GM206 GPU with 1024 CUDA cores
Just a week ahead of the rumored official launch scheduled for January 22nd, we now have the first leaked slides showing most of the specifications of Nvidia's upcoming Geforce GTX 960 graphics card based on the GM206 Maxwell GPU.
Looks impressive running at CES
We had a chance to meet up with EVGA at CES 2015 and check out the latest and upcoming products, including the new EVGA GTX 980 Classified K|NGP|N Edition graphics card.
The Radeon R9 380X coming with HBM
New evidence coming from two LinkedIn profiles of AMD employees suggest that AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 380X graphics card which is expected to be based on the Fiji GPU will actually use High-Bandwidth Memory.
Still no availability date
While the 2.5-inch form-factor 850 EVO SSD from Samsung is already available and quite popular, it appears that Samsung is also working on a couple of other form-factors, including mSATA and M.2, based on the same design.
On Asus Rampage V Extreme motherboard
G.Skill was quite keen to announced that its DDR4 module managed to set a new frequency DDR4 memory record with a 4255MHz frequency at CL 18-18-18 latencies.
With RealKey Technology
Cherry, the company best known for its wide choice of mechanical keyboard switches which are now pretty much in every gaming keyboard on the market, has unveiled its latest keyboard under its own brand, the MX Board 6.0, which will use the latest keyboard switches from the company, an all-metal design as well as the new RealKey Technology.
With 64-bit Snapdragon 615 or 32-bit Exynos 5430
Samsung has now finally and officially unveiled its Galaxy A7 which comes with 6.3mm thick metal unibody and will be available in two different versions, with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC or a 32-bit Exynos 5430 SoC.
Intel Core i5 2500K as the minimum requirement
System requirements for recent games have been slowly rising to new levels and while some games are just unoptimized, there are plenty of game developers that are pushing image quality to a whole new level and, according to CD Projekt, its latest The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt game will need quite a rig to get the game rolling smoothly.
New SSDs for the new year
Crucial is a well known player in the solid state drive market and it's no wonder that the company came to CES 2015 in Las Vegas with a couple of new consumer SSDs, the MX200 and the BX100 series.
Next-generation Atom architecture
In addition to the 14nm Broadwell-U notebook chips announced earlier, Intel has also announced that it has started shipping 14nm Cherry Trail Atom architecture tablet chips to customers.