Review roundup: Has it rysen to the occasion?
AMD has officially lifted the NDA veil from its new Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and the first reviews have started to trickle in, giving us a clearer picture regarding real world performance.
RX Vega won't be here before late May
According to the newest report, AMD's upcoming RX 500 series will be completely made of RX 400 series rebrands, based on Polaris 10 and Polaris 11, as well as possible new Polaris 12 GPU, while Radeon RX Vega won't launch before late May.
GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 with faster memory
During its GDC 2017 event held yesterday, Nvidia announced that its AIC partners will be able to use new memory chips on GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 graphics cards, allowing them to give a slight performance boost.
Will use Vega GPU in future
While it only revealed a retail name for its upcoming Vega-based graphics cards, AMD also announced a key partnership with LiquidSky, a cloud-based game-streaming service provider that will use that same Vega GPU for game streaming.
US $100 price-cut
In addition to launching the new Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, Nvidia has also lowered the price of its Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card, pushing it down to US $499, a good US $100 price cut from its official launch price.
Vega-based Radeon lineup gets a name
During its GDC 2017 "Capsaicin and Cream" event that was live earlier today, AMD revealed a few more details regarding its upcoming Vega GPU as well as announcing the name of its next-gen graphics card lineup, simply called the Radeon RX Vega.
Shows Ryzen 7 running with DDR4-3400
There have been plenty of unconfirmed rumors recently saying that AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards could have support problems with high-frequency RAM, but the latest screenshot from AMD completely debunks them.
Bringing deca-core at 10nm
While Mediatek has already talked a lot about its 10nm deca-core Helio X30 SoC back in August last year, it has now officially announced its availability at the Mobile World Congress 2017 currently held in Barcelona.
Preparing the full Crimson Edition series
XFX has unveiled its newest Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition graphics card that is mostly based on the previously available RX 480 Double Dissipation but comes with red LED lighting and detachable fans.
The Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs
Sony showed off its two new flagship Xperia XZ series smartphones, including the Xperia XZ Premium, which is the first smartphone with 4K/HDR, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC.