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Computing, Hardware

Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro will have a ‘high power’ mode

October 22, 2021

Via: Mashable

The most powerful version of Apple’s new MacBook Pro, the 16-inch Pro with the M1 Max processor, will have a special setting called “high power” mode. A few days ago, MacRumors contributor Steve Moser found references to the “high power” […]


Computing, Hardware

Threadripper Pro Goes Gaming With Nvidia’s RTX 3080 Cloud Gaming Plan

October 21, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

Hot on the heels of Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 Cloud Gaming announcement, AMD has revealed that its Ryzen Threadripper Pro processors will be powering Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 Superpods. Threadripper Pro will give Nvidia the CPU horsepower and PCIe bandwidth […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple M1 Max Catches up to RX 6800M, RTX 3080 Mobile in GFXBench 5

October 20, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

Apple announced the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros on Monday, marking the debut of the company’s new M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs. While we’ve already seen a bit of the M1 Max’s computing power, one Redditor has found a […]


Computing, Hardware

Mobile 14-Core Alder Lake CPU Appears in Ashes Benchmark

October 19, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

Another Alder Lake benchmark leak has appeared, this time with the 20-thread mobile Core i9-12900H. The chip was tested in Ashes of the Singularity on the lowest quality preset, making it difficult to compare results to other Ashes of the […]


Computing, Hardware

The M1 chip saved the MacBook — but now Apple has to win back the Pros

October 18, 2021

Via: The Verge

It’s been hard to be an Apple power user for the last half-decade. The glory days of the original Retina MacBook Pro have long since vanished into the sunset, and recent years have seen computers with too many compromises and […]


Computing, Hardware

TSMC is building a new chip factory in Japan, but warns of ‘tight’ supply through 2022

October 14, 2021

Via: The Verge

TSMC has announced plans to expand its chipmaking efforts with a new factory in Japan during its Q3 2021 earnings call, marking the latest expansion for what’s already the world’s largest chipmaker, via Reuters. But the news comes as the […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple announces Oct. 18 event, possibly for a new MacBook Pro

October 12, 2021

Via: Mashable

Folks who have been holding out for a new MacBook Pro with a fancy new chip inside it might not have to wait much longer. That’s because Apple officially confirmed it would hold its second streamed event of the fall […]


Computing, Hardware

The best graphics cards 2021: all the top GPUs for gaming

October 11, 2021

Via: Techradar

Having one of the best graphics cards of 2021 at your disposal is crucial, regardless of whether you’re using your computer for graphic design work, video editing, or gaming. Only these heavy hitters can handle tasks that are graphically intensive. […]


Computing, Hardware

Raspberry Pi Launches New Website For Its Hardware

October 6, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

In a surprise move, Raspberry Pi today announced that a new website has been created to support Raspberry Pi devices, sales and documentation. This marks a change from a single website from 2011 which served both educational outreach and sales. […]


Computing, Hardware

SSDs are failing just as often as hard drives

October 4, 2021

Via: Techradar

Solid-state drives (SSD) are often touted as more reliable than hard-disk drives (HDD), but new research from cloud backup and storage services provider Backblaze suggests that may not always be the case. The company recently put both variants to the […]