Global PC sales fall sharply in Q1, Apple suffers biggest drop
Global PC sales fell sharply in the first quarter of 2023. Apple in particular saw a sharp decline in Mac sales.
According to research firm IDC, PC sales fell 29 percent to a total of 56.9 million in the first quarter of 2023. In the first quarter of 2022, 80.2 million PCs still crossed the coun... Read more
Dell gives XPS laptops and Desktop a refresh
Dell Technologies has given the XPS 15 and XPS 17 laptops and the XPS Desktop a refresh. Mainly it involves upgrades to the processors, GPUs and other minor changes, such as for cooling.
With the new features, the tech giant aims to provide users of the high-end XPS laptops and the XPS Desktop w... Read more
AMD unveils new high-performance datacenter processors
AMD announced Instinct MI300 and Alveo V70, two high-performance datacenter processor series. The chipmaker also presented new Ryzen 7000X3D and Ryzen 7040 desktop and laptop processors.
CEO Lisa Su announced the datacenter processors at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. The introduction of the AMD Instinc... Read more
Gigabyte splits server business off into Giga Computing
Gigabyte has split off its server and networking division into a new company called Giga Computing. The parent company will increase its focus on consumer PCs, laptops and GPUs.
Gigabyte claims the split-off won't affect day-to-day operations or customer relationships. Giga Computing is fully ow... Read more
Intel releases details on upcoming Arc desktop GPUs
Intel revealed additional technical data on its planned Arc A-Series array of graphics processing units (GPUs) for desktop computers on Thursday.
The Arc A-Series, also known as the Alchemist series, is Intel's first independent GPU range for the desktop market.
Up until now, the organizati... Read more
ASUS launches mini PCs PN64 and PN52
ASUS introduces mini PCs PN52 and PN64. The models are equipped with processors that rival modern desktops -- without taking up the space typically necessitated.
The PN64 mini-pc includes a 12th Gen Intel CPU. ASUS has yet to disclose the processor's exact model. Four display and five USB inputs... Read more
Dell launches new version of XPS Desktop
Dell is launching a new version of its high-end desktop series XPS Desktop. Multiple versions of the updated design will become available sometime in the next few weeks.
The versions contain varying components. Intel CPUs (up to i9-12900K), Nvidia Geforce RTX GPUs (up to 3090) and AMD Radeon RX ... Read more
Desktop PC sales rise due to laptop component shortages
The PC market saw another boom in Q2 of this year, according to findings by IDC, which also reported mixed signals, regarding future demand.
IDC's latest Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker announced that the worldwide shipment of traditional PCs, including workstations, notebo... Read more