Category: PC Hardware Reviews

Jan
23

Motorola’s $1500 Foldable Razr to Ship Early February: Pre-Orders Soon

By Anton Shilov Today Motorola announced it will ship its foldable flip smartphone on February 6 and will start pre-orders on January 26. The new Motorola Razr will be available for pre-order directly from the company, from Verizon, and from […]

Jan
23

TerraMaster Reveals TD2 Thunderbolt 3 DAS: 2 Bays For 32 TB

By Anton Shilov TerraMaster has unveiled a new entry-level Thunderbolt 3 DAS, the aptly named TD2 Thunderbolt 3, which is aimed at video professionals who need a relatively small storage device that still provides ample capacity. On the whole the […]

Jan
23

Acer Unveils TravelMate B3 Notebook & Convertible: 11.6-Inch LCD & Gemini Lake Refresh

By Anton Shilov Alongside their new Chromebooks, Acer has also revealed a new set of inexpensive Windows laptops aimed at students. Powered by Intel’s Gemini Lake SoCs, Acer’s TravelMate B3 will be available in clamshell and convertible form-factors to satisfy […]

Jan
23

Acer Launches Chromebook 871/Chromebook 712: Intel’s Comet Lake Inside

By Anton Shilov Acer has introduced a new Chromebook computer designed specifically for the education environment. The upcoming Chromebook 871/Chromebook 712 machines are rugged enough to handle bumps of life at school and are based on Intel’s Comet Lake processors. […]

Jan
23

Xiaomi Spins Off Poco to Separate Company

By Anton Shilov In a bid to address the smartphone market as broadly as possible, Xiaomi has introduced a number of sub-brands over the years, including Black Shark, Redmi, and Poco. But even with Xiaomi’s deep involvement, those brands aren’t […]

Jan
23

TSMC Boosts CapEx by $1 Billion, Expects 5N Node to Be Major Success

By Anton Shilov TSMC is on track to begin high-volume production of chips using its 5 nm technology in the coming months, the company said in its conference call last week. While so far the number of 5 nm tape-outs […]

Jan
22

ZOTAC’s UCFF Zbox Magnus EN92080V: Up to 8-Core i9 and RTX 2080

By Anton Shilov ZOTAC introduced its upcoming high performance ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) gaming machine that promises to offer performance of a high-end gaming laptop. The Zbox Magnus EN92080V packs an Intel eight-core processor as well as NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 2080. […]

Jan
22

AMD New Hires: Dan McNamara from Intel, Joshua Friedrich and Brad McCredie from IBM

By Dr. Ian Cutress There is always a fairly fluid movement of engineers in the companies we cover, but recently AMD has made a number of substantial hires into several of its biggest departments. Read more here:: Hardware Reviews

Jan
22

MSI Reveals Optix MEG381CQR 37.5-Inch HDR600 144 Hz Curved Monitor

By Anton Shilov MSI has announced its new curved gaming display that combines a near-4K resolution with an up to 144 Hz variable refresh rate supported by VESA’s Adaptive-Sync technology, and 600 nits brightness in HDR mode. In addition to […]

Jan
22

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Review: A New Challenger For Mainstream Gaming

By Ryan Smith While at this point we’ve pretty much reached the “mid-generation” point in the GPU space, that doesn’t mean activity in the GPU market is slowing down. Indeed, just three weeks into 2019 and AMD is already up […]