In Q1 2019

According to the latest rumors, AMD is working on a new chipset for their Ryzen Threadripper 2000 processors. Things are starting to look like the motherboard vendors are going to show X499 board boards at CES 2019. Apart from that the Z490 is supposed to be unveiled by then as well.


Running smooth - so far

We finally managed to get our hands on the Battlefied V Open beta and we have taken some screenshots. The Battlefield V Open beta is available on Origin and it the beta testing phase will end on September 11. The game itself weighs almost 13GB and we suggest to download the latest drivers from NVIDIA or AMD as well.



Titan Xp isn't fast enough for 60FPS in UHD

EA has just released the Open beta of Battlefield V and the latest first person shooter is based on the Frostbite engine and features a lot of wide open-world spaces to explore. Our friends over at Guru3D have performed some preliminary benchmark results, testing the most popular resolutions such as FullHD, WQHD and UHD.



At least at launch

Micron has revealed that it’s going to be the initial supplier of 8Gb memory for the GeForce RTX 20 Series. This partnership is exclusive for the launch yet NVIDIA’s AIB partners might team up with other memory vendors.



With Athlon and Ryzen Pro

AMD’s second generation seem to be as susccessful as its first generation and still ride that wave the red team is now adding their new Athlon APUs and Ryzen Pro CPUs to the portfolio. While the Athlon CPUs are intended for entry-level PCs, the Ryzen Pro processors are designed for commercial/professional clients.


Compatible with upcoming GeForce RTX cards

If you would like to water cool the upcoming NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics card, you will be happy to know that Alphacool has released the Eiswolf 240 GPX-Pro closed-loop liquid cooler. It's compatible with NVIDIA’s RTX 2070, RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti cards.




In two weeks

As we all know meanwhile NVIDIA has recently announced their RTX 20xx series graphics cards but currently we still don’t know how quick the new cards are going to be in the real world. While some users believe that the technology might be revolutionary, other gamers think that ray-tracing will actually kill some of the performance.



First Aorus mini-ITX-Board

Today appears to be leak day, since details on the upcoming Gigabyte Z390 mini-ITX motherboard have emerged as well. While this motherboard is going to be compatible with Intel’s Core i7/i9-9000 series of CPUs, the box art mentions compatibility to the 8th Gen Core processors.


Great looking design

It looks like the launch of the upcoming Intel Z390 motherboards is just around the corner since there is yet another leak. The Croatian PC Ekspert YouTube channel has published a video about the upcoming PRIME Z390-A motherboard. The video is already offline however someone did manage to take screenshots before they removed the video.


Croatian PC Ekspert Youtube channel jumped the gun

During the past days more and more rumors have surfaced regarding Intels upcoming 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 ASUS.


Now with dedicated media controls

Razer has updated the Blackwidow Elite gaming keyboard, finally adding dedicated media controls. While this isn't an earth-shattering update, we believe that it is still a very welcome change since the volume knob can be very useful in quite a few situations.


Tested in different games

NVIDIA's first batch of RTX 20-series graphics cards will be available in a few weeks. Currently we are still waiting for the full reviews and detailed benchmarks to come out but launches would be launches without leaks. Meanwhile a set of benchmark values has hit the web comparing the RTX 2080 Ti to the GTX 1080 Ti.


With SATA and PCIe interfaces

Samsung is upgrading their portfolio regarding the data center drives. Today the blue giant introduced four SSDs, which go by the names 860 DCT, 883 DCT, 983 DCT, and 983 ZET. At the moment Samsung hasn't revealed prices but more information is expected to show up in the next weeks.


Air and water-cooled

During the launch of the GeForce RTX graphics cards, EVGA revealed the XC and the FTW3 series. Currently it seems the company is ready to introduce more models. Today EVGA announced four models, which feature air and water cooling.


With modular design

A few months ago be quiet! announced their Base Pro 900 revision 2 which is the company’s flagship model. Meanwhile the maker of cases and coolers is ready to show the Silent Base 601, which is a rather small mid-tower chassis that’s been made from SECC steel and ABS plastic.


Available for pre-order

EK has officially unveiled their fullcover water blocks for NVIDIA’s RTX 2000 series graphics cards. The manufacturer has decided to come up with a new name for their GPU blocks calling them Vector series from now on. At the moment there are no less than eight water blocks available and during the next months we expect EK to launch full cover blocks for custom cards as well.



Built for designers but can be used for gaming

Today MSI announced a new laptop aiming at creative users such as photographers, designers, and 3D animators. The P65 Creator looks pretty similar to the GS65 Stealth, which is one of the best gaming laptop available today.


Faster than AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU

Once more benchmark results of an upcoming Intel processors have leaked. This time the Intel Core i7-9700K eight core chip has been spotted in the Geekbench database. It looks like the launch is just around the corner.


Available next month

Microsoft has revealed the name and launch date for the next large Windows 10 update, which is simply Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Overall it doesn’t seem like much is going to await us.


Pre-load starts today

EA has released the full system requirements for the upcoming Battlefield V Beta game. In the case of Battlefield V EA is going to use the latest Frostbite featuring wide open-world maps. So far the system requirements pretty similar to Battlefield 1. While the early access starts tomorrow, the open beta is going to be released next Thursday.
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