According to the source, the cost of the flagship 16-core AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor has dropped to new lows in the US and China. In the US, its price at the start of sales was $ 800, then dropped to $ 600, and now it has fallen to $ 550.
In China, the Ryzen 9 5950X started at 6,050 yuan, about $950 at the current exchange rate, and has now dropped to 4,000 yuan ($630), and there are even offers for $625. That is, it has fallen in price by about a third both in the USA and in China.
In Europe, the Ryzen 9 5950X has also become noticeably more affordable: if at the start of sales they asked for 800 euros for it, now the largest German store, Mindfactory, offers it for 595 euros.
This is what the first motherboard for Ryzen 7000 processors looks like. ASRock X670E Taichi lit up on the Web
In a few days, AMD will introduce the X670E, X670 and B650 chipsets for AM5 platform motherboards designed to work with Ryzen 7000 processors. But today we can get our first look at such a board.
ASRock itself showed the X670E Taichi on video, however, the video has already been deleted. As the name implies, the board is based on the top X670E chipset, but technically it will not differ from the X670. Recall that both chipsets will be dual-chip, that is, they will consist of two identical chipsets on one substrate.
So far, we can say something about the board itself only by looking at the image. You can see two PCIe slots, four DDR slots, a processor socket, and what appears to be a passively cooled chipset. This gives hope that it will not heat up too much.
Assemble a PC “without cables”. Gigabyte introduced Stealth components, including a graphics card with an atypical power connector layout
Gigabyte has announced a partnership with Maingear, creating new products as part of this collaboration.
In general, the result of the cooperation was the PC Aorus Project Stealth. Apparently, Gigabyte was responsible for the Z690 Aorus Elite Stealth motherboard, the GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming OC Stealth graphics card, and the Aorus C300G Stealth chassis in this case.
The main idea of the project is to create a PC that is easy to build, which at the same time will look unique in its own way due to certain basic features of the components. It’s about cable management.
The system is designed in such a way that all the connectors on the system board are located on the back of it. This allows you to hide the cables and make the interior of the computer as minimalistic as possible.
One of the unique features went to the video card. To implement the main idea, Gigabyte engineers moved the adapter’s power connectors to the bottom of the adapter, so that the video card’s power cables will also not be visible.
From the press release it is not very clear, but, apparently, Meingear will sell ready-made PCs based on these components, offering to choose only the amount of RAM and drives. Gigabyte, apparently, will sell components, including separately.
The GeForce RTX 3050 can now also be almost fully used for Ethereum mining. Nvidia LHR v3 security cracked 90%
A couple of weeks ago, the LHR protection in Nvidia graphics cards was cracked, which allowed everyone to use accelerators for Ethereum mining at full capacity again. But in fact, then the protection of LHR v2 was cracked, but not LHR v3.
The LHR v3 version is present in Nvidia’s latest releases: RTX 3050 and RTX 3080 12GB. And it is still not completely hacked, but now the NiceHash miner is able to use 90% of the performance of these cards when mining cryptocurrency. It’s not a complete hack yet, but it’s getting very close.
Fortunately, at the moment the cryptocurrency market is in a state of decline, so it hardly makes any sense to buy the same RTX 3050 for mining, which means that gamers need not worry for now.
By the way, a large article has been published on our website with an analysis of methods for cracking Nvidia protection.
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