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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.