Editor profile

Chris Goetting

image
Chris Goetting

Opinions and content posted by HotHardware contributors are their own.

Recent posts

AMD’s hot new Radeon RX 7900-series graphics cards are due to launch very soon and we are fortunate to have both the RX 7900 XT and RX 7900 XTX in our lab for testing. While we can’t share any performance results or show them in-action just yet, we are able to unbox these cards with you to show off the retail experience and physical designs. Read more...
Micron announced that it is shipping the world’s first client SSD using NAND flash with over 200 layers. The Micron 2550 NVMe SSD uses 232-layer TLC NAND, which the company says benefits consumers through density and power advantages. The Micron 2550 SSD is rated for sequential reads and writes of up to 5.0 GB/s... Read more...
Solidigm P41 Plus: Starting At $82.99 The Solidigm P41 Plus is an affordable, DRAM-less PCIe 4 Solid State Drive, tuned for low queue depths and mainstream computing workloads. It offers good throughput at very attractive price points. Excellent cost per gigabyte Strong low queue depth performance PCIe 4.0 class transfer speeds with... Read more...
The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine has partnered with Intel Labs to conduct a research study on improving brain tumor detection by using a kind of machine learning called Federated ML, or FL (Federated Learning) for short. After two years, the project has demonstrated as much as a 33%... Read more...
There are a lot of exotic custom PC build concepts that we love to obsess over. Whether it’s a mineral oil aquarium bath or a steampunk bourbon barrel, PC building can be an incredible outlet for creativity and engineering. Integrating a high-end gaming PC into a desk is another fun challenge among these lines, and... Read more...
We are obsessed with DIY-built desktops as a matter of principle around here—we are tech geeks, after all. Nevertheless, we can still appreciate the system builders who do things right and offer beautiful rigs with extra flourish. It seems Michael “shroud” Grzesiek, a veteran of the professional Valorant and CS:GO... Read more...
Acer has launched new Aspire 3 series laptops which are the first to include AMD Ryzen 7020 processors and Radeon graphics. These wallet-conscious models start at just $399.99 yet sport a premium design and essential features making them attractive options for students in particular. The base $399 model (A315-24P)... Read more...
Intel has developed a deepfake detection tool called FakeCatcher which is claims is 96% effective at flagging altered videos. More importantly, Intel says FakeCatcher can operating in real-time with results reported within milliseconds. Deepfake videos are produced using AI algorithms which can digitally stitch one... Read more...
Samsung’s first Quantum Dot OLED gaming monitor is now available for preorder in several countries, but not the US. Not to be confused with the Odyssey Neo G8, the new Samsung Odyssey OLED G8 (G85SB) uses a super thin 34-inch panel with a 21:9 aspect ratio. Samsung says pairing OLED technology with Quantum Dots... Read more...
Google issues monthly security patches for its Pixel phones and to other Android devices via the Android Open Source Project. Each of these patches includes important fixes to protect end users from emerging threats or disclosed flaws. November’s security update is particularly important for Pixel owners as it... Read more...
AMD has just officially launched its 4th generation of EPYC server CPUs. Codenamed Genoa, these EPYC 9004 series processors are built using the same Zen 4 DNA powering the company’s Ryzen 7000 series of consumer desktop CPUs. The central story behind these processors is the same as ever—larger core... Read more...
Today, AMD held its Together We Advance_Gaming launch event for its new RDNA 3-based Radeon 7000 series GPUs. AMD is first introducing two high end GPUs, the Radeon RX 7900 XTX and the Radeon RX 7900 XT. Radeon RX 7900 XTX (left) and RX 7900 XT (right) These cards are set to battle it out with NVIDIA’s new Ada... Read more...
If you are a regular Uber rider, your next trip may feel just a little bit different. Uber has announced several changes to its platform which include the in-app navigation’s newfound aversion to left turns as well as several other safety-focused enhancements. This announcement may seem like a coy way to subtly... Read more...
Security researchers at SafeBreach Labs have discovered a novel PowerShell backdoor which has been able to evade the dozens of malware scanners employed by VirusTotal. The tool’s stealthy qualities have earned it the “fully undetectable,” or FUD, descriptor. The researchers believe it has been used to target around... Read more...
Solidigm may not yet be a household name for some of our readers, but it should be. The company was spun out of Intel’s SSD and NAND flash business as part of its sale to SK Hynix last year. We were impressed by Solidigm’s D7-P5520 NVMe drive for datacenters earlier this year, and it is continuing to deliver in the... Read more...
A very special guest will join Dave, Marco, and Chris on this week’s Two and a Half Geeks livestream. Marcus Kennedy, the General Manager of the Gaming Division of Intel’s Client Computing Group will join us LIVE for a discussion of all things relating to Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors. We’ll also take YOUR... Read more...
The USB port is about to get a whole lot faster—at least for upcoming devices. The USB Implementors Forum (USB-IF) has followed up its announcement of the USB4 Version 2.0 (USB4 v2) standard last month by making the new specifications available to product developers. In addition, Intel has announced the next... Read more...
Today, KIOXIA has announced a new series of datacenter solid state drives. The new XD7P drives follow the company’s XD6 series in using the EDSFF E1.S formfactor for use in cloud and hyperscale applications. The XD7P series is intended for read-intensive applications with low latency requirements across mixed... Read more...
HDMI capture cards open a world of options for anyone who needs to ingest a video stream from one system to another. Game streamers can use an HDMI capture card to offload encoding workloads to a separate computer while videographers can leverage them to use ordinary cameras for live broadcasts. Conventional HDMI... Read more...
Machine learning research is progressing at an ever-faster pace. We are likely still decades away from reaching the singularity, but AI has already become the buzzword that every tech company is throwing around. Countless AI models exist, but many rely on similar training techniques to develop and refine their... Read more...
Today’s Made by Google Launch event formally introduced the world to an array of new Pixel devices. Extensive information about the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones has already been shared, or otherwise leaked out, but some new tidbits were covered as well. In addition, the Made by Google team announced the Pixel... Read more...
Intel has its hands in many different areas of semiconductor innovation, design and production. The company is best known for its desktop and server processors, but has also developed new memory and storage solutions, FPGAs, its latest Arc GPUs, and much more. One of its more interesting forays is into the realm... Read more...
1 2 3 4 5 Next