VESA Released DisplayPort 1.4 Standard – Now with Compression and HDR

VESA DisplayPort 1.4

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) recently announced it has published (DP) DisplayPort 1.4 audio/video standard. The first major update to DisplayPort since version 1.3 was released in September 2014, DisplayPort 1.4 is also the first DP standard to take advantage of VESA’s Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology. DSC version 1.2 transport enables up to …

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Zotac ZBOX NEN Steam Machine SN970 Announced – See Features and Specs

Zotac ZBOX NEN SN970 Steam Machine

Zotac recently announced their Steam Machine dubbed as the NEN SN970. The Zotac NEN Steam Machine is powered with the latest 6th gen Intel Core i5-6400T quad core Skylake processor, paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 discrete graphics card. It comes with a pre-installed SteamOS and you also get one Steam controller. There is …

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Western Digital Acquires SanDisk for $19 Billion USD, See Full Details Here

Wester Digital Acquires SanDisk 19 Billion USD

“Western Digital Acquires SanDisk for $19 Billion US dollars” – this is one big and surprising news specially in the tech industry. Both Western Digital and SanDisk are popular for their storage solutions, and with the recent acquisition, we may see some new storage products soon. According to Western Digital “New platform creates greater scale …

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G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 RGB and KM780 MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Now Available

G.SKILL recently announced the availability of their new mechanical gaming keyboard called the G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 mechanical gaming keyboard, with Cherry key switches. There are two variants to choose from; one is the KM780 RGB featuring RGB lighting, and the other is the KM780 MX, featuring a Crimson Red design. Both gaming keyboards were revealed …

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Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN970 Plus and Magnus EN970 Mini PC Announced

Zotac recently announced their latest gaming desktop mini PC, the Zotac ZBOX Magnus EN970 Plus and EN970. It is powered by a 5th Gen Intel Broadwell Core processor paired with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 graphics card. I’m quite confused with the naming scheme the company used. When I saw the product name “Magnus EN970”, …

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GIGABYTE Motherboards are Windows 10 Ready

GIGABYTE Motherboards are Windows 10 Ready

Gigabyte recently announced that all Gigabyte motherboards, both Intel (100 Series, X99, Z97, H97) and AMD models (990FX. 990X and 970), are ready to support the new operating system that has started to roll out, Windows 10. For a full list of compatible motherboards please visit this page: http://www.gigabyte.com/MicroSite/381/w10.html, or check out the table below.

GIGABYTE Hosts Z97-Last Hurrah Challenge

Gigabyte Hosts Z97-Last Hurrah Challenge

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced another great competition for the overclocking community with the GIGABYTE Z97-Last Hurrah Challenge, to be hosted this July and August on HWBOT.org. This new challenge gives the community a last chance to test their skills on the GIGABYTE Z97 platform before …

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Zotac ZBOX MI522 Nano and MI542 Nano Mini PCs Powered with Intel Broadwell CPU

Zotac recently released their latest mini PCs, now powered with the latest 5th Generation Intel Broadwell Core processors. The new Zotac ZBOX MI522 Nano and ZBOX MI542 Nano are powered with the Intel Core i3-5010U and Intel Core i5-5200U CPU respectively. They don’t have a discrete graphics processor, but their CPUs are integrated with Intel …

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