Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 24/02/23


Half-Life With Ray Tracing Looks Amazing, Mod Out Now

1998’s Half-Life is one the best games ever made. And now, thanks to a new mod out today, you can play this classic PC shooter with modern ray tracing. It’s yet another classic PC game that has received

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D 3D V-Cache CPU Tested In AIDA64 Memory Benchmark, First CPU-z Screenshot Leaked

The first screenshot of AMD's Ryzen 9 7950X3D 3D V-Cache CPU and its AIDA64 Cache & Memory benchmark have been leaked. AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D 3D V-Cache CPU Tested: AIDA64 Memory Benchmark With New High-Efficiency Mode & CPU-z Screenshot Leak First up, we have

Cheaper AMD GPUs are coming, but you'll have to wait a bit longer for them

AMD has been very quiet since the launch of its flagship GPU, the Radeon RX 7900 XTX (and its little brother, the RX 7900 XT). After some thermal issues with the leading card caused by a vapor chamber

No Man’s Sky Fractal Update announced

No Man’s Sky is the gift that keeps on giving. Following the game’s somewhat disastrous launch, Hello Games have hunkered down and continually updated the game entirely for free for over 6 years –

6 Things You Should Consider If You Want To Choose A Good Gaming Monitor

Upgrading your PC with a fancy new graphics card but still using a dinky old monitor, is like sticking a Ferrari engine in a 1991 Toyota Camry. An unfortunate waste. What’s the point of dropping a bunch of

Steam Just Dropped Their Sales And Fest Schedule For 2023

Microsoft has started putting watermarks on desktops running Windows 11 on unsupported hardware.

Windows 11 Watermark Showing Up On Unsupported Systems

Microsoft has started putting watermarks on desktops running Windows 11 on unsupported hardware.

AMD plans to harness the power of AI to transform gaming with its next-gen CPUs

AMD executives David Wang and Rick Bergman have confirmed that we’ll be seeing a lot more AI in the next generation of graphics cards from the tech giant, which will be built on AMD’s RDNA 4

MSI Rolls Out AGESA BIOS For Its X670 & B650 Motherboards, Enables Support For AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D & 7900X3D CPUs

MSI has now officially rolled out its latest AGESA BIOS for X670 & B650 motherboards to enable support for AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D & 7900X3D CPUs. MSI Enables AGESA BIOS Acros

12 ways to speed up Windows 11

Windows 11 does a lot under the hood to speed up a PC’s performance. The same PC will generally run faster on Windows 11 than Windows 10. But no matter how zippy your Windows 11 may be, it can run faster. And keep in mind that PCs tend to slow down over

How to Enable Steam's Local Network Game Transfer Feature

A new feature in Steam Beta lets one system pull game files from another on the same network, which can significantly shorten install times on a PC or Steam Deck. But you may want to upgrade your

Bungie wins $4.3 million in lawsuit against Destiny cheat sellers

For a couple of years now, Bungie's legal team has been hard at work identifying cheat creators and serving them with lawsuits. One of the biggest cases was brought against AimJunkies, which tried and failed

Intel Reportedly Delays TSMC 3nm Orders for 15th Gen Arrow Lake CPUs

Intel's 15th-generation Arrow Lake processors will arrive in late Q4 2024 to Q1 2025. This adjustment is being done to help reduce costs amid weakened PC demand.

How to Install RAM in a PC

Installing RAM in a PC is one of the easiest upgrades you can make. Here's how to do it.

AMD Lays The Path To Zettascale Computing: Talks CPU & GPU Performance Plus Efficiency Trends, Next-Gen Chiplet Packaging & More

AMD talked about the future of computing, laying out its CPU & GPU trends in terms of efficiency & performance during the ISSCC 2023 conference. AMD Sets Eyes on Zettascale For The Next Decade of

Ryzen 7950X3D May Run Slower Than 7800X3D, Reviews Rumored for Feb 27th

AMD to let media publish reviews of Ryzen 7000X3D on February 27.

Steam users downloaded 44.7 exabytes of data in 2022

The PC gaming platform has continued to go from strength to strength. Matching the trends seen within the console gaming market, PC gaming is bigger than ever, with Valve sitting comfortably at the

How to Optimize SSD Performance in Windows 10 or 11

Follow these tips to get the most from your SSD.

Microsoft Reportedly Testing AI Commands for Minecraft

The company is reportedly testing an AI feature that will allow you to build things with simple prompts.

AMD Publishes Emergent Update After Massive Severity Appears In Ryzen Master Software

The AMD Ryzen Master software is susceptible to hijacking, allowing them to take full control of a user's PC unless you're running the latest update. The AMD Ryzen Master utility enables users to monitor the

Nvidia RTX 4090 Ti and Titan RTX Ada: Everything We Know

Intel announced to partners on Tuesday that the company would discontinue the company's 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S CPUs, marking February 23, 2024, as the last shipment date for the two-year-old

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