Nvidia releases Geforce 387.92 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics


With 15 to 25 percent improvement in Forza Motorsport 7

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 387.92 Game Ready WHQL driver which includes some additional features, optimizations and performance improvements for several games, including Forza Motorsport 7, where AMD gained a significant lead with the recent driver update.

ARM hiring more staff after Softbank takeover
Published in Processors


Hired more than 1,000 new staff with more to come

ARM has hired more than 1,000 new staff members worldwide since it was taken over by Softbank last year, with a large proportion of these in the UK.

AOL messenger finally killed off
Published in News


End of an era

One of the first chat apps to go mainstream AOL Instant Messanger is to be officially retired in December.

Microsoft’s mixed reality expected this Christmas
Published in Wearables

 
Samsung already announces display

Software king of the world Microsoft has been talking up its latest mixed reality options,

Google accused of racketeering
Published in News


Anyone for tennis? 

A renowned architect has accused Google of racketeering, saying in a lawsuit the company has a pattern of stealing trade secrets from people it first invites to collaborate.

2018 will be the year of the RISC V Linux processors
Published in Processors


Along with the year of the desktop and the year of the dog

Linux fanboys tend to announce a lot of “year of” events. There is the year of the desktop which appears to be every year and still never happens and now there is the year of RISC V Linux processor.

TSMC will remain on top says retiring CEO
Published in Processors


TSMC is not going away any time soon


TSMC  will remain an industry leader thanks to growth driven by the Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, high performance computing (HPC) and mobile.

EVGA introduces its Z370-chipset motherboard lineup
Published in Motherboards


Z370 Classified K, Z370 FTW and Z370 Micro

Following the launch of Intel's new 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs, EVGA has unveiled its full Z370 lineup, including the flagship Z370 Classified K, EVGA Z370 FTW, and the mATX Z370 Micro.

G.Skill releases new DDR4 spec for Coffee Lake
Published in Memory


With 16GB DDR4-4600 and 32GB DDR4-4200

Following the official launch of Intel's 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs with the new Z370 chipset based motherboards, G.Skill announced its Trident Z and Trident Z RGB memory kits and modules.

Asus' ROG Strix B350-I mini-ITX motherboard spotted
Published in Motherboards


Small Ryzen motherboard with plenty of features

We have seen a couple of AM4 mini-ITX form-factor motherboards recently and the latest one spotted in shops is the Asus ROG Strix B350-I, based on the cheaper B350 chipset.