Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 07/07/23


AMD's Instinct MI300 Moves Into El Capitan Installation

AMD's Instinct MI300 is ready for the El Capitan supercomputer. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has begu installing hardware.

Steam Deck Gaming: 75% of Tested Games Now Playable or Verified

Valve has been speeding up Steam Deck game testing, and 75% of titles checked have been judged to be verified or playable.

AMD CPUs Retain Dominance On Linux Platforms, Trails Behind Intel in Windows OS

Steam Hardware Survey has shown that AMD CPUs are in the lead versus Intel when it comes to market share in Linux Gaming systems. AMD CPUs Hold Most of the Market Share On Linux Systems, Intel Still

Antec introduces the AX61 Elite mid-tower case

Antec has unveiled the AX61 Elite, a model from their budget-friendly AX series of gaming cases. The new AX61 Elite stands out with its striking front panel, RGB fans and low price point. The Antec AX61

Steam: 34 free games available to download and keep in massive giveaway

Do you like video games? Okay, cool. Do you like free video games? Of course you do, that’s a really silly thing to ask. Anyway, you’re in luck, because Steam is offering plenty of those right now.In recent weeks,

AMD Ryzen 7 5700 8 Core & Ryzen 3 5100 4 Core Budget CPUs For AM4 Platform Confirmed

AMD's upcoming budget AM4 CPUs which include the Ryzen 7 5700 and Ryzen 3 5100 have been confirmed by Gigabyte. AMD Ryzen 7 5700 & Ryzen 3 5100 Cezanne CPUs Minus The Graphics Have Been

Lakeburg Legacies Is A Game About Meddling In Relationships (And Running A Kingdom)

If you’re keen to meddle in the affairs of medieval peasants through matchmaking, love managing settlements in-game, or just vibe hard with bardcore music, Lakeburg Legacies is an upcoming social-based

PC RAM Price Declines Are Slowing, Says TrendForce

PC RAM pricing continues to fall, but at a far slower rate. However, it isn't sustainable for manufacturers to slow production and stockpile in the long term.

Ubisoft has reportedly greenlit an Assassin’s Creed Black Flag remake

There have been many Assassin's Creed games over the years but longtime fans often cite Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag as one of the best in the franchise. The games have evolved a lot since then, moving away from action-stealth gameplay towards massive RPGs, but

TSMC & Others to Witness Significant Economic Rebound, Credits to NVIDIA & AI Hype

With the current economic indicators, it seems like the second half of 2023 will be significantly progressive for the semiconductor industry thanks to AI propelling TSMC and NVIDIA to newer heights, as

Intel Strives to Make Path Tracing Usable on Integrated GPUs

Intel is presenting several new papers to three universities focusing on optimizing path-tracing performance, to the point where integrated GPUs could run path-tracing in real-time.

Miner Pivots 38,000 GPUs From Crypto to AI

Some cryptomining businesses, including Hive, are pivoting their considerable GPU resources to AI for new revenue streams.

Ubisoft reportedly has 11 Assassin’s Creed games in the works

Assassin’s Creed is by far one of Ubisoft’s biggest franchises, with the publisher having released a total of 12 mainline titles, 17 spin-offs and a bunch of other transmedia titles since the series’ inception back in

The Best Aussie Games Available In The Steam Summer Sale

PC gamers are spoilt for choice in the Steam Summer Sale, and in all honesty there’s an overwhelming amount of discounted titles to choose from – but if you’re keen to dive into an Aussie game and save

AMD’s Promised Performance-Boosting “HYPR-RX” Technology Misses Launch Schedule

AMD has apparently forgotten to launch its performance-boosting HYPR-RX technology as the planned launch period has now gone past. AMD HYPR-RX Technology Plans to Incorporate Several Technologies Into a "One-Click" Button But There's No Word On An Exact Launch To

GTX 1650 Still Most Popular GPU According to Newest Steam Survey

The latest Steam hardware survey shows minor changes in hardware usage compared to May 2023.

MSI SPATIUM M480 PRO 2 TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Review – Maxing Out Phison’s E18

The MSI Spatium SSD lineup keeps on expanding with new and interesting variants. What started from PCIe Gen 3 products now has multiple Gen 4 and Gen 5 SSDs on shelves with more on their way. It's

AMD Ryzen 7000 CPUs To Be Bundled With A Free Copy of Starfield

AMD will soon have a new game bundled with its Ryzen 7000 Desktop CPUs as part of the new exclusivity deal with Bethesda on Starfield. AMD & Bethesda Exclusivity Deal Means Starfield Will Soon Be

Asus Flaunts GeForce RTX 4060 Ti with M.2 Slots for SSDs

Asustek's prototype GeForce RTX 4060 Ti can also store data.

Jensen Huang and Lisa Su Family Tree Shows How Closely They Are Related

Jensen Huang and Lisa Su are quite closely related, but it may not have felt close due to the sheer number of relatives and their geographic dispersal.

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