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Manufacturers of SSDs have traditionally sold drives with a PCIe interface at a premium when compared to devices featuring a SATA interface because of higher performance and despite of the fact that most SATA SSDs use drive form-factor and are more expensive to make than M.2 modules. Later this year Kingston plans to launch its A2000-series SSDs featuring a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface that will be priced below SATA SSDs. The Kingston A2000-series drives will be offered in various controller/NAND configurations in a bid to be flexible in terms of BOM costs and ensure that the SSDs are consistently cheaper than solutions featuring a SATA interface. In particular, Kingston plans to use Silicon Motion’s SM2263-series and Phison’s low-cost controllers along with Toshiba’s BiCS4 3D TLC...

CES 2019: Digital Storm Entry-Level Vanquish PC with Bespoke Chassis

Digital Storm is known for beautiful-looking gaming PCs semi-customized but mostly built from off-the-shelf components. In a bid to differentiate itself from other makers, as well as DIY builds...

5 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

CES 2019: Deepcool Unveils 280W Capacity Assassin III Air Cooler

In a world where closed-loop liquid cooling systems have become a default choice for enthusiast-class PCs, the evolution of air coolers has inevitably slowed down. Nonetheless, there are manufacturers...

26 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

CES 2019: Dell Alienware Area-51m DTR Laptop with Core i9-9900K & GeForce RTX

In the recent years a number of PC makers have introduced desktop replacement-class notebooks with processors originally developed for desktops. Meanwhile, large OEMs tend to be more conservative and...

25 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

CES 2019: ECS SF110-A320 Ultra-Compact PC using AMD Ryzen

One of the market segments that AMD has not yet established a meaningful presence in with its Ryzen processors is the ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) PC market. AMD's limited progress...

25 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

CES 2019: ASUS Reveals StudioBook S W700 Workstation with Xeon & Quadro

At CES this year, ASUS introduced its first mobile workstation aimed at professionals who work with graphics applications. The new system can be equipped with six-core Intel Core or...

19 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

CES 2019: A Monitor from GIGABYTE? The 1440p 144 Hz IPS FreeSync 'Aorus AD27QD'

Over the past few years GIGABYTE has expanded to a variety of new businesses. The company started to offer memory modules, SSDs, mice, keyboards, and a lot of other...

14 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

CES 2019: $900 InWin 928 Chassis for Intel's 28-Core Xeon W-3175X

The emerging category of extreme workstations has brought with it a new market for larger PC cases better suited for housing this high-end equipment. To that end, at CES...

8 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

CES 2019: GIGABYTE’s High-Performance Aorus PCIe and M.2 SSDs

Last year when GIGABYTE introduced its first SSDs, the company took a cautious approach only released entry-level drives. At this year’s CES the company finally unveiled its high-performance SSDs...

2 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

CES 2019: MSI PS63 Modern Notebook, a 15.6-inch with 16 Hours Battery Life

Designed with content creators and designers in mind, the new 15.6" MSI PS63 Modern looks to make a bold statement. The key feature for this new notebook is the...

34 by Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor 4 days ago

CES 2019: MSI's Gaming Laptop Lineup With NVIDIA RTX Graphics

MSI is one of the latest manufacturers to launch a new range of gaming laptops with two new gaming models with upgraded graphics. Hitting the market is the slimline...

10 by Gavin Bonshor 5 days ago

CES 2019: Colorful iGame GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Kudan at 1.8 GHz GPU Clocks

Colorful has introduced its new limited-edition graphics card that will belong to its top-of-the-range Kudan* tier. The company plans to make only 1,000 of its iGame GeForce RTX 2080...

16 by Anton Shilov 5 days ago

CES 2019: ASRock's Five New B365 Motherboards

ASRock unveiled five new B365 motherboards at CES 2019 with a mixture of features similar to its Z390 offerings. The B365 Pro4 and B365M Pro are targeted towards professional...

9 by Gavin Bonshor 5 days ago

Intel Core i9-9990XE : Up to 5.0 GHz, Auction Only

AnandTech has seen documents and supporting information from multiple sources that show that Intel is planning to release a new high-end desktop processor, the Core i9-9990XE. These documents show...

55 by Ian Cutress 5 days ago

CES 2019: ASUS ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha X399 Motherboard

At CES 2019, ASUS showed off its new top tier X399 model with support for the 2nd generation Threadripper processors, the ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha. The new model has...

3 by Gavin Bonshor 6 days ago

CES 2019: GIGABYTE Aorus RGB Memory Hits DDR4-4000 with SK Hynix ICs

GIGABYTE last year entered the memory market with its Aorus RGB and GIGABYTE-branded DIMMs, designed for enthusiasts. To some degree the project was experimental with conservative DDR4-2666 and DDR4-3200...

3 by Anton Shilov 6 days ago

CES 2019: ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega X299 Motherboard

At CES 2019 ASUS is looking to push the boundaries of Intel Skylake-X processors even further than ever before with the announcement its ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega X299...

9 by Gavin Bonshor 6 days ago

CES 2019: ADATA Spectrix Memory & SSDs Get More RGB

RGB lighting has become a major selling point for hardware aimed at gamers and performance enthusiasts. After all, since modern CPUs, GPUs, DRAMs, SSDs, and other components offer plenty...

2 by Anton Shilov 6 days ago

CES 2019: ASUS' Chromebook Tablet CT100 for Education

Designed primarily for education use, the Chromebook Tablet CT100 has a rubberized chassis and is powered by an ARM-based SoC, essentially bringing together rugged design and low cost. As...

5 by Anton Shilov 6 days ago

Corsair One Pro i180: New Flagship Mini-PC with i9-9920X and RTX 2080 Ti

Corsair has expanded its Corsair ONE line of mini-PCs, aiming for the higher end of the market. The Corsair One Pro i180 is equipped with Intel’s 12-core high-end desktop...

12 by Anton Shilov 6 days ago

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