June 6, 2023


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In today’s review, we are having a look at a truly innovative cooler by Noctua, the NH-P1. The NH-P1 is a CPU cooler of colossal proportions, designed from the…

by E. Fylladitakis 4 days ago

Two driving forces are driving the current technology market: insatiable demand for hardware, and the supply chain shortages making it difficult to produce enough in quantity to fulfil every…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/31/2022

At CES this year, Intel officially announced its expanded Alder Lake lineup including the performance-laptop focused H-Series processors, which traditionally fit in the 45-Watt range. Today we finally get…

by Brett Howse on 1/25/2022

The topic of overclocking has been an interesting one to track over the years. Over a decade ago, when dealing with 2-4 core processors, an effective overclock gave a…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/24/2022

With fab expansions on tap across the entire semiconductor industry, Intel today is laying out their own plans for significantly increasing their production capacity by announcing their intention to…

by Ryan Smith on 1/21/2022

Over the years Intel has prided itself on its ability to provide processors that fit into the ultraportable, professional market. We’re talking thin and light designs with obscene levels…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/19/2022

With the Unify, we are looking at a premium model with support for DDR5 memory, but it doesn’t feature any RGB LED lighting. The MSI MEG Z690 Unify represents…

by Gavin Bonshor on 1/18/2022

It has been over three years since Corsair released the monstrous AX1600i and today still very few manufacturers even dared to release any digital PSU designs, let alone top-tier…

by E. Fylladitakis on 1/10/2022

When Intel launched its 12th Generation Core family of processors late last year, it was only a small set of overclockable parts for desktops that came to market. Featuring…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

Today is a day for CES keynotes, and up next is Intel. Here we’ll be getting SVP Greg Bryant to talk us through the next generation of hardware launches…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

It’s hard to avoid that autonomous vehicles are a key part of how we are going to be discussing technology and machine learning of the future. For the best…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

The second keynote of CES comes from NVIDIA, and while it isn’t Jensen presenting today, we do get Jeff Fisher, SVP of GeForce, and Ali Kani, VP and GM…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

The notebook market is a tough nut to crack with a single solution. People want that mix of high performance at the top, cost effectiveness at the bottom, and…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

One of the things I look forward to every year is whether the major companies I write about are prepared to showcase their upcoming products in advance – because…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

It’s the first week of a new year, which can only mean it’s the annual CES trade show! As per usual, the big names have major presentations set up…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/4/2022

Ahead of tomorrow’s big CES keynote, AMD is offering a spoiler of sorts for one of their product announcements. As it turns out, one of AMD’s forthcoming products, the…

by Ryan Smith on 1/3/2022

As far as most years ago, 2021 has been an up and down year when it comes to the desktop CPU market. At the beginning of the year, the…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/30/2021

One of the most agonizing elements of Intel’s launch of its latest 12th generation Alder Lake desktop processors is its support of both DDR5 and DDR4 memory. Motherboards are…

by Gavin Bonshor on 12/23/2021

There are many column inches detailing Qualcomm’s design wins and marketing strategy, however to paint it all with a broad brush, it has often boiled down to ‘where can…

by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/22/2021


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