More DDR4 Memory Price Reductions Incoming
Oversupply issues continue to plague the industry
Nextorage is releasing a new PCIe Gen 5 SSD with a beefy heatsink and up to 10,000MB/s rated read and write speeds.
A new AMD microcode update is now out that was expected to fix all the issues surrounding recent Ryzen 7000 CPU deaths. But sadly, the microcode update appears to be riddled with bugs.
Aliexpress is apparently selling useless GPU backplate cooling solutions that provide no tangible cooling benefits to your graphics card.
The RTX 3060 Ti and RTX 2060 Super have nearly double the memory bandwidth
AMD's RX 5600 XT was recently modified with 12GB of speedy GDDR6 memory, significantly improving performance in memory-bound benchmarks.
Crucial's T700 Gen 5 SSD is now available for pre-order and will start shipping May 30. The T700 is the world's fastest SSD to date, with read speeds of up to 12 GB/s.
Apparently, there was a glitch in the previous month's survey
EA has started to fulfill its promise and has shipped its first patch for Jedi: Survivor which addresses game-breaking bugs and performance issues with the game.
Der8auer is creating a new water block with direct-die cooling capabilities that achieves significantly lower CPU temperatures compared to standard AIO liquid coolers.
A GPU modder has modded an RTX 3060 8GB into an RTX 3060 12GB model, by adding two extra memory ICs to the 3060's PCB. Increasing both memory capacity and memory bandwidth.
Patch notes for AMD's new AGESA 126.96.36.199 firmware update, suggest the Ryzen 7000 burnout was not only affected by unsafe SoC voltages but bugs in the chip's temperature control mechanism.
Linux is now the final operating system to continue supporting Firewire. Maintainer Takashi Sakamoto has stepped in to support the ancient connectivity standard for the next 6 years.
Hopefully a launch day patch will fix these optimization problems.
AMD's RX 7900 XT is putting on some serious competition against the RTX 4070 Ti, and is currently the number 2 best-selling GPU on Amazon, with a 17% discount.
Nvidia has forced MSI to cancel its RTX 3060 Ti Super 3X AIB partner model just one week after launch. The super nomenclature apparently conflicts with previous generation RTX 20 Super series GPUs.
Sparkle re-enters the GPU market with three new Intel Arc based GPUs
Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4070 is now discounted 60 Euros below its original launch price in Germany. The resulting discounts are related to poor consumer demand for the new mid-range GPU.
An RTX 3070 was modified from 8GB to 16GB, and showed serious performance improvements in VRAM-bound titles. Especially in the 0.1% and 1% lows.
MSI Afterburner has finally been updated after 1 whole year, adding support for Nvidia's RTX 40 series GPUs, AMD RX 7000 series GPUs, and half-baked support for Intel Arc GPUs.
A new review compared the best CPU and GPU hardware against Windows and Linux, to see which operating system is the best for gaming. Turns out both are identical except for non-native applications.
A new Zen 4 mobile CPU aimed at professional laptops shows graphics performance akin to full-blown mid-range desktop GPUs from several years ago.
A new steampunk puzzle game was recently announced that features an unusually high recommended system requirement of 32GB of memory.
Micro Center has a promotion going on right now where new customers can get a free Inland 256GB SATA SSD at Micro Center's brick-and-mortar locations.
AMD's Ryzen 7 7800X3D is 7% faster in Linux compared to Windows 11.