Nvidia expands RTX Studio lineup with new Ampere GPUs for laptops, desktops
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Nvidia expands RTX Studio lineup with new Ampere GPUs for laptops, desktops

At its virtual GPU Technology Conference 2021, Nvidia unveiled its next-generation GPUs for creators. Part of the RTX Studio lineup, the new graphics cards are for creators on laptops, workstations, and desktops. A total of eight new GPUs were announced that are based on the Ampere graphics architecture that’s found on the gaming GeForce RTX Read more

AMD’s Ryzen 6000 processors could steal one of Intel’s competitive advantages
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AMD’s Ryzen 6000 processors could steal one of Intel’s competitive advantages

New rumors are emerging about AMD’s next-generation Zen 4 microarchitecture, and it looks like the company may be following in larger rival Intel’s footsteps. When AMD launches its Ryzen processor based on the Zen 4 core, according to the latest rumors and leaks, it could potentially equip each of its processors with an integrated GPU, Read more

Did Intel admit defeat against Apple M1 processor in latest ad?
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Did Intel admit defeat against Apple M1 processor in latest ad?

Did Intel concede the war of silicon to Apple in its latest ad? In the latest marketing campaign promoting the company’s 11th Gen processors as the world’s best silicon for thin and light laptops, Intel had prominently featured an Apple laptop that’s not even powered by its latest and greatest mobile silicon. Intel claimed that Read more

AMD released a beautiful blacked-out graphics card, but you can’t buy it yet
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AMD released a beautiful blacked-out graphics card, but you can’t buy it yet

AMD has just launched a beautiful new variant of its Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card in a stunning shade of Midnight Black. While the card will look gorgeous in a gaming rig, especially one with tempered glass see-through windows, Team Red gamers will likely not be able to score the card in the near Read more

Two new Razer Blade gaming laptops rumored to finally support AMD Ryzen 5000
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Two new Razer Blade gaming laptops rumored to finally support AMD Ryzen 5000

Razer has been exclusively using Intel mobile processors on its laptops to date, but that could soon change. Even though the notebook maker hasn’t confirmed plans to diversify its gaming laptop lineup, we are seeing leaks that could indicate future models may ship with AMD’s Ryzen 5000 series mobile CPUs. Given how strong AMD’s game Read more

Nvidia leak shows next-gen GPUs could be five times as powerful as RTX 3080
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Nvidia leak shows next-gen GPUs could be five times as powerful as RTX 3080

While gamers are still struggling to get their hands on Nvidia’s latest GeForce RTX 3000 series graphics cards based on the Ampere architecture, Nvidia is already hard at work on the successor to the flagship RTX 3080. Powering the company’s next-gen GPU is a new architecture known as Hopper, and a recent leak reveals that Read more

RAM is already expensive, but prices will continue to rise in the coming months
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RAM is already expensive, but prices will continue to rise in the coming months

Sam Lionheart/iFixit If you’re looking to build your own PC this year, you might need to budget more than expected for your custom rig. Shortages of multiple components are driving up prices of PC parts, which translates to a more expensive build. Shortages of graphics cards, as well as tariffs that were put into effect Read more

Intel’s Meteor Lake will be its first 7nm desktop processors, launching in 2023
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Intel’s Meteor Lake will be its first 7nm desktop processors, launching in 2023

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger confirmed that the company is on track with its 7nm plans, and the first chips to use the new, smaller node will debut in 2023 on desktop PCs. Known by its codename as Meteor Lake, Intel’s new processor will be manufactured using the company’s 7nm process along with ultraviolet lithography, or Read more

How Nintendo could use A.I. to bring 4K gaming to the Switch Pro
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How Nintendo could use A.I. to bring 4K gaming to the Switch Pro

Rumors have been swirling about a forthcoming new console from Nintendo, possibly called the Switch Pro. It is said to be a bit larger and more powerful, but now, we’re hearing about a possible feature that could be a changer for Nintendo’s handheld/console hybrid. While Nintendo’s console contemporaries — like the Xbox Series X, PlayStation Read more

Despite rising PC shipments, AMD’s GPU market share is rapidly shrinking
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Despite rising PC shipments, AMD’s GPU market share is rapidly shrinking

AMD’s graphics card market share has become as another casualty of the global pandemic. While gamers may be frustrated that they may not be able to find a modern GPU in stock right now, AMD is also feeling its own share of frustration. The maker of the Radeon graphics cards is finding its market share Read more