Extreme PSUs Incoming: Enermax, Leadex, and Seasonic at Up to 2800W

Just several years ago, we were impressed to witness a 2,000W power supply for mining systems at Computex. But with arrival or AMD's Ryzen Threadripper WX and Intel's Xeon...

13 by Anton Shilov on 6/18/2024

DeepCool Adds Vapor Chamber to an Air Cooler: AIO-Like Performance at Air Cooler Reliability

While the market for high-end CPU coolers has decidedly shifted towards closed-loop all-in-one liquid coolers over the last several years, air cooling remains alive and well. Even at the...

11 by Anton Shilov on 6/18/2024

Realtek Previews Platform for Sub-$100 5GbE Network Switches

One of the more subtle trends at this year's Computex was that the majority of high-end motherboards now come equipped with a 5GbE network controller. At present, this might...

28 by Anton Shilov on 6/17/2024

MiTAC/Tyan Shows Off Motherboard and Servers for Intel's Xeon 6 CPUs

Later this year Intel is set to introduce its Xeon 6-branded processors, codenamed Granite Rapids (6x00P) and Sierra Forest (6x00E). And with it will come a new slew of...

2 by Anton Shilov on 6/14/2024

Silicon Motion Demos Low-Power PCie 5.0 SSD Controller: SM2508

Rounding out our Computex 2024 SSD controller news, let's talk about the final major controller vendor at the show: Silicon Motion. Silicon Motion has been somewhat late to the...

5 by Anton Shilov on 6/14/2024

Antec's 'Performance 1M' Mini-ITX Chassis Can House a GeForce RTX 4090

With the highly integrated nature of PCs these days, the Mini-ITX form-factor has become a very viable option for high-performance gaming system. With plenty of motherboards available for both...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2024

Realtek Outlines SSD Controller Roadmap: High-End PCIe 5.0 x4 Platform in the Works

While Realtek is best known in the enthusiast space for for its peripheral controllers such as audio codecs and network controllers, the company also has a small-but-respectable SSD controller...

3 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2024

Noctua Shows Off Thermosiphon Based CPU Cooler Prototype At Computex 2024

Many companies showed off a range of concept designs during Computex 2024, but perhaps Noctua had one of the coolest. Noctua, primarily known for its air coolers, had a...

4 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/13/2024

Samsung Foundry Unveils Updated Roadmap: BSPDN and 2nm Evolution Through 2027

Samsung this week has unveiled its latest process technologies roadmap at the company's Samsung Foundry Forum (SFF) U.S. The new plan covers the evolution of Samsung's 2nm-class production nodes...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2024

Report: MediaTek Working on Arm-Based Processor for Windows PCs

As Qualcomm's exclusivity for Arm-powered processors for Windows PCs is reportedly coming to its end, other chipmakers are getting ready to offer their Arm-based system-on-chips for Windows computers. And...

8 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2024

ASMedia Preps USB4 v2 Controller and PHY

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) introduced USB4 version 2.0 in fall 2022, and it expects systems and devices with the tech to emerge later this year and into next...

8 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2024

Qualcomm: Some Snapdragon X Elite Laptops Will Come with 5G Modems

One of Qualcomm's indisputable strengths are its 5G modems – something which even Apple has yet to successfully ween itself from. And while Qualcomm is not integrating a modem...

19 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2024

No, It Does Not Fly: Corsair Demos '9000D Airflow' PC Case with 24 Fans

Trade shows like Computex always bring out their fair share of oddities, and this year was no exception, with one of the highlights being a Corsair PC case with...

9 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2024

Cheaper PCIe 5.0 x4 SSDs Incoming: Silicon Power Demos Phison E31T-Based SSD

Although consumer SSDs based on Phison's PS5026-E26 controller have been on the market for almost a year and a half now, the class-leading drives still carry a distinct price...

6 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2024

SK hynix: GDDR7 Mass Production To Start in Q4'2024

Update 06/13: SK hynix has sent a note to AnandTech clarifying that the company "plans to start mass production of GDDR7 in the fourth quarter of this year when...

2 by Anton Shilov on 6/11/2024

Micron's GDDR7 Chip Smiles for the Camera as Micron Aims to Seize Larger Share of HBM Market

UPDATE 6/12: Micron notified us that it expects its HBM market share to rise to mid-20% in the middle of calendar 2025, not in the middle of fiscal 2025. For...

15 by Anton Shilov on 6/7/2024

ASRock Unveils Motherboards For Ryzen 9000 At Computex 2024: X870E Taichi and X870E Taichi Lite

During Computex 2024, ASRock held an event to unveil some of its upcoming X870E motherboards, designed for AMD's Zen 5-based Ryzen 9000 series processors. ASRock's announcement includes a pair...

12 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/6/2024

XPG Demos "Nia" Handheld Gaming PC With Foveated Rendering, Swappable DRAM

With the rise of the handheld gaming PC market, we've seen PC vendors and their partners toy with a number of tricks and tweaks to improve improve framerates in...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/5/2024

G.Skill Demonstrates DDR5-10600 Memory Modules On Ryzen 8500G System

Ultra-high performance memory modules are a staple of of Computex, and it looks like this year G.Skill is showing off the highest performance dual-channel memory module kit to date...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/5/2024

Update on Intel's Panther Lake at Computex 2024, Intel Powering Up Intel 18A Wafer Next Week

During the Intel keynote hosted by CEO Pat Gelsinger, he gave the world a glimpse into the Intel Client roadmap until 2026. Meteor Lake launched last year on that...

13 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/4/2024
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