With black and red color scheme
A few months ago, ASRock has shown their first batch of socket AM4 motherboards for AMD's upcoming Ryzen processors. Some models have been spotted yesterday and more information on the X470 Fatal1ty Gaming K4 motherboard motherboard has surfaced.
Both with WiFi AC port
According to latest rumors, ASRock might unveil two X470 Taichi motherboards based on the same PCB. The main difference between this two models regards the ethernet LAN chip. While the X470 Taichi should might pack Intel Gigabit chip, the Ultimate version should sport the more expensive Aquantia 10Gb chip. Furthermore the X470 Ultimate comes with several onboard buttons.
With Optane Memory inside
If you have opened Newegg today, you may have noticed some Intel "Core i+" products. This is a not a typo from the e-tailers, Intel has added the Core i5+ 8400, Core i5+ 8500, and Core i7+ 8700 CPUs. These models simply include a 16GB Optane Memory module in the box. With this SSD, you can cache the contents of a hard drive in order to achieve more performance.
Available next week
A few weeks ago, ASRock has finally announced its Phantom Gaming graphics cards lineup. The cards are all based on GPUs from AMD's Radeon RX 500 series. The first two models will become available on April 19th, the same day that AMD will release Zen+ CPUs.
Single tower cooler with high DIMM clearance
Today Gelid introduces the Tornado CPU cooler that features single fin-stack tower design. According to Gelid, the Tornado cooler can deliver good performance supporting CPU up to 160W TDP. The cooler comes with one 120mm PWM fan but it can accomodate a second fan.
According to Eurocom
In order to reply to AMD's new Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, Intel is planning to increase the core count on their next-generation desktop platform. According to the latest rumors, Intel might add a eight core CPU regarding their 9th generation of mainstream desktop CPUs.
With active noise cancellation?
Noctua has one of the biggest names in the fan business, the company make some of the best fans around although they don't offer mainstream features like RGB LEDs or flashy specifications. With the NF-A12x25, Noctua might have another little gem in their portfolio.
Dark Rock Pro 4 and Dark Rock 4
During the CES 2018, be quiet! has unveiled new options for cooling your new builds. be quiet! make some of the best CPU coolers around and with the new coolers they made some improvements. Now, after few months, the company is ready to unveils two high-end CPU coolers.
With Intel 8th Gen CPUs
It appears that ASUS will use six-core Coffee Lake-H processor inside the upcoming GL503 and GL703 gaming notebooks. While on the CPU side the company has made a big step forward, regarding the graphics side ASUS is going to use a GTX 1050Ti graphics card.
Up to DDR4 3466MHz
Corsair shows new Dominator Platinum memory on almost a yearly basis. Since quite a while the vendor is only marketing these kits as special editions, being numbered. The latest Dominator Platinum Special Edition CONTRAST makes no exception with that rule.
Compatible with LGA 3647 socket
EKWB announced the Annihilator EX/EP water block for the Intel LGA 3647 socket. Since the block is designed for server rigs, it features top and side inlets in order to be compatible with regular and 1U-blade chassis.
Raja Koduri is behind the project
Last year we published a news about Raja Koduri, since the Radeon Technologies Boss was leaving AMD. Later in the same month it emerged that Koduri was Senior Vice President, Core and Visual Computing Group, General Manager, Edge Computing Solutions, Chief Architect at Intel. Now, according to NoteBookCheck, Koduri is working to redefine the Arctic Sound discrete GPU to be powerful enough for gaming.
AU Optronics is working hard on it
A few months ago, Acer announced that their Predator X27 4K HDR monitor is going to be be delayed until the first quarter of current year. We heard a similar story about the ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ as well and it looks like that AU Optronics is having several issues combining together local dimming with HDR10 standard.
From Spanish site
Yesterday we have posted several benchmarks about the upcoming Ryzen 7 2700X series based on the Zen+ architecture. Meanwhile, the Spanish site El Chapuzas Informatico has posted some benchmarks of what appears to be the Ryzen 5 2600 CPU. This CPU should be the refresh of the current Ryzen 5 1600.
With infrared sensors
During the PAX 2018, Kingston has shown a plethora of gaming products, including HyperX headsets and peripherals. Furthermore, the company has unveiled in a shadowy open chassis a pair of RGB LED memory modules with HyperX logo.
AMD GPUs are now under AREZ brand
A few days ago, NVIDIA has introduced the GeForce Partner Program (GPP), an initiative that should fill the gap between NVIDIA and the companies that produce add-in cards or system based on its technology. We heard that AIB partners were feeling the pressure with GPP although the program isn't mandatory for them.
From Spanish site
Over the past few weeks, we have posted the first benchmarks about the upcoming Ryzen 2000 series based on the Zen+ architecture. Meanwhile, the Spanish site El Chapuzas Informatico has posted some benchmarks of what appears to be the upcoming Ryzen 7 2700X CPU.
First X470 mini-ITX model from ASUS
ASUS has been the first manufacturer to come up with AMD AM4 400-series motherboards. Already a few weeks ago, we have seen first details on upcoming ATX models, which are based on AMDs AM4 chipset. Meanwhile, there are finally more details on the ROG Strix X470-I motherboard.
This time the retail version
A few weeks ago, we have published first images of the upcoming Aorus Gaming 7 based on AMD X470 chipset. This motherboard will support out of the box the second generation Ryzen "Pinnacle Ridge" and Ryzen "Raven Ridge" APUs, in addition to current-gen Ryzen chips.
Featuring LCD screen
During the Computex 2014, EVGA has unveiled a couple of gaming peripherals. While the first gaming mouse has been unveiled a few years ago, we haven't seen any more information about the gaming keyboard. Now, after several years, the company is finally ready to unveil the first gaming keyboard.