Biostar releases B250 mining motherboard
Published in Motherboards


With 12 PCIe slots

With cryptocurrency mining making havoc on the GPU market, Biostar is looking to cash-in on the craze by releasing a motherboard based on Intel's B250 chipset and with no less than 12 PCI-Express slots, the TB250-BTC Pro.

Cooler Master launches two new keyboards
Published in News


MasterKeys S and MasterKeys L with PBT keycaps

Cooler Master, a company known for their PC cases and coolers, has launched two new gaming keyboards, the MasterKeys S and MasterKeys L, both of which will feature Cherry MX switches, minimalistic design with thin bezels and, most importantly, PBT keycaps.

Microsoft adds GPU utilization to Task Manager
Published in News


In the latest Windows 10 build

With the latest Insider Build for Windows 10, version 16226, Microsoft has added GPU utilization in the performance tab of the Task Manager.

AMD expands Ryzen DDR4 memory compatibility list
Published in Memory


Ranging from DDR4-2133 to DDR4-3200

AMD has continued to work on updates for its Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards and has posted an extended and updated compatibility of DDR4 memory modules and kits.

Futuremark and UL unveil Testdriver automation software
Published in News


Software for hardware reviewers and manufacturers

Futuremark unveiled yet another piece of software, Testdriver, which is benchmark automation software aimed at IT administrators, hardware manufacturers, reviewers, and others alike that test hardware on a daily basis.

Nvidia officially announces the Tesla V100 card
Published in Graphics


12nm FinFET, PCIe interface, and 5120 CUDA cores

After talking about the new Volta GPU at the GPU Technology Conference earlier last month, Nvidia has now officially unveiled the PCIe-based Tesla V100 GPU accelerator, based on the GV100 GPU and offering 14 TFLOPs of single-precision compute performance.

Skype suffers problems in Europe
Published in News


Not working as of last night

Skype users in Europe, including us, are reporting massive connectivity issues with the client as of last night.

Intel unveils DC P4501 SSD series
Published in Memory


Datacenter-oriented NVMe SSDs

Intel has introduced its new datacenter-oriented P4501 SSD series based on its second-generation NVMe controller, 3D TLC NAND and either M.2 or 2.5-inch U.2 form-factors.

ZTE Nubia Z17 sold out in under a minute
Published in Mobiles


All three versions

According to a report, the first batch of 10,000 ZTE Nubia Z17 units sold out in just 51 seconds at a Chinese online store.

Xiaomi Mi 6 suffers from shortages
Published in Mobiles


Big demand, ceramic and SoC to blame

Xiaomi's latest flagship, the Mi 6, is already sold-out in all flash and pre-order sales but it appears that it never came in high volume due to ceramic and SoC shortages.