Intel gets down to business with new vPro Core Ultra processors for the AI PC revolution

What you need to know Intel announced its latest Intel vPro platform for its new Core Ultra and 14th-generation processors at Mobile World Congress. Intel vPro is an enterprise-focused platform designed to help IT admins monitor, update, and troubleshoot PCs. One of the main benefits of Intel vPro PCs is that IT departments can manage […]

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AI helped NVIDIA break Wall Street record, and now the tech giant is the fourth most valuable company in the world

What you need to know NVIDIA reported its earnings for the 2024 fiscal year earlier this week. The company saw massive revenue growth, including a 126% increase in GAAP revenue and a 409% year-over-year growth in its data center segment. Following the positive report, NVIDIA stock surged, adding $227 billion in market cap. NVIDIA is […]

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ASUS ROG STRIX B650-A Gaming WiFi motherboard review: A solid mid-range pick for Ryzen 7000/8000

Quick menu I’ll admit that I occasionally get obsessed with custom-building an all-white gaming desktop, and I’ve gotten close a few times. The problem is that white PC components are almost always more expensive than the standard black-and-RGB offerings, so they stay a pipedream. Whether you’re looking for the best motherboard for the AMD Ryzen […]

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AMD launches brand new processors with premium integrated graphics: Ryzen 8000G Series desktop CPUs are available now

What you need to know AMD’s latest 8000G desktop processors are available today, January 31, 2024. Radeon 700M integrated GPUs support modern games at FHD resolutions. High-end G Series variants feature an NPU dedicated to handling AI tasks. It’s launch day for the latest Zen 4 desktop processors from AMD, as the all-new Ryzen 8000G […]

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Where to buy NVIDIA RTX 4070 Super graphics cards: B&H Photo, Best Buy, and more retailers with the latest stock

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Super graphics card launches today (Wednesday, January 17) at around 9 AM ET, in line with previous launches. As with most gaming-centric PC hardware, stock will be limited, and scalpers will be on the prowl, looking to beat you to the punch for a purchase. Thankfully, many retailers have safeguards to try and […]

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FidelityFX Super Resolution will soon upscale your YouTube and VLC videos, and you don’t even need an AMD GPU

What you need to know AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution will soon support upscaling videos on YouTube and within VLC. AN upcoming Radeon Adrenaline Software update will add support for FSR when watching YouTube videos. A future update to VLC will add FSR upscaling and hardware-based noise reduction at some point in Q1 2024. NVIDIA has […]

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AMD’s Radeon RX 7600 XT sets its sights on 60% of Steam gamers

What you need to know AMD announced the Radeon RX 7600 XT at CES 2024 this week. The RX 7600 XT has 16GB of VRAM, 190W TGP, a game clock speed of 2.47GHz, and a boost clock speed of 2.76GHz. The RX 7600 XT will launch on January 24, 2024 with a starting price of […]

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AMD’s new Ryzen 8000G Series desktop processor revolutionizes gaming and empowers users to run AI models on their own devices rather than putting their ideas into AI services on distant servers

What you need to know During CES 2024, AMD officially announced specs for its new Ryzen 8000G Series processors for desktops as well as updated Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors. AMD says that the Ryzen 8000G Series processor for desktops is the fastest processor in the world, making it ideal for handling demanding game graphics […]

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AMD’s next CPU features an internal GPU that outranks one of the world’s most popular graphics cards

What you need to know Leaks and reports surrounding AMD’s Ryzen 8000G lineup have steadily come out over recent weeks. Now, we have what appear to be benchmarks for the Ryzen 5 8600G. That processor features Radeon 760M integrated graphics, assuming the benchmarks prove to be accurate. The Ryzen 5 8600G has impressive benchmark scores […]

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WD_Black SN770M SSD for ROG Ally review: Forget microSD cards, THIS is the definitive upgrade

Quick menu I’ve absolutely loved my ROG Ally ever since I first got it, but there’s no denying that the limited 512GB SSD it comes with doesn’t provide a whole lot of room for my game files. I can’t even tell you how much time I’ve spent deleting and rearranging data on my ROG Ally’s […]

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Stay away from this mini PC company — I already gave it more chances than I should

Considering how expensive laptops and desktops are, I completely understand why many people turn to mini PCs as an alternative way to meet their office, student, or personal computer needs. In addition to being adorable, mini PCs hardly take up any room, are easy to travel with, and (perhaps most importantly) don’t cost that much. […]

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The HP Envy Move is ‘absolutely perfect as a family-oriented PC,’ and you can grab it right now for $100 off

The HP Envy Move is a unique All-in-One PC that features a built-in battery, a retractable handle, and pop-out feet. That design allows you to move the PC anywhere you’d like within a home or office. It’s an excellent PC for working from home, sharing a computer with your family, or even as a portable […]

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Microsoft is exploring specialized liquids for cooling its AI chips, amid local water supply concerns

What you need to know Microsoft is potentially looking into a new technique that will allow it to use a “specialized liquid” to cool its AI chips. The company unveiled an advanced AI chip in November dubbed Maia 100 chip, which ships with a cold plate with cool water tucked beneath it to prevent it […]

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AMD Ryzen 8040 Series is all about AI: Here are the full specs and how the new chips compare to Intel

What you need to know AMD just announced its Ryzen 8040 Series processors. The chips focus largely on AI improvements and promise better performance for both Llama 2 and Vision models. AI has become increasingly important for computing, including creative work, gaming, and general computing. AMD Ryzen 8040-Series processors are shipping now and will be […]

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This excellent GTA 6 pre-built gaming desktop PC features RTX 4060 graphics but might end your relationship (worth it)

Jumping on the Grand Theft Auto VI hype with a pre-built gaming desktop housed inside a custom-made PC case inspired by GTA 6, this capable mid-range rig features the latest RTX 40-Series graphics for only £849.99 at CCL in the UK (and includes a free month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate!) Swipe to scroll horizontally […]

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The US could be a decade or two away from attaining full independence from Chinese and Taiwanese chipmakers, according to NVIDIA CEO

What you need to know NVIDIA’s CEO, Jensen Huang believes the US is still a long way to go before it gets full independence from Chinese and Taiwanese chipmakers. Biden’s administration recently imposed exportation rules on chipmakers like NVIDIA, banning them from shipping chips to China. The US government wants to reduce the country’s dependence […]

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NVIDIA is the most profitable semiconductor chip brand in the world due to the rise in demand for AI GPUs, with Meta and Microsoft as its A-list clients

What you need to know NVIDIA’s revenue for Q3 2023 currently stands at $18.12 billion, with profits at $10.42 billion, which makes it the most profitable semiconductor chip brand ahead of Intel and Samsung. This translates to a 206% year-over-year increase due to the high demand for AI chips. Microsoft and Meta are its biggest […]

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Lenovo Yoga AiO 9i review: An excellent iMac alternative with impressive 4K display

Quick menu The all-in-one desktop market in the Windows space is pretty lackluster these days. There’s only a handful of high-end premium Windows AiOs, with the most expensive coming from Microsoft with the Surface Studio 2+, which sells for close to $5,000. The only other flagship AiO in this space has been the HP Envy […]

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AYANEO’s new Windows Retro Mini PC for gaming and everyday use just launched and it’s absolutely adorable

What you need to know AYANEO is a tech company known for making several gaming handhelds.  Today, the company launched its new Retro Mini PC AM01 intended for everyday tasks and some gaming.  The Retro Mini PC AM01 can have up to an AMD Ryzen 7 5700U with up to 32GB RAM and up to […]

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Snag $400 off the ‘mullet’ of PCs, enabling sneaky gaming sessions without your boss (or other half) noticing

If you have been looking to grab a mid-range gaming PC but are tired of all the RGB and distracting cases, the 2023 edition of the Dell Desktop XPS is a great option. This is the mullet of PCs. Instead of business in the front and party in the back, the XPS Desktop is business […]

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