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Lenovo Launches LOQ Tower 17IRB8: An Affordable Pre-Built With Intel 13th Gen

While many components used to build a new system have and are coming down in price (except graphics), it's an excellent time to build that new gaming PC. Going prebuilt is the way forward for those who want to plug in and play without all of the hard work, and there are plenty of options on the market, from the entry-level to the high-end. One such example that looks to bridge the gap between both and aims down the middle is Lenovo, with their latest LOQ Tower 17IRB8 gaming system. Although

24 Mar 2023 9:30 pm
Best CPUs for Gaming March 2023

Moving into the warmer and more picturesque spring season, the weather isn't the only thing hotting up. The CPU market towards the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023 has been topsy-turvy, to say the least, with many viable options available for users to build a new system. Depending on the task at hand,Intel and AMD have strong line-ups with multiple generations of its processors, with both the latest 13th Gen core series (Raptor Lake) and the Ryzen 7000 series (Zen 4/Rapael) leading the

24 Mar 2023 4:30 pm
Intel Unveils vPro for 13th Gen Core Series: Enhanced Security For Raptor Lake

In a world that has seen various security breaches at several top companies and supposedly secure companies through hackers and exploiters, the onus isn't only on software developers to keep users and businesses safe but also at the hardware level.In contrast, hardware vendors have different levels of platforms for users, workstations, servers,and whatnot; Intel'skey and integrated security platform for desktops is called vPro. Intel's vPro platform isn't a new feature for theird

23 Mar 2023 9:30 pm
Out With Organic, In With Glass? DNP Unveils Glass Core Substrate Tech For Chips

As the chip industry develops more sophisticated processors with higher heat dissipation requirements, some firms have moved on to chiplet-based designs. This not-so-gradual shift has resulted in chip packaging technologies becoming increasingly important. Large and highly complex chips such as Nvidia's H100 and advanced multi-chip solutions like Intel's Data Center Max GPU (Ponte Vecchio) present new requirements for packaging materials. To that end, Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) is showcas

23 Mar 2023 8:30 pm
Crucial Preps T700 PCIe 5.0 SSD With Write Speeds Up To 12.4 GB/s

Crucial has started to tease the T700, the company's first mainstream PCIe 5.0 SSD. Not to be confused with the Terminator T-700, the T700's product page has already gone live but still lacks some of the M.2 2280 SSD's finer details. However, it does show some basic specifications that suggest that the T700 will deliver higher performance than rival first-generation PCIe 5.0 drives. Different as they may look, the first wave of SSDs all have something in common: they leverage Phison&

23 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
Intel Shakes Up Corporate Leadership: Stuart Pann in for IFS, Raja Koduri Out for GPUs

In a combination of a press release and series of tweets from CEO Pat Gelsinger, Intel this afternoon has announced a pair of significant corporate leadership changes at the company, which will impact both their Intel Foundry Services (IFS) and graphics/accelerator business segments. In brief, IFS is getting new leadership, while Intel GPU guru and chief architect Raja Koduri is leaving the company for new pastures.

22 Mar 2023 12:15 am
NVIDIA Unveils Ada Lovelace RTX Workstation GPUs for Laptops; Desktop RTX 4000 SFF

Along with their server part announcements today, NVIDIA is also using the backdrop of GTC to do a wholesale update of their professional visualization product stack. NVIDIAs laptop lineup, which to date has not received any parts based on NVIDIAs new Ada Lovelace architecture is finally getting its due, with a nearly top-to-bottom update of their whole product lineup. Altogether NVIDIA is introducing 5 new SKUs for professional laptops, from the RTX 5000 down to the RTX 2000. Meanwhile, desktop

21 Mar 2023 9:48 pm
NVIDIA Announces H100 NVL - Max Memory Server Card for Large Language Models

While this years Spring GTC event doesnt feature any new GPUs or GPU architectures from NVIDIA, the company is still in the process of rolling out new products based on the Hopper and Ada Lovelace GPUs its introduced in the past year. At the high-end of the market, the company today is announcing a new H100 accelerator variant specifically aimed at large language model users: the H100 NVL. The H100 NVL is an interesting variant on NVIDIAs H100 PCIe card that, in a sign of the times and NVIDIAs s

21 Mar 2023 9:45 pm
The NVIDIA GTC Spring 2023 Keynote Live Blog (8:00am PT/15:00 UTC)

Please join us at 8:00am PT (15:00 UTC) for our live blog coverage of NVIDIAs Spring GTC keynote address. The traditional kick-off to the show be it physical or virtual NVIDIAs annual spring keynote is showcase for NVIDIAs vision for the next 12 to 24 months across all of their segments, from graphics to AI to automotive. Along with a slew of product announcements, the presentation, delivered by CEO Jensen Huang always contains a few surprises. Looking at NVIDIA's sizable product stack, NV

21 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
LG's 2023 Gram Style Series Laptops Are Now Available, Starting At $1,499

The latest Gram Style series laptops, which LG announced at CES, are available as of today at the company's website or select authorized retailers. The LG Gram Style series comes in 14-inch (14Z90RS) and 16-inch (16Z90RS) configurations, starting at $1,499 and $1,799, respectively. Renowned for their svelte and elegant exterior, LG's Gram laptops are among the best options for consumers who want a powerful and lightweight device they can carry around. As the model name insinuates, LG'

21 Mar 2023 3:00 am
NAND Flash Prices Have Dropped Rapidly In Recent Quarters - And So Have SSD Prices

Softened demand for PCs and smartphones coupled with NAND memory bits oversupply has sent prices of 3D NAND memory into a dive in recent quarters. In Q4, global NAND flash revenue dropped staggering 45% year-over-year and 25% quarter-over quarter, according to recent data by TrendForce . And while that dive appears to be leveling off some TrendForces' analysts forecast that NAND prices declined more modestly in Q1 it's still bringing NAND to its lowest per-bit costs ever. All of which

20 Mar 2023 6:30 pm
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Aruba Instant On hardware provides an easy way to build and maintain a network to keep your retail business running smoothly.

20 Mar 2023 5:30 pm
AMD: Ryzen Mobile 7040HS Phoenix Laptops Delayed Until April

For everyone who has been eagerly waiting for the first laptops incorporating AMDs monolithic Zen 4 mobile CPU, AMD sends word on a Friday afternoon that youll be waiting a little longer. Laptops based on AMDs Ryzen Mobile 7040HS series CPUs have officially been delayed by a month, pushing their expected availability from March to April. First detailed during AMDs CES 2023 keynote, the Ryzen Mobile 7040HS series (codename Phoenix ) is AMDs first mobile-focused, monolithic die CPUs based on the Z

18 Mar 2023 1:35 am
Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2: Premium Segment SoC Gets a Cortex-X CPU Core

After a 2021/2022 product cycle that was a bit more i nteresting than Qualcomm perhaps would have liked, 2023 has been a far more straightforward year for the prolific SoC and cellular modem vendor. After releasing the first of their Gen 2 family of parts earlier this year with the flagship-class Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, the company is preparing to iterate through the next step of its product stack with the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2. Aimed at whats become Qualcomms traditional premium market segment, which

17 Mar 2023 11:30 am