Today Qualcomm is disclosing a set of benchmark results for their new Snapdragon 888 SoC that’s set to power next year’s flagship Android devices. Usually, as in years past, we would have had opportunities to benchmark Qualcomm’s reference designs ourselves during the chipset launch event, or a few weeks later during CES. However due to obvious circumstances, … [Read more...] about Qualcomm Discloses Snapdragon 888 Benchmarks: Promising Performance
Archives for December 2020
To play games on the Xbox One, you'll need a controller, and it's worth having the right controller. Microsoft's Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller is the best gamepad for the company's console. You can customize it to your needs, replace various components, and even remap buttons through an app for console and PC. Best overall - Xbox Elite Wireless … [Read more...] about You want the best Xbox One controller? THIS is the best Xbox controller.
Today Intel is announcing updates to most of their SSD product lines. Their products based on 3D NAND are being updated to use Intel's 144-layer QLC and TLC NAND. On the Optane side of the business, we have detailed specifications for the first product to use second-generation 3D XPoint memory, and an updated Optane Memory caching solution for client PCs. … [Read more...] about Intel Announces New Wave of Optane and 3D NAND SSDs
For the lucky few who can get their hands on a GeForce RTX 3090 or 3080 card during a very competitive holiday shopping season, NVIDIA has opted to sweeten the pot by extending their Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War game bundle. Previously scheduled to end on December 10th, the bundle has now been extended to January 11th – which also happens to be the start … [Read more...] about NVIDIA Extends GeForce RTX 3090 and 3080 Call of Duty Bundle to January
When the folks at Microsoft announced the Xbox Series X/S, they spoke about many things, but what caught our attention is something they called the Xbox Velocity Architecture. Xbox Velocity Architecture explained You see, viewed as the best solution for video game asset streaming for the next generation of Xbox consoles. Still, we wouldn’t be too surprised … [Read more...] about Xbox Velocity Architecture explained: Let’s look at each component