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New information about AMD’s Zen CPUs

New information coming from, in theory, an official route sheet from AMD has allowed us to see new details on AMD’s new Zen CPUs, a much waited generation that could be the revulsive that Sunnyvale’s giant needs.

Don’t get me wrong, the red giant offers an excellent price-performance ratio within its processors, but has been left far behind Intel in terms of monofilament performance and efficiency.

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Shuttle DS57U, bare bone with Broadwell and without fans

The Shuttle DS57U is a mini-PC sold in a bare bone format, with the latest Intel Broadway processor and a cooling design without those annoying fans.

There’s no doubt that mini-PCs are trend now as a desktop pc due to its versatility and reduced size, to place it anywhere on the desktop, in the living room or to use it as a light client in companies.

Shuttle DS57U

The latest model from one of the reference manufacturers in the mini PC sector uses an Intel Celeron 3205U processor, a 1.5 GHz dual core, Intel integrated graphics and a 15v max TDP. It is the basic model since Shuttle offers 3 other configurations up to the Core i7-5500U one.

In every case, the Shuttle 1.3L comes with a metal chassis, Display port and double HDMI outputs, COM ports, LAN Gigabit, Wi-Fi, USB 3.0 and 2.0, audio connectors and memory cards reader.

It is being offered in a bare bone format so that the user provides the RAM and storage with 2 SODIMM slots with up to 16 GB DDR3, a 2.5 inch hard drive or a mSATA support connector for solid storage.

The user will also have to install the operative system, supporting Windows 7, 8 and Linux. Its VESA support allows to place it vertically on the desktop, wall or behind the monitor. The recommended price for the Shuttle DS57U is 234 Euros and should be available soon in the European market.

Lenovo explains how to uninstall SuperFish

Lenovo is reacting quickly in the case of Superfish. A couple hours ago, the CTO, Peter Hortensius, recognized the problem and explained that they are already working on an automated tool that will allow any user to uninstall this adware from their computer in just a few minutes and without any technical knowledge. They have also published a complete list of computers that used to come with it from series from September to December 2014.

  • G Series: G410, G510, G710, G40-70, G50-70, G40-30, G50-30, G40-45, G50-45
  • U Series: U330P, U430P, U330Touch, U430Touch, U530Touch
  • Y Series: Y430P, Y40-70, Y50-70
  • Z Series: Z40-75, Z50-75, Z40-70, Z50-70
  • S Series: S310, S410, S40-70, S415, S415Touch, S20-30, S20-30Touch
  • Flex Series: Flex2 14D, Flex2 15D, Flex2 14, Flex2 15, Flex2 14(BTM), Flex2 15(BTM), Flex 10
  • MIIX Series: MIIX2-8, MIIX2-10, MIIX2-11
  • YOGA Series: YOGA2Pro-13, YOGA2-13, YOGA2-11BTM, YOGA2-11HSW
  • E Series: E10-30

To uninstall SuperFish manually from your computer you just have to follow these steps:

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ASUS ROG G751JY-DH72X Gaming Laptop Review

Introduction

Lately we have seen excellent gaming systems of all kinds, but one of the classics within the portable gaming world is definitely ASUS. Its first designs marked a new path and its latest generations, inspired in Stealth fighters, and are usually a good choice for those looking for something with gaming character, but without strident design.

The new ASUS ROG G751 is their new generation with small improvements in design and it incorporates the latest technologies in the form of Haswell processors of four powerful cores, Nvidia graphics cards of Maxwell architecture, new storage systems and new latest generation screens in order to get a general result of excellent performance in a highly refined chassis.ASUS ROG G751JY-DH72X

Technical features

The new ASUS ROG G751 DH72X is a 17” screen laptop that as with some things we’ve tested lately, it seems so compact. It’s a wonder at all levels, a great laptop, which is not cheap. Its price is around 2800 dollars, which it’s still a great price for the best ASUS gaming laptop in this generation.ASUS ROG G751JY-DH72X

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Transcend launches their new DDR4 modules

Transcend has announced the launch of their new DDR4 2.133 MHz memories, in UDIMM, RDIMM, ECC-DIMM and ECC SO-DIMM formats, totally compatibles with Intel Xeon E5-2600 V3 and Haswell-E servers with X99 chipsets.

The new DDR4 promise to bring better stability and less power consumption in 1.2V. Transcend will offer the modules from 4 to 32 B capacity, handling 2.133Mhz speeds.

The DDR4 from Transcend will be available from dealerships within the next days, while the brand modules designed for the consumer market should be launched within the next months

Cherry Keyboard and Mouse combo with 128 bit AES encryption

Wireless peripheral are very common. What are not that common are the ones that make their connections securely so that no one else can intercept our writings or even track our mouse movements.

Cherry Keyboard and Mouse

Cherry has thought of that and has announced the JD-0400EU wireless keyboard and mouse set, whose main characteristic is that the wireless connection transmissions have a 128 bit AES encryption.

In terms of design and characteristics, both peripherals are nothing out of this world: membrane keyboard with SX switches that transmit up to 10 million keystrokes, while the mouse has a life of 45000 hours.

The price has not been specified yet but it surely won’t be very high.

New NVIDIA 347.52 WHQL driver Download

We have another NVIDIA driver, the 347.52 version with WHQL certificate, which comes to give support to some of the new titles and to improve the performance of many others:

NVIDIA 347.52 WHQL

The new driver comes to optimize and give support to the SLI a “Evolve”, also to give support and improve the performance of the GTX 980, 970 and 960 with different titles and resolutions, as we can see. The percentages shown on the table below are a comparison with the previous 347.25 WHQL version. Some security patches are included and a PhysX software update as well.

You can download your driver version from the following link.

BenQ XL2420G Gaming Monitor Review

Although NVIDIA’s G-SYNC technology has been among us for over a year, it hasn’t been until the last few months that we’ve started to see monitors specially designed to make the most of a reasonable price, always taking into account the fact that we’re talking about high quality peripherals aimed at a public range where price is not the most important variable. We’ve tested the new BenQ XL2420G and this are our impressions.

 

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In spite of its clear “gaming” orientation, the new BenQ monitor displays a discrete and almost conservative esthetic, except for subtle parts in red. The panel fits very easily in one of the best supports we’ve seen in years, with height adjustment (130 mm.) and inclination (from -5°to +20°) and that incorporates solutions as practical as a cable conductor and a transport hook.

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Along the bezel we find capacitive tactile buttons to control menus, the power button and the integrated IR emitter (necessary for 3D mode). Unlike other models, BenQ has situated it on the lower bezel, which may be a problem if we use bulky peripherals as a wheel or a joystick with throttle. The firm also includes the S-Switch, a control system where we can select between three predefined modes and navigate through the configuration menus more comfortably.

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