AMD Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i9-7980XE benchmark – AMD Threadripper 2990WX would be 53% more powerful than the Intel Core i9-7980XE

AMD Threadripper 2990WX benchmark

In what may be nothing but a red herring unintentionally, the web of AMD France has made public the details of performance of the new processor AMD Threadripper 2990WX, the new processor top-end brand, with 32 inner cores and 64 data processing threads, thanks to the use of SMT (Simultaneous Multi Threading) technology.

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Paradox Soul game is available on Steam: chilling fight for exploration and survival

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Paradox Soul is now available on Steam. It is a 2D explorative action-shooter hybrid where you play Dr Alli Rose who is a research scientist who stumbles across a peculiar test facility, determined to unravel the mystery and take on whatever evil is in her path. In the game, you shoot, cover and dash your way through this nightmarish Metroidvania game.

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Synology DS216j review: new affordable NAS for home

Synology DS216j review

The specialist network storage systems (NAS) Synology has announced the newest addition to its portfolio of home – oriented devices. This is the Synology DiskStation DS216j , a simple but powerful NAS two bays that already can buy a recommended price 175 euros with VAT included.

The DS216j incorporates a dual-core processor seeing improved performance over previous versions of DS216 with the addition of an integrated floating point unit that accelerates the generation of thumbnails. Similarly, the new processor allows the NAS generate speeds of data transmission 112.75 MB / s read and 97.6 MB of writing, but always depends on the speed of the hard drives we install within and the ability of the network to which we connect the DS216j.

Synology DS216j reviews

According to Synology, the DS216j consumes only 6.95 watts when both disks in hibernation, reaching a maximum consumption of 14.85 watts with both at full capacity. Thanks to these features, users can enjoy an experience fast and efficient use. Synology DS214se specs can be read here.

On the other hand, as always it Synology NAS uses the DSM interface (Disk Station Manager) brand, one of the best operating systems for NAS which allows almost any task, from integration with domains and creating LUN to volume configuration or RAID systems and internal course management applications, Synology NAS because as it allows access from outside the network with File DS and other applications.

review of Synology DS216j

Has said Jason Fan, product manager of Synology, “Thanks to the intuitive user interface of Synology, its platform to date and its versatile features, we expect the DS216j to become one of the best servers for Hoga. It is aimed at users who need a NAS to play, share and synchronize media content in the home, in addition to store data clear “.

As we advanced at first, Synology has already put on its website the new DS216j available to users at a price of 175.45 euros including VAT, and should soon reach its network of distributors and usual shops.

MSI Z170A Krait Gaming X3 launched

MSI Z170A Krait Gaming X3 review

On the thirtieth anniversary of MSI as a manufacturer of motherboards, it has released a new top-end motherboard for socket LGA115, the MSI Z170A Krait Gaming X3 . The new motherboard has four slots DDR4 RAM and features a SATA Express connector and another connector NVMe to cover all storage options that want to install it without fear users that are becoming obsolete.

MSI Z170A Krait Gaming X3 reviews

The new motherboard MSI Z170A Krait Gaming x3 has the white color scheme and distinctive black of the Krait family base MSI plates with bright white applied to heat sinks and ports, contrasting with the PCB black and touches of red reminiscent of the origins “Gaming” family. Leaving these details aside, the MSI Z170A Krait Gaming 3X is a new offering in the segment of equipment where premium performance and is designed and manufactured using the ATX form factor that allows maximum scalability in terms of components internal refers to this type of computers.

MSI Z170A Krait Gaming X3 benchmark

The MSI Z170A Krait Gaming X3 gets the energy for operation of two power connectors, one main 24-pin and one 8-pin power EPS, apart from employing a VRM 7 phases in charge of conditioning energy for for processing coils which employs high capacity “Titanium”.

The LGA1151 socket is connected to four DIMM slots DDR4 memory with a maximum speed of DDR4-3600 supported, which have been configured to use the dual-channel and two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. The remaining expansion slots of the plate include a third slot PCIe 3.0 x16 (electrical connection with x4) which is connected to the Z170 PCH, and four PCIe 3.0 x1 slots other.

Storage connectivity includes an M.2 slot with a data transmission capacity of 32 Gb / s, a SATA-Express port 16 Gb / s capacity and six SATA3 ports 6 Gb / s. The integrated audio card with a Audio Boost ditch solution that provides dual headphone amplifiers, specific capacitors for audio applications, degree of isolation layer of soil, Nahimic Audio Enhancer and 115 dBA SNR CODEC. The network architecture is performed by a controller Intel I219-V GbE. Modern connectivity includes two USB 3.1 ports (one each of type A and type C on the rear panel) and six USB 3.0 ports.

Galaxy S Tab Pro with Windows 10 price: on sale in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S Tab Pro with Windows 10 is on sale in Europe and it packs some great specs. This include the dual core Intel Core M3 6y30 processor that runs at 900MHz which can run at 2.2 GHz under heavy load. The processor is accompanied by Intel HD graphics 515 integrated chip that runs between 300-850MHz. It will go on sale for about 999 euros.

Galaxy S TabPro with Windows 10 price

Other Samsung Galaxy S Tab Pro specs include 128GB SSD, 4GB of RAM and windows 10 home operating system. There are three variants of it: wi-fi only version at 999 euros, windows 10 pro version at 1099 euros and LTE windows 10 pro variant at 1199 euros. Intel Core M3 6y30 benchmark can be seen here.

While you can purchase the entry level Surface Pro 4 at this price, you must keep in mind that Surface Pro does not come with type keyboard cover and you must shell out more money to get it.

Yoga 710 and 5101, Ideapad Miix 310 launched at MWC 2016

Yoga 710 and 5101 review

Lenovo presented at a conference in MWC 2016 its new laptops equipped with operating system Windows 10 : the Yoga 710 and 5101 and Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 a 2 in 1 that can be used both as a laptop and tablet.

Yoga 710 and 5101, Ideapad Miix 310 review

In the words of Lenovo, “We have realized the need for users today is the ability to work on multiple devices. For example, they can send a message from your smartphone, work on your laptop and read on your tablet. Therefore the design of our new devices include the ability to use the laptop as a tablet, so that users can have the versatility of these devices with the convenience of being able to type on a keyboard with the full power of the latest generation Intel processors but still maintaining a huge battery life. ”

We started talking about the new Lenovo Yoga 11 or 710 14-inch laptop that weighs only 1.04 kg and therefore is ideal for carry it everywhere. Equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor sixth generation (in the 14-inch model) or Intel Core m5 (in 11-inch), which together with Windows 10 makes it an extremely powerful despite its size and weight device. also integrates a 256 GB SSD, WiFi 20% more powerful than previous models and as an option can be integrated Nvidia GeForce graphics. In all cases it has a Full HD display and up to 8 hours of battery life.

Meanwhile, the Lenovo Yoga 5101 offers a completely renovated with respect to the previous generation design, delivering 50% more battery life (reaches up to 8.5 hours) and is lighter than its predecessor. As with Yoga 710 and Yoga 3 Pro, the 5101 is a convertible that can be used in four different positions, although in this case weighs 1.75 kg (version 14-inch) or 2.08 Kg (15 inches) and is powered by hardware AMD (Intel Core i7 but AMD Radeon R7 M460 processor 2 GB).

Finally, we must mention the affordable Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310, a two in one that can separate the screen keyboard and weighing only 580 grams. It offers a wide range of connectivity (including LTE optional) and features a 10-inch Full HD resolution that will delight any user. Includes 64 GB of internal storage, 4 GB of RAM and Intel Core processors M. The best part is that its price of 269 euros.

The new Lenovo Yoga 710 will hit stores in May this year at a starting price of 799 euros for the 11-inch model and the 14-inch 899. For its part, the Yoga arrive in April 5101 at a price of 479 euros 14-inch model and 699 euros 15. Finally, the Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 hit stores in June at a starting price of 269 euros in its most basic model. Obviously these prices will be increased if we choose more powerful hardware options.

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 specifications, 4k Windows tablet

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 has been announced by thru Japanese giant and it is one of the few tablets out there with 4k resolution. Powered by fifth generation Intel Core I-series processor, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 specifications include Intel Core i5 5300u processor with dual cores and quad threading support, 8 gigabytes of memory and 256GB solid state drive.

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 specifications

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1’s i5 5300u processor runs at a clock speed of 2.3GHz clock speed and has support for vPro platform. Here is 5300u benchmark. Graphics are handled by the Intel HD Graphics 5500 that has maximum dynamic frequency of 900MHz. So Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 can easily meet even the most demanding tasks easily.

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 specification

That said, the highlight of Panasonic Toughpad FZ-Y1 is its 20 inch display packing 4k 3840 * 2560 pixel resolution. This gives you whopping 230 PPI on its massive display featuring IPS Alpha tech. This display can operated through touch, as well as through digital stylus.

Rest of its specs include dual band IEEE 802.11 a / ​​b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0, three USB 3.0 ports, SDXC memory card slot, HD video (720p) camera, HDMI 2.0, Smart Card Reader, Mini Display Port, and LAN. Components enclosed in a housing have thickness of 12.5 millimeters with weight of only 2.41 kg. Windows 8.1 Pro runs on it.

Intel Xeon E7-8895 v3 specifications, The most powerful processor for servers

Intel Xeon E7-8895 v3 was quietly launched today by the company and it currently the most powerful x86 processor for servers. Intel Xeon E7-8895 v3 has total of 18 cores which with hyper threading gives you 36 logical cores that can be configured on the fly depending on the load.

Intel Xeon E7-8895 v3 specifications

Intel Xeon E7-8895 v3 specifications: 22 nm Haswell-EX processor with base frequency of 2.6 GHz and 3.5 GHz in turbo more, a 45 MB cache, DDR3 / DDR4 memory that supports up to 1536 GB of memory and 32 PCI-Express 3.0 lines with a TDP of 175 watts.

As mentioned earlier, you can change the number of cores in action and the operating frequency at any time remotely without having to make any changes physically. However, these functions are currently only supported by the Oracle Server X5-4 that was announced recently.

For now, the  Xeon E7-8895 v3 is only available to Oracle customers, and nobody knows when it will be sold to other customers. Price tag is also unknown but it will be close to 7200 dollars.

Hisense Sero 8 Pro specifications, equipped with Rockchip RK3288

Hisense Sero 8 Pro is the newest tablet from European manufacture. Hisense Sero 8 Pro specifications include quad-core Rockchip RK3288, 2GB of RAM and up to 32GB of internal storage. It is already on sale in Germany and Italy for 199 euro.

Hisense Sero 8 Pro review

The tablet runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system and features Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11b / g / n and has a weight of 335 grams and features 8 inch LCD display packing retina resolution which means you get 2048 × 1536 pixels onboard. A variety of applications come already installed including YouTube, Google Maps, Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify and Photos.

Hisense Sero 8 Pro is an ideal tool for entertainment and business thanks to quad-core Rockchip RK3288 processor which supports multi threading as well. The processor is backed by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM sotrage expandable up to 32GB.

The tablet is equipped with dual cameras, 2MP front and 5 megapixel rear camera. The internal battery with a capacity of 4500mAh and a charging time of no more than four hours. It offers 300 hours in standby mode and up to 10 hours with the simultaneous use. Hisense Sero 8 Pro is available in Italy and other parts of Europe at the price of 199 Euros.