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    HDPlex H3 V2 Fanless Chassis Pictured

    Here are some of the first pictures of HDPlex H3 V2 fan-less HTPC chassis. The H3 sits between the tiny H1 and deck-sized H5. It has the height of the H5 and the width of the H1. The case measures 270 mm x 264 mm x 93 mm (WxDxH), weighing in at 5.5 kg. Its main chamber can house mini-ITX...
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    AMD Ryzen 2000-series "Pinnacle Ridge" CPUs Get Soldered IHS

    AMD's second-generation Ryzen 2000-series "Pinnacle Ridge" processors, which succeed the company's first Ryzen "Summit Ridge," reportedly feature soldered integrated heatspreaders (IHS), according AMD spokesperson "AMD_Robert" on Reddit. This would make the chips different from the Ryzen...
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    EK Announces Monoblock for GIGABYTE X399 Motherboards

    EK Water Blocks, the Slovenia-based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer is releasing a new Socket TR4 based monoblock made for several GIGABYTE X399 motherboards. The EK-FB GA X399 GAMING RGB Monoblock has an integrated 3-pin RGB Digital LED strip which makes it compatible with...
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    Intel "Ice Lake-U" Gen 11 iGPU Features 48 Execution Units

    Intel's next generation "Ice Lake" processor could integrate a significantly faster integrated graphics solution (iGPU), if a SiSoft SANDRA online database entry is to be believed. A prototype "Ice Lake" chip was benchmarked, with its iGPU being described by the database as "Intel UHD Graphics"...
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    Your PC ATM

    I gotta do something about this:
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    GIGABYTE Outs Aorus Z370 Ultra Gaming 2.0 with Improved VRM

    GIGABYTE released a major revision of Aorus Z370 Ultra Gaming motherboard. This isn't just marked "Rev 2.0" in some obscure corner of the PCB, but is part of the model name - Z370 Ultra Gaming 2.0. It replaces the 7-phase CPU VRM of the original with a new 11-phase setup that uses stronger...
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    Intel Reimagines Data Center Storage with New 3D NAND SSDs

    Today, Intel announced the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series for data center applications. The P4510 Series uses 64-layer TLC Intel 3D NAND to enable end users to do more per server, support broader workloads and deliver space-efficient capacity. The P4510 Series enables up to four times more terabytes...
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    Intel Core i5-8500, i5-8600 (non-K), and Celeron G49xx Listed on Newegg

    Four of Intel's latest 8th generation Core "Coffee Lake" processors that are part of the company's second wave of products for the LGA1151 (300-series) platform, surfaced on Newegg. These include the Core i5-8500 (model: BX80684I58500), the Core i5-8600 non-K (BX80684I58600), the Celeron G4920...
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    NVIDIA Turing is a Crypto-mining Chip Jen-Hsun Huang Made to Save PC Gaming

    What if (big what if) Volta-based GeForce cards have artificially-crippled blockchain performance from their drivers/CUDA_CL?
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    NVIDIA Turing is a Crypto-mining Chip Jen-Hsun Huang Made to Save PC Gaming

    When Reuters reported Turing as NVIDIA's next gaming graphics card, we knew something was off about it. Something like that would break many of NVIDIA's naming conventions. It now turns out that Turing, named after British scientist Alan Turing, who is credited with leading a team of...
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    ASUS Intros GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Phoenix Graphics Card

    ASUS today introduced its GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB Phoenix graphics card, based on the same cost-effective design as the GTX 1060 3 GB Phoenix it launched last year. The card features a compact 18.3-inch long custom-design PCB, mated to a simple aluminium fan-heatsink, with spirally-projecting...
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    Thermaltake Intros the Riing Plus 20 RGB TT Premium Edition Fan

    Thermaltake today introduced the Riing Plus 20 RGB TT Premium Edition, a large 200 mm fan studded with RGB LEDs. The 30 mm-thick fan features a 11-blade impeller backed by a motor that features hydraulic bearing; and a fan frame with 24 RGB diodes studded along the bore of the frame, which...
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    Gen-Z Consortium Announces the Public Release of its Core Specification 1.0

    The Gen-Z Consortium, an organization developing an open standard interconnect designed to provide high-speed, low latency, memory-semantic access to data and devices, today shared the Gen-Z Core Specification 1.0 is publicly available on its website. The Gen-Z Core Specification 1.0 enables...
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    Ozone Launches two New Giants Gaming Mousepads

    Ozone Gaming announces the launch of two new Giants Gaming mousepads, esports club competing in the European League of Legends Championship series. This initiative has been developed with the collaboration of Giant's players, actively participating in the design and features of the mousepads...
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    QNAP Launches the TS-253Be and TS-453Be NAS with M.2 SSD and 10GbE Expandability

    QNAP Systems, Inc. today unveiled the quad-core Intel-based 2-bay TS-253Be and 4-bay TS-453Be. With a PCIe expansion slot, the functionality of both NAS can be expanded to meet application needs, including M.2 SSD caching and 10GbE connectivity. The TS-x53Be also features HDMI output and 4K...