Review roundup: Matches GTX 1080/1070 but with a high TDP
AMD has finally launched its first consumer-oriented graphics cards based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56. With reviews finally going live, it appears that AMD has managed to match GTX 1080/1070 performance in some scenarios but at a much lower performance per Watt.
With 17-inch 4K IPS G-Sync panel
EVGA has updated its notebook offerings with the SC17 1080 gaming notebook which combines a 17-inch 4K G-Sync IPS display with Intel's Core i7-7820HK CPU and Nvidia's Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card.
Reaching 3,000 MB/s and 2,400 MB/s for read and write
Although we've already seen it earlier, Corsair has now officially launched its latest high-performance Neutron NX 500 series NVMe PCIe SSDs that will be available in 400GB and 800GB capacities.
First 3DMark performance numbers are in
Reviewers around the world have received their AMD Radeon RX Vega review samples as well as the final drivers and it was just a matter of time before we saw some unboxing leaks as well as the first performance figures.
Review roundup: Brings some competition to the HEDT game
AMD has lifted the review NDA veil from its first Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, the Threadripper 1950X and the Threadripper 1920X, which offer impressive multi-threaded performance and finally bringing some competition to this part of the market.
Promises great things for upcoming UV500 series
Kingston has announced that it has shipped over six million SSD units based on Marvell controllers, as well as announcing the upcoming UV500 series, which will be the company's first 3D NAND SSD based on Marvell's newest 88SS1074 controller.
Intel goes quad-core with Coffee Lake Core i3
While we have already seen some details for the upcoming Core i3-8300, a couple of recent leaks show a bit more information regarding two other Coffee Lake Core i3 SKUs, the Core i3-8350K and the Core i3-8100.
LN2 should push it even further
A Reddit user has managed to overclock AMD's 16-core/32-thread Threadripper 1950X to 4.1GHz by just using Thermaltake's Water 3.0 liquid cooler.
Waiting for the final driver
According to our sources, the performances of AMD's upcoming RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards are close to Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070.
Proper base for the TR4 and SP3 sockets
Noctua has unveiled three CPU coolers that have a proper design to cool AMD's new massive Ryzen Threadripper and EPYC series CPUs on TR4 and SP3 sockets, the NH-U14S TR4-SP3, NH-U12S TR4-SP3 and the NH-U9 TR4-SP3.