XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6 RAW II Ultra Video Card Review

Videocards/VGA Reviews by stefan @ 2019-09-17 read/post comments(0)

With the 210W Performance BIOS, the XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6 RAW II Ultra card can deliver quite a bit of performance, while keeping the temperatures at bay and the noise at decent levels. As we have seen with the latest Ryzen processors, the GPU overclocks itself depending on the read values from the sensors, so manual overclocking is pretty much useless in most cases. read more

Toshiba N300 10TB NAS Hard Drive Review

Storage/HDD by stefan @ 2019-09-12 read/post comments(0)

Thanks to the increased density and buffer size, we are seeing an increase of performance of the 10TB N300 versus the 8GB variant, matching the rated data transfer speeds from the product datasheet. The seek operations can be clearly heard when the drive is installed into a computer case, but this should be a non-issue when using the product in a home or SMB NAS. N300 was designed to operate in multi-drive NAS setups, so they have RV sensors integrated for detecting shocks and compensate rotational vibration. read more

1MORE Piston Fit Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones Review

Audio/Others by stefan @ 2019-09-08 read/post comments(0)

Right after fitting our preferred ear tips, we have started using the product while connected to both the laptop and our smartphone; thanks to its very low weight of just 18g, you can barely notice you are wearing it, while the soft grooved neckband did remain secure while talking some walks. Piston Fit BT can deliver a clean sound, with a decent amount of bass, which can be customized even further via the EQ settings. The voices in the movies and YouTube clips we did watch were clearly understandable and this is quite an advantage if you are using the headphones for lots of audio conferences as well. read more

CORSAIR K57 RGB WIRELESS Gaming Keyboard Review

Others/Mice & Keyboards by stefan @ 2019-09-04 read/post comments(0)

We have tested the keyboard in different games such as Control, Need for Speed: Payback, Metro: Exodus and Hitman 2: thanks to the SLIPSTREAM wireless technology, we did not feel any lag at all when using it, which proves that this tech is well applicable with gaming keyboards. This product was thought as a mainstream offering, judging by the inclusion of the rubber domes, but comes with the latest CAPELLIX LEDs which offer more efficiency in terms of battery life. read more

Silicon Power P34A80 PCIe 3x4 M.2 2280 1TB SSD Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2019-08-27 read/post comments(0)

The 1TB version of the P34A80 SSD does not disappoint at all and in many cases, we have seen even higher read speeds than its 512GB version counterpart. The caching is improved thanks to the double capacity of RAM and well optimized firmware and after the SLC portion gets filled up, we can expect write speeds hovering around 1GB/s. One extra fact to consider is that this product is offered with no less than 5 years warranty, quite enough for a consumer-oriented SSD! read more

Patriot Memory Viper V370 RGB 7.1 Surround Sound Headset Review

Audio/Others by stefan @ 2019-08-20 read/post comments(0)

We have tested the V370 RGB Surround with different audio material such as YouTube music clips, standalone MP3s, games and movies. At the default, non-Ultra Bass Response setting, the low frequencies are not very punchy, the accent being put more on mids and highs; if the audio material you are listening does contain lots of vocals, then this is the mode you should operate in. However, the headset really becomes alive after enabling the two dedicated mini subwoofers, and we felt the vibration even when only holding the earcups in your hands; this is definitely the mode to be used with games and action movies! read more
Storage/SSD Silicon Power Bolt B75 Ultra-Thin Portable SSD Review by stefan @ 2019-08-16
Audio/Others 1MORE Dual Driver BT ANC In-Ear Headphones Review by stefan @ 2019-08-13
Others/Mice & Keyboards Dream Machines DM1 FPS Gaming Mouse Review by stefan @ 2019-08-08
Others/Mice & Keyboards Patriot Memory Viper V570 RGB Blackout Gaming Mouse Review by stefan @ 2019-08-02
Audio/Others CORSAIR HS35 Stereo Gaming Headset Review by stefan @ 2019-07-30

Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

Batman comes to 'Fortnite' along with Catwoman and Gotham City

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It didn't take long to learn just what Epic had in store for Batman's arrival in Fortnite. The brooding superhero is available in the battle royale shooter from now through October 6th, and he's definitely not alone. You can get… Go To Full Article

Amazon Prime perks now include mobile game add-ons

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Amazon Prime members are getting another perk, and it's something mobile gamers would appreciate. The e-commerce giant is making free mobile game loot a part of its subscriber offerings, starting with exclusive in-game items for Tencent's popular bat... … Go To Full Article

Huawei Watch GT 2 early review

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Review: Great look, excellent battery, music and calls We got a chance to get one of the Huawei Watch GT 2 classic edition and so far, had more than half of a day to spend with the… Go To Full Article

Huawei discounts ARM API fears

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There's a perpetual licence The chairman of Huawei is confident that its relationship with ARM will not only continue, but will thrive. n an exclusive interview with Fudzilla, chairman Guo Ping explained Huaweii's long… Go To Full Article

Facebook’s latest AI experiment helps you pick what to wear

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Just when you think researchers have found the wackiest possible use for a neural net yet, another team finds an even more novel use for artificial intelligence. Take Facebook's new Fashion++ AI. It's a program that will help you become… Go To Full Article

iFixit's iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown investigates charging rumors

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As usual, now that a new iPhone has hit the market, iFixit is pulling it apart an iPhone 11 Pro Max to show you what the insides look like. It's a common annual ritual, and in short order we should… Go To Full Article

Neo Geo retro stick console includes 'King of Fighters,' 'Samurai Shodown'

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SNK has detailed the full 20-game lineup for its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro, and it's mixed news for fans of the classic platform. The retro console and controller hybrid will focus on the best-known brawlers with six The King… Go To Full Article

YouTube reverses course on 'verification' -- you will keep your badges

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Yesterday YouTube announced plans to change its policy around channel verification status. In a move to follow other social networks, the company said changes tying approval to authenticity and prominence would mean some might lose their tag, and wou... Go To Full Article

AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X gets pushed to November

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Strong demand for 3rd gen Ryzen to blame AMD has released an update for future CPU launches, including 3rd gen Threadripper family, as well as the flagship 16-core/32-thread Ryzen 9 3950X SKU, which will both be coming… Go To Full Article

AMD confirms 3rd gen Threadripper is launching in November

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Starting with 24-core version AMD has released an update regarding its future CPU releases, including the 16-core/32-thread Ryzen 9 3950X as well as the new 3rd gen Threadripper CPU series, both of which will be debuting in… Go To Full Article

YouTube CEO apologizes for channel verification mess

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YouTube came under fire Thursday after changes to its verification program meant several prominent YouTubers will the coveted status. CEO Susan Wojcicki has since apologized for the "frustration and hurt that we caused with our new approach to verifi... Go To Full Article

Apple’s new iPhones can better manage your battery as it ages

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In 2017, iPhone users discovered a software-based power throttling feature that was meant to prevent random shutdowns as the phone's battery aged. Apple's lack of clarity around the program turned what was meant to be a helpful failsafe into a… Go To Full Article

Porsche welcomes challenge from Tesla as it adapts to the EV world

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Recently, the high-end EV world has become a Nurburgring arms race with Porsche and Tesla vying for the best lap at the famed circuit. The Taycan set a record and Tesla CEO Elon Musk decided that the Model S would… Go To Full Article

ADATA Releases the XPG SX8100 SSD

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While many gaming-branded components come adorned in RGB LEDs, there is thankfully still a market for plainer and saner products. To that end, ADATA has introduced its new family of high-end SSDs — the XPG SX8100 — that promises leading-edge… Go To Full Article

Fujifilm's X-Pro3 mimics film cameras with a fold-out display

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One of Fujifilm's most iconic mirrorless cameras is about to get a head-turning update. On Friday, Fujifilm confirmed it's developing a new version of the X-Pro called the X-Pro3 and shared a number of details about the upcoming camera. To… Go To Full Article

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps

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In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook promised to investigate other apps with access to large amounts of user data. The app developer investigation is ongoing, but today, Facebook said it has reviewed millions of apps and susp...… Go To Full Article

Sony will reveal 'Last of Us' details in a September 24th PlayStation stream

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Sony will air its next State of Play, the company's new venue for sharing PlayStation-related news, on September 24th. Per the official PlayStation Blog, the live broadcast will start at 4PM ET/ 1PM PT and run "around 20 minutes." Sony… Go To Full Article

Western Digital to Exit Storage Systems

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Western Digital this week announced that it has made a strategic decision to leave the market for dedicated storage systems, as further development of its IntelliFlash and ActiveScale businesses would require additional investments and management focus. The company will sell… Go To Full Article

'Minecraft' adds a character creator option

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Minecraft players are getting more control over how their avatar looks. The latest beta build includes a character creator option that'll let you tweak the body shape, skin tone, hairstyle and color, facial hair and eyes. You'll be able to… Go To Full Article

AMD: Next Gen Threadripper and Ryzen 9 3950X, Coming November

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In a shock email late on Friday, AMD has released a statement to clarify the situation it is in with its latest Ryzen processors. There's a positive, that the next generation of Threadripper processors will enter the market in November,… Go To Full Article

One of the best mice on the market is on sale for $67

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The Logitech MX Master 2S is on sale at Amazon for $67 -- that's a $33 drop from its typical list price of $100. The mouse is one of our longtime favorites, and it was listed in our 2017 gift… Go To Full Article

ASUS GeForce RTX 2080 Super STRIX OC @ TechPowerUp

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The factory-overclocked ASUS RTX 2080 Super STRIX OC is the company's flagship RTX 2080 Super. It comes with a powerful 10+2 phase VRM and large triple-slot, triple-fan cooling solution. Thanks to the dual BIOS capability you are free to pick… Go To Full Article

Logitech G604 @ LanOC Reviews

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The G602 is a Logitech classic that was launched back close to the launch of the original G502. What really set it apart was its use of a traditional battery, not a rechargeable wireless setup for what our friend Ed… Go To Full Article

First Intel Core i9-10900X benchmark leaks

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Cascade Lake-X CPU with 10-cores Some of the first Intel's Core i9-10900X results have been spotted online, courtesy of Geekbench database, and these show some rather impressive high base and turbo clocks, as well as some impressive… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Launches iNAND IX EM132

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Western Digital this week has introduced its first family of embedded eMMC storage devices for industrial and IoT applications. Based on the company's 64-layer BiCS3 3D TLC NAND memory, the new iNAND IX EM132 drives offer up to 310 MB/s… Go To Full Article

Tinder’s ‘Swipe Night’ show lets users swipe to control the plot

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Tinder is about to modernize the choose-your-own-adventure plot. Today, the company confirmed rumors that it's launching an original show, Swipe Night. In true Tinder style, you'll watch on your phone and decide how the story unfolds by swiping left... Go To Full Article

ADATA rolls out XPG SX8100 PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 SSD

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Offering up to 3,500/3,000 MB/s performance ADATA has released its latest XPG series PCIe Gen3x4 SSD, the XPG SX8100 which will come in a standard M.2 2280 form-factor and be available in 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities. Go To Full Article

HP’s E344c: A 34-Inch Curved Ultra-Wide Productivity Monitor

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Having launched a variety of curved ultrawide displays for gamers in the recent years, HP is rolling out similar monitors for business and professional users from many industries who want to boost their productivity. This week along with its flagship… Go To Full Article

Night School Studio's boozy buddy adventure 'Afterparty' gets a release date

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Just in time for Halloween, the developer of dark supernatural thriller Oxenfree, Night School Studio, will be releasing its new game Afterparty. The game was announced a few years ago but now we finally have a release date in October… Go To Full Article

The best headsets for the Switch Lite

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The new Switch Lite is finally here. It's smaller than the original, so it'll be easier to take on the go, whether it's your daily commute, a long flight or a week-long road trip. However, such close quarters mean you're… Go To Full Article

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