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MSI MAG B550M Mortar Motherboard Review

There's plenty of new B550 motherboards hitting the market this week, and I suspect the MSI MAG B550M is going to be pretty popular. The MAG series has often been a nice blend of features and affordable prices, giving it a lot ...

4 weeks ago

Gigabyte B550 AORUS Master Motherboard Review

While the AMD X570 may be the flagship chipset for AM4 CPUs, AMD is looking to get PCIe Gen 4 and more features into the hands of more consumers. B550 is more affordable than X570 as it trims a few of the features, but that ...

4 weeks ago

Gigabyte B550 AORUS Pro Motherboard Review

The new AMD B550 chipset is here at last, and with it comes a new range of motherboards from Gigabyte AORUS. B550 offers up many of the features of X570, such as PCIe Gen 4, but just a little dialled back to save you from having ...

4 weeks ago

Gigabyte B550I AORUS PRO AX Motherboard Review

There's no shortage of new ATX motherboards for the AMD B550 launch, barely any sign of mATX (as usual), but alas, there are some good mini-ITX options! The first up is the new Gigabyte B550I AORUS PRO AX. B550 is already meant ...

4 weeks ago

AMD May Delay Ryzen 4000 ‘Zen 3’ Processors to 2021!

Based on prior launch cycles, it seemed all but certain that around September this year, AMD would launch their new 'Zen 3' based Ryzen 4000 desktop processors. Following a report via Twitter user "chiakokhua" (a reliable source ...

4 weeks ago

Gigabyte Launches Compact Size Power Supplies

Gigabyte has today announced its 3 latest compact design power supplies: P750GM - 750 W 80 PLUS Gold certified with fully modular design, P550B - 550 W 80 PLUS Bronze certified, and P450B - 450 W 80 PLUS Bronze certified. ...

4 weeks ago

Call of Duty Warzone to Introduce 200-Player Battle Royales?

Since the release of the Warzone battle royale game mode, Activision has been surprisingly active in attempting to mix-up the game modes in a (more than successful) attempt to keep things fresh for users. Following the launch of ...

4 weeks ago

Manli Releases GeForce GTX 1650 Low Profile GPU

If you have, or are looking to build, a SFF PC, then you're undoubtedly aware that when it comes to dedicated graphics cards, you can sometimes have limited choices that will specifically suit either your requirements or your ...

4 weeks ago

AMD To Launch an Entire Range of Ryzen 4000G “Renior” CPUs

Next-month AMD should be set to launch (without much apparent fanfare) their new "Renoir" based high-end APU-style processors. While we initially thought that this would just see around 4-6 releases, however, a report via ...

4 weeks ago

Was America Just Hit With a Huge DDOS Attack?

There are always groups around the world looking to push the limits of online security systems. Unfortunately, in many cases, some of these organizations are government backed allowing them to effectively make it a full-time 24/7 ...

4 weeks ago

AMD Ryzen 3800XT/3900XT to Sell Without Stock Coolers?

It's something of an open secret now that in the very near future, AMD is going to launch an XT refresh of many of their existing 3rd-generation Ryzen processors. Offering additional base and boost clock speed increases, they ...

4 weeks ago

Viotek Launches GFI27QXA IPS 4K UHD 144Hz Monitor

Viotek, a provider of gaming peripherals and other consumer electronics, has announced the launch of their latest GFI27QXA, 27-inch, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 144Hz HDR-Ready monitor. Designed for Gamers and Professionals alike, the ...

4 weeks ago

Rayman Redemption Fan Game Releases for Free This Week

There are many people out there who have a lot of love for classic games and, fortunately, some of those people have the skills to recreate them with an amazing level of accuracy, dedication, and love! If you are, therefore, a ...

4 weeks ago

Sony Says PS5 is Focussed on “Value as Opposed to Price”

We certainly saw something of a surprise last week when at their 'Future of Gaming' event, Sony officially revealed the final design of their PS5 console. While it was (in fairness) rumored that this was going to happen, at the ...

4 weeks ago

SpaceX has a Month to Prove Starlink’s Low-Latency Internet

While SpaceX is certain riding high following the successful launch of it's Dragon 2 craft to the International Space Station, one of their most curious projects is their plan to introduce a worldwide internet service. If you ...

4 weeks ago

AMD Updates Their Radeon GPU Logo?

You could argue that, following the release of Ryzen back in 2017, AMD has started to take a much more unified approach to its branding as a whole. It seems, however, that the unification is set to go much further than just their ...

4 weeks ago

Windows 10 Security Update May Cause Printer Issues

Many would argue (with some success) that while the Windows 10 operating system is largely more than decent, there does always seem to be problems when updates are released for it. If you are one of those people, and particularly ...

4 weeks ago

Nvidia to Start RTX 30XX GPU Mass Production in August

It's certainly been a busy couple of weeks for Nvidia news at, quite honestly, a time where most people would've expected things to be a little on the quiet side. It seems, however, that following the leak of images from the ...

4 weeks ago

Fan Recreates Iconic (and Playable) Simpsons Golf Game!

If you're a fan of The Simpsons, you may recall an episode in which Bart really wanted to play Bonestorm, but due to some misunderstandings (and lessons learned), he ended up with a copy of 'Lee Carvallo's Putting Challenge'. A ...

4 weeks ago

Amazon Lists AMD Ryzen XT CPUs With Release Date

Pending official confirmation, it seems that within the next few weeks we should see AMD launch their first Ryzen refresh with the launch of new 3XXX based 'XT' processors. As for exactly when it would happen though, it has, to ...

4 weeks ago

Sabrent Rocket XTRM 1TB Thunderbolt 3 SSD Review

External storage doesn't need to be small on capacity nor slow in speed, at least not if you don't want it to be. Today I'm taking a closer look at Sabrent's Rocket XTRM portable Thunderbolt 3 aluminium SSD with a capacity of ...

4 weeks ago

Win A Tecware Gaming PC!

It's competition time again here at eTeknix and if you're currently on the lookout for a new gaming PC, then this might just be perfect for you. In conjunction with Tecware, one of the leading providers of PC cases and ...

4 weeks ago

Thermaltake Riing Duo 12 RGB Premium Edition Fan Kit Review

Thermaltake is one of our most favorite brands here at eTeknix and particularly for their keenness to push the envelope with many products that (some) consumers would consider to be the more mundane aspect of a PC build. With ...

4 weeks ago

YouTube URL Bug Lets You Watch Videos Without Ads

The chances are that many of you reading this probably really enjoy YouTube as a form of 'free' entertainment, but likely not so much the masses of adverts that have grown increasingly on the platform over the last few years. ...

4 weeks ago

Aqua Computer Launches Cuplex Kryos NEXT sTRX4 FC Water Blocks

Aqua Computer, the German specialist for water-cooled systems, introduces a new CPU water block for the AMD socket sTRX4: the cuplex kryos NEXT sTRX4 FC. - The new cooler is manufactured directly at Aqua Computer in Germany. A ...

4 weeks ago

G.SKILL Launches DDR4-4400 CL17 Memory Kits

G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., one of the world's leading manufacturers of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is releasing new extreme-speed DDR4 memory kits that push 16 GB and 8 GB modules up to ...

4 weeks ago

Computex 2020 Has Been Officially Cancelled

For several months now the future of Computex (one of the world's largest PC hardware trade shows) has been in more than a little doubt. Boiling down to both the PC community and component manufacturers asking each other if ...

4 weeks ago

Sony Future of Gaming – Key PS5 Gaming Highlights!

With Sony hosting its 'Future of Gaming' event last night, we got to see some pretty amazing game trailers revealed that will be (sooner or later) coming to the PS5 console. In helping you cut to the quick, however, (since the ...

1 month ago

PS5 System Design has been Revealed!

Last night during their 'Future of Gaming' event, Sony certainly went a long way in revealing video game content for the upcoming release of the PS5. What many did not expect, however, was for them to go as far as to show what the ...

1 month ago

Death Stranding PC Requirements Revealed

Death Stranding will be released for the PC next month and, for any of those who are interested in the port, you're probably more than excited to see just how much further this game can be graphically pushed. The PS4 release was, ...

1 month ago

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