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Xiaomi YI 4K Action Cam: Cheaper and Better Than a GoPro Hero4?

Xiaomi has hit the YI 4K right: Despite all the functionality, it is still quite cheap action camera, which even allows 4K video recording at a tidy 30 frames per second. The scope of delivery of the currently available at Gearbest.com for ... Hands-On Test We have been using the camera in [...]

AMD shows Radeon Instinct and a Vega-based map

After almost four days of travel and a packed day in Sonoma, California at the AMD Technology Summit, we are finally back and have brought a lot of information, which we now - in AMD-imposed salami tactics - piece by piece...

AMD's Chill: Driver feature as a miracle weapon for saving power?

As part of the new driver, AMD with Chill offers an interesting feature that can greatly reduce the power consumption depending on the situation, keep the card cooler and also offer advantages. With OCAT comes a new, free benchmark-... FPS: All or nothing? We're really naughty now and we're [...]

Watch Dogs 2: 30 graphics cards in the benchmark marathon

We don't want to dramatize it, but without a clever underplower, Watch Dogs 2 doesn't do much. Living more beautifully or falling by the wayside? We want to clarify which pixel wallpapers still stick well even with little paste. Other... Full HD with 1920 x 1080 pixels and "Ultra" [...]

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW with cooler mod and new BIOS in test

Reasons for the post-test In our Pascal Roundup: GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1080 we reported in great detail about the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW and the cooling problems we identified. We already had EVGA... Measurements on the gaming loop Our test demands the graphics card quite neatly and [...]

Pascal becomes passive: We build a fanless GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

It's been almost four years since we first tried a GeForce GTX 650 in our two-part Silent Gaming project - More graphics performance including thermal protection circuit (here part 1, which is about the PC itself). Temperatures, clock rates and voltages Our measurements have to be carried out [...]

How-to-Guide: Optimize Graphics Card Cooling and Thermal Paste

In this article, we don't just want to limit ourselves to a thermal paste comparison with (de-)assembly instructions, but also to show why some cards simply can't cool better and why you can't cool the entire cooling system, including the fans... Dismantling without depression Before [...]