Search Results For: killer nic

We've already brought you news concerningnew members to Dell's XPS family, but there's also a lot of movement going on over at the company's Alienware gaming division. Alienware has announced refreshes of its desktop replacement Area-51m R2 gaming laptop and the m15/m17 R3 gaming laptops. Area-51m R2 Starting... Read more...
Nearly every device on the market relies on firmware and many devices include multiple components with their own firmware. Manufacturers and developers have begun to focus on protecting system firmware from potential attackers, but peripheral firmware often receives very little attention. Security researchers at... Read more...
River Networks is injecting a bit of artificial intelligence (AI) into is Killer Intelligence Engine to bolster wireless connections. The general idea behind this is to constantly monitor and "score" Wi-Fi access points in order to ensure a user is connected to the best available one, thereby resulting in a stronger... Read more...
Now that Halloween has come and gone, we can look ahead to the holiday season, and of course the discounts that come with it. This is typically the best time of the year to score a deal on PC hardware. Dell is getting a head start on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday festivities with some early deals on desktops... Read more...
Earlier this summer, Dell announced anall-new XPS 13 2-in-1 convertiblerunning Intel's 10thgeneration 10nm Ice Lake processors. Today, Dell is giving its popular XPS 13 laptop an internal makeover with the addition of another 10thgeneration Intel processor -- in this case, Comet Lake. Intel officially announced... Read more...
Alienware's beastly Area-51 gaming desktop is getting a specs upgrade today with the addition of newsecond-generation AMD Ryzen Threadripperprocessors. Alienware began using Ryzen Threadripperlast year in the Area-51when AMDs HEDT processor lineup was initially launched. This time around, Alienware is providing two... Read more...
The Amiga community remains one of the most passionate and inventive we have ever seen, even now, decades after Commodores demise. A couple of weeks back, we featured just a few recent projects that were designed to breathe new life into aging Amiga systems, or at the very least ensure they remain repairable for the... Read more...
Rivet Networks today announced a new high-performance wireless module, the Killer 1550, that also happens to be the first one introduced as part of a collaboration with Intel. That is not a bad partner to have, and in this case, the result is a wireless module that meets and even surpasses gigabit wireless speeds... Read more...
Preorders are currently underway for Intels new Core X-Series processors, which range from the quad-core, quad-thread Core i5-7640X ($242) to the 8-core, 36-thread Core i9-7980XE ($1,999). These new Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X processors require a brand-new chipset, the X299, and motherboard manufacturers have responded... Read more...
If you are a fan of the Blade Stealth family of gaming notebooks, Razer is back at it again with a new model that ditches the 12.5-inch display in favor of a more spacious 13.3-inch unit. As before, the Blade Stealth is milled from aircraft-grade aluminum, but is now available in both black or gunmetal gray... Read more...
Update 3/9/2017 - Our full review of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, with copious benchmarks, is live here! If there's one thing that gets the average, self-respecting Tech-geek jazzed, it's the smell of fresh, new PC gaming hardware in the morning. As such, along with your morning dose of caffeinated something-or-other... Read more...
When Gigabyte was making the rounds with its BRIX Gaming UHD small form-factor PC, we were a bit puzzled by the inclusion of the older NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 instead of the (at the time) readily available Pascal-based GeForce GTX 1060 or GTX 1070. Apparently, we just needed to wait a few more months, as Gigabyte just... Read more...
Join us today for another episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, when Dave, Marco and Pauly will discuss, Intel's Skylake-U processors for notebooks, Rivet Networks Killer gaming network adapters, Motorola's Droid Turbo 2, Logitech's Harmony Elite Remote, maybe a bit of Fallout 4, ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q super... Read more...
PC gamers and longtime HotHardware readers will no doubt be familiar with the Killer series of network controllers. Weve taken a look at a number of the add-in versions over the years, including the original beast with the massive K heatsink. Many of todays gamer-targeted motherboards also feature Killer networking... Read more...
It won't be long (hopefully) before Intel's newly launched Skylake processors for the desktop will find their way onto retail shelves (they're already available through system builders). If you've been waiting for Skylake, you'll soon be able to proceed with your new build. In the meantime, you can get started with... Read more...
Thick, heavy gaming notebooks are a bit out of fashion, but MSI (a company that also has slim gaming notebooks to sell) is outing a beastly desktop replacement rig that purports to destroy benchmarks. In any case, MSI seems to have pulled out all the stops for the MSI GT72 Dominator Pro. It has a 17.3-inch display... Read more...
Compact motherboard, meet compact graphics card. MSI announced a sweet-looking mobo/GPU one-two punch that offers a mini-ITX motherboard and a commensurately-sized graphics card to better enable users to put together a compact yet powerful gaming system. The MSI Z87I Gaming AC supports Intel’s 4th-gen (Haswell)... Read more...
Technically, iBuypower could claim co-ownership of the “world’s thinnest 17-inch gaming notebook” with CyberPowerPC; the latter’s ZeusBook Ultimate series measure just 0.85 inches, as does the former’s new Battalion Ultra-thin M1771 series. Both are a hair thinner than... Read more...
Most manufacturers, CyberPowerPC included, tend to build gaming notebooks primarily with 17-inch displays. That only makes sense, as even gamers on the go want as much screen real estate as possible, but the downside is that the larger screen makes for a larger chassis, and a larger chassis is of course less conducive to actual portability.... Read more...
We’re used to seeing gaming notebooks that resemble a portable device only insofar as they have a lid that closes, as all those killer components tend to make the units heavy and bulky, but we’re starting to see gaming notebooks that somehow pack in impressive specs in a svelte form factor. Such is the case with CyberPowerPC’s... Read more...
Typically, one of the caveats of a gaming notebook with incredibly powerful components inside is that the chassis is large and the whole system is quite heavy. Razer is trying to break out of that mold with its new Razer Blade and Razer Blade Pro gaming notebooks. (So that's what they were teasing.) The bigger brother... Read more...
Over the last few months, we have looked at plenty of Z77 based motherboards here at HH, covering a wide range of price points. But today we dive deep into one of the higher-end models available, the Gigabyte G1.Sniper3. The Gigabyte G1.Sniper3 supports Sandy and Ivy Bridge LGA 1155 processors and features support for up to 32GB of DDR3-2066... Read more...
1 2 3 Next