AMD partners have freedom with RX 5600 XT specifications
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Higher clocks, faster memory

It appears that AMD gave its AIB partners a lot of freedom when it comes to RX 5600 XT specifications and some versions have been spotted with a higher game and boost clocks as well as faster 14Gbps memory.

Nvidia says some RTX 2060 are available at $299.99
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Price drops in Europe down to €299

Although there is still no official price cut for the RTX 2060, the recent introduction of the EVGA RTX 2060 KO, has pushed other Nvidia AIC partners to lower the price down to $299.99, and the same thing is happening in Europe with the price dropping down to €299.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 20.1.2 driver
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Brings support for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin 20.1.2 driver which adds optimizations for the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot game, support for Vulkan 1.2, as well as fixing some bugs.

EVGA brings fight to RX 5600 XT with RTX 2060 KO Edition
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With $300 MSRP

While Nvidia is still officially waiting for the RX 5600 XT to launch, EVGA has launched a pre-emptive strike in the form of Geforce RTX 2060 KO, which will be available with an MSRP of $300, just $20 above the RX 5600 XT.

New AMD high-end Radeon SKUs spotted at ECC
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Radeon RX 5800 series, RX 5900 and RX 5950

A total of four new Radeon SKUs have been spotted on ECC, and it appears that AMD is gearing up to release a full lineup of high-end Radeon SKUs, ranging from RX 5800 and RX 5900 series, including the RX 5950 and RX 5950 XT.

AMD says "big Navi" is coming
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Ray tracing as well

In a Q&A session after AMD's keynote at CES 2020, members of the press got to ask some big questions, and luckily, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that we will indeed see a big, or high-end Navi-based graphics card, as well as tap into ray tracing with its discrete graphics cards.

AMD announces 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 mobile processors
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First laptops in Q1 2020 and 100+ systems in 2020

A big part of AMD's CES 2020 keynote was about its new 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 series mobile processors based on Zen 2 CPU architecture and 7nm manufacturing process. The Ryzen 4000 mobile processors will be coming in U-, H-, and Pro-series versions, targeting different market segments, and AMD promises big things in the laptop market segment in 2020 as it puts a lot of pressure on Intel.

AMD officially announces RX 5600 XT at CES 2020
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Coming on January 21st at $279

As expected and rumored earlier, AMD has officially announced the new Radeon RX 5600 XT at its CES 2020 keynote, and this 7nm Navi based card with 2304 Stream Processors and 6GB of GDDR6 memory will be available with $279 SEP on January 21st.

Threadripper 3990X CPU costs $3,990
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That is almost Intel prices 

AMD is about to release its first Threadripper 3990X CPU with 64 computing cores on 7 February with a $3,990 price tag that would make it look like Intel or Apple pricing.

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT confirmed with 2,304 Stream Processors
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Comes with 6GB of GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit memory interface

It appears that earlier rumors were spot on as a leaked specifications sheet from one of AMD AIB partners has pretty much confirmed all the specifications for the RX 5600 XT, including 2,304 Stream Processors as well as 6GB of GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit memory interface.