Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 16/12/22


Metacritic lists the ten worst reviewed games of 2022

Metacritic has put together a list of the ten worst video games of 2022 based on their Metacritic score. As the name implies, the list includes games from January 1st to December 31st. However, they can only be

Epic Games is shutting down online services and delisting a bunch of older titles

As Epic Games is moving to only support Epic Online Services, the publisher is disabling out-of-date online services and servers for various old titles. After turning off the online services, some games

Watch out, Nvidia: overclocked AMD RX 7900 XTX matches RTX 4090 performance

In a rather stunning move, TechPowerUp has managed to overclock an AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX to such a point where it can match the Nvidia RTX 4090 in the demanding Cyberpunk 2077 benchmark.Now,

Tom’s Hardware Best of 2022 Awards

From CPUs to GPUs, 3D printers, laptops and other PC components and accessories, these hardware products rose above the rest.

Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti full GPU specs are spilled – and it’s good news

Nvidia’s rumored RTX 4070 Ti has been the subject of yet more leakage, again from a graphics card maker. This time we’ve been treated to spilled images of PNY’s cards, and the full specs of the 4070 Ti – which will come as a relief to those who were concerned about

Tesla Holiday Update Brings Steam Games to Model S and X EVs

Tesla owners get their Christmas gifts early with Steam integration.

Preliminary GeForce RTX 4060 Ti Specs Leak: 220W and a Short PCB

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4060 Ti specs have allegedly leaked, and point to an AD106 GPU with 4352 CUDA cores.

David Smith’s Top 10 Games Of 2022

I can put it off no longer: it’s time to talk about my Game of the Year picks for 2022 (he said, swigging heavily from a bottle of seasonally appropriate spiced ginger beer). 2022 has been a year in which

Intel website confirms sockets and memory support for upcoming CPU architectures

Intel has a pretty big roadmap for products over the next few years, with new CPUs and architectures on the way. Typically, Intel doesn't share a ton of specific information on its upcoming chips until they are

Raptor Lake Non-K CPUs Reportedly Up to 64 Percent Faster Than Alder Lake Counterparts

Intel's upcoming Raptor Lake non-K CPUs are reportedly up to 64 percent faster than their Alder Lake counterparts, according to a hardware leaker who shared some performance numbers.

Intel 13th Gen Non-K CPU Benchmarks Leak: Core i9-13900, Core i7-13700, Core i5-13600, Core i5-13500 & Core i5-13400 Tested In Cinebench

Intel's 13th Gen Non-K CPUs are just a few more weeks away from us and benchmarks for all chips including the Core i9-13900, Core i7-13700, Core i5-13600, Core i5-13500 and i5-13400 have leaked. Intel

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX & RX 7900 XT Official Launch Today: All The Custom Models & Here’s Where To Buy Them!

AMD will officially launch its brand new RDNA 3 powered graphics cards, the Radeon RX 7900 XTX & RX 7900 XT, today. Featuring the world's first consumer-grade chiplet GPU architecture, these cards are

PC Modders Get Classics Like Half-Life, Max Payne Looking Brand New

Valve’s classic Portal was recently re-released on Steam with some very fancy new visuals, including ray-tracing and DLSS support. That was great news for Portal fans, but it’s also great news for fans of all

AMD RX 7900 XTX Review

We have been eager to get hands on with the RX 7900 XTX ever since it was officially announced last month at AMD's event in Las Vegas. Priced at £999.99, this new flagship graphics card promises to

AMD RX 7900 XT Review

Launching alongside AMD's flagship RX 7900 XTX, today we can present our review of the RX 7900 XT, the least expensive of the two 7900 series cards, though it still hits the market at £899.99. Offering a

AMD Reportedly Shipping 200,000 RDNA 3 “Navi 31′ GPUs For Radeon RX 7900 XTX & RX 7900 XT In Q4 2022

AMD is reportedly going to ship 200,000 RDNA 3 'Navi 31' GPUs for Radeon RX 7900 XTX & RX 7900 XT graphics cards in Q4 2022. AMD To Challenge NVIDIA's High-End Ada GPUs With A Record 200,000

How to Force Quit Windows

When Windows leaves you hanging, we know just the tricks to pick up where we left off.

EVGA Auctions Unreleased RTX 4090 GPU For Charity, $6,200 And Rising

After failed attempts at auctioning its GeForce RTX 4090 on eBay, EVGA has taken to its forums for the auction.

How To Record in OBS

OBS is the de facto recording and streaming tool for YouTubers and Twitch gamers. In this how to we’ll give you the basics to start your own YouTube video.

NVIDIA Next-Generation Blackwell GPU Architecture Will Launch In 2024

Slowly but surely, details surrounding NVIDIA's upcoming Blackwell architecture are starting to coalesce and become concrete. We heard of the name a while ago, saw the GPU nomenclature leaked and then

Latest AMD Vulkan Driver “AMDVLK” Offers Increased Performance & Graphical Fixes For Various Games

Today, AMD uploads the new AMD Vulkan driver, AMDVLK v-2022.Q4.3, which offers some recent updates to performance on a handful of titles, as well as some graphical fixes and inconsistencies

MSI MAG Z790 Tomahawk WIFI DDR4 Review: Stealthy and Solid

The MSI MAG Z790 Tomahawk WIFI DDR4 is a quality budget-oriented board that comes with premium audio codec, four M.2 sockets, capable power delivery, and more. Priced around $300, it’s a viable

NVIDIA RTX 4070 Specifications Leak Out: 250W Affair With 5888 CUDA Cores, 12GB GDDR6X Memory And More

One of the most accurate and influential NVIDIA leakers, @kopite7kimi has leaked the specifications of NVIDIA's upcoming GeForce RTX 4070 graphics card. Kopite was the first to leak the existence and

LIVE: All The Winners From The Game Awards 2022

The Game Awards return for 2022, and we’re running down the list of award winners as they come to hand. Come back and check this piece throughout the show for all the winners as they happen.Best Mobile

FTC Seeks to Block Microsoft's Takeover of Activision

FTC alleges Microsoft will harm competition if it buys Activision, but Microsoft says otherwise.

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