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Intel 10th-gen Core CPUs get big price cuts: would you pick more cores or better single thread performance?

In preparation to the launch of 11th-gen Core processors a.k.a. Rocket Lake, Intel has made significant price cuts in order to clear inventory of current-gen CPUs, providing some interesting alternatives to consumers, especially for gamers looking for a 6 or 8-core CPU.As we’ve discussed in recent weeks, stock of AMD Ryzen processors is not as […]

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Microsoft says 92% of Exchange servers have been patched or mitigated

Microsoft says that 92% of Exchange servers have been patched or mitigated risks following four zero-day exploits. However, the company warns that already compromised servers are still at risk. Admins are advised to check their servers to ensure that secondary attacks such as ransomware attacks or data exfiltration are prevented from happening.Microsoft explains that its […]

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Overclocker pushes Intel’s Core i9-11900K Rocket Lake-S chip to 7 GHz using LN2

With Intel’s Rocket Lake-S desktop processors launching tomorrow (March 30), enthusiasts are pushing the line’s Core i9-11900K to its limits. While one overclocker forced the chip to 6.5 GHz using liquid nitrogen, someone else managed to hit 7 GHz.According to the CPU-Z Validation website (via VideoCardz), the flagship Rocket Lake-S CPU was clocked at 7,048 […]

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Capcom is promoting Resident Evil Village with life-size cutouts of Lady Dimitrescu

Having initially failed to realize what effect an almost ten-foot-tall, large-bosomed women would have on the internet, Capcom’s promotional efforts for Resident Evil Village are now being carried on Lady Dimitrescu’s broad shoulders.First spotted by The Gamer, gaming outlets in Hong Kong and Japan are now displaying 1:1 scale standees of the next Resi title’s […]

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Modder turns Game Boy into a Bitcoin miner

It’s no secret that one of the reasons why we can’t buy a graphics card right now—outside of auction sites—is demand from cryptominers. But there is another way to mine Bitcoin without requiring a graphics card, though it’s a lot slower than traditional methods: use a Nintendo Game Boy.The impressive feat of engineering is the […]

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Beware of this newly discovered Android spyware that pretends to be a system update

A rather nasty malicious Android app going by the name of “System Updates” has been discovered by security researchers from Zimperium. While it’s not a cause for concern to regular users who rely on Google’s Play Store for app installs and updates, those in the sideloading club should take note of this spyware, which presents […]

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Upcoming Windows 10 feature promises to optimize a device based on its use case

Microsoft is preparing to release a new Windows 10 feature that will optimize the OS based on its particular use case. The options include gaming, entertainment, and business, though it appears to focus more on the software side than the hardware.Microsoft has been testing a new “Device Usage” page internally for the last few months. […]