Intel announces strong Q4 2020 financial report
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Intel had a good 2020 

Intel has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020, as well as financial results for the full 2020 year, and it was a record quarter for Intel, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The highlight of the Q&A session was the old and the new CEOs, Bob Swan and Pat Gelsinger, responding to some serious questions about the current state and the future of the company.

Intel NUC 11 Phantom Canyon gets a teardown
Published in PC Hardware


Panther Canyon and Tiger Canyon NUCs get attention as well

Intel has recently announced its full NUC 11 lineup, and now we've checked out a full teardown of the flagship Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast Phantom Canyon. We also got the first look at the NUC 11 Performance Panther Canyon, including a first early review, as well as a detailed look at the NUC 11 Pro Tiger Canyon.

Samsung unveils the 870 EVO SATA SSD
Published in PC Hardware


Updated controller and TLC NAND for 560/530 MB/s read and write

Samsung has launched its latest addition to the SSD lineup, the 870 EVO, which pairs up TLC NAND with an updated controller in order to push the SATA interface to its limits, achieving 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write sequential performance.

Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 870 5G
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The Snapdragon 865+ has higher clocks and a few changes

Qualcomm has announced its newest Snapdragon chipset, the Snapdragon 870 5G. While the Snapdragon 888 SoC will be reserved for the high-end, smartphone makers that get the new Snapdragon 870 5G for slightly cheaper 5G-enabled smartphones.

Intel Panther Canyon NUC coming in February, courtesy of Simply NUC
Published in PC Hardware


Updated: Wide range of SKUs, new form factor with Qi charging lid

While Intel rather quietly introduced its new NUC 11 mini PCs earlier at CES 2021, and we had a chance to see some of the first details, we now have more details on the Panther Canyon Performance NUC 11 lineup, which will be available from Simply NUC in February.

Intel announces new NUC 11 mini PCs
Published in PC Hardware


Coming in four versions this time

Intel has rather quietly introduced the new NUC 11 mini PCs, which will now be available in four different versions, covering a couple of market segments, ranging from integrators, embedded, desktop, to gaming high-end markets.

MSI shows its PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs at CES 2021
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Writing at up to 6,900MB/s

At its special MSI Premiere 2021 - Tech For The Future event at CES 2021, MSI produced a rather pleasant surprise, unveiling its first PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the real flagship
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Better screen, S Pen support, dual telephoto, and more

While the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ might be the new smartphones in the Samsung Galaxy lineup, the Galaxy S21 Ultra is the proper flagship of the series, with a better screen, better camera, S Pen support and more.

Samsung's Galaxy S21/S21+ go for wider audience
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A lower resolution Infinity-O screen with punch hole and lower price

While Samsung kicked off its Unpacked event with Galaxy Buds Pro and Galaxy Smart Tag trackers, all eyes were pointed at its Galaxy S-series smartphone lineup, and the wait is finally over as the Galaxy S21 series comes in three versions, Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and the flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra.

Palit announces its Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 cards
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Coming in StormX and Dual series versions

Following Nvidia's announcement last night, Palit has announced its own versions of the Geforce RTX 3060 graphics card that will be available in its recognizable Dual and StormX series versions.