Samsung announces CH711 curved Quantum Dot monitors
Published in News


Coming in 27-inch and 31.5-inch sizes

Just a week ahead of the CES 2017 show, Samsung announced its newest CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor series that will be showcased at the show and will be available in 27-inch and 31.5-inch sizes, both with WQHD 2560x1440 resolution.

Nvidia teases something big for CES 2017
Published in News
Friday, 30 December 2016 00:17

Nvidia teases something big for CES 2017


The GTX 1080 Ti and plenty more

Nvidia UK has released a neat teaser that suggests that something big will be coming at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 which opens its doors on January 5th.

Intel's Core i7-7700K overclocked past 7GHz
Published in Processors
Thursday, 29 December 2016 00:27

Intel's Core i7-7700K overclocked past 7GHz


Better overclocking than Skylake

While it might not be interesting for an average consumer, Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPU series might be quite popular with overclockers as it is much better overclocker than Skylake and manages to hit a stable 7GHz overclock.

Qualcomm to bring Snapdragon 835 in focus at CES 2017
Published in Mobiles


Teasing its new 10nm SoC

Judging by the latest teaser, Qualcomm will reveal more information on its 10nm Snapdragon 835 SoC at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas, kicking off on January 5th.

PNY unveils new CS2030 series NVMe SSDs
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:24

PNY unveils new CS2030 series NVMe SSDs


Coming in M.2 form-factor

PNY has unveiled its new consumer-oriented CS2030 series of NVMe SSDs, coming in capacities of up to 480GB and sequential performance of up to 2750MB/s.

Huawei's 10nm Kirin 970 SoC works at up to 3.0GHz
Published in Mobiles


For one quad-core cluster

Huawei's own Kirin 960 SoC, which powered both the Mate 9 and the Mate 9 Pro smartphones, was quite a piece of tech but the upcoming Kirin 970 will be even more impressive, with cores running as high as 3.0GHz.

Star Citizen cans CryEngine over Amazon's Lumberyard
Published in Games


Chris Roberts says cloud computing is the way to go

Cloud Imperium Games has announced that it has switched from Crytek's CryEngine to Amazon's Lumberyard game engine for its anticipated crowdfunded Star Citizen and Squadron 42 games.

Plextor to announce its M8Se SSDs at CES 2017 show
Published in Memory


Based on 15nm Toshiba TLC NAND

Plextor has announced that it will be showing both the final version of its M8Se performance mainstream SSD as well as future SSDs based on 3D NAND flash at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas.

Futuremark preparing new Vulkan and DX12 benchmarks
Published in Graphics


To be revealed at CES 2017

It appears that Futuremark will reveal a couple of new tests that will be a part of its 3DMark benchmark and take advantage of both DirectX 12 as well as Vulkan API.

Nvidia releases new Geforce 376.48 Hotfix drivers
Published in Graphics


Fixing issues with Folding@Home

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 376.48 Hotfix drivers which addresses several known problems including bugs seen with Folding@Home well as a couple of games.