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An easy and cheap way to make the new MacBook Air on M2 even faster and cooler. Enough to buy a regular cooler

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It’s no secret that the MacBook Air on SoC M2 suffers from overheating, which causes the platform to start throttling, and performance drops significantly. We’ve already seen that regular thermal pads make a big difference, but it turns out there’s an easy and cheap way to make things even better.

An easy and cheap way to make the new MacBook Air on M2 even faster and cooler.  Enough to buy a regular cooler

It’s about active cooling. In this case, the author used a regular laptop stand, and as an alternative, I decided to try using a Razer cooler, which is designed for smartphones and can be attached to the case using magnets.

As you can see, temperatures drop quite significantly with active cooling, and the Razer cooler performs better.

But performance is even more interesting. If the difference is minimal for a short-term load, then for a long-term one (more than 10 runs in Cinebench), it is very large. In the GPU test, active cooling does help conditionally completely get rid of throttling.

Thus, by buying an inexpensive laptop cooler and simple manipulations with thermal pads, you can significantly increase the performance of the new MacBook Air in stationary mode, at the same time reducing heat.

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Samsung is preparing an “ultimate” SSD. The company teases with a promotional video with a new drive

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Samsung has started teasing Twitter users with an advertisement for a new SSD. The company does not specify the details, calling the new Ultimate SSD.

Samsung is preparing an

Third-party sources expect this to be a new SSD (or a whole series) with a PCIe 5.0 interface. These may well be models of the Samsung 990 SSD line, which were previously lit up in the databases of regulators.

Samsung previously released the PM1743 PCIe 5.0 SSD for the data center, and it offers data transfer speeds of up to 14GB/s, so you can expect similar numbers from the 990 Pro.

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Some motherboards will turn the Core i9-13900K into a power consumption monster. The power limit will increase to 350W

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Some motherboards will turn the Core i9 13900K into a power

Intel can make the Core i9-13900K even more attractive with a new auto-overclocking mode.

Some motherboards will turn the Core i9-13900K into a power consumption monster.  The power limit will increase to 350W

The source reports that some motherboards based on 700-series chipsets will allow you to activate an increased power limit. In this case, we are talking about a value of 350 watts. For comparison, Alder Lake has a maximum of 241 watts.

The values ​​of PL1 and PL2 for the new CPUs will hardly change and will amount to 125 and 253 W, respectively. But there will also be an opportunity to remove the limit, thanks to which the Core i9-13900K will be able to consume up to 350 watts. In this case, of course, the motherboard will need a powerful power supply subsystem, and the processor will need a productive CO.

CPU performance in this mode can increase by 15%, although this will depend on the tasks. Whether the Core i9-13900KS, which was previously assigned a frequency of up to 6 GHz, will be released under such conditions is now unclear.

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This is Ryzen 7 7700X. Pre-sale copy first lit up in the photo

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This is Ryzen 7 7700X Pre sale copy first lit up

The first photo of the Ryzen 7 7700X processor has appeared on the Web, which should be presented on August 29, and it is expected to go on sale on September 27.

This is Ryzen 7 7700X.  Pre-sale copy first lit up in the photo

Apparently, the picture shows a pre-sale version. Perhaps this is one of the copies for media reviews.

The Ryzen 7 7700X is an octa-core SMT capable CPU up to 5.4GHz with a TDP of 105W. According to leaks, such a processor will cost about $ 300, that is, it will not rise in price relative to its predecessor at the start of sales.

Recall, in addition to this model, a 16-core Ryzen 9 7950X, a 12-core Ryzen 9 7900X and a six-core Ryzen 5 7600X are also expected. Later the line may well expand.

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