Chip Shortage Forces AMD to Pivot Away From Budget Processors
As the semiconductor industry reels from shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, AMD is struggling to meet CPU demand. The company is responding to the crisis by prioritizing high-end CPUs and GPUs for the commercial market rather than budget chips for PCs. Speaking at an investor event hosted
AMD CEO Predicts Chip Supply Will Improve This Year
There’s a possibility we might be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the global chip shortage, which has caused delays in a variety of industries and made the Cold War between China and the US even colder. That’s according to Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, who says she expects
Seagate Reveals the Fastest HDD Currently in Existence
Seagate has unveiled its newest HDD, dubbed the Seagate Mach.2 Exos 2X14. This gargantuan 14 TB hard drive is the quickest in the world, rocking a 524 MB/s throughput, putting it shoulder-to-shoulder with SATA SSDs. The Mach.2 is the first dual-actuator drive produced by Seagate - something the c
Nvidia Caps Crypto Mining Capabilities of Newly Manufactured GPUs
Nvidia is trying to make the latest series of its RTX graphics cards less appealing to crypto miners by slapping mining limits on the newly manufactured batch of GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070, and RTX 3060 Ti cards.      The company announced that the new cards will have a reduced hash rate and
Galax Releases First GeForce RTX and 3070 Models for Ethereum Mining
According to a report by VideoCardz, GALAX has announced the re-release of the GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3070 Black General graphics cards, using NVIDIA’s new, custom-engineered silicon to provide reduced Ether mining capabilities. GALAX internally calls the new versions of the cards LHR or Lowe
Samsung Launches a New and Improved SAS SSD Card
Samsung has started sample shipping the PM1653, an SAS-based SSD that’s twice as fast and layered as its earlier PM1643 model from 2016. The PM1653 is expected to go into mass production in the second half of 2021. It’s based on the PM1643’s technology but with numerous improvements, and fo
Nvidia 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti Graphics Cards Rumored to Launch Soon
According to several news outlets, including HKEPC and ITHome, Nvidia will launch its 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti graphics cards this coming May and June, respectively. The 3080 Ti will supposedly feature a beefy 384-bit memory bus and 12 GB of GDDR6X memory, while the 3070 Ti will bump up RTX 3070’s G
Apex Legends Lands on Nintendo Switch, Supports Cross-Play
The popular battle royale Apex Legends has arrived on Nintendo’s handheld Switch console, as announced on the game’s official Twitter account.  It offers cross-play with PC and other consoles, but not cross-progression at the moment. You can find the game on Nintendo’s online marketplace,
Microsoft Edge Arrives on Xbox, Edge Legacy Support Ends
After a long wait, Xbox consoles are finally getting a browser upgrade: the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge has begun testing on the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One consoles. Alpha Skip-Ahead testers can now use the latest version of Microsoft Edge on both last-gen and current
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