Aims for higher profits

According to a report from DigiTimes, Gigabyte is planning to merge their graphics card and motherboard divisions into a single unit. Starting August 1st, the new department will be led by Eddie Lin, sales and marketing associate vice president of Gigabyte's Gaming Product Business Unit. The executives of each individual division will be reshuffled under Lin's leadership.


Designed for PC enthusiasts and overclockers

During Computex 2017, MSI has shown their first batch of X299 motherboards for Intel's Basin Falls platform. Meanwhile the company has unveiled their new flagship model. So far there are nine X299 motherboards from MSI but maybe the vendor is going to add even more in the future.



New pictures from Chiphell

The guys from Chiphell have published more pictures on the ASUS X399 ROG Zenith Extreme motherboard. This gallery shows even more details about this upcoming flagship model and reveals the naked PCB. Furthermore we can see the I/O panel with all the connectors.


Now in white

A few months ago, in order to celebrate their 10th anniversary in power supply business and more than 10 million units sold, Corsair has unveiled a special edition of their RM1000i power supply. The unit was kept completely in white and therefore had pretty unique looks. Now the company unveils a new series of PSUs with this very same color option.



According to Geekbench database

Although the acclaimed launch date will be somewhen during the upcoming weeks news leaks related to Threadripper are making it through almost every day. This time OC3D jumped the gun and they have found some leaks in the Geekbench database. Comparing the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X to the upcoming Intel Core-i9 it looks like the latter is quite a bit faster.


Snef Computer Design

Today we have another build from Snef Computer Design for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.



HRC High Resolution Computers Shop

Today we have another build from HRC High Resolution Computers Shop for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.


144Hz and AMD FreeSync

ViewSonic already has a vast portfolio of displays and with the XG3202-C the vendor is launching yet another full HD model. The 31.5-inch panel supports 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution at a refresh rate of 144 Hz, which makes this particular display relevant for playing fast first person shooters.



With fake HDR

Dell has expanded its UltraSharp series with a 25-inch model that features 2560 x 1440 WQHD resolution. Furthermore the monitor comes with an IPS panel and it’s supposed to be HDR compatible. According to Dell the display covers 99 percent of the Adobe RGB and sRGB color spectrum and a few other color standards.



Available since July 22nd

During the Computex 2017, In Win has shown an early prototype of their 101 case. Meanwhile the case has been added on their official website, while it appears that the product is becoming available these days. According to the first images, the In Win 101 is similar to its bigger brother, the 303, which is compatible with ATX motherboards.



By ChipHell

During the past few days, numerous rumors as well as bits and pieces of information on AMD’s 300-series motherboards with socket TR4 have surfaced. Meanwhile the guys from Chiphell have jumped the gun and released a bunch of pictures on the ASUS X399 ROG Zenith Extreme motherboard. As you could have possibly guessed, this is going to be ASUS’ flagship model.



Still compatible with socket LGA1151

Judging by the sheer number of rumors, that are surfacing these days regarding the upcoming Intel mainstream desktop processors, we’re closing in on the launch of these new parts. This time it’s an asian website leaking information including clock speeds, TDPs and core count. The CPU-Z screenshot shows that the processors is still based on the socket LGA1151.



Warcraft 3 or Diablo II should still work

If you are a gamer you are probably already running a more recent operating system. However if you are still stuck on Windows Xp or Windows Vista, you should know that Blizzard will drop support for these two old OSes. Although Windows XP is 8 years old, this OS still holds a fairly substantial amount of market share. Later this year, World of Warcraft, Diablo III, StarCraft 2, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm will no longer be supported. Warcraft 3 or Diablo II should still work on XP and Vista.



TR4 mounting kit included

With the upcoming socket TR4, AMD is going to change the mounting holes. Arctic has announced that their Liquid Freezer series will support AMD's Ryzen Threadripper processors with the TR4-compatible mounting kit. In other words, if you already own a Liquid Freezer CPU cooler and you are going to buy a TR4 motherboard, you will only need a TR4-compatible mounting kit.


Featuring PCIe x4 card

If these days you want to buy a fast SSD you’re going to choose an M.2 drive. Those drives are really fast but unfortunately some of them also struggle with overheating issues. A few months ago, Alphacool introduced its M.2 heat sink which is supposed to help keeping the temperatures of your M.2 SSD low. Meanwhile they are ready to release another series of heat sink, which goes by the name Eisblock HDX 2 and HDX 3.


AMD Ryzen Threadripper launch is pretty close

AMD has announced they’re going to hold a new Webinar event that will take place on July 25th. Just like it happened a few months ago, AMD might stream the event through Adobe Connect Meeting Room, but it's still unclear who will be the host this time. According to latest reports, it looks like AMD will show TR4-based motherboards from ASRock, ASUS and Gigabyte during the event.



Mercomods

Today we have another build from Mercomods for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.



Steampunk

Today we have another build from Moonshine Factory for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.




Waiting the grand finale at SIGGRAPH 2017

AMD kicked off its Radeon on the Road tour yesterday in Budapest. The aim was to show off a few details regarding the upcoming Radeon RX Vega graphics card. In other words, they’re starting to build up a hype regarding their upcoming high-end GPUs. The next stop on AMD’s Radeon on the Road tour is going to be the PDXLAN event in Portland (US) and after that the products should be finally revealed at SIGGRAPH 2017.



Private equity investor

According to the latest rumors, it appears that Corsair and EagleTree Capital a flirting in regards to a possible buyout. According to a report that’s be published by Reuters, EagleTree Capital seems to be interested in acquiring Corsair for $500 US million. The discussions are said to already be in advanced stages, so a deal might actually be happening.
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