AMD officially announces Ryzen Z1 series processors
Published in PC Hardware

Zen 4 and RDNA 3 for handheld PC gaming consoles

AMD has now officially announced the new Ryzen Z1 series processors, including the Ryzen Z1 and the Ryzen Z1 Extreme. The Ryzen Z1 series processors are based on the latest Zen 4 CPU and RDNA 3 GPU architectures, as well as offer all the AMD Radeon features, including AMD Radeon Super Resolution, Radeon Chill, Radeon Image Sharpening, AMD Link, and more.

Asus ROG Ally is coming as Steam Deck competitor
Published in Gaming

Impressive specifications with Zen 4 and RDNA3 APU

Asus managed to surprise everyone as it appears that the ROG Ally is actually a real product, rather than an April Fools' Day prank. While there are still a lot of unknown details, a bunch of information has appeared in the last few days including two hands-on videos, showing the prototype in full detail.

AMD officially announced new A620 chipset for Ryzen 7000 series CPUs
Published in PC Hardware

ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI show their motherboards

AMD has officially announced its new A620 chipset, giving an entry-level motherboard option for its Ryzen 7000 series CPUs. ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI have already announced their own motherboards, and AMD says these should start at $85.

Asus and Noctua team up for Geforce RTX 4080 Noctua Edition graphics card
Published in Graphics

Promises the quietest card in its class, but at a price

Following the success of its previous Noctua Edition graphics cards, namely the RTX 3080 and the 3070 Noctua Edition, Asus and Noctua have decided to team up again on the latest collaboration, the Asus Geforce RTX 4080 Noctua Edition. Featuring an intricate cooling system, the new card promises to be the quietest card in its class.

Asus announces Chromebook CR11 series
Published in News
Thursday, 16 March 2023 13:35

Asus announces Chromebook CR11 series

11.6-incher with rugged design

Asus has announced its new Chromebook CR11 series, education-focused ChromeOS laptops, that will be available in the 11.6-inch clamshell form (Asus Chromebook CR11) or 11.6-inch convertible multi-touch design (Asus Chromebook CR11 Flip).

Asus Tinker Board V is the first one with 64-bit RISC-V processor
Published in IoT

1GHz Andes AX45MP single-core

Asus' Tinker Board lineup has been around for quite some time but now, we have the first one that will be using a RISC-V processor, the Asus Tinker V.

Corsair unveils new 24GB and 48GB Vengeance DDR5 memory and kits
Published in PC Hardware

Coming in 48GB (2x24GB) DDR5-7000 and 192GB (4x48GB) DDR5-5200 options

Corsair has unveiled new high-performance and high-capacity memory kits that will be a part of its Vengeance DDR5 and Vengeance RGB DDR5 series and come in 48GB (2x24GB) DDR5-7000 and 129GB (4x48GB) DDR5-5200 options.

Asus announces two Pro WS W790 Series workstation motherboards
Published in PC Hardware

The Pro WS W790E-SAGE SE and the Pro WS W790-ACE

Asus has announced two W790-based LGA-4677 motherboards aimed at high-end and mainstream workstation professionals, the Pro WS W790E-SAGE SE and the Pro WS W790-ACE.

Motherboard sales tank
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 15 February 2023 10:41

Motherboard sales tank

Will not get better until 2024

Motherboard makers saw their sales tank by more than 10 million units in 2022 and are not expecting a turnaround until late this year or early 2024.

MSI Afterburner collateral damage of Putin's invasion
Published in Graphics

The cost of invading other people’s countries

One of the casualties of Tsar Putin’s war against Ukraine appears to be one of the most popular GPU performance monitoring and tuning tools.