AMD releases RX 580 with 2048SPs in China
Published in Graphics

The RX 570 with higher clocks

AMD has rather silently introduced a new SKU in China, the Radeon RX 580 2048SP, which is pretty much the Radeon RX 570 but with a slightly higher GPU boost clock.

AMD 12nm Polaris refresh could be called Radeon RX 590
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Spotted in 3DMark database

As we already told you earlier, AMD is gearing up to launch a 12nm Polaris refresh which should bring around 10 to 15 percent improvement, and now it appears it could be called the Radeon RX 590.

AMD 12nm Polaris coming in November
Published in Graphics

Bringing 10 to 15 percent improvement

AMD is gearing up for a slight refresh of its graphics card lineup with a 12nm Polaris GPU, which is likely to bring an improvement of around 10 to 15 percent, mostly thanks to higher clocks.

Star Citizen: Squadron 42 gets a new trailer
Published in Gaming

More details in December

Cloud Imperium Games has released a new trailer for its upcoming Star Citizen: Squadron 42 game, which was originally the single-player mode for the fabled Star Citizen game.

G.Skill announces Double Capacity (DC) Trident Z DDR4 memory kits
Published in PC Hardware

Up to 32GB per DIMM and only for select Asus motherboards

In addition to announcing 16GB 4,800MHz and 32GB 4,500MHz memory kits for Intel Z390 motherboards, G.Skill has also announced a rather interesting Trident Z RGB DC series DDR4 64GB (32GBx2) memory kits based on the "Double Capacity DIMM" technology.

Intel officially announces 9th generation Core CPUs
Published in PC Hardware

Including the 8-core Core i9-9900K

At its special event "Fall Desktop Launch Event" in New York City, Intel has officially unveiled its new 9th Generation Core CPUs, the six-core Core i5-9600K, eight-core Core i7-9700K, and the flagship eight-core Core i9-9900K. Intel also unveiled the new Z390 chipset, a minor update to the Z370.

Nvidia rolls out Geforce 416.16 WHQL graphics driver
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Brings support for Windows 10 October update and DXR

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 416.16 WHQL graphics driver which brings support for Microsoft's latest Windows 10 October 2018 update with support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR).

Microsoft rolls out new Surface devices in NYC
Published in Mobiles

Surface Laptop 2, Pro 6, Studio 2 and Surface Headphones as well

At its dedicated event in New York, Microsoft unveiled a couple of new Surface devices, including the Surface Laptop 2, Surface Pro 6, Surface Studio 2 AiO, and the Surface Headphones.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 18.9.3 driver
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Optimized for Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Forza Horizon 4

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 driver which brings optimization for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Odyssey and the new Forza Horizon 4 games, as well as fixes for a few bugs seen with earlier drivers.

Nvidia Geforce RTX 2070 coming on October 17th
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The least expensive Turing around

Nvidia has now confirmed that the Geforce RTX 2070 will be shipping on October 17th, with the price starting at $499.