Based on Coffee Lake
Offering Focus Plus PSU as prize
Seasonic is running a giveaway offering up a Focus Plus 750W Gold power supply. In order to win, Seasonic is looking for the best picture with Seasonic gear and a reference to the Summer season. In other words you might create a small slogan or take a picture on the beach with Seasonic logo. The only limit is your immagination.
Four budget-friendly motherboards
It comes with a quick SSD
On Thursday last week Apple announced their updated and upgraded 2018 MacBook Pro line. Meanwhile the guys over at Laptop Mag had a closer look at it comparing it to a few other 13-inch models. The $2499 US MacBook Pro 2018 ships with an 8th gen Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 and a 512GB SSD.
The most promising in six years
It feels like an eternity we’ve last read the lines that PC sales are facing an upwards trend. In fact, year over year growth in Q2 2018 has been the strongest since Q1 2012. IDC claims a 2.7 percent growth rate over the period mentioned, which might be proof that the PC market is not yielding to phones and tablets. Market research firm Gartner is actually a little more cautious mentioning year-over-year growth of 1.4 percent.
Finally we are moving again
Compatible with LGA 3647 socket
We are not kidding!
It’s not a particularly hardware related piece of news nonetheless we deem it notable, not so say memorable, that Microsoft have assigned resources to revamp their humble notepad. We're rather confident that every single one of our readers has its fair share of experience with this rather dull yet effective piece of software.
That took quite some time to happen
Most notebook vendors have announced their updated notebooks, which are based around Intels 8th generation Core processors quite a while ago, yet Apple, as always, decided to take its time. To a certain extent this makes/made sense since the availability of the new platform was sparse - to say the least.
Such a good feature
Yes, it is July - already
GPU sales going down significantly
Based on financial data from Gigabyte, Tul PowerColor as well as rumors that NVIDIA might be sitting on a rather large pile of GPUs, Computerbase.de have put together an interesting theory. It appears likely that the GPU vendors shiny financial reports from the past months were the result of the mining boom.
$100k US paid for finding another bug
A few months ago the Spectre security vulnerability was all over the news of all the different tech websites out there. In a nutshell, spectre is the result of branch mispredictions from which a hacker can benefit by gaining access to private data. In the meantime Intel has been working under high pressure to fix as many bugs and issues related to Spectre and one way of doing that was with a bonus to their community in the shape of their Bug Bounty Program.
45 Watts only at lower clock speeds
Higher capacity and lower power draw
Entry-level ATX motherboard
With quad core CPU
MK2 revision is just around the corner
FreeSync 2 HDR support in latest update
Compatible with 32 core HEDT CPU
Gigabyte has finally revealed the first motherboard compatible with Threadripper 2 processors. This particular board comes with a whole bunch of features as well as an exceptionally good looking color scheme. Due this announcement, Gigabyte confirms that there are no plans for X499 motherboards in a near future.