Raytracing 3DMark Port Royal launches on January 8th
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Shows some effects in a new video

UL Benchmark has delivered on its previous promise and has announced both the release date as well as pricing for its upcoming 3DMark Port Royal, a benchmark with support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API.

Nvidia says fix for Battlefield V DXR performance is coming
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With a new driver and upcoming Battlefield V update

Nvidia has promised a fix for Battlefield V's raytracing performance with the next game update and Nvidia's driver, promising up to a 50 percent boost.

Gigabyte goes for mini-ITX RTX 2070 as well
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Keeps all the ports

It appears there is indeed a market for mini-ITX high-end graphics card as after MSI, Gigabyte's Geforce RTX 2070 has been spotted online.

3DMark for DirectX Raytracing comes in January 2019
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3DMark Port Royal

UL Benchmarks has announced that its newest benchmark for ray tracing will be coming in January 2019, dubbed 3DMark Port Royal.

AMD bundles Wraith Max cooler with 2600X and 2700
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All new holiday offer from AMD

AMD has launched a new holiday offer which is a limited edition Ryzen Max CPU bundle, which pairs up the Wraith Max CPU cooler with Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700 CPUs.

Nvidia bundles Battlefield V with RTX series graphics cards
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The new "Game On. Game RTX" bundle

Nvidia and its partners have launched the new "Game On. Game RTX" bundle which gives a free copy of the new Battlefield V game with the purchase of Geforce RTX series graphics card.

AMD Vega 20 GPU gives MacBook Pro a decent performance boost
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First benchmarks appear online

With Apple adding more configuration options to its MacBook Pro 15 notebooks, including the Radeon Pro Vega 16 and Radeon Pro Vega 20 GPUs, it was just a matter of time before we see some of the first benchmarks with these new GPUs, and it appears these provide a decent performance boost in graphics.

Latest Spectre patches bring big performance hits to Linux 4.20 kernel
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From two to up to 35 percent in some tests

Spectre and Meltdown fixes have been slowly coming for most of this year, and according to results, the performance hit on Intel CPUs in the latest Linux 4.20 kernel can be over 30 percent.

AMD Polaris 30 GPU made at both GlobalFoundries and Samsung
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GloFo's 12LP and Samsung's 11LPP

According to details that have surfaced after the launch of the new Radeon RX 590 refresh, it appears that AMD is sourcing the "new" Polaris 30 GPU from both GlobalFoundries and Samsung.

Sony celebrates Playstation 4 5th anniversary
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New COD: Black Ops 4 bundle and some stats so far

Sony is celebrating the fifth birthday of the Playstation 4 and has both announced a  new bundle and revealed some numbers regarding the aging console.