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Huawei Announces EMUI 9.0


LONDON, UK – September 4, 2018 – At IFA 2018, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced EMUI 9.0, the next major update to the Android-based operating system (OS) from Huawei.

As one of the first Android Pie-based custom systems, EMUI 9.0 offers a premium user experience that is underpinned by an intuitive interface and rich features. The EMUI 9.0 is currently on beta, which is now open for registration. Additional features will be launched together with the upcoming HUAWEI Mate 20 Series.

AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Now Available


Today, AMD announced that the 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X, with 16-cores and 32-threads, is now available for purchase. At $899, the Ryzen Threadripper 2950X delivers up to 41 percent more multi-threaded performance than the Core i9-7900X.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper “X” series is designed for prosumers, enthusiasts, and multitasking gamers, and now with 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X, AMD ups the ante with significant technology advancements and higher clockspeeds than ever before. Not only that, but the incredible X399 platform – the only solution for users who need the most I/O and exclusive ECC memory support on desktop – gets even better with StoreMI storage acceleration technology.

10 Years in the Making: NVIDIA Brings Real-Time Ray Tracing to Gamers with GeForce RTX


NVIDIA today unveiled the GeForce RTX series, the first gaming GPUs based on the new NVIDIA Turing architecture and the NVIDIA RTX platform, which fuses next-generation shaders with real-time ray tracing and all-new AI capabilities.

NVIDIA RTX Platform Brings Real-Time Ray Tracing and AI to Barrage of Blockbuster Games


Following the introduction of the first NVIDIA Turing architecture-based GeForce RTX gaming GPUs, NVIDIA today announced that a barrage of blockbuster games — led by Battlefield V and Shadow of the Tomb Raider — are being developed on the NVIDIA RTX platform, enabling real-time ray tracing and all-new AI capabilities in games.

NVIDIA Unveils GeForce RTX, World’s First Real-Time Ray Tracing GPUs


In a series of announcements that left more than 1,200 gamers gathered Monday in Cologne alternately breathless, giddy with laughter, and shouting their enthusiasm, Jensen Huang introduced the GeForce RTX series of gaming processors, representing the biggest leap in performance in NVIDIA’s history.

US-China Trade War to Drive Up Prices of PCs


Recent news has it that Trump is at it again. Heavy taxes from the USA will have a massive influence on us all and we expect that the steel industry, naturally, won’t be the only area affected by a large rise in prices.

Trade wars between the US and China will mean that prices of computers will be drastically affected. As we already know most technological products are manufactured in China these days, because it is way cheaper. Restrictions on exports has already meant that AMD will no longer be able to manufacture their newest x86 server processors in China and export them. These processors will still be manufactured in China but they will only be sold domestically.

EVGA X299 DARK BIOS Update Includes OC Robot and CPU Stress Test


A new BIOS Update is available now for the EVGA X299 DARK Motherboard which features several brand new exclusive features. This new update is further proof of EVGA’s commitment to the enthusiast community, and these new features will also be standard on all future EVGA enthusiast motherboards!

Key Features of the New EVGA GUI BIOS

  • Built in CPU Stress Test – Test your CPU overclock with the click of a button from directly in the BIOS! No reboot needed.
  • EVGA OC Robot – Automatically test and find a stable overclock for your system.
  • Gamer Mode – Set a conservative overclock in seconds.

Mobile Data Soon to be Carried Over


We are all aware of the annoying tendency of data to simply disappear from your cell phone after carefully managing every spent megabyte to make it last. This has been a common “feature” of mobile data since the inception of the concept in South Africa – and finally it seems to near an end. Well, sort of.

Sharkoon Introduces SKILLER SGH3 Gaming Headset with External USB Sound Card


With the SKILLER SGH3, Sharkoon introduces the most versatile stereo headset of the SKILLER series. The Hi-Fi capable 53 mm drivers promise a forceful sound which can be adjusted according to personal preferences via the external USB sound card. The sound card incorporates a hardware equalizer and is supplied with the headset. The straightforward design, detachable microphone and modular cable connections should also make the headset attractive for mobile use.

Cooler Master Releases the Gaming Mouse for Everyone


JULY 10, 2018 – Cooler Master, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative gaming peripherals and computer components, today announces the release of its new ergonomic ambidextrous RGB gaming mouse, the CM310.

We created a new mouse for gamers that are looking for a comfortable, ambidextrous, RGB gaming mouse that doesn’t break the bank. With the wrap around illumination and 10000 DPI sensor- both performance and looks checkboxes are covered,”says Bryant Nguyen, Peripheral General Manager.

AMD and Ubisoft Add FreeSync 2 HDR Support to Far Cry 5


Today, AMD and Ubisoft have raised the bar for fluid, vivid HDR gaming thanks to a new patch from Ubisoft bringing FreeSync 2 HDR support to Far Cry 5. Radeon gamers with supporting FreeSync 2 HDR monitors can select the option for FreeSync 2 while fighting to save Hope Country. FreeSync 2 HDR brings the content displayed on compatible monitors one step closer to the artistic vision of the developer by targeting the display’s brightness, contrast and color gamut capabilities directly.

Manli Announces GeForce GTX 1080Ti Gallardo with RGB Lights


Established in 1996, Manli Technology has been a major manufacturer and exporter of graphics cards and other components. With headquarters in Hong Kong, Manli’s branches and facilities continue to expand into China, Japan, Korea, Western Europe, and the Middle East.

Manli announced this week that they’ll be rolling two new GTX 1080 Ti models off their production line. The GTX 1080 Ti with RGB models form part of their Gallardo series, which is supposed to represent “elegance” and “bravery.” From the looks of it, they might just hit the target with this name. The golden box features medieval, battle-inspired armour and weapons and certainly exhibits the image they are looking for. That being said, the packaging isn’t what makes the card, so let’s delve a bit deeper.