AMD Ryzen Processor Overview

AMD Ryzen CPUs Coming Early March 2017 & Vega GPUs Coming Q2 2017

Dr. Lisa Su during the AMD Q4/2016 Earnings Call said that Ryzen desktop processors will launch in early March and that it should do well in the high-end market. Multiple times on the call they mentioned that it would be happening in early March, so Ryzen isn’t too far off now. Since this was an earnings …more

Mad Catz logo

Rough Times Have Mad Catz Facing Delisting from the NYSE

Mad Catz Interactive recently received notice from the NYSE that due to the Company’s current low selling share price, the Company’s continued listing on the NYSE MKT is contingent upon completing a share consolidation or by being able to get the share price up within the next six months. The notice is obviously one that no company …more

bethesda fallout 4 HR Texture Requirements

Bethesda Announces AMD Radeon RX 490 8GB Video Card

Bethesda slipped up yesterday and announced the AMD Radeon RX 490 8GB graphics card as being the recommended model for the new HD Texture Pack for the PC version of Fallout 4. Many believe this will be AMD’s upcoming Vega 10 GPU powered graphics card and since it was quickly removed from the Bethesda website. …more

NVIDIA Prepare For Battle

New NVIDIA GeForce Game Bundle With Ubisoft’s For Honor or Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

NVIDIA has announced a new game bundle ‘Prepare For Battle’ that was made available today, Tuesday January 31st. Anyone buying a GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 GPU, PC Gaming System or Laptop can choose either Ubisoft’s For Honor or Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands for free. On top of this, NVIDIA is also debuting an easier way to …more


Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.2 Video Card Drivers

The Radeon Technologies Group has released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 17.1.2. This release will add support for the early access/beta launches of Conan Exiles and Ghost Recon Wildlands. This release will also contain new stability improvements and fixes for end user issues. You can download Crimson 17.1.2 drivers here and take a look at the …more


DRAM Price Rally May Continue Into Q2 2017

Global DRAM demand is still strong than the DRAM supply and that will cause prices to continue to increase according to Pei-Ing Lee, president for Nanya Technology in comments made to DigiTimes. Mr. Lee sees the situation ending in the second half of 2017, but it should be noted that he mentioned that the rally could …more

Original NVidia Shield TV Gets Android Nougat Update

Original NVidia Shield TV Gets Android Nougat Update

Owners of the original NVidia Shield TV device, released in 2015, will be pleased to know that the Shield Experience 5.0.2 was made available as an OTA update this morning and is now live for all users. Some of the improvements included in the update are listed below. Personally, I am excited that Amazon video …more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Fire

Batteries Get Final Blame For Galaxy Note7 Demise

On Monday, Samsung along with independent investigators have come to the conclusion that the batteries used for the Galaxy Note7 were the reason the phones caught on fire and blamed a poor design and manufacturing mistakes. “For the last several months, together with independent industry expert organizations, we conducted thorough investigation to find cause to …more

The Exiled

The Exiled MMORPG To Be Released on February 23rd

Since the 1990s we have seen a number of Massively multiplayer online role-playing games – or MMORPGs – hit the market, each with something unique to offer the gaming community. In 1997 EA Games delivered the first mainstream MMORPG , Ultima Online, with intense PvP (player versus player), requiring skills that range from Swordsmanship and Mining …more

Ubisoft For Honor

Ubisoft’s For Honor Closed Beta Will Launch January 26-29

Ubisoft, the same publisher to bring us Watch Dogs and Tom Clancy’s The Division, has just announced that the closed beta for their soon-to-be-released game (For Honor) will be take place between January 26-29 on PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4. For Honor is a hack and slash action game that features three factions at …more

Ryzen GDC Launch Date

AMD Ryzen Processor Launching At GDC Next Month?

It appears that AMD has accidentally posted up the official Ryzen CPU launch date. AMD will be holding a session at annual Game Developer Conference (GDC) in San Francisco and they will be holding a session about ‘Optimizing for AMD Ryzen CPU’ on a TBD date during the show for the ‘recently-launched’ AMD Ryzen CPU. …more

AMD Radeon Software

Radeon Software Crimson Edition ReLive 16.12.2 WHQL Graphics Driver Released

The Radeon Technologies Group released Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.2 video card drivers last month as beta drivers with a list of 15 fixes. AMD just let us know that they have successfully gotten Microsoft to approve Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition, RSCRE 16.12.2, as WHQL certified drivers.  AMD sees this as a testament to the …more

CyberPowerPC Gamer Ultra VR Oculus Bundle

AMD Helps Reduce Sticker Shock For VR Gaming PCs with $499 System

Last week at CES 2017 in Las Vegas we ran across good amount of companies using virtual reality to show off their products or to announce the next best VR accessory. VR was one of the show stoppers at CES 2016 and that trend continued this year. One thing we learned at CES 2017 is …more

AMD Vega 10 Graphics Card

AMD Vega 10 Graphics Card Finally Shown

AMD wasn’t allowing anyone to look behind the side panel of the Ryzen/Vega powered PC when we visited with them at CES 2017, but it appears that Linus of Linus Tech Tips was and likely got paid nicely for it since the video was sponsored by AMD. He was allowed a first look at the AMD …more