7nm Navi 23 GPU with 2,048 SPs
AMD has officially announced its newest Radeon RY 6600 XT graphics card, the latest addition to the RDNA2-based graphics card. AMD is marketing the Radeon RX 6600 XT as a perfect graphics card for "high refresh rate 1080p gaming", and compares this $379-priced card with Nvidia GTX 1060.
Dimensity 1200-AI chip, decent camera system, and €399 starting price tag
As expected, OnePlus has now officially unveiled its next generation Nord smartphone, the Mediatek Dimensity 1200 AI-powered Nord 2 5G. Dubbed as the flagship killer, the new OnePlus Nord 2 5G brings decent specifications while keeping the price at the mid-range smartphone level.
Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 as stars of the show
Samsung has now confirmed an August 11th date for its next Galaxy Unpacked event, and the main stars of the show are likely to be the Galaxy Z Fold3 and the Z Flip3 phones.
Benchmarked as well
With the launch of AMD's latest Radeon RX 6600 series graphics cards scheduled for next month, it does not come as a surprise that we are getting first glimpses of the card as well as the first leaked benchmarks.
DLSS support for Red Dead Redemption 2 as well
Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 471.41 WHQL driver, which is both a Game Ready driver release as well as adds support for Windows 11 OS, CUDA 11.4, and more.
M.2 2230 SSDs are hard to find
According to Gabe Newell's response to Reddit Steam members, it appears that the Valve Steam Deck features an M.2 NVMe 2230 slot, making an upgrade possible, but Valve says it is not intended for end-user replacement, even if you can find it.
Still no word about MSRP
According to our sources, both the Radeon RX 6600 XT and the Radeon RX 6600 should launch on August 11th. Unfortunately, there is still no word about the suggested retail price, but so far it looks like there should be plenty of cards around.
Shipping in December and starting at $399
Valve has now officially announced its handheld console, called the Steam Deck. Based on a custom AMD APU with Zen 2 CPU and RDNA 2 GPU, the Steam Deck should pack enough punch to run games on a 7-inch screen when it launches in December 2021, with a starting price of $399.
Core i5, Core i7, and Core i9 SKUs
Expected to launch by the end of this year, or in early 2021, the first alleged specifications of Intel's Alder Lake-S CPUs have leaked online.
What you need to run the pre-alpha from Steam
As Relic's Company of Heroes 3 is now available on Steam as a Pre-Alpha preview, we now have some of the first official PC system requirements, and it appears the game won't be hard on the hardware.