AMD to release BIOS update to finally fix Ryzen 5000 issues

AMD to release BIOS update to finally fix Ryzen 5000 issues By Jess Weatherbed 22 January 2021 AGESA 1.2.0.0 is coming AMD update will fix Ryzen Master issues and include support for resizable BAR (Image credit: Future) AMD has announced on Twitter that the new AGESA 2.2.0.0 BIOS update will be coming in February 2021. […]

AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS laptop CPU blows away its predecessor

AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS laptop CPU blows away its predecessor By Darren Allan 22 January 2021 5980HS is 41% faster in single-core than outgoing 4900HS (Image credit: AMD) AMD recently revealed its ‘ Cezanne ’ laptop CPUs (7nm mobile chips built on Zen 3 architecture) at CES 2021 , and a leaked benchmark for the […]

Intel Core i9-11900K leak suggests a seriously fast CPU

Intel Core i9-11900K leak suggests a seriously fast CPU By Darren Allan 22 January 2021 Eye-opening single-core performance in Geekbench (Image credit: Future) Intel’s Core i9-11900K, the purportedly incoming 8-core flagship of its next-gen Rocket Lake processors, has been spotted in another leaked benchmark. This one is a Geekbench result posted on Twitter (as spotted […]

Samsung launches ‘870 EVO’ in its SATA SSD Series

Samsung launches ‘870 EVO’ in its SATA SSD Series By Balakumar K 20 January 2021 Offers 38% improvement over its predecessor (Image credit: Samsung) Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of 870 EVO SSD, the company’s latest SATA solution as a part of its SSD (Solid State Drive) series . The new drive, which touts […]

Nvidia has quietly released a surprise new GPU – but it’s not what you think

Nvidia has quietly released a surprise new GPU – but it’s not what you think By Jess Weatherbed 19 January 2021 Powered by Pascal (Image credit: Nvidia) Chances are the Nvidia GeForce GT 1010 announcement may have slipped under your radar, what with all the recent buzz surrounding the latest generation of powerful new Ampere […]

Intel kills off speedy Optane SSDs – so if you want one, buy it quickly

Intel kills off speedy Optane SSDs – so if you want one, buy it quickly By Darren Allan 17 January 2021 Optane M10, 800P, 900P and 905P drives are no more (Image credit: Intel) Intel is to stop producing its dedicated Optane solid-state drives for the consumer market. As Tom’s Hardware spotted, the whole Optane-only […]

Intel’s new CEO declares that it must do better than Apple in PC ecosystem

Intel’s new CEO declares that it must do better than Apple in PC ecosystem By Darren Allan 16 January 2021 Can’t be outdone by a ‘lifestyle company’ (Image credit: Future) Intel has a new CEO , as you probably noticed, and Pat Gelsinger has firmly set out his stall to begin with – with Apple […]

Nvidia could make mining GPUs again, and that’s good news for gamers

Nvidia could make mining GPUs again, and that’s good news for gamers By Darren Allan 15 January 2021 Could potentially help to ease RTX 3000 graphics card stock woes (Image credit: Future) Nvidia is keeping a close watch on developments with crypto-mining regarding its graphics cards, and is potentially ready to again start making new […]