Computer Hardware

Intel Core i7-8700K, i5-8600K, 8400 versus AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, R5 1600X, 1500X

Price vs. Performance & Conclusion<p>Here is a look at the average performance across the nine games tested, starting with the 720p results. These …


The best monitors for designers 2017

Choosing the best monitor for graphic design, 3D art, digital art, photo editing and more can be a bit of a minefield. To make the most of your great …


Benchmarked: Dell XPS 13 with 8th Gen Core CPU is 60 Percent Faster Than Predecessor

Laptops with Intel's 8th Generation "Kaby Lake Refresh" processors are just staring to hit the market and the early returns are impressive. In our …


MSI Fanless Kaby Lake Mini PC Revealed

The Cubi 3 Silent doesn't use any fans, meaning no noise and very little power draw thanks to the use of a 15W Kaby Lake mobile processor.<p>PCMag …

Kaby Lake

Unboxing the Azulle Byte3 Windows 10 Desktop Mini PC

Anyone in the market for a Windows 10 fanless mini desktop PC may be interested in the new Azulle Byte3 which we have been sent by the development …


Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter | Sonnet

Key Features<p><b>Connects Up to Two HDMI Displays to a Single Thunderbolt 3 Port</b>—Enables connection of two 4K HDMI displays @ 60Hz, to a single …


GIGABYTE Launches the AORUS X9 Gaming Laptop: GTX 1070 SLI and i7-7820HK

GIGABYTE has announced a powerful all-new extreme gaming laptop in the AORUS X9. The X9 comes with a 7th generation Intel i7-7820HK overclockable …


Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal? - ExtremeTech

By on October 19, 2017 at 11:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>There’s an old XKCD comic that …

USB Type-C

The AORUS X9 is here to obliterate your pimped out PC gaming rig

If you've just spent thousands on a new gaming PC or laptop then you better look away now as AORUS, that habitual bather of silicone in cheetah …


Best USB-C Hubs for MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro (Late 2016 and newer) sports at least two, and up to four Thunderbolt 3 ports, but that's all. What to do if you need other ports? …


Intel X299 Motherboard Roundup

The X299 chipset is Intel's latest HEDT (High-End DeskTops) solution. It sports the new LGA 2066 socket, which supports Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X …


This Week in Computer Hardware 437: KRACK Means ALL the WiFi is Broken!

Personal Computers

Awesome gaming and tech deals

This week we have a great selection of games and tech on sale across and SA and beyond. The best consoles on sale right now are the wide selection of …

Xbox One S

Dell's Inspiron 2-in-1 Gets Price Cut and 8th-Gen Intel CPU

The XPS 13 isn't the only laptop in Dell's lineup that's getting Intel's new processors.<p>The PC manufacturer is also bringing Intel's 8th generation …


Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop: Australian Review

Dell made a gaming PC that isn't an Alienware, and that isn't horrendously expensive.


CalDigit AV Pro 2

<b>Pros</b><p>Relatively low cost per gigabyte. 7,200RPM.. Drive is easily removable from its enclosure. Thunderbolt 3 support.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Included Thunderbolt 3 cable …


Asus ROG Strix X370-I and B350-I Gaming Mini-ITX Motherboards Debut

Asus announced new X370 and B350 chipset-based AM4 Mini-ITX motherboards ready for AMD's Ryzen processors. Details are slim at this point, but here’s …


HP Announces ZBook x2: HP's First Detachable Workstation

Today at the Adobe MAX conference in Las Vegas, HP will showcase their new HP ZBook x2. The ZBook x2 will be HP's first detachable PC workstation, …


Toshiba TR200 Range Of Solid State Drives (SSD) Now Available

Toshiba has this month made available a new range of solid state drives (SSD) in the form of the trio of budget SATA-only SSDs take the form of the …

Personal Computers

Alienware 15 R3 GTX 1070

Alienware’s been around in India for far longer than any other dedicated gaming brand. So much that it’s the first thing that comes to mind when one …


Asrock Launches Mini-ITX X299 Motherboard

Asrock announced a mini-ITX motherboard based on Intel’s Z299 chipset.


ET Deals: Dell PowerEdge T30 Intel Xeon E3-1225 Quad-Core Server for $329 - ExtremeTech

By on October 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you’re in the market for an …

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Corsair K95 RGB Platinum Keyboard Review

<i>Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy</i> …


Released in 1995, the Diamond Edge 3D was Nvidia's first graphics card sold as a complete entertainment package featuring 2D/3D accelerators, an integrated sound card, games and what else?

Find TechSpot on...<p>Get our weekly newsletter<p>Released in 1995, the Diamond Edge 3D was Nvidia's first graphics card sold as a complete entertainment …

Personal Computers

Get a Lenovo Y710 Cube desktop with a GeForce GTX 1070 for $790

A nice discount on a capable gaming system.

PC Gaming

This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components - ExtremeTech

By on October 16, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The Raspberry Pi has been …

Raspberry Pi

Best Laptops Winter 2017: Speed Spikes On Intel 8th Gen Quad Core

If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your laptop, now’s (really) the time to make the move. Mainstream 13-inch-class laptops running Intel’s 8th Generation Core processors will be fast — a lot faster than anything before.<p>Typically, Intel mobile quad-core processors have been 45 watts and restricted to …


AOC AG251FZ 240Hz FreeSync Monitor Review

Competitive gamers know that AU Optronics' 25-inch 240Hz panel is fast. We put the first FreeSync version, from AOC, to the test.


Mini Gaming PC–10 of the Best

Consoles are ubiquitous no doubt, but there’s still a lot of us who prefer to stick with PCs through thick and thin. We don’t know what it … Read …


Dell XPS Tower Special Edition (8930)

<b>Pros</b><p>Fast all-around performance. Compact design. Easy-access case with room for expansion.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Loud fans. Case is a little tight to work in.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>…