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TekSpek Latest Articles
USB, Thunderbolt and Video Cables
USB, Thunderbolt and Video Cables
Date Issued: 12/09/2017

Personal Computers (PCs) connect up to peripherals and displays through myriad of cabling. Some of those names and standards will be familiar to you, such as USB or HDMI, others may not, and these can include standards such as Thunderbolt and DisplayPort. The purpose of this TekSpek is to illuminate and educate users into the different types of cables and standards used in the PC ecosystem.

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NVIDIA GeForce Max-Q Laptops
NVIDIA GeForce Max-Q Laptops
Date Issued: 12/09/2017

Though it is undeniable that the sales of PCs have slowed down in the last 10 years, certain segments have bucked this trend and reinvigorated parts of the industry. One such area is high-performance gaming, be it on desktop or laptop, fuelled by console-beating quality and underscored by the PC ecosystem

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AMD EPYC
AMD EPYC
Date Issued: 25/08/2017

AMD has used its cutting-edge Zen CPU microarchitecture to build a number of desktop Ryzen chips. Available in configurations of up to 16 cores and a massive 32 threads, Ryzen (and premium Threadripper) have given Intel much to think about in the high-end desktop space

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Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Date Issued: 21/08/2017

Intel has revamped its entire server- and workstation-specific line of Xeon processors for mid-2017. The new family is now known as the Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, formerly codenamed Purley, and is based on the newer Skylake-SP architecture. This TekSpek explains the key differences and improvements over the previous generation.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega
AMD Radeon RX Vega
Date Issued: 14/08/2017

2017 is turning into a historic year for AMD. The chip giant has revitalised its CPU portfolio with competitive Ryzen processors, but that is just one part of the puzzle: stage two entails launching a GPU that can compete with NVIDIA's dominant GeForce.

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