RX Vega 64 and Vega 56 soon available
ASRock has added to the Phantom Gaming family of AMD graphics cards two RX Vega models. With the addition of Radeon RX Vega 64 8G and RX Vega 56 8G GPUs, the series fill the gaps. A few months ago the company has added the Radeon RX 500 series, so now with the Vega family they complete the AMD offer.
Compatible with up to four M.2 SSDs
With up to 2TB capacity
Seagate has shown their BarraCuda SSDs series, which are based on 3D-NAND Flash memory. The BarraCuda drives are available with 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacity. According to Anandtech, pricing will start at $75 USD for the 250GB version and up to $230 USD for the 1TB model. At the moment there isn't a price for the 2TB SSD.
Confirmed by Intel
The number of rumors regarding Coffee Lake that are making it through these days is quite impressive. It's not been long ago that we've last written about alleged clock speeds of Intel's upcoming 9th Gen processors but already today there is new information on the entire upcoming lineup. This time the information comes directly from Intel Ark.
Upcoming Core processors
A few months ago, Cooler Master has released two cases that belong to H-series, the MasterCase H500M and MasterCase H500P. With the MasterCase H500, che company adds a similar case with less modularity options. Although the MasterCase H500 is more budget-oriented, it still packs the two iconic 200mm fans.
On a Vietnamese store
Featuring 4K IPS panel
Quad-core Ryzen 2000 CPU
6GB/s of throughput performance
ADATA today released the SR2000CP line of high-performance PCI-Express SSDs, targeted at enterprises and data-center customers, which usually have the highest demands regarding performance and reliability. The drives come with a half-height add-on card form-factor and it's using a PCI-Express 3.0 x8 host interface.
Up to 20% during next month
At Gamescom 2018
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.