Buy the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 for $329
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 25 February 2021 16:13

Buy the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 for $329


Review roundup: GA106 GPU and 12GB of GDDR6 VRAM for 60FPS+ RT+DLSS

Nvidia has launched its latest Geforce RTX 30 series graphics card, the Geforce RTX 3060. Featuring a GA106 GPU with 3584 CUDA cores and packing 12GB of GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit, all at $329, the Geforce RTX 3060 promises big improvements over the RTX 20 series cards and brings 60FPS+ ray tracing with DLSS in games like Watch Dogs: Legion, Fortnite RT, Cyberpunk 2077, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and others.

AMD schedules a launch event for 3rd of March
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 25 February 2021 13:58

AMD schedules a launch event for 3rd of March


AMD Radeon RX 6700 series launch

AMD is gearing up for its next Radeon launch as the company has scheduled its next "Where Gaming Begins Episode 3" event for the 3rd of March. The announcement comes with a short teaser for its next RDNA2-based graphics card.

Kingston sells HyperX to HP
Published in News
Thursday, 25 February 2021 13:38

Kingston sells HyperX to HP


For a cool $425 million

In a rather surprising move, Kingston has announced that it has sold its HyperX, gaming-oriented peripherals division, to HP. The $425 million deal, which should be finalized in Q2 2021, will give HP the division as well as the brand.

Nvidia beats Q4/FY2021 expectations
Published in News
Thursday, 25 February 2021 13:19

Nvidia beats Q4/FY2021 expectations


Record fiscal year

Nvidia has announced its Q4 2021 and FY 2021 financial results, beating quarterly expectations as well as a record fiscal year, beating its results from last year by quite a margin.

Rocket Lake claims higher PCIe Gen4 storage performance
Published in PC Hardware


At least according to Intel

Intel has released some numbers comparing PCIe Gen 4 NVMe storage performance of the 11th gen Core Rocket Lake-S desktop CPU with AMD's Ryzen 5000 series CPU.

Nvidia to limit RTX 3060 mining performance
Published in Graphics
Friday, 19 February 2021 18:01

Nvidia to limit RTX 3060 mining performance


The driver will cut the mining performance in half

Nvidia has plans to limit RTX 3060 mining performance, and according to what is known so far, it won't just be a simple driver lock.

Nvidia unveils Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMPs)
Published in Graphics


Line of GPUs for crypto mining

Nvidia has prepared quite a few surprises, including its newest line of Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMPs), dedicated GPUs for mining. According to what is known so far, there will be a total of four CMP SKUs, ranging from 26MH/s to 86MH/s.

Sapphire's Radeon RX 6900XT Toxic gets pictured
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 16:35

Sapphire's Radeon RX 6900XT Toxic gets pictured


Comes with a 360mm AiO cooling

The first renders of Sapphire's upcoming Radeon RX 6900XT has been spotted online, showing a massive graphics card with a hybrid cooling solution featuring a single fan on the card and an integrated AiO cooler with a 360mm radiator.

Intel Core i9-11900T allegedly does well in single-threaded mode
Published in PC Hardware


Geekbench 5 results shows it catching up with Zen 3

According to the latest rumor, it appears that Intel has a horse in the single-threaded race, at least according to the Geekbench 5 single-threaded result of the Core i9-11900T Rocket Lake CPU.

Western Digital rolls out affordable WD Green SN350 M.2 SSD
Published in PC Hardware


Coming in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities

Western Digital has released its new and affordable WD Green SN350 SSDs, which will be available in capacities ranging from 240GB to 960GB and come in a standard M.2 2280 form factor, with PCIe 3.0 interface.