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Alleged Apple M1X Processor Specifications Surface

Apple‘s silicon design team has recently launched its fastest CPU core ever, found inside the company‘s M1 processor designed for laptops and mini-PCs. Featuring an eight-core processor, where four cores are represented by low power small configurations, and four big, high-performance design cores, the M1 processor proved to be extremely fast. However, the Apple Silicon processor doesn‘t seem to cover anything higher than the 13

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(PR) SilentiumPC Announces Ventum VT2 Series Cases

SilentiumPC, the European manufacturer of CPU coolers and PC cases, introduces a brand new line of cooling oriented PC cases in four flavors for budget-oriented users. The new Ventum VT2 lineup is exceptionally well equipped and offers an excellent balance for its price point starting 31,90. One of the key design features is the large front panel with rounded edges, which is almost entirely covered by a mesh, allowing for unrestricted airflow. In

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Ainex Releases Ingenious GPU Power Cable Hider Adapter

Japanese company Ainex has recently announced an ingenious solution to hide GPU PCI-Express power cables by reversing the orientation of the power cable. The adapters feature a compact size so can be used in parallel for power-intensive devices, the adapters are available in upper and lower latch versions to accommodate all cards. Ainex is offering 4 models for 6 and 8 pin connectors ranging from 600 - 700 yen (~6-7 USD) with shipping starting on

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(PR) Steam Input API Adds PS5 Controller Support

Thanks to our most recent Steam client update, all games currently using the Steam Input API are now fully compatible with the new PS5 controller - with no developer updates required, it just works. Full support for the LED, trackpad, rumble and gyro features are available for players to configure in games such as Death Stranding, No Man‘s Sky, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more. This support is now available for players opted into the public bet

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SilverStone Intros AD120-DC Pico Power Supply

SilverStone today introduced the AD120-DC, a pico power-supply designed for SFF builds without enough room for PSU, and which rely on power-bricks. It is, quite literally, a 120 W power brick that puts out a 12 V, 2-pin DC output. You can either plug this directly to motherboards that have 2-pin DC inputs, or use the included distribution board that takes in this 2-pin DC input, and uses DC-to-DC switching to put out a conventional 24-pin ATX con

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(PR) Intel Partners with IO Interactive to Bring High Core Count CPU Support to Hitman 3

We‘re happy and excited to announce that we are partnering with Intel to provide the best possible performance and optimization for our PC players in HITMAN 3. Together with Intel, we are working to optimize the game for launch and beyond, with updates, tweaks and improvements coming throughout 2021 that will improve the experience of playing on a high-end PC and multi-core CPUs. These optimizations include enhancing HITMAN 3 for PC player

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Possible Radeon RX 6700 XT Specs Surface, 12GB the New Mid-Range Memory Size?

AMD could follow up on its RX 6800 series and RX 6900 XT launches with the RX 6700 series, which logically succeeds the RX 5700 series, and competes with NVIDIA‘s RTX 3060/Ti. Patrick Schur on Twitter, who has a high hit-rate with specs of upcoming AMD products, put out possible specs of the RX 6700 series. Both are based on the new Navi 22 silicon, with an interesting set of specifications. Apparently 12 GB could be AMD‘s new memor

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PowerColor Radeon RX 6800 XT Red Dragon Graphics Card Pictured

Hot on the heels of its RX 6800 XT Red Devil unveiling, we have pictures of the Radeon RX 6800 XT Red Dragon, positioned a notch below the Red Devil. The Red Dragon comes with a milder factory overclock than the Red Devil, and hence a simpler cooling solution that‘s 2.5-slot thick (compared to 3-slot of the Red Devil). It uses an aluminium dual fin-stack heatsink design that uses a trio of fans-a smaller central fan flanked by larger fans-t

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Cougar Introduces MX440-G RGB Mid-tower Case

Cougar today introduced the MX440-G RGB, an ATX mid-tower case with an airy design. The front panel features a large tempered glass face that‘s raised an inch above the actual fan intakes, with large air-dams along the sides. The three 120 mm intake fans are installed behind a dust filter. The top has two 120 mm exhausts, also featuring a dust filter. Overall, you can mount either two 140 mm or three 120 mm front intakes, two 120 mm top exh

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(PR) World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Now Live

In the Shadowlands, the world beyond the mortal realm, Azeroth‘s souls discover new purpose: to ascend, to atone, to be reborn, to wage everlasting war or suffer an eternity of torment. For the millions of World of Warcraft players around the world, the journey to seize their own destiny in the afterlife begins today with the launch of Shadowlands, the eighth expansion for Blizzard Entertainment‘s acclaimed massively multiplayer onlin

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AMD to Introduce Adaptive Undervolting to Precision Boost Overdrive for Ryzen 5000

AMD has announced they will be introducing Adaptive Undervolting tools for their precision Boost Overdrive software, available for the latest Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. This feature will be made available come launch of AGESA 1180 on 400-series and 500-series motherboards (estimated availability in early December), and will require a BIOS update to enable at the software level. According to AMD, this tool will dynamically calculate the precise amoun

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GIGABYTE Readies GeForce RTX 3060 Ti AORUS Master with Six Display Outputs

GIGABYTE is readying its premium GeForce RTX 3060 Ti offering, the RTX 3060 Ti AORUS Master. Characterized by a premium board design that has a meaty triple-slot, triple-fan cooling solution; plenty of RGB embellishments, and possibly the company‘s largest factory overclock to boot, this card‘s most striking feature has to be its display output setup, which includes three each of DisplayPort 1.4a and HDMI 2.1 connectors. The cooler fe

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(PR) Khronos Releases Vulkan Ray Tracing Final Specification

Today, Khronos has released the final versions of the set of Vulkan, GLSL and SPIR-V extension specifications that seamlessly integrate raytracing into the existing Vulkan framework. This is a significant milestone as it is the industry‘s first open, cross-vendor, cross-platform standard for raytracing acceleration - and can be deployed either using existing GPU compute or dedicated raytracing cores. Vulkan Ray Tracing will be familiar to a

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(PR) GIGABYTE Launches AORUS RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 GAMING BOX eGPUs

GIGABYTE, the world‘s leading premium gaming hardware manufacturer, today announced AORUS RTX 3090/3080 GAMING BOX, the world‘s 1st water-cooling external graphics. AORUS RTX 3090/3080 GAMING BOX is equipped with the most powerful NVIDIA Ampere architecture GeForce RTX 3090/3080 graphics card and the latest Thunderbolt 3 high-speed transmission interface and this combination not only brings powerful 3D gaming performance to the Thunde

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(PR) VIVE Focus Plus Gains Major Enhancements For Premium Enterprise VR

HTC VIVE, the leader in premium virtual reality (VR), announced today a host of new and enhanced capabilities available now for the VIVE Focus Plus, the all-in-one headset designed with the enterprise in mind. In the biggest update since the headset came to market in 2019, the features rolled out today specifically address the key operational and security concerns of businesses worldwide in deploying VR solutions. Notably, the support of device

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KeysOff Unveils Discount Madness-Get the Lowest Prices on the Web for Genuine Software

It‘s that time of the year to loosen the purse strings and grab the best deals on the things you want the most. KeysOff presents its lowest prices on discounted genuine software. Get Genuine Windows 10 Pro for 7.45. Got more than one build on your mind? Get a twin-pack for 11.55. Office 2016 Professional Plus gears your home PCs for domestic productivity, get it for 21.27. Want the latest and greatest in productivity? Get Office 2019 Profes

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Cyberpunk 2077 System Requirements Lists Updated, Raytracing Unsupported on RX 6800 Series at Launch

CD Projekt RED released updated PC system requirements lists for Cyberpunk 2077, which will hopefully release before the year 2077. There are a total of seven user experience grades, split into conventional raster 3D graphics, and with raytracing enabled. The bare minimum calls for at least a GeForce GTX 780 or Radeon RX 480; 8 GB of RAM, Core i3 Sandy Bridge or AMD FX Bulldozer, and 64-bit Windows 7. The 1080 High grade needs at least a Core i7

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition Pictured

The upcoming NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition has recently been pictured ahead of its launch on December 2nd. The upcoming graphics card features the GA104-200 GPU paired with 8 GB of GDDR6 14 Gbps memory on a 256-bit bus. The RTX 3060 TI Founders Edition cooler is near identical to that of the RTX 3070 Founders Edition except for a slightly more silver design on the 3060 Ti. The RTX 3060 Ti Founders Edition is rumored to retail for 39

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(PR) TerraMaster Introduces F5-221 5-Bay NAS

TerraMaster, a professional brand that specializes in providing innovative storage products including network-attached storage (NAS) devices, proudly presents the F5-221 5-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS), ideal for small business and home cloud storage. The TerraMaster F5-221 is powered by an Intel dual-core 2.0 GHz processor offering speeds of up to 119 MB/s. The F5-221 supports AES hardware encryption and 4K HD video transcoding. It also com

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(PR) EK Introduces Shifted Vertical GPU Mounting Bracket

EK, the leading computer cooling solutions provider, releases a vertical GPU mounting bracket designed specifically for cases with closed-off PCI-E expansion slots (with horizontal bars in-between). The EK-Loop Vertical GPU Holder - Shifted, like its previous variant used for open expansion slot cases, uses a patent-pending solution with two ATX motherboard mounting points to additionally secure the graphics card. This unique holder is not just i

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(PR) QNAP Launches TVS-h1288X/TVS-h1688X ZFS NAS

QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the TVS-h1288X/TVS-h1688X enterprise QuTS hero NAS, powered by an Intel Xeon W-1250 six-core 3.3 GHz processor (burst up to 4.7 GHz) and up to 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory. These new models allow for installing two QNAP QXP-T32P Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion cards (sold separately) to attain four Thunderbolt 3 ports for high-speed media editing and

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Radeon RX 6800 XT Overclocked to 2.80 GHz on LN2, Crushes 3DMark Fire Strike Record

One of the secret sauces of AMD‘s new Big Navi Radeon RX 6800 series GPUs is the ability for the GPU to sustain high engine clock speeds, with the company leveraging boost frequencies above 2.00 GHz in certain scenarios. It was only a matter of time before professional overclockers got their hands on an RX 6800 XT, and paired it with an LN2 evaporator. TecLab_Takukou is the new king of the 3DMark Fire Strike leaderboard thanks to their skil

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