Pine64 Release Quartz64, Announces SOQuartz Module

Pine64 Release Quartz64, Announces SOQuartz Module

Pine64 today announced that its Quartz64 single-board computer is now available and revealed a system-on-module (SoM) based on that design called the SOQuartz. The company said in February that the Quartz64 model-A would feature a Rockchip RK3566 SoC, a veritable smorgasbord of ports, and between 2GB and 8GB of LPDDR4 memory in a board measuring…

HP Elite Dragonfly Max Review: A Pricey 5G Follow-Up

HP Elite Dragonfly Max Review: A Pricey 5G Follow-Up

Today’s best HP Elite Dragonfly Max deals The original HP Elite Dragonfly challenged the Lenovo ThinkPad line with its style and excellent keyboard. Now, there’s a variant, the HP Elite Dragonfly Max ($2,199 to start, $2,789 as configured).  Despite the Max title implying that this device would be bigger, it’s actually the same size as…

AMD-Based Blade 14 Is Razer's First Ryzen Laptop

AMD-Based Blade 14 Is Razer’s First Ryzen Laptop

Razer announced its first AMD-based gaming laptop, the Razer Blade 14, during its E3 keynote. Until now, Razer had been the last major laptop manufacturer that had stuck exclusively with Intel. Razer is calling the new Blade “the most powerful 14-inch gaming laptop.” And with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor and GPU options ranging…

2TB Samsung 870 QVO SSD Hits New $179 Low

2TB Samsung 870 QVO SSD Hits New $179 Low

It’s been less than a year since Samsung took another step into the world of QLC drives with the 870 QVO, a 2.5 inch SSD that’s got higher capacity and slightly improved performance over typical SATA drives. Now the 870 QVO has hit a new low price, with the 2TB version specifically costing just $179.…

Roccat Kone Pro

Roccat Kone Pro Review: An Ergonomic Win

Today’s best Roccat Kone Pro deals When it comes to the shape of your best gaming mouse, you may prefer an ambidextrous design that’s symmetrical in shape or opt for an ergonomic mouse, which typically curves in a way that caters to the right-handed gamer’s thumb. The Roccat Kone Pro (and wireless Kone Pro Air)…

DDR5 Expected To Hit Mainstream Markets by 2023

DDR5 Expected To Hit Mainstream Markets by 2023

Analysts are predicting widespread DDR5 adoption will occur in 2022, starting with the server markets and enterprise world, according to a report by Micronews. Then in 2023, we will finally see widespread DDR5 adoption in the mainstream market, with phones, laptops, and PCs fully utilizing the technology. More specifically, estimates have it that we will…