Impractical but possible
Recently on Reddit, two users have brought up two different methods of tricking an NVIDIA GPU into working with FreeSync. Both methods will require some AMD hardware like a graphics card or just an APU. The two workarounds are a bit impractical but they do work.
Soon available with chipzilla Core i9-8950HK CPU
Thinkpads are famous for their design and durability, but they aren't that well-known for their performance in the past ultra low voltage processors have been used quite often. With the ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Lenovo is about to change this philosophy adding a powerful six core mobile CPUs to a slim notebook.
Crucial has shown their BX500 SSDs series, which are based on 3D QLC NAND Flash memory. The BX500 line offers units with 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities. All the BX500 SSDs come in a 2.5-inch package.
Designed for Threadripper 2000 CPUs
MSI has released the MEG X399 Creation motherboard, which is going to be the flagship model for the AMDs TR4 based processors. The company revealed this board during Computex in June. According to MSI, the MEG X399 Creation (as the name suggests) is specifically designed for content creators due to the large number of ports and connectors.
Compatible with Founders Edition cards
More than two years ago, during Computex 2016, Phanteks presented its first water cooling products. Right after the NVIDIA announcement, it looks like Phanteks is ready to add two new water blocks to the portfolio, which are compatible with NVIDIAs RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti graphics cards.
Don't expect it to be cheap
During IFA 2018, Acer has shown an impressive gaming setup, which could be called battlestation. With the Predator Thronos, Acer unveils an expensive gaming chair and multi-monitor setup merged all together.
Running on a RTX 2080 Ti GPU
During the Gamescom 2018, NVIDIA has unveiled its upcoming RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti graphics cards, which are based on the Turing architecture. As part of the event, the company has shown different demos including Battlefield V, Control by Remedy and Shadow of Tomb Raider. All three showcased what real-time ray tracing is and looks like.
Four new models
Announced during the IFA 2018, Acer today releases one new Predator monitor and one Nitro display, which is available in three different configurations. All displays measures 27-inch and the price is ranging from $449 to $1299 USD.
With Amber Lake CPUs
It looks like Dell has refreshed its XPS 13 2-in-1 series with the new eighth-gen Y-series CPUs. During Computex 2018, Intel has announced their Amber Lake series and Dell now offers two flagship CPUs in their XPS 13 2-in-1 convertibles.
First Intel mainstream eight core CPU
It's no secret that Intel is going to expand its Coffee Lake desktop processor lineup in Q3 2018. Furthermore the company will release another motherboard chipset called Z390. According to latest rumors Intel will release three more unlocked CPUs, the Core i9-9900K, Core i7-9800K and Core i5-9600K.
Entry level Intel Z390 motherboard
In the past days more and more rumors have surface regardin Intels upcoming new mainstream desktop processors. While these chips are compatible with the current generation of Z370 motherboards, there is also a bunch of new, Z390 based, motherboards expected to hit the market. So far we’ve spotted some new pictures of an upcoming board from Gigabyte.
Five different colors
A few months ago, Corsair launched a new line of gaming chairs which goes by the name T2 Road Warrior. The chair is created for long-term comfort and it’s finished with perforated leather. The T2 Road Warrior is available with five different colour schemes.
First portable NVMe-based SSD
Samsung has introduced the next iteration of their portable SSDs. The Portable SSD X5 features is based on a NVMe SSD, which is much faster than the previous generations. The transfers speeds are supposed to reach up to 2300MB/s since it uses a Thunderbolt 3 interface.
Two high power supplies available
It looks like Phanteks is on fire today not just unveiling a great looking case but adding two power supplies to the mix as well. The Revolt X series currently consists of a 1000W and a 1200W unit, whereas the internals come from Seasonic.
Allows dual systems
Already at Computex 2018, Phanteks unveiled a wide range of products including their now officially released Evolv X midi tower. According to the manufacturer this case is supposed to support excellent flexibility allowing the simultaneous installation of an E-ATX and a miniITX motherboard.
Featuring 32GB of ECC HBM memory
Right after NVIDIA has launched their Turing based graphics cards, AMD unveiled its dual Vega Radeon Pro V340. During VMworld in Las Vegas the company presented this monstrous cards, which comes with a total of 32GB of second-generation ECC high-bandwidth memory (HBM). Most likely this graphics card is based on the existing Vega architecture, making use of 14nm process technology and a dual-slot design.
6% faster than GTX 1080Ti
NVIDIA's RTX 2080 has been spotted in the Futuremark database, showing impressive performance numbers. According to the first scores, the RTX 2080 is able to beat the GTX 1080Ti. These days editors and reviewers should have received their first RTX 2080 samples including final drivers.
For Strange Brigade and F1 2018
AMD has released the next iteration of their Adrenalin software package aka drivers. These come with game-specific optimisations for Strange Brigade and F1 2018 and on top of that there is a range of bug fixes.
On all cores
Once more benchmark results of upcoming Intel processors have leaked. This time the Intel Core i7-9700K eight core chip has been overclocked using “just” water cooling. It looks like these chips can really be pushed a bit again, which might have something to do with the fact, that the heatspreader has been soldered to the die again.
Ready for Battlefield V Open Beta
NVIDIA released its latest GeForce graphics drivers, which are now available in version 399.07. The new drivers add optimisations for the Battlefield V Open Beta, F1 2018, Immortal: Unchained, Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, Strange Brigade, and Switchblade. Furthermore NVIDIA has also added updated SLI profiles for titles such as F1 2018.