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Grab a system centered around the NVIDIA GTX 980 Ti from CYBERTRONPC

Pre-built PC companies are becoming more popular and if you're that way inclined, CYBERTRONPC has just announced that it will be adding the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti to its gaming PC line up.




The complete gaming series on offer here is the full-towerALPHA, the mid-towerSILENCER and the STRIKE-GTX2 which all contain facilities to host up the three NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti video cards within.


Based on the CM200 core, the GTX 980 Ti is certainly a force to be reckoned with, with three of them easily killing every game release to date.

Corsair unveils Bulldog, a liquid cooled PC for the living room

Computex 2015 - After teasing the Bulldog just last week, Corsair has fully unveiled its new Bulldog PC. The Bulldog is a DIY PC capable of 4K gaming, in a "gaming console-sized chassis".




The Bulldog system is a DIY kit filled with a liquid CPU cooler, PSU and motherboard, leaving room for customization and future upgrades. The Bulldog features proprietary liquid CPU and GPU cooling technology, offering desktop performance in a console-sized PC for your living room. Corsair will be including a Hydro Series H5SF liquid CPU cooler and HG10-based GPU that will offer a large amount of overclocking of both the CPU and GPU, while keeping the temperatures and noise levels down.


Inside, will be support for mini-ITX motherboards, and on the PSU side of things we have an 600W SFX power supply. The Bulldog will have support for NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan X, GTX 980 and GTX 970 - but with the launch of the GTX 980 Ti being so close to this - we're sure that Corsair will have support for NVIDIA's latest GM200-powered video card.

Continue reading 'Corsair unveils Bulldog, a liquid cooled PC for the living room' (full post)

Did you miss it? The 6th Generation Intel Skylake NUC specs are here

Set for release in Q3 (i3) and Q4 (i5), the 6th Generation Intel Core NUC isn't far away from hitting the market.




Featuring fanless technology when used in conjunction with rumored cases to be released by Akasa, HDPLEX, Streacom and cirrus7, this new technology will be paired with Dual-channel DDR4 memory of up to 32GB and features four total USB 3.0 ports.


There's Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora and OpenSUSE operating system support and this NUC release is being claimed as a great solution for photographers and content creators alike.

Continue reading 'Did you miss it? The 6th Generation Intel Skylake NUC specs are here' (full post)

One mans trash is anothers treasure - 260k Apple gem found in the bin

A lady has unknowingly left her Apple computer worth around $260,000 at a recycling plant in Silicon Valley and the vice president of Clean Bay Area, Victor Gichun, has been looking for her.




This computer was cleaned out of her late husbands garage and left in one of many boxes, with this gem going unnoticed for weeks at the plant.


Gichun told the NBC in an interview that they "thought it was fake" at first, adding "we really couldn't believe our eyes" when it was confirmed as a massive piece of technology history.

Continue reading 'One mans trash is anothers treasure - 260k Apple gem found in the bin' (full post)

Lian Li hopes consumers at Computex like its unique desk PCs

Computex 2015: Lian Li is inviting Computex attendees to visit its booth to check out the DKQ2 and DK03 desk chassis models. The models are full-size desks likely won't be a quick impulse buy for PC enthusiasts, but offer an extremely unique - albeit pricey - alternative to a regular PC case that just collects dust under your desk.




Both the DKQ2 and DK03 were showcased at CeBit and other computer shows in the past, but Lian Li has made a few changes - including a more sturdier look, so it no longer looks like it will fall over. There are now four adjustable legs as opposed to just two, along with showcasing the tempered glass surface and aluminum body.




The updated models offer better ergonomics, cleaner finished aesthetics, and easier ability to adjust and upgrade hardware.

Project NanoXia, a German-designed desk with two high-end PCs inside

There have been a few attempts at fusing the worlds of PCs and computer desks together, but this is something else entirely. NanoXia has housed two, totally separate high-end PCs into what they call: Project NanoXia.



Project NanoXia has two, fully watercooled, high-end PCs made up from an Intel Core i7-5960X, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, custom-built 440mm and 560mm radiators, and so much more. One system is powered by two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980s in SLI, while the other is powered by two AMD Radeon R9 290Xs in CrossFire.




For more details, check out the Project NanoXia Facebook page.

ZOTAC intros two new ZBOX R Series mini PCs

Leading up to Computex 2015 early next month, ZOTAC has just unveiled their new ZBOX R Series of mini PCs, where RAID is a big feature. The two new models are the ZBOX RI531 series, and the ZBOX RI323.






Starting with the new ZBOX RI323, we have RAID support thanks to its two storage bays, while the RI531 has three storage bays. The ZOTAC ZBOX RI531 packs Intel's fifth-generation "Broadwell" processor in the form of the Core i3 CPU, with ZOTAC offering up a "PLUS" version of the ZBOX RI531 which features 4GB of RAM and a 64GB mSATA SSD. Below, we have the full specs of the new ZOTAC ZBOX mini PCs:



  • CPU: Intel 2961Y processor
  • Intel HD Graphics
  • Display Output: HDMI 1.4a, DisplayPort 1.2 (2560 x 1600 @60Hz)
  • Connectivity: Dual gigabit LAN, 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Storage: 2 x SATA HDD/SSD bays (RAID 0, 1 ready)



  • CPU: Intel Core i3-5010U processor
  • Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Display Output: HDMI 1.4a, DisplayPort 1.2 (3840 x 2160 @60Hz)
  • Connectivity: Dual gigabit LAN, 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Storage: 1 x mSATA slot, 2 x SATA HDD/SSD bays (RAID 0, 1 ready)

Apple rumored to unveil new Force Touch capable iMac, MacBook Pro soon

In the last few days, some of the 15-inch MacBook Pro models were discontinued on Apple's website, leading to rumors that the company would roll out new MacBook Pro models with Force Touch trackpads.




French Apple blog Mac Generation is reporting that Apple will soon unveil a new 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac, both with Force Touch technology. Their sources are said to have a good track record reports BGR, and with Apple discontinuing several of its models, this is usually the time to expect new models to appear.


Apple already has the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch, but it's the only model it offers with the new technology. We will update you once we hear more on the story.

ASRock announces fanless mini desktop PC, the BeeBox

Alongside a motherboard focus as always, ASRock is showing off a special new project at the upcoming Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan called the BeeBox.




Powered by Intel's "Braswell" 14nm Celeron N3000 series SoC, this machine is said to be packing 2-4GB of DDR3L-1600 RAM, 32-128GB of mSATA SSD storage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0 ports, a USB Type-C port, HDMI, and DisplayPort to wrap up a long list of connectivity.


Hitting the market at the tiny size of 110mm x 46mm x 118.5mm, this machine will be powered by an external power supply with no retail pricing listed just yet.

NVIDIA opens up GeForce Garage competition

NVIDIA has pushed its GeForce Garage competition live in Poland with other countries soon to follow suit.




The overall task is quite simple - build a complete gaming PC, video yourself throughout the whole process, provide interesting commentary and try out something a little different while you're completing the project. Once your entry has been completed, publish it on YouTube and send it in to NVIDIA for judging.


The winner of this competition will receive an NVIDIA GeForce GTX980 alongside a Shield Tablet, with second place taking home a GTX 970 and third receiving a GTX960. For more information you can head here.

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