Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 23/06/23


Microsoft Acknowledges High CPU Utilization Bug in Windows 11 File Explorer

Microsoft says that the File Explorer bug can cause high CPU utilization that requires logging off or rebooting the machine.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Costs Less Than The RTX 3060, Offers 20% Better Performance & Reduces Your Power Bills

NVIDIA has officially unveiled the GeForce RTX 4060 8 GB graphics card which will be launching on the 29th of June for $299 US. NVIDIA Wants Mainstream Gamers To Pay Less & Save More With The GeForce RTX 4060 Graphics Card Last week, NVIDIA announced that

Quake 2 Remastered appears to be on the way

Back in 2021 during QuakeCon, a remastered version of the original Quake launched for all modern platforms. Now two years on, it looks like Bethesda is looking to do the same thing with Quake 2. As

The Steam subreddit has suddenly become all about actual steam and steam trains

(Image credit: John P Kelly via Getty) The Steam subreddit has long been one of my go-to checks of a morning, for the simple reason that the crowd there really, really care about what's going on with Valve's

EA is splitting into two companies – EA Entertainment and EA Sports

EA is making some big changes internally. This week, the publisher announced a restructuring that will see EA splitting into two separate companies – EA Entertainment and EA Sports. EA Sports has long

Microsoft to Remove Multiple Folder Options from File Explorer

Microsoft to 'streamline' File Explorer menus by removing 'legacy' features from menu.

Over 100,000 ChatGPT Account Credentials Made Available on the Dark Web

Over 100,000 ChatGPT user credentials have been dumped on the dark web's markets since June 2022, something that poses a significant risk considering what can be contained within a single chat session.

DDR5 memory world record broken with 11,255MHz overclock

The DDR5 memory overclocking record has been broken once again. Using a Gigabyte Z790 Tachyon motherboard, renowned overclocker HiCookie managed to push the boundaries with an astonishing

Ubisoft will seemingly skip Steam and Epic Games Store for upcoming major releases

Over the last few years, Ubisoft has primarily released PC games on its own Ubisoft Connect store and on the Epic Games Store. In recent months, the company also finally began bringing games to Steam

Details on Bungie’s extraction shooter ‘Marathon’ leak

During Sony’s recent PlayStation Showcase, Bungie showed off a cinematic teaser for its upcoming extraction shooter ‘Marathon’. While details on the game were light at the time, a new report has now offered a great deal of information on Marathon’s gameplay loop,

Cyberpunk 2077 DLC system requirements demand an SSD, and some gamers aren’t happy

Cyberpunk 2077 is getting a major DLC drop in a few months, but we’ve just found out there’s something of a sting in the tail, with the game’s expansion upping the PC requirements to insist that players

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4060 could be coming sooner than we think

When it launched the 8GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 Ti in May 2023, Nvidia also revealed that the non-Ti RTX 4060 would be launching in July. But a new report suggests that we may be getting this graphics

Faster SSDs are finally coming, but your motherboard might not be ready

One of the things I saw most at Computex 2023 was the number of PCIe 5.0 SSDs that were on display, all of which should be hitting the market in the next few months, and for a lot of gamers, their PC builds

AMD may be embarrassing Nvidia in the mid-range GPU market

It seems that AMD might have a leg up against its long-standing competitor Nvidia in the mid-range graphics card battle, according to the latest reports from the rumor mill.Both AMD and Nvidia released

Steam’s Current Top Seller BattleBit Remastered Is Battlefield’s Low-Poly Cousin

BattleBit Remastered looks like what would happen if Roblox had an illegitimate love child with a Battlefield game. The low-fi 254-player FPS is topping Steam charts despite only being in Early Access. The chaotic massively multiplayer game will set you back $AU23, and it’s

MSI GeForce RTX 4060 Custom Designs Tone Down The RGB For A Cleaner All-Black Look

As the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 release date gets near, board partners are preparing to showcase their models of $299 mainstream gaming option. MSI RTX 4060 Gaming X & Ventus 2X to Feature a

ASUS & ASRock Start Rolling Out BIOS Support For Intel 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh CPU

ASUS & ASRock have started rolling out their first BIOS firmware patches that enable support for Intel's 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs. ASUS & ASRock 600/700-Series Motherboards To Receive New

ChatGPT, Google Bard Generates Generic Windows 11, Windows 10 Pro Keys

Sid, also known as @immasiddtweets on Twitter, uses ChatGPT to generate working keys for Windows 10 Pro and Windows 11 Pro installations.

Intel Desktop CPU Rumors: Raptor Lake-S Refresh In October, Arrow Lake-S In Late 2024, Xeon W-2500 & W-3500 HEDT Refresh In 1H 2024

While Meteor Lake shakes up things for laptops this year, Intel has three product families planned for mainstream and HEDT desktops in the form of Raptor Lake-S Refresh, Arrow Lake-S & Sapphire Rapids

Rockstar co-founder unveils new media company ‘Absurd Ventures’

After shipping Red Dead Redemption 2, Dan Houser took an extended break from the games industry and ultimately left Rockstar Games in 2020, a little over two decades after co-founding the company. Now, Dan Houser is returning with a new company known as Absurd

Steam’s latest update refreshes UI and introduces new features

Valve recently released a new version of the Steam client for all users. This update includes new features that have undergone extensive testing and refinement in the beta branch. Some of these additions won't be noticeable immediately, but others certainly will. Much of

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