ECS LIVA Z2 review: a mini PC with Intel Gemini Lake that plays 4K without problems

ECS LIVA Z2

Despite the fact that smart televisions carry more and more functionalities and allow us to reproduce all kinds of content, sometimes it is preferable to have a computer directly connected to have total flexibility. Today we analyze the ECS LIVA Z2, a mini PC with Windows 10 and Intel Gemini Lake 14 nm processor capable of decoding HEVC by hardware, the codec used by 4K videos.

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HP Omen 15 2018 review: gaming laptop is renewed to be more powerful and compact

HP Omen 15 2018 review

Last May, HP announced the renewal of its range of HP Omen 15 gaming notebooks, renewal in which, in addition to some small changes in the design to improve cooling and screen hinges, the manufacturer has taken the opportunity to install state-of-the-art hardware, such as an Intel Coffee Lake processor or NVIDIA GTX 1060 or GTX 1070 graphics. We have already had this new portable gaming in our hands, and then we leave you our experiences.

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Most expensive MacBook Pro 2018 now costs almost 8000 euros

Apple today introduced its new range of high performance laptops, the Apple MacBook Pro 2018. These new laptops will incorporate several improvements in the hardware they will assemble, among which we can highlight the new Intel processors with Coffee Lake cores and six cores and twelve process threads, to create the most powerful MacBook Pro to date.

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Thermaltake Core P5 TG Ti, an open ATX case with tempered glass that you can hang on the wall

Thermaltake Core P5 TG Ti review

The manufacturer of computer boxes Thermaltake, has presented its new model Core P5 TG Ti, equipped with a thick tempered glass sheet on its side, which allows unobstructed view inside the box. This new model allows its installation hanging directly from a wall, apart from lying down and in an upright position.

The concept of open box is not one that is very modern, but it is one that is forgetting to get enough strength among users of computer cases. Certain brands such as Lian Li or Thermaltake is betting strongly for this segment of users who are looking for a very premium and colorful image on their personal computers, which makes these boxes open on all four sides, with the large sheet of tempered glass on their side left, allowing to see all the inside of it, are models of which many variants are currently being seen.

Thermaltake already has in its possession several models of its Core series of open boxes, which, generally, have had very good reviews in specialized portals, as well as acceptance among its public, since it is one of the few manufacturers of this type of boxes. computer that include a riser card among its accessories, to place the graphic card in such a way that it can be seen in all its extension, from the outside of the box, without problems.

The new Thermaltake Core P5 TG Ti makes the modularity of its construction, its great virtue. Thus, the box allows the installation of up to two graphics cards, either in the vertical position or in the horizontal position. Likewise, inside, users can install up to 5 storage units of 3.5 or 2.5 inches, either on the front, as on the back of the mounting plate of the motherboard, like that this model supports the use of radiators for liquid refrigeration up to 480 mm (4 x 120 mm) or 420 mm (3 x 140 mm).

The Core P5 TG Ti also has quite large internal tolerances. It allows the installation of heatsinks up to 180 mm in height and graphic cards up to 280 mm, if liquid cooling is used with reserve, or 30 mm if no reserve is used for liquid cooling. The maximum length of the power supply would be 200 mm.

However, what is going to attract the attention of its potential users is the possibility that this box model has to be used in three different positions : in the traditional vertical position, as in horizontal position, as hanging on a wall. It is in this last way that the box, of course, will be much more attractive for the users.

NVIDIA GTX 1180 on sale by a Vietnamese store are fake

It is clear that the supposed launch of the new graphics cards from NVIDIA, the GeForce GTX 1180, is a very controversial issue due to the almost total absence of information about this new and expected graphics model. So, it is not surprising that, as soon as the slightest hint of information appears to be real, almost all the media run to give it as such.

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Xiaomi Mi Laptop Air release date, price and specifications for Europe

Mi Laptop Air

Xiaomi has just presented its new Mi Laptop Air, a laptop with a minimalist design and quite striking features. Xiaomi has worked on the design of this laptop to adapt it to the current trends in the laptop market: we have a thin, thin and with few frames. As for its dimensions, we are talking about a notebook with a 13.3-inch diagonal Full HD screen that is inside a 309.6 x 210.9 x 14.8 mm computer.

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Can you play games on Intel HD 620 and HD 630? What games work at 60 FPS with these Intel HD 620/630?

Intel HD 620 and HD 630 games

The Intel HD 620 and HD 630 are the integrated graphics that incorporate the vast majority of Intel processors, especially in laptops and, although they can be used to play, logically they do not have the same performance as a dedicated graphics card from AMD or NVIDIA. However, what games are capable of moving at 60 FPS ? Let’s see it in this article.

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