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Intel floods server market with cheap chips
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 12:01

Intel floods server market with cheap chips


AMD too noisy, we shall destroy them with a flood

Chipzilla has a cunning plan to kick AMD’s better chips out of the server market by targeting its rivals one weakness – supply.

Nvidia could bring RTX 30 Super series in January 2022
Published in Graphics


Lovelace RTX 40-series comes in Q4 2022

According to the latest rumors, Nvidia might be bringing RTX 30 Super SKUs early next year, lining it up with CES 2022 in January, while Q4 2022, or October, might be the timeframe for RTX 40-series based on Lovelace architecture.

AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs getting decent price cuts
Published in PC Hardware


Ahead of Intel's upcoming launch

AMD's Ryzen 5000 series have started to get decent price cuts across the range, with the flagship Ryzen 9 5950X currently selling for $749.

CPU-Z gets support for Alder Lake CPUs
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 27 August 2021 16:18

CPU-Z gets support for Alder Lake CPUs


RX 6600 XT, DDR5 memory, and XMP 3.0 as well

CPUID has updated its CPU-Z information software adding support for Intel's Alder Lake CPUs, Z6xx platform, Radeon RX 6600 XT GPU, DDR5 memory, and XMP 3.0.

AMD will stick iGPUs under the bonnet of Zen4
Published in PC Hardware


You will not be constricted to buy an AMD APU any more

Leaked documents, AMD's next family of processors, based on the Zen4 architecture, will all feature iGPUs as part of the design according to Hexus.

AMD improves 4K performance of its RDNA 2 graphics
Published in News


New driver

AMD released a driver update that significantly improves the 4K performance of its RDNA 2 graphics cards.

Swiss and AMD claim record for calculating Pi
Published in News


62.8 trillion digits

Switzerland's University of Applied Sciences Graubünden has claimed the world record for calculating Pi, which it says it has computed to 62.8 trillion digits.

AMD's Secure Encrypted Virtualisation is a little insecure
Published in PC Hardware


If you hit it with some electric shock therapy 

AMD's Secure Encrypted Virtualisation (SEV) scheme may not be as secure as its claims according to a team of Berlin boffins.

AMD’s RX 6600 XT latest makes a fine crypto miner
Published in News


So don’t expect to see it in the shops

The AMD RX 6600 XT will probably not ever make it to a PC near you because it is likely to be snapped up by crypto miners.

Some AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT reviews are out
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 19:14

Some AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT reviews are out


Review roundup: High price still plagues the graphics card market

Some reviews for the new AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card have finally gone live and while the performance is solid, the high price tag (even MSRP) leaves a bitter aftertaste. Based on AMD's Navi 23 GPU, the RX 6600 XT packs 2048 Stream Processors and comes with 8GB of GDDR6 memory on a rather narrow 128-bit memory interface.