Today, Corsair launched two new keyboards geared at gamers and content creators. The K55 RGB Pro and K55 RGB PRO XT expand on the already popular K55 series keyboards. Five RGB zones are present in the K55 RGB Pro while the Pro XT features “per-key RGB lighting”. Naturally, both are controllable via Corsair’s iCUE software. The K55 RGB PRO costs $49.99 and the K55 RGB PRO XT will set you back $69.99. Both set at very reasonable prices for quality gaming keyboards. Below is the press release from Corsair.
Thermalright has just announced the Frost Commander 140 CPU air cooler. This dual tower cooler features a total of five 8 mm heat pipes and a nickel-plated copper base for superior heat transfer. The two included fans are a TL-C12 Pro G 120 mm front fan and a TL-D14X 140 mm center fan. Both utilize Thermalright’s S-FDB (Fluid Dynamic)Bearings and 4-pin PWM connectors. Overall dimensions are 140 mm long, 121 mm wide, and 160 mm tall. This places it in the average size for dual-tower coolers currently on the market.
AMD has just released a new update for its Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition designated as 21.3.1. This update provides AMD driver support for the new RX 6700 graphics cards as well as software support for DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods – Part Two, Radeon Boost, Radeon Anti-Lag, and Performance Tuning Stress Test. Additionally, AMD has packaged in support for Vulkan and fixed several known issues. For complete details, continue reading AMD’s release notes below.
Today, Alphacool launched the Eisblock Aurora Acetal GPX-A for the AMD Radeon 6800/6900/XT reference GPUs. Like all of the Eisblock water blocks, it features a full coverage nickel-plated copper cold plate. What is unique to this model is Alphacool decided to reduce the water block thickness as well as the thermal pads creating significantly improved cooling performance. The manufacturer suggested retail price is $159 and is currently available directly from Alphacool. Below is the press release along with the specifications of the cooler.
Today, Mushkin announced its new Redline Lumina RGB Desktop memory line with capacities up to 64GB and frequencies ranging between 2666MHz to 4133MHz, the new Redline Lumina RGB series should be placed in line with most kits. Each module also features 16 RGB LEDs to help accentuate your rig. Pricing wasn’t listed, but below are the full specs along with a few words from Mushkin.
Corsair has just announced the launch of an all-new line of performance fans, the iCUE SP RGB ELITE. They will feature Corsair’s patented AirGuide technology as well as eight addressable RGB LEDs. The iCUE SP RGB ELITE fans will be available in 120 mm or 140 mm and will be packaged individually or in multi-fan sets. See below for pricing and individual specifications.
Today, thanks to XFX, we have the MERC319 BLACK RX 6700 XT that will be available to consumers as of March 18th, 2021. This is the next iteration of AMD’s RDNA2 architecture, NAVI 22 XT, and according to AMD, it is ideal for 1440p gaming fitting in the product stack right behind the RX 6800 and above the RX 6700.
Today is launch day for AMD’s 3rd generation EPYC 7003 series server processors, the highest performance server processor with the EPYC 7763 being the flagship. In total there are 19 SKUs available filling a massive percentage of the server and datacenter market needs. Ranging from 8 core, 16 thread CPUs all the way up to 64 cores with 128 threads. All 7003 series EPYC processors will feature eight channels of 3200 Mhz RAM and PCIe4 x 128. Pricing for these workhorses ranges from $913 all the way up to $7890. This is what AMD says about the 3rd gen EPYC.
Thermaltake announced today the official release of the TOUGHRAM RGB and TOUGHRAM XG RGB memory kits. The XG variant is the premium option and is available with speeds ranging from 3600 Mhz to 4600 Mhz with 16 GB (2x8GB) capacity while the TOUGHRAM RGB (Non-XG) features a painted aluminum heat spreader painted in either metallic gold or racing red. The RGB for the Non-XG is more subtle with only 10 LEDs and will only be available as a 3600 Mhz 16 GB (2×8 GB) kit. Pricing for the Non-XG kits starts at $155 (links below). Below is the Thermaltake press release.