Tag: CPU

How to Fix Throttling on the Dell XPS 15 9560

So, you’ve already maxed out your Dell XPS 15 with 32GB of DDR4 RAM and the best 1TB NVMe SSD for the money—now your XPS 15 9560 is as good as it gets, right? Nope, not yet! Without some hardware and software tweaks, your brand-new XPS …

ENERMAX intros ETS-N31, the compact CPU cooler with 92mm fan

ENERMAX announces a new compact CPU cooler ETS-N31 for mainstream processors. With TDP capacity up to 130W, ETS-N31 is a budget friendly CPU cooler with effective cooling performance for entry-level and mid-range systems, such as budget workstations or gaming PC with a dedicated video card. Compatible …

ZOTAC Announces VR GO Backpack PC with GeForce GTX 1070

ZOTAC this week has formally introduced its VR GO backpack PC designed for virtual reality enthusiasts. The system is equipped with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 graphics, a quad-core CPU from Intel, rich I/O capabilities and a hot-swappable battery. Despite its positioning, the VR GO can be …

Zotac Zbox Nano Review CI543

We’ve been testing Zbox systems for a number of years now. From model 1 they offered some impressive design and decent performance for their class, although in more recent times their size has grown a touch. At least in most cases. For those who need a …

Review: Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming

The ultimate Intel consumer platform remains the X99. Home now to the deca-core 6950X and recently updated through a minor refresh, the X99 chipset is where manufacturers throw in the bells, whistles and kitchen sink. It kind of makes sense in this environment, too, as a …

Fix gvfsd-smb-browse Taking 100% CPU In Ubuntu 16.04

Brief: This quick tutorial shows the workaround for gvfsd-smb-browser taking 100% CPU in Ubuntu 16.04 and thus causing overheating. A couple of months after installing Ubuntu 16.04, I noticed that suddenly my laptop was getting extremely overheated. I can hear it roaring despite that I have …

Alienware’s New Aurora Desktop Comes With VR Support

At E3 earlier this week, Dell announced the new Aurora mid-tower desktop with full-scale power and performance. This new Aurora provides a smaller footprint than the previous Aurora and boasts more dedicated graphics power with optional CPU liquid cooling. This system is VR Ready, including Oculus …

Intel i7-6950X Broadwell-E CPU Review

Today we are going to get a chance to review Intel”s next processor in their High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform. The king of the consumer hill used to be the mighty i7-5960X our friend Dino reviewed back in August of 2014. That “extreme” CPU shook up the …

The evolution of cloud computing

Servers are probably not near the top of your list for conversation topics nor are they something most people think about. But, it turns out there are some interesting changes happening in server design that will start to have a real world impact on everyone who …

How to migrate Cacti to a new server

Cacti is a popular network graphing tool widely used by many service providers. For those of you who have been using Cacti to visualize the performance of various elements of your network, it is sometimes necessary to migrate Cacti and all its graph datasets from one …

OnePlus ditches invites for the OnePlus 3

Time-saver edition LG V10 review OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei disclosed that the OnePlus 3 will be released invite-free right from launch day. The company is going to soon announce the phone on June 14. He also reminded that the OnePlus 3 will be available for purchase …

AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review

It’s nice to see AMD taking the initiative in releasing some upgraded “stock” coolers with their CPUs. Those in the enthusiast community likely have a shelf full of “stock” coolers from both AMD and Intel that due to their lackluster performance have never been used. Starting …

Samsung Galaxy S7 : All the new features

Samsung has announced it’s new flagship for 2016 which is the Samsung Galaxy S7. The S7 is more of a refinement of the S6 which brings many features back from the older Samsung Galaxy S5 . The S7 now is waterproof and dust resistant with no …