Sony posts an interesting MWC 2018 teaser
Published in Mobiles

Possible curved smartphone coming

Sony has released a rather vague but interesting teaser for its upcoming Mobile World Congress 2018 event, scheduled for February 26th.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in Geekbench database
Published in Processors

200MHz higher clock on engineering sample

Although AMD's next-generation 12nm Ryzen 2000 series desktop CPUs won't be coming before April, it does not mean that there won't be a few leaks and the latest one reveals a few more details regarding the Ryzen 5 2600 CPU which was spotted in the Geekbench database.

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS
Published in Processors

Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs

In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs. 

Corsair's One SFF PC gets updated with Coffee Lake
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Higher-clocked RAM, GTX 1080 Ti, and new 500W PSU

Corsair has updated the One small form-factor (SFF) desktop PC, equipping it with the latest Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake CPU, Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, faster RAM and new 500W 80 Plus PSU.

Gigabyte hints Coffee Lake-H notebooks coming in March
Published in Processors

Confirms leaked slides for Q2 launch

Those looking to upgrade to a notebook that packs a bit more punch might be in luck as Gigabyte has hinted that Coffee Lake-H CPUs might come by the end of March, which is pretty much in line with the recently leaked slides.

AOC new G90 series gaming monitors now available
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24.5-/27-inch 1080p panels with 75/144Hz refresh rate

AOC has recently announced three new G90 series gaming monitors, all based on 1080p TN-panels, new 3-sided frameless design and with support for AMD FreeSync with 75/144Hz refresh rate, depending on the model. Today, the company has announced that these are available and will be coming to a retail/e-tail store next to you.

AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega APUs now available
Published in Processors

Review roundup: Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G

AMD's new desktop APUs are now finally available on retail/e-tail shelves and there are plenty of reviews around as well, showing what you get when you pair up four cores based on Zen CPU architecture with Radeon Vega-based IGP with 11 or 8 CUs.

EVGA launches new G1+ power supply units
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Improved G1 lineup with 10 year warranty

EVGA has launched its newest G1+ line of power supply units (PSUs) which bring plenty of improvements compared to the earlier available G1 lineup, including shorter size, better efficiency, and a quieter operation, all wrapped up in a fully-modular design with 80 PLUS Gold certification and a 10-year warranty.

Nvidia turns in more profits - shock
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With US $2.91 billion revenue

Nvidia has once again reported record financial results for Q4 FY2018, scoring big in most of its divisions and reporting quarterly revenues of  $2.91 billion, a significant rise compared to both the last quarter and the last year as well.

Asus also releases Raven Ridge APU BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards

For its AM4 motherboard lineup

Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.