Scot Strong

Scot Strong is an automotive parts professional with 30 years experience in proprietary dealership computer systems, as well as a technology freak. He has been repairing, upgrading, and building personal and business computers for over ten years, has written articles for automotive parts management publications, and is a regular contributor at our sister site, TheSSDReview.com

Samsung Announces Industry’s First 10nm Class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM

Samsung is announcing that they have succeeded in developing the industry’s first 10-nanometer (nm) class 8-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 DRAM.  This newly-developed 8Gb LPDDR5 is the next addition to Samsung’s premium DRAM product lineup, which includes previously-announced 10nm-class 16Gb GDDR6 DRAM that has been in volume production since December of 2017, and 16Gb DDR5 DRAM that was developed in February of …

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Cougar Sponsors Mad City $10,000 Chicago CS:GO Open

Cougar Gaming is announcing sponsorship of the 2018 Mad City $10,000 Chicago CS:GO Open.  The event is being held 3/9 through 3/11 at Chicago Gaming Coalition #1 in St. Charles, IL.  This is the first of several events that are the result of Cougar’s recently announced sponsorship agreement with N3rd Street Gamers (NSG) that will bring Cougar state-of-the-art gaming gear …

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Samsung Press Conference CES 2018 — Helping Consumers Realize the Benefits of a Seamless and Simple Connected Life

One of the most coveted tickets at CES every year is for the Samsung press conference, which always receives huge coverage from all forms of media, including live streaming.  Thanks to an excellent business relationship with Samsung, TechnologyX was able to be front and center for this important event.  Once again at CES 2018, there is a large presence for …

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Cooler Master Brings Four Essential Elements of Performance PC Building to Life — Computex 2017 Update

Cooler Master is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a strong presence at Computex 2017.  Cooler Master is even devoting an entire section to modding, building and tutorials.  And let’s not forget Case Mod World Series 2017! There are four “essential” elements to building a performance PC these days — design, customizability, software and functionality.  This is especially true for gamers.  …

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TechX Builds a new Z170 Test Bench

The time has come for a much-needed system upgrade of our testing system.  Thanks to some key relationships, a little sponsorship, and some outright purchases, we have amassed a sweet group of components for this build.  Let’s see what is going to make up this new test system: COUGAR PANZER MAX CHASSIS Cougar touts the Panzer Max as their ultimate …

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Flir Flaunts VR Thermal Imaging — CES 2017 Update

Virtual Reality (VR) has a very large presence at CES this year, with the bulk of the VR displays being geared toward VR gaming.  People may not be aware that there a number of other useful tasks that VR can perform. Flir is involved in bringing thermal imaging into the VR arena.  First developed for military and law enforcement applications, …

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Intel Unveils Optane Memory Technology – CES 2017 Update

Intel is announcing a new class of non-volatile memory (NVM) devices utilizing their new Optane™ Memory Technology.  The Optane memory modules will be available in either 16GB or 32GB capacities, and they will connect via compatible motherboards’ M.2 slots. Pairing Optane memory with a large capacity HDD (or SATA SSD) will result in SSD-like speeds, while maintaining the higher capacity, …

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Sanho HyperDrive Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Hub – CES 2017 Update

California-based Sanho Corporation is showing off their latest USB-C hub, designed specifically for use with the 2016 MacBook Pro. Given all the credit that the MacBook pro has received over the years, a common complaint about it is inadequate connectivity options.  Sanho’s HyperDrive™ Thunderbolt 3 USB-C is just the solution for overcoming those connectivity limitations. This unit is the world’s …

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