Spotted at Computex: An M.4 SSD with a PCIe 3.0 x8 Interface

M.2 SSDs nowadays are used for a wide variety of applications, whereas Samsung tried to promote its next generation small form-factor (NGSFF) for enterprise-grade solid-state storage under the M.3...

25 by Anton Shilov yesterday

Phison Develops PS5017 Controller for SD Express & MicroSD Express Cards

In order for the SD 7.0/7.1 (aka SD Express) ecosystem to take off, a number of things are needed, but aside from specification itself, availability of controllers for card...

7 by Anton Shilov yesterday

Realtek Showcases RTS5261 SD Express Controller, up to 128 TB at 1GB/s

Last year the SD Association published its Secure Digital 7.0 standard that defines SD Express cards. At this year’s Computex, Realtek demonstrated one of the industry’s first SD Express...

7 by Anton Shilov yesterday

Seasonic Readies Fanless Prime 700 W 80Plus Titanium PSU

Seasonic demonstrated its upcoming Prime 700 W Titanium Fanless power supply at Computex. The PSU carries an 80Plus Titanium badge and will enable PC makers or enthusiasts to build...

7 by Anton Shilov yesterday

ASUS Mini LED Professional Monitors Update: Available This Year

Earlier this year ASUS announced two ProArt displays featuring Mini LED-based backlighting supporting full array local dimming (FALD) aimed at professionals. The ProArt PA32UCX with 1152-zone FALD was introduced...

18 by Anton Shilov yesterday

LG Unveils 27 and 37.5-Inch IPS Monitors with 1 ms Response Time

LG has introduced the industry’s first IPS displays featuring a 1 ms response time. The new UltraGear monitors bring together high image quality that LG’s Nano IPS panels are...

44 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

MSI Demonstrates MEG Alchemy 700X: A Curved Gaming PC Case

Curved gaming monitors have captured a rather notable market share in the recent years, so MSI decided to build an open-air chassis for PCs that would match design of...

25 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

From Mining to Mini-PC Gaming: Comino Goes High-End Gaming PCs

As noted multiple times, technologies developed during the cryptocurrency mining boom can be easily applied elsewhere. Comino, which last year demonstrated its liquid-cooled mining servers, is no longer focused...

5 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

Realtek Demonstrates RTD2173 DisplayPort 1.4 to HDMI 2.1 Converter

Realtek is working on a chip that will convert DisplayPort 1.4 signals to HDMI 2.1 signals. The RTD2173 converter will enable makers of notebooks, motherboards, docks, and other applications...

24 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

HDMI Forum: Certification Program for Ultra High Speed HDMI 48G Incoming

While the first HDMI 2.1 48G-branded cables were announced back in late 2018, they were not formally certified by the HDMI Forum for one reason: the certification program for...

23 by Anton Shilov 2 days ago

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad P1 Gen 2: New 15.6-Inch Carbon Fiber Chassis

Lenovo has introduced its second-generation ultra-thin ThinkPad P1 mobile workstation. The new 15.6-inch laptop promises to be faster than its predecessor launched last year because of the new CPU...

17 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

Lenovo Reveals ThinkPad P73: A 17.3-Inch DTR Notebook with Dolby Vision

Lenovo on Tuesday introduced its new 17.3-inch mobile workstation, its most powerful notebook aimed at a broad set of workloads from content creation to oil and gas exploration. The...

5 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

Lenovo ThinkPad P53: Core i9, 128 GB RAM, Quadro RTX 5000, OLED

Lenovo has introduced what it calls the world’s highest-performing 15.6-inch mobile workstation. The ThinkPad P53 packs Intel’s eight-core Core i9 or Xeon processor, up to 128 GB of RAM...

8 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

USB-IF: USB4 Products Coming in Late 2020

The USB Promoter Group is hard at work developing the USB4 specification. We met with them at Computex this year, and the good news is that the spec is...

63 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

PNY 2 TB XLR NVMe SSD: PCIe 4.0 x4, Up to 4.8 GB/s

Since many high-end SSDs these days are bottlenecked by a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface, next-generation drives featuring a PCIe 4.0 x4 connector were among the highlights of this year’s...

21 by Anton Shilov 5 days ago

Spotted at Computex: A White and Pink AIO LCS from ID Cooling

The PC enthusiast crowd these days is extremely diverse. Nowadays these people are looking not only for extreme performance, but also for personalized and stylish looks. As a result...

14 by Anton Shilov 5 days ago

ASUS VivoBook S14 & S15 Get ScreenPad 2.0, Add Premium Features

ASUS introduced its new generation mid-range VivoBook S-series laptops at Computex earlier this month. The new notebooks are equipped with the company’s proprietary ScreenPad 2.0 — a touchpad with...

3 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

Dell Launches XPS 15 7590: Up to 5 GHz and Overclockable, 15.6-Inch OLED

Dell has introduced its new flagship XPS 15.6-inch laptop aimed at performance-demanding users such as gamers and prosumers. The new XPS 15 7590 machine can be equipped with an...

60 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

HP’s EliteBook x360 1030 G4 Gets Whiskey Lake, 1000 nits LCD, Wi-Fi 6

HP has updated its EliteBook x360 1030 convertible PC designed for demanding consumers, business users, enterprises, and government agencies. The new EliteBook x360 1030 G4 systems come in the...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

Maxio Technology: New Line of Cheaper NVMe SSD Controllers

Known primarily for controllers designed for inexpensive SATA SSDs, Maxio Technology is now expanding into the space of higher-performance drives featuring a PCIe interface. At Computex, the company demonstrated...

8 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2019

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