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NVIDIA Announces RTX Triple Thread Bundle

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From time to time, NVIDIA bundles a well sought-after AAA title with their higher end graphics card, but often it is a collection of less popular games or even in-game currencies. Not this time, however, with the new RTX Triple Threat Bundle which offers up to three of the biggest games of today.

Enermax Releases STARRYFORT SF30 Chassis

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The STARRYFORT SF30 RGB Gaming Tower comes with 4x pre-installed addressable SquA RGB fans and a RGB LED side stripe. The tempered glass panorama side window provides a clear view of the installed components, making it ideal for builds with RGB lighting. STARRYFORT SF30’s integrated RGB hub can control 6x addressable RGB devices or synchronize with supported motherboard software. A detachable PSU side cover and a removable HDD cage ensures an easy installation and cable management. STARRYFORT SF30 offers broad support for liquid coolers in sizes 360, 280, 240, 140 and 120 mm.

Intel Takes Steps to Enable Thunderbolt 3 Everywhere, Releases Protocol

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Intel is well on its way to making the innovation delivered with Thunderbolt 3 available to everyone. Today, Intel announced that it contributed the Intel Thunderbolt protocol specification to the USB Promoter Group, enabling other chip makers to build Thunderbolt compatible silicon, royalty-free. In addition, the USB Promoter Group announced the pending release of the USB4 specification, based on the Thunderbolt protocol. The convergence of the underlying Thunderbolt and USB protocols will increase compatibility among USB Type-C connector-based products, simplifying how people connect their devices.

ENERMAX Readies AQUAFUSION, the Splendid ARGB AIO Liquid Cooler Series

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ENERMAX, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance PC hardware products, announces the launch of AQUAFUSION, a new closed-loop liquid cooler series. The new addressable RGB CPU cooler lineup is characterized by a unique Aurabelt water-block and ENERMAX SquA RGB fans for brilliant LED lighting effects.

Besides the stunning lighting, AQUAFUSION features ENERMAX’s patented cooling technology, Shunt-Channel-Technology (SCT) cold-plate design; the SCT can prevent the formation of the boundary layer and enhance the liquid flow inside the cold-plate, which helps reduce the formation of hot spots.

HUAWEI Mate X Wins GLOMO Award

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The HUAWEI Mate X foldable 5G smartphone has won GSMA’s prestigious “Best Connected Mobile Device of Mobile World Congress 2019” award with its Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge, leading 5G communication capability, innovative human-smartphone interaction and HUAWEI SuperCharge during Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2019.

Android 9.0 Pie Update Coming to Razer Phone 2

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WHO: Razer, the leading lifestyle brand for gamers, and its flagship gaming phone, the Razer Phone 2.

WHAT: A major software update to the Razer Phone 2 to Android 9.0 Pie, which provides operating system enhancements including gesture-based navigation with Google Assistant, interactive app functionality and search, battery life optimization, privacy features including background app controls, access to digital well-being, video recording in 4k at 60fps.

Sharkoon VG7-W: Midi Tower for Price-Conscious Gamers

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Sharkoon Technologies is an international supplier of PC components and peripherals which boasts performance at a reasonable price. Sharkoon introduces its new ATX midi tower: the VG7-W. This PC case combines an expressive appearance with the ideal intake of air, and despite the compact dimensions, no-one should have to make great compromises when choosing the hardware for their new system. This is thanks to a structured and roomy design inside the case provided by the manufacturer.

GoPro HERO7 Black Goes White-Hot!

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What’s white, but not quite, and black all over? GoPro’s new limited-edition HERO7 Black camera in Dusk White, available around the world beginning March 2. This is the first time GoPro has released a special colorway of its flagship camera, which means you get all the goodness of the award-winning HERO7 Black while earning bonus points for limited-edition style.

DEAD OR ALIVE 6 Available Now on Steam

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DEAD OR ALIVE 6, the latest in the family of 3D fighting games by developer and publisher Koei Tecmo Games, is available now on Steam. The original DEAD OR ALIVE arcade game appeared in 1996, and the series has since appeared on a multitude of consoles and arcade machines around the world. In DEAD OR ALIVE 6, the world of DOA is brought back more vibrant than ever, featuring both enhanced visuals and an updated combat systems, aimed to provide the highest possible level of new fighting entertainment.

LIANLI PC-O11 Dynamic Designed by Razer Collaboration Now Available for Pre-Order

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LIANLI Industrial Co. Ltd., world’s leading manufacturer of aluminum chassis for enthusiasts, in partnership with Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, is thrilled to announce that pre-orders for this special collaboration project between two veterans in the gaming industry is now finally open. Since the PC-O11 Dynamic Razer edition’s first appearance at Computex 2018, fans worldwide have been eagerly waiting for its debut. LIANLI has heard you!

Thermaltake Unveils Pure 20 ARGB TT Premium Edition 200mm Fan

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Thermaltake has added another addition to its family of ARGB case fans with the Pure 20 ARGB TT Premium Edition 200 mm fan, making it one of the biggest ARGB fans available and perfect for the front intake of a computer case.

Cooler Master Releases Gaming Keyboard with Aimpad: MK850

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Cooler Master, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative gaming peripherals and computer components, today announces the release of its new analog mechanical gaming keyboard, the MK850.

Newly Upgraded EK-Annihilator PRO for Both Narrow and Square ILM Type Sockets

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EK Water Blocks, the leading premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer is releasing revised server grade EK-Annihilator PRO water blocks that are specifically developed for LGA 3647 (Socket P) Intel processors. The two variants of the water blocks cover Square and Narrow ILM socket mountings by choice. The core of the new CPU water block was further refined to manage the growing heat dissipation of new processors and to further upgrade connectivity options for server rack requirements. The new server/workstation-grade CPU block is 1U chassis type compatible for use with server racks.

AOC Joins Intel Extreme Masters Katowice

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AOC invites all fans to join them at IEM Katowice at the renowned Spodek Arena from March 1-3. The display specialist will be host to diverse activities and feature their brand new model AGON AG273QCG, the fastest 240 Hz monitor in the AOC gaming line-up, the AGON AG251FZ and last but not least their recent AOC G2590PX/G2 Signature Edition gaming monitor presented by the G2 Esports CS:GO team, which will be on site for the CS:GO-Major. All the action will take place at the Alsen booth in the International Congress Centre.

GPU-Z Updated to Version 2.17.0

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.