Newegg.com puts AMD Ryzen up for pre-order
Published in News


All three SKUs and plenty of motherboards

Newegg.com has lived up to AMD's announcement and has put up all three Ryzen CPU SKUs as well as plenty of motherboards up for pre-order.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X breaks Cinebench R15 record
Published in Processors


Hits 5.2GHz on LN2

Although the screenshot was only leaked on Youtube and quickly removed, it appears that AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is quite an overclocker, hitting 5.2GHz on LN2, which was also enough to break Cinebench R15 multi-thread record.

AMD shows Radeon Vega logo at its press tech day
Published in Graphics


Not available in the official video

During its tech day press event held yesterday, AMD has rather accidently revealed the Radeon Vega logo, which was not available in the official video.

AMD releases new Radeon Software ReLive 17.2.1 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics


Game Ready driver for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor

AMD has released a WHQL-certified version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.2.1 driver which brings support for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor games as well as fixes some issues.

Samsung and LG square off in the battle of the flagships
Published in Mobiles

Galaxy S8 and G6 hitting market close together

Samsung and LG are going pretty much head to head as they launch their flagship phones at roughly the same time

Intel C3000 Atom chips out
Published in Processors


 May last longer than the 18 months that the C2000s did 

As Intel's Atom division gets buried under a scandal over its C2000s only having an 18 month life expectancy, Chipzilla has released its new Atom CPU 3000 range to replace it.

Google turns over datacentre GPUs
Published in Graphics


If you need a bit of heavy number crunching

The search engine outfit Google is turning over the GPUs in its data centres to researchers and companies engaged in machine learning and heavy number crunching tasks.

SK Hynix thinking of buying Toshiba's entire flash memory chip business
Published in Memory


Seen kicking the tires

SK Hynix is set to make a fresh bid for Toshiba's flash memory chip business, should the Japanese conglomerate offer more of it for sale..

Verizon claims it will offer 5G this year
Published in News


Jumping the gun

Verizon Communications claims it will be offering its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.

Tame Apple Press admits Iphone 8 will be a bit of a yawn
Published in Mobiles

Must be true even Reuters says it

It appears that the Tame Apple Press is starting to realise that after hyping the iPhone 8 to the skies, what Apple is going to deliver for its 10th anniversary iPhone is not going to live up to expectations.