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Aerocool Project 7 850W PSU Review

Aerocool enters the high-end PSU market with its new Project 7 line. The flagship ACP-850FP7 offers 850W capacity, fully modular cabling & a semi-passive mode.

Retail AMD Threadripper Delidded, Four Die Present

Der8auer purchased a retail Threadripper 1950X and found what appears to be four active Zeppelin die soldered to the IHS.

You Can Use A Kinect For Full Body Tracking In SteamVR; Here’s How

If you have an old Microsoft Kinect kicking around, you can use it for full-body tracking in SteamVR experiences with Driver4VR's Vive Tracker emulation software.

Best GPU-Melting Games

There are a handful of titles that will put your GPU's capabilities to the test. Did your favorite game make the list?

Western Digital Ships 12 TB WD Gold HDD: 8 Platters and Helium

Western Digital has begun to ship its WD Gold HDD with 12 TB capacity to partners and large retailers. The 3.5” drive relies on the same platform as the HGST Ultrastar He12 launched this year, and will initially be available to select customers of the company. Show More Summary

HP Is Once Again Breaking Printers With Third-Party Ink Cartridges

HP is back to its old tricks locking printer firmware and blocking ink cartridges again. They pulled this trick a year ago, almost to the day. The post HP Is Once Again Breaking Printers With Third-Party Ink Cartridges appeared first on ExtremeTech.

AMD Bringing eGPU Support To Mobile Workstations Via XConnect

At IBC 2017 in Amsterdam, AMD showed off its Radeon Pro products, including the new Radeon Pro WX 9100 and Radeon Pro SSG that were first introduced at SIGGRAPH.

Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’

I've been using this tiny 40% keyboard for a week to see how well I adapt (if at all). The post Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Phanteks Announces New Additions To Its Glacier Fitting Series Lineup

Phanteks announced that it has added a handful of new products to its Glacier Fitting Series including GPU extenders, T-splitters, adapters and 16mm hard tube adapters.

Lawsuit Accuses Google Of Gender Wage Gap, Segregation

A class-action lawsuit filed by three former Google employees alleges that the search giant pays women less than men for similar work, and segregates them into front-end (women) or back-end (men) jobs with different pay ceilings.

Google Earth VR Now Has Street View

Google released a significant update to Google Earth VR, which brings Google Earth’s popular Street View feature to the virtual reality version of the app. Google Earth VR Street View is available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and mobile VR headsets.

IC Insights Predicts DRAM Prices To Jump A Record 40% In 2017

According to IC Insights, even though DRAM prices have more than doubled (+111%) over the last 12 months, they will only continue to increase. IC Insights predicts that by the end of the calendar year the DRAM will have jumped a record 40% (or more).

Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms?

Mark Sagar, the creator of BabyX, has chosen no less a goal than simulating the neural machinery of an infant human in silico. The post Is BabyX the Future of Silicon-Based Life Forms? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Google Chrome Will Block Autoplaying Video With Sound Next Year

Next year, you may never again have to hunt through your Chrome tabs in search of the one that's producing sound. The post Google Chrome Will Block Autoplaying Video With Sound Next Year appeared first on ExtremeTech.

NASA’s New Horizons Probe Wakes Up to Study Kuiper Belt

New Horizons has sent back a signal confirming that it had woken up from hibernation and executed computer commands to begin bringing its systems back online. The post NASA’s New Horizons Probe Wakes Up to Study Kuiper Belt appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Equifax Breach Prompts Data Broker Security Bill

Democratic senators introduced the Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act to hold the data broker industry responsible for the privacy and security of the personal data they collect about consumers.

The Cuban Sonic Weapon Story Keeps Getting Stranger

The Cuban "sonic weapon" story and accompanying investigation haven't resolved anything. In fact, the entire situation keeps getting weirder. The post The Cuban Sonic Weapon Story Keeps Getting Stranger appeared first on ExtremeTech...

'Call Of Duty: WWII' PC Open Beta Arrives September 29

Sledgehammer Games also released a set of minimum specs for the open beta.

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