The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, a 2.9-GHz, 64-core processor that's one of the best CPUs for 3D modelers, is now on sale for $3,449.99 at Amazon. That’s $540.01 off its $3990.00 price when it launched earlier this year, and its lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel. … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Is $540 off Launch Price
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Now, it's no longer a secret that Intel has been building its own discrete graphics card, but they're not directly aimed at competing with AMD and Nvidia in the gaming segment—rather, the Xe GPUs are expected to be targeted at scientific and data center use. Here is all we know about Xe Graphics so far. … [Read more...] about Intel Poaches Yet Another AMD GPU Executive: Ali Ibrahim
zFrontier, a popular gathering place for mechanical keyboard lovers in China, held a giveaway a couple of weeks ago, where an AMD and PowerColor-themed keycap set was part of the spoils. It's a shame that keycaps aren't available for purchase, since they would surely make any die-hard AMD enthusiast jump with joy. … [Read more...] about These AMD Keycaps Look Awesome, and Someone Should Sell Them
Looking at the XPS 17 keyboard, it has something its younger sibling, the XPS 13, does not. Instead of sporting an edge-to-edge keyboard, the keyboard is in the middle of the laptop on the XPS 17, surrounded by speaker grills. The keycaps are also much larger than before, and there is the addition of larger left and right arrow keys. As for the touchpad, it is much larger than the ones found on the XPS 13 and XPS 15. It’s also centered right in the middle for ease of access and to guard against accidental clicks when resting your hands on the palm rest. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
Performance The GTX 1660 Ti is an intriguing addition to Nvidia’s graphics card lineup because it’s built on the same Turing architecture as the RTX 2060. In many ways, it has much more in common with the last-generation GTX 1060 that it (sort of) takes its name from. Not only does it sport the GTX moniker, but it lacks the RT and Tensor cores for ray tracing and deep learning super sampling, which are hallmarks of the current RTX 20 Series generation. … [Read more...] about Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX 2060