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(PR) Razer Releases Revised Core X Enclosure for eGPU Solutions

Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the Razer Core X, a Thunderbolt 3 external graphics enclosure for gaming-grade performance at a new value price. The Razer Core series of external graphics enclosures including the Core V2 and Core X are now compatible with Mac laptops with Thunderbolt 3. Razer Core X The new Core X transforms integrated graphics laptops like the Razer Blade Stealth into desktop-class gaming m

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(PR) QNAP Introduces New QM2 PCIe Cards to Enhance NAS Performance

QNAP Systems, Inc. has extended the lineup of QM2 PCIe expansion cards with new models that support up to four M.2 SSDs slots on a single card. QM2 cards support either M.2 SATA SSDs or M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs to enable SSD caching for boosted IOPS performance or to form an auto-tiering volume for optimal storage performance. QM2 cards also allow QNAP NAS users to maximize both storage capacity and performance by installing M.2 SSDs without occupying

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(PR) New Razer Blade is the World‘s Smallest 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop

Razer , the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced its all-new Razer Blade 15.6-inch gaming laptop featuring Intel‘s latest processor. The new Razer Blade is the world‘s smallest gaming laptop in its class, boasting more display area and performance features. The available 144 Hz refresh rate 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) display of the new Razer Blade enhances gaming and entertainment viewing with full-frame fluid m

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(PR) Cooler Master Introduces The New RGB-Touting MA410M Tower Cooler

Cooler Master today launched a new addition to its flagship, four-heatpipe coolers - the MasterAir MA410M. Equipped with dual 120 MasterFans, it continues the tradition of recognizably excellent cooling performance and reliability from the Hyper series. The heatsink is precisely designed, ensuring the spacing between each fin of the tower is at the optimal distance to guarantee minimal airflow resistance and thus allowing maximum air into the he

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(PR) CRYORIG Announces Frostbit M.2 Cooler and C7 RGB for Computex 2018

Ahead of Computex 2018 CRYORIG announces new M.2 cooler Frostbit and RGB enhanced C7 RGB CPU Cooler. CRYORIG‘s Frostbit is not only the industry first aftermarket M.2 NVMe SSD cooler with dual heatpipes, it allows full adjustment of the Secondary Heatpipe and large volume Heatsink. The C7 RGB is based on CRYORIG‘s award winning ITX cooler C7, with a 12v RGB lighting enhanced 92 mm fan. Both products will be shown at CRYORIG‘s Co

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Arctic Intros Alpine 12 Passive CPU Heatsink

Arctic introduced the Alpine 12 Passive, and here‘s our cure to your dj vu. The cooler is essentially an Alpine M1 Passive, which launched early-2016, but is anodized black. It has the same exact design, which involves a large monolithic chunk of aluminium measuring 95 mm x 95 mm x 69 mm, dissipating heat over large ridges; with pre-applied MX-5 thermal paste at the base. Designed exclusively for the LGA115x socket, the cooler can handle TD

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AMD B450 Mid-range Chipset Detailed

AMD is giving finishing touches to its second 400-series motherboard chipset, the B450. Slated for a 2H-2018 launch alongside the Ryzen 5 2500X and a few other entry-level 2nd generation "Zen" processors, the B450 succeeds the mid-range B350 chipset, comes with out of the box support for Ryzen 2000 "Pinnacle Ridge" processors, and has a couple of features up its sleeve. To begin with, it puts out the same numbers of USB, SATA, and PCIe links as t

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Possible Intel 8-core LGA115x Processor Surfaces on SANDRA Database

That Intel bringing 8 cores to the mainstream-desktop (MSDT) platform is more than a rumor now, as a curious-looking SiSoft SANDRA database entry suggests. An anonymous source submitted benchmark results of a processor with 8 cores, 16 threads, 256 KB of L2 cache per core, and 16 MB of L3 cache; clocked at 2.60 GHz (prototypes and engineering-samples are usually clocked low). This can‘t be i7-5960X or the i7-6900K, because the HEDT chips pa

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(PR) Toshiba Memory Corporation to Expand 3D Flash Memory Production Capacity

Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) today announced that it decided to start construction of a new state-of-the-art fab for BiCS FLASH , its proprietary 3D flash memory, in Kitakami, Iwate prefecture in July this year. TMC has selected Kitakami City as the next location to expand its operations in September last year, and has started preparations for construction of the new fab. Demand for 3D flash memory is increasing significantly on fast growing

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(PR) Toshiba Memory Corporation Plans to Relocate Its Headquarters

Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) announces that it has decided to relocate its headquarters to Tamachi Station Tower S in msb Tamachi district from the Hamamatsucho Building (Toshiba Building) in January 2019. TMC will launch corporate activity under its new shareholders on June 1st, 2018. Through moving the head office, TMC will expand its headquarters activities as required for business growth, and improve productivity and employee motivation

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(PR) Micron and Intel Extend Their Leadership in 3D NAND Flash Memory

Micron Technology Inc. and Intel Corporation today announced production and shipment of the industry‘s first 4bits/cell 3D NAND technology. Leveraging a proven 64-layer structure, the new 4bits/cell NAND technology achieves 1 terabit (Tb) density per die, the world‘s highest-density flash memory. The companies also announced development progress on the third-generation 96-tier 3D NAND structure, providing a 50 percent increase in laye

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(PR) Micron Ships Industry‘s First Quad-Level Cell NAND SSD

Micron Technology, Inc. has commenced shipments of the industry‘s first SSD built on revolutionary quad-level cell (QLC) NAND technology. Unveiled at Micron‘s 2018 Analyst and Investor Event, the Micron 5210 ION SSD provides 33 percent more bit density than triple-level cell (TLC) NAND, addressing segments previously serviced with hard disk drives (HDDs). The introduction of new QLC-based SSDs positions Micron as a leader in providing

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In Wake of Intel‘s 10 nm Process Difficulties, Analyst Firm Bumps AMD‘s Share Outlook

Intel‘s woes with their 10 nm process have been well documented by now (and even if they hadn‘t, the absence of any real product on store shelves would be a dead giveaway). And as Intel struggles to get its process up and running - and is now ramping up production on comparatively simple Core i3 chips, which are smaller and less prone to costly silicon defects - AMD and other Intel rivals are gaining traction over the once too-slumber

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Where AREZ Thou, GPP? ASUS 180‘s, Announces ROG Branding is Here to Stay

Well, if doubts ever existed, those have been somewhat dispelled in recent times, but this must be the final nail in the GPP coffin. Hopefully, it‘s also the proverbial nail to show customers Green, Red and Blue (seldom-remembered Intel was also a target) of what exactly NVIDIA‘s program entailed. NVIDIA found itself in a rather embattled field against tech publications and consumers alike when the first match was lit on what GPP was

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Acer Predator X27 G-Sync HDR Monitor Goes Up for Preorder at 2000

Acer‘s 27-inch Predator X27 G-Sync HDR gaming monitor has been listed for preorder on Newegg with a whopping 1999.99 price tag. The Predator X27‘s impressive specifications include a 4K (3840 x 2160) AHVA IPS panel with 178/178 horizontal/vertical viewing angles, a response time of 4 ms, and a refresh rate up to 144 Hz through overclocking. Being a HDR monitor, the Predator X27 is capable of reaching 1,000 nits of brightness. The moni

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(PR) MSI Adds Latest AMD BIOS Update for MSI AM4 Motherboards

MSI, the world leading motherboard manufacturer, has been working on BIOS updates to support AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen Desktop Processors, which also includes security updates since recent public disclosures have brought to the forefront the importance of security. To ensure any system powered by MSI AM4 motherboards is operating securely, AMD and MSI have been working around the clock to prepare updated processor microcode and release new BIOS u

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(PR) Huawei MateBook X Pro Now Available in the U.S.

Designed to meet the demands of today‘s mobile lifestyles, the ultra-slim, lightweight yet mighty HUAWEI MateBook X Pro is ideal for everyone who relies on their notebooks to do everything, and go with them everywhere. The 13.9-inch HUAWEI MateBook X Pro features a 3K 10-point touchscreen with an optimal 3:2 aspect ratio and an industry-first 91 percent screen-to-body ratio FullView display. To provide an immersive 3D sound experience, Huaw

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(PR) Ubisoft Reveals ‘Operation Para Bellum‘ for Tom Clancy‘s Rainbow Six Siege

Today, Ubisoft announced the full details for Operation Para Bellum, one of the largest content updates yet for Tom Clancy‘s Rainbow Six Siege. Operation Para Bellum introduces two new defending operators, Alibi and Maestro, alongside an all-new map, Villa, set in the Italian countryside. Year Three Season Two also brings a breath of innovation, including a new intel gadget, operator speed adjustments, various other gameplay improvements, a

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(PR) Acer the First in the Industry to Ship Notebooks with Amazon Alexa

Acer today announced that several of its popular Windows 10 notebook lines are the industry‘s first to offer Alexa pre-installed, including the Acer Spin 3 and Acer Spin 5 lines, which are available at retailers now. The news today is the first step in Acer‘s plans to roll out Alexa across its PC portfolio. Alexa will also be pre-installed on the Acer Nitro 5 Spin convertible gaming notebook line next month. It will also be available

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Memory Bus-width Confirmed: A Major Trade-off

NVIDIA‘s entry-level GeForce GTX 1050 launched in a new 3 GB variant, earlier this month, with 50 percent more memory than the 2 GB which the original GTX 1050 launched with. But there‘s a major catch that‘s relegated to the fine-print of the card‘s specifications on NVIDIA website, and something most NVIDIA AIC (add-in-card) partners won‘t particularly blare on their product packaging anywhere near as loudly as the

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(PR) Thermaltake Brands at COMPUTEX 2018 - "Say Hello TT"

Thermaltake the industry leader in computer and gaming hardware innovation, together with premium product brand - TT Premium, professional gaming gear brand Thermaltake Gaming - Tt eSPORTS and Thermaltake Mobile - LUXA2 will be unveiling the latest tech masterpiece at COMPUTEX Taipei 2018, during June 5th (Tue) - June 9th (Sat) 2018 in TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall (4th floor, booth number M0120). This year Thermaltake‘s focus for COMPUTEX

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(PR) NZXT Scores with the H700i Ninja Edition

NZXT, a leading provider of desktop components for PC gamers, today announced, in collaboration with world famous streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the H700i Ninja Edition mid-tower case. Designed alongside Ninja, the H700i Ninja Edition gives NZXT‘s build-friendly chassis a completely unique look, sporting Ninja‘s iconic logo and personally-selected color theme, setting it apart from other battle royale PC cases. "What Ninja has done

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DeepCool Intros Maelstrom 240 RGB CPU Cooler

DeepCool today rolled out the Maelstrom 240 RGB all-in-one liquid CPU cooler. What sets this cooler from the company apart from its other AIO coolers, is support for motherboard-based control standards, such as ASUS Aura Sync RGB, ASRock Polychrome RGB, MSI Mystic Light RGB, and GIGABYTE RGB Fusion, giving you control through your motherboard. The cooler features a pair of RGB LED studded 120 mm fans, which plug into your motherboard‘s 4-pi

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SilverStone Intros Nightjar NJ450-SXL Fanless Power Supply

SilverStone introduced its Nightjar NJ450-SXL, a fan-less (silent) power-supply in the SFX-L form-factor. The unit boards of full modular cabling, and relies on a chunky, ridged aluminium body that doubles up as a heatsink, to cool itself. The unit puts out 450W of continuous power, with 80 Plus Platinum-rated efficiency. It supports the latest ATX 12V 2.4 specification. Under the hood, the NJ450-SXL features a single +12V rail design, active P

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