DDR4-5000 / 5133/5333 kits added to HyperX Predator memory line / News / Overclockers.ua

Kingston Technology has expanded its HyperX Predator DDR4 memory portfolio with new 16GB (2x 8GB) enthusiast kits. These kits are characterized by an effective frequency from 5000 to 5333 MHz, CL19-CL20 delays and a supply voltage of 1.55-1.6 V. Looking ahead, we note that only enthusiasts and overclockers with a tight wallet can afford these kits.

HyperX Predator DDR4

The HyperX Predator DDR4-5000 / 5133/5333 trims are based on selected Hynix D-die memory chips. The modules are equipped with aluminum heat sinks, support XMP 2.0 overclocking profiles and come with a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty. RGB LED lighting is not provided. The technical characteristics and prices of new products can be found in the table.

HyperX Predator DDR4

HyperX Predator DDR4-5000 / 5133/5333 16GB Kits will be officially shipping in the coming weeks.

A source:
TechPowerUp

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Which are the most powerful Android smartphones: AnTuTu ranking

Punctual as every month, even in May the ranking of more powerful smartphones according to the benchamark AnTuTu. Although these are data “synthetics“and not resulting from real use, AnTuTu is very reliable because it replicates the functions of many popular apps and measures execution times.


From the results emerges a clear winner and unattainable by competitors, at least for high-end smartphones: it is the processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, present on all, absolutely all, the top 10 fastest smartphones according to AnTuTu. If we go down to the mid-range, however, things change a lot and there are six processors: The Mediatek Dimensity 820, the Snapdragon 768G, 765G e 750G, i Kirin 985 e 820. Some of the smartphones tested by AnTuTu and returned to the top ten, however, are unfortunately not marketed in Italy or in other European countries. Here are the rankings relating to the top of the range and the mids, with the data updated at the end of April.

AnTuTu top-of-the-range smartphone ranking

Here are the ten winners, according to AnTuTu, among the top-of-the-range smartphones:

  1. Black Shark 4 Pro: 860.467 punti
  2. Oppo Find X3 Pro: 831,801 points
  3. Nubia Red Magic 6 Pro: 828.649 punti
  4. OnePlus 9 Pro: 826.004 points
  5. Lenovo Legion 2 Pro: 821,571 points
  6. Vivo X60 Pro Plus: 815,884 points
  7. iQOO 7: 815,589 points
  8. OnePlus 9: 809,703 points
  9. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra: 808.131 points
  10. Xiaomi Mi 11: 801.900 points

All these smartphones have a Snapdragon 888 processor and an amount of RAM between 8 and 16 GB.

AnTuTu average smartphone ranking

Here are the ten winners, according to AnTuTu, among mid-range smartphones:

  1. Redmi 10X 5G (Dimensity 820, 8 + 128 GB): 455.838 points
  2. iQOO Z3 (Snapdragon 768G, 8 + 256GB): 447,608 points
  3. Nova 8 Pro (Kirin 985, 8 + 128 GB): 442,944 points
  4. Honor 30 (Kirin 985, 8 + 128 GB): 438,863 points
  5. Huawei Nova 8 (Kirin 985, 8 + 128 GB): 438,023 points
  6. Huawei Nova 7 (Kirin 985, 8 + 128 GB): 436,285 points
  7. Honor X10 (Kirin 820, 8 + 128 GB): 418,632 points
  8. Huawei-Nova 7 SE (Kirin 820, 8 + 128 GB): 408,966 points
  9. Redmi Note 9 Pro 5 (Snapdragon 750G, 8+256 GB): 402.060 punti
  10. Oppo Reno5 5G (Snapdragon 765G, 8 + 128 GB): 401,045 points

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Disclosed characteristics of Intel DG2 video accelerators / News / Overclockers.ua

German journalist Igor Wallossek (Igor Wallossek) got hold of fresh details about graphics accelerators Intel DG2. According to the chipmaker’s plans, the release of the first video adapters of this family will take place before the end of this year. Through his own sources, Mr. Vallossek found out more precise dates.


Intel Iris Xe graphics card by ASUS

The main focus of the processor giant is on mobile 3D accelerators and plans to launch serial production of junior solutions in October-November. At the same time, top-end GPUs will be sent to the conveyor between mid-December and early March 2022. It will be possible to meet Intel DG2 video adapters in gaming laptops based on Tiger Lake-H and Alder Lake-P processors.

Intel DG2

There is still little information about the desktop modifications of the Intel DG2. To begin with, the processor giant wants to test its strength in the mobile market, and only after that enter the fight with AMD and Nvidia for the market for gaming video cards. Be that as it may, official details about DG2 video adapters will become known in the second half of 2021. The characteristics of 3D accelerators can be found below.

Intel DG2

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64TB Sabrent RocketQ Battleship PCI-E 4.0 x16 Hard Drive Coming

The American company Sabrent will soon establish the supply of the RocketQ Battleship solid-state drive, the preparation of which became known back in January. The device has a capacity of 64 TB, is made in the format of a single-slot expansion card with active cooling and a 6-pin additional power connector, and PCI Express 4.0 x16 acts as a connection interface.

Sabrent RocketQ Battleship

In fact, Sabrent RocketQ Battleship is a HighPoint SSD7540 RAID controller for eight NVMe M.2 drives. With its help, the vendor combined eight 8-terabyte SSD RocketQ into a RAID 0 array, achieving sequential read speeds up to 28 GB / s. Unfortunately, the rest of the drive’s parameters are not disclosed.

Sabrent RocketQ Battleship

If we talk about the cost of such an SSD, then Sabrent is keeping it a secret for now. Considering that one RocketQ NVMe drive with a capacity of 8 TB will cost $ 1299, then a 64 TB RocketQ Battleship will have to shell out more than ten thousand dollars.

A source:
TechPowerUp

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The GeForce RTX 3080 Ti video card can already be bought for $ 3,500 / News / Overclockers.ua

It has become increasingly difficult for Nvidia to keep track of its retail partners not selling graphics cards ahead of schedule. For example, entire batches of GeForce RTX 3060 ended up in the hands of “cyberstarters” long before the official start of sales. Now it’s the turn of the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. The most interesting thing is that this model has not yet been presented by the chip maker and, according to the available data, should go on sale only in a month.

MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Suppress X

A UAE retailer offers MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Suprim X graphics card for about $ 3,500. We add that this is not the first time that Middle Eastern stores start selling “hardware” before the official deadline. In most cases, for a novelty that has not yet been released, you will have to pay many times more than its recommended cost. According to unofficial sources, Nvidia itself estimated the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti at about $ 1000.

On the other hand, even if miners and PC enthusiasts from the United Arab Emirates shell out for the MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Suprim X, they will not be able to use it yet. A set of graphics drivers with support for the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is not yet freely available. Nvidia will release it only on the day the new graphics card is released.

A source:
VideoCardz

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Chia Coin Mining Already Used More Exabyte of Disk Space

Over the past weeks, the Chia Coin cryptocurrency has made a lot of noise in the information space, and also led to a shortage of large storage volumes. If, for example, Ethereum miners sweep off the shelves any video cards that are somehow suitable for mining, then in the case of a new currency, SSD and HDD act as “tools of labor”. We add that some manufacturers have already started warning miners about the loss of the warranty.

Mining Chia

The excitement around the mining of Chia Coin has led to the fact that in just a month the total capacity of the drives involved in the mining of cryptocurrency has grown almost tenfold – from 120 petabytes to 1.14 exabytes. Roughly speaking, in April, more than 50 thousand hard drives with a capacity of 20 TB were added to the existing drives.

Mining Chia

The impact of cryptocurrency on the storage market can be judged by Ukrainian retail. Nowadays, most high-capacity HDD models have disappeared from the shelves, and those that are available are offered at an overpriced price.

Mining Chia

Sources:
Tom’s Hardware
Rozetka

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TSMC is the most expensive chipmaker company in the world / News / Overclockers.ua

Recently TSMC filed a 20-F report with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which is a mandatory document for foreign companies listed on the US stock exchange. According to this data, the market value of the Taiwanese chipmaker is $ 636 billion. In turn, Google Finance and Yahoo Finance services estimate TSMC’s capitalization at $ 558 billion and $ 564 billion, respectively.

TSMC founder Morris Chang (Zhang Zhongmou)
TSMC founder Morris Zhang (Zhang Zhongmou)

In any case, this makes Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company the most valuable semiconductor company in the world. For comparison, Intel’s capitalization is about $ 235 billion, and Samsung Electronics is less than $ 500 billion.

TSMC

If we consider factoryless companies, then the undisputed leader is Apple with a market value of $ 2.26 billion. AMD has indicators of $ 103.5 billion, Nvidia – $ 383 billion, and Qualcomm – $ 157 billion. By the way, Apple is the largest and main customer of TSMC, and the rest of the companies mentioned also heavily dependent on Taiwanese.

Recall that in the first quarter of 2021, TSMC recorded the largest consolidated revenue in its history. This financial indicator increased by 16.7% compared to the first quarter of last year – to 362.41 billion Taiwan dollars ($ 12.74 billion).

A source:
WCCFTech

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Tom Brady may have violated an NFL rule with Buccaneers

The new quarterback of the Tampa Bay BuccaneersTom Brady was able to break an NFL rule by meeting with his offensive coordinator before the start of the offseason.

This would be the 42-year-old’s second mistake, the first was to train in a park, so the police sent him to his house for going out in the quarantine and the second was to have broken into the house of a stranger when he was looking for his offensive coordinator, Byron Leftwich.

Although Brady will not face legal charges for his mistakes, the teams in the NFL They want a penalty because they apparently broke a rule.

Well, according to NFL regulations, players and coaches can’t talk about the game, get together, or even see a playbook together before the start of a team’s offseason, and since that show hasn’t started yet for Tampa, Brady apparently he would have violated the rules of the competition by going to Leftwich’s house.

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Coronavirus: Tom Brady trains in the park, the police chase him – Sport

Being a superstar of the NFL, and winner of 6 titles, is not enough to be exempted from the prohibitions in force because of the coronavirus. American football icon Tom Brady who recently left the New England Patriots to sign for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was kicked out of a Florida city park where he was training alone.

It was noticed by a police patrol, who approached him pointing out that, even in those parts, the practice of sports in public parks is currently prohibited and has ordered him to return home, which Brady has done.

The news was given, during a press conference, by the mayor of Tampa Bay, Jane Castor. Subsequently, on the social accounts of the municipality of Tampa, a message from the same mayor appeared: “Sorry Tom Brady! Our parks are looking forward to welcoming you and yours with the most beautiful of our smiles. Until then but stay home, and do everything you can to help us lower the infection curve. ”

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