Gaming PC: What is a Gaming PC and Why Should You Buy One?

Have you heard about anyone buying a new gaming PC?

People often hear that term but aren’t sure of what they are talking about. If you love playing video games and computers, a gaming pc might be a good option for you.

A gaming PC provides the benefits of both a regular computer and a video game console. However, there’s a little more to them than the fact that they’re made for gaming.

Read on to learn about what a gaming PC is and why it may be suitable for you.

Why Is It Called a “Gaming PC?”

The reason why it’s called a Read more…

Taking Virtualization to the Next Level: What Is a VMware Workstation?

Whether running a standard development environment or moving into a hybrid, virtual machines are a powerful solution. They allow dispersed teams to run a variety of tools and for reps to train clients no matter what their environment is. A VMware Workstation ensures that every enterprise uses powerful tools to create powerful products.

Here’s what you need to know about setting up a VMware Workstation.

Test Multiple Platforms

A VMware Workstation gives developers and testers the chance to run their products on more than one operating system. A laptop or desktop environment is usually running a single OS, limiting the tools available. Read more…

Dell Precision T7920 Tower Workstation: When High Performance Meets Versatility

Gone are the days where our mathematical John Henry’s could fight the steam engine of the computer processor. In the same vein, gone too are the days where the commercially available PC products could rival the business counterparts.

If such days ever really existed, of course. Modern workstations such as the Dell Precision T7920 provide far more versatility and power than a common household PC. And they need to, as they do far more intensive work.

Tech companies revealed their newest and most powerful future projects at CES 2019 just recently. Read more…

Ryzen 3000, Nvidia Super, DisplayPort 2.0 

The third generation of AMD Ryzen processors are about to release on July 7 and we have already heard rumours and leaks showing significant performance gains. A Ryzen 5 3600 was seen beating Intel’s i9-9900KF at PassMark single threaded benchmark. The midrange chip has surpassed IPC parity with Intel. The Core i9-9900KF is no slouch either, with a 3.60 GHz base clock and a 5.00 GHz Max Turbo, it achieved a score of 2929 on PassMark’s single threaded performance. The Ryzen 5 3600 has a base clock of 3.60 GHz and a boost clock of 4.2 GHz Read more…

AMD Comes Out Swinging at Computex 2019, New Ryzen 3rd Generation Processors Revealed

Our favorite time has come! New hardware releases have been announced! A few days ago, Dr. Lisa Su presented the AMD Keynote at Computex 2019 where she showed how AMD has come back with exciting processor innovations and its impact on the market. We have been seeing leaks and rumors regarding AMD CPU and GPU’s for the past six months creating excitement for the announcements. And now we can finally have some sort of confirmation!

 

 

The first announcement was related to supercomputers using AMD EPYC processors. AMD and Microsoft have partnered together to bring AMD EPYC CPU’s to the Azure Read more…

Computex 2019 Intel Unveils 10nm Ice Lake CPUs, Xeon E Processors, and 10th Generation Core Processors

The Intel keynote was presented by Intel SVP and GM Gregory Bryant at Computex 2019 in Taipei. Computex 2019 has gone into full force as big players like AMD and Intel have had their keynotes announcing the latest generation of processors. Intel just finished their keynote unveiling 10nm Ice Lake CPUs, new generation of Xeon E processors, and the 10th generation Core i3, i5, and i7 processors.

After introductions and a little history on Intel’s P4004 microprocessor, Gregory moved on to the announcement of the new 9th generation Intel Core vPro Mobile and Desktop CPU with the introduction of Read more…

Intel’s Roadmap for 10nm process and AMD 16 Core Ryzen 9 3000

On May 8, 2019 at Intel Inventor Day, Intel revealed detailed manufacturing news for the upcoming products that it will work on over the next four years. Intel CEO’s Bob Swan and Murthy Renduchintala spoke to investors about Intel’s projection for the next few years. Originally, Intel was supposed to release the 10nm process this has been delayed the past few years. 14nm process was released back in 2014, then the 14+ process was released in 2016, and currently we are seeing the end of the 14++ process. Intel has released some 10nm products but these weren’t significant quantities. Read more…

Intel Releases 2nd Generation Cascade Lake Processors

The second generation of Intel Cascade Lake processors have finally been released and they have some pretty awesome new features!

 

At the top of the food chain we have the Xeon Platinum, which is now up to 56 cores on a Ball Grid Array (BGA5903) socket. The Xeon Platinum 9200 series are known as the Cascade Lake-AP (Advanced Performance) and will be sold by OEM’s as a complete server. Intel also released the 2nd generation of Cascade Lake-SP (Scalable) processors under the Xeon Platinum 8200 series. The 8200 series Platinum and Gold also support Optane memory, for faster workloads.

 

Tips for Buying HP Workstations

Businesses that require computers that offer high-end solutions tend to turn to HP workstations. They’re capable of handling all kinds of needs that would otherwise overtax an ordinary computer. So, if you run a business that needs these computers or you work for yourself and need to buy one, we’ve got some tips to help you with that.

Buying HP workstations involves more work and more considerations that you might realize. If you’ve never bought these kinds of computers before, it’s best to head to a retailer that you can trust to offer you high-quality products and honest Read more…

Comparing Dell PowerEdge 13th and 14th Generation Rack and Tower Servers

Dell’s PowerEdge Server line finds use in a broad variety of applications. Cost-effective and configurable, these Racks, Towers, and Blades power many bootstrapped business solutions, such as file sharing, corporate software services, and organizational databases.

Although the PowerEdge brand is well-established after two decades of existence, it is still relevant in 2019. What’s more, the blogosphere rumbles with the sound of an ongoing debate over a seemingly simple question — Which Dell PowerEdge Servers are best?

Today, we will try to remedy that. Exclusively for your reading pleasure, we’ll compare two successive versions of T-type (form factor) PowerEdge Servers to Read more…

DDR5 Memory on the Horizon!

After the Chinese government started investigating DRAM price fixing in 2018, DDR4 RAM prices have been drastically reduced. These prices may fall as much as 30% by the end of 2019 and possibly set the prices for the upcoming DDR5 memory. RAM prices peaked mid-2018 just before the Chinese government became suspicious of price trends and started investigating memory suppliers. By the end of 2018, DDR4 module prices were slowly coming down and are expected to be reduced 30% by Q2 of 2019.

 

SK Hynix was one of the first chip makers to announce its production and specs on its Read more…