Steam Deck Hands-On: PC Gaming in My Hands

Steam Deck Hands-On: PC Gaming in My Hands

Less than a month ago, Valve announced the Steam Deck, its AMD Zen 2-based take on portable PC gaming. The next day, pre-orders opened, making all of Steam, the company’s launcher and game distribution store creak under the load, signalling vast interest in the Steam Deck, as it was swiftly backordered to Q2 2022. We…

White House Backs Crypto Rules Favoring Mining-Based Consensus Mechanisms

White House Backs Crypto Rules Favoring Mining-Based Consensus Mechanisms

The White House joined the debate over U.S. cryptocurrency regulations Thursday by signaling its support of an amendment to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that favors mining-based consensus mechanisms over alternative solutions. CNBC reported that White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates issued an unexpected statement about the amendment proposed by U.S. Senators…

Corsair: DDR5 Modules Will Require Better Cooling

Corsair: DDR5 Modules Will Require Better Cooling

Leading suppliers of enthusiast-grade memory modules, such as Corsair, have already announced their upcoming DDR5 SDRAM sticks that feature rather unprecedented data transfer rates that start at 6400 MT/s and go all the way up to 12600 MT/s. To a large degree, such extreme speeds will be enabled by on-board power management ICs (PMIC) and voltage…