Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 26/05/23


DRAM Industry Faces Yet Another Decline, Quarterly Revenue Down By 21.9%

There has been an abrupt decline in the DRAM market over the previous several quarters, and this trend seems to continue. TrendForce reports that the DRAM market had a severe 21.9% QoQ

Windows 11 Moment 3 Update: Isolated x32 Apps, No RAR Support Yet

Microsoft today announced the Moment 3 Update for Windows 11, pushing quality-of-life and feature updates for the world's most popular OS. But a new feature that isn't even a part of the update takes up the crown for most wanted: baked-in RAR file support.

Windows 11 is Gaining Native RGB Controls to Clean Up Third-Party Mess

Windows 11 is getting built-in RGB lighting control and Microsoft is already running into those pesky compatibility problems.

Marvel’s Spider-Man has sold 1.5 million copies on PC alone

After years of true exclusivity, Sony has slowly but surely been bringing its first-party PlayStation titles to PC. One of the bigger releases to drop onto the platform so far is Marvel’s Spider-Man. Having launched on PC last August, Sony has now revealed that the PC port of this

Assassin’s Creed Mirage to launch on October 12th

We're still a short while away from Ubisoft Forward, the publisher's planned showcase to announce new games and release dates for major upcoming projects. However, Ubisoft as a company is often

AMD RX 7600 Review

There's a saying in London that you might wait ages for a bus, and then two come along at once. This week, that scenario has played out perfectly in the GPU space, with Nvidia releasing the RTX 4060 Ti 8GB

Intel Unveils Meteor Lake CPUs With Dedicated VPU For Faster AI Acceleration In Windows 11

Intel has announced that its Meteor Lake CPUs will be the first PC SoCs to feature a dedicated VPU to accelerate Windows 11 AI models. Intel Aims To Ship Million of Meteor Lake CPUs With Dedicate AI VPU

Netflix begins password sharing crackdown, will charge extra £4.99 for streaming out of home

Since last year, Netflix has been discussing a plan to crack down on account password sharing between households. During earlier regional tests, the price of enabling an out-of-home profile on Netflix worked out to be $2.99 USD, but the final price will be much higher,

Adata Project NeonStorm SSD Has Self-Contained Water Cooling and Two Fans

Adata has revealed a new self-contained twin-fan liquid-cooled M.2 SSD dubbed Project NeonStorm.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 Ti Review: 1080p Gaming for $399

The Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti lands at $399, taking over from its RTX 3060 Ti predecessor. However, the narrower bus is only partially overcome by the larger L2 cache, and what you think about the new GPU will largely depend on how much you buy into the DLSS 3 Frame Generation

AMD FSR 3 Might Generate Up To 4 Interpolated Frames & Be Enabled On Driver-Side

Some new details of AMD's FSR 3 "FiedilityFX Super Resolution 3" technology have been revealed in the latest listing over at GitHub. The new details seem to point out that the upcoming tech might be

NVIDIA AI GPU Demand Blows Up, Chip Prices Increase By 40% & Stock Shortages Expected Till December

NVIDIA's GPU business is booming thanks to AI but it looks like the company may not be able to meet the demand as it tries to increase production at TSMC. NVIDIA A100 & H100 GPUs Are So Hot Right Now

Intel Announces Aurora genAI, Generative AI Model With 1 Trillion Parameters

In addition to today's Aurora Supercomputer announcement, Intel also announced its Aurora genAI, a brand new Generative AI Model for science. Intel Unveils Aurora genAI "Generative AI Model" For Science,

AMD Now Powers 121 of the World's Fastest Supercomputers

AMD-powered supercomputers now hold 121 positions on the Top 500, a 29% increase from last year. The company also holds the #1 spot on both the Top 500 and Green 500.

China Bans Micron Chips in Wake of Cybersecurity Review

Micron products will be shunned by Chinese IT infrastructure businesses as they "pose a major security risk," concluded a state review.

AMD Radeon RX 7600 & NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti 8 GB Graphics Cards 3DMark Benchmarks Leak Out

3DMark benchmarks of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 7600 & NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Ti 8 GB graphics cards have been leaked by Videocardz. AMD Radeon RX 7600 Up 39% Faster Than RX 6600,

ChatGPT's Evil Twin, BratGPT, is Designed for World Domination

Not all pieces of technology bring with them existential dread or efficiency improvements. Sometimes, tech is meant to be fun; and BratGPT certainly does turn up the grilling heat up to 11.

From 8088 to Pentium: How To Emulate an Old PC Using PCem

PCem is a free tool which enables anyone to have a whole museum of retro PCs in one place. Emulating classic hardware (CPU, GPU and Sound Cards) PCem is the full package of PC fun.

Windows 11 is so broken that even Microsoft can’t fix it

(Image credit: Stokkete / Shutterstock) Microsoft has just made a pretty remarkable admission, essentially conceding that it doesn’t have a solution for some Windows 11 problems.As Neowin reports,

Intel Meteor Lake 16-Core, 14-Core CPUs Surface In New Benchmarks

Hardware detective momomo_us finds two alleged Intel 14th Generation Meteor Lake processors for mobile devices in the SiSoftware benchmark database.

DDR5-11202 Memory Overclock Achieved On Intel’s Z790 Platform

DDR5 memory has once again been overclocked to new heights by enthusiast overclockers using the best of the best cooling. LN2 & Intel's Z790 Platform Help Achieve A Record-Breaking 11202 Mbps

Here's What A Ryzen 7 7800X3D Looks Like With An Infrared Camera

An infrared image was taken of a Ryzen 5 7600 and Ryzen 7 7800X3D, showing the architectural differences between AMD's 3D and non-3D-VCache CPUs.

How to Disable Windows Web Search and Speed Up Your PC

Stop Windows from pulling up web results when you just want files and apps.

$99 Steam Deck Screen Jumps to 1200p

FX Technology has created a 7-inch replacement screen for the Valve Steam Deck with 1920 x 1200 resolution, 400 nits peak brightness and better colors.

Botched Asus Update Kicks Routers Offline Worldwide, Company Apologizes

Asus' routers mysteriously went offline earlier this week, and Asus initially went radio-silent.

Gigabyte issues statement on AM5 motherboard voltage issues

Following the recent media reports about the SOC voltage exceeding 1.3V on Gigabyte AM5 motherboards running the latest BIOS (F10D) with EXPO enabled, the company has issued a statement clarifying t

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