DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:14

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform


With a single G.Skill Trident Z 8GB module

AMD has been working on optimizing memory performance on its AM4 platform and it appears it has been doing a good job as, thanks to an overclocker from Australia, DDR4 managed to finally break the 4,000 limit with Gigabyte X370 motherboard, Ryzen 5 1400 CPU and G.Skill's 8GB Trident Z DDR4 memory module.

Nvidia releases Geforce 384.80 Hotfix drivers
Published in Graphics


To fix Watch Dogs 2 issues

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 384.80 Hotfix drivers in order to fix crash issues seen with Watch Dogs 2 and Geforce 384.76 WHQL drivers.

EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid FTW3 coming on July 10th
Published in Graphics


Might be limited to EVGA's own shop

EVGA's GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid was announced a while back and those waiting for it might want to know that the same graphics card should be available on July 10th.

Nvidia releases Geforce 384.76 WHQL drivers
Published in Graphics


Game Ready drivers for some games

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 384.76 WHQL drivers which are Game Ready drivers for Lawbreakers Rise Up Beta and VR Ready drivers for Spider-man: Homecoming VR, but also bring problems for Watch Dogs 2 game.

AMD Ryzen desktop CPUs go Pro
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 June 2017 16:43

AMD Ryzen desktop CPUs go Pro


Ryzen for business market

Following the launch of consumer-oriented desktop Ryzen CPUs based on the new Zen CPU architecture as well as the launch of Epyc server CPUs, AMD has now turned its attention to the business market, with the launch of Ryzen Pro CPU lineup.

Intel X299 platform is an overclockers' nightmare
Published in Motherboards


Motherboard manufacturers or Intel to blame?

A well-known overclocker, der8auer, went out on a limb saying that current motherboards based on Intel's X299 chipset are not properly designed and due to high-temperature VRM, and mostly due to a bad heatsink design, are an overclocking nightmare.

Gigabyte puts Ryzen in mini-ITX form-factor
Published in Motherboards


With GA-AB350N-Gaming WiFi 

Those looking to make a mean compact gaming system or an HTPC based on AMD's latest Ryzen CPUs and AM4 platform do not have plenty of choices but with the latest Gigabyte GA-AB350N-Gaming WiFi AM4 motherboard, things are changing for the better.

Vivo beats competition with under-screen fingerprint scanner
Published in Mobiles


Thanks to Qualcomm's Fingerprint Sensors technology

While it was rumored that Apple could be the first to bring fingerprint scanning technology that can be placed under a screen, Vivo, a Chinese technology company, showed the first working prototype at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which uses Qualcomm's new Fingerprint Sensors technology.

Radeon Vega FE comes with dual mode drivers
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 16:32

Radeon Vega FE comes with dual mode drivers


Gaming and Pro modes

Now that the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is out and about, we have been getting a lot more details and it is just a matter of time before we see more benchmarks. It also appears that the Vega FE comes with a special Radeon Pro Software driver with Pro and Gaming modes, that can be switched on the fly.

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition gets previewed
Published in Graphics


Holds its ground against Titan Xp

While we are still waiting for AMD to release its consumer Radeon graphics card based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, one meant for professionals, has been previewed and compared to the Nvidia Titan Xp.