Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 31/03/23

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Latest Windows 11 test build crams ads into your start menu

(Image credit: Microsoft) Because we are hurtling towards the boring corporate flavor version of a late capitalism future, Microsoft is once again testing ads in the Windows 11 start menu. The frustrating and

Intel reveals new Xeon CPU roadmap for 2023-2025

Intel recently shared its plans for the next two years of Xeon series processors. The new Xeon series CPU roadmap was shown during the Data Center and AI Investor Webinar, giving us a glimpse at the four upcoming architectures planned to release by 2025: Emerald Rapids,

3DMark AMD FSR 2 Feature Tests Let’s You Compare Performance & Visuals, Powered By FSR 2.2

3DMark has just added support for the newest AMD FSR 2 feature test that lets you compare GPU performance and visuals side-by-side. The company already had the DLSS 3 feature set released in its benchmark

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Graphics Card Rumored To Feature 6 GB Memory, Launches In June

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Graphics Card Rumored To Feature 6 GB Memory, Launches In June

DeepCool AK500 CPU Cooler Review

DeepCool’s reputation with air cooling is superb, and the variety of differing products for differing market segments that the company offers is impressive. In today’s review, we are examining the £50

E3 2023 might be cancelled

2023 was meant to represent the triumphant return of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, following its fumblings over the past few years. The parties in charge of E3 (the ESA) even brought in the organisation

NVIDIA & CD Projekt Red Devs Recommend A Powerful PC With RTX 40 GPUs To Run Cyberpunk 2077 Path Tracing

Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most gorgeous-looking games out there and it's going to get even better with the upcoming Path Tracing mode which is developed by CD Projekt Red in collab with NVIDIA devs. Cyberpunk 2077 Path Tracing Mode Wil Require A Powerful PC With

DRAM Prices Dropped 20% in Q1 2023, Will Keep Falling in Q2

TrendForce says DRAM prices down 20% in Q1 2023, will continue to fall in Q2 2023.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti AD106-350 160W & RTX 4060 AD107-400 115W GPUs Launch In May

NVIDIA is expected to launch its GeForce RTX 4060 Ti and RTX 4060 GPUs aiming at the mainstream segment in May of this year. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti & RTX 4060 GPUs Reportedly Launching In May:

Portable IBM PC With MS-DOS From 1984 Is Shown Running The ChatGPT Client

An MS-DOS-based Portable PC from 1984 is shown to be running the modern-day ChatGPT client without any issues. A developer creates a ChatGPT client to run on MS-DOS and uses it on a 1984 IBM portable

The Dolphin Emulator for Wii and GameCube games is heading to Steam

Since the launch of the Steam Deck, there has been a growing interest in seeing emulators on Steam. Software like RetroArch is already available and soon, one of the most popular Nintendo emulators will

Steam to end Windows 7 and 8 support by January 2024

Operating system fragmentation has always been an issue for Windows, and while the situation had been mostly resolved thanks to Windows 10 (until Windows 11 was introduced), many users still run

Man Attempts Smuggling 239 CPUs Worth $50K into China

A smuggler taped 239 Intel Raptor Lake CPUs around his waist and tried to enter China, but go caught.

AMD reveals new details of next-gen FSR 3, and it could be game-changing

AMD is working on its next generation of graphics upscaling technology, and if it's as good as AMD is claiming, it will be fantastic news for gamers.The new details on the FidelityFX Super Resolution

MS-DOS ChatGPT Client Arrives for 1984 IBM PC

ChatGPT for DOS spans a 40 year computing era divide, but it wasn't without some pretty tall hurdles.

Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs Make Their Way To 4×4 NUC 13 Pro Mini PCs

Intel has just introduced its brand new NUC 13 Pro Mini PCs codenamed Arena Canyon which are loaded with 13th-Gen Raptor Lake CPUs. The NUC 13 Pro will be available in various designs such as the standalone board, Pro Kits, and the Pro Mini PCs. Intel's NUC 13

CS:GO surpasses 1.5M concurrent players

The CS:GO concurrent player count has been growing over the past month, with the shooter consistently breaking its peak concurrent player record. This weekend, following the announcement of Counter-

NVIDIA Unlocks More Video Encoding Capabilities On Its GeForce GPUs Dating Back To Maxwell

NVIDIA recently relaxed some video encoding limitations it had on its GeForce GPU lineup which have now been unlocked. NVIDIA GeForce GPUs Can Now Process Up To Five Streams Simultaneously As Green

Asus TUF Gaming B650M-Plus Wi-Fi Review: TUF Goes MicroATX

The Asus TUF Gaming B650M-Plus Wi-Fi is a $229 MicroATX board for gamers, designed with reliability in mind. You get two M.2 sockets (one PCIe 5.0), 2.5 GbE and integrated Wi-Fi 6, as well as support for

Look out, Nvidia: AMD's new CPUs could kill graphics cards for good

Dedicated graphics cards could soon be a thing of the past, if AMD has anything to say about it. A recent leak from the GeekBench benchmarking software database has flagged up a test result from an

NVIDIA Gives Up On Crypto, Says Using GPUs For AI More Worthwhile Than Mining

NVIDIA seems to have given up entirely on crypto as the company is now purely focused on the new AI trends such as ChatGPT. NVIDIA Says Crypto Mining & Cryptocurrencies Add Nothing of Value For

Get Off My Desktop! Windows Needs to Stop Showing Tabloid News

Microsoft is treating the Windows search and widgets boxes like a supermarket checkout line.

AMD FSR 3 FidelityFX Super Resolution Technology Detailed: 2x The FPS With Frame Interpolation, Easy To Integrate In Existing FSR 2 Titles

AMD has further detailed its FSR 3 FidelityFX Super Resolution technology at GDC 2023, giving us a taste of what's coming to the gaming scene. AMD FSR 3 FidelityFX Super Resolution Brings Frame

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti Graphics Card Reportedly Pumps 22 TFLOPs Compute, Up To 2.7 GHz Clocks

Expected clock speeds and compute performance of NVIDIA's upcoming mainstream graphics card, the GeForce RTX 4060 Ti, have been revealed. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti Rumored To Offer 22

Image of Massive Intel LGA7529 Socket Leaks Online

Development of Intel's next-generation server platform continues, a new image of LGA7529 hit the Internet.

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