Category: PC Hardware Reviews

Apr
09

SK Hynix Sampling New PCIe 4.0 96L SSDs, 128L 4D NAND Enterprise SSDs

By Andrei Frumusanu SK Hynix today announced that they’ve begun sampling new generation enterprise EDSFF E1.L SSDs based on their 128-layer “4D NAND” flash modules, in the form of the new PE8111, as well as for the first time introducing […]

Apr
09

Mobile Benchmark Cheating: When a SoC Vendor Provides It As A Service

By Andrei Frumusanu Mobile benchmark cheating has a long story that goes far back for the industry (well – at least in smartphone industry years), and has also been a controversial coverage topic at AnandTech for several years now. I […]

Apr
08

ASUS Updates Chromebook Flip Series With Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake

By Gavin Bonshor With the vast majority of vendors updating its notebook portfolios with Intel 10th generation processors, ASUS has added a new model its Chromebook lineup, the Chromebook Flip C436. Two new models are available with Intel’s new Comet […]

Apr
08

SteelSeries Acquires A-Volute, Company Behind Nahimic Audio Software

By Gavin Bonshor Danish peripherals and gaming headset manufacturer SteelSeries has announced its acquisition of A-Volute, the independent developer of the Nahimic audio software. The Danish manufacturer is looking to take full advantage of A-Volutes’ experience to bolster its audio […]

Apr
08

CEVA Announces SensPro – New High Performance Sensor Hub IP

By Andrei Frumusanu As devices become ever more interconnected and increase their capabilities to sense the world through different kind of sensors, there’s an ever more increasing stream of data that is being created. Naturally, not all of that data […]

Apr
08

Origin PC Announces EON15-X AMD Gaming Laptop: Putting AMD’s Ryzen 9 3900 In a Laptop

By Gavin Bonshor Even though AMD has already released its Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series of processors, Origin PC has gone one step further for their new AMD gaming laptop, assuming a machine that uses AMD’s Ryzen 3000 desktop processors. Dubbed […]

Apr
07

HP Envy 17 Refreshed With Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake Processors

By Gavin Bonshor While this past week’s wave of new laptop announcements was focused squarely around the launch of Intel’s 10th gen Comet Lake-H mobile processors, a couple of vendors have also been using the occasion to update their 15 […]

Apr
07

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR6 Released: GDDR6 Reaching Price Parity With GDDR5

By Ryan Smith Tucked inside NVIDIA’s announcement of their spring refresh of their mobile GPU lineup, the company included a new low-end mobile part, the GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR6. Exactly as it says on the tin, this was a version […]

Apr
06

AMD Drops StoreMI Software; Developing New Software for Later This Quarter

By Ryan Smith In a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment, AMD quietly dropped distribution and support for the company’s StoreMI software at the start of this month. The technology, launched back in 2018, was AMD’s answer to Apple’s Fusion Drive and other hybrid […]

Apr
04

SK Hynix: Up to DDR5-8400 at 1.1 Volts

By Gavin Bonshor Back in November last year, we reported that SK Hynix had developed and deployed its first DDR5 DRAM. Fast forward to the present, and we also know SK Hynix has recently been working on its DDR5-6400 DRAM, […]