22 Jun, 2024

Alphacool’s new APEX RAM X4 puts addressable RGBs on a custom cooling memory block

Alphacool has released a custom-cooling add-on for chilling memory modules, called the Apex X4 liquid RAM cooler. This water block is designed to be installed on DRAM modules (sold separately). The block uses a nickel-plated copper base and an ARGB function via a 5V three-pin connector. It has two G 1/4-inch threads for tubing. You’ll […]

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Old RTX 3080 GPUs repurposed and modded for Chinese market as 20GB AI cards with blower-style cooling

Repurposed batches of “RTX 3080 20G AI” cards featuring blower-style coolers and with 20GB GDDR6X are being spotted in large quantities over in China, stored and sold via AliExpress. These are yet another attempt to work around U.S export controls that now prohibit the sale of the fastest data center and consumer GPUs to China […]

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