Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 09/12/22


Intel will launch new Raptor Lake and Alder Lake CPUs in early 2023

It looks like Intel is going to have a very busy Q1. According to a new leak, Intel has plans to launch a slew of new processors for both desktops and laptops. We should also see more affordable B760 and

ASUS RTX 4080 ROG Strix Review

We're almost ready to see what AMD can bring to the market with its RDNA 3-based GPUs, but first we have one more RTX 4080 partner card to assess. This time we're looking at ASUS' flagship, the RTX

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT 20 GB Graphics Card OpenCL & Vulkan Benchmarks Leak Out, Beats The NVIDIA RTX 4080

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT graphics card benchmarks have leaked out too and show the $899 US RDNA 3 chip beating the $1199 US RTX 4080. AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT Geekbench 5 OpenCL & Vulkan

NVIDIA Partners With Deutsche Bank To Bring Proprietary AI Adoption For Financial Services

NVIDIA and Deutsche Bank have announced a partnership on a plethora of AI projects to offer services for banking, including avatars, risk management language models on a larger scale, and detecting

Intel to Disclose Client PC Platform Roadmap Next Week

Intel to discuss client PC platform roadmap with investors.

Amazon and a Canadian Customer Spent Months in Dispute Over Putty-Filled GPU

Amazon held off issuing a refund for the putty-filled GeForce RTX 3060 Ti GPU, only relenting after a CBC TV consumer affairs reporter stepped in.

China Relents, Lets U.S. Export Control Inspect 3D NAND Maker YMTC

China reportedly allows U.S. export control checks to inspect Chinese high-tech companies.

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition is seemingly coming to Steam

When Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition first launched back in late 2021, it was met with a great deal of criticism due to a litany of bugs, visual glitches – and in the eyes of some a

Latest Intel Arc GPU Drivers Boost DX9 Game Performance By Up To 2.3 Times, Promises Even More Optimizations Ahead

Intel has launched its latest drivers for Arc graphics cards which deliver some massive GPU performance optimizations, especially in DX9 games. Intel Boosts Arc DX9 Game Performance By Up To 2.3

Vendor Confirms RTX 4070 Ti is a Resurrected RTX 4080 12GB

Colorful has confirmed that the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is indeed Nvidia's "unlaunched" GeForce RTX 4080 12GB.

Woe To You, Gamers: Radeon RX 7900 GPU Demand Might Far Outstrip Supply At Launch

People thought that once the cryptocurrency mining boom was over, gamers would rejoice and cheap GPUs would rain plenty. That did happen, for a few months; and then we got the RTX 4080 at $1200

TSMC Commits to $40 Billion Investment of Arizona Fab With 3nm by 2026

TSMC formally announced its commitment to bring 3nm-capable fab to the U.S. by 2026, and expanded its investment in the Arizona fab by $40 billion.

Samsung GDDR7 Memory Boasts Up To 36 Gbps Transfer Rates With PAM3 Signaling

Samsung Electronics just announced that the company's GDDR7 memory modules would utilize Pulse-Amplitude Modulation signaling (PAM3), with an increased power efficiency of twenty-five percent and

You Can Try A Ton Of Wholesome Indies During The Game Awards For Free

Wholesome Games is a beacon for spotlighting indie games made for those looking for a softer side in video games, and they’re coming for The Game Awards with a Wholesome Snack Demo Fest.According to

Intel Ahead of Schedule: 20 Angstrom Process To Enter Risk Production By 1H 2024, 18A Ready By 2H 2024

The Angstrom era is about to begin and Intel's latest roadmap shows the company is keeping a 'torrid pace' to not only stay on track - but to accelerate the delivery timeline. As the shrinking silicon fights against

AMD RX 7900 XTX Geekbench 5 Vulkan Results Match RTX 4080

AMD's RX 7900 XTX performs favorably against Nvidia's RTX 4080 in Geekbench 5's Vulkan benchmark, suggesting it'll be competitive against Nvidia's RTX 4080. The OpenCL results aren't as promising

NVIDIA GeForce GPUs Continue To Dominate Linux Gaming Benchmarks, AMD Radeon & Intel Arc Left Catching The Dust

NVIDIA GeForce GPUs continue to dominate the Linux gaming benchmarks against AMD's Radeon & Intel's Arc offerings as revealed by Phoronix. NVIDIA GeForce Leads Gaming Benchmarks In Linux,

AMD will reportedly launch new Ryzen 7000 CPUs on January 10th

Currently, AMD is expected to announce a few new Ryzen 7000 desktop CPUs at CES 2023, including the first non-X SKUs. According to new reports, these chips will be available pretty soon after the

John Wick creator is adapting SIFU to live-action

Nowadays it seems as though any successful video game is likely to be adapted into another medium. Such has been the case with Sonic the Hedgehog, Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Pokemon, and so many more.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Launch Date Confirmed By Italian Retailer, Hitting Store Shelves On 5th January

NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 4070 Ti graphics card launch date has been confirmed by Italian retailer, Drako, for the 5th of January. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Graphics Card Confirmed For 5th January

Microsoft is prepared to fight FTC for approval of Activision Blizzard acquisition

Recently, it was reported that the FTC is considering filing a lawsuit to block Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In the days that followed, Microsoft reportedly offered Sony a ten-year deal

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX OpenCL & Vulkan Benchmarks Leak Out

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics card benchmarks have been leaked within Geekbench 5's OpenCL & Vulkan performance tests. AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX Geekbench 5 OpenCL & Vulkan

This Week In Games Australia: Three Weeks To Christmas

Welcome back to another edition of This Week In Games Australia! This week: as the year winds down, so do the game releases for the year. There are still one or two major titles in the weeks ahead, but the

I Think These Games Are Funny, Maybe You Will Too

Have you ever just wanted to play something silly? Something goofy and funny? Something that might take a serious turn here and there, but ultimately exists for silly little guys? Well, I’ve got a few funny games up my sleeve.Video games have jokes in them all the time.

MSI MEG Ai1300P & MPG A1000G PCIe5 ATX 3.0 Power Supply Impressions – Gold & Silver!

MSI is a fairly new entrant when it comes to PSU components but the manufacturer has made it a priority to upgrade its entire lineup to the latest ATX 3.0 standard. The manufacturer offers its line in three

Moore’s Law Lives On: Intel Paves Way To A Trillion Transistors In Next-Gen Chips By 2030

At IEDM, Intel Research has showcased how Moore's Law is Alive & how Chipzilla plans to offer next-gen chips with a Trillion transistors by 2030. Intel Research Fuels Moore’s Law and Paves the Way to a Trillion

AMD RDNA 3 GPUs could be hard to buy when they’re launched

AMD’s RDNA 3 graphics cards are out next month, but they could be difficult to find online or in bricks-and-mortar stores, if the grapevine is correct with a fresh assertion.As flagged up by @harukaze5719 on

Intel Core i5-13500 Raptor Lake CPU Benchmarks Leak: Over 50% Faster Than 12500

Benchmarks of Intel's Core i5-13500 Raptor Lake CPU have leaked out and showcased a huge multi-threaded improvement over its predecessor. Intel Core i5-13500 Raptor Lake CPU Offers Over 50%

Smuggler Hid Over 200 Alder Lake CPUs in Fake Silicone Belly

Chinese customs authorities have detained a woman who tried to smuggle 202 Intel processors and nine iPhones into mainland China.

AMD Allegedly Prepping Three Ryzen 7000 X3D CPUs

AMD's Ryzen 7000X3D lineup details leak: three CPUs incoming.

GTX 1650 Takes Top GPU Spot in Steam Hardware Survey

The Steam Hardware Survey results for November 2022 see a new GPU sitting at the top of the chart, sort of.

NVIDIA Says GeForce RTX 4090 Sold Out Within 2 Weeks, Channel Inventory Stabilizing & Will Normalize By 1H 2023

NVIDIA's CFO, Colette Kress, highlighted some important aspects of their gaming business including the existing channel inventory and their recent GeForce RTX 4090 / 4080 launch. NVIDIA Reports Strong

Could we say goodbye to colossal GPUs with the Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti? I hope so!

A new rumor floating around suggests the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti’s GPU chip - which was previously slated for use in the RTX 4080 12GB - will be 30% smaller than the chip found in the previous-gen RTX 3070 Ti, and 50% smaller than the AD102 chip used by the RTX 4090.This

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