Significant performance improvements on RX 480
Bethesda has announced that its Vulkan API support patch for Doom is now live and should bring significant improvements due to the implementation of several features, including Asynchronous Shaders support.
Nintendo share rises 23 percent
It is not official but the world went crazy about the Pokemon Go augmented reality game. Young people and so-called adults are playing the game so much that it got down to mainstream media and even caused a massive crash in the US.
10 partners to launch custom boards
Nvidia got back to us with the official pricing for the Geforce GTX 1060 with more details than our earlier article we posted last Friday. The card in the US will cost $249 + tax while EU cards with VAT will range from 279 Euro. The UK price is GBP 239 which is at current exchange identical to Euro pricing. They will launch on July 19th.
Along with USB 3.1 generation 2 support and improved GPU
The dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Skylake's successor, Kaby Lake, with its 14nm goodness might be responsible for the death of the Core m5/m7 name.
SP4 BGA in mid-2017
Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.