Featuring 10-phase VRM
The H370 Gaming Pro Carbon from MSI is a mid-range motherboard that comes with a few interesting features. Compared to the previous model, which goes by the name H270 Gaming Pro Carbon, we see a similar color scheme - as the name suggests - but a reworked layout and a new design for all the heatsinks.
More information about AMD rebranding
As you might know, AMD is rebranding its FreeSync 2 technology to FreeSync 2 HDR. Since the FreeSync 2 is compatible with HDR technology AMD decided to do this change. Althought this might have sense, at the moment there is a lot of confusion over the specifications since AMD is basically slapping the HDR badge on existing FreeSync 2 display.
For storage devices
A couple of years ago, Avago/Broadcom increased the prices of its PLX PCIe switches and several motherboard manufacturers stopped to use them. Since the PCIe switches are used primarily in servers, they come with a premium price. However some motherboard manufacturers still want to implement such a technology in their products, for this reason other companies are offering new switches.
With new optical switches
Both with single fan
Corsair acquires Elgato Gaming brand
Corsair is changed a bit during the last years. We all know Corsair as a memory maker, however the company is producing almost everything at the moment. For example they produce chassis, cooler power supply and peripheral. Furthermore they sell also gaming chair. Yesterday the company announced that it would acquire streaming accessory brand Elgato Gaming.
More RGB products
Alongside with two more SKUs
We have seen lately a lot of speculations about the upcoming Intel Z390 chipset and the eight core processors. Just a few days ago we have published a news about Intel Z390 chipset and today there are more informations available. This time Wccftech has published the names of the CPUs that will be released.
Available next October
Available in Q3 2018
For The Crew 2
NVIDIA's released its latest GeForce graphics drivers named 398.36. The new drivers add optimisations for Ubisoft's upcoming The Crew 2. Furthermore NVIDIA has also added updated SLI profiles for titles such as Dark Souls Remastered, Hand of Fate 2, Need for Speed Payback, and Super Mega Baseball 2.
For NVMe drives
Manufacturer cost up to $500 USD
Adaptive sync technologies like G-Sync and FreeSync are really important for hardcore gamers. While FreeSync is a cheap solution due to its open-source nature, the G-Sync from NVIDIA is a little more complicated. While the current G-Sync module is quite expensive, we might see even more expensive G-Sync HDR display anytime soon.
Available in three versions
If you are looking for a mid-tower case which is compatible with high-end graphics cards as well as watercooling setup, SilentiumPC's Armis AR3 enclosure might be just what you've been looking for. The company has released a new case which is compatible with any kind of hardware as well as average size radiators.
According to a recent report from Prad.de, some manufacturers have been using 4K (2160p) panels for their 1440p monitors. The reason behind this move is pretty simple, the 27-inch 4K panel often costs the same price than a 27-inch QHD (1440p) panel. If the reports are true, several manufacturers are offering QHD monitors with 4K capabilities.
On mass production
For winners of Intel Core i7-8086K
Finally some details
With third party controllers