Ryzen ThreadRipper : AMD’s HEDT Champion

AMD has been a busy company recently. The stellar launch of Ryzen 7, 5 and 3 series CPUs has brought them back into the consumer CPU market again and now they are aiming for the HEDT platform, a market that has been primarily never seen AMD competition. AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper chips could very well be the most powerful consumer CPU ever introduced when it releases in August. With up to 16 cores and 32 threads, Threadripper gives the high-performance Intel products currently dominating high-end desktops something to worry about. The…

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AMD RX Vega XTX , XT and XL

AMD has been teasing and teasing about RX Vega for a while now. The Workstation centric version of this card even released a few weeks back and it has been received as a dud from the tech press in general. Barely hitting GTX 1080 level of performance, it surely looks underwhelming, to say the least. But AMD has reminded everyone that the Frontier Edition is a Workstation Card and does not have dedicated drivers for it. They promise the RX Vega cards will be competitive. Well, we will find out at…

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G.SKILL Memory Breaks DDR4 5.5GHz World Record Barrier

Established in 1989 by PC hardware enthusiasts, G.SKILL specialises in high-performance memory, SSD products, and gaming peripherals designed for PC gamers and enthusiasts around the world. Combining technical innovation and rock solid quality through our in-house testing lab and talented R&D team, G.SKILL continues to create a record-breaking memory for each generation of hardware and hold the no. 1 brand title in overclocking memory. Taipei, Taiwan (7 June 2017) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is excited to announce…

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AMD releases Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 update

Since the release of the Ryzen 7 parts, AMD had promised future updates for its brand new architecture. As of now, AMD is keeping their word with their new AGESA update. In AMD’s latest update they have released a lot of information on their new AGESA 1.0.0.6 “AMD Generic Encapsulated System Architecture” update, which is designed to add additional overclocking support to AMD Ryzen motherboards and offer support for a wider range of memory DIMMs.This new update also enables IOMMU groups, which will be very useful for those that want…

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Intel Fires with i9 and AMD responds with Ryzen 9 ?

As much as the title seems to be click bait this is what is happening in the world of CPUs. Provided of course you believe in rumours. Let’s analyse the core i9 news first. According to a photo that originated on the AnandTech forums, the following specifications outline the upcoming Intel Core-i9 CPUs: CPU Name Cores/Threads Base Clock Boost Clock Core i9-7920X 12 / 24 N/A N/A Core i9-7900X 10 / 20 3.3GHz 4.3GHz Turbo 2.0 4.5GHz Turbo 3.0 Core i9-7820X 8 / 16 3.6GHz 4.3GHz Turbo 2.0 4.5GHz Turbo…

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Nvidia Drops the Volta Bomb

Over at GDC Nvidia, today reported the Tesla Volta V100 processor, this is a Volta GPU based on Tensor architecture. Tesla Volta V100 will be manufactured on TSMC’s 12nm finfet handle, driving the breaking points of photo lithography as this GPU is huge. The Tesla Volta V100 graphics processor has 5,120 CUDA / Shader cores and is based upon an incredible 21 Billion transistors. It offers what Nvidia calls 120 Tensor TeraFLOPS of performance. Gaming wise it would perform in the 15 TFLOP (fp32) region, delivered by a new type…

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TechArx Build Guide : ₹ 1,00,000 1440p Gaming PC Build

Quad HD resolution or 2560 x 1440 has been in the market for a decent amount of time, yet it’s not a very popular resolution for PC gamers. This was mainly due to the fact that even 2 and a half years ago you would need a $500 GPU to power games at above 30 fps @ ultra settings at the resolution. But as I mentioned in the last article, with the release of the Polaris and Pascal line of Graphics cards price to performance has received a decent upgrade.…

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AMD RX Vega performance preview

An eye-catching entry in the TechPowerUp GPU database caught the tech world’s attention. The data shows the intimate details of none other than the AMD Radeon RX Vega, a card which, just a couple of days ago, AMD had said it would be launched sometime this quarter. TechPowerUp database states the following about the Card: “The Radeon RX Vega is a graphics card by AMD that is not released yet. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Greenland graphics processor, in its Greenland XT variant, the card…

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NVIDIA launches the Titan Xp, for the staggeringly cheap price of $1200

With the recent release of the GTX 1080ti, the OG Nvidia Titan X ( not to be confused with the Geforce GTX Titan X of the Maxwell Generation ) was no longer the performance king. This was the first time since the launch of the Titan series that the Ti card has not only matched the Titan but also exceeded it. So Nvidia has come up with the idea to refresh the Titan product stack with the brand new Titan Xp. The Titan Xp restores natural balance to Nvidia’s lineup…

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