Corsair recalls compact SF power supplies following a rash of failures

Corsair recalls compact SF power supplies following a rash of failures

Corsair has issued a recall for a batch of SF series power supply units for small form factor PCs after experiencing “higher than normal RMA rates.” The company said problems can arise when affected models are exposed to both high temperatures and high humidity, which “regrettably can cause the PSU to fail.” Every powered component […]
Our overclocked Intel Core i9 10900K CPU sucks 331W of power

Our overclocked Intel Core i9 10900K CPU sucks 331W of power

We overclocked our Intel Core i9 10900K CPU to 5.3GHz on all cores and it drew a massive 331W of power at peak. That’s the processor alone, by the way, not the total platform power draw of our testing rig. That’s almost two Xbox One X consoles running at...
Nvidia confirms Ampere will power next-gen GeForce graphics cards

Nvidia confirms Ampere will power next-gen GeForce graphics cards

CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang will unveil the Nvidia Ampere GPU architecture today in a delayed GTC keynote presentation—seemingly filmed entirely in his kitchen—but early reports have already gone live detailing the streamlining of its entire GPU range into one unified...
Fallout 76 Communist bundle: Collectron, Power Armor, and more

Fallout 76 Communist bundle: Collectron, Power Armor, and more

A spectre is haunting West Virginia—the spectre of microtransactions. Added yesterday, communism-themed skins and camp items are now available in Fallout 76’s Atom store. Being able to purchase these items and own them as your own personal property arguably...
10-core Intel Comet Lake CPUs draw the same power as an RTX 2080

10-core Intel Comet Lake CPUs draw the same power as an RTX 2080

If you want to get a consistent turbo clock speed out of your new ten-core Intel Comet Lake processor you’re going to need some serious cooling. And a monster power supply too, because at peak performance the CPU alone wants to draw 224W. That’s higher...