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God of War gets AMD FSR 2.0 support with the latest patch
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A couple of bug fixes as well

The latest v1.0.12 patch for the PC version of God of War brought support for AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) 2.0 technology, as well as fixes a couple of other bugs in the game.

Patching vulnerabilities is useless
Published in News
Monday, 25 April 2022 11:56

Patching vulnerabilities is useless


The “Thoughts and Prayers” of the IT industry

Patching of vulnerabilities is the security industry's equivalent of sending “thoughts and prayers” to solve global catastrophes, according to a US security expert.

Microsoft’s first 2022 patch Tuesday was pants
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Too much pain for users and admins

Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday for 2022 was so bad it appeared to have been written by the software genii at Apple.

Intel fixes something it said fixed six months ago
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Dutch researchers found Intel's patch only fixed some of the issues

Chipzilla has issued a patch for some processor vulnerabilities which were supposed to have been fixed in an earlier patch it released six months ago.

Microsoft kills off Spectre patch
Published in News
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:52

Microsoft kills off Spectre patch


Your computer is safe from the Intel patch, it is just insecure again

Microsoft has released an emergency Windows update to disable Intel's troublesome microcode fix for the Spectre Variant 2 attack.

Intel warns about installing its chip patch
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 10:28

Intel warns about installing its chip patch


Torvalds was right - Intel is a chicken with its head cut off


A day after Linus Torvalds warned that Intel’s patching for a severe security flaw on its chips was “garbage”, Intel has warned users not to upgrade.

Latest Ghost Recon Wildlands patch improves performance
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Better multi-GPU, quad-core CPU and AMD GPU support

The latest patch for Ghost Recon Wildlands promises to significantly improve performance on the PC, especially for multi-GPU, quad-core CPU and systems based on AMD GPUs.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets a new patch
Published in Gaming
Friday, 09 September 2016 00:00

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets a new patch


Brings DirectX 12 support and some fixes

Nixxes has now released an official PC patch for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided which fixes some critical bugs as well as bringing DirectX 12 support for new GPUs.

Doom gets Vulkan API patch
Published in Gaming
Monday, 11 July 2016 21:48

Doom gets Vulkan API patch


Significant performance improvements on RX 480

Bethesda has announced that its Vulkan API support patch for Doom is now live and should bring significant improvements due to the implementation of several features, including Asynchronous Shaders support.

Rise of the Tomb Raider gets DirectX 12 support
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And Nvidia VXAO technology

Rise of the Tomb Raider has received a new patch which brings both DirectX 12 support, Nvidia's VXAO Ambient Occlusion technology and some other optimization, fixes and tweaks.