Best INTEL Processor For Mid to High-End Gaming PC

Intel offers several processors that are widely held to be some of the best CPU's around for PC gaming systems. They exist in a natural progress of both performance and price, but that does not mean the most expensive is necessarily the best choice. It's all about what you plan to do with your system and what your long and short term budgets are. For … Continue reading Best INTEL Processor For Mid to High-End Gaming PC

Winter Olympics 2018: Inside the Opening Ceremonies Drone Show

The opening ceremony of any Olympics provides pageantry at a global scale, a celebration that, at its best, can create moments every bit as indelible as the games themselves. For the Pyeongchang Games, those watching the curtain-raiser at home also witnessed a sight never seen before: a record-setting 1,218 drones joined in a mechanical murmuration. Drone shows like the one on display at the Pyeongchang … Continue reading Winter Olympics 2018: Inside the Opening Ceremonies Drone Show

Before HomePod: History of the short-lived iPod Hi-Fi

The reviews are in and HomePod is finally here, but let’s take one last look at Apple’s short-lived home speaker from 2006, the iPod Hi-Fi. The similarities between the two launches are deeply similar, although I think the timing of HomePod’s launch suggests it won’t face the same fate as iPod Hi-Fi anytime soon. 9to5Mac Happy Hour “We’ve got some fun things to introduce today. … Continue reading Before HomePod: History of the short-lived iPod Hi-Fi

A Smaller Take on X299

The EVGA X299 Micro Motherboard is mid-range microATX offering aiming to please a wide range of users but isn’t marketed towards any one function in particular. It supports 2-way SLI, includes a U.2 port, an M.2 slot, and has Wi-Fi connectivity via an included card. It sits as the second smallest commercial X299 motherboard, behind the X299E-ITX. For the X299 platform, as they did with X99, … Continue reading A Smaller Take on X299

NVIDIA Announces Record Q4 2018 Results

This afternoon NVIDIA announced yet another record quarter, with revenues of $2.91 billion, which is up 34% from a year ago. Gross margin was 61.9%, and operating income was up 46% to $1.07 billion. Net income for the quarter was $1.12 billion, up 71% from a year ago, which provided diluted earnings per share of $1.78. NVIDIA Q4 2018 Financial Results (GAAP)   Q4’2018 Q3’2018 … Continue reading NVIDIA Announces Record Q4 2018 Results