Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 01/09/23


Starfield DLSS 2 & XeSS Mod Is Now Available For Free, Replaces FSR 2 Integration

Starfield has just entered its early access phase and the first mod to add DLSS 2 & XeSS support is already out for gamers. Starfield Mod Adds NVIDIA DLSS 2 & Intel XeSS Into The Game As A Replacement

AMD Says Some Gamers Don't Care About GPU Power Consumption, Fixes Underway (Updated)

AMD's Scott Herkleman recently said some gamers don't care about power consumption, after answering a question regarding RDNA3's inferior power efficiency compared to Nvidia's RTX 40 series GPUs.

CD Projekt Red will scale up team working on Witcher 4 after Phantom Liberty launches

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty is finally set to launch in September, over 2 and a half years on from the initial release of the base game. This will be Cyberpunk 2077's only expansion, as CD Projekt Red is

Starfield reviews are officially live

The review embargo has lifted and the Starfield reviews have begun flooding in. At this point, there are 26 reviews recorded on Metacritic, with the game earning an 89 overall score. While some outlets have

Microsoft Patents Sensor-Filled, AI-Assisted Backpack

A USPTO filed patent reveals Microsoft’s plans for a possible AI-infused backpack based assistant.

AMD Rolls Out Radeon Software Adrenalin 23.8.2 Drivers With Up To 16% GPU Performance Boost In Starfield

AMD has just rolled out its brand new Radeon Software Adrenalin 23.8.2 WHQL drivers which offers a huge boost to GPU performance in Starfield. Latest AMD Radeon Drivers Are Optimized For Starfield, Offer

MSI introduces new RTX 40 Slim graphics cards

MSI is revamping its RTX 40 series graphics card portfolio with the launch of the Gaming Slim line. The new cards take inspiration from the Suprim and Gaming X designs. There will be Slim versions of the

Call of Duty introduces real-time voice chat moderation using AI

The video game industry has – particularly in the past – been notorious for its toxicity when it comes to online gaming and voice chats. Being one of the biggest franchises in gaming, Call of Duty has

AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT GPU Reportedly On Par With RX 6800 XT In 3DMark Time Spy Benchmark

AMD's upcoming Radeon RX 7700 XT GPU is reportedly going to be almost as fast as the Radeon RX 6800 XT in 3DMark Time Spy. AMD's $449 US Radeon RX 7700 XT "RDNA 3" GPU As Fast As RX 6800 XT

Starfield pre-loads are now live

Starfield is currently the top-selling game on Steam with fans of Bethesda's previous games flooding in with pre-orders. If you're looking to play the game as soon as possible, then you'll be happy to

DLSS is coming to eight more games, including Battlefield-rival Delta Force: Hawk Ops

Nvidia has been happily reporting on the growth of DLSS in recent months. The performance-saving feature can now be found in over 300 games and apps, and eight more will be joining the list this

Intel Demos 8-Core, 528-Thread PUMA Chip with 1 TB/s Silicon Photonics

Intel demoed a non-x86 chip with eight cores, 528 threads, and 1TB/s of optical I/O at Hot Chips 2023.

Intel To Utilize AI To Make Next-Gen Meteor Lake CPUs More Power Efficient & Faster

Intel Meteor Lake CPUs aren't just going to make use of AI to make user experiences better but also improve its own internal capabilities. AI Not Just Makes User-Experiences Better On Meteor Lake CPUs But Also Help It Be More Power Efficient There have been various ways to

New GPU Power Connector Eliminates Cables, Delivers More Than 600W

The specifications for a new HPCE GPU power connector have been unveiled, which allows a high-power graphics card to skip the cables and pull all the power from the motherboard.

Starfield leak reveals PC performance

Starfield isn't out yet and we're still a few days away from the game's early access release date. However, reviewers have had the ga

Raptor Lake Refresh price rumor is worrying – could AMD’s Zen 5 CPUs leave Intel in the dust?

Intel’s Raptor Lake Refresh processors could witness a price hike with the initial launch of the K series models (that can be overclocked) for the 14th-gen.Tom’s Hardware spotted that well-known leaker

AMD Ryzen 8000 “Granite Ridge” Desktop CPUs Rumored To Utilize Same IO Die As Ryzen 7000

AMD's Ryzen 8000 "Granite Ridge" Desktop CPUs are rumored to utilize the same IO die as the existing Ryzen 7000 chips. AMD Ryzen 8000 "Granite Ridge" CPUs Will Get A Major Boost Through Zen 5

DeepCool AK620 Digital Review: Like No Other Air Cooler

DeepCool provides a one-of-a kind LCD display with it’s DIGITAL series of air coolers, delivering unique innovation in today’s crowded market. And the performance of the AK620 Digital is great, too.

AMD Radeon RX 6750 GRE 10 GB GPU Said To Be Slower Than The RX 6700 XT

Speculations surrounding the release of AMD Radeon RX 6750 GRE GPU have been revolving for a while now; however, one report suggests that it will simply be a "rebranded" Radeon RX 6700 with

Alleged Intel 14th Gen Raptor Lake CPU Prices Show A 15% Hike Over 13th Gen CPUs

Intel's 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh Desktop CPUs allegedly feature an average 15% price hike over the 13th Gen CPUs, as reported by Momomo_US. Intel's 14th-Gen Raptor Lake CPU Could Be 15% More

NVIDIA DLSS 3.5 Upscaling Shown To Be Vastly Superior To DLSS 3.1 In Cyberpunk 2077

NVIDIA's DLSS 3.5 is coming out relatively soon with Cyberpunk 2077 being the first AAA title to utilize it and we now have a comparison video showcasing the big improvement the tech brings with its

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