Intel announces 8th gen performance mobile CPUs
Published in Processors

Including the Core i9 mobile CPU

At a special event in Beijing, Intel unveiled its new high-performance 8th generation mobile CPUs, including the new Core i9-8950HK and the new Xeon E-2168, both aiming at the highest-end mobile market.

Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 with Kaby Lake-G now available for pre-order
Published in Notebooks

Available with 65W Core i5-8305G and Core i7-8705G

Dell's  XPS 15 2-in-1 that is equipped with Intel's 8th generation Core processor with Radeon RX Vega M graphics, or simply Kaby Lake-G, is now available for pre-order directly from its site, starting at $1,499.

AMD's open-source Radeon Rays integrated into Unity engine
Published in Graphics

Will work with Unity's GPU Progressive Lightmapper

According to an announcement over at Unity, AMD's Radeon Rays will be integrated with Unity's GPU Progressive Lightmapper, and, surprise, it is open source, has cross-platform support, and it's free.

ASRock unveils its Phantom Gaming graphics card lineup
Published in Graphics

With the entire Radeon RX 500 series lineup

We have already seen teasers for ASRock's venture into the graphics card market and the company has now officially announced its first Radeon RX 500 series graphics cards that will be a part of its Phantom Gaming lineup.

G.Skill overclocks its DDR4 kit to 5000MHz on air
Published in Memory

Dual-channel Trident Z DDR4 kit running at 5000MHz

G.Skill sent out a new press notice announcing that it managed to hit DDR4-5000MHz overclocked setting running on just air by using its Trident Z DDR4 memory kit based on Samsung B-die ICs.

Xiaomi goes for gaming notebook market
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 16:55

Xiaomi goes for gaming notebook market

With the Mi Gaming Laptop

Xiaomi already has a wide product portfolio, from air purifiers and rice cookers to phones and other smart devices, and since its Mi Notebook Air notebooks have put a lot of pressure on the thin and light notebook market, the new Mi Gaming Laptop could do the same as it comes with some rather impressive specifications and reasonable pricing.

Nvidia unveils Volta-based Quadro GV100 at GTC 2018
Published in Graphics

Quadro with Tensor cores

At the GPU Technology Conference held today at the San Jose Convention Center, Nvidia announced its new Volta-based Quadro GV100 GPU with support for Nvidia RTX technology, giving Tensor cores to its Quadro lineup.

Nvidia releases Geforce 391.35 driver
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 02:21

Nvidia releases Geforce 391.35 driver

Game Ready driver for Far Cry 5

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 391.35 which comes with all necessary optimizations for Ubisoft's Far Cry 5 game as well as brings a few security updates, new SLI and 3D Vision profiles and a couple of bug fixes.

Asus unveils new 24.5-inch VG258Q gaming monitor
Published in News

1080p resolution, 144Hz, and AMD FreeSync support

Asus has released a  gaming monitor which targets the budget-oriented market, the Asus VG258Q.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.3.4 driver
Published in Graphics

One to have for Far Cry 5

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.4 driver which brings day-one support for the Far Cry 5 game as well as fixing some earlier problems.