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GPU prices on eBay seem to be going down

It’s not exactly the end of the chip shortage just yet, but it’s something: the prices of resold graphics cards on eBay is in decline. Reddit user u/gregable gathered GPU prices on the mostly second hand oriented retail site, which have been going down ever so slightly since mid-May. According to cryptocurrency miner, the first […]

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Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flight brings flight sim gear to Xbox consoles

With Microsoft announcing their latest Flight Simulator coming to Xbox Series X/S on July 27th, you might be wondering how console gamers are going to steer planes around. Well, Turtle Beach is airdropping some gear on consoles. The VelocityOne Flight is an all-in-one flight stick, made with Microsoft Flight Simulator in mind. The device works […]

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Xbox embraces the meme, announces Xbox Mini Fridge

If it wasn’t clear already: Xbox doesn’t shy away from some friendly memes. Their chunky Xbox Series X console has been called a “fridge” ever since it was unveiled, and the gaming brand is doubling down on those jokes. During their E3 2021 press conference, Xbox announced an actual “Xbox Mini Fridge”. The overall design […]

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Tesla Model S Plaid comes with AMD Navi 23 GPU

As was foretold by rumors, the new Tesla Model S Plaid features a Navi 23 graphical chipset by AMD. The new infotainment system was fully unveiled by Elon Musk, who promptly claimed that the console came with “PlayStation 5 levels of performance”. After the initial presentation, Musk gave some demos on the system, playing Cyberpunk […]

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Colorful opens world’s first GPU History Museum

The Chinese hardware brand Colorful unveiled a neat addition to their new office: the world’s first museum for graphical processing units. When moving over to Shenzhen New Generation Industrial Park, Colorful developed a space to honor the legacy of graphics cards, called the GPU History Museum. It has yet to open publicly, but visitor registration […]

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Razer helps design Clearbot to clean up plastic in the ocean

Gaming brand Razer is teaming up with ecological start-up Clearbot, to get rid of plastic waste in the ocean. The self-sailing Clearbot is solar powered, driven by AI, and can pick up around 250 kilograms of plastic per cycle. Razer will help redesign the actual mini-boat, as well as help out with scaling Clearbot’s vision. […]

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Leaked benchmarks show RTX 3070 Ti is 10% faster than RTX 3070

Synthetic and gaming benchmarks of the RTX 3070 Ti leaked one day ahead of the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) ending. Videos of the performance tests showed up on the video side of Chinese website Bilibili. The benchmarks originated from TecLab, with the leaker in question obscuring their face with a mask. Performance-wise, it seems the RTX […]

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ASUS’s all-AMD notebook crippled by subpar RAM modules

It’s certainly not the best way to get the message out there that “AMD is back in notebooks”. The collaborative ROG Strix G15 “Advantage Edition” laptop was meant to be the pinnacle of mobile gaming with AMD components, but review samples proved underwhelming. Over at Jarrod’sTech they found the culprit — slow stock RAM modules […]

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AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution launches June 22th

AMD’s answer to NVIDIA’s DLSS is finally in sight. FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) will launch the 22nd of June, for over 100 devices, including some NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards. The technology is meant to help upscale your games to higher resolutions and ray tracing visuals, with less strain on your hardware. AMD unveiled their FidelityFX […]

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NVIDIA unveils RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti; launches in June

As expected, NVIDIA unveiled their new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 during their Computex 2021 presentation. Just like rumors had foretold. The new flagship model is set to launch June 3rd, with the RTX 3070 Ti following on June 10th. Reviews and benchmarks of both cards are to be published one day […]

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