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GPU Prices Increased by Up to 300% and May Continue to Rise

Sodar, 11 June 2021, 14:24

Buying a GPU these days is a big expense due to high prices, as over the last year they have increased severalfold. Unfortunately it may get even worse.

GPU Sales Explode; Chips are Still Short, but Supply is Increasing

Nicek, 09 June 2021, 12:25

The last few months will definitely be remembered as the ones where buying a GPU bordered on miracle. Despite severe shortages, the PC GPU market continues to grow.

Ray Tracing Also in Samsung Smartphones

Nicek, 02 June 2021, 10:42

Soon ray tracing will hit mobile device. All thanks to the cooperation between Samsung and AMD, in which the smartphones of the South Korean company will be used RDNA 2-based graphics chips.

AMD Announces DLSS Slayer; Big Performance Gains, Also on GeForce

Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 June 2021, 12:48

AMD has unveiled the FidelityFX Super Resolution technology that will help increase the frame rate when playing demanding titles. It is the company's answer to DLSS from Nvidia.

AMD Zen 4 to Require New AM5 Socket; Big Changes Inbound

Sodar, 24 May 2021, 16:54

Leaks suggest that the next generation of AMD Zen 4 processors (including Ryzen 7000) will require a new socket - AM5. It will bring very big changes, including, above all, support for DDR5 RAM.

RTX 3000 Prices Up to Three Times Higher Than MSRP

Nicek, 18 May 2021, 12:41

Following the situation on the GPU market, we can easily see that their current prices are a deterrent to purchase. The amounts we would have to spend on GeForce RTX 3000 or Radeon RX 6000 are even three times higher than suggested by Nvidia and AMD. .

Radeon RX 7900 XT Up to Three Times Faster Than RX 6900 XT

Nicek, 06 May 2021, 15:20

After almost half a year after the release of Radeon RX 6900 XT has passed, first information about its successor, based on RDNA 3 architecture, appeared on the web. RX 7900 XT is to be up to three times more efficient than the current AMD flagship.

Radeon RX 580 Recall Frauds Reported in China

Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 April 2021, 20:57

Chinese retailers have started scamming customers for AMD Radeon RX 580 GPUs, all due to their desire to make money from crypto mining.

AMD Like Intel: Ryzens 5000 With Serious Security Vulnerability

Sodar, 07 April 2021, 16:07

AMD confirms that the new line of processors based on Zen 3 is vulnerable to a Spectre attack. The reason is the optimization mechanism included in the Ryzen 5000 and Epyc processors, among others.

RAM Price Hikes Inbound; GPUs and DDR4 to Become More Expensive

Evil96, 22 March 2021, 17:16

Due to the high interest in electronics, memory prices are increasing. This is reflected in the increase in prices of DDR4 RAM, GPUs and smartphones.

AMD Will Not Restrict Crypto Mining on Radeons

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2021, 14:16

AMD's Nish Neelalojanan confirmed that Radeons will not have limitations that would slow down Ethereum mining. Company's production manager believes that the very architecture of the new cards makes them a poor proposition for crypto miners.

First Reviews: Radeon RX 6700 XT - Good, but Too Expensive

Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2021, 21:28

First reviews of the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU appeared in the web. How does the new proposal of the company compares with competitive systems? We invite you to familiarize yourself with a set of reviews.

New Radeons Will Mine Crypto, AMD Follows Nvidia

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 March 2021, 14:41

More clues have emerged about AMD's plans for cryptocurrencies. The company is allegedly preparing new GPU model designed for miners.

Resident Evil Village System Requirements Revealed by AMD

Ness, 08 March 2021, 17:48

AMD revealed some of the system requirements for Capcom's upcoming game Resident Evil Village. The company stated that we will need a Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU to play the game with ray tracing enabled.

AMD's Share in GPU Market Down 9 Percent

Ness, 06 March 2021, 18:41

AMD recorded a drop in GPU market share. At the end of 2019, it stood at 27 percent. A year later, it was just 18 percent.

PS5 and Xbox Series X/S May Get AMD's DLSS Equivalent

Bart Swiatek, 05 March 2021, 18:00

According to a certain prominent youtuber, AMD's answer to Nvidia's DLSS - FidelityFX Super Resolution - will also work on the GPUs of 9th-gen consoles.

Resident Evil Village Gets Ray-tracing From AMD

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 March 2021, 21:52

AMD has confirmed ray tracing support in Resident Evil Village. Capcom's new game will utilize Radeon's FidelityFX technology.

Radeon RX 6700 XT Announced; Stands Up to RTX 3070

Evil96, 03 March 2021, 21:21

At today's conference, AMD announced the Radeon RX 6700 XT, a mid-range GPU that will rival the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and even the RTX 3070. We learned its specs, price, and release date.

GPU and Console Shortages Could be Exacerbated by Water Shortage

Sodar, 25 February 2021, 17:12

Taiwan is facing a drought. The problem could affect TSMC's microchip factories located there, which use a lot of water in the production of chips for Apple, Nvidia, Intel and AMD, among others.

PowerGPU: AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Highly Unreliable

Ness, 15 February 2021, 15:09

PC building company PowerGPU tweeted stat figures showing that the failure rate of AMD's latest CPUs can reach almost 20 percent. The tweet has now been deleted, but not before it made big waves on the web.

GPU Prices to Increase Even Further

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2021, 17:53

It looks like mid-February could see another price hike for thr already privey graphics cards. All thanks to increased memory prices.

Intel Iris Xe GPU Will Not Work With AMD Processors

Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2021, 15:16

According to the information presented by Intel, the dedicated Iris Xe DG1 GPU will work only with motherboards based on a specific chipset. This means that the GPU will not work with AMD processors.

AMD With Record Earnings in 2020

Sodar, 27 January 2021, 20:22

AMD reported strong revenue increase in 2020. The emphasis on remote working and the resulting high demand for electronics are the effects of the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

We Know the Reason for GPU Shortages

Paul Musiolik, 21 January 2021, 20:45

Why can't we buy graphics cards? Igor Wallossek, well-known hardware guru, investigated the matter and has reached some interesting conclusions.

Crypto Responsible for RTX 3000 and RX 6000 Shortages? Nvidia and AMD Respond

Sodar, 14 January 2021, 18:29

The new GPUs offer much better performance than the previous generation, only unfortunately it's hard to experience that in person. Both the new RTX 3000 and Radeon RX 6000 are hard to find in stores. How do their manufacturers explain this fact?

GTX 970 in 2021 - Dinosaur GPU Battles RTX 3060 and RX 6800

Sodar, 11 January 2021, 18:19

Does a Geforce GTX 970 in 2021 make sense? A renowned youtuber has tested this by comparing the 2014 GPU in new and older games against fresh designs - RTX 3060, RTX 3080 and RX 6800.

Ryzen 7 5700G Benchmark; Rumors Mention Models Without X

Bart Swiatek, 11 January 2021, 18:01

A handful of reports on several AMD processors - Ryzen 7 5700G, Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 - appeared on the web.

AMD Radeon RX 6700 Launch May be Delayed

Sodar, 07 January 2021, 16:47

The launch of Radeon RX 6700, a rival of RTX 3060, may be slightly delayed. The new schedule mentions the end of the first quarter of 2021, that is March. Is this due to problems with the availability of other RX 6xxx cards?

First Reviews: AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT - Almost Like RTX 3090 and Cheaper

Bart Woldanski, 08 December 2020, 19:27

First reviews of AMD's top-shelf GPU Radeon RX 6900 XT, which was supposed to compete even with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090, appeared on the web. Did it close the performance gap?

Intel Core i9-11900K Beats Ryzen 9 5950X in First Benchmark

Bart Swiatek, 07 December 2020, 12:33

Twitter published Intel Core i9-11900K's results in the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark. This is the first leak on the performance of Intel's new CPU. The unit has fared worse than Ryzen 9 5950X.

AMD Promises Reduced Prices of Radeon RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT

Bart Woldanski, 30 November 2020, 13:29

The launch of AMD Radeon RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT turned out to be equally, if not even more theoretical than that of Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000. Stock shortages, price gouging - when can we expect a return to normal?

Cyberpunk 2077 With Ray Tracing on Day One Only on Nvidia GPUs

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 November 2020, 20:37

Marcin Momot from CD Projekt RED cleared up doubts about ray tracing in Cyberpunk 2077. Owners of AMD GPUs will not be able to use this technology at the game's launch.

First Reviews: Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT - AMD Throws Down the Gauntlet

Bart Swiatek, 18 November 2020, 22:08

Reviews of AMD's latest graphics chipsets, the Radeon RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT, have been released online. How do they compare to competing Nvidia GPUs?

Leak Reveals Ray-tracing Performance of Radeon RX 6800 XT

Bart Swiatek, 18 November 2020, 14:35

The leak published by the well-known website VideoCardz revealed the possible performance of the Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU in games with ray tracing.

Leak Suggests Radeon RX 6800 is Faster Than RTX 3070

Bart Swiatek, 16 November 2020, 17:20

Radeon RX 6800's score in Basemark benchmark has appeared on the web. It looks like AMD's new design is faster than the competing GeForce RTX 3070.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 May Bring Back Cryptocurrency Boom

Bart Swiatek, 10 November 2020, 15:56

A rumor has surfaced on the web suggesting that the Radeon RX 6800 GPU can offer much better performance in cryptocurrency mining than Nvidia's top-of-the-line GeForce RTX 3090.

Radeon 6800 and 6800 XT Availability May be Severely Limited

Paul Musiolik, 08 November 2020, 21:11

Asus has reported that interest in the Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT cards is much greater than AMD's deliveries. So we may have another imaginary launch.

Ryzen 5 5600X Demolishes Core i5-10600K in Cinebench 15

Bart Swiatek, 03 November 2020, 17:58

Several internet users have published leaks revealing AMD Ryzen 5 5600X CPU performance on Cinebench 15 and Cinebench 20 benchmarks. AMD's new six-core CPU does much better than the competition and has no trouble going up against an eight-core CPU.

AMD Boasts Radeon RX 6000 Performance

Bart Woldanski, 01 November 2020, 23:13

AMD has released more benchmarks of RX 6900 XT, RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 on its website. Additionally, screenshots from the benchmark of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, which show the capabilities of the weakest GPU when dealing with ray tracing.

Radeon RX 6900 XT, RX 6800 XT and RX 6800 Launch, Price and Specs

Bart Woldanski, 28 October 2020, 21:13

The official presentation of AMD Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards is over. We learned their specs, price and expected performance. Will they be able to compete with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3000 series?

Let's Watch AMD Radeon RX 6000 Presentation

Bart Woldanski, 28 October 2020, 15:16

Today, AMD Radeon RX 6000 GPUs, intended to compete with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3000 series, will be officially revealed. Watch the show with us.

Radeon RX 6800XT Faster Than GeForce RTX 3080 in 3DMark

Bart Woldanski, 23 October 2020, 19:05

Unofficial benchmarks of AMD Radeon RX 6800XT appeared on the web, which proved to be faster than the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 in 3DMark Firestrike Extreme and Time Spy Extreme benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Dethrones Intel Core i9-10900K

Bart Woldanski, 23 October 2020, 18:15

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (Zen 3) CPU has been included in the PassMark benchmark database, taking a spot ahead of Intel Core i9-10900K, the much more expensive performance king to date.

AMD Radeon RX 6000 With TBP Comparable to RTX 3000

Bart Swiatek, 21 October 2020, 20:06

Youtuber Igor Wallosek calculated that the reference models of Radeon RX 6900 XT and Radeon RX 6900 GPUs will require 320 W and 290 W respectively. In case of custom designs the power consumption may be even higher.

AMD Avoiding Nvidia's RTX 3080 Launch Mistakes; Provides Retail Guidelines

Bartlomiej Sagan, 21 October 2020, 14:46

The launch of new generation of AMD hardware is approaching. The manufacturer wants to implement measures to ensure the availability of RX 6000 GPUs and Ryzen 5000 CPUs.

Far Cry 6 for Free When Buying AMD Ryzen CPUs

Bartlomiej Sagan, 16 October 2020, 14:20

AMD is preparing an interesting special offer for those planning to purchase a new processor from the Ryzen family. The next game after AC: Valhalla to be added to CPUs is Far Cry 6.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 Coming Next Year at Decent Price

Sodar, 14 October 2020, 15:09

During the presentation of AMD's new processors, we learned about the prices of the X versions. Meanwhile, standard Ryzen models remain the most popular choice. We don't know how much they will cost, although there was a leak in the case of the R5 5600.

AMD Reveals Ryzen 5000 and Radeon RX 6000 CPU

Bartlomiej Sagan, 08 October 2020, 22:54

After many weeks of waiting, AMD presented its new series of processors, the Ryzen 5000. Based on Zen 3 architecture, these chips are to beat Intel in every possible application.

AMD Announces Ryzen 5000 CPUs Today; Intel Plans Response

Bart Woldanski, 08 October 2020, 15:01

As announced, AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs based on the Zen 3 architecture will be officially revealed today. Simultaneously, Intel has confirmed the release of Rocket Lake-S chips.

Apple Currently Owns Over 25% of the CPU Market

Bart Swiatek, 05 October 2020, 11:59

Another edition of the usual hardware survey appeared on Steam. It shows that AMD already controls over 25% of the CPU market. The data also indicates stagnation in VR goggle sector.