Nvidia gives green light to faster cards
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 02 March 2017 14:13

Nvidia gives green light to faster cards


GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 with faster memory

During its GDC 2017 event held yesterday, Nvidia announced that its AIC partners will be able to use new memory chips on GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 graphics cards, allowing them to give a slight performance boost.

AMD teams up with LiquidSky for game streaming
Published in News


Will use Vega GPU in future

While it only revealed a retail name for its upcoming Vega-based graphics cards, AMD also announced a key partnership with LiquidSky, a cloud-based game-streaming service provider that will use that same Vega GPU for game streaming.

Nvidia cuts Geforce GTX 1080 price
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 15:04

Nvidia cuts Geforce GTX 1080 price


US $100 price-cut

In addition to launching the new Geforce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, Nvidia has also lowered the price of its Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card, pushing it down to US $499, a good US $100 price cut from its official launch price.

AMD to brand its next-gen as Radeon RX Vega
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 22:43

AMD to brand its next-gen as Radeon RX Vega


Vega-based Radeon lineup gets a name

During its GDC 2017 "Capsaicin and Cream" event that was live earlier today, AMD revealed a few more details regarding its upcoming Vega GPU as well as announcing the name of its next-gen graphics card lineup, simply called the Radeon RX Vega.

AMD debunks Ryzen DDR4 RAM problems
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 22:28

AMD debunks Ryzen DDR4 RAM problems


Shows Ryzen 7 running with DDR4-3400

There have been plenty of unconfirmed rumors recently saying that AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards could have support problems with high-frequency RAM, but the latest screenshot from AMD completely debunks them.

Mediatek announces Helio X30 SoC availability
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 17:51

Mediatek announces Helio X30 SoC availability


Bringing deca-core at 10nm

While Mediatek has already talked a lot about its 10nm deca-core Helio X30 SoC back in August last year, it has now officially announced its availability at the Mobile World Congress 2017 currently held in Barcelona.

XFX introduces new Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition
Published in Graphics


Preparing the full Crimson Edition series

XFX has unveiled its newest Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition graphics card that is mostly based on the previously available RX 480 Double Dissipation but comes with red LED lighting and detachable fans.

Sony unveils its flagship Xperia XZ smartphones
Published in Mobiles


The Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs

Sony showed off its two new flagship Xperia XZ series smartphones, including the Xperia XZ Premium, which is the first smartphone with 4K/HDR, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC.

AMD limits Nvidia SLI to X370 chipset motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Crossfire works on B350 as well

According to the latest detailed specifications of the upcoming AMD socket AM4 motherboards, it appears that only the high-end X370 chipset will actually support Nvidia SLI while Crossfire will also be available on mid-range B350 chipset motherboards.

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets PC system requirements
Published in Games


Launching on March 21st

EA and Bioware have released official PC system requirements for its upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda game that has gone gold and will be launching on March 21st.