Zen 3 CPU and Vega GPU architectures for thin and light and high-performance gaming
AMD has kicked off its CES 2021 keynote with CEO and President, Dr. Lisa Su, taking the stage and talking about what AMD has done during the last year. More importantly, AMD has teased some of its upcoming launches, as well as officially launched the new Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors, based on Zen 3 CPU architecture but still retaining Vega-based GPU CUs, just like the Ryzen 4000 series mobile CPUs.
Core i9-11900K will beat Ryzen 9 5900X when it launches later in Q1 2021
During its CES 2021 news conference, all about Intel's new 11th gen Core H-series processors, also gave a preview of the upcoming next-generation Alder Lake, and most importantly, its 11th gen Core S-series desktop CPUs, codename Rocket Lake-S, which, according to Intel, will bring significant UPC improvement, as well as reclaim the gaming performance crown.
The fastest SSD coming in a 4TB version soon
While Sabrent's Rocket 4 Plus has been selling for quite some time, it was limited to 1TB and 2TB capacities, but, according to Sabrent, the 4TB version is coming soon as well.
LG Gram gets Intel Evo certification
LG has kicked off its CES 2021 announcement with updated thin-and-light Gram laptop series, which will now be getting the Intel Evo badge, and we are looking at a total of five new Gram laptops, coming in various screen sizes and configurations.
Fixes some bugs, mostly for the aging GTX 1080 Ti
Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 461.09 WHQL driver, and although it does not bring any game optimizations, it does fix a lot of problems, especially on the GTX 1080 Ti.
Based on Navi 22 GPU
According to a fresh report, AMD could launch its Radeon RX 6700 series in March, rather than earlier in the year. Based on Navi 22 GPU, the rumored RX 6700 series specifications suggest we could have great mid-range cards on the market.
Much more GPCs compared to Ampere
According to the latest set of rumors, Nvidia's next graphics architecture, named after Ada Lovelace, could pack an impressive amount of CUDA cores, with up 12 GPCs.
The first one with Snapdragon 888 SoC
Xiaomi has officially announced the new flagship smartphone, the Mi 11. The Mi 11 is also the first officially announced smartphone with the new Snapdragon 888 SoC and paves the way for flagships in 2021.
Patch 1.06 fixes save game issues on the PC
Despite all the bugs and issues, CD Projekt Red said that it managed to sell over 13 million copies of Cyberpunk 2077 across all platforms, and it has also released its latest patch that should fix save game bugs.
Most likely coming in February
While MSI might only offer reference-based Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards for now, it has finally showcased its customs versions which will be a part of the Gaming X Trio series, including the Radeon RX 6900XT Gaming X Trio.