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Custom NVLink bridges show up
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 01:00

Custom NVLink bridges show up


RGB LED is the theme

It was just a matter of time before Nvidia AIC partners started to announce their own custom NVLink bridges for Nvidia's RTX 2080 Ti and RTX 2080 graphics cards, including ASUS, EVGA, and Gigabyte.

Asus ZenBooks have an impressive screen-to-body ratio
Published in Mobiles


Hitting 95 percent on the 13.3-inch model

Asus brought plenty of new notebooks to the IFA 2018 show, but the new ZenBook 13, 14, and ZenBook 15 notebooks certainly got a lot of attention with an impressive screen-to-body ratio, as well as some decent hardware to go with the looks.

ADATA unveils its new XPG Spectrix D41 TUF RGB DDR4 memory
Published in PC Hardware


In partnership with Asus and TUF Gaming Alliance

ADATA has unveiled its newest XPG Spectrix D41 TUF Gaming Edition RGB DDR4 memory which was developed in partnership with Asus in order to fit their TUF Gaming motherboards.

Asus ROG Phone crawls to the top of benchmark charts
Published in Mobiles


Thanks to an overclocked Snapdragon 845 SoC

Early benchmarks of the Asus ROG phone put it at the top of benchmark charts, which does not come as a surprise considering it uses binned Snapdragon 845 SoCs which can run at 2.96GHz.

Core i7-8086K gets delidded and overclocked to 7,243MHz
Published in PC Hardware


By Roman "Der8auer" Hartung

We already had a hunch that Intel's 40th anniversary Core i7-8086K could be an impressive overclocker and Roman "Der8auer" Hartung has already delidded it and overclocked it to an impressive 7,243MHz under LN2.

Asus unveils gaming-oriented ROG Phone at Computex 2018
Published in Mobiles


6-inch 1080p 90Hz HDR screen and Snapdragon 845 SoC

As rumored earlier, Asus has announced its ROG Phone at the Computex 2018 show in Taiwan, with a six inch 1080p HDR 90Hz screen, binned Snapdragon 845 SoC, and a couple of gaming-oriented features and add-ons.

Asus announces ZenBook Pro 15 with Core i9 CPU
Published in Mobiles


15.6-inch 4K screen with Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU

Asus has rather silently announced a new version of its ZenBook Pro 15 notebook, the 15.6-inch screen UX550GD, which comes with a choice of Intel's Core i9-8950HK CPU and Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU.

AMD has a new Polaris brand
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:07

AMD has a new Polaris brand


MSI MECH is with us

AMD is getting another new brand for its Polaris based GPUs dubbed MSI MECH.

G-Sync HDR monitors to arrive in next few weeks
Published in PC Hardware


Will probably cost an arm and a leg

We have been hearing about HDR monitors with Nvidia G-Sync support for quite some time now and it appears that these will finally launch in the next few weeks, with Acer and Asus leading the charge.

Nvidia shutting GPP makes it look guilty
Published in Graphics


Geforce Partner Program RIP

Geforce Partner Program is officially terminated, as of last Friday, and it makes Nvidia look guilty as hell. Nvidia - a massively dominating player - has close to 75 percent of discrete market share, but this varies up and down from quarter to quarter. Some report that regulators got involved and started looking at GPP. Once you have 75 percent plus market share in anything, you don't want regulators to knock on your doors.