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Latest Spectre patches bring big performance hits to Linux 4.20 kernel
Published in News


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
Published in Graphics


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
Published in Gaming


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.

Nvidia confirms RTX 2080 Ti bugs with early batch
Published in Graphics


Still nothing serious, according to Nvidia

There has been a lot of talk regarding issues with Nvidia's latest flagship RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards but, according to Nvidia, it is nothing serious and unusual, and the company is still working with those affected by the problem.

AMD officially releases Radeon RX 590
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 15 November 2018 16:39

AMD officially releases Radeon RX 590


Based on 12nm Polaris GPU

As expected, rumored, and leaked earlier this week, AMD has now officially released its latest mid-range graphics card meant to put a bit more pressure on Nvidia's GTX 1060 during this holiday season, the Radeon RX 590.

MSI's Geforce RTX 2070 Aero ITX spotted online
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 15:38

MSI's Geforce RTX 2070 Aero ITX spotted online


MSI puts Turing GPU on an ITX PCB

It appears that MSI thinks there is a market for high-end graphics cards on an ITX form factor and has decided to squeeze an RTX 2070 on a smaller PCB as a part of its Aero ITX series.

AMD announces new 16-core EPYC 7371 CPU
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:35

AMD announces new 16-core EPYC 7371 CPU


High-frequency 16-core/32-thread SKU

AMD has unveiled yet another Zen-based EPYC CPU, the high-frequency EPYC 7371.

Nvidia announces the new Quadro RTX 4000
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 01:40

Nvidia announces the new Quadro RTX 4000


Affordable RTX comes to workstation professionals

Nvidia has announced its latest Quadro RTX series graphics card, the Quadro RTX 4000, which will bring RTX to workstation professionals at a rather affordable price of under $1,000.

ASRock's Radeon RX 590 spotted as well
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:25

ASRock's Radeon RX 590 spotted as well


Phantom Gaming gets another member

It appears that ASRock will remain true to the Radeon graphics card lineup as the upcoming Radeon RX 590 Phantom Gaming has been spotted online.

Take-Two announces Q2 FY19 financial report
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 08 November 2018 00:05

Take-Two announces Q2 FY19 financial report


Red Dead Redemption ships over 17 million units

Take-Two Interactive has officially released its Q2 FY19 financial report, showing some impressive numbers with $493 million in revenue, as well as impressive shipped and earning numbers for GTA 5, NBA 2K19, and the recently released Red Dead Redemption 2.