Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 19/05/23


AMD Radeon RX 7600 8 GB Graphics Card Specs Confirmed In GPU-Z Leak: Features 6nm Navi 33 XL GPU, 2048 Cores, 8 GB VRAM

The specifications of AMD's Radeon RX 7600 8 GB graphics cards have been revealed in a GPU-z leak by Videocardz. AMD Radeon RX 7600 Graphics Card Specs Shows 8 GB & 6nm Navi 33 XL GPU To

Steam now offering timed trials for games, starting with Dead Space

Steam has always been one of the most consumer-friendly platforms in gaming, with a relatively generous refund policy put in place for all potential purchases. That said, it seems as though Valve is testing out

Everything You Need To Know About The ROG Ally

Asus has just joined the race to make a handheld PC gaming advice that looks legally distinct from a Nintendo Switch. However, unlike the Steam Deck, this is one you’ll actually be able to buy in stores in

Crucial replaces discontinued Ballistix memory with new Crucial Pro memory modules

After discontinuing the Ballistix series, Crucial's memory lineup was limited to classic no-heatsink modules. These may be enough for general users, but gamers tend to look for fast modules with tighter

Nvidia officially launches the RTX 4060 Ti, 16GB version coming in July

Today Nvidia is officially announcing the RTX 4060 Ti and RTX 4060 graphics cards. The new GPUs finally bring the Ada architecture to the mid-range segment, with prices starting at £289. There will be two

Take-Two hints at 2024 launch for Grand Theft Auto 6

At this point, Rockstar has been forced to acknowledge the existence of Grand Theft Auto 6 following a series of leaks that showed alpha gameplay. We still don't have a release date for the game yet, but the latest investor update from Rockstar parent company, Take-Two, gives

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Production Reportedly Halted Till June To Prevent Inventory Pile Up From Poor Sales

NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 4070 is reportedly not the success that the company hoped it would be & will be halting further production till June. Reports Allege NVIDIA Stopping GeForce RTX 4070 Production

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti CUDA Benchmark Leaks Out, Close To 15% Faster Than 3060 Ti

The first benchmarks of NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 4060 Ti graphics cards have started to leak out in the Geekbench database. NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti Benchmark Leak Shows 15% Faster Performance Than

Micron’s new 30.72TB SSD could trigger huge price drop amongst big QLC SSDs

Micron unveiled the first 200+ layer NAND data center NVMe SSD, the 6500 Ion as it looks to strengthen its presence in the booming hyperscale storage market. The company says its new SSD is better

Nvidia may discontinue the RTX 3060 Ti ahead of RTX 4060 series launch

Due to GPU shortages and inflated prices, Nvidia chose not to discontinue its RTX 30 series GPUs once new RTX 40 series models arrived. That may change with the RTX 4060 Ti, which will reportedly

Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti: rumors, specs, and everything we know so far

The Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti is easily one of the most anticipated graphics card launches of the year, and if rumors are right, we won't have too much longer to wait for it.Team Green's premier midrange GPU, the

Microsoft bombards Windows 10 users with full-screen Windows 11 upgrade offer pop-ups

A full-screen pop-up promoting Windows 11 on Windows 10 | Image Courtesy: Windows 10 is inching closer to the end of support, and Microsoft wants everyone to start using Windows 11 as soon as possible. Following the Windows 10 May 2023

Titanfall 2 Is $4 On Steam, For Gods Sake Buy It Already

Titanfall 2 deal advisories are a personal tradition of mine. The moment Titanfall 2, one of my favourite games and one of the greatest first-person shooters this side of Half-Life 2, goes on sale, I throw up a

Asus Responds to AM5 BIOS Controversy: Warranty Covers Beta Fixes, EXPO Presets

Asus has issued an official response addressing concerns regarding its AM5 motherboards, confirming that its BIOS updates fix Ryzen 7000's SoC issues and its warranties cover AMD EXPO enablement.

Quantum Computing Algorithm Breakthrough Brings Practical Use Closer to Reality

A research team with the RIKEN Quantum Computing Centre in Japan have unlocked a major performance increase relevant in the fields of condensed matter physics and quantum chemistry.

AMD Ryzen 8000 “Granite Ridge” Desktop CPUs To Feature Up To 16 Zen 5 Cores & 170W TDP

AMD is readying its Ryzen 8000 "Granite Ridge" Desktop CPU lineup for 2024 which will offer the brand new Zen 5 core architecture. AMD To Retain Up To 16 Core & 170W TDPs For Its Next-Gen Ryzen 8000

The EU officially approves Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Last week, it was reported that the European Commission would announce its decision on Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard this week. As it turns out, that report was indeed

Bungie hires Warner Bros exec for Destiny films and TV

We have seen the video games industry as a whole expand to other mediums, with many publishers handing their IPs off to be adapted into films, TV and more. Sony is one of the biggest players in this space currently, having already released a number of successfu

Intel Deploys Undisclosed Microcode Security Update For CPUs Going Back To Coffee Lake

Leading Linux news outlet Phoronix has discovered a new wave of microcode updates for Intel processors

Why Does 4K Gaming Require so Much VRAM?

Many games are starting to push well beyond 8GB of VRAM use, particularly at 4K. We discuss what's going on behind the scenes that makes 4K much more demanding on your graphics card.

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DXVK 2.2 Launches With D3D11On12 Support For Unity Engine, Game Fixes & More

DirectX for Vulkan (DXVK) received a significant update this morning. Version 2.2 is now active and is the most significant update for the open-source software since its January release. Several improvements

MSI launches new M480 Pro M.2 SSDs

MSI has recently unveiled its latest flagship PCIe 4.0 SSD, the Spatium M480 Pro. This SSD is constructed with high-density 3D NAND flash, delivering 7400MB/s sequential read and 7000 sequential write

Call of Duty 2023 will be titled ‘Modern Warfare III’

The reboot of Modern Warfare back in 2019 was met with a great deal of praise, due to the game running on a highly updated engine and offering a solid campaign. Last year’s Modern Warfare II saw a drop i

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