Coffee Lake Dual- & Quad-Core CPU’s getting U0-Stepping via BIOS update

Asus and ASRock releasing new BIOS updates (including Spectre fix) which including a new U0-stepping for Coffee Lake CPU's. Until now Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake CPU's were identical, they both had the B0 stepping - this is going to change now. In fact until the stepping change the Coffee Lake CPU's are only re-labeled... Continue Reading →

Hardware prices, especially graphic cards getting even more expensive this year

Massdrop reports that the prices exploding, the problem is still crypt-mining and the memory shortage. The bad news here is that there is no end in sight. There is a couple of reason why there is a shortage and also such a high demand of cards. First the shortage. All new cell phones coming out... Continue Reading →

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G Reviews

Gaming in 1080p with an APU - not possible you say? - it is! AMD's new Raven Ridge CPU is launching today in the form of the 2200G and 2400G CPUs. Raven Ridge is based on the Zen CPU and Vega GPU architectures. The new change in the GPU and CPU architecture allows delivering a very... Continue Reading →

TP-Link repeater firmware sends 715 MB/month

By design TP-Link firmware sends six DNS requests and one NTP query every 5 seconds, for a total of 715,4 MB per month - which affects the repeater products - not the routers. NTP is the network time protocol used to synchronize clocks across the web. To put this number in context: an always-on Windows device... Continue Reading →

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