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Shroud is not only a renowned FPS player but one of the top streamers in the world. Here we are going to go his PC to answer the question, What PC parts does Shroud have in this gaming and streaming setup. Shroud uses pretty high-end PC parts so we are also going to recommend some alternatives that you can get for a lower price. Which PC Parts Does Shroud Use For Gaming And Streaming? The following is a table that includes all the specifications of the gaming PC that Shroud uses in his streaming and gaming setup: Part Model CPU Intel Core i9-9980XE Graphics Card Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti FE Motherboard Gigabyte X299 Designare EX RAM Trident Z RGB Microphone  Shure SM7B Microphone Arm RODE PSA1 Mouse Logitech G Pro Wireless Keyboard Logitech G Pro Mechanical Monitor BenQ XL2540 Headphones Logitech G Pro X Webcam Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920…

Intel has recently launched its 10th Generation Comet Lake desktops and with it, they are also coming up with a brand new 400 series system-level chipsets. This launch has brought out new motherboards for these chipsets in the market. The Intel Z490 is a chipset built specifically to function with the new Intel 10th generation Comet Lake CPUs. The Z490 motherboards are quite a high-end component but in our guide, we have put together categories for all kinds to suit the needs of all users. Best Z490 Motherboards For Intel 10th Gen CPUs Following is a glance of the motherboards recommended by us and then we will move on to the details: Product Form Factor RAM slots M.2 slots Socket Type Asus TUF Gaming Z490-Plus (Wi-fi) ATX 4 2 LGA 1200 Asus Prime Z490M-Plus Micro ATX 4 2 LGA 1200 Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Ultra ATX 4 3 LGA 1200 MSI…

AMD has confirmed that the Zen 3 CPUs will only work on the X570 and B550 motherboards. While the older CPUs will work on these new motherboards, the Zen 3 CPUs will only work on the X570 and B550 motherboards. You will need to update your BIOS as well. AMD confirmed this in a recent blog post and mentioned the following regarding the matter: AMD officially plans to support next-gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors, with the “Zen 3” architecture, on AMD X570 and B550 motherboards. This will require a BIOS update. Specific details about this update will come at a later time, but we’re committed to keeping you up-to-date. This has been simplified in the image below: So if you have an older motherboard and are interested in upgrading to the AMD Zen 3 based CPUs then you are going to need to upgrade your motherboard as well. Things are…

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS is a very powerful chip indeed and inside the Asus ROG ZEPHYRUS G14, it can do wonders. It can deliver twice the performance of the Intel i7 8750H and can even beat the newer 9980HK. The AMD Ryzen 4900HS powered Asus ROG ZEPHYRUS G14 was put up against the ThinkPad X1 Extreme 2018 model. The specs of both the laptops are as follows: ROG ZEPHYRUS G14 ThinkPad X1 Extreme CPU Ryzen 9 4900HS (3-4.3GHz, 8 cores 16 threads) Core i7-8750H (2.2-4.1GHz, 6 cores 12 threads) Memory 16GB (8GBx2) 32GB (16GB x 2, DDR4-2666) Storage 1TB SSD (PCI Express 3.0 NVMe) 1TB SSD (PCI Express 3.0 NVMe) Display 1080p 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) GPU GeForcee RTX 2060 Max-Q Design GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with Max-Q Design The Ryzen 9 4900HS does have 2 more cores and 4 more threads so it should win without any…

We have talked about the OneGx gaming laptop that is supposed to potentially compete with the Nintendo Switch and Smach Z. Now the company behind the product has confirmed that the OneGx 7-Inch Gaming PC is going to release this summer. One-netbook is marketing this as the smallest gaming PC that supports 5G. That is very interesting indeed as you will not need a WiFi connection and can game while you travel as long as you have a supported Sim card that supports 5G. The OneGx also supports 4G and can be configured with up to 2TB of SSD storage. The device will also have detachable gamepads. The OneGx is powered by the Intel Tiger Lake CPUs. The design of the gaming PC is similar tot he Alienware Area 51m. While other specifications are not included in the slides, we have got reports that the One GX1 features a 10,000…

Intel 10th Generation CPUs are around the corner and while the K series SKUs are going to release first, the non-K series CPUs are going to come out later on as well. These include the Intel 10th Generation T Series CPUs and it seems that you will need an aftermarket cooler with these chips. Intel 10th Generation T Series CPUs have the same cores and threads as compared to the non-T series but the clock speeds are lower. The TDPs are lower as well and that means that the price could be lower too. In order to sell these CPUs fro cheap, Intel seems to be delivering them in trays. This means that if you are interested in getting an Intel 10th Generation T Series CPUs then you will need to buy a cooler as well. SKU Cores/Threads Cache (MB) Base Clock Boost Clock Max 3.0 TDP Core i9-10900K 10/20 20 3.7 5.2 125…

Intel 10th Generation CPUs are around the corner but when you can buy them along with the supporting motherboards. We know that the Core i9, i7 and i5 models will be available first with the Z490 motherboards. Now we have a clear idea regarding when the Intel 10th generation CPUs will release. According to the latest reports, the pre-orders for the Z490 motherboards will start on May 6th. These motherboards along with the 10th generation of CPUs will release on the 20th of May. These include the i9, i7 and i5 models. later on, starting May 27th, the Intel 10th generation i3 CPUs along with the non-K series SKUs will release alongside the H470, B460 and H410 motherboards. We have already spotted Z490, H470, B460 and H410 motherboards from Biostar. Keeping in mind that we have started getting these leaks, it is only a matter of time before these are…

Apple Watch is not new to saving the lives of its users thanks to its heart rate monitor and ECG features. The watch has done it again, this time saving the life of an 80-year-old woman, according to a report published by the EU Heart Journal. The unnamed woman from Mainz Germany came to the University Medical Center Mainz feeling pretty lightheaded, chest pain, and irregular pulse. As a standard procedure, the doctors performed an ECG which surprisingly came back normal. Apple Watch Saves a Life Again By Detecting What Hospital ECG Missed The patient went on to show the attending doctor readings from her Apple Watch which showed ST-segment depression indicating severe coronary ischemia. Thankfully, the doctors took Apple Watch’s data seriously and ordered a heart catheterization. The result from her heart catheterization showed confirmed a severe coronary artery condition, a main stem stenosis, and a bifurcation lesion involving…

Reviews for the ASRock Z490 Taichi Motherboard are out now and according to the reviews, the motherboard does indeed have PCIe 4.0. Interestingly, the Intel 10th generation Comet Lake-S CPUs do not support the feature. The ASRock Z490 Taichi Motherboard features both PCIe 3.0 and 4.0 for the M.2 SSDs but if you install one in the PCIe 4.0 slot, the system is not going to recognize the drive. If you do the same in the PCIe 3 slot then the drive will be recognized as it should be. So we can confirm that the Z490 motherboards do indeed come with support for the PCIe 4.0 standard but the Intel CPUs do not support this feature. Upcoming Intel 11th generation CPUs should support this feature but then again why would you pay for a feature that you cannot use. Unless you are interested in upgrading to 11th generation later on.…

MSI Z490 MEG Unify motherboard models have been leaked. These include a full-sized ATX model and a smaller ITX motherboard for small form factor gaming PCs. You can check them out here! MSI Z490 MEG Unify Motherboards First, we have the ATX model. The motherboard comes in black with hints of silver. That matches the reinforced PCIe slots and gives it a very nice theme. You have the MSI logos and the dragon on top of the integrated I/O shield. The motherboard seems to come with 3 M.2 slots and like the Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex Z490, it comes with 8+8 CPU connectors. So you can expect to see some serious overclocking numbers. There are 3 PCI slots and 4 RAM slots. Gigabyte has confirmed that the Z490 motherboards will support PCIe 4.0 but that is not a feature for the upcoming 10th generation of Intel CPUs. The 11th…