AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 23:17

AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla


In two CPU benchmarks

AMD was keen to show some performance figures of its upcoming eight core Ryzen SKU at the New Horizon event and has compared it to Intel's US $1049.99 priced Core i7-6900K eight core Broadwell-E CPU.

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 22:50

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding


Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock

At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the  Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.

Corsair releases M.2 NVMe MP500 SSD series
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 22:19

Corsair releases M.2 NVMe MP500 SSD series


Coming in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities

Corsair has released a new addition to its Force Series SSD lineup, the MP500 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD series, which promises impressive performance of up to 3,000MB/s for read and up to 2,400MB/s for write.

Nvidia announces new Geforce VR bundle
Published in Games
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 20:46

Nvidia announces new Geforce VR bundle


For those buying Geforce GTX 10 series and HTC Vive headset

Nvidia has unveiled yet another promotion which gives away three VR games to those that buy a Geforce GTX 10 series graphics card and HTC Vive VR headset bundle.

AMD shows Vega Cube with 100 TFLOPs
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 17:05

AMD shows Vega Cube with 100 TFLOPs


Meant to house four Vega GPUs

It appears that AMD showed quite a few interesting products at its earlier event, including what is now refered to as the Vega Cube, a Radeon Instinct GPGPU solution.

AMD's Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs to be branded as Ryzen
Published in Processors


Summit Ridge coming in Q1 2017

A set of leaked slides confirms that AMD has decided to brand its upcoming Zen-based Summit Ridge AM4 CPUs as Ryzen and these should be coming in Q1 2017.

AMD Vega handles Doom like a champ
Published in Graphics
Monday, 12 December 2016 21:55

AMD Vega handles Doom like a champ


Hits almost 70 FPS at 4K/UHD

AMD's next-generation Vega GPU is coming soon and according to the newest information, it packs enough punch to run Doom at 4K/UHD resolution at almost 70 FPS.

Cooler Master also unveils MasterBox 5t PC case
Published in News


A budget-oriented PC case

In addition to the earlier announced MasterCase Maker 5t PC case, which is a high-end PC case aimed at enthusiast and high-end gamers, Cooler Master has also unveiled a more budget-oriented MasterBox 5t PC case which is based on the earlier available MasterBox 5 PC case.

Intel Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs could be coming in Q3 2017
Published in Processors


With launch expected at Gamescom 2017

According to a fresh report, Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X series CPUs could be coming in Q3 2017, or just in time for Gamescom 2017, which should open its doors on 22nd of August next year.

AMD Radeon RX 460 can be unlocked
Published in Graphics
Monday, 12 December 2016 11:16

AMD Radeon RX 460 can be unlocked


To full 1024 Stream Processors and 64 TMUs

According to a fresh overclocking guide, AMD Radeon RX 460 can actually be unlocked to its full potential, providing additional TMUs and Stream Processors as well as decent performance gain of anywhere between 10 and 12 percent.