G.Skill shows Trident Z DDR4-4800 at Computex 2017
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With Intel Core X-series CPU on X299 platform

G.Skill has managed to hit a rather impressive 4800MHz with its Trident Z DDR4 16GB (2x8GB) at the Computex 2017 show.

EKWB unveils EK Fluid Gaming liquid cooling sets
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Bringing liquid cooling to gamers

EK Water Blocks, a well known liquid cooling specialists from Slovenia, which have recently opened up shop in the US as well,  is showing off its new liquid cooling EK Fluid Gaming brand and sets which might well bring the best possible price/performance ratio and deliver liquid cooling at an affordable price.

EVGA unveils GeForce GTX 1080 Ti K|NGP|N Edition
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Cream of the "overclocking" crop

EVGA has finally shown off its top-of-the-line, overclocking dream, the Geforce GTX 1080 Ti developed in cooperation with the well known overclocked, Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido, the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti K|NGP|N Edition.

Khronos to merge OpenCL and Vulkan into single API
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Sometime in the future

In a press release which announced OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V 1.2 finalized specifications, Khronos Group hinted that it might merge OpenCL with Vulkan API in the future.

AMD launches Radeon RX 560 without much fuss
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Fully enabled Polaris 11 GPU with 1024 SPs

Although we knew about it for quite some time, AMD has now officially unveiled its Radeon RX 560 graphics card, which comes with a fully-enabled Polaris 11 GPU and up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

EVGA unveils three GT 1030 graphics cards
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Including two low-profile and one single-slot

Following Nvidia's launch of the new GP108-based Geforce GT 1030 graphics card, EVGA has unveiled its offering in the form of three versions, all of which come with 2GB of GDDR5 memory.

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details
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Still coming in Q3 2017

While AMD is happily selling Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 CPUs and has announced the Ryzen Threadripper series, there is not much information about the Ryzen 3 lineup, other than it is expected to launch in Q3 2017.

AMD shows off Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
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Vega for scientists, engineers, and designers

Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of RTG, took to the stage at the 2017 Financial Analyst Day and showed the new Vega Frontier Edition graphics card. This Vega is made for data scientists, immersion engineers, and product designers.

AMD officially unveils the Ryzen ThreadRipper
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Up to 16 cores/32 threads with new HEDT platform

During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD has officially announced its new HEDT platform and Ryzen Threadripper. This CPU will "go beyond Ryzen 7" and target the world's fastest ultra-premium desktop systems.

AMD Navi GPU is based on 7nm process
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Vega to use 14nm and 14nm+

During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD revealed a bit more information about its future GPU plans. The next Navi GPU will be based on a 7nm manufacturing process.