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A leaked Asus RTX 3080 Ti card's faceplate. (Image Source: Videocardz)

NVIDIA GA102-250 RTX 3080 Ti with 9,984 CUDA cores and 384-bit memory interface allegedly in the pipeline

NVIDIA apparently has an RTX 3080 Ti with 9,984 CUDA cores in development and is likely to position it between the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090. Details of the rumored RTX 3080 Ti are not fully available except for the fact that it uses ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:58:00 +0100
The new Radeon RX 6800. (Source: AMD)

The Radeon RX 6800 offers AMD's latest RDNA 2 GPU design and features for less than US$600

AMD introduced the RX 6800 as the most vanilla of its all-new RDNA 2-based line-up today (October 28, 2020). However, based on its specs, it may pack a punch of its own. It offers the same GDDR6 memory and Infinity Cache as its hi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:56:00 +0100
$50 less compared to the RTX 3080 MSRP will get you slightly faster raster performance and 16 GB of VRAM, but not quite on par ray tracing performance. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD announces the Radeon RX 6800 XT gaming GPU and claims a win against Nvidia's RTX 3080

Seems like AMD is winning in so many markets now. Desktop CPUs, server CPUs, AI soon (with the Xilinx acquisition?) and now it finally reclaims the GPU crown with the announcement of the RX 6000 series. The RX 6800 XT model is bea...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:21:00 +0100
Mixing GPU results coming from mobile devices and lightweight laptops might not be a good idea. (Image Source: benchmarks.ul.com)

The new 3DMark Wild Life cross-platform benchmark is reporting some strange results where Apple's A13 Bionic GPUs beat the latest AMD Vega 8 iGPUs

PCWorld tested the Apple A13 Bionic SoC against a few popular laptop processors, and it turns out that the iPhone 11 chip appears to be faster than iGPUs like the Iris Plus and the Vega 8, but it is also significantly lagging behi...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:37:00 +0100
AMD could surprise us even more with the Navi 21 presentation tomorrow. (Image Source: PCGamer)

Nvidia RTX 3080 in trouble: AMD rumored to show the RX 6800 XT GPU winning in considerably more games, both in 4K and 1440p

Info regarding the official Navi 21 presentation tomorrow has been leaked and things are not looking good for the RTX 3080 GPUs from Nvidia. Sources close to RedGamingTech claim that the RX 6800 XT cards will show better raster pe...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 27 Oct 2020 14:58:00 +0100
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti is due to be released soon

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti spotted on GPU-Z with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM; mid-November launch imminent

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti's specs are all but confirmed, thanks to a new GPU-Z listing. It will feature a GA104-200 GPU, 4,864 CUDA cores, and 8GB of VRAM with a memory bandwidth of 448GB/s. NVIDIA is expected to launch the c...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 27 Oct 2020 02:48:00 +0100
The ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX 6800 XT could offer a major upgrade over the current AMD flagship, the RX 5700 XT (Image source: ASUS)

Big Navi ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX 6800XT allegedly boosts to a remarkable 2.5 GHz in 3DMark 11

Tipster @patrickschur_ reports that an AIB Radeon RX 6800 XT part boosts to 2.5 GHz and beyond when running 3DMark 11. The sample was listed as an engineering sample, indicating that retail clocks could go even higher.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 25 Oct 2020 21:19:00 +0100
Upcoming Ampere-powered laptops could replace the current crop of Turing Max-Q devices (Image source: NVIDIA)

Multiple NVIDIA GeForce Ampere Max-Q and Max-P laptop parts allegedly in the works, including the GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q and GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q

According to a recent leak, NVIDIA is prepping multiple mobility-focused Ampere graphics cards. These include, among others, the GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q, GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q, and GeForce 3060 Max-Q. Questions remain, though, abo...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 25 Oct 2020 21:01:00 +0100
Big test results for Big Navi. (Image Source: AMD)

Big if true: pictured Radeon RX 6800 XT engineering sample is beating the RTX 3080 in almost all leaked 3DMark results

Four independent sources reveal that that the RX 6800 XT cards perform up to 19% better in the Firestrike tests, and up to 3% faster in the Time Spy tests, but still trail behind the RTX 3080 in the Port Royal tests that focus on ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:49:00 +0200
Lenovo's Legion Slim 7 can now be equipped with up to a Ryzen 4900H APU. (Image Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo releases the AMD Ryzen 4000H versions of the Legion Slim 7 gaming laptops

Lenovo is now introducing Ryzen 4000H APU options for the world's lightest gaming laptops featuring RTX 2000 GPUs. The new Legion Slim 7 models can be equipped with up to a Ryzen 4900H APU coupled with up to 32 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:11:00 +0200
AMD's RX 6080 XT is rumored to match the Nvidia RTX 3080 at a price point closer to the RTX 3070.(Image Source: AMD)

AMD's RX 6800 XT card allegedly performs on par with Nvidia's RTX 3080 in Fire Strike Ultra 3DMark tests, but costs closer to an RTX 3070

Apparently, AMD did not show off its flagship Navi 21 XTX version with the Ryzen 5000 CPUs earlier this month. Rumor has it that the performance metrics presented back then come from the Navi 21 SKU powering the RX 6800 XT cards a...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:41:00 +0200
(Image Source: PB Tech on Youtube)

Nvidia rumored to cancel the RTX 3080 20 GB and RTX 3070 16 GB models

The cancellation of these two Nvidia models that pack more than 10 GB of VRAM might allow AMD to increase its sales, since the Navi 21 SKUs are expected to get 16 GB of VRAM. Nvidia is currently stuck with terrible yields on the S...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:09:00 +0200
Intel plans to position the top DG2 GPU SKUs between Nvidia's RTX 3070 and RTX 3080. (Image Source: Hexus)

More Intel Xe-HPG gaming GPU specs and performance info leak out

New info coming from Moore's Law Is Dead sources detail Intel's DG2 production process, memory configuration and performance targets that should be between Nvidia's RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 models. Intel is also aiming to offer excel...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:55:00 +0200
The Asus VivoBook Flip 14 could be the first to feature the new Xe discrete GPUs. (Image Source: Asus)

Intel's first Iris Xe Max discrete GPUs may initially launch in notebooks like the Asus VivoBook Flip 14

Previously known as DG1, Intel's Xe discrete GPUs may first launch with select Tiger Lake laptops. One of these could be the Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ convertible that is advertised to be featuring the first Xe dGPU named Iris...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:59:00 +0200
The new 450W BIOS could help the EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra maintain higher boost clocks (Image source: EVGA)

New 450W BIOS for the EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra could potentially take Ampere to new performance heights

Overclockers and enthusiasts looking to get a bit more out of their GeForce RTX 3080 cards have a solid option now in the EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra. EVGA's new BIOS for the card pushes the TDP up to 450W, freeing the AIB ca...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 16 Oct 2020 13:46:00 +0200
AMD Project Quantum still alive: Team Red could soon launch gaming mini PCs with unique designs

AMD Project Quantum still alive: Team Red could soon launch gaming mini PCs with unique designs

Last year, AMD started its anti-NUC initiative, as many of its embedded and laptop-grade APUs can now easily be included in mini PCs. This initiative could soon culminate with gaming mini PCs that are based on AMD's Project Quantu...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 13 Oct 2020 14:27:00 +0200
The Blade Stealth is back. (Source: Razer)

RazerCon 2020 | Razer launches the Tiger Lake version of the Blade Stealth

The inaugural RazerCon event has just wrapped up, leaving a host of new and updated products from its organizer in its wake. The headliner here is probably the refreshed Blade Stealth, although the only real difference from its pr...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 11 Oct 2020 01:04:00 +0200
Nvidia plans to release 7 nm GPUs in 2021. (Image Source: SlashGear)

Report suggests Nvidia could launch improved RTX 3000 GPUs produced on TSMC's 7 nm node in 2021

Is Nvidia ditching Samsung for TSMC in 2021? It looks like Nvidia is not at all pleased with the supply problems created by Samsung's 8 nm nodes with reduced yields and is at least diversifying risk with a significant order of 7 n...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 09 Oct 2020 17:24:00 +0200
The new Alienware Aurora R11 model is here with the option of either an Nvidia RTX 3080 or RTX 3090 GPU. (Image: Dell)

New Alienware Aurora gaming desktops can now be ordered with custom RTX 3080, RTX 3090 GPUs

Dell’s Alienware division has just revealed its upgraded Aurora desktop gaming PCs. As you would expect, the new models feature Nvidia’s vaunted new RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 GPUs, although they have been customized by Alienware to fi...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:41:00 +0200
An MSI subsidiary tried to sell the GeForce RTX 3080 GAMING TRIO X at an exorbitant price. Image via MSI

MSI subsidiary caught scalping RTX 3080 and 3090 GPUs on eBay

Starlit Partner, a sales subsidiary of MSI, was caught scalping MSI's variant of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 for extremely high prices. MSI has claimed that an error is the root of the issue.
Sam Medley, Wed, 07 Oct 2020 20:15:00 +0200
Comeptition is bound to get fierce this Holiday season. (Image Source: ExtremeTech)

Nvidia vs AMD: who is trolling who?

According to some AIB partners cited by Videocardz, Nvidia managed to troll AMD, as it switched the GA104 SKU with the GA102 model in the RTX 3080 GPU at the last minute, so now, apparently Big Navi (Navi 21) is only matching the ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 07 Oct 2020 14:59:00 +0200
BlueField-2x DPU with Ampere GPU (Image Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia's BlueField DPUs combining Mellanox and ARM tech pave way to data center market domination

Nvidia plans to release the first DPUs named BlueField-2 in 2021. These cards will include a Mellanox NIC and an ARM processor with 8 Cortex-A72 cores. There will also be a BlueField-2X card that includes an Ampere GPU for AI-base...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 06 Oct 2020 18:29:00 +0200

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