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Super Deals on Father’s Day Gifts for Super Dads

Not to distract you from hitting your beach-bod deadline for the 2021 summer season, but this is a friendly reminder that Father’s Day lands on June 20th this year. If you’re finding this out just now, there is still plenty of time to grab a great gift.

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Super Deals on Father’s Day Gifts for Super Dads

You won't be able to buy a high capacity 5-bit PLC SSD until 2025 says WD

Penta level cell (PLC) flash may be the next logical step for SSDs, but Western Digital for one doesn't think the technology is going to be ready for prime time until at least 2025 (via Tom's Hardware). The reason for the delay is because newer, more powerful controllers are going to be needed to make the shift to PLC worthwhile.

pcgamer.com ,  23h 0
You won't be able to buy a high capacity 5-bit PLC SSD until 2025 says WD

Enter for a chance to win a Mech’d out, one-of-a-kind custom PC, powered by Intel

Now is your opportunity to up your PC weaponry with a custom, one of a kind PC, courtesy of Intel, with a design inspired by PC Gaming Show co-sponsor MechWarrior 5: Mercanaries from master builder Brian “Boddaker” Carter. This Medium Mech Kurito PC was voted on by viewers during the 2021 PC Gaming Show to be the design of choice and all you have to do for a chance to win is enter using the widget below!

pcgamer.com ,  1d 2
Enter for a chance to win a Mech’d out, one-of-a-kind custom PC, powered by Intel

Intel reportedly offering over $2bn for a competitor to Arm

With Nvidia in the process of buying Arm, the chip designer whose chips power billions of devices, focus has shifted over onto an even more open alternative: RISC-V. That's led to increased interest in companies wielding RISC-V to create computer chips, reportedly even from x86 darling, Intel.

pcgamer.com ,  3d 1
Intel reportedly offering over $2bn for a competitor to Arm

Intel could help end the GPU shortage by making chips for Nvidia, but will it?

You know the graphics card situation is dire when a company takes to relaunching the GeForce GT 730, as MSI has done, to contend with the shortage. The GT 730 first debuted seven years ago, almost an eternity in tech years. It's not the final answer to solving the GPU shortage, but one potential solution, interestingly enough, is for Nvidia to source chips from Intel.

pcgamer.com ,  4d 0
Intel could help end the GPU shortage by making chips for Nvidia, but will it?

The GPU shortage means MSI is re-releasing the GeForce GT 730

The graphics card market is in such a shoddy state right now that MSI has released a new graphics card using a GPU that originally saw the light of day back in 2014 (via Tom's Hardware). The MSI GeForce GT 730 uses a Kepler GPU with a Boost clock of 902 MHz with 384 Cuda Cores and 2GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM to call its own.

pcgamer.com ,  4d 0
The GPU shortage means MSI is re-releasing the GeForce GT 730

Pick the Perfect Dell Latitude 9420 Laptop for Your Small Business

When the time comes to upgrade IT solutions for your small business, it’s important to get hardware that’s optimized for you. Let’s take a look at the Latitude’s core features and then explore some of the configurations that may best suit you.

msn.com ,  4d 0
Pick the Perfect Dell Latitude 9420 Laptop for Your Small Business

Intel debates buyout of SiFive to bolster chip technology against Arm -source

Intel Corp (INTC.O) is debating a possible offer to buy SiFive Inc, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, a company closely associated with open-source technology that is challenging the rise of Intel's rival, Arm Ltd. SiFive, a San Mateo, California-based startup, employs several of the creators of RISC-V, an open-source chip technology that is challenging Arm, the British chip technology firm being acquired by Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) for $40 billion.

reuters.com ,  4d 1
Intel debates buyout of SiFive to bolster chip technology against Arm -source

Gaming laptop deals: save up to $250 on a great Asus ROG 4K machine and more

There's a hefty discount on powerful laptops built for next-gen gaming at the big box online store. If you've wanted to get into high-end PC hardware, but the price of new machines has put you off, fear not because Best Buy is currently running some stellar gaming laptop deals on some of the biggest brands in the industry; Asus and MSI.

gamesradar.com ,  4d 0
Gaming laptop deals: save up to $250 on a great Asus ROG 4K machine and more

Deals: Apple Watch Series 6 fall to all-time lows, latest Intel MacBook Air $469 off, more

All of today’s best deals are headlined by Apple Watch Series 6 falling to all-time lows just in time for watchOS 8 debut. That’s alongside a $469 discount on the latest Intel MacBook Air and the first price cut of the year on ecobee’s SmartThermostat at $199.

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Deals: Apple Watch Series 6 fall to all-time lows, latest Intel MacBook Air $469 off, more

Intel Tiger Lake-U Core i7-1195G7 Outperforms Desktop CPUs In Latest Geekbench Single-Core Benchmark

Recently, Intel unveiled two new Tiger Lake-U processors as a refresh to the Tiger Lake series mobile processors. The two processors are the Intel Core i7-1195G7 and Core i5-1155G7. Not much was known about the performance of either, but today, the Intel Core i7-1195G7 was benchmarked in Geekbench.

news.google.com ,  7d 1
Intel Tiger Lake-U Core i7-1195G7 Outperforms Desktop CPUs In Latest Geekbench Single-Core Benchmark

Taiwan tech sector hit by coronavirus outbreak

A leading Taiwanese chip testing and packaging company said Monday that all its migrant employees have been suspended from working for around two weeks to contain a coronavirus outbreak. At least 206 employees, mostly migrant workers, at facilities run by King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) in northern Miaoli county have tested positive, according to the government.

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Taiwan tech sector hit by coronavirus outbreak

Class action lawsuit filed against Dell for false advertising over Alienware laptop's upgradeability

In a class action lawsuit filed in the US district court of Northern California, the owner of an Alienware Area 51M R1 gaming laptop alleges that Dell knowingly misled him with advertisements over the laptop's "unprecedented upgradeability." The 20-page complaint claims that Alienware was "falsely misrepresenting characteristics and qualities of the Area 51M that it knew did not exist," alleging breach of contract and warranty, false advertising and unlawful business practices under the California civil code.

pcgamer.com ,  10d 0
Class action lawsuit filed against Dell for false advertising over Alienware laptop's upgradeability

The NVMe interface built for lightning fast SSDs now supports the humble hard drive

You read that right. The NVMe protocols that allow for super-fast SSD read and write speeds will soon support 'rotational media', i.e. HDDs, hard drives. That won't make your HDD faster in any way—that's still limited by the speed at which the arm inside the drive can actuate—but it does mean there's less reason for SATA to stick around in the future.

pcgamer.com ,  10d 1
The NVMe interface built for lightning fast SSDs now supports the humble hard drive

Why Intel and TSMC are building water-dependent chip factories in one of the driest U.S. states

The Grand Canyon State may not seem like the most obvious place for a chip "foundry" or "fab" since the high-tech manufacturing plants guzzle millions of gallons of water every day. Arizona received just 13.6 inches of rainfall on average per year between 1970 and 2000, according to the NOAA National Climatic Data Center, making it the fourth driest state nationwide.

cnbc.com ,  11d 1
Why Intel and TSMC are building water-dependent chip factories in one of the driest U.S. states

Apple might be about to launch two new MacBooks

Apple could be preparing to launch two new computers at its major software event next week, according to new rumours It has been rumoured to be preparing two new versions of the MacBook Pro – a 14-inch and 16-inch version – that would bring a new design for the high-end computers.

independent.co.uk ,  11d 0
Apple might be about to launch two new MacBooks

Best Buy has figured out the best way for you to beat the bots to an RTX 3080 Ti FE

The fix for bots snapping up stock of the latest graphics cards: simply don't sell them online. At least that appears to be Best Buy's answer to the ongoing tussle between man and machine for cutting-edge tech; for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti launch, Best Buy will be only selling Founders Edition cards in-store.

pcgamer.com ,  12d 0
Best Buy has figured out the best way for you to beat the bots to an RTX 3080 Ti FE

Samsung launches Qualcomm-powered Galaxy Book Go at $350

Samsung has added the affordable Galaxy Book Go and Galaxy Book Go 5G to its Windows notebook lineup. Galaxy Book Go will begin sales in June, starting at $350. Samsung on Thursday introduced the affordable Galaxy Book Go and Galaxy Book Go 5G to its Galaxy Book Windows notebook lineup.

zdnet.com ,  12d 0
Samsung launches Qualcomm-powered Galaxy Book Go at $350

Looks like Intel's new Xe gaming GPU is finished and ready to roll

Raja Koduri has a tendency to publish some absolute filth on his Twitter profile. Case in point, the latest silicon obscenity he's exposed us to today. It's positively NSFW. The strangely offset chip cradled between his digits is the most powerful of Intel's new gaming GPUs, the B0 stepping of its Intel Xe-HPG 512 execution unit DG2.

pcgamer.com ,  12d 1
Looks like Intel's new Xe gaming GPU is finished and ready to roll

Intel eyeing up frame rate boosting tech for Intel Xe-HPG gaming GPUs

Intel's very own Raja Koduri has said the company is interested in frame rate improving technology, such as AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution, to boost framerates on upcoming Intel Xe-HPG gaming graphics cards. Replying to Kyle Bennett, formerly of HardOCP, Koduri says Intel is "definitely looking at it [AMD FSR]", but also that Intel will explore open approaches to improving quality and performance with similar techniques.

pcgamer.com ,  13d 0
Intel eyeing up frame rate boosting tech for Intel Xe-HPG gaming GPUs