AMD preparing boxed-versions of Ryzen 7 1800X/1700X
Published in Processors


Coming with Wraith Max cooler

AMD launched its flagship Ryzen 7 SKUs as WOF (without fan-heatsink) boxed packages but according to the latest report, it appears that boxed versions of those SKUs with Wraith Max cooler are coming soon.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.3 driver
Published in Graphics


With optimizations for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Following the launch of Bioware's Mass Effect: Andromeda game, AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.3 driver, which features all the optimizations for the game as well as fixes some minor problems.

Nvidia releases Geforce 378.92 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Just ahead of the Mass Effect: Andromeda launch, Nvidia released its newest Geforce 378.92 WHQL Game Ready driver, which brings all the optimization for Mass Effect Andromeda and Rock Band VR games, adds or updates a couple of SLI profiles, and brings support for Dolby Vision for games.

EVGA teases its upcoming SC15 gaming notebook
Published in Notebooks


Coming with 120Hz G-Sync display and GTX 1060

While its 17-inch SC17 gaming notebook has been getting hardware updates, EVGA has now once again teased its smaller 15-inch SC15 gaming notebook that has been showcased at CES 2017 show in January.

More AMD Radeon 500 series details tip up
Published in Graphics


New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs

It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.

Star Citizen focuses on Vulkan API
Published in Games
Monday, 20 March 2017 18:51

Star Citizen focuses on Vulkan API


Ditches support for DirectX

Roberts Space Industry (RSI), the developer behind the Star Citizen game, said that it will drop DirectX 11 support and stop all development on a DirectX 12 version, focusing solely on the Vulkan API.

EVGA adds G-Sync to its SC17 notebook
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 17 March 2017 20:43

EVGA adds G-Sync to its SC17 notebook


Drops price on previous SC17 model

EVGA has announced an updated version of its high-end gaming notebook, the SC17, which will now include an option with a 17.3-inch 4K/UHD screen with Nvidia G-Sync technology.

Nvidia shows Mass Effect Andromeda in 4K HDR
Published in Games


Running on GTX 1080 Ti

While Mass Effect Andromeda has just become available for some EA/Origin Access users as a 10-hour trial, Nvidia has brought a rather neat treat, in the form of a 4K trailer with HDR enabled.

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online
Published in Graphics
Friday, 17 March 2017 16:30

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online


White backplate and not much more

A blurry picture has leaked online showing what should be a reference version of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card.

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 March 2017 15:29

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup


Shows more Ryzen 5 1600X performance details

AMD has now officially announced the launch date of its Ryzen 5 series CPUs that will be based on its new Zen CPU architecture and using the same AM4 platform. The Ryzen 5 lineup will be available in six- and quad-core SKU, completely unlocked and with enabled SMT (simultaneous multi-threading).