AMD confirms Q3 2019 launch for Zen 2 and Navi
Published in PC Hardware

3rd Gen Ryzen, EPYC, and Radeon VII+Navi, all in Q3

During its annual shareholder meeting, AMD has confirmed that its 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs, 2nd Gen EPYC, and Navi-based graphics cards, will all launch in Q3 2019.

World of Warcraft Classic launching in August
Published in Gaming

Beta already underway

Blizzard has officially set the World of Warcraft Classic release date for August 27th, with a closed beta test already up and running for those invited.

AMD to stream "Next Horizon Gaming" event at E3 2019
Published in PC Hardware

As well as the Computex 2019 keynote

AMD has announced its new "Next Horizon Gaming" event that will take place at the E3 2019 show on June 10th, which will be live-streamed. It has also announced that the Computex 2019 keynote on May 27th will be live-streamed as well.

AMD releases Radeon Software 19.5.1 driver
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One to have for RAGE 2

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.5.1 driver which brings optimizations for RAGE 2 game as well as adds support for Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Instruction Tracing for Radeon GPU Profiler, and brings several bug fixes.

AMD Zen 2-based 3rd gen Ryzen ES chip spotted
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A 16-core chip running at 4.2GHz Boost clock

An engineering sample of AMD's Zen 2-based 3rd generation Ryzen CPU has been spotted online, showing a 16-core chip with 3.3GHz base and 4.2GHz Boost clocks, and running on AM4 X570 motherboard.

Nvidia releases Geforce 430.64 graphics driver
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Day-one support for games and performance improvements

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 430.64 graphics driver which brings day-one support for RAGE 2 and Total War: Three Kingdoms games, increases Vulkan performance in World War Z game, and brings some bug fixes and SLI profiles.

Respawn promises Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gameplay at E3
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At the EA Play event

While the initial trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was great, it raised a lot of question which should be answered during EA's Play event scheduled to start on June 7th.

Bethesda shares RAGE 2 PC system requirements
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Coming on May 14th

Bethesda has shared both minimum and recommended PC system requirements for the upcoming RAGE 2 open-world first-person shooter game, scheduled to launch on PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4 on May 14th.

AMD confirms Navi to arrive in Q3 2019
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Navi starts with a mid-range segment

During its Q1 2019 financial call, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that next-generation graphics cards based on Navi GPU architecture are coming in Q3 2019, with plenty of new features and pricing sitting below Radeon VII, confirming that we will be looking at a mid-range segment graphics card.

AMD reports good Q1 2019 financial results
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With $1.27 billion revenue and higher gross margin

AMD has announced its financial report for the first quarter of 2019, reporting a drop in revenue with $1.27 billion, but also reporting a higher gross margin.