Dell’s new gaming monitors support variable refresh rate for consoles, not just PC

Dell has announced four gaming monitors, three of which are curved, that are releasing in the US between late May and late June. It unfortunately isn’t sharing prices for them yet, but the company says that all of them support AMD FreeSync Premium or Premium Pro, as well as variable refresh rate (VRR). VRR should […]

You can finally order a gaming monitor with HDMI 2.1, but it costs nearly $1,900

By this time next year, it’s very possible the best gaming monitors will feature HDMI 2.1 connectors, but that will depend in part on price and availability—monitor makers have been a bit slow getting HDMI 2.1 models out the door. To that end, the Asus ROG Strix XG438Q is now available to pre-order in the UK. That’s […]

Gigabyte is launching a tricked out 43-inch quantum dot 4K gaming display

At what point does a gaming monitor morph into a TV? Technically, when there’s a TV tuner built into it. That aside, however, Gigabyte is prepping a 43-inch “luxury” display that’s as big as a modest sized TV, but is built for playing games. Called the Aorus FV43U, Gigabyte teased the monitor on Facebook (via Videocardz), saying the […]

Visa Will Start Settling Transactions With Crypto Partners In USDC On Ethereum

Visa Inc. headquarters in Foster City, California Visa is piloting transaction settlement in stablecoins on the Ethereum blockchain.  The credit card provider that moves billions of dollars each day in 200 markets today announced it accepted the first settlement payment in U.S. Dollar Coin (USDC), a cryptocurrency pegged to U.S. dollar in a 1:1 ratio, […]

Samsung Develops a Super Fast 512GB DDR5 Memory Module

While consumers today typically use computers with 8GB or 16GB of DDR4 RAM inside, Samsung is pushing ahead with the next generation of memory modules. Its latest stick of RAM is a 512GB DDR5 module running at 7,200Mbps. The new module will be used in servers performing “the most extreme compute-hungry, high-bandwidth workloads.” That means supercomputers, artificial […]

Intel’s Rocket Lake Blasts Off With Fewer Cores, Higher Pricing

(Image credit: Intel) Intel has spent a long five months on the ropes after AMD’s Zen 3-powered Ryzen 5000 chips beat the company’s Comet Lake processors in every metric that matters, taking an unprecedented lead in our Best CPUs and CPU Benchmark hierarchy, but now Intel is finally blasting back with its 11th Gen Rocket Lake chips. Today Intel has finally revealed the official specs […]

This $20,000 Microsoft Flight Simulator rig is more expensive than some real planes

Nvidia’s modding team, known as GeForce Garage, has put together an irresponsibly large and immersive Microsoft Flight Sim rig that may only be rivaled by flying an actual plane. Amateur pilots eat your heart out.  The rig’s PC portion uses a beefy EK water-cooled system, powered by none other than the Geforce RTX 3080, running Microsoft […]