Apple today revealed the all-new Mac Pro with a completely redesigned chassis for professionals who push the limits of what a Mac can do. This system features workstation-class Xeon processors (up to 28 cores), a high-performance memory system with a massive 1.5TB capacity, eight PCIe expansion slots and a graphics architecture boasting the world’s most powerful graphics card, while an Apple Afterburner accelerator card enables playback of three streams of 8K ProRes RAW video simultaneously. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
At first glance, the ASUS Prime Utopia looks like yet another modded computer system, but in reality, it’s a motherboard. This radical design reportedly improves cooling, flexibility, modular I/O, and even sports an on-board OLED dashboard for displaying the technical information. You’ll find PCIe slots on the back, four M.2 slots with a dedicated heatsink, and even a proprietary “Hydra Cortex” fan header that lets you control individual fans independently. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Sure, it may not be practical to lug around MSI’s latest entry in its Titan-series laptops, but it’s definitely something you’d want for maximum computing power on-the-go, as it boasts a desktop-class Core i9, which is most likely a K-series with an unlocked multiplier. According to MSI, the top-end model equipped with an 8-core, 16-thread configuration can be overclocked at speeds up to 5GHz. To keep things cool, there’s four fans and 11 heat pipes that generate more than twice the airflow. The company didn’t skimp out on the graphics side of things either, and that’s why it chose the GeForce RTX 2080, which features dedicated ray tracing and tensor cores. Read more for additional pictures and information.
HP launched OMEN X 2S, the world’s first dual-screen gaming laptop at the HP Gaming Festival in Beijing this week. Featuring an easy-to-use 6″ 1080p touchscreen that lets players message friends in WeChat and WhatsApp, browse in Spotify, watch Twitch and YouTube, or even serve as a hub for OMEN Command Center software, along with a 15″ 1080p display that boasts a 144Hz refresh rate with the option to upgrade to a 240Hz model or a 4K HDR panel. Other specs include an Intel 9th Gen Intel Core i9 8-core processor, up to 32GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
SanDisk’s 1TB Extreme microSDXC is now listed online for sale, but it comes at a hefty price, or $449.99 to be exact. It’s a HS-1 rated card with read speeds up to 160MB per second and write speeds up to 90MB per second, perfect for use in mobile phones for capturing 4K footage, since it boasts a sustained video capture rate of 30MB per second on UHS-enabled host devices. Product page. Read more for another video and additional information.
Here’s an alleged image of the upcoming Mac Pro 7.1 refresh from an internal Apple presentation slide. Labeled “Mac Pro 7.1” and codenamed “Phoenix,” it shows a square design that measures in at 7.7 x 11.55 x 11.55 inches, comes equipped with an Intel Xeon W Cascade Lake-X processor, an Apple T2 security chip, an “Apple X2 Accelerator,” AMD Firepro-X memory, as well as DD45 SO-DIMM memory. Will this be the hardware shown at WWDC 2019? You’ll have to tune in on June 3rd. Read more to see the full slide.
SanDisk’s Ultra 400GB microSDXC Card with adapter can be picked up for just $56.99 shipped, today only, originally $77.90. Boasting transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s to ensure that you can move all your content blazingly fast, like 1200 photos in just one minute. It’s ideal for Android-based smartphones, tablets, action cameras, the Nintendo Switch, and this card’s A1 rating means that you can load apps faster too. Product page. Read more for two hands-on video reviews and additional information.
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Apple’s highly anticipated WWDC ’19 event is just weeks away, where many expect a bevy of iOS as well as macOS reveals. One product long overdue for a refresh is the Mac Pro, and a Bloomberg report suggests that we could see new hardware, including the rumored modular Mac Pro. There is not much information on what it could look like, but some speculate that the hardware components are contained within stackable modules. Read more for a video about WWDC ’19 and additional information.
Samsung’s 512GB EVO Select MicroSD wants to ensure that you don’t need to swap in cards after heavy use, and it’s being offered for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. Featuring super-fast read & write speeds of up to 100MB/s & 60MB/s and backed by 4-proof protection, which keeps your data safe against water, extreme temperatures, and other harsh conditions. Product page. Read more for another hands-on video and additional information.
Logitech’s MX Master 2S Wireless Mouse works on just about any surface, and it’s being offered for just $69.50 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Harness the power of Logitech Flow and seamlessly move content between three computers, while scrolling through documents and web pages faster and easier with the speed-adaptive scroll wheel. This device powers up for an entire day of use in just three minutes. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.