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Intel 9th Generation Coffee Lake Refresh
03 Jul

Intel Reveals 9th Generation Coffee Lake Refresh

Intel releases specification information for 9th Generation Coffee Lake refresh. We dug through the specifications document to pull the details of each mainstream desktop processor.

Intel Spectre Hardening Microcode
03 Jul

Intel Releases Spectre Hardening Microcode Update

On the heels of additional Spectre and Meltdown based exploits, Intel releases new microcode hardening information dating back to first Intel Core series Westmere.

ASRock Phantom Gaming Vega 64
03 Jul

ASRock Launches RX Vega Graphics Cards

As the market becomes flooded with graphics cards (GPUs), we get additional options with the high quality ASRock RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 reference cards. This should help further stabilize the pricing and allow gamers to pickup Vega series cards closer to MSRP.

Vega 56 Nano
23 Jun

PowerColor Launches AMD RX Vega 56 Nano

PowerColor has taken the Vega series a step further with the launch of Vega 56 Nano Edition. Looking to make the most of your mITX build, Powercolor has you covered!

DDR4 Memory
22 Jun

Samsung, Micro, and Hynix class action lawsuit over memory price fixing

Due to artificial price fixing and lowered production, Samsung, Micron, and Hynix are being pulled into another class action lawsuit.

Brian Krzanich
21 Jun

Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns

Early this morning, Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich resigns from allegations of non-fraternization policy violations.

E3 2018
16 Jun

E3 2018: Most Anticipated and Breakdown

Didn't get to watch or participate at E3 in 2018? Don't worry, we have you covered with highlights and some screenshots of the game reveals everybody is talking about!

Computex 2018
08 Jun

Computex 2018: What Should I Know?

What is Computex? Well, to keep it simple, it's an incredibly large technology trade show where manufacturers show new products and concepts to the public. Historically, you shouldn't expect actual product launches, but you can expect details about upcoming product launches. This year was no different and beyond the normal innovations (thinking more RGB stuff), we got new product details from both AMD and Intel.

Intel Anniversary Edition i7-8086K CPU
05 Jun

Intel Announces Anniversary Edition 8086K CPU

Intel will be hitting its 50th anniversary on July 18th and to commemorate this special occasion, it has decided to create an Anniversary Edition i7-8086K processor in limited quantities. Along with this launch, Intel has created a sweepstake for a chance to win your very own!

NVIDIA GeForce Partner Program
04 May

NVIDIA Kills GPP - The Community Rejoices!

In a large scale assault, news and hardware communities have spoken up about NVIDIA's GeForce Partner Program (GPP).  NVIDIA is recognized the outreach and decided to dismantle and burn the program entirely. Some of the damage has already been done and Add-In-Board partners already have new IP for Radeon graphics.