World’s First Tactical Gaming Monitor AORUS AD27QD Announced!

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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, has launched the world’s first tactical gaming monitor, AORUS AD27QD, today. Heading into a new market, AORUS is well prepared and confident that the exclusive features on the monitor can give gamers a tactical advantage over their enemies while gaming. AORUS AD27QD is a 27inch flat screen frameless monitor. It uses an IPS panel with QHD (2560×1440, 2K) resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate in 1ms (MPRT) response time. Not only is the view angle up to 178 degrees, it also meets 95% DCI-P3 standards along with 10bits color, so the monitor can provide users astonishingly beautiful pictures. On top of that, the monitor has passed VESA certified DisplayHDR 400 standards which gives users spectacular display quality; With AMD Radeon FreeSync​ technology, the monitor can provide the most fluent gaming experience to let you enjoy your gaming without picture stripping.

Introducing the EVGA Z390 DARK – Revolutionary Design

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The power of the DARK side of EVGA’s Z390 motherboards is now available! After setting the bar with the X299 DARK, EVGA went back to work to design the next generation of motherboards designed exclusively for the world’s top overclockers… or those looking to become one of the world’s top overclockers. No effort was spared to improve the power design, layout, or features of the Z390 DARK.

Thermaltake New Coolant P1000 Pastel and T1000 Transparent at CES 2019

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Thermaltake, the leading PC DIY premium brand for Cooling, Gaming Gear and Enthusiast Memory solutions, today released the latest coolant products– P1000 Pastel Coolant Series and T1000 Transparent Coolant Series at the Venetian Hotel Veronese 2402 Suite from January 8th (Tue) to 11th (Fri). Thermaltake P1000 Pastel Coolant Series and Thermaltake T1000 Transparent Coolant Series are both designed with TT lastest formula to be used as anti-corrosion protection fluid and heat-transfer medium for PC water-cooling.

14 January 2019 – Reviews Around the Web

CASES ● Thermaltake Level 20 VT HardwareInside German

GRAPHICS CARDS ● GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs. Radeon RX 570 TechSpot ● XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy HardwareInside German ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Hexus ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Hexus  ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Guru3D  ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 KitGuru  ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 LegitReviews  ● NVIDIA RTX 2060 Founders Edition 6 GB TechPowerUp  ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 TomsHardware  ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 TweakTown  ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 ComputerBase German ● NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 CowcotLand French ● Zotac RTX 2060 AMP 6 GB TechPowerUp

MEMORY ● Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 Light Enhancement Kit HardwareCooking French ● Thermaltake 32GB DDR4-3200MHz WaterRAM RGB KitGuru

MONITORS ● iiyama G-Master GB2730QSU-B1 Silver Crow HardwareInside German ● MSI Optix MAG341CQ TomsHardware

MOTHERBOARDS ● ASRock Z390 Extreme4 TweakTown ● Gigabyte Z390 Designare TweakTown ● MSI MPG Z390M Gaming Edge AC OCaholic ● ASRock Z390 Extreme4 OCaholic ● ASRock X399 Phantom Gaming 6 TechPowerUp ● ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 9 TomsHardware

PERIPHERALS ● Corsair IronClaw RGB Mouse Guru3D ● Corsair M65 RGB Elite Mouse Hardware Journal German ● Corsair Ironclaw RGB Mouse Hardware Journal German ● Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless Mouse Hardware Journal German ● Corsair M65 RGB Elite Mouse OCaholic ● Corsair M65 RGB Elite Mouse Vortez ● Corsair MM350 Mousepad Hardware Journal German ● Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless Mouse Guru3D ● Corsair Ironclaw RGB Mouse Hexus ● Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless Mouse Vortez ● Corsair Ironclaw RGB Mouse Madshrimps ● Corsair Ironclaw RGB Mouse Vortez ● Corsair M65 RGB Elite Mouse TweakTown

PROCESSORS ● AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and 2970WX Vortez

SOUND ● 1MORE Triple Driver BT Headphones KitGuru ● Roccat Renga Boost Headphones Vortez ● Teufel Boomster Speakers HardwareInside German

STORAGE ● QNAP TS-251B-2G NAS KitGuru ● ADATA SX8200 Pro 512 GB SSD TweakTown ● ADATA SX8200 Pro M.2 1 TB SSD TweakTown ● Team Group Delta S TUF Gaming RGB 500 GB SSD Vortez ● WD Black NVMe 1 TB SSD Guru3D

Samsung’s New Foldable Phone Apparently “Breaks” When Fully Folded

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Following shortly on the heels of my last article, there’s more news on the Samsung foldable cellphone front. In a small private showing, Samsung reportedly showed it’s new foldable phone to a select few individuals.

G.SKILL Announces Trident Z RGB DDR4-3466 32GB (4x8GB) Memory Kit for AMD X399 Platform

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G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is excited to announce a new memory specification of DDR4-3466 CL18-22-22-42 with 32GB (4x8GB) capacity configuration at 1.35V for the high performance AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor and X399 platform. This memory kit will join the G.SKILL “Trident Z RGB (for AMD)” series, also known as the TZRX models.

Samsung Galaxy S10 – Releaving February 20th

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By now we all know about the foldable cellphones that Samsung announced a few months ago. They’re promising a lot, but after some disappointing sales on a few of their latest models it seems like they’re not going to sit and wait around.

ASUS ROG Reveals Zenith Extreme Alpha and Rampage VI Extreme Omega

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ASUS today is excited to reveal the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Zenith Extreme Alpha and Rampage VI Extreme Omega motherboards. The AMD X399 and Intel X299 chipsets harness the copious cores and bandwidth available in high-end desktop processors to provide next-level performance to power users, content creators, and prosumers who want the very best in their builds. Both were refreshed around the same time to add faster Threadripper and Core X-series processors. ROG redesigned the motherboards to not only keep up with the new processors but also make it possible to extract every bit of performance from them.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Immediate Availability of World’s First Tri-band 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) Router

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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that the ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Wi-Fi gaming router is now available. Featuring support for the latest 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard, which includes a variety of new technologies that improve Wi-Fi speed and increase network capacity and coverage, ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 satisfies gamers’ demands for ultrafast, networking performance and reliability. As a gaming router, it also offers numerous additional features designed to provide the best online gaming experiences, including triple-level gaming acceleration to reduce ping times and provide low latency gameplay, Game Radar to let gamers find the best game server before connecting, Open NAT for simple, three-step port forwarding and dynamic frequency selection (DFS) to avoid interference from other wireless devices.

ASUS Reveals TUF Gaming K7 & ROG Strix CTRL Gaming Keyboards, ROG Gaming Keycap Set

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ASUS today is excited to reveal the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Strix CTRL and TUF Gaming K7 gaming keyboards. The ROG Strix CTRL mechanical keyboard was designed with the most discerning gamers in mind. An oversized Ctrl key creates a larger target when you need to crouch, walk, dock, or lie prone in your favorite first-person shooter. Media keys put audio controls in easy reach. Per-key RGB LEDs with Aura Sync support facilitate endless customization options. And of course, a host of performance optimizations ensure hardware never holds you back in a competitive match.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 Ti OC Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Edition

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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 Ti OC Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Edition graphics card, an exclusive limited-edition version that’s restricted to a production run of just 500 units and available only in selected territories. Decorated with the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Edition insignia, the card pairs the NVIDIA A-list GPU with gargantuan power delivery and cooling, and boasts out-of-the-box Boost clocks up to 1665MHz to ensure performance stays silky smooth during frantic action.

ASUS Announces New Mini PC ProArt Series for Professional Content Creation

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ASUS today announced ASUS Mini PC ProArt PA90, a new series of compact, workstation-class PCs that deliver powerful, fast and stable performance for designers and content creators. Featuring 9th Generation Intel Core processors, NVIDIA Quadro graphics, up to 64GB of high-speed DDR4 memory, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and a triple-storage design that blends ultrafast SSD and high-capacity HDD storage, Mini PC ProArt PA90 provides uncompromising performance for computer-aided design (CAD) workflows for architecture, engineering and manufacturing in an attractively modern, compact form-factor that fits easily into any workspace.

ASUS Announces Expanded Memory Support for Z390 Motherboards

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ASUS today announced that its Z390 motherboards will support a maximum DRAM capacity of 128GB via a UEFI BIOS update that’s being rolled out from today on the ASUS support site. ASUS will bring this increased memory support to all Z390 motherboards via additional BIOS updates that will be available soon.

Resident Evil 2 / Biohazard RE:2 “1-Shot Demo” Out Now

GAMING

This specially tuned demo allows you to experience the newly re-imagined Resident Evil 2, but be warned: whilst you can continue as many times as you like after dying, you’ll only have 30 MINUTES to complete the demo.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – Launch Trailer – Nintendo Switch

GAMING

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is available now for Nintendo Switch! Watch this video to learn more about this title, which includes two games in one, for double the fun!

Most Powerful Gaming Graphics Card from AMD Unveiled – Radeon VII

NEWS

AMD Unveils World’s First 7nm Gaming GPU – Delivering Exceptional Performance and Incredible Experiences for Gamers, Creators and Enthusiasts

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The Humble Stardock Bundle 2019

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Pay what you want for the Epic New Humble Games Bundle from Score games like Offworld Trading Company Gold, Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation, and Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition. Plus, your purchase will support a charity of your choice!

Fortnite UPDATE: Patch Notes and Hotfix News for Update 7.10

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Fortnite UPDATE: Patch notes and hotfix news for update 7.10

A NEW Fortnite update is releasing this week, with news shared on Epic Games’ plans for 7.10 patch notes and downtime.

4 January 2019 – Reviews Around the Web

GRAPHICS CARDS ● Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Aorus Xtreme TomsHardware

LAPTOPS ● Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Hexus ● Dell Inspiron 15 3000 (with SSD Upgrade) TechPowerUp

MEMORY ● G.Skill Trident Z Royal DDR4-3200 16GB Think Computers ● Team T-Force Nighthawk Legend DDR4-3200 CL14 TomsHardware ● Patriot Viper 4 Steel DDR4-4133 16GB HardwareInside German ● GeIL SuperLuce RGB DDR4-4133 16GB TomsHardware

MONITORS ● Iiyama ProLite XUB2493HS-B1 KitGuru ● Monoprice 33822 QHD TomsHardware

MOTHERBOARDS ● Gigabyte MZ01-CE0 EPYC Workstation Motherboard KitGuru ● ASUS Maximus XI Gene Z390 TomsHardware

PERIPHERALS ● HyperX Alloy FPS RGB Keyboard + Doubleshot PBT Keycaps TechPowerUp ● Patriot Viper V765 Keyboard TomsHardware ● Gamdias Hermes M3 RGB Keyboard TweakTown ● Fnatic Gear Clutch 2 Mouse TechPowerUp

PROCESSORS ● AMD Athlon 200GE Guru3D

PSUS ● SilverStone Strider Titanium 1100W KitGuru

SOUND ● Brainwavz B400 Headphones KitGuru

STORAGE ● G-Technology G-Drive mobile Pro External SSD TomsHardware ● G-Technology GDrive Mobile USB-C 4 TB TweakTown ● Synology DS119j NAS TweakTown ● Team Group MP32 PCIe SSD 512 GB TechPowerUp ● Western Digital Black 1 TB NVMe SSD Guru3D

COLORFUL Announces its Highest Capacity SSD

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Colorful Technology Company Limited, professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and high-performance storage solutions is thrilled to announce the latest addition to its rapidly expanding high-performance storage solution portfolio with its latest and highest capacity SSD offering to date. The new COLORFUL SL500 2TB SSD brings massive capacity at a competitive price point giving mainstream consumers a viable option to completely replacing mechanical hard disk storage with high-speed, solid-state drives.

AMD Announces Athlon 220GE and Athlon 240GE

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Today, AMD announced the availability of the new Athlon 220GE and Athlon 240GE processors for order today, joining the Athlon 200GE in the reimagined family of AMD Athlon processors with Radeon Vega graphics. Built on the highly efficient “Zen” architecture leveraging the advanced socket AM4 platform allowing for future upgradability, Athlon delivers responsive, reliable computing experiences for everyone who surfs the web, watches video, and works on their PC.

GIGABYTE’s W291-Z00 EPYC Tower Server

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GIGABYTE has brought the impressive compute and I/O capabilities of AMD EPYC to a new single socket tower server that can support four GPGPU cards, making it ideal for SOHO, SME, universities or other organizations requiring a cost effective, high performance engine for simulation, machine learning or other AI, HPC or data processing workloads. VGA graphics cards may also be installed instead, turning the W291-Z00 into a powerful tool for CAD modeling or 3D rendering.

COLORFUL Announces iGame GeForce RTX 2070 Neptune OC

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Colorful Technology Company Limited, professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and high-performance storage solutions is thrilled to announce the return of its Neptune series featuring NVIDIA’s new GeForce RTX GPU architecture. The new iGame GeForce RTX 2070 Neptune OC features an improved Neptune cooling solution featuring an integrated AIO liquid cooling solution with a 240mm radiator to bring out the best from the GeForce RTX 2070 GPU. The iGame GeForce RTX 2070 Neptune OC brings unparalleled silence and performance while keeping temperatures super low.

Nvidia Getting Sued After Crypto Crash

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Here’s a fun game: Ask someone you know who invested in the crypto market this year about how their investment is doing. See that expression? It’s not a happy one. It’s about the same expression many investors at Nvidia is making right now. Turns out the crypto crash DID affect them.