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    Intel Announces Cascade Lake Advanced Performance and Xeon E-2100

    Oooh, finally they hired a good glue expert.
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    Intel Increases L1D and L2 Cache Sizes with "Ice Lake"

    The main idea of the memory subsystem is to scale directly to how close the data is being processed handled, the closer they're the closer they get to the processor while being handled faster and with much lower latency. The L1 cache handles the actual data being processed at that exact time...
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    Realtek Bringing 2.5 Gbps Gamer/Focused Ethernet Connections to the Mainstream Market

    No sir you're wrong, While having more bandwidth doesn't mean always more speed if the latency gets worse for example. But the 2.5, 5.0 & 10gbps standards are using higher clocks than regular 1gbps. That means the latency also should be lower too. So in theory, a 2.5gbps connection should be...
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    ASRock Teases Phantom Gaming Motherboards with Integrated 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet LAN

    When the 10Gbps BASE-T was finalized, it was with finalized with 5Gbs BASE-T and 2.5Gbps BASE-T also, but the 10Gbps standard was the most famous one. Aquantia released their first chipsets based on this new standard, the first -cheaper- chipset supported 1Gbps, 2.5Gbps & 5Gbps, while the more...
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    LG Unveils the UltraGear 34GK950 Gaming-Oriented Monitors With Nano-IPS, FreeSync 2/G-Sync

    That I/O area better has a cover for a better aesthetic look
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    QNAP Announces TS-332X 3-bay 10GbE NAS with 10GbE

    Most established 10Gbps networks are based on SFP+ (or at least optical), copper 10Gbps is just a new standard, and it's still more expensive than SFP+. This NAS as being targeted as a low cost RAID5 capable NAS with 10Gbps is designed for this, SFP+ is cheaper yet still more common than copper...
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    NVIDIA GPUs Can be Tricked to Support AMD FreeSync

    Yeah, the reason is not to affect the premium and elegant "User Experience".
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    AMD Announces Dual-Vega Radeon Pro V340 for High-Density Computing

    This GPU is meant to be used in a server case where the airflow is controlled and maintained by the case it self, Even the CPU doesn't have a fan, all things that need cooling is designed with the fins all aligned in the same direction so the airflow in the case will -by design- cool all these...
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    QNAP Releases the Intel Dual-core TS-251B SOHO NAS

    So the PCIe slot is 2.0 and 2 lanes only, that's a theoretical maximum of 1GB/s less than 10Gbps Ethernet actually and we're still not talking about M.2 SSD caching !!
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    Rumor: AMD's Zen 2, 7 nm Chips to Feature 10-15% IPC Uplift, Revised 8-core per CCX Design

    Regardless if these leaks are true or exaggerated. AMD is on the right track. not like Intel with their new 8C/8C without hyperthreading.. again if the leaks are true.
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    Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic eGPU

    It's a Radeon Pro 580, it's not even out there for sale. only available in Apple's products, it uses the full Polaris GPU, the only similar in the market GPU is the Radeon Pro WX 7100 which cost $599. Of course, Radeon Pro 580 is different, and being specialized for Apple & BlackMagic (OEM's to...
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    ASUSTOR Announces The New AS3102T v2 and AS3204T v2 - Redefining the Enthusiast NAS

    It lets you use it as a media player, it's even compatible with USB DAC to integrate it with your Home Theatre. I don't about ASUSTOR, but other NAS's like some QNAP & Synology let you install Kodi and even a separate VM with your choice of OS. you can make your NAS not just as a NAS but also...
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    GIGABYTE Intros CMT403x Series M.2 PCIe Riser Cards

    This will require a PLX switch, a very expensive piece of tech. the maker of these switches increased the price because most of it's usage is in the server market. so consumer products suffers now. But it seems this opened the way for other makers to start making consumer friendly switches...
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    Acer Announces 49", 55" Gaming Monitors - 4K, HDR, IPS

    We definitely need DP 1.5/2.0 or whatever & HDMI 2.1 to come sooner than later, 4K + HDR at high refresh rate (120Hz+) can't be done with current standards. Damn even Ultrawide 1440p with HDR can't make it to 144Hz duo to current limited standards.
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    NVIDIA's Next-Gen Graphics Cards to Launch in Q3 2018, Breadcrumb Trail Indicates

    The main issue is with price, as the rumour indicates the NV will rise the prices even in the same segment, ie next gen 1170/2070 will cost more than 1070 at launch, same goes for 1180/2080 compared to 1080. If AMD will really not have any competition for these then NV will feel free to really...