8th Gen

While a lot of speculation in regards to Z390 motherboards has been made recently, ASRock has jumped the gun (on purpose?) and unveiled its upcoming gaming-focused Z390 product stack officially. The newest addition to ASRock's motherboard SKU list is the introduction of the new Phantom Gaming series which uses the brand new Realtek RTL8125AG 2.5G NIC which we initially speculated on yesterday. Inclusive of the new Realtek RTL8125AG gaming-focused LAN on ASRock's Phantom Gaming range is a new software package which allows users to intelligently shape traffic while gaming to as ASRock eloquently puts it "accelerate critical gaming network traffic ahead of other data to provide smoother, stutter-free game performance and give gamers the ultimate competitive edge". ASRock's new offerings, currently listed as supporting Intel's 8th...

Acer Launches Lightest Ever 15-inch Notebook: Swift 5 at 990 grams / 2.2 lbs

Everyone loves the lack of weight. Carting around a trade show, at least for me, helps the less I’m carrying, and so my work device has transitioned from a...

12 by Ian Cutress on 8/29/2018

Intel Launches Whiskey Lake-U and Amber Lake-Y: New MacBook CPUs?

Earlier this year Intel announced that it would be introducing two new families to its low power notebook range: Whiskey Lake for new 15W (U-Series) processors, and Amber Lake...

73 by Ian Cutress on 8/28/2018

Intel Core-B Processors: 8th Gen BGA with 65W TDP

During the mêlée of last week and Intel announcing the next wave of 8th Gen Core processors, there were a few products that Intel did not include in the...

33 by Ian Cutress on 4/12/2018

Chuwi Announces The HiGame Mini-PC With Kaby Lake G

Although we’ve mostly covered Chuwi’s laptop and tablet ventures to date, the company has just announced the HiGame mini-PC, and it’s worth a look. Chuwi is stepping out of...

25 by Brett Howse on 4/9/2018

Intel Expands 8th Gen Core: Core i9 on Mobile, Iris Plus, Desktop, Chipsets, and vPro

The march from Intel for everything to be under the ‘8th Gen Intel Core’ branding is now at its climax: today is the official launch of several new 8th...

124 by Ian Cutress on 4/3/2018

Supermicro at CES 2018: The First Supero Mini-ITX Motherboard

A few elements to Supermicro’s suite at CES were intriguing, one of which was the company’s first foray into a consumer mini-ITX motherboard. The C7Z370-CG-IW, based on Z370 and...

20 by Ian Cutress on 1/22/2018

Intel at CES 2018: Brian Krzanich Keynote Live Blog (18:30 PT, 02:30 UTC)

Intel's annual CES keynote is upon us. This week they have already announced Intel with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and reiterated their commitment to PCs that are always...

44 by Ryan Smith & Ian Cutress on 1/8/2018

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