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AMD 3rd Gen Threadripper Coming This October to Take on Intel's New HEDT Lineup?
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 5 3600X CPU Review
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review
Cooler Master Masterliquid ML240P Mirage CPU Cooler Review
CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming Mouse Review
Corsair VS Series 650 W Review
Eufy Video Doorbell Review
Gigabyte X570 AORUS Pro WiFi Review
Linux super-duper admin tools: health-check
Moonshadow Devout Cleric Neverwinter Guide
NZXT H500i Mid-TowerChassis Review
ORICO TCM2-C3 & PCM2-C3 NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosures Review
Palit RTX 2060 SUPER JetStream 8GB Review
Raspberry PI 4 needs a fan
Scythe Choten and Kotetsu Mark II TUF Gaming Alliance Review



AMD 3rd Gen Threadripper Coming This October to Take on Intel's New HEDT Lineup?

AMD is planning to surprise Intel by unveiling its 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper HEDT (high-end desktop) processor lineup around the same time Intel launches its 10th generation Core "Cascade Lake-X" processor and the "Glacial Falls" HEDT platform, according to sources in the motherboard industry, speaking with DigiTimes. We're fairly sure the sources aren't referring to AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X processor, because it has already been announced and will be available in September.
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Read full article @ TechPowerUp

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 5 3600X CPU Review

AMD Ryzen 3000 is officially here, bringing to consumers more cores, higher clocks, a new platform and most importantly, the first processor lineup to utilize the much anticipated 7nm process node. Unlike the Zen+ refresh which did offer some good reasons to get onboard the Ryzen family, the Zen 2 based lineup is a much bigger upgrade. It comes with a new architecture, a new I/O system and an entirely new design which offers up to 16 cores on a mainstream platform. Best of all, you don’t even need to update your motherboards, just plug in a Ryzen 3000 CPU in an existing system based on the AM4 socket (X370/X470) and you’re ready to go.

Read full article @ Wccftech

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is the best platformer I've played in 2019. In fact, it might be the best indie of the year too. It's a must-have for any Castlevania fan and resurrects the old wellspring of magic only really found in lower-budget indie games today, the kind of intimate, slow-burn exploration across sprawling levels punctuated by challenging boss fights. Bloodstained is an ode to every Castlevania game in existence and hearkens back to a simpler time before MMOs, live games, and microtransactions.

Read full article @ TweakTown

Cooler Master Masterliquid ML240P Mirage CPU Cooler Review

Today we will be covering the newly released Masterliquid ML240P Mirage by Cooler Master. Ahhhhh, the joys of an AIO liquid coolers. The AIO is simply put, the lazy mans cooling solution. So far the AIO application has made the life of every DIY easier. I always want the best solution with the least effort. You do loose a little in style points when using a AIO loop but if you have every set up a DIY liquid loop, you know how challenging that process can be. The further along we get in a product line we get to see some of our opinions play out in the new releases. One of the biggest complaints about AIO setups were the fact that you had no idea if the pump was even running and feared the minute it did stop. If you incorrectly set up the bios you could be in hot water and with out warning you could fry a CPU. Well fear not Cooler Master has given us a see through window into all that fear. Honestly, I cheered upon hearing I get to review this product for this reason.

Read full article @ FunkyKit

CORSAIR NIGHTSWORD RGB Gaming Mouse Review

The NIGHTSWORD RGB mouse is another nice addition to CORSAIR’s lineup and we consider it as an improvement of the already impressive DARK CORE RGB SE. The mouse features the latest PMW3391 optical sensor from Pixart, no less than eight programmable buttons, RGB lighting on four different areas, while the onboard memory can store up to three profiles. Another novelty element represents the smart tunable weight system that automatically detects the mouse’s center of gravity in real time; we can adjust the weight between 119g and 140.9g thanks to the included elements in order to better fit your gaming style.

Read full article @ Mad Shrimps

Corsair VS Series 650 W Review

At just $55, the Corsair VS650 is very affordable and performs well enough to be your next power supply if you are on a tight budget and your system is not all that power hungry. It aced our tough tests, and comes with 80 PLUS and Cybenetics ratings.

Read full article @ TechPowerUp

Eufy Video Doorbell Review

In its ever-expanding line of home security offerings, Eufy now carries a Video Doorbell which offers alerts, a live feed to the app and the ability to talk to those at your door. 2k 2560 x 1920 resolution tops the feature set on the Doorbell. Priced at $180, the Eufy Video Doorbell offers some nice features along with its hi-res image.

Read full article @ 9to5Toys

Gigabyte X570 AORUS Pro WiFi Review

Another X570 board has entered the ring. The Gigabyte X570 AORUS Pro WiFi features WiFi 6 support, a sophisticated 14 phase VRM, and a classy refined aesthetic. Does it have what it takes to compete at its $270 price point?

Read full article @ TechPowerUp

Linux super-duper admin tools: health-check

I've written a tutorial showing how to setup and use the health-check monitoring tool to trace processes and troubleshoot performance bottlenecks, including setup and configuration, manual compilation and associated tweaks, basic and advanced usage, practical examples, and more. Have fun.

Read full article @ Dedoimedo

Moonshadow Devout Cleric Neverwinter Guide

OCC has updated its Moonshadow's Devout Cleric guide for Neverwinter to reflect the changes made in Mod 16.

Read full article @ OCC

NZXT H500i Mid-TowerChassis Review

NZXT is one of those case manufacturers that seems relatively new but in reality, has been around for about 15 years at this point. The way NZXT seems to maintain this feel of a younger brand is by keeping a fresh appeal and making modern style designs that not only are functional but chic. The H500i is one such case which has a modern simple yet elegant or chic styling, but, is that enough to make it a good case?

The H500i being part of the now-iconic H series of cases has been denoted by a flat empty slate front favoring a smooth, clean aesthetic over visible open ventilation, RGB or other details which may take away from the H series ability to blend into its surroundings. One of the significant changes or improvements for the 'i' version of the H500 chassis is the inclusion of a CAM compatible lighting control and integrated controllable RGB strip. Other cool features includes a removable mounting tray in the front to make AIO installation painless. Add to this a cable management guide system on the rear which we will look at soon that to me added some great functionality to the H500i.

Read full article @ TweakTown

ORICO TCM2-C3 & PCM2-C3 NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosures Review

The latest M.2 NVMe USB 3.1 Gen 2 enclosures by ORICO are very compact, feature plastic and aluminum housings, offer speeds up to 10Gbps and are available in many colors.

Read full article @ NikKTech

Palit RTX 2060 SUPER JetStream 8GB Review

Palit's 2060 SUPER JetStream comes in at £429 - is it worth it? Nvidia’s new SUPER graphics cards launched about two weeks ago, and we’ve reviewed both the 2060 SUPER and 2070 SUPER Founders Editions, as well as a 2070 SUPER custom card from MSI. Today, we are looking at Palit’s custom RTX 2060 SUPER JetStream, priced at £429. It’s got a rated boost clock of 1830MHz, making this one of the highest-clocked cards on the market, while it backs that up with a beefy dual-fan cooling solution. Is this the card to get?

Read full article @ KitGuru

Raspberry PI 4 needs a fan

And a standardised USB-C port
Things are getting worse for the new Raspberry Pi 4 which already has problems with its non-standardised USB-C. Now an  IT expert says the card needs a fan or heatsink.

Writing in his bog, Author and programmer Jeff Geerling said that previous Pis that didn't require a fan or heatsink to avoid CPU throttling but the Pi 4 is a different beast and "pretty much demands a fan."

Read full article @ Fudzilla

Scythe Choten and Kotetsu Mark II TUF Gaming Alliance Review

Today on OCinside.de we have a look at Scythes new CPU air cooler Choten and Kotetsu Mark II each in TUF Gaming Alliance design. What this is all about and whether the two coolers are convincing us, we show in the following test report.

Read full article @ OCInside.de