Tech News Weekly Round Up – Week Ending 08/09/23


Nvidia RTX 4060 Arrives on Steam Survey, Matching RX 7000 Market Share

Three months after launch, Nvidia's mid-range RTX 4060 makes an appearance in the Steam Hardware Survey for August. It debuts with an equal percentage to AMD's RX 7900 XTX, the only RDNA 3 GPU

Latest AMD Software Adrenalin driver introduces Anti-Lag+, Boost, and HYPR-RX

The latest version of AMD's Adrenalin software has been made available. Besides introducing support for Radeon RX 7700 and RX 7800 series graphics cards, the 23.9.1 version of the graphics driver

AMD Starfield bundle updated to include RX 7700 XT and RX 7800 XT

Back in July, AMD launched the Starfield Ryzen and Radeon bundles, offering up a free copy of Bethesda's latest RPG with purchases of RX 6000 series and RX 7000 series graphics cards, and Ryzen 7000 series

More Game Pass titles join GeForce Now

Last month, Nvidia brought Microsoft account integration to GeForce Now, enabling users with an active Game Pass subscription to stream a selection of supported games. This week, the number of supported games is growing. You can already stream titles like Gears 5,

Windows 11's latest major error has been fixed

MSI has begun issuing updates to fix a Windows 11 Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error that has been popping up with its Intel 700 and 600 Series of motherboards last month. According to the Verge, MSI

MSI Z790 MAX & B760 Refresh Motherboards Come With Some Really Cool Features For PC Builders

MSI's upcoming Z790 & B760 refresh motherboard lineup features have been detailed and will be fully supporting the 14th Gen Intel CPU family. Intel 14th Gen-Ready Z790 & B760 Motherboards From MSI Pictured, Updated Designs With Cool New Features The Intel 14th Ge

Intel Displays Granite Rapids CPUs as Specs Leak: Five Chiplets

Intel demonstrates 6th Generation Xeon Scalable 'Granite Rapids' processor.

Starfield surpassed 1 million concurrent players at launch

As of yesterday, Starfield is now officially available to all across PC and Xbox. With the game being available through Game Pass, we were expecting some big launch-day player numbers and now the results

AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT Review: Stuck in the Middle

The AMD Radeon RX 7700 XT represents the step down variant of Navi 32, but most of the time it fails to impress relative to the RX 7800 XT. It desperately needs a price cut to carve out a meaningful niche for

AMD RX 7800 XT Review

Hot on the heels of their announcement at Gamescom 2023, today marks the release of AMD's new mid-range GPUs, the RX 7700 XT and the RX 7800 XT. This review will focus on the latter model, though we do have a separate analysis of the RX 7700 XT if you want to read that.

Intel’s 5th Gen Emerald Rapids, 6th Gen Granite Rapids P-Core & Sierra Forest E-Core Xeon CPU Specs Leak Out

Specifications of Intel's upcoming 5th Gen Emerald Rapids, 6th Gen Granite Rapids Xeon CPUs featuring P-Core architecture & Sierra Forest with its E-Core architecture have leaked out. Intel's Next-Gen

Intel’s Entire 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh Desktop CPU Lineup Leaks Out, Complete Specs From Top To Bottom

The full specifications of Intel's 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh Desktop CPUs have leaked out, covering specs from top to bottom of the stack. Intel 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh Desktop CPU Lineup Detailed,

AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT & RX 7700 XT Official Benchmarks Leak: 7800 XT 1% Faster Than 4070, 7700 XT 9% Faster Than 4060 Ti

AMD is all set to launch its Radeon RX 7800 XT & RX 7700 XT RDNA 3 GPUs tomorrow & the official benchmarks have once again leaked out. AMD's Official "Reviewers Guide" Benchmarks Show Single-Digit Gains

AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT, RX 7700 XT Performance Data Leaked

Argentine news outlet HD Tecnología has shared the alleged AMD performance data for the upcoming Radeon RX 7800 XT and Radeon RX 7700 XT graphics cards.

Intel Core i9-14900K AMD Ryzen 8000 APU spotted with RDNA 3.5 iGPU featuring 16 cores sample shown hitting 6GHz

After many rumours regarding the specifications of AMD's upcoming Strix Point APU, we may finally have confirmation of its CPU and GPU core configuration. A recent leak with various screenshots of

Intel Core i9-14900K engineering sample shown hitting 6GHz

The next Core i9-14900K CPU, which will be part of Intel's Raptor Lake Refresh portfolio, will have the same core count as the Core i9-13900K, with 24 cores made up of 8 P-cores and 16 E-cores. However,

Red Dead Redemption 3 is reportedly in the works

Rockstar's next major game will be none other than Grand Theft Auto 6. However, that doesn't mean the studio's other esteemed franchises will be left behind. A recent leak claims that Red Dead Redemption 3

EA will reveal its very first official WRC game tomorrow

Codemasters acquired the WRC licence in 2020, committing to develop one annual WRC game for the next five years, beginning in 2023. The racing game studio was acquired by EA a year later and

Intel's Core i9-14900K Shows 10% Increase in Single-Threaded Performance in Leaked Benchmarks

Intel's Core i9-14900K pulls ahead of Core i9-13900K in Early CPU-Z benchmark.

ASUS Officially Takes Charge of Intel’s NUC Division, Next-Gen Mini PCs Coming Soon

ASUS has successfully taken care of Intel's NUC business, announcing NUC products based on Intel's 10th to 13th Gen CPUs. ASUS Takes Responsibility For Intel's NUC Products, Pledges to Elevate The

Saying Goodbye to WordPad: Windows' Staple for 28 Years Gets the Chop

WordPad has been a Windows staple since the days of Windows 95. Now Microsoft says you should use Word or Notepad instead.

Starfield PC Performance: How Much GPU Do You Need?

We're testing Starfield on a bunch of graphics cards to see how they run, with and without FSR 2 upscaling. The latest RPG from Bethesda promises a massive world, and we're here to determine how much PC

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