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AMD chips suffer under Windows 11
Published in News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:21

AMD chips suffer under Windows 11


Probably better to give the OS a miss for a bit

AMD has warned that its chips are experiencing performance issues in Windows 11, and now Microsoft’s first update to its new OS has made the problems worse.

AMD Ryzen CPUs take performance hit in Windows 11 OS
Published in PC Hardware


L3 cache latency to blame

While a bunch of AMD CPUs are officially compatible with Windows 11 OS, this does not mean all is well with the new OS, as AMD and Microsoft have made a discovery that shows an indecent impact on application performance due to higher L3 cache latency.

Razer brings the new Razer Book for Windows 11
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 October 2021 12:03

Razer brings the new Razer Book for Windows 11


New Razer Blade 15 Advanced models pre-loaded with Windows 11

Keeping up with the official Windows 11 OS launch, Razer has announced the new Razer Book, new Razer Blade 15 Advanced models, which now come pre-loaded with Windows 11, as well as the free upgrade for eligible earlier Razer laptops.

Windows 11 out today
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 11:11

Windows 11 out today


Free upgrade if you have the hardware

Windows 11, the latest version of Microsoft's computer operating system, launches worldwide on as a free upgrade for Windows 10 users who have the latest hardware.

Nvidia releases new Geforce Game Ready driver
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 14:48

Nvidia releases new Geforce Game Ready driver


Geforce 472.11 WHQL for Windows 11 and new games

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 472.11 WHQL Game Ready graphics driver with official Windows 11 support, Game Ready support for eight new games, and various other improvements and fixes.

Check if your machine will run Windows 11
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11:22

Check if your machine will run Windows 11


That Windows 10 machine might not be upgradeable


Software King of the World, Microsoft, has released an updated version of its PC Health Check tool which should tell you if you can update your Windows 10 machine to Windows 11.

Microsoft broke Windows 11 builds with adverts
Published in News
Monday, 06 September 2021 12:36

Microsoft broke Windows 11 builds with adverts


Start Menu and taskbar crashing


If you needed a reason not to upgrade to Windows 11, this story might to it – Windows 11 builds in the Dev and Beta channels started crashing their Start Menu and taskbar were crashing because Vole thought it was a good idea to start serving adverts.

October 5 will be Windows 11 release date
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 September 2021 12:27

October 5 will be Windows 11 release date


Nothing to see here move on please 

Microsoft is announcing that Windows 11 will be released on 5 October. The new operating system will be available as a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs, or on new hardware that ships with Windows 11 pre-loaded.

Microsoft will refuse to provide updates for old chips
Published in News


Vole starts to play evil with Windows 11

For some reason, known only to itself, Microsoft is planning to get nasty with those who don’t update their PCs.

Windows 11 goes to beta
Published in News
Friday, 30 July 2021 12:02

Windows 11 goes to beta


Not just for developers, or virus variants

Microsoft has released the first beta of Windows 11, available to those enrolled in its Windows Insider Programme.