Next Generation AM5 motherboard design basics revealed by AMD

AMD’s AM5 chipset motherboards are right around the corner and support the Ryzen 7000-series Zen 4 CPUs that are set to launch soon. Let’s take a look at the design basics of the new platform. The AM5 platform ushers in a new era of AMD high performance computing. While we have seen multiple chipsets for […]

At over 5.0 GHz, AMD’s Threadripper PRO 5995WX breaks CINEBENCH R23 world record

Chiming in at $6,499, the unreleased Threadripper PRO 5995WX offers 64 threads and 128 cores, and blows through the CINEBENCH R23 world record by 10K points. The CPU-Z Screenshot reveals a 5.15GHz overclock on the AMD Threadripper PRO 5995WX with all 64 cores and 128 threads active. The MSI WS WRX40 motherboard seems to be […]

EVGA releases a $1,600 E1 bare bones PC case

EVGA has taken things to new levels by introducing the E1 bare bones kit, but the base model comes in at $1,600. By base model, we are talking about just the chassis/frame. The frame falls in with other open-air “cases” such as the Thermaltake Core P series. Much like a test bench, the open-air E1 […]

Razer admits to packaging typo no one noticed…

Can you spot the typo in the image? Razer, known for premium gaming peripherals and notebooks, recently launched their DeathStalker V2 Pro and TKL gaming keyboards, but with a slight error printed on the product box. The most interesting part about this story is how Razer actually broke the story. In a Twitter post, Razer […]

Intel Launches 11th Gen Tiger Lake-H Mobile Processors

The long anticipated 11th Generation Core processors are finally coming to market. The 10th generation mobile processors were a nice step up, but once again Intel is stepping up its game and offering even more with its 11th generation lineup. Not only do we have some high-end desktop-like SKUs, but we also have a revamped […]

Intel Launches 11th Gen Desktop Processors

Today Intel officially allowed us to reveal details about its 11th generation Core processors, specifically the desktop version. The new processors codenamed Rocket Lake carry a new microarchitecture in both the CPU and the integrated GPU portions of the processors. As we learned earlier this year Intel is naming their new microarchitectures after coves instead […]

Texas freeze delays server hardware supply

Unknown to many, many Taiwanese firms utilize factories in Mexico to produce hardware for the US server market. The kicker is that most of the power supplied (over 50%) to these northern factories, such as those located in Juarez, comes from natural gas imported from Texas. With the recent freezing weather and snow in the […]

TSMC deploys 1,000 engineers to bolster 5nm production line output

Earlier this week Taiwan Semiconducting Manufacturer Co. announced it would be sending more than 1,000 engineers to its fab located in the Southern Taiwan Science Part in Tainan, Taiwan to help supplement production of its groundbreaking 5nm node. TSMC is one of Taiwan’s largest companies, and is the world’s largest contract chipmaker producing hardware for […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Master Giveaway!

If you haven’t read our physical review of the Z490 Aorus Master you can find it here here . Our video review can be found here . We found that the motherboard was very well equipped and comes in around $370, and it could be yours in two Fridays from now! All you need to […]

Corsair teases project Orion at CES2020

At CES202 Corsair teased the future of RGB LEDs for PC gaming cases. The LED concept doesn’t include RGB LEDs inside or outside the case but rather embedded in the glass panels. To make this possible Corsair used 150 of their CAPELLIX tiny RGB LEDs. The CAPELLIX RGB LEDs were unveiled over a year ago […]