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Highlights from the first two days of E3
— 3:30 PM on June 11, 2018

Besides the Bethesda show, there were also E3 conferences from Microsoft and Devolver Digital yesterday—not to mention EA's expo-starting conference the day...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Bethesda's E3 show was all that and a bag of Doritos
— 11:30 AM on June 11, 2018

Yes, The Elder Scrolls 6 was announced. There you go, you can close this post now. Kidding aside, that was just one of several pretty-interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel's Core i7-8086K CPU reviewed
— 10:00 AM on June 11, 2018

Intel's Core i7-8086K is the company's first CPU with a 5-GHz Turbo speed out of the box. We dig deep to see whether this...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Join us live at noon ET as we unbox and test the Core i7-8086K
— 8:24 AM on June 9, 2018

My Core i7-8086K arrives today, and I'm going to waste no time getting it out of its commemorative packaging and into a motherboard so...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel's Core i7-8086K goes up for order at Amazon and Newegg
— 5:42 AM on June 8, 2018

Intel's 5-GHz Core i7-8086K is available for order at Amazon, Newegg, and Best Buy for the un-marked-up price of $425. Yours truly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PSA: Intel's Core i7-8086K giveaway begins at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET
— 4:02 PM on June 7, 2018

Want a free shot at Intel's limited-edition Core i7-8086K? The company is giving away (you guessed it) 8,086 of these CPUs across the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti for $420, a 49" 4K TV for $210, and more
— 10:03 AM on June 7, 2018

Trog says hullo and waves. Trog think puny gerbils have enough Computex. Good deals there are, Trog think you click and buy them. Trog is holding big club,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Samsung brings FreeSync to its 2018 TV lineup
— 9:00 AM on June 6, 2018

The rumors were true: Samsung is bringing FreeSync to its TVs. AMD and Samsung jointly announced the upgrade yesterday, and it applies to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Game consoles

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Second-generation Ryzen Threadripper will have 32 cores, 64 threads
— 10:06 PM on June 5, 2018

Today at Computex, AMD announced its second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU family. The company says second-gen Threadrippers will have up to 32 cores and 64...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 2400G and an MSI mobo for $200 and more
— 12:23 PM on June 5, 2018

Good folks of the gerbildom, I bring tidings! If it should happen that you're living under a rock and have missed the deluge of news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Qualcomm announces the PC-specific Snapdragon 850 ARM SoC
— 9:31 AM on June 5, 2018

Once upon a time, a smartphone chip designer like Qualcomm wouldn't have a place at PC-centric Computex. Last year, though, we witnessed the introduction of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel teases 28-core, 56-thread HEDT CPU on stage at Computex
— 2:37 AM on June 5, 2018

As part of its Computex keynote today, Intel teased a 28-core, 56-thread high-end desktop CPU in a single-socket system. Incredibly—and I do mean incredibly—the company...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel Core i7-8086K celebrates 40 years of x86 with 5-GHz Turbo clocks
— 1:15 AM on June 5, 2018

Intel's Computex press conference in Taipei today was heavy on processor news. First off, the company celebrated 40 years of the x86 instruction set...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Asus pulls out a set of rough-and-TUF peripherals
— 3:31 PM on June 4, 2018

Asus boldly claims that PC gaming is in the midst of a renaissance. The company sees a new generation of gamers eyeing up their first...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Asus GT-AX11000 router and its friends are ready for 802.11ax
— 12:41 PM on June 4, 2018

This year's Computex doesn't have a new CPU family or graphics card to focus around, so manufacturers' offerings have been more varied than we've seen from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Networking

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Asus TUF Gaming FX10CP desktop delivers durable basics
— 12:00 PM on June 4, 2018

Keen-eyed readers might already be aware of Asus' TUF lineup of reliability-focused motherboards. The company has decided to expand the sub-brand's lineup to include a variety...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Asus ROG Phone includes everything and the heatsink
— 8:40 AM on June 4, 2018

Asus has been hacking away at the smartphone market for a while now with its ZenFone line of Android handsets. Today, the company used Computex...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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NGD Systems introduces 16-TB Catalina 2 SSDs powered by ARM cores
— 3:33 PM on June 1, 2018

Hard drives and SSDs have always had logic chips. Spinning platters and moving heads in hard drives need some smarts to keep them from smashing...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software Servers

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