HW News - Intel Arc Isn't Dead, Melting GPU Power Cables 12VHPWR, & RTX 40 CoolersTuesday, 20 September 2022
Hardware news this week talks Intel Arc GPUs, RTX 40 card coolers as leaked by wxnod, PCI-SIG discussion on melting 12VHPWR connectors, and more.
HW News - Intel Ray-Tracing Woes, EK's "Not A Sham" Water Blocks, Steam Deck BoomingSaturday, 30 July 2022
This week in the news, we're talking about Intel's early ray tracing issues with Linux, rumors about the Raptor Lake 13th Gen CPUs and RTX 4090 GPUs, and news from EK -- it put gold on blocks, for some reason, and called them an "investment."
Additional topics include the Steam Deck's continual boom and rise, Windows 12's arrival, and more.
HW News - New CPU Vulnerability, Intel A380 GPU Launches, AMD Ryzen 7000 Release DateThursday, 23 June 2022
Hardware news this week discusses a new CPU vulnerability (Hertzbleed) that affects all CPUs, alongside other topics, like the Intel A380 GPU launch, AMD's Zen 4 leaked release date for September, and leaks about the Intel Core i9-13900K and 13900KF.
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HW News - Intel Arc Takes Shots at NVIDIA, Future AMD Technology, Porsche MonitorFriday, 15 April 2022
Hardware news this week talks about Intel's new Arc Control software, which aims to offer a software and driver solution competitive with NVIDIA's. Intel wasn't shy about taking shots, either: It directly referenced NVIDIA's outdated-looking control panel and further jabbed at GeForce Experience's requirement to log in for use.
In other news, we'll be talking about future AMD 3D stacking technology (it's not just V-Cache), mostly involving machine learning accelerators. The AMD GPU refresh is also in the news.
HW News - NVIDIA Ada GPU Leaks, i9-12900KS Prepping for 5800X3D, New GPU Power SpecSaturday, 02 April 2022
This week, we have news on the Intel i9-12900KS that's prepping to fight the AMD R7 5800X3D. We also have a fair bit of news regarding the RTX 3090 Ti, and changes coming to the ATX specification as we get closer to PCIe 5.0 devices hitting the market.
We also have another entry in the growing modular laptop market, this time in the form of Prime Computer’s PrimeBook Circular. Elsewhere, we have some information on Intel's ATX12VO 2.0 and a new I_PSU% feature, some images of custom RTX 3090 Ti cooling solutions that weigh in at 3.5 and 4 slots, and more.
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HW News - XFX Shady GPU Sales, NVIDIA RTX 4000, Universal ChipsetFriday, 18 March 2022
This week, we have some news regarding upcoming AMD CPUs, as AMD officially announced its new Threadripper Pro 5000 WX series, and we detail various rumors regarding several new Ryzen SKUs that could put the heat on Intel’s lower-end stack. We also have information about a new Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) that is being backed by big silicon players like AMD, Intel, and Arm, among others.
Elsewhere, we have Intel officially killing off AVX-512 support for Alder Lake-S, Intel preparing a new hardware feature for testing CPU cores, and fresh rumors surrounding Nvidia’s upcoming Ada GPUs that are set to succeed the current crop of Ampere GPUs at some point.
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HW News - Best Buy Slimy Tactics, AMD RDNA3 GPUs, Intel i9-13900K 32-Thread CPUThursday, 24 February 2022
Best Buy didn’t want Newegg hogging all the limelight and decided to make some shady decisions of its own by putting new GPUs behind a paywall. There's plenty of other news from the last week too, like rumors of Intel's Raptor Lake i9-13900K CPUs, Cooler Master's new Sneaker X case, the death of the NVIDIA-Arm deal, and plenty more.
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HW News - ASRock Cash Grab, Intel GPUs w/ 16GB VRAM, RTX 3090 Ti KINGPINThursday, 03 February 2022
News this week is busy as ever, as we’ve got news of EVGA’s upcoming RTX 3090 Ti Kingpin, which Vince “Kingpin” Lucido himself teased on his personal Facebook page. Elsewhere, we have Valve confirming the first shipment of Steam Deck handhelds for late February, a Crysis 4 confirmation, Intel warning users against overclocking its non-K CPUs, and more. As usual, find the news article and video embed with timestamps below.
HW News - AMD 4GB Backtrack, Intel Making BTC Miners, Ryzen 5000 on X370Friday, 21 January 2022
Hardware news this past week was busy. Following-up all the CES coverage we posted on the YouTube channel, we immediately landed on the RX 6500 XT launch, Intel making crypto miners, Ryzen 5000 getting X370 support, and more.
More interestingly maybe, AMD is working on "RAMP," an XMP alternative, for its Ryzen platforms. This follows up previous A-XMP and AMP solutions.
HW News - Intel Leaks Own "DG3" GPUs, NVIDIA RTX 3050 & 2050, Dell Modular LaptopTuesday, 21 December 2021
This week, we’re diving into a couple of product rumors from Intel and Nvidia just ahead of CES 2022. Intel, for its part, is rumored to be preparing a new KS SKU for its successful Alder Lake-S platform. Nvidia, meanwhile, is rumored to be carving out 4GB and 8GB SKUs for its long-awaited RTX 3050. As ever, take both of these with due salt, but these stories aren’t far fetched, and we won’t have to wait long to see how much truth there is to them.
Elsewhere, Intel inadvertently offered us a glimpse into its roadmap via a rather revealing set of driver patch notes, and Sony is now selling colored faceplates to deal with the polarizing white color of the PS5 consoles. There’s also news regarding CD Projekt Red, a new design concept from Dell, and a $2,100 motherboard from MSI.
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