The RTX 3080 is a wonderful GPU to begin with in its 'stock' Nvidia Founder's Edition variant, but slap a waterblock on it and you've got something truly wonderful. But not everyone is comfortable with the procedure -- not always because of the danger, but also warranty concerns. With that in mind, Gigabyte is releasing the RTX 3080 Gaming Waterforce, as spotted by VideoCardz. The GPU hasn't been listed on Gigabyte's website yet. … [Read more...] about Gigabyte Drowns RTX 3080 Gaming GPU Under Beefy Waterblock
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The devices include the $239 Acer TravelMate B3, $329 Acer TravelMate Spin B3, and $279 Asus ExpertBook BR1100. Microsoft is also announcing two Intel NUC-based laptops, the $229 JP-IK Leap Connect T304 and the $185 JP-IK Leap T304. These are built around the NUC element, which contains the processor, memory and connectivity all in a single module. … [Read more...] about Microsoft launches new sub-$300 laptops to fight Chromebooks for the classroom
Best USB security keys YubiKey 5 NFC Thetis Fido U2G Security Key Google Titan Security Key Yubico Security Key SoloKeys USB-C CryptoTrust OnlyKey The best YubiKey 5 and NFC series Yubico’s series 5 NFC keys work well with both USB-A and USB-C ports and Near Field Communication. The NFC tech means that instead of plugging it in, you can just tap the key against the right devices to activate the authentication. This feature is particularly handy when using smartphones. The key works with iOS and Android, so it has more usability than the average USB key, which doesn’t typically work with phones. … [Read more...] about The best USB security keys for 2021
TVs have historically taken center stage at CES, and this year will be no exception, even if that stage is virtual. Samsung has already announced a 110-inch MicroLED TV ahead of the showm alongside its new QLED NEO TV lineup, and we’ll likely hear about more models. After leading the way with another TV technology, Mini-LED, TCL will see competition from other big TV brands and their own Mini-LED TVs. HDMI 2.1, after sneaking into select high-end TVs in 2020, will also see more widespread adoption, bringing a host of gaming-friendly features to lower-priced TVs. And while it’s still in its early stages of deployment, ATSC 3.0 — aka NextGen TV — will make its presence known as more TVs are announced with built-in ATSC 3.0 tuners. The theme this year is high-end TV tech filtering down to the mainstream. … [Read more...] about What to expect from CES 2021: Samsung TVs, laptops, and Galaxy S21?
Given that Etherium is experiencing a price spike, there's certainly "meaningful amounts" to be made right now. And while AMD GPUs have traditionally been the mining cards of choice, Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 has been found to have a hashrate of 3x to 4x that of the RTX 2080 while RDNA2's mining performance is only marginally higher than RDNA1's. MSI's current registration is only for the 3060 Ti, but who knows what might come down the line? … [Read more...] about MSI Registers RTX 3060 Ti Miner Cards