Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Samsung 970 EVO Review (500GB)

The New M.2 NVMe Price/Performance Champ Nearly two years ago, Samsung launched their Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO to major fanfare. These two juggernaut introductions in addition to their enterprise cousins further established Samsung's position as the undisputed leader in M.2 form-factor NVMe SSDs. At the time, the industry had been facing a massive shortage of NAND which slowed down product introductions across the...

Razer Signs Two-Year Sponsorship with KSV eSports, Adds Seoul Dynasty to their Team Roster

Razer is adding a few more championship teams to their roster of sponsored elite esports teams as the company signed a two-year partnership deal with KSV eSports in which Razer will begin providing all current and future KSV eSports teams with pro-tournament grade mice, keyboards, headsets, and surfaces. With this new partnership, Razer is now the official sponsor to KSV eSports' Seoul Dynasty Overwatch team...

Razer Releases Seiren Elite Streamer Microphone

Razer has further elaborated its Seiren microphone series with the release of its Siren Elite microphone. The Seiren Elite builds on Razer's Seiren microphone by providing higher quality voice recording for streamers. Unlike the condenser capsule-based Seiren Pro and the Seiren X, nested inside the Seiren Elite's barrel design is a single dynamic capturing capsule which provides higher quality voice recording. As expected, Razer has...

PMP Certified Project Manager Salaries Continue to Outpace Non-Certified Peers

For many working in the IT space, popular career trajectories include either specializing in a certain field or venturing into project management. While project management has never been the hot job that many venturing into the IT world go for initially, many eventually find themselves there thanks to massive growth opportunities and a good path for those with management skills. Luckily, according to the...

AVADirect X370 Quiet Gaming PC Review

Quiet and Beautiful AVADirect wasn't really a systems builder on our radar until late last year when we reviewed their Avant Mini Cube Gaming PC. After extensive testing, we found that the system was well configured, well built, and well priced, quickly propelling AVADirect to the top as one of our favorite custom PC builders. Recently, AVADirect sent us another one of the systems in their...

AMD Reveals Ryzen APUs, Ryzen 2 and Threadripper 2 at CES 2018

Earlier this week, AMD addressed some key questions regarding its upcoming Ryzen APUs. To set most at ease, the APUS will be fully compatible with AM4 motherboards, with only a BIOS updated needed for newer CPU support. This lowers the cost of entry into the Ryzen platform, with tremendous upgrade options available later on. Zen APUs are coming in Febuary which feature the Global Foundries 14nm...

Razer’s Project Linda Turns Your Razer Phone into a Laptop PC

RazerĀ is demoing its newest concept design, Project Linda, at CES 2018. Razer's project Linda aims to leverage the power of the Razer Phone and instantly transforms it into an Android based laptop PC. The concept is similar to the Windows Dock or the Samsung DeX Station, but rather than dock to a desktop PC, Project Linda seamlessly docks the phone right into the laptop. The...

The Best Gaming Monitors of 2018

Sight, touch and smell are the only three senses that are used when operating a computer and as a result, the monitor is easily one of if not the most important component for a fulfilling gaming experience. After all, no matter how powerful your rig may be, it's all for nothing if the performance can't be properly translated. Today we'll show you some of...

Samsung Reveals 34-inch QLED Thunderbolt 3 Monitor

Samsung has added another massive panel to its curved display lineup. The 34-inch CJ791 is the first in the family to feature Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. In addition to feeding display information, Thunderbolt's increased bandwidth allows the CJ791 to function as a dock. This means that all your peripherals such as mice, keyboards, and webcams can be connected to the monitor instead of your laptop over...

Dell Releases New XPS 13 (9370) Laptops With Quad Core Processors

Dell's XPS 13 ultrabook just received a significant performance upgrade and enhanced asthetics. The new XPS 13 now uses Intel's 8th gen Quad-core i5-8250 and i7-8550 CPUs. The CPUs have a baseline TDP of 15W, but can be configured for to up to 25W. Dell states that the new cooling solution in the new XPS 13 can handle up to 27W, so it's likely that...