AMD Smart Access Memory coming to Ryzen 3000 series CPUs
Published in PC Hardware


Resizable BAR for Ryzen 3000 with Radeon RX 6000

During its Where Gaming Begins Ep. 3 event, AMD has confirmed it will be officially bringing its Smart Access Memory support to Ryzen 3000 series CPUs.

AMD announces Radeon RX 6700 XT at $479
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 03 March 2021 20:01

AMD announces Radeon RX 6700 XT at $479


Maxing out the Navi 22 GPU

AMD has officially announced its fourth Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card, the RDNA2 Navi 22 based Radeon RX 6700 XT which will be priced at $479 SEP.

Intel confirms Rocket Lake-S launch date for March 30th
Published in PC Hardware


That did not stop retailers from selling it

Although some retailers have started selling Intel's 11th generation Core desktop CPUs early, Intel has confirmed that the launch date is firmly set for March 30th.

AMD releases Threadripper PRO CPUs to DIY market
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Threadripper PRO now available in retail/e-tail

AMD has announced that its Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPUs are now finally available in retail/e-tail for PC enthusiasts and DIY as opposed to being only available via OEMs and system integrators.

Buy the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 for $329
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 25 February 2021 16:13

Buy the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 for $329


Review roundup: GA106 GPU and 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM for 60FPS+ RT+DLSS

Nvidia has launched its latest Geforce RTX 30 series graphics card, the Geforce RTX 3060. Featuring a GA106 GPU with 3584 CUDA cores and packing 12GB of GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit, all at $329, the Geforce RTX 3060 promises big improvements over the RTX 20 series cards and brings 60FPS+ ray tracing with DLSS in games like Watch Dogs: Legion, Fortnite RT, Cyberpunk 2077, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and others.

AMD schedules a launch event for 3rd of March
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 25 February 2021 13:58

AMD schedules a launch event for 3rd of March


AMD Radeon RX 6700 series launch

AMD is gearing up for its next Radeon launch as the company has scheduled its next "Where Gaming Begins Episode 3" event for the 3rd of March. The announcement comes with a short teaser for its next RDNA2-based graphics card.

Kingston sells HyperX to HP
Published in News
Thursday, 25 February 2021 13:38

Kingston sells HyperX to HP


For a cool $425 million

In a rather surprising move, Kingston has announced that it has sold its HyperX, gaming-oriented peripherals division, to HP. The $425 million deal, which should be finalized in Q2 2021, will give HP the division as well as the brand.

Nvidia beats Q4/FY2021 expectations
Published in News
Thursday, 25 February 2021 13:19

Nvidia beats Q4/FY2021 expectations


Record fiscal year

Nvidia has announced its Q4 2021 and FY 2021 financial results, beating quarterly expectations as well as a record fiscal year, beating its results from last year by quite a margin.

Rocket Lake claims higher PCIe Gen4 storage performance
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At least according to Intel

Intel has released some numbers comparing PCIe Gen 4 NVMe storage performance of the 11th gen Core Rocket Lake-S desktop CPU with AMD's Ryzen 5000 series CPU.

Nvidia to limit RTX 3060 mining performance
Published in Graphics
Friday, 19 February 2021 18:01

Nvidia to limit RTX 3060 mining performance


The driver will cut the mining performance in half

Nvidia has plans to limit RTX 3060 mining performance, and according to what is known so far, it won't just be a simple driver lock.