Phanteks
News

Phanteks Launches Eclipse P600S, Evolv X White Edition, and More

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.

Logitech
News

Logitech Introduces G413 Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

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.

AMD
News

AMD Releases Radeon Adrenalin 22.1.2 Driver Update

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 XPOWER XS70
News

Silicon Power Launches XPower XS70 M.2 Gen4 x4 NVMe SSD

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.

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Motherboards

EVGA Announces Z690 Classified

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.

Reviews

ADATA XPG ATOM 50 M.2 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD Review

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.

News

AMD Releases Radeon Adrenalin 22.1.1 Driver Update

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.

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Memory

T-FORCE DELTA RGB 6400 MHz Review: Everything You Want From DDR5

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.

EKWB
Cooling

CES 2022: EKWB Presents the Next Generation of Liquid Cooling

At the Venetian Tower in Las Vegas, EKWB showcased its latest water cooling components and won a couple of awards for its efforts. Both the EK-Quantum Velocity2 CPU water block and the ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial motherboard featuring an EKWB monoblock received the CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree. Other products highlighted at the event included the never-seen-before EK Vector2 GPU water blocks, Reflection2 distribution plates, and EK Quantum surface radiators. EKWB’s Pro series was also on display, engineered for NVIDIA’s A6000 and A100 GPUs. For more details, continue reading EKWB’s press release below.

BIOSTAR
Motherboards

CES 2022: Biostar Reveals B660 Series motherboards and RX 6500 XT GPU

Biostar unveiled its latest mid-grade products for CES 2022. The B660GTA, the B660GTQ, and the B660GTN are all members of Biostar’s Racing line of motherboards. The trio covers ATX, m-ATX, and m-ITX form factors and provides plenty of features without costing an arm and a leg. Continuing that theme, the RX 6500 XT is a dual-slot, dual-fan 1080p capable GPU featuring 4 GB of VRAM. The RX 6500 XT isn’t going to set any records, but it should most definitely fit in your budget with pricing expected in the $250 range (availability and market notwithstanding).