Four new models
With Amber Lake CPUs
First Intel mainstream eight core CPU
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
First portable NVMe-based SSD
Two high power supplies available
Allows dual systems
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 1080 Ti
For Strange Brigade and F1 2018
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.
With Thunderbolt 3
Affordable 4K/UHD Freesync monitor
Almost one year ago, Samsung has expanded its monitor lineup with a 4K Freesync model, featuring a 28-inch TN panel with 3840 x 2160 resolution. At launch this display was pretty expensive and in line with the pricing of other 4K/UHD Freesync monitors. Now the Samsung U28E590D can be found for as little as €250 Euro.
Let's disable it ...
Last week, the founder of OpenBSD OS "Theo de Raadt" said that the Foreshadow and TLBleed flaws have made it mandatory to disable the Hyper-Threading technology on all Intel-based systems. According to him, Intel HyperThreading is fundamentally broken, since the way the technology allows the CPU to share resources lacks security differentiators.
10 new lighting products
As well as DLSS compatibility
Alreaedy during their presentational conference last week NVIDIA have shown extensive demos of Battlefield V and Shadow of the Tomb Raider with ray-tracing switched on. NVIDIA has also been talking about their new feature DLSS and even shared some insight on it. Usually it takes a while until new technologies appear in games, but it looks like NVIDIA did a really good jo this time.
With Phantom Gaming series