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Yes, it’s that time of year again. Today at its Galaxy Unveiled event in San Francisco, Samsung launched its newest flagships – the Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23+, and S23 – and I was able to briefly spend time with each phone. Here’s the TL;DR: the S23 series is an evolution of the S22 series, packing... Read more...
In our latest episode of 2.5 Geeks, we cover Intel and AMD's beefiest, baddest processors that were announced this month for desktop PCs and the data center, including Sapphire Rapids, AMD EYPC Genoa, and the Core i9-13900KS. We also discuss the best we saw at CES 2023... Show Notes: 00:00 Countdown Begins 05:00... Read more...
The so-called liquid metal thermal compounds are well regarded for their heat conductivity, but they come with extra hazards. They are thus not the best choice for novice or nervous PC DIYers. This fact is illustrated very clearly by a graphics card sent to overclocker Roman “der8auer” Hartung, which was in a very... Read more...
If you’ve ever used one of Lenovo’s ThinkPads, you’re familiar with the solid build, high-quality materials, superior ergonomics, and high–end specs these laptops offer. Now, the company is hoping to replicate this experience with the ThinkPhone by Motorola, a flagship smartphone that aims to... Read more...
SpaceX is set to launch 40 OneWeb (LEO) satellites with a targeted liftoff on January 9, 2023. OneWeb Launch 16 mission was originally scheduled to launch on January 8, but SpaceX pushed it back a day in order to finish prelaunch processing. The upcoming launch of 40 OneWeb satellites will mark a milestone in... Read more...
Alienware and Dell make some of the fastest gaming laptops around. It seems like clockwork that year-in, year-out, the combined company manages to iterate and jump into the latest technology. Of course, 2023 is no exception, and today the company announced some big changes to its lineups with updated form factors... Read more...
Dell has a lot of new and updated products to show off at CES 2023, and the company’s Alienware brand is no exception. Today, Alienware launched a new IPS gaming monitor with a blazing fast 500Hz refresh rate. The company also announced updates to its recently released Aurora R15 gaming PC, in addition to six... Read more...
The vapor chamber of an AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX has been sliced open in an attempt to uncover any obvious flaws in its design. Again, the protagonist in this mystery overheating RX 7900 XTX tale is Roman “der8auer” Hartung, the expert overclocking YouTuber whose vapor chamber investigations we reported upon... Read more...
In this latest episode of our 2.5 Geeks livestream, we discuss some recent tech news and our holiday wish lists, dive deep into the latest GPU releases from AMD and NVIDIA – including the Radeon RX 7900 series and GeForce RTX 4080 – and drop some hints about an upcoming giveaway sponsored by Lenovo. Watch the show... Read more...
AMD’s hot new Radeon RX 7900-series graphics cards are due to launch very soon and we are fortunate to have both the RX 7900 XT and RX 7900 XTX in our lab for testing. While we can’t share any performance results or show them in-action just yet, we are able to unbox these cards with you to show off the retail experience and physical designs. Read more...
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild originally released over five and a half years ago for Nintendo's Wii U console, a system which was arguably under-powered when it came out five years before that in 2012. It's one of the most beloved games of all time, so naturally, PC gamers are doing what PC gamers are wont... Read more...
A YouTuber has shared a video online demonstrating that it is perfectly feasible to indulge in some Genshin Impact PC gaming at '13K', and achieve an average of 30 frames per second, using one of NVIDIA's latest and greatest (and supremely power hungry) consumer GPUs. Of course, we are talking about the beastly NVIDIA... Read more...
A very special guest will join Dave, Marco, and Chris on this week’s Two and a Half Geeks livestream. Marcus Kennedy, the General Manager of the Gaming Division of Intel’s Client Computing Group will join us LIVE for a discussion of all things relating to Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors. We’ll also take YOUR... Read more...
NVIDIA announced its new GeForce RTX 40-Series GPUs at its GTC Developer’s Conference two short weeks ago. We have been privy to a deep dive of the underlying Ada Lovelace architecture and have gleaned more details from AIB partners, but now we have a couple cards in hand to share with the camera. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Founder's Edition We Read more...
Intel Arc will be fully out in the open very soon. However you qualify it, we now know the cards will be available a week from now, on October 12th, though reviews will begin popping up tomorrow, 10/5/22. On the eve of this event, Intel’s Tom “TAP” Petersen and Ryan Shrout sat down with Raja Koduri, the Vice President... Read more...
The mouse and graphical user interface are still arguably two of the greatest innovations in computing. They make computers easy to use, but that does not always mean slinging a cursor around is the best use of time. The keyboard still reigns supreme for many Windows tasks, so it is worthwhile to learn how to use it... Read more...
We've been so busy analyzing and reporting on all the recent NVIDIA, AMD and Intel launches and announcements that we haven't had a chance to just sit down and talk about them. So let's chill-out and do just that – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series, AMD Ryzen 7000, Intel Raptor Lake and Arc were all on tap in our most... Read more...
Intel finally confirmed the release date and pricing of the long-awaited Arc Alchemist A770 GPU at its Innovation 2022 event earlier this week, but we were left waiting for concrete details about the Limited Edition version of the card and its little sibling, the Arc A750. Well, Intel has just released another batch... Read more...
NVIDIA has made no bones about its embrace of AI to continue the march of 3D graphics innovation. The company has developed and refined its Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) techniques significantly since it was introduced way back in 2018. The latest incarnation introduced with the GeForce 40-Series cards has been... Read more...
The AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors already have a reputation for running hot, but we are assured this is perfectly as planned. As such, it won’t be an issue in the near or distant future. Nevertheless, TechTuber Der8auer has been up to his old tricks, cracking open one of these newly released CPUs with his Delid Die... Read more...
Update 9/19/2022 4:58pm: Apple has confirmed to Bloomberg that it is aware of the issue and has an update planned for next week to address it. The original story appears below. Those who opted in to be first in line to get the latest iPhone may be experiencing a shaky beginning. Users of the Pro and Pro Max are... Read more...
In an absolutely gobsmacking bit of news, both Gamers Nexus and JayzTwoCents scored an exclusive press conference with EVGA (along with Jon Peddie Research) where the company's CEO, Andrew Han, announced that EVGA would be severing its ties with NVIDIA and completely exiting the GPU market. This comes along with... Read more...
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