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Konami Moves On Without Kojima, Announces 'Metal Gear Survive'

Konami's next installation in the "Metal Gear" franchise will have you and three other players band together band together to fight off waves of enemies.

EVGA Launches 3GB GTX 1060, Reveals Four Upcoming Models

It has been just under a month since the launch of Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1060. The first models to hit the market were equipped with 6GB. Now, partners are rolling out 3GB editions. In typical EVGA fashion, the company announced five models.

AMD unveils new details for its next-generation 2017 Zen CPU core

Now the company has actually demonstrated an 8-core, 16-thread Summit Ridge system -- and is showing it outperforming an Intel Broadwell-E processor, at least in certain applications, at the same clock speed.

AMD Zen Microarchitecture: Dual Schedulers, Micro-Op Cache and Memory Hierarchy Revealed

In their own side event this week, AMD invited select members of the press and analysts to come and discuss the next layer of Zen details. In this piece, we’re discussing the microarchitecture announcements that were made, as well as a look to see how this compares to previous generations of AMD core designs.

Scientists create liquid light, get one step closer to spintronics

Researchers from Cambridge have created a semiconductor so small that it blurs the line between electricity and light.

HP and MAINGEAR Team Up for Omen X High-End Gaming PC

HP this week re-entered the market of high-end gaming PCs with its Omen X desktop. The machine uses rather unusual cube-shaped tri-chamber design featuring high-end hardware, liquid cooling and various upgrade options. HP will offerShow More Summary

Verizon wants to push even more bloatware to your Android phone

Verizon is reportedly looking to sell access to your device for $1 to $2.

More Details on Broxton: Quad Core, ECC, Up to 18 EUs of Gen9

An interesting talk regarding the IoT aspects of Intel’s Next Generation Atom Core, Goldmont, and the Broxton SoCs for the market offered a good chunk of information regarding the implementations of the Broxton-M platform. Users mayShow More Summary

Micron Cancels Ballistix TX3 NVMe SSD

At Computex in June, Micron announced that Crucial's Ballistix brand was being promoted to a standalone brand for gaming-oriented products. Their exhibit included three tiers of Ballistix DRAM products and one SSD: the Ballistix TX3 M.2 PCIe SSD. Show More Summary

The calm before the storm: AMD's Zen bears down on Intel CPUs

More details confirmed ahead of 2017 desktop, server launch – and don't mention ARM AMD is continuing to drip feed information about Zen, its long-awaited designed-from-scratch x86 processor microarchitecture.…

SilverStone SX550 SFX PSU Review

SilverStone continues to enrich its SFX PSU portfolio. One of the most recent additions is the SX550, a budget-oriented unit featuring Gold-class efficiency and fixed cables instead of modular ones. As you can tell, it's intended to bring prices down.

AMD Unveils Zen Microarchitecture, Demos Summit Ridge Performance

AMD revealed the new Zen microarchitecture, which will initially come to market in its Summit Ridge desktop CPUs. AMD provided new architectural details and a head-to-head render test against an underclocked Intel Broadwell-E Core i7-6900K.

Intel Optane Pictured And Coming To Client First

Intel's Optane client SSD is further along than we expected going into IDF 2016. Pictures gathered from the event show a product that could be retail ready. Intel is still working on the underlying technology, but we're impressed so far.

New MIT study claims ‘range anxiety’ fears about electric vehicles are overblown

A new study from MIT claims that range anxiety fears are overblown -- but while that may be true, it doesn't mean there aren't significant issues between EVs and widespread adoption.

NASA’s 2020 Mars rover may use a new technique to scan for ancient alien life

A closer look at Raman spectroscopy data could help the next Mars rover ID the most important rocks on the planet.

Marvell Announces NVMe Controller for DRAM-Less PCIe 3.0 x2 SSDs

Marvell has announced its new controller for affordable and miniature SSDs, the 88NV1160. The chip can be used to build small form-factor SSDs in M.2 as well as BGA packages. The 88NV1160 supports all modern and upcoming types of NAND...Show More Summary

ET deals: Get two months of free backups with Carbonite

If you're a business owner, you're undoubtedly dealing with data spread across multiple PCs and servers. Billing data, business plans, tax information, and your web site are all sitting on hard drives that could fail at any moment. If you don't have a solid backup scheme in place, now's the time to act. Show More Summary

Intel Announces Knights Mill: A Xeon Phi For Deep Learning

In a brief announcement as part of today’s Day 2 ketnote for IDF 2016, Intel has announced a new member of the Xeon Phi family. The new part, currently under the codename of Knights Mill, is being aimed at the deep learning market and...Show More Summary

Low-cost 120 GiB SSD duel: SanDisk SSD PLUS vs. Kingston SSDNow V300

We tested two of the most inexpensive SSDs available: the SanDisk SSD PLUS and the Kingston SSDNow V300, both of 120 GiB. Which is the best one? Check it out! The post Low-cost 120 GiB SSD duel: SanDisk SSD PLUS vs. Kingston SSDNow V300 appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

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