Raijintek Ermis 550B PSU Review

Available for $65 and with great performance per dollar, the Raijintek Ermis 550B does manage to attract attention, especially as there currently aren’t many budget-oriented SFX offerings available.

Available for $65 and with great performance per dollar, the Raijintek Ermis 550B does manage to attract attention, especially as there currently aren't many budget-oriented SFX offerings available.

Intel Opens D1X-Mod3 Fab Expansion; Moves Up Intel 18A Manufacturing to H2’2024

Intel for the last few years has been undergoing a major period of manufacturing expansion for the company. While the more recent announcements of new facilities in Ohio and Germany have understandably taken a lot of the spotlight – especially g…

Intel for the last few years has been undergoing a major period of manufacturing expansion for the company. While the more recent announcements of new facilities in Ohio and Germany have understandably taken a lot of the spotlight – especially given their importance to Intel’s Foundry Services plans – Intel has been working even longer on expanding their existing facilities for their own use. The company’s development of next-generation EUV and Gate-All-Around-style transistors (RibbonFET) not only requires creating and refining the underlying technology, but it also just flat out requires more space. A lot of it.

To that end, Intel today is holding a grand opening in Oregon for the Mod3 expansion of D1X, the company’s primary development fab. The expansion, first announced back in 2019, is the third such mod (module) and second expansion for Intel’s main dev fab to be built since D1X’s initial construction in 2010. And in keeping with tradition for Intel fab launches and expansions, the company is making something of an event of it, including bringing Oregon’s governor out to show off their $3 Billion investment.

But fanfare aside, the latest mod for the fab is a genuinely important one for Intel: not only does it add a further 270,000 square feet of clean room space to the facility – expanding D1X by about 20% – but it’s the only fab module that’s big enough to support the High Numerical Aperture (High NA) EUV tool that Intel will be using starting with its 18A process. ASML’s forthcoming TWINSCAN EXE:5200 EUV tool is designed to be their most powerful yet, but it’s also quite a bit larger than the NXE 3000 series EUV tools Intel is using for their first generation EUV processes (Intel 4/3). It’s so big that D1X’s ceiling is too low to fit the machine, never mind support its weight.

Microsoft is experimenting with a macOS-like ‘Peek’ feature for Windows 11

If you don’t use an Apple machine, Quick Look allows macOS fans to swiftly preview files by pressing the space bar when one is highlighted and selected. This is tremendously useful for sorting through large groups of similarly-named text documents, but…


If you don't use an Apple machine, Quick Look allows macOS fans to swiftly preview files by pressing the space bar when one is highlighted and selected. This is tremendously useful for sorting through large groups of similarly-named text documents, but it can be used for media files as well.

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 had the best opening weekend of any video game movie

The original Sonic the Hedgehog generated $58 million domestically at the box office on opening weekend when it premiered in early 2020 right before the pandemic started shutting everything down. The haul set a new high mark for a film based on a video…


The original Sonic the Hedgehog generated $58 million domestically at the box office on opening weekend when it premiered in early 2020 right before the pandemic started shutting everything down. The haul set a new high mark for a film based on a video game, a category that studios have...

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Latest AOC Porsche Design monitor is a 32-inch 144Hz mini LED 4K display, 1600 nits and HDMI 2.1

AOC has been collaborating with Porsche on monitors since 2017, when it brought out the PDS241 and PDS271. The Agon Pro PD32M might have a similar stylish design, but the technology has moved on over the last five years.


AOC has been collaborating with Porsche on monitors since 2017, when it brought out the PDS241 and PDS271. The Agon Pro PD32M might have a similar stylish design, but the technology has moved on over the last five years.

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UVK Ultra Virus Killer eliminates malware, optimizes your PC

UVK is a multi-tool that helps you remove many forms of malware and spyware. It also features repair, cleanup and optimize tools designed to keep Windows running smoothly.


UVK is a multi-tool that helps you remove many forms of malware and spyware. It also features repair, cleanup and optimize tools designed to keep Windows running smoothly.

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Apple could face additional EU antitrust charges in music streaming probe sparked by Spotify

European regulators are preparing sweeping legislation that could force open Apple’s walled garden, among other things. The Cupertino giant has long maintained that iOS is safer than Android because of an insistence on only allowing users to install ap…


European regulators are preparing sweeping legislation that could force open Apple's walled garden, among other things. The Cupertino giant has long maintained that iOS is safer than Android because of an insistence on only allowing users to install apps from the App Store, but the new rules will put that...

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China grants its first video game license since July

A document seen by Reuters shows that Party Star was granted the ISBN license required by China for developers to publish games on the mainland. It is reportedly one of a batch of titles that have received the licenses. The National Press and Publicati…


A document seen by Reuters shows that Party Star was granted the ISBN license required by China for developers to publish games on the mainland. It is reportedly one of a batch of titles that have received the licenses. The National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) has distributed a list...

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PowerColor Radeon RX 6750XT Red Devil graphics card listing points to imminent RDNA 2 refresh

The rumor mill has pointed to an AMD Radeon 6000 series refresh for a while now, but things have been relatively quiet as the release window moved from late April to early May. RDNA 3 GPUs likely won’t be ready until late 2022 at the earliest, and that…


The rumor mill has pointed to an AMD Radeon 6000 series refresh for a while now, but things have been relatively quiet as the release window moved from late April to early May. RDNA 3 GPUs likely won't be ready until late 2022 at the earliest, and that's only if...

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Watch this: larger, thinner Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra survives durability test better than iPad Pro

The excellent JerryRigEverything YouTube channel carried out one of its famous durability tests on the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. For something that appears quite fragile, it took the abuse very well.


The excellent JerryRigEverything YouTube channel carried out one of its famous durability tests on the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. For something that appears quite fragile, it took the abuse very well.

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Sega says its Super Game initiative could include NFTs and cloud streaming

There has been a lot of speculation about Sega’s five-year Super Game initiative since it was revealed during its financial results presentation last May. An interview on Sega Japan’s recruitment website last month (translated by VGC) has shed more lig…


There has been a lot of speculation about Sega's five-year Super Game initiative since it was revealed during its financial results presentation last May. An interview on Sega Japan's recruitment website last month (translated by VGC) has shed more light on the project.

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Sennheiser CX True Wireless Earphones Review

Sennheiser aims high with its new TrueResponse dynamic driver system for a new generation of true wireless earphones, and we examine its budget-friendly CX True Wireless in more detail. It comes in two color options and promises long battery life by ke…

Sennheiser aims high with its new TrueResponse dynamic driver system for a new generation of true wireless earphones, and we examine its budget-friendly CX True Wireless in more detail. It comes in two color options and promises long battery life by keeping things simple and effective.

How to Take Screenshots in Windows Like a Pro

Whether you need to save information for later, collaborate with others, or share troubleshooting information, screenshots are a powerful tool that can be worth a thousand words.


Whether you need to save information for later, collaborate with others, or share troubleshooting information, screenshots are a powerful tool that can be worth a thousand words.

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Elon Musk will not join the Twitter board of directors, leaving him free to launch a potential takeover

Agrawal previously announced that Musk would be appointed to the board contingent on a background check and formal acceptance. The appointment was to become effective immediately, but Musk decided against the move.


Agrawal previously announced that Musk would be appointed to the board contingent on a background check and formal acceptance. The appointment was to become effective immediately, but Musk decided against the move.

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Mobile carriers halve the price of the Galaxy S22 in South Korea after throttling issues surface

Samsung has included the Game Optimizing Service (GOS) on its phones since 2016. It pre-emptively reduces the SoC’s workload in games, but also in apps like Netflix and Spotify to prevent overheating and to lengthen battery life. All phones have power …


Samsung has included the Game Optimizing Service (GOS) on its phones since 2016. It pre-emptively reduces the SoC's workload in games, but also in apps like Netflix and Spotify to prevent overheating and to lengthen battery life. All phones have power management software with a similar purpose, but GOS attempts...

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A Japanese data center is using waste heat to farm eels

The White Data Center (WDC) launched for business last year in April, but construction of the facility is still ongoing. Meanwhile, efforts are being directed towards establishing a farming venture that will use recycled water warmed by its servers’ co…


The White Data Center (WDC) launched for business last year in April, but construction of the facility is still ongoing. Meanwhile, efforts are being directed towards establishing a farming venture that will use recycled water warmed by its servers' cooling system.

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Check out this fist-sized socket for next-gen AMD Epyc CPUs

AMD announced the Epyc 7004 CPU series, codenamed Genoa, in November last year. It uses the Zen 4 architecture and is built on the TSMC N5 node, and features 12-channel DDR5 and PCIe 5.0. The CPUs will have as many as 96 cores / 192 threads and as few …


AMD announced the Epyc 7004 CPU series, codenamed Genoa, in November last year. It uses the Zen 4 architecture and is built on the TSMC N5 node, and features 12-channel DDR5 and PCIe 5.0. The CPUs will have as many as 96 cores / 192 threads and as few as 16 cores / 32 threads.

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SpaceX and Axiom Space launch first fully-private crew mission to the ISS

Axiom Space, together with SpaceX, successfully launched their first private crew mission on Friday. The four astronauts launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. They will arrive at the ISS tomorrow, making this th…


Axiom Space, together with SpaceX, successfully launched their first private crew mission on Friday. The four astronauts launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. They will arrive at the ISS tomorrow, making this the first all-private human spaceflight mission to the station.

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Google Maps will soon display traffic lights, stop signs, and tolls

The first of several additions coming to Google Maps is information about tolls so drivers can better plan how much a trip will cost. Android and iOS users in the US, India, Japan, and Indonesia can see estimated toll prices for their destinations befo…


The first of several additions coming to Google Maps is information about tolls so drivers can better plan how much a trip will cost. Android and iOS users in the US, India, Japan, and Indonesia can see estimated toll prices for their destinations before turning on navigation starting later this...

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