by Alex Schuchter

Dell Precision 7740 Mobile Workstation Review

Dell recently released the Precision 7740, the 4th generation of it’s most powerful and scalable mobile workstation. Simple but stylish the 7740 exudes class and claims to be the thinnest and lightest mobile workstation in its class. This generation’s spec refresh offers the latest processors, next-gen graphics, new display options, and longer battery life. Some impressive new components include 9th Generation Intel Core and Xeon 8-core processors and Nvidia Quadro RTX professional GPUs up to the Quadro RTX 5000, adding a new level of power to mobile workstations previously only found in tower workstations. With the budget, the Dell 7740 is a solid competitor against most other high end workstations and supports a wide variety of applications including VR and AI. 

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by Alex Schuchter

Lenovo ThinkStation P920 Rack Announced

Today Lenovo announced a new ThinkStation, the P920 Rack. This is Lenovo’s new solution aimed at meeting the evolving demands of users and elevating the remote experience for professionals. With the changing modern workplace ditching offices and moving towards more flexible and on the go work environments there is a greater demand for airtight security and centralized resources. The need for mobility, speed and accessibility with the guarantee of maximum security is a universal demand across industries. 

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by Alex Schuchter

Supermicro Launches SYS-5049A-T SuperWorkstation

Today Supermicro announced the launch of the SYS-5049A-T, a new solution expanding it’s high-performance SuperWorkstation System Portfolio. This server-grade high-end workstation is  fully-configurable and joins a range of other solutions supporting dynamic computational workloads for demanding requirements found in scientific research, deep learning (DL), artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and 3-D modeling with real-time simulation. Supermicro’s SuperWorkstations are optimized for applications requiring powerful computational or graphics capabilities including rendering, image processing, and engineering tasks and can be purpose built for many industries. The new solution announced today features significant performance improvements over previous system platforms. 

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by Lyle Smith

WD Announces Gaming SSD, Refreshed Passport Line, SanDisk Products

Western Digital has announced that it will be showcasing several new products at IFA 2019, including the latest offerings from its WD Black line of gaming products, WD and SanDisk brands.

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by Lyle Smith

NETGEAR Announces Nighthawk EAX80 and Updates to its Insight Management Solution

NETGEAR has announced the new Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream WiFi 6 Mesh Extender (EAX80) and new features to its Insight management solution in addition to the (approximate) worldwide release dates for the Orbi WiFi 6 Mesh System and Meural Canvas II. All of these new technologies will be showcased at IFA 2019, Europe's biggest tech show.

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by Alex Schuchter

HP ZBook 14u G6 Review

HP has released the HP ZBook 14u G6, the 6th generation of their mobile workstation line. It features a thin and light design with beefed up specs and a stunning display. Designed to meet the demands of modern workflows the HP ZBook 14U G6 offers high performance without the weight. It is geared towards power users and designers who need daily dependability running resource intensive applications like Adobe or Solidworks while on the go. A look at the specs show a range of options notably 8th gen Intel Quad-Core i7 processors, up to 64 GB of RAM, and AMD Radeon Pro 3D Graphics (4GB). Multiple on board features aid in collaborative work as well. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Western Digital My Passport (2019) 5TB Review

Today Western Digital released the latest version of its popular My Passport portable HDD device. The new My Passport is redesigned with a slimmer build and higher capacity, up to 5TB. According to the company, this would make the My Passport the slimmest portable 5TB Hard Drive in its portfolio. Western Digital has released two versions one for Windows 10 with USB 3.0 and one for Mac (macOS Mojave) that leverages USB-C. 

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by Lyle Smith

Synology DiskStation DS620slim Review

The Synology DS620slim is another compact 6-bay NAS from the company. Designed for workplaces and home offices with limited space, the DS620slim is described as an all-purpose file management solution for professionals in need of advanced data protection (AES-NI) and reliable media streaming. Synology’s new NAS features SSD read/write cache and is equipped with two USB 3.0 ports and two RJ-45 1GbE LAN ports with Link Aggregation / Failover support. It also supports “near-instantaneous” snapshots and real-time 2-channel 4K H.264/H.265 video transcoding.

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by Lyle Smith

QNAP TVS-x72N NAS Now Available

QNAP Systems has released the new TVS-x72N 5GbE, the latest addition to their NAS portfolio focusing on cost-effective hybrid cloud storage environments. Equipped with an 8th Generation Intel Core i3 processors and available in both 6-bay and 8-bay models, the TVS-x72N features a 5GBASE-T port for seamless 4K video transfer, display, and editing. It also comes outfitted with two built-in M.2 SSD slots for SSD caching (and supports two 2.5 inch SSDs), features HBS 3 with data deduplication for faster data backup and recovery, and provides cloud storage gateway functions. Users can add additional M.2 SSDs using the PCIe expansion slot via QNAP’s QM2 expansion card to create a low-latency, high-performance cloud storage access.

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by Michael Rink

Dell Announces Enterprise Latitude Chromebook

Today, at VMworld 2019, Dell Technologies announced a partnership with Google to make Enterprise Latitude Chromebook laptops and improvements to its Unified Workspace IT support software. Latitude is Dell’s business laptop brand and they have not previously offered Chromebooks under that brand name.

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