially includes ENERMAX integrated RGB control box for users to adjust lighting effects. The fans in both Single Pack and 3-Fan Pack can support synchronizable RGB lighting via motherboards (4-pin RGB header).

Samsung Raises the Bar with Galaxy S10

PRESS RELEASE

Celebrating a decade since the launch of the first Galaxy S, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduces a new line of premium smartphones: Galaxy S10. With four unique devices, the Galaxy S10 line is engineered to meet the distinct needs of today’s smartphone market, so consumers can do more of what they love. Each device delivers a next-generation experience in the categories consumers care about most: ground-breaking innovations in display, camera and performance.

GAINWARD GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Series – The New Supercharger

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As the leading brand in enthusiastic graphics market, Gainward proudly presents the all new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti series – Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Ghost and Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Pegasus series. Gainward’s new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti series is built with the breakthrough graphics performance of the award-winning NVIDIA Turing™ architecture. These advanced graphics cards are designed to deliver a powerful combination of gaming innovation and next-gen graphics. With the new Turing’s architecture, the gaming performance will outgo up to 1.5 times than the GeForce GTX 1060 6GB. It’s a blazing-fast supercharger for today’s most popular games, and even faster with modern titles.