MSI just announced its newest flagship Intel motherboard, the MSI MEG Z690 GODLIKE. This motherboard will be available in limited quantities and comes with an extremely hefty price tag. At a reported $2100, you receive an MSI MEG Coreliquid S360 All-In-One cooler and a set of Kingston FURY BEAST 16 GB DDR5 memory along with the Halo-class motherboard. MSI is giving previous Godlike owners and those who have purchased its RTX 3080 or RTX 3090 GPUs ordering priority for this limited edition motherboard combo. If the sticker price hasn’t scared you, please continue reading MSI’s press release below.
TEAMGROUP announced plans for a T-Force Cardea PCIe Gen5 SSD series for the third quarter of 2022. The new drive will hit the shelves with expected sequential reads and writes of 13,000 MB/s and 12,000 MB/s and up to 4 TB of storage capacity. The new T-Force Cardea will also incorporate NVMe 2.0 technology. Additionally, multiple cooling solutions will also be available. It’s still too early for TEAMGROUP to announce pricing so for now, we’ll have to wait. Below is what TEAMGROUP has to say about its future Cardea series drives.
This morning, Phanteks announced two new cases, the Eclipse P600S and Evolv X Matte White Edition. Each chassis allows for dual system capabilities in a mid-tower platform. TheEclipse P600S is fitted with soundproofing panels while the Evolv X Matte White is an all-white version of the current Evolv X. Additionally, Phanteks announced white versions of its SK PWM fans, VerticalGPU Bracket designed for the P300A, P360A, and P400A chassis, and three Gen4 riser cables. All products are expected to be available this month. Please continue reading Phantek’s press release for additional details and pricing.
Today, Logitech introduced the G413 SE full size and G413 TKL tenkeyless Mechanical Gaming Keyboards. Built for gamers, they feature six-key rollover anti-ghosting for multi-key combos and white back-lit LED keycaps. For structural rigidity, the G413s are built on a black-brushed aluminum-magnesium alloy top case. The full-size G413 SE is priced at only $79.99 and the G413 TKL is even less at $69.99. Availability is projected for February of 2022 so we should start seeing them in stores and online soon. Below is Logitech’s official press release.
Earlier this week, AMD released the Radeon Adrenalin 22.1.2 driver. This latest update provides support for AMD’s newest budget and mobile GPUs. Also included is support for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction. This driver also addresses a load time issue while playing Borderlands 3. For additional information and download links please continue reading AMD’s notes below.
Silicon Power has just launched the XPower XS70 M.2 NVMe SSD. The XS70 is Silicon Power’s latest addition to an already impressive lineup of high-speed storage devices. With a PCIe Gen4 x4 interface and NVMe 1.4 support, the XS70 is capable of sequential reads of up to 7300 MB/s and writes of up to 6800 MB/s. It features a large full surround heat sink and is available in 1 TB, 2 TB, and 4 TB models. Silicon Power has yet to disclose pricing or availability at the time of this writing. Below is Silicon Power’s press release.
Yesterday, EVGA introduced the Z690 Classified. Designed to support Intel’s latest 12th generation Core series processors, the always overbuilt motherboard includes a 19-phase VRM, dual 2.5 GbE NICs and EVGA’s unique style on this EATX SKU. You’ll find several USB ports on the rear IO including two 20 Gbps Type-C ports among a slew of other features. You can find this board at a wallet-emptying $629.99. You can read more information on this board at the EVGA website.
Recently, XPG, ADATA’s gaming brand, released the ATOM 50 PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 SSD. Marketed for gamers of both PCs and PlayStation 5 consoles, the ATOM 50 is designed as a massive upgrade from standard solid-state drives or for expanding the storage space for the PS5. In this review, we scrutinize the ATOM 50, putting it through the rigors of our benchmark suite.
AMD recently released its latest Radeon Adrenalin Driver 22.1.1. This new update brings additional support for the God of War and Monster Hunter Rise games. Up to a seven percent increase in 4K performance may be noticed in God of War with some AMD RX 6000 series graphics cards. Several bugs were also addressed, including graphical anomalies in Halo Infinite and Fortnite. For a full description please continue reading AMD’s press release notes.
Team Group released a new kit of RGB memory with an astounding 6400 MHz speed rating. As part of their T-FORCE line of gaming-oriented memory, the new DELTA RGB is the first memory officially released to break the 6000 MHz barrier. Even amidst component shortages, we managed to get our hands on this rare memory. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about this new product launch from Team Group and show you what it can do when overclocked.