Category: PC Hardware Reviews

Dec
15

Samsung Unveils 2019 Notebook 9 Pen 13 & 15

By Anton Shilov Samsung on Thursday introduced its next-generation Notebook 9 convertible laptops that will hit the market next year. The new lineup of convertibles includes models with a 13.3-inch display or a 15-inch display. These models and are aimed […]

Dec
15

OnePlus: Dual Product Lines, Cost of 5G, and Translation Errors

By Ian Cutress One of the key announcements at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit in the past week was around OnePlus: CEO Pete Lau stood on stage and stated that the company would have the first Snapdragon 855 enabled device […]

Dec
15

LG Launches 32QK500-W QHD Display: IPS and Freesync for $300

By Anton Shilov LG has introduced its new entry-level display designed for the mainstream market but supports a number of premium features such as AMD’s FreeSync dynamic refresh rate tech. The 32QK500-W relies on an IPS panel and features a […]

Dec
15

Mike Rayfield, General Manager of AMD’s RTG, to Resign by Year’s End

By Anton Shilov Mike Rayfield, senior vice president and general manager of AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group, will leave the company by the end of the month to spend more time with his family. David Wang will head the business unit […]

Dec
14

Talking Snapdragon: An Interview with Cristano Amon, President of Qualcomm

By Ian Cutress It has been difficult to move around in 2018 without bumping into someone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered smartphone. The success the company has seen in capturing most of the Android market has been exciting for the […]

Dec
14

ASUS Chief Exec Jerry Shen Steps Down

By Anton Shilov ASUS on Thursday announced the resignation of its long-time CEO, Jerry Shen. The step down follows a major change in the company’s smartphone strategy and precedes the company’s switch to a co-CEO management model. Meanwhile, Mr. Shen […]

Dec
14

ADATA Announces XPG Gammix S11 Pro: SM2262EN, 3D TLC, Up to 3.5 GB/s

By Anton Shilov ADATA on Thursday introduced its highest-performing SSD to date, featuring sequential read speeds of up to 3.5 GB/s and random read speeds of up to 390K IOPS. The enthusiast-class PCIe 3.0 x4 drive, whose formal launch had […]

Dec
14

GIGABYTE Launches R161-Series Overclocking Servers: 1U, Core X, Liquid Cooling

By Anton Shilov GIGABYTE has released its first servers based on overclockable Core X-series processors that offer a higher single-thread performance when compared to regular server CPUs. The new Overclocking Servers R161-series will be just what the doctor ordered for […]

Dec
14

EKWB Reveals Velocity: A Water Block for Custom LCS with RGB Lighting

By Anton Shilov Custom liquid cooling systems are built by hardcore enthusiasts who want to get absolutely no-compromise style and performance. Meanwhile, one of the trendiest features for enthusiasts introduced in the recent years, addressable and customizable RGB lighting, has […]

Dec
14

IO Data Announces M4K651XDB: A 4K 64.5-Inch Display with HDR10

By Anton Shilov As the world’s largest display suppliers are primarily focusing on popular sizes of LCDs, such as 27 or 32 inches, the smaller players tend to address and fulfil the demands of smaller niche markets. IO Data, a […]