EVGA Geforce RTX 3090 KINGPIN shatters 3D Mark Port Royal record
Published in Graphics

Hits 2.58GHz GPU clock

Considering EVGA's RTX 30 series lineup it does not come as a surprise that its highest-end model, the Geforce RTX 3090 KINGPIN managed to shatter the 3DMark Port Royal world record in the hands of Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido.

AMD RDNA 2 Radeon RX 6000 series might launch in force
Published in Graphics

In ample stock and "meeting proper expectation"

Nvidia had a rough start with its new RTX 3080, mostly due to scalpers, and it appears that AMD is looking not to make that same mistake.

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 users reporting problems
Published in Graphics

Might extend to RTX 3090 as well

It appears that Geforce RTX 3080 might be facing a rough start and in addition to availability issues due to apparent high demand, the RTX 3080 users are facing random crashes and black screens. The issue appears to be specific to custom versions, and it might extend to RTX 3090 as it has only hit the market as of yesterday.

Expanding Xbox Series X/S storage will be costly
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 24 September 2020 23:51

Expanding Xbox Series X/S storage will be costly

$220 for 1TB

It appears that expanding Xbox Series X/S will cost quite a penny and according to early listings, you'll have to pay $220 for 1TB of storage.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 750G 5G SoC
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 17:08

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 750G 5G SoC

Octa-core SoC with Adreno 619L GPU, and Snapdragon X52 5G modem

Qualcomm has announced its newest Snapdragon 750G SoC which brings 5G connectivity to mid-tier smartphones with Snapdragon X52 5Gmodem, as well as providing impressive performance from an octa-core Kryo 570 CPU, Adreno 619 GPU, and 5th gen Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine.

Samsung officially releases 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
Published in PC Hardware

Peaking at 7,000/5,000 MB/s

Samsung has released its latest 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD, which, it says, delivers next-level SSD performance, peaking at 7,000 MB/s and 5,000 MB/s sequential read and write, and comes in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities.

Gigabyte confirms RTX 3080 20GB and RTX 3070 16GB versions
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Leaked product list shows possible Super cards

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 with 20GB of VRAM and RTX 3070 with 16GB of VRAM have been confirmed in a recent leak from Gigabyte's Watch Dogs Legion codes redemption site.

Nvidia rolls out Geforce 456.38 WHQL graphics driver
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Ampere gets support, SLI kicks the bucket

Nvidia has released its Geforce 456.38 WHQL Game Ready driver that adds support for Ampere-based RTX 3080 and upcoming RTX 3090 graphics cards, as well as kills SLI support. It also fixes some bugs and adds support for some upcoming games.

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 FE is the new king of the hill
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Review roundup: Reviews are out with nothing but praise

The review NDA for Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 Founders Edition has been finally lifted and reviews have gone online showing just how much raw performance is behind Nvidia's new $699 priced flagship graphics card.

AMD Radeon RX 6000 designs spotted
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 17 September 2020 00:13

AMD Radeon RX 6000 designs spotted

Blower fan is gone for good

In a less surprising move, AMD has showcased its Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card in Fortnite game, but thankfully, it also found its way on Twitter and some members of the press had a chance to check out some other designs that AMD has prepared for its big launch.