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AMD’s Adrenalin 19.3.2 Drivers Expand DirectX 12, Vulkan Support

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Photo credit: AMD AMD released new Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 19.3.2 drivers to introduce DirectX 12 support on Windows 7, new Vulkan extensions, and support for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 with its graphics cards. DirectX 12 support in Windows 7 might seem a little weird. Microsoft plans to cease work on the operating system […]

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Vectordash Enables Cloud-Based Gaming With GPU ‘Renting’

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Credit: Zivica Kerkez / Shutterstock The problem with cryptocurrency mining is that most “coins” become harder to mine as they grow in popularity. This means that miners often buy a bunch of graphics cards, mine as much of the hottest new cryptocurrency as possible, and then settle for lower payouts until mining the coins doesn’t […]

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AMD Confirms Its Processors Aren’t Impacted by Spoiler Vulnerability

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Credit: AMD Last year the discovery of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities shook the tech world and caused a flurry of security-related anxieties. Earlier this month, researchers discovered another vulnerability similar to Spectre, named “Spoiler,” in Intel CPUs. Just like the Spectre vulnerability, Spoiler exploits the CPU’s speculative execution engine that allows the processor to […]

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Ryzen Up: AMD to 3D Stack DRAM and SRAM on Processors

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AMD revealed at a recent high performance computing event that it is working on new designs that use 3D-stacked DRAM and SRAM on top of its processors to improve performance.  This innovative approach has become a necessity because silicon manufacturing isn’t progressing at a rapid clip as it did during the heady days of Moore’s […]

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AMD SoC Powers Fanless Vnopn K1 Mini-PC

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Chinese manufacturer Sharevdi Technology has released the company’s latest AMD-powered Vnopn K1 fanless mini-PC, which is available for order at AliExpress starting with an affordable price tag of $134. Credit: AliExpress The Vnopn K1 is a mini-PC that’s wrapped in an aluminum chassis and measures 157 x 107 x 25mm. The device relies on a […]

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AMD Silently Rolls Out Dual-Core A6-9400 APU

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AMD is adding a new member to its 7th-generation Bristol Ridge A-Series line of APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) in the form of the AMD A6-9400. The new APU with the part number AD9400AGABBOX retains the Excavator microarchitecture and comes equipped with two Bristol Ridge cores paired with 1MB of L2 cache. Like its kin, the chip is expected […]

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Turtle Beach Agrees to Acquire Roccat for $19.2 Million

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Credit: BlueOrange Studio / Shutterstock Turtle Beach has agreed to acquire Roccat for $14.8 million in cash, $3.4 million in earn-out payments, and $1 million in cash or stock (Roccat’s choice) for a total cost of $19.2 million. The deal was announced on March 14. Turtle Beach said in a press release that its Roccat […]

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Epic Games Responds to Privacy Concerns About its Store

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Photo Source: Epic Games Releasing a new game launcher might be harder than Epic Games thought. People have complained about the Epic Games Store since its launch, and on March 14, a Reddit post about various privacy concerns got enough attention to warrant a response from Epic. The post’s main complaint involved the Epic Games […]