Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 14/10/22


Nvidia Allegedly Restores Mining Performance On GeForce RTX 30 LHR GPUs

Now that Ethereum GPU mining is gone, Nvidia returns mining performance to GeForce RTX 30-series LHR graphics cards.

DDoS Attack Against Minecraft Server was Largest Ever Seen by Cloudflare

The 2.5 Tbps attack via a Mirai botnet variant didn't have a noticeable effect on the gaming server, thanks to Cloudflare filters.

AMD RDNA 3 flagship GPU could debut in December, but may fall short of Nvidia RTX 4090

AMD’s first RDNA 3 graphics cards will arrive in December, according to the latest rumor regarding the next-gen GPUs.As Tom’s Hardware reports, this comes from known leaker ECSM on Bilibili (a Chinese

Nvidia’s latest graphics driver increases performance in DX12 games by up to 24%

This week's Nvidia graphics driver update not only adds support for the RTX 4090, but also makes some new optimisations, improving DX12 performance for RTX 30 series GPUs by up to 24 percent. While

AMD Radeon RX 7000 RDNA 3 GPUs Could Arrive In December

According to a leaker, AMD's Radeon RX 7000-series graphics cards based on the RDNA 3 architecture will potentially hit the retail market this year.

AMD Radeon RX 7000 “RDNA 3” Graphics Cards Allegedly Launching In December, Difficult To Compete With NVIDIA’s RTX 40 GPUs

A new rumor of AMD's next-generation Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards based on the RDNA 3 GPU architecture has been posted by Enthusiast Citizen. The leaker who has been very accurate with his

Taiwan Security Bureau: No Need to Destroy TSMC's Fabs If China Invades

Sanctions by the U.S. and Europe could be as devastating as bombing TSMC's fabs if China ceases them.

RTX 4090 Beats Two RTX 3090s in SLI — Barely

YouTuber Benchmark Lab pits two RTX 3090s in SLI formation against RTX 4090; RTX 4090 wins, but just barely. And only because SLI doesn't work.

Nvidia announces the next games to receive Nvidia DLSS 3 support

DLSS 3 will debut this week alongside Nvidia's new flagship RTX 4090 graphics card. The rollout for DLSS 3 support will kick off swiftly too, with several games set to update this month, with many more to come

MSI GeForce RTX 4090 SUPRIM X & SUPRIM Liquid X Review – When Air & Water Collide!

Keeping their tradition alive of launching a new graphics architecture every two years, this year, NVIDIA introduces its Ada Lovelace GPU. The Ada GPU is built upon the foundation set by Turing. NVIDIA terms

NVIDIA Publishes Official GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB & RTX 4080 12 GB Gaming Benchmarks, Huge Performance Gaps In Entire RTX 40 Lineup

Yesterday, NVIDIA published brand new gaming performance benchmarks of the GeForce RTX 4080 16 GB & RTX 4080 12 GB graphics cards. Based on the results, there's a huge gap between each

NVIDIA DLSS 3 “Frame Generation” Lock Reportedly Bypassed, RTX 2070 Gets Double The Frames In Cyberpunk 2077

NVIDIA recently introduced its new DLSS 3 technology that adds a new feature known as Frame Generation on supported GPUs. The company officially said that this feature was only available on their new GeForce

Nvidia lists games that support DLSS 3 – and RTX 4090 buyers may be disappointed

Nvidia’s RTX 4090 GPU has just hit the shelves, and Team Green has let us know which games will initially support the fresh take on its frame rate boosting tech, DLSS 3.As noted in a blog post from Nvidia

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 4090 Is As Strong As It Is Huge

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 is finally here, arriving after one of the most contentious graphics card generations in recent memory. While the performance for Ampere-based cards like the RTX 3080 and RTX

Chip Companies Lose $240 Billion in U.S. Crackdown on China

The whole industry suffers as U.S. restrictions on China's semiconductor industry get more severe.

AMD Offers up Uncharted Game Bundle to Ryzen 5000 Buyers

AMD is offering up a new Uncharted game bundle for Ryzen 5000 purchases only. We suspect AMD wants to reduce Ryzen 5000 supply to (eventually) improve Ryzen 7000 sales.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Review: Queen of the Castle

Our testing of the GeForce RTX 4090 proves it's the undisputable performance leader of current GPUs, beating previous cards by 50% and more. DLSS 3 should further extend the lead, and upgraded ray tracing hardware means you can finally max out the settings in most games. Just mind the sticker shock, as the card doesn't come cheap.

Analysts Predict SSD Prices May Halve by Mid-2023

3D NAND and SSD prices will keep dropping due to slowing demand and surplus inventory.

Call of Duty: MWII has so many PC options that Infinity Ward had to implement a search bar

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is coming out fairly soon and Infinity Ward just dropped the PC trailer for the game. We've already seen the PC system requirements, but now we know more about the PC-specific platform features, and honestly, the options menu might be a little too big. Currently, Infinity Ward is promising over 500 different customisation options in the menus.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8 GB & RTX 3060 Ti GDDR6X Graphics Cards Reportedly Launching In Late October

NVIDIA seems to have planned the launch of its GeForce RTX 3060 8 GB & RTX 3060 Ti GDDR6X graphics cards for late October, reports Videocardz. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 8 GB & 3060 Ti GDDR6X

Doom Runs at 60 FPS in Notepad

Game developer Sam Chiet gets Doom to run in Microsoft Notepad on Windows.

MSI MPG B650 Carbon WiFi Motherboard Review

In this review, we are taking our first look at AMD’s new B650 chipset via the MSI B650 Carbon WiFi motherboard. Coming in at £380 in the UK, this certainly is not the value successor to B550 that many users

The Best CPU for Gaming in 2022

Here is the best CPU for gaming for the money, based on our benchmarks. These processors offer the best performance in their price ranges and most are suitable for overclocking.

EA is finally replacing Origin with a lighter and faster app

Back in September 2020, EA announced plans to do away with its Origin PC launcher and replace it with a new app. Now two years later, that app has finally debuted, promising a lighter client and faster

Intel Confirms 6GB Alder Lake BIOS Source Code Leak, New Details Emerge

Intel confirms that 6GB of proprietary BIOS source code for its Alder Lake processors was leaked to the public.

How To Clone Your SSD or Hard Drive

Migrating your OS to a faster drive is made easy with Clonezilla.

Binance Loses $110 Million In Latest High-Profile Crypto Hack

Binance, one of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchanges that operates on its own blockchain, halted all transactions as soon as a hacker exploited its services to steal some $110 million.

Microsoft Provides New Performance Tips for Windows 11 Gamers

Microsoft discusses the implications of toggling off these security features but now appears to officially approve of them being turned off – at least during a gaming session.

TSMC Q3 2022 Revenue Hits All-Time High Despite Slowing Demand

TSMC's revenue tops estimates despite slowing demand for chips.

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