AOC rolls out two new 27-inch G2 gaming monitors
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The Q27G2U and the curved CQ27G2U

AOC has announced two new 27-inch QHD gaming monitors that will be a part of its G2 lineup, the Q27G2U and the curved CQ27G2U.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 20.1.2 driver
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Thursday, 16 January 2020 09:38

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 20.1.2 driver


Brings support for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin 20.1.2 driver which adds optimizations for the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot game, support for Vulkan 1.2, as well as fixing some bugs.

EVGA brings fight to RX 5600 XT with RTX 2060 KO Edition
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With $300 MSRP

While Nvidia is still officially waiting for the RX 5600 XT to launch, EVGA has launched a pre-emptive strike in the form of Geforce RTX 2060 KO, which will be available with an MSRP of $300, just $20 above the RX 5600 XT.

New AMD high-end Radeon SKUs spotted at ECC
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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 09:10

New AMD high-end Radeon SKUs spotted at ECC


Radeon RX 5800 series, RX 5900 and RX 5950

A total of four new Radeon SKUs have been spotted on ECC, and it appears that AMD is gearing up to release a full lineup of high-end Radeon SKUs, ranging from RX 5800 and RX 5900 series, including the RX 5950 and RX 5950 XT.

Intel shows its DG1 discrete Xe GPU at CES 2020
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Still just a dev card but it runs games

While Intel brought a lot of things to show at the CES 2020 show, the biggest surprise was the developer DG1 discrete Xe GPU, which was both showed running a game as a part of the Intel keynote as well as behind close doors to members of the press.

Samsung's 980 Pro PCIe Gen4 SSD spotted on CES 2020 floor
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With transfer speeds of up to 6,500MB/s

Samsung's 980 Pro PCIe Gen4 M.2 NVMe SSD has been pictured at the CES 2020 show, and it could come as soon as Q2 this year.

AMD says "big Navi" is coming
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Wednesday, 08 January 2020 23:46

AMD says "big Navi" is coming


Ray tracing as well

In a Q&A session after AMD's keynote at CES 2020, members of the press got to ask some big questions, and luckily, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that we will indeed see a big, or high-end Navi-based graphics card, as well as tap into ray tracing with its discrete graphics cards.

Intel shows Ghost Canyon modular NUC at CES 2020
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Razer jumps on that bandwagon with Tomahawk

Among other things, Intel also brought the next-generation Ghost Canyon NUC to CES 2020 show floor, which revealed a bit more specifications on the current platform and the modular motherboard that will be available to OEM partners, and, surprisingly, Razer is already onboard as the first partner with Tomahawk gaming desktop and chassis.

AMD announces 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 mobile processors
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First laptops in Q1 2020 and 100+ systems in 2020

A big part of AMD's CES 2020 keynote was about its new 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 series mobile processors based on Zen 2 CPU architecture and 7nm manufacturing process. The Ryzen 4000 mobile processors will be coming in U-, H-, and Pro-series versions, targeting different market segments, and AMD promises big things in the laptop market segment in 2020 as it puts a lot of pressure on Intel.

AMD officially announces RX 5600 XT at CES 2020
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Coming on January 21st at $279

As expected and rumored earlier, AMD has officially announced the new Radeon RX 5600 XT at its CES 2020 keynote, and this 7nm Navi based card with 2304 Stream Processors and 6GB of GDDR6 memory will be available with $279 SEP on January 21st.