Intel Rocket Lake will match AMD Ryzen chips’ PCIe 4.0 support

The Intel Rocket Lake S platform has been spotted on the famously leaky SiSoft Sandra database, and it appears to be brandishing a PCIe 4.0 SSD. The doubly-fast PCIe standard was introduced last year onto our gaming PCs alongside compatible AMD Ryzen CPUs....

This brilliant liquid cooler plugs into a PCIe slot

There’s not much incentive to run multiple graphics cards these days, at least in a gaming PC—AMD and Nvidia are more focused on single-GPU performance, and so are game developers. That means you may have a spare PCI Express slot sitting there looking all lonely...

PCIe 4.0 support from Gigabyte’s Z490 boards makes zero sense

Multiple Intel Z490 motherboards from manufacturer Gigabyte have been spotted with PCIe 4.0 compatibility—just when you thought the long and winding tale of PCIe 4.0 support had been put to bed for this generation.Let’s start with what we know. There appears to...