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Intel's DG2 gaming GPUs could actually stand a chance against Nvidia and AMD
Intel's DG2 gaming GPUs could actually stand a chance against Nvidia and AMD
Intel may be in with an outside chance of competing with some of the best graphics cards around.
AMD's Ryzen 9 5900 would be the best gaming CPU if they existed and we could actually buy one
AMD's Ryzen 9 5900 would be the best gaming CPU if they existed and we could actually buy one
The cheaper 12-core chip would be the base for a great AMD gaming PC, for the DIY as well as pre-built market.
Intel Xe DG2 could rival Nvidia’s RTX 3070 and AMD’s RX 6800
Intel Xe DG2 could rival Nvidia’s RTX 3070 and AMD’s RX 6800
Intel's gaming-focused Xe DG2 GPU is expected to release next year, and could bring some more variety to our currently two-branded best graphics card guide, if its performance is up to scratch. The card is expected to come with up to 512 execution units at a rumoured cost somewhere between $400 and $600, and this top-end model looks like it has the capability to trounce high-end cards like Nvidia's RTX 3070 and AMD's RX 6800 if a new video from Moore’s law is dead is anything to go by.
Another super fast 7GB/s PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is here, this time from Teamgroup
Another super fast 7GB/s PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is here, this time from Teamgroup
With Intel's 11th generation Rocket Lake processors finally joining AMD in supporting PCIe 4.0, we’re now seeing faster NVMe SSDs coming out of the woodwork.
DDR4 RAM hits 7156MHz in new record, but you won’t hit those speeds until DDR5
DDR4 RAM hits 7156MHz in new record, but you won’t hit those speeds until DDR5
The arrival of DDR5 RAM may be nearby with Intel's Alder Lake and AMD's Zen 4 just around the corner, but the fourth generation still has a lot to give.
The AMD Zen 4 iGPU rumours could really hit Intel where it hurts
The AMD Zen 4 iGPU rumours could really hit Intel where it hurts
Unless Alder Lake can get Intel back on track, AMD's Ryzen 7000 chips could be another nail in its coffin.
AMD launches an all-black RX 6800 XT – and it’s already sold out
AMD launches an all-black RX 6800 XT – and it’s already sold out
AMD released a new all-black version of its Radeon RX 6800 XT today, and in typical PC hardware fashion it sold out almost instantly.
Alienware is launching its first AMD-based gaming laptop in over 10 years
Alienware is launching its first AMD-based gaming laptop in over 10 years
The new Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition gaming laptops are going to turn some heads.
You can buy a black version of the Radeon RX 6800 XT today so long as you really, really like AMD
You can buy a black version of the Radeon RX 6800 XT today so long as you really, really like AMD
Red Team community members have received a special notice that a new 'Midnight Black edition' RX 6800 XT card is going on sale on AMD.com at 6am PST, 9am EST.
This 7nm GPU out of China is said to rival AMD and Nvidia's finest
This 7nm GPU out of China is said to rival AMD and Nvidia's finest
Tianshu Zhixin announces it's close to "mass production and commercial delivery" of it's new 7nm Big Island graphics cards.
AMD admits Ryzen 5000 CPU exploit could leave your PC open to hackers
AMD admits Ryzen 5000 CPU exploit could leave your PC open to hackers
Zen 3's PSF branch prediction means your system could be left wide open to virtual attacks.
Intel Alder Lake CPUs: What are they, when will they launch, and how fast will they be?
Intel Alder Lake CPUs: What are they, when will they launch, and how fast will they be?
The next-gen Alder Lake processors will heat up the AMD vs.
You actually can pause Outriders in singleplayer... if you've got an Nvidia GPU
You actually can pause Outriders in singleplayer... if you've got an Nvidia GPU
Sympathies to our AMD-owning brothers and sisters.
This AMD Ryzen gaming PC with a GeForce RTX 3060 is available for $1,230
This AMD Ryzen gaming PC with a GeForce RTX 3060 is available for $1,230
A nice mid-range setup for 1080p and 1440p gaming with real-time ray tracing, and it's in stock (for now).
New AMD Ryzen APUs may offer a GPU fix during the global shortage
The fate of Nvidia's RTX 3080 Ti GPUs shows just how scared it was of AMD's RX 6900 XT
The fate of Nvidia's RTX 3080 Ti GPUs shows just how scared it was of AMD's RX 6900 XT
HardwareLuxx user found the never-released RTX 3080 Ti GPU crossed out with a new name under their RTX 3090 FE card.
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6700 XT Review
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6700 XT Review
The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT gets Sapphire’s Nitro treatment.
Even AMD's $999 RX 6900 XT can't cope with Cyberpunk 2077's new Radeon ray tracing mode
Even AMD's $999 RX 6900 XT can't cope with Cyberpunk 2077's new Radeon ray tracing mode
There's little to gain and much to lose from Cyberpunk's demanding ray tracing settings.
Intel Core i5 11600K review
Intel Core i5 11600K review
A chip that tickles our price/performance sensibilities and delivers a genuine alternative to AMD's Zen 3 dominance.
DDR5 RAM production ramps up ahead of Intel Alder Lake and AMD Zen 4
DDR5 RAM production ramps up ahead of Intel Alder Lake and AMD Zen 4
According to a report from Videocardz, it looks like manufacturing of DDR5 is now in full swing, with Jiahe Jinwei, China’s fourth-largest memory maker, confirming the arrival of Micron's new modules at its factory.
Intel's Core i5-11600K strikes back at AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X
Intel's Core i5-11600K strikes back at AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X
After their 10th Gen Comet Lake CPUs got well and truly whomped by AMD's Ryzen 5000 series at the end of last year, Intel have come back fighting with the launch of their 11th Gen Rocket Lake CPUs.
Intel's Core i9-11900K might be down to 8 cores, but its gaming performance is still just as quick
Intel's Core i9-11900K might be down to 8 cores, but its gaming performance is still just as quick
When AMD launched their Ryzen 5000 series last year, it quickly became apparent that throwing more cores and threads at a game didn't necessarily result in significantly faster frame rates.
Nvidia and AMD raked-in over $25bn combined revenue in 2020
Nvidia and AMD raked-in over $25bn combined revenue in 2020
Nvidia's $15.4bn and AMD's $9.7bn further cements them as some of the top fabless tech companies around.
AMD graphics cards ready up for ray tracing in Cyberpunk 2077
AMD graphics cards ready up for ray tracing in Cyberpunk 2077
Cyberpunk 2077's upcoming patch will enable ray tracing on AMD RDNA 2 GPUs.
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.2 Includes Hundreds of Changes
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.2 Includes Hundreds of Changes
Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 is "coming soon", and CD Projekt Red has released an enormous list of changes, including enabling raytracing on AMD graphics cards.
Get ready for a gorgeous 14-inch Razer AMD Ryzen gaming laptop
Get ready for a gorgeous 14-inch Razer AMD Ryzen gaming laptop
Twitter rumours of a Ryzen 9 5900HX machine tally with our own sources.
NZXT throws Ryzen owners a bone with its first AMD motherboard
NZXT throws Ryzen owners a bone with its first AMD motherboard
NZXT's introductory AMD motherboard is based on the B550 chipset.
NZXT announces its first AMD motherboard, check out the N7 B550
NZXT announces its first AMD motherboard, check out the N7 B550
The concept of creating a custom gaming PC with eye-catching aesthetics is nothing new, but has grown a lot more popular in recent years thanks to the renewed enthusiasm in PC gaming.
DDR5 RAM module from Samsung has mammoth 512GB capacity
DDR5 RAM module from Samsung has mammoth 512GB capacity
DDR5 RAM will start appearing in more and more of the best gaming PC builds once AMD's Zen 4 and Intel's Alder Lake CPUs come to market later this year and into 2022.
XFX's Radeon RX 6700 XT Speedster Merc 319 GPU is true to its name
XFX's Radeon RX 6700 XT Speedster Merc 319 GPU is true to its name
More frames per second than AMD's reference design
Intel's 3D chip tech is 'perfect' so it doesn't have to follow AMD's chiplet design
Intel's 3D chip tech is 'perfect' so it doesn't have to follow AMD's chiplet design
The big two chipmakers have different ideas on how to replace the monolithic design of yore.
Novatech Reign Sentry Echelon gaming PC review
Novatech Reign Sentry Echelon gaming PC review
Packing AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X and Radeon RX 6700 XT this is an ode to team red.
MSI warns its AMD and Nvidia graphics cards will see a price rise
MSI warns its AMD and Nvidia graphics cards will see a price rise
Oh no. We reported back in January that the MSRP of graphics cards could rise even further this year, and sadly, this looks like it's ringing true.
Intel plays catch-up with AMD, aiming to launch 7nm Meteor Lake CPUs in 2023
Intel plays catch-up with AMD, aiming to launch 7nm Meteor Lake CPUs in 2023
It looks as though Intel's finally cracked the 7nm process for its future desktop CPUs, confirming the release schedule for its Meteor Lake chips at its Intel Unleashed livestream yesterday.
Intel announces new 'leadership client CPU' being built by TSMC
Intel announces new 'leadership client CPU' being built by TSMC
It's not just going to be AMD building CPUs with TSMC in 2023 it seems.
AMD's DLSS-alternative doesn't need machine learning to work
AMD's DLSS-alternative doesn't need machine learning to work
"We're progressing well but we still have a little bit more work to do," says AMD about its FidelityFX Super Resolution.
Intel’s Xe HPG gaming GPU could be revealed this month
Intel’s Xe HPG gaming GPU could be revealed this month
We're eagerly awaiting more information from Intel on the release of its new gaming-focussed graphics cards, which could break the Nvidia and AMD duopoly when it comes to choosing the best graphics card for gaming.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070: If you could buy one, which should it be?
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT vs Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070: If you could buy one, which should it be?
You may one day able to pick and choose between these two graphics cards, and when that time comes here's what to pick.
Where to buy an AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card - live updates
Where to buy an AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card - live updates
AMD's cheapest RDNA 2 card to date goes on sale today, March 18, at 9am EDT (1pm GMT).
AMD's DLSS rival will hopefully be arriving later this year
AMD's DLSS rival will hopefully be arriving later this year
FidelityFX Super Resolution will be called FSR when it launches
Here's where you can buy an AMD RX 6700 XT today
Here's where you can buy an AMD RX 6700 XT today
Set your watches for 9am ET / 1pm GMT
AMD won’t limit cryptocurrency mining on graphics card
AMD won’t limit cryptocurrency mining on graphics card
Cryptocurrency mining is the talk of the town with consumers and graphics card companies like Nvidia and AMD.
AMD RX 6700 XT reviews roundup – what do the critics think?
AMD RX 6700 XT reviews roundup – what do the critics think?
The RX 6700 XT will be available from March 18, although you'll be lucky to pick one up at  its retail price, as European availability is rumoured to be limited to just a few thousand.
AMD's 2 year old Radeon VII is better for cryptocurrency mining than it ever was for gaming
AMD's 2 year old Radeon VII is better for cryptocurrency mining than it ever was for gaming
AMD's long forgotten Radeon VII can outperform the RX 6900 XT and RTX 3080 in cryptocurrency mining.
AMD refuses to limit cryptocurrency mining: 'we will not be blocking any workload'
AMD refuses to limit cryptocurrency mining: 'we will not be blocking any workload'
AMD says you can do what you want with RDNA 2, but it's going to be best set on gaming.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT review
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT review
A 1440p powerhouse with a very unfortunate pricing problem
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT review
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT review
The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT is ahead of the memory curve but behind on price versus performance.
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT review: mid-range powerhouse
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT review: mid-range powerhouse
So far, AMD's Big Navi graphics cards have lived up their name, giving gamers a true alternative to erstwhile industry leader Nvidia.
AMD will fix USB issues with a BIOS update, but you’ll have to wait until April
AMD will fix USB issues with a BIOS update, but you’ll have to wait until April
After three weeks of investigating USB issues that are plaguing 500 series motherboards, hope is on the horizon as AMD says it's "isolated the root cause" and has a patch on the way.
AMD has a fix for its intermittent USB problems on the way
AMD has a fix for its intermittent USB problems on the way
The AGEAS 1.2.0.2 update will go out to motherboard manufacturers next week, with BIOS updates due in early April.
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 3 5300G chip pops up on eBay for $177
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 3 5300G chip pops up on eBay for $177
The second Zen 3 APU to appear on eBay in as many months.
Boutique builder didn’t sell a single AMD PC in 2016, now they’re outselling Intel
Boutique builder didn’t sell a single AMD PC in 2016, now they’re outselling Intel
Puget Systems has provided some interesting sales data.
Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition gaming PC review
Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition gaming PC review
Alienware's new Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 houses the next generation of AMD goodness.
The AMD Ryzen-powered Aya Neo handheld gaming PC is quite popular
The AMD Ryzen-powered Aya Neo handheld gaming PC is quite popular
At the start of last year, the Alienware Concept UFO teased us with the possibility of a true handheld gaming PC, but with "no plans to announce it as a formal product" as of 2021, we're stuck sitting on the best gaming chair, hunched over our mouse and keyboard.
AMD could follow in Nvidia’s steps with dedicated mining cards
AMD could follow in Nvidia’s steps with dedicated mining cards
With the announcement of Nvidia releasing CMP cards dedicated to crypto mining and possibly nerfing all future GeForce GPUs against the practice, it looks like AMD may combat stock issues in the same way, reserving its Radeon RX 6000 cards for gamers rather than miners.
AMD's Apple-exclusive GPU could be repurposed for cryptocurrency mining, for all the good it'll do
AMD's Apple-exclusive GPU could be repurposed for cryptocurrency mining, for all the good it'll do
That's kinda all it can do right now to combat the rise in cryptocurrency mining and the dearth of gaming graphics cards.
This handheld AMD Ryzen gaming PC from Aya will go on sale later today
This handheld AMD Ryzen gaming PC from Aya will go on sale later today
Or early tomorrow, March 6, if you're outside the US.
AMD's graphics card market share has dropped by a third in one year
AMD's graphics card market share has dropped by a third in one year
Everyone wants a new GPU, but it looks like AMD is struggling to make its mark.
AMD boosts Ryzen 3000 CPU performance with Smart Access Memory
AMD boosts Ryzen 3000 CPU performance with Smart Access Memory
The Nvidia 3070-rivalling RX 6700 XT might be the headliner of AMD's latest livestream, but there's also good news if you're rocking a Ryzen 3000 series CPU, as the older processors now support Smart Access Memory (SAM).
Resident Evil Village Will Support AMD Ray Tracing, FidelityFX on PC
Resident Evil Village Will Support AMD Ray Tracing, FidelityFX on PC
Short video showcases the differences between non-ray traced and ray-traced environments.
AMD just enabled Smart Access Memory for the Ryzen 3000 Series
AMD just enabled Smart Access Memory for the Ryzen 3000 Series
Today marked the reveal of the Radeon RX 6700 XT, but Team Red enthusiasts also received word of an exciting new feature coming to the Ryzen 3000 Series of CPUs.
Everything you need to know about AMD's RX 6700 XT GPU
Everything you need to know about AMD's RX 6700 XT GPU
Price, specs and release date confirmed
AMD are bringing Smart Access Memory to Ryzen 3000 CPUs
AMD are bringing Smart Access Memory to Ryzen 3000 CPUs
Get up to 16% more performance when paired with an RX 6000 GPU
Resident Evil Village is getting ray tracing support
Resident Evil Village is getting ray tracing support
But will it reflect the true 9ft 6in majesty of Lady Dimitrescu?
AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs get go-ahead for performance boosting Smart Access Memory
AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs get go-ahead for performance boosting Smart Access Memory
It's an easy switch, providing you've got all the component parts required.
AMD shows the Radeon RX 6700 XT outpacing Nvidia's RTX 3070 in selected games
AMD shows the Radeon RX 6700 XT outpacing Nvidia's RTX 3070 in selected games
At $479 it's expensive, but it'll probably still sell out in minutes.
AMD announces $479 RX 6700 XT graphics card for 1440p gaming
AMD announces $479 RX 6700 XT graphics card for 1440p gaming
AMD has unveiled its latest desktop graphics card, the RX 6700 XT.
AMD announces RX 6700 XT graphics card launching March 18 for $479
AMD announces RX 6700 XT graphics card launching March 18 for $479
Team red has an answer to the RTX 30-series under $500, and it's arriving this month.
All the AMD RX 6700 XT price, specs, and performance details - live updates
All the AMD RX 6700 XT price, specs, and performance details - live updates
AMD's Where Gaming Begins Episode 3 is set to bring us all the RX 6700 XT details.
Watch AMD's new RX 6700 XT GPU reveal right here
Watch AMD's new RX 6700 XT GPU reveal right here
Set your watches for 11am ET / 4pm GMT
Watch the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT announcement here today
Watch the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT announcement here today
Here's hoping there's going to be plenty of stock for AMD's mainstream graphics card.
Does AMD need to announce its own GPU hashrate limiter to combat cryptocurrency mining?
Does AMD need to announce its own GPU hashrate limiter to combat cryptocurrency mining?
AMD is unveiling the RX 6700 XT tomorrow, but it remains to be seen whether the red team will follow Nvidia in tackling mining.
This AMD Ryzen gaming laptop with a GeForce RTX 3070 for $1,290 is a steal
This AMD Ryzen gaming laptop with a GeForce RTX 3070 for $1,290 is a steal
You'd be hard pressed to find a cheaper laptop with a GeForce RTX 3070 inside.
These leaked AMD Zen 4 server specs have us salivating for Ryzen 6000
These leaked AMD Zen 4 server specs have us salivating for Ryzen 6000
Zen 4 looks to be as much the upgrade as Zen 3, and then some.
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors are in stock for MSRP at various online retailers
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors are in stock for MSRP at various online retailers
Chip shortages for computer components are pretty common knowledge at this point.
Black History Month: Why diversity is vital in AMD, 'we know that diverse workforces spur innovation'
The next AMD RX 6000 GPU is being announced on March 3rd
New AMD Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards to be announced on March 3
New AMD Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards to be announced on March 3
It's about time Nvidia had some competition under $500.
Intel claims your PCIe 4.0 SSD will run faster on Rocket Lake than an AMD system
Intel claims your PCIe 4.0 SSD will run faster on Rocket Lake than an AMD system
Rocket Lake will make PCIe Gen 4 SSDs fly faster than Ryzen, Intel says.
AMD investigating X570 and B550 motherboard USB issues
AMD investigating X570 and B550 motherboard USB issues
Since their launch in fall 2020, AMD has seen users complaining of USB connectivity problems on new X570 and B550 motherboards.
AMD hops on Reddit to fix USB connectivity issues on 500 series chipsets
AMD hops on Reddit to fix USB connectivity issues on 500 series chipsets
AMD might be sitting pretty with the best gaming CPU on the market right now, but the 500 series chipset powering the motherboards that run it isn't without its problems.
AMD RX 6700 XT rumoured to launch March 18 in 'more than very limited' quantities
AMD RX 6700 XT rumoured to launch March 18 in 'more than very limited' quantities
The AMD rumour mill is grinding gears and spitting out stock and release date news of the new mainstream Navi GPUs.
AMD is analyzing USB disconnect issue in 500-series motherboards
AMD is analyzing USB disconnect issue in 500-series motherboards
Do you find you suffer from intermittent USB connectivity?
Power up Your PC's Memory With 16GB of GeIL EVO X II DDR4 RAM for $70
Power up Your PC's Memory With 16GB of GeIL EVO X II DDR4 RAM for $70
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AMD’S RX 6700 XT could be arriving March 18
AMD’S RX 6700 XT could be arriving March 18
The first RX 6000 card with a sub-$500 price tag, the RX 6700 XT, could be with us in just a few weeks if a report from French hardware site Cowcotland, which cites insider sources giving a March 18 release, is to be believed.
Nvidia nerfs RTX 3060 against mining, says “GeForce is made for gaming”
Nvidia nerfs RTX 3060 against mining, says “GeForce is made for gaming”
The stock issues with AMD and Nvidia's latest graphics cards have led to massively over-inflated prices on resale.
Nvidia's RTX 3060 will mine crypto at half speed, may be easier to buy
Nvidia's RTX 3060 will mine crypto at half speed, may be easier to buy
With new graphics cards unavailable for purchase at their list price months after launch, gamers are unsurprisingly a bit touchy about just where all of AMD and Nvidia's new GPUs are ending up.
The first AIO water-cooled AMD Big Navi card is coming
The first AIO water-cooled AMD Big Navi card is coming
It's very rare to see a graphics card with out-of-the-box water cooling - the last we saw was EVGA's RTX 3090 Kingpin, released back in December.
This 6-core AMD Ryzen laptop packs in a GTX 1650 and 120Hz screen for just $599
This 6-core AMD Ryzen laptop packs in a GTX 1650 and 120Hz screen for just $599
Save $300 on Gateway's value oriented Creator Series laptop with a fast display.
TSMC might be producing all AMD and Apple's goodies, but Samsung still makes more chips
TSMC might be producing all AMD and Apple's goodies, but Samsung still makes more chips
Samsung accounts for more than 1 in every 7 computing wafers produced globally.
Those little Intel Alder Lake cores could be what gives it the edge over AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X
Those little Intel Alder Lake cores could be what gives it the edge over AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X
With Skylake-level performance, Alder Lake's little cores could be the unsung heroes of the innovative new architecture.
This software is the kick your AMD Ryzen CPU needs to reach 5GHz
This software is the kick your AMD Ryzen CPU needs to reach 5GHz
ClockTuner for Ryzen says 5GHz is possible after all, and only a couple of clicks away.
Leaked Core i7 11700K results show AMD Ryzen is still the CPU to beat in 2021
Leaked Core i7 11700K results show AMD Ryzen is still the CPU to beat in 2021
But it's still "the most powerful Intel processor in gaming" so far, as well as one of the most power hungry.
Nvidia's RTX 3080 destroys AMD's RX 6800 XT in new 3DMark test
Nvidia's RTX 3080 destroys AMD's RX 6800 XT in new 3DMark test
But the real takeaway is that Mesh Shaders can produce incredible results.
Elusive Ryzen 7 5800X is available from AMD, get it while you can
AMD RX 6700 listed with 6GB, half the VRAM of RX 6700 XT cards
AMD RX 6700 listed with 6GB, half the VRAM of RX 6700 XT cards
The new mainstream card will also come with less memory than the old AMD RX 5700 from 2019.
AMD, Nvidia, and Intel urge Biden to salvage the US chip industry
AMD, Nvidia, and Intel urge Biden to salvage the US chip industry
"The costs of inaction are high," says the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 7 5700G chip listed on eBay for $500
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 7 5700G chip listed on eBay for $500
One of the worst AMD deals of all time.
Intel’s high-end gaming graphics card spotted running 3DMark
Intel’s high-end gaming graphics card spotted running 3DMark
Intel plans to release its gaming-focused XE DG2 graphics card sometime this year or in 2022, potentially disrupting Nvidia and AMD's duopoly when it comes to choosing the best graphics card for your PC.